Blog posts • Apr 29, 2015 17:04 SGT
Bustling Kuala Lumpur is often touted as Malaysia's hottest property investment area, but developers are looking further within the country to find other investment opportunities. Here are three of Malaysia's property hotspots outside of KL. [Image Source: Flickr]
Blog posts • Apr 13, 2015 08:30 SGT
The solar panel industry has seen significant growth worldwide over the last decade. Southeast Asia, particularly Malaysia, is becoming a major player in this area of manufacturing.
Blog posts • Apr 02, 2015 10:24 SGT
Advancements in technology have enabled the development of lighting as an automated function within a room or home to adjust to prevailing conditions, hence improving energy efficiency. Here's a look at how smart lighting could benefit living spaces.
Blog posts • Mar 18, 2015 15:00 SGT
Eco-friendly home modifications are good for the environment, but that's not the only reason they're worth investing in. Here's a look at how having eco-friendly features in your home can make your life more comfortable and save you money.
Blog posts • Mar 16, 2015 12:13 SGT
It is estimated that urban environments account for a large percentage of greenhouse-gas emissions. As such, governments are beginning to realise that efforts to reduce a country's carbon footprint should start in its rapidly growing cities.
Blog posts • Mar 13, 2015 08:00 SGT
Luxury coupled with sustainability are the hallmarks of office developments in Malaysia today. The trend began with modestly sized government office buildings, but newer commercial high-rise developments are now taking centre stage.
Blog posts • Mar 10, 2015 10:41 SGT
In part two of our interview with Professor Jason Pomeroy, Panasonic speaks to the eco-architect, master planner and academic about the green-building landscape in Southeast Asia.
Blog posts • Mar 09, 2015 17:23 SGT
Panasonic speaks to award-winning eco-architect, master planner and academic Prof. Jason Pomeroy, principal and founder of Singapore-based architectural firm Pomeroy Studio. In part one of a two-part interview, he talks about the key issues, drivers and trends of green buildings in Southeast Asia.
Blog posts • Mar 06, 2015 10:43 SGT
Developers in Malaysia are exhibiting further commitment to environmental preservation with more green-building developments. These joint ventures highlight continued efforts towards environmental sustainability in the country.
Blog posts • Mar 04, 2015 10:10 SGT
With an abundance of land and the determination to lead the way towards a sustainable future, Malaysia is poised to become the hub of green-building growth in Asia with developments like Iskandar Malaysia underway.
Blog posts • Feb 27, 2015 12:00 SGT
As digital technologies get more and more integrated into our way of life, these smart cities offer a glimpse into the future of sustainable living.
Blog posts • Feb 26, 2015 08:00 SGT
Bamboo is highly regarded as a reliable, renewable and versatile building material in many tropical regions. The plant is one of the world's oldest natural building materials and serves as an important resource for sustainable building in today's eco-conscious world. Panasonic explores ways on bamboo usage as a renewable building resource.
Blog posts • Feb 12, 2015 15:00 SGT
As countries are better able to make use of technology to support sustainable building, remarkable strides are being made in green technology, giving us a glimpse of what's to come.
Blog posts • Feb 09, 2015 12:26 SGT
Homeowners and building developers can save on their energy bills by employing passive cooling strategies in their designs. At the same time, they are helping the country become greener.
Blog posts • Feb 02, 2015 11:21 SGT
In recent years, Asia has seen much advancement in eco-friendly and sustainable building technologies, from establishing government regulations to support green building, to the development of entire smart cities. Here's a top down look at how green building technologies have developed in Asia over the last decade.
Blog posts • Jan 30, 2015 16:00 SGT
A recent Trip Advisor survey cited by the International Ecotourism Club found that 79 percent of travellers feel it's important that "accommodation providers have eco-friendly practices." Explore how Indonesia is showing the way forward with a few noteworthy eco-friendly resorts.