How I reduced our electricity bill by at least 40%

 

 

It’s been a while since I last blogged. Like many of you, most of my updates have been taking place in Instagram. But I wanted to share this story in detail, and it goes beyond the confines of Instagram and Facebook. So I’ll do it the old fashioned way, by writing an entire blog. It has been a while but this is so worth the comeback: I will tell you how I was able to reduce our electrical bill by at least 40%.

First, a little update about my life. My daughters have grown a lot, and so have their needs and interests. I used to blog about cute mommy things for toddlers and babies. I now have a teenager, soon another teen, and a tween. With all the things I do at my work, my small business, my humanitarian work, volunteer work at school and more, the central and most important thing in my day-to-day life is actually managing our home and our family.

It has been a very blessed life so far; I can’t complain. I am grateful for everything that has happened and continues to unfold, even if sometimes life gets overwhelming and out of control. One thing I know we can all relate to is when the monthly household expenses go haywire. What, I spent that much on coffee? The Skyway? Gas? And our Meralco bill? You all know what I’m talking about. Thankfully, these days, I am now a much better planner, and that barely happens. I use tools and new technology that are efficient and convenient in order to help me become more productive and progressive. I think women who balance career, social obligations, and family life may find this helpful too.

 

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This is our guest room at home as photographed by Celebrity