The 17 Socio-economic and Sustainable Development Targets

The contribution could be in terms of any one or more of the following 17 socio-economic or sustainable development targets (many of which are reflected in various regional and international vision documents, which also you are welcome to reference; View the Links to vision statements and codes):

  1. Mitigating climate change (reducing direct and indirect emissions)
  2. Protecting the ozone layer (reducing direct emissions)
  3. Harnessing clean renewable energy for enhancing building performance and process cooling regimes across multiple sectors (healthcare, hospitality, oil & gas, etc.)
  4. Safeguarding soil, air and water
  5. Providing thermal comfort indoors or outdoors without compromising on energy efficiency
  6. Providing acoustical comfort
  7. Providing clean indoor air, including in underground car parks (protecting from chemical and microbial contaminants)
  8. Ensuring food safety
  9. Ensuring and supporting the cause of food security
  10. Ensuring vaccine potency
  11. Ensuring fire and life safety
  12. Supporting blood banks and other entities that need specific and mission-critical climate-controlled environments
  13. Protecting and ensuring the wellbeing of data centres, telecom shelters and the like, in terms of proper cooling and dehumidification and, at the same time, ensuring energy-efficient operation
  14. Providing specific ambient conditions with a view to protecting cultural entities (museums and the artworks, within) and to improving the functionality of printing presses and other specialised facilities.
  15. Enhancing the reliability and cost-effectiveness of process cooling while providing safe and comfortable working conditions to those working in the process cooling industry
  16. Giving specific options and choices to government bodies as they explore and implement projects (EXPO 2020, etc.) aimed at national, regional and global development
  17. Other (please specify and elaborate on your contribution towards this socio-economic or sustainable development target)