Partnership and a strong commitment to that spirit is the key to a successful venture together – Azendian’s Founder & CEO Bill Lee shared at the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH) which was held at Sands Expo and Convention Centre from 31 October to 2 November 2023.
He was speaking at the ‘Japan Entry to Kitakyushu session’ at SWITCH which lively and robust session was moderated by Masato Tanakai, Senior Director, Business Development & PR Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Singapore. The panel comprised the honorable Mayor of City of Kitakyushu Kazuhisa Takeuchi and Mr Jun Tanaka, CEO of WingArc 1st.
On why Japan is a key market for Azendian Solutions and how an important project has kicked off with Kitakyushu City – Bill shared that it was impossible to ignore Japan being the world’s third largest economy with large urban communities and strong support came in the form of WingArc !st, Azendian’s investor and partner, who connected Azendian to Kitakyushu City. Kitakyushu City, strongly committed to being a global sustainable city through green and digital transformation, was willing to sponsor Azendian with a grant but more importantly, its city managers were incredibly supportive and collaborative for the use of Azendian’s energy optimisation solution. The project demonstrates the successful collaboration and partnership between the private and public sectors. At the forum, Kitakyushu Mayor Takeuchi also elaborated on his city’s appeal and advantages, and a variety of initiatives introduced by members of the Kitakyushu’s vibrant eco-system.
Another showcase of Azendian’s suite of solutions was at the Future of HVAC conference held by AIRAH over 13 to 14 September 2023 in Melbourne.
Matthew Schultz, Azendian’s Regional MD, Australia & NZ, spoke at the event, supported by Liak Huat Koh, GM, Estate Solution & Principal Operations Technology Architect.
“The networking break-out sessions gave us the opportunity to expand on our energy optimisation solutions for a sustainable Built Environment, and to make many connections within the wider industry. We enjoyed learning more from the presentations of others, amongst which were on Refrigeration, the work of Standards Australia and transition of Melbourne Sporting venues to a more energy efficient future,” said Matthew.
Azendian’s Founder & CEO Bill Lee spoke at the “Greening the Built Environment” dialogue organised by the Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong Chapters of #engineersaustralia this past Saturday, 9 September 2023. The event was held in support of the Go-Green Co-Innovation Program announced by #DFAT and #EnterpriseSingapore. See link: https://lnkd.in/g9UtJNFi
Bill’s sharing centered on 2 broad topics covering AI /data science and their roles in achieving sustainability goals in the built environment. AI and data science techniques can be applied to improve energy use efficiency, enhance productivity of the workforce and equipment. Bill shared that Azendian Solutions use data science techniques to develop highly accurate process and system twins which are “closed-loop” and fully automated to achieve gains unattainable before. When applied to Azendian HVAC energy Optimisation Solution (Water & Air sides), they improve energy use resulting in lower utility costs, lower carbon emissions and higher productivity gains.
At the event, Bill connected with Kabi Subramaniam (second from right) President, Engineers Australia (Singapore Chapter) and Co Lead, Knowledge Pillar of the Centre for Climate Action in Cities at Arup Singapore; Dr Alex Cheung (extreme left), President, Engineers Australia (Hong Kong Chapter) and Ir. Dennis Ong FIEAust FIEM PEng CP Eng NER APEC IntPE(AUS) (extreme right), President, Engineers Australia (Malaysia Chapter).
Teamwork and collaboration was hard at work at Azendian’s booth at #bexasia 2023 to promote sustainable solutions for a greener Built Environment. From Azendian Malaysia, Alvin Hong and Gerard Lee were in town to provide support at BEX Asia.
Azendian’s partner, UnaBiz, showcased at Azendian’s booth how customers and partners in the built environment can become climate change resilient by deploying energy-efficient, low-cost IoT devices coupled with long-range network connectivity to help asset owners achieve their sustainability goals. Unabiz’s MD Jonathan Tan also dropped in to render support.
Azendian thanks Singapore Green Building Council for hosting its presence together with other like-minded organisations championing sustainable solutions at #bexasia 2023 so that together, we will advance the cause of a greener Built Environment.
