08 Jun '17, 3am

Smart technologies offer many perks for HDB estates

The HDB is looking to build more smart towns, such as in Punggol Northshore. (Image source: HDB) Adopting smart technologies in HDB estates has many benefits, revealed the Housing Board’s CEO Cheong Koon Hean, reported TODAYonline . For example, families can reduce their power usage for lights by 60 percent and slash potable water use by 66 percent, while the government could cut manpower needs by 70 percent. But as Singapore builds more smart towns and becomes more technologically advanced, it’s vital to create standards for developing such communities. Even if technologies change, if these protocols have been established, household devices can be conveniently incorporated into the system, she explained. “As we try and develop some of these smart towns, we are working to develop standards with the industry… so that all manufacturers will know that if you follow these stan...

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