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  • Teaming with partners to provide better digital experiences for an omnichannel future

    Teaming with partners to provide better digital experiences for an omnichannel future

    Farrukh Shad is Senior Vice President for Global eCommerce and Retail Go to market at Schneider Electric. With COVID-19 serving as an unprecedented accelerator, the world is going digital....

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  • Interior Design trends everyone is talking about in 2021!

    Interior Design trends everyone is talking about in 2021!

    If you love tracking all the design trends, this blog will bring to you the best of design, every month! While it is easy to get a long list of... Read more » The post Interior Design trends...

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  • The virtuous circle: Partnering across the value chain for sustainable homes

    The virtuous circle: Partnering across the value chain for sustainable homes

    All too often, people think that once something has been thrown away, it ceases to exist. A century of that “out of sight, out of mind” mentality has left our... Read more » The post The virtuous...

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  • Can sustainable, net-zero homes improve our wellbeing, and that of the planet?

    Can sustainable, net-zero homes improve our wellbeing, and that of the planet?

    What makes a home? A front door, four walls, a few windows, and a roof make for a perfect shelter, but home is more than that. Home is where the... Read more » The post Can sustainable, net-zero...

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  • “Be Water”: Unleashing Entrepreneurship in the Age of Disruption

    “Be Water”: Unleashing Entrepreneurship in the Age of Disruption

    Anytime you move into a new role, you inevitably get asked about your management style. It was no different when I moved to Hong Kong to lead Schneider Electric’s global... Read more » The post...

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  • Sustainable home improvement is life improvement

    Sustainable home improvement is life improvement

    Our homes are our cradles, now more than ever. With the global pandemic continuing to affect and restrict us, our homes will continue to shape our livelihoods and impact our... Read more » The...

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  • How to design a smart home that’s fit for the future?

    How to design a smart home that’s fit for the future?

    It’s struck me that in the past, the notion of the “smart home” is one that is brimming with the latest technology, perhaps in a way that fulfils the desire... Read more » The post How to design...

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  • 7 Aesthetic Material Design Ideas to Enhance Homeowners’ Well-Being

    7 Aesthetic Material Design Ideas to Enhance Homeowners’ Well-Being

      As a designer I’m all too aware that we often dive into projects thinking about the large visual features – how will the style of the spaces be defined,... Read more » The post 7 Aesthetic...

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  • MATERIAL INNOVATION: Interview with Frédéric Beuvry, Senior Vice President Industrial Design & Ergonomics

    MATERIAL INNOVATION: Interview with Frédéric Beuvry, Senior Vice President Industrial Design & Ergonomics

    The new world calls for sustainability and innovation to go hand in hand to help consumers achieve most from their environment. Let’s meet with Frederic Beuvry, Senior Vice President –... Read...

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  • [Podcast Series] Road to Net-Zero Homes with Home Energy Management Systems

    [Podcast Series] Road to Net-Zero Homes with Home Energy Management Systems

    Smart Home: As technology and innovation race through the 21st century, it’s beckoning into homes was more a matter of when than how. Yet, the most widely recallable smart home tech... Read more...

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  • Sustaining human connection and resilience during the pandemic

    2020 redefined the future of workplaces!  Virtual teams of today have answered long debated questions around productivity, efficiency and ownership, the pandemic forced us into virtual working...

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  • Is the race for technological innovation another David vs. Goliath story?

    Is the race for technological innovation another David vs. Goliath story?

    “More Proof That Uber Is Killing the Taxi Industry” “How Netflix Bankrupted and Destroyed Blockbuster?” “Is Spotify Killing Our Music Industry?”   These are real headlines, one or more flavors... ...

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  • Single Pole vs Double Pole Switches

    When you think of remodelling your house or taking up a new project, you plan everything; from smart blinds and new electronics to stylish art pieces to go with your... Read more » The post...

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  • Home-Builders have to find serious Sustainable solutions as regulations pave the way to energy positive homes

    Homes consume more energy than we think. In fact, energy consumption at home is expected to increase by 65% by 2050. The scale of how much we will be using... Read more » The post Home-Builders...

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  • Meeting net zero homes regulation with confidence

    Meeting net zero homes regulation with confidence

    Households have both a direct and indirect impact on the environment. A house takes up physical real estate; it produces heat, noise and – in today’s digital age – a... Read more » The post...

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  • Energy waste: Can we reconcile consumerism with responsible consumption?

    Energy waste: Can we reconcile consumerism with responsible consumption?

    For decades, consumerism has been the ‘order of the day’. In the early part of the twentieth century, mass production of the industrial revolution turned to overproduction. Supply was bigger... ...

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  • Pandemic-challenged supply chains and what to expect next: In talk with Zoe ZHU!

    Pandemic-challenged supply chains and what to expect next: In talk with Zoe ZHU!

    The global pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on supply chain networks around the world. Economy shutdowns, trade restrictions, and supply-demand shocks had exposed the vulnerabilities of...

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  • Extreme weather: when it takes smart, net zero homes to address climate change

    Extreme weather: when it takes smart, net zero homes to address climate change

    In this post-pandemic world, ‘home’ is where our lives are. It’s the place where we work, connect with family and friends, where we entertain and unwind. Home can be a... Read more » The post...

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  • The Home of the Future: A designer’s perspective

    The Home of the Future: A designer’s perspective

    Today, as we face the double challenge of a global pandemic and the climate crisis, the health and wellbeing of both people and planet is foremost in our minds. As... Read more » The post The...

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  • What is Smart Home or Smart Building?

    “Home is where the heart and brain are” is the perfect one-line definition of a smart home. Smart homes are the newest additions in the real estate industry. They turn... Read more » The post...

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