It's going to be warmer in Malaysia shopping malls, office buildings
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Expect temperatures in Malaysia's shopping malls and office complexes to go up in 2014.
The Malaysian Association for Shopping and Highrise Complex Management is advising its 400-odd members nationwide to set their air-conditioning at 23°C or 24°C to counter an electricity tariff hike.
Air conditioning, according to the association, takes up the largest share of energy - about 65 per cent - in commercial buildings.
Its president H.C. Chan said most malls in Malaysia are now too cold, with temperatures ranging from 21°C to 23°C.