Pinoy Green Building

Talk About Green Single-Detached Homes

"I would love to live in a green home; but what exactly is a green home, anyway?"

Green has become fashionable ---the "in" thing, in the last couple of years. Marketing and advertising drove the advocacy to popularity. Eco-consciousness and eco-awareness have landed ground, but is yet to take root in many of our countrymen. Further education is essential. The Green Architecture Advocacy of the Philippines is helping the nation in this regard. They continue on with their series of talks on sustainability in designs.

The next topic will interest many.

Green home


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Retrofitting & Renovation for Sustainability

from the Green Architecture Advocacy Philippines

Buildings consume almost fifty (50%) percent of all the energy produced, and use up seventy six (76%) percent of all the electricity produced! No wonder building owners and users complain about the high cost of utility bills and operating cost. These costs cut down on the profit margins and consequently threaten the viability and sustainability of the business.

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Green Philippines 2011


FREE ENTRANCE TO THE EXHIBIT --- now that's just one reason not to miss this event.

Green Philippines 2011 shall introduce us, show us, teach us, and allow us to see and even, for some, experience, what "green" is all about. Green Philippines 2011 is about green lifestyle. It's about green building. It's about green energy. It's about green manufacturing. And it's about the greening of the Philippines: how sustainability can be achieved, in what way, and at what cost.

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Green Innovations in Design and Construction

This month's GreenAP Lecture delves on Green Innovations in Design and Construction. It is a most interesting topic. We expect to learn about the latest developments in the field of sustainable building and architecture. We've always stated that green architects and engineers are not lacking in creativity.

Certain new challenges need new solutions. This includes climate change and its ill effects. Old problems like the "finiteness" of resources, likewise, need new solutions. This lecture is a must-not-miss event. Do mark your calendars, and invite friends.


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Going Green: Its Cost and Cons

The Cost and Cons of Going Green is the theme to this year's Green Forum. Should this discourage us to turn green? I hope not. Green Architecture Advocacy Philippines (GreenAP) is about education and awareness. It would help that those of us aspiring to do, or currently working on green building projects, become most prepared. There are benefits to going green: these have been the subject of numerous articles and symposia,  and these benefits are all great. Now, through these sessions, we'll learn how to best leverage the gains and pros over the costs and cons.



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