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Raising the Bar for a Stronger & Sustainable Future

It wasn’t too long ago that I shared an opinion that the present day Green Buildings/ Green-Mark policies & initiatives are merely showmanship and status quo; that may not have the best interest of energy conservation. Well, now, the good … Continue reading

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Looking back & forth

2012 in general has been a good year for some people (on this island), and was not something worth shouting about for the multitude. Just a brief recap on some of the highlights for the past year: Somewhere around the … Continue reading

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NOM-NOM-NOMing

As it appears, more people other than me have concerns with regards to the exponentially escalated public housing prices issue. The talk of the town today has finally raised legitimate questions towards how the relevant authorities have structured their pricing … Continue reading

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Genuine Ignorance or Deliberate Incompetence?

July 2012 marks the month of the Queens Jubilee, as well as the Summer Olympic games held in London, UK. Amidst the hype, global attention, international following on free-to-air broadcast, my neighbors & I were unfortunate to be missing out … Continue reading

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Do we wish to see the next century…

It is a known fact that we live in the era of global warming, somewhat similar to what scientists say occurred shortly before prehistoric creatures became extinct (some say, not exactly all). Depleting fossil fuel inevitably goes on the rise … Continue reading

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How to engage reverse gear…

In countries that take environmental responsibility seriously, the government & respective agencies are generous in advocating & investing in healthy practices to reduce wastes, conserve/ farm energies, reduce carbon emission etc. The solutions come in the form of heavy subsidies … Continue reading

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How much is true?

Having been in the industry for long, there has been much talk about dimming functions for lighting that can help to save energy & go easy on your wallets. It’s amazing how many people take that piece of news wholesale. … Continue reading

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