Branding & publications
Nobody is more serious than us on optical & thermal testing. We have the following regular and consistent branding and publication activities.
- Laboratory profile
- OTM Insights newsletter
- Advertisement on SG Green magazine
- Corporate gift
- Scientific publications and presentations
Annual publication: Laboratory Profile
We release our laboratory profile annually since 2019.
The lab profiles are with comprehensive information on our qualifications, capabilities and technical insights.
Quarterly newsletter: OTM Insights
Issue 16: Q2/2023
Issue 15: Q1/2023
Issue 14: Q4/2022
Issue 13: Q3/2022
Issue 12: Q2/2022
Issue 11: Q1/2022
Issue 10: Q4/2021
Issue 9: Q3/2021
Issue 8: Q2/2021
Issue 7: Q1/2021
Issue 6: Q4/2020
Issue 5: Q3/2020
Issue 4: Q2/2020
Issue 3: Q1/2020
Issue 2: Q4/2019
Issue 1: Q3/2019
We release our OTM Insights newsletter quarterly since Q3/2019.
In each OTM Insights, we provide a detailed technical insights article and also various news on OTM operation.
Listed below are the past issues of OTM Insights:
- OTM Insights Issue 15 (Q1/2023): Glass color, color difference & color rendering
- OTM Insights Issue 14 (Q2/2022): Daylight reflectance of glasses
- OTM Insights Issue 13 (Q3/2022): Solar control window film and glass optical & thermal performances
- OTM Insights Issue 12 (Q2/2022): Optical property testing for IGDB / CGDB submission
- OTM Insights Issue 11 (Q1/2022): Understanding OTM glass test report
- OTM Insights Issue 10 (Q4/2021): Gas fill and double glazing unit (DGU) thermal performance
- OTM Insights Issue 9 (Q3/2021): Low-e coating and glass optical & thermal performances
- OTM Insights Issue 8 (Q2/2021): Complete list of glass optical & thermal properties
- OTM Insights Issue 7 (Q1/2021): 4 things to check when glass optical & thermal test results are different from manufacturer’s specifications
- OTM Insights Issue 6 (Q4/2020): What are the differences between the NFRC, EN, and ISO glass optical & thermal test methods?
- OTM Insights Issue 5 (Q3/2020): How accurate are glass optical & thermal test results?
- OTM Insights Issue 4 (Q2/2020): How to test optical & thermal properties of glasses from existing buildings?
- OTM Insights Issue 3 (Q1/2020): Partially fritted glazing optical & thermal property testing procedures
- OTM Insights Issue 2 (Q4/2019): Double glazing optical & thermal property testing procedures
- OTM Insights Issue 1 (Q3/2019): Single glazing optical & thermal property testing procedures
Biannual advertisement: SG Green magazine
We advise on the SG Geen magzine published by SGBC biannally, since September 2019.
We also distribute copies of SG Geen magazine with our test report, to both Singapore and oversea customers, to showcase the green building initiatives in Singapore.
We also distribute inflatable travel pillow and notebook to our customers, for their more comfortable journey or more productive workplace.
Scientific publications & presentations
Refer to the list below for the publications and presentations by OTM staff. If you are interested in having a copy of the full text or the presentation slides, please feel free to contact us.
- Chen, F. and Wittkopf, S. K. (2012) Summer condition fenestration thermal transmittance measurement using calorimetric hot box. 53, Energy and Building (link).
- Chen, F. and Wittkopf, S. K. (2012) Solar heat gain coefficient measurement with indoor calorimetric hot box and solar simulator. 53, Energy and Buildings (link).
- Chen, F., Choo, T. S. and Ouyang, J. (2013) The effects of fenestration systems on occupant thermal and visual comfort in the tropics. SB13 Singapore Conference.
- Chen, F. (2013) Annual equivalent shading coefficient (AESC) index for thermal performance rating of fenestration in Singapore. SB13 Singapore Conference.
- Chen. F. (2012) SERIS’ approach towards a standard calorimetric method for solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) measurement. 2012 International Collaboration Seminar: Development of Evaluation Method for G-value, Korea.
- Chen. F. (2012) SERIS’ experience on calorimetric G-value measurement. The 2nd International Seminar Regarding G-value Measurement Method, China.
- Chen, F. (2013) The ABCs of fenestration system U-value and G-value. Seminar on Energy Efficient Facades and Fenestrations in the Tropics, Singapore.
- Chen, F. (2013) Fenestration: the New Focal Point of Tropical Green Building Innovations. SGBC and SIBL Joint Seminar: Holistic Approach to Sustainable Development, Singapore.
- Chen, F. (2013) The ABCs of Facades in the Tropical Climate. 2nd Seminar on High Performance Façades in the Tropics, Singapore.
- Chen, F. (2013) Fenestration System Thermal Performance Rating for Summer Condition. APEC Policy Workshop for Energy Efficient Envelopes, Thailand.
- Chen, F. (2015) New Perspectives on Energy Efficient Fenestrations in Tropical Climate. Fenestration Days China, China.
- Chen, F. (2017) Accurate Measurement of Transmittance and Reflectance for Engineering Applications. PerkinElmer INTour Seminar 2017, Singapore (download).
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