Sustainable Architecture Helps Texas Instruments Save Money

Conserving energy is on the minds of most Americans today. With gas prices skyrocketing, everybody is looking for ways to save energy, which translates into saving money. If it takes $500 to heat your home in the winter, imagine how much it costs to heat a huge factory. Obviously any company building a factory needs to be as frugal as possible. Now, you can learn from their innovations. In a heartening move against resource guzzling habits of big industry, Texas Instruments recently built a “green” factory in a town near Dallas, Texas. The company had been tempted to build the plant overseas to cut costs, but instead got creative and redesigned the factory’s blueprints to save money. It was a …

Lancaster Cebu Resort Residences Expands Condotel Operations

Beth Collingz, International Marketing Director of PLC Global an internet based sales and marketing company and lead marketing partners with Pacific Concord Properties, Inc., for the Lancaster Brand of Condotels in the Philippines, recently announced the company has acquired by purchase an additional 27 units in its Lancaster Cebu Condotel adding another 75M pesos to its project inventory and expansion program. This brings the number of properties held in the development to 75 suites with another 120 units to be added before year end for Condo Hotel rental operations. Property is all about LOCATION said Collingz. Mactan, Cebu, provides one with both the laid back pace of provincial living, as well as prerequisites of the urban dweller. Schools, hospitals, restaurants, …

Personal Astrology

Many people turn to personal astrology to help them through the day. This is usually for fun, but some people take it entirely too seriously. What you see in your horoscope each day is not a reflection of who you are, nor is it a real indicator for what your day will be like. Think about it for a moment. If you are looking up the horoscope for Aquarius online or in a newspaper, that listing is for every single person in the world that was born under that sign. What are the chances that listing is accurate for everyone? Its not realistic. You may be able to get a personal astrology horoscope done for you, but this is often …

Architecture school

For some people, it was all about some building that inspired them as a child. Perhaps they grew up in some gorgeous mansion. perhaps they went to one of the great museums of the world as a kid and were completely captivated by it. Whatever it was, a single building got them interested in the process of designing and building others. For other people, architecture schools are part of a political mission. You wouldn’t believe how many visionaries there are at an average architectural school. At the one I go to, they probably make up half the class. Some of them want to design buildings with the idea of providing beautiful and affordable housing to the poor, others to change …