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Why You Should Break Up With Coffee

I remember my first cup of coffee in 2013. Awaiting my first semester at university, the hours were long and relaxed. There was little to do but walk, read, think and blog – how lovely! (Netflix, Youtube and amazing data plans were yet to be a thing thing). I drank a kopi-o-kosong: black coffee, no … Continue reading Why You Should Break Up With Coffee

HDB Floormaps and their heat loads

How Much Air Conditioning Do You Actually Need? The Ultimate Guide to Aircon BTUs and Heat Gain in Your Home

Your body is a furnace right now. In this moment, 30 trillion of your cells are metabolising, transforming nutrients into energy. This happens even when you sleep, and keeps us alive. As your cells metabolise, they release heat! Fun Biology Fact But a Bit Too Much Information This heat is an inevitable byproduct of the … Continue reading How Much Air Conditioning Do You Actually Need? The Ultimate Guide to Aircon BTUs and Heat Gain in Your Home

Cool Tools Review: The Embr Wave 1, GreenTEG CORE and FOCI Wearable!

Aaaand here’s the short version! So I really like strange wearables. Especially if they’re related to temperature. Or perceptions of temperature! I want air-conditioning systems to work less for me. For this, I need to want less, which is difficult! Tracking my data is part of a path to find the minimum conditions I need … Continue reading Cool Tools Review: The Embr Wave 1, GreenTEG CORE and FOCI Wearable!

The Big List of DBS Rewards Points – How Much Are DBS Points Worth? (June 2021)

I chose my credit card for the miles. (Note: this post is not sponsored, chill please!) Naturally, I never bothered to check how many points I have. Have you? Just like Grab, DBS has a huge list of rewards which make it hard for me to say what the best bang for my buck is. … Continue reading The Big List of DBS Rewards Points – How Much Are DBS Points Worth? (June 2021)

The Heart of Air-Con: The Artist’s Guide to Water-cooled Chiller Plants in Singapore

For the engineers and techs in the energy & sustainability sector, I am here for you. This is your bread and butter! And I hope to draw it for you with uncommon beauty. What is a Chiller Plant? So.. air conditioning takes up about 50% of energy consumption in our commercial buildings. The cold is … Continue reading The Heart of Air-Con: The Artist’s Guide to Water-cooled Chiller Plants in Singapore

The Big List of GrabPoints 2 – How Much Are Grab Rewards Worth? (Updated June 2021)

Got too many Grabrewards points? Aiyo. If you’ve been buying grabdeliveries during the COVID-19 Heightened Alert, or work somewhere really far from home, it might be worth checking the rewards in your Grab account! It’s a real pain to decide what to use them on, though. Way too many options to scroll through on a … Continue reading The Big List of GrabPoints 2 – How Much Are Grab Rewards Worth? (Updated June 2021)

How to See the Future: All about Asset classes and the economic cycle!

Where do you park your money? Do you shift your investments during booms, recessions and slowdowns? If you just own cash (and your CPF), that’s alright. Savings accounts may grow slowly, but they’re one of the safest investments to keep your earnings safe from market fluctuations. However, inflation risks the erosion of your savings over … Continue reading How to See the Future: All about Asset classes and the economic cycle!

HDB Floorplans

How Much Floor Area Do You Need?

We all face Choice Overload. In Singapore, house options have thousands of sizes and styles and prices – which one do you choose? On top of the ~80,000 houses available, 1600+ renovators are available. There are hundreds of millions of possibilities. How to decide sial. I find it helpful to list your minimum requirements. Specifically, … Continue reading How Much Floor Area Do You Need?

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