At Azendian Solutions, we are passionate about leveraging the power of AI to drive energy optimization and sustainability. Our innovative solutions can significantly enhance buildings’ performance, reduce costs, and contribute to a greener future.
We are at Day 2 at the Penang Manufacturing Expo – PMAX 2023. Come talk to us at Booth A180. Buzz on Day 1 saw visitors to Azendian’s booth from Malaysia, Taiwan and India, many of whom are discovering such AI-driven tech for the first time.
Azendian is showcasing how our technology can revolutionize Air Conditioning Mechanical Ventilation (ACMV) systems in the manufacturing sector. Azendian’s ACMV solutions leverage AI and Machine Learning to optimize energy consumption, improve efficiency, and enhance indoor air quality. Our innovative analytics layer seamlessly integrates with existing ACMV systems, providing actionable insights and enabling significant cost savings without the need for major infrastructure investments.
Azendian’s GM, Estate Liak Huat Koh spoke at the International Green Building Conference 2023 on 27 June 2023 which covered topics on sustainable practices, optimising energy efficiency, reducing waste, and promoting healthier indoor environments with data and analytics.
Azendian’s Founder & MD Bill Lee shared how to get “From Smart to AI” with innovative energy optimisation solutions for a more sustainable Built Environment at Enhancing Energy Efficiency – Wising Up to Smart Technology with IoT Seminar. The seminar was a collaboration between Singapore Green Building Council and Azendian’s Partner UnaBiz.
The session provided attendees with insights into the ways that smart technology can be leveraged to enhance building performance and sustainability.
“Creating a Sustainable Future with Green Buildings” was the theme and event organised by IPI held yesterday to provide insights into some of the latest innovative technologies, resources, and co-development opportunities that support green building developments. As a subsidiary of Enterprise Singapore, IPI accelerates the innovation process of enterprises through access to its global innovation ecosystem and advisory services. Azendian’s GM, Estate, Liak Huat Koh, engaged the strategic audience with our cutting-edge AI-driven energy optimization solution.
Bill Lee, Founder and MD of Azendian Solutions, was moderator of the panel discussion on “Data gathering & sharing for linear infrastructure planning” at #GeoConnectAsia2023 on 15 March 2023. The theme of the conference, “Advancing sustainable & resilient geospatial solutions for an interconnected world” resonated strongly with Azendian’s commitment to a greener Built Environment through its energy optimisation solutions.
Linear infrastructure is part of the larger Built Environment which contributes to about 40% of carbon emissions in the world today. AI and data analytics offer up solutions to achieve productivity gains and emission reductions or control. The panel discussed the possibilities, best practices and future of data use in Linear Infrastructure and the Built Environment.
Sharing experience and insights at the panel were (in photo) Mutiara Zainal Farid, General Manager, Land Acquisition, YTL Construction; Kim Young Ji , Strategic Advisory Lead, Jacobs; Joelle Choo, Group Digital Transformation Director, Surbana Jurong and Donny Darmawan, Australasia Spatial and Data Engineering Leader, Arup.
Singapore, 8 November 2022 – Addressing an 80-strong crowd, Bill Lee, Azendian’s Founder & MD presented From Smart to AI in the Built Environment – digitalisation and applying AI in the Built Environment at a joint seminar with Singapore Green Building Council and Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd held on 8 November 2022.
At the over-subscribed seminar, #SGBC members learnt about the innovations and technology towards achieving a low carbon, sustainable future alongside an overview of the strategies employed in Keppel Infrastructure@Changi, which achieved the Green Mark Platinum Positive Energy (GM:2021) accolade in July 2022. As Keppel Infrastructure’s Technology Partner, Azendian elaborated on how its Unified Platform enables real-time data capture to support fault/false detection and predictive maintenance and how a digital twin enables #ACMV equipment to operate optimally with zero human intervention and achieve unparalleled savings and productivity through Machine Learning and Data Driven AI solutions.
Undoubtedly, the “ta-dah” moment of the event was the reveal of Keppel’s Operations Nerve Centre and the tour following where participants had a peek into how Keppel Infrastructure harnesses advanced digital and machine learning technologies for real-time monitoring and energy optimisation of its operations across Singapore and beyond.