When White means Green (the white roof movement)
(image by Gatewaygreen.org) There’s a movement going around called the “White Roof Movement” which says that painting your roof white can help save the environment and your wallet. The idea is that a white roof, having a higher solar reflectance (reflection of ultraviolet rays to reduce heat transfer), leads to less heat being absorbed by your roofing system and thus lessening the need for air-conditioning. I guess this is fairly similar to wearing a black shirt compared
Price vs Cost
I just spent the last 3 days trying to close a prospective client who wanted to have his house built in a mid level subdivision in the south. I received an email inquiry from him thru my webpage I spent the last 3 days introducing myself, my background, my works and basically sharing my experiences. I gave him references to other clients I had worked with and I was hoping he would call them as I am confident that talking to my old clients could only be beneficial to my pitch.
Condominium vs Townhouses (Philippine experience)
I'm sharng an article I wrote a couple of years ago, I feel that though the examples may not be the latest projects but the observations are still spot on, hope this article may be of some value to my readers ;) You need a house and are thinking of either buying a Condominium unit or a Townhouse, these are the two common options for a first time home buyer. The common question though when faced with this choice is… which one is better for you? Today we’ll try to compare the p
10 tips on how to improve your space...
For those in the habit of watching cable TV programs featuring home makeovers where they transform cluttered or boring spaces into sleek and hip new rooms im sure you have at one point or another wondered if you could do the same for your own home. I have collected a couple of tips that may help us spruce up our own homes to get that makeover look. 1. Make sure our big items such as Bed, Sofa, Dining tables have very simple designs, this makes them flexible while allowing yo