Are you paying too much to house your AC?

Typical AC ledge design in Singapore condominiums

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With tropical Singapore’s temperature hovering between 25 to 35 degrees Celsius throughout the year, and relative humidity ranging 70-80% most of the time, air conditioners have become ubiquitous is Singapore homes to provide the level of comfort that we have grown accustomed to. And when more of us start to work from home, we realise that air conditioning has almost become a necessity rather than a luxury.

Air conditioning was a most important invention for us, perhaps one of the signal inventions of history. It changed the nature of civilization by making development possible in the tropics.

Lee Kuan Yew

Residential Air Conditioning

The common AC system used in Singapore residential apartments is the Split-Unit systems, which comprises of two key components: Fan Coil Units (FCU) in the interiors and an Outdoor unit consisting of the compressors and condensers, connected by refrigerant flowing in cooling tubes and copper coils.

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The East Coast WFH Plan

Which condominiums in Districts 17,18,19 (Changi, Loyang, Pasir Ris Simei, Tampines, Hougang, Punggol, Sengkang ) have good provisions of study rooms to create that productive home office or classroom?

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The Work From Home phenomenon may be here to stay. At the time of writing this article, Covid cases has come down in Singapore but our neighbour Malaysia imposed a CMCO (conditional movement controlled order) in KL and Selangor and Europe has reported a resurgence of cases.

Here in Singapore, the government is still encouraging WFH as a preferred work arrangement where possible and requiring employers to limit the number of employees at the workplace at any point in time.

In the first part of this series, we filtered out 1, 2 and 3 bedder units in new condos (T.O.P. 2020 and beyond)  that has a good size study room provision.

Part II of this series continues our search for units with good scoring Study Rooms in completed projects across Singapore.  

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Tips on Reading Floor Plans Part 1 – Walls

Need some help to interpret floor plans as you go about your showflat or unit viewing? Let us give you some tips on how to read a floor plan like a pro.

All About Floor Plans

As the premier real estate data platform that provides analysis on unit design, it’s only natural that Attribuild has accumulated some insights into them. In this following article we will reveal 3 of these learnings to our users.

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What is Attribuild?

Using algorithms and a patented system, Attribuild has applied design analysis on floor plans and created a score for each residential unit in Singapore. Now consumers can have a sense of a unit’s liveability and spatial efficiency and with that be able to make better real estate decisions.

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Singapore City skyline. Photo by Mike Enerio on Unsplash

What is missing in Property search and Property marketing till now?

Think about it, how have you been searching for your home? Chances are, you lock in on a location that you like, use your budget to filter down to units in multiple developments that are available, and trawl through listings (sometimes repeated) or head to multiple show flats (pre-Covid) or view multiple online tours. After some fatigue, you finally settle not the unit and hope you had made the best decision on one of the most expensive purchase.

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