Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Mon, 06 Sep 2021 05:37:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Can sustainable, net-zero homes improve our wellbeing, and that of the planet? https://blog.se.com/residential/2021/09/03/can-sustainable-net-zero-homes-improve-our-wellbeing-and-that-of-the-planet/ https://blog.se.com/residential/2021/09/03/can-sustainable-net-zero-homes-improve-our-wellbeing-and-that-of-the-planet/#respond Fri, 03 Sep 2021 11:51:32 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=91003 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 »

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Sustainable home improvement is life improvement https://blog.se.com/residential/2021/08/18/sustainable-home-improvement-is-life-improvement/ https://blog.se.com/residential/2021/08/18/sustainable-home-improvement-is-life-improvement/#respond Wed, 18 Aug 2021 19:58:40 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=90537 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 »

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Is the race for technological innovation another David vs. Goliath story? https://blog.se.com/residential/2021/06/16/is-the-race-for-technological-innovation-another-david-vs-goliath-story/ https://blog.se.com/residential/2021/06/16/is-the-race-for-technological-innovation-another-david-vs-goliath-story/#respond Wed, 16 Jun 2021 15:04:06 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=89025 “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... Read more »

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Energy waste: Can we reconcile consumerism with responsible consumption? https://blog.se.com/residential/2021/05/15/energy-waste-can-we-reconcile-consumerism-with-responsible-consumption/ https://blog.se.com/residential/2021/05/15/energy-waste-can-we-reconcile-consumerism-with-responsible-consumption/#respond Sat, 15 May 2021 07:05:17 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=88318 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... Read more »

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Sustainable Innovation Starts at Home: The Singapore Story https://blog.se.com/residential/2021/04/12/sustainable-innovation-starts-at-home-the-singapore-story/ https://blog.se.com/residential/2021/04/12/sustainable-innovation-starts-at-home-the-singapore-story/#respond Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:50:20 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=87328 Sir Isaac Newton was at his best when he was working from home. The legend goes that when the polymath stayed at home to avoid the plague of 1665, he discovered... Read more »

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Net-zero cities can’t exist without sustainable smart home https://blog.se.com/residential/2021/02/15/net-zero-cities-cant-exist-without-sustainable-smart-home/ https://blog.se.com/residential/2021/02/15/net-zero-cities-cant-exist-without-sustainable-smart-home/#respond Mon, 15 Feb 2021 06:55:54 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=85656 At the recently concluded Davos Agenda 2021, Net Zero cities became the centerpiece, with the World Economic Forum (WEF) calling for an integrated approach to making our cities more sustainable.   Climate change is... Read more »

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Green shoots: 3 predictions for a post-pandemic world https://blog.se.com/residential/2020/12/10/green-shoots-3-predictions-for-a-post-pandemic-world/ https://blog.se.com/residential/2020/12/10/green-shoots-3-predictions-for-a-post-pandemic-world/#respond Thu, 10 Dec 2020 23:03:02 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=84467 COVID-19 manifested itself as a three-pronged challenge: economic, societal and, at its base, human. Some of its impacts will be long-lasting, perhaps even permanent. Yet, despite all the misery the... Read more »

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How We Should Build Sustainable Homes of the Future https://blog.se.com/residential/2020/10/12/how-we-should-build-sustainable-homes-of-the-future/ https://blog.se.com/residential/2020/10/12/how-we-should-build-sustainable-homes-of-the-future/#respond Mon, 12 Oct 2020 12:34:56 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=81556 Compared to many other industries, the construction industry has traditionally been slow at technological development[1].  This is changing rapidly, and more than digitization and emerging technologies, Sustainability is going to... Read more »

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