Welcome to Low Carbon Singapore
Low Carbon Singapore is an online publication dedicated to help Singapore reduce her carbon emissions and move towards the goal of a low carbon economy. Our ...
Singapore’s National Policies on Energy and Climate Change
This summary aims to provide a brief overview of Singapore's national policies on energy and climate change, and is divided into the following sections: National Policy ...
Singapore’s Carbon Dioxide Emissions Per Capita and Carbon Intensity
Is Singapore carbon intensive and a big contributor of carbon dioxide per capita in the world? How do we compare with other developed countries? Let's ...
Conduct an Energy Survey to Identify Energy Saving Opportunities
An energy survey is a simple assessment of the energy use in your organisation and the aim is to identify and correct bad energy habits ...
Individuals and HomesCalculate Your Carbon Footprint Monitor Your Electricity Consumption at Home Use Your Air-Conditioner and Refrigerator Wisely Choose Energy Efficient Appliances and Lighting Find Ways to Reduce Unnecessary Energy Usage Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Your Waste Reduce Your Water Consumption Be Conscious of the Food You Eat Green Your Transport Read More on Individuals and Homes
Businesses and OrganisationsMeasure Your Organisation’s Carbon Footprint or Greenhouse Gas Inventory
For an organisation, the term carbon footprint or greenhouse gas inventory includes the carbon emissions and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions generated directly from the organisation’s activities or use of fuels, and also indirectly from the use of electricity and from the use and disposal of materials, products...Conduct an Energy Survey to Identify Energy Saving Opportunities
An energy survey is a simple assessment of the energy use in your organisation and the aim is to identify and correct bad energy habits and practices. Start by forming a small team to conduct the energy survey, appointing an energy manager as the team leader and recruiting staff from different departments as team members. The...Use Government Fundings for Energy Audits and Energy Efficient Technologies
There are several funding and incentive schemes provided by the National Environment Agency (NEA) to help companies reduce their costs in engaging ESCOs or investing in energy saving equipment and technologies. If companies lack the expertise to manage their energy consumption, they can engage an Energy Services Company...Reduce the Impact of Your Organisation’s Waste, Water and Transport Management
Besides considering the direct energy usage by your business, you should also look at waste, water and transport management as these activities also contribute to carbon emissions. Find out how your business manages waste, water and transport in your daily operations, and take steps to reduce the impact of these activities. . Waste...Adopt Green IT and Green Computing Practices
Green IT or green computing usually refers to making the data centre and other IT system or equipment more energy efficient, and to reduce the environmental impacts associated with IT, such as recycling of computing equipment. You can adopt the following Green IT practices on energy efficiency in your organisation’s...Consider Green Buildings and Green Mark
The buildings sector contributes about 16% of Singapore’s carbon emissions. To reduce the carbon footprint and energy consumption of buildings, the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) is helping companies to build new green buildings or upgrade their existing buildings to greener buildings. The BCA Green Mark...Read More on Businesses and Organisations