Abstract

Dr. Kuskana KUBAHA

Energy efficiency is an ever-evolving process of continuous learning and innovations. In addition to that, another important aspect that often gets un-noticed is the impact of minor components of building, which plays a crucial role in the performance of the building. Air-conditioning ducts is one such component and being the leading Japanese manufacturer of this building component, Fukagawa DuctNet has initiated this event to showcase its direct contribution towards energy efficiency via its products as well as use the event as a medium to initiate the process to collaborate with the other energy efficiency enhancement promoting organizations.
 

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Venue

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, Ballroom 1 Cluster 2,
189 Sukhumvit Road Soi 13-15, Klongtoey Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand, www.sofitel.com
09 March 2018, 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
 

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Conclusion Summary

This summary captures a half-day programme of presentations and interactive dialogue leading the way towards Energy Efficiency in buildings air-conditioning, which took place on 9th March 2018, 1:00 PM onwards in Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit. The event brought together some 60-70 people from various leading energy efficiency companies and academicians in Bangkok. The event provided a valuable networking opportunity and set the stage for further cooperation among energy efficiency companies in Thailand and Japan.

        Opening the conference, Dr. Kazumi Fukagawa, CEO DuctNet Fukagawa, welcomed all delegates to the event and emphasized the importance of component’s impact on the effectiveness of efficient HVAC systems. He also introduced the role of DuctNet and explained in detail the vision of DuctNet towards contributing to the ASEAN market. He expressed his interests towards paving a way for enhancing high efficiency in HVAC industry.

        Mr. Bhargab .M. Das, founding member Thai Global Energy Co., Ltd. in his keynote address, emphasized the vision of Inclusive Energy Efficiency approach using a 5 Point Energy Efficiency enhancement to attain Energy Consumption Saving, Energy Demand Offsetting and Assuring Cost Effectiveness. Mr. Das emphasized on targeting Applied Performance oriented towards Energy Efficiency rather than on Certificates. He also emphasized that all sectors (industries, educational institutions and financial institutions) should work together to promote energy efficiency.

        Dr. Kuskana Kubaha, Associate Professor, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), introduced the green building energy efficiency project conducted by KMUTT, which is a unique project showcasing the utilization of perfect synergy of different types of energy efficient features. He expressed his desire for more collaboration from the floor for further enhancements.

        Mr. Ikuo Takeuchi, General Manager, Obayashi Corporation in his presentation, introduced his companies Obayashi Corporations view on the implementation of Energy Efficiency via the numerous projects by done by his organization in Japan and Thailand.

        Mr. Alan Boswell, Managing Director, Advanced Energy Saving Solutions Co., Ltd. in his presentation on “HVAC Chiller Plant Optimization”, demonstrated a great representation of the Practical Implementations for bringing out the Best Performance from HVAC facilities. He expressed the interest and desire for association with interested groups for further joint collaboration to enhance the range of such unique services.

        There was a lot of networking/interaction among the heads of companies who attended the event where they all expressed the need towards a joint collaboration to enhance energy efficiency in buildings. Finally the event was concluded by facilitating all the speakers and VIPs who attended the event. Dr. Kazumi Fukagawa, conveyed his gratitude to all participants, particularly they keynote speakers and VIPs in his capacity as the event chairperson. He extended his thanks to the local organizing committee, for their efforts, and expressed his satisfaction with the interactive nature of the discussions while congratulating participants on the extensive networking that had taken place, which he hoped would continue going forward.
 

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