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Six Innovative Concepts Connecting Our Future Homes

Six Innovative Concepts Connecting Our Future Homes

Blog posts   •   Oct 30, 2015 14:00 SGT

In Panasonic’s interpretation of the future, we see six ways in how technology can support the connection that we can share with our homes, the people in our lives and most of all simply make a busy working life just a little bit easier.

Building Foundations for Smarter Cities From the Ground Up

Building Foundations for Smarter Cities From the Ground Up

Blog posts   •   Oct 28, 2015 09:30 SGT

With megacities in Asia developing at a breakneck pace, smarter sustainable developments are becoming readily necessary. Read how Panasonic is building the foundation and defining what smart cities should be through key developments in Japan.

Pretty, Green: How the Changing Aesthetics of Sustainable Living are Winning over Consumers

Pretty, Green: How the Changing Aesthetics of Sustainable Living are Winning over Consumers

Blog posts   •   Aug 12, 2015 10:00 SGT

​As the technology for generating and managing renewable energy sources becomes more sophisticated, a rising number of governments, companies and private consumers are waking up to the possibilities of sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels. But one of the main criticisms that persist is their lack of aesthetic appeal. How is this evolving and winning over customers in society today?

Safe as Houses: How “Smart” Cities Are Reinventing Urban Security for the Digital Age

Safe as Houses: How “Smart” Cities Are Reinventing Urban Security for the Digital Age

Blog posts   •   Aug 05, 2015 11:17 SGT

Modern advancements in digital technology, have steadily reduced the need for obtrusive physical barriers and there is a growing trend towards ultra-discreet security systems and low-profile personal safety solutions among Asia’s wealthy.

Here Comes the Sun: Why ASEAN Homeowners are Turning to Solar Power

Here Comes the Sun: Why ASEAN Homeowners are Turning to Solar Power

Blog posts   •   Jul 15, 2015 17:19 SGT

Energy needs pose various challenges for ASEAN countries as economic development reaches unprecedented growth in the past 25 years. Read how each country has been looking at opportunities in renewable resources.

Why Green Building?

Why Green Building?

Blog posts   •   Jun 12, 2015 09:00 SGT

According to the results of the Green Building Market Report Southeast Asia 2014, green building practices are being adopted by increasing numbers of architects and developers throughout SEA. With 46 per cent of architects having already sought green building certification by 2014, and with 79 per cent stated their intention to do so in the future. What is driving the trend towards green building?

Rainwater Harvesting and Water Management Systems for Greener Living

Rainwater Harvesting and Water Management Systems for Greener Living

Blog posts   •   Jun 08, 2015 15:00 SGT

Recent flooding in Malaysia and Indonesia highlight the need for improvements in water management systems. We take a look home water management systems which can be used to mitigate the effects of heavy rainfall and also make water available for use in times of drought.

How a Geothermal-powered Home Reduces Environmental Impact and Saves Money

How a Geothermal-powered Home Reduces Environmental Impact and Saves Money

Blog posts   •   May 19, 2015 14:30 SGT

Geothermal energy promises to reduce dependence on coal and other carbon-emitting sources of energy. While geothermal energy is important, it is not our only alternative. Large-scale geothermal plants can provide electricity to millions when combined with solar power in individual homes, drastically reducing energy costs with minimal environmental impact.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.