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Malaysia’s position in the rising solar panel industry

Malaysia’s position in the rising solar panel industry

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.

Mass-market green living: Net-zero homes

Mass-market green living: Net-zero homes

Blog posts   •   Apr 06, 2015 15:13 SGT

Is the choice between a “net-zero” home and high energy bills (and inadvertently contributing to global warming) an easy one to make?

Smart living: Smart lighting for your home and office

Smart living: Smart lighting for your home and office

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.

4 Simple Steps to go Eco-friendly in Your Home

4 Simple Steps to go Eco-friendly in Your Home

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.

Asia's Green Ambitions Should Start from Urban Environments

Asia's Green Ambitions Should Start from Urban Environments

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.

 Working in Eco-Luxury: Malaysia's Green Commercial Architecture

Working in Eco-Luxury: Malaysia's Green Commercial Architecture

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.

Interview with an Eco-Housing Expert: Jason Pomeroy (Part 2 of 2)

Interview with an Eco-Housing Expert: Jason Pomeroy (Part 2 of 2)

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.

Interview with an Eco-Housing Expert: Jason Pomeroy (Part 1 of 2)

Interview with an Eco-Housing Expert: Jason Pomeroy (Part 1 of 2)

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.

Three Malaysian Green-building Joint Ventures to Watch

Three Malaysian Green-building Joint Ventures to Watch

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.

Iskandar Malaysia: A Look at SEA’s Next Eco-friendly Economic Hub

Iskandar Malaysia: A Look at SEA’s Next Eco-friendly Economic Hub

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.

The Future of Urban Infrastructure: Sustainable Smart Cities

The Future of Urban Infrastructure: Sustainable Smart Cities

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.

Bamboo in Construction: Today's Renewable Building Resource

Bamboo in Construction: Today's Renewable Building Resource

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.

Three examples of smart living spaces of today

Three examples of smart living spaces of today

Blog posts   •   Feb 16, 2015 08:00 SGT

Imagine a home you can control with the touch of a button or your voice. Smart technology is revolutionising living spaces, combining automated living with comfort and convenience.

Remarkable green building technologies you can experience today

Remarkable green building technologies you can experience today

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.

Go green and save money with passively-cooled features in your home

Go green and save money with passively-cooled features in your home

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.

Evolution of Green Building Technologies in Asia [Infographic]

Evolution of Green Building Technologies in Asia [Infographic]

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.

Indonesian Eco Resorts: Showing the way forward

Indonesian Eco Resorts: Showing the way forward

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.

Driving Malaysia's Green Building Industry

Driving Malaysia's Green Building Industry

Blog posts   •   Jan 28, 2015 10:00 SGT

Thanks largely to government incentives and the adoption of a green rating system, Malaysia is now at the forefront of the green movement in Southeast Asia.

A Green Awakening in Indonesia

A Green Awakening in Indonesia

Blog posts   •   Jan 26, 2015 12:00 SGT

Indonesia's capital has mandated that buildings must be more energy efficient, while market demand for green projects throughout the country is picking up.

Building Your Dream Green Home Part 2: Technology for the Eco-friendly home

Building Your Dream Green Home Part 2: Technology for the Eco-friendly home

Blog posts   •   Jan 20, 2015 16:22 SGT

An eco-friendly home uses green technology at its heart, working with nature instead of against it. Homeowners and developers can look to a few green-living solutions that have made luxurious green-living an achievable reality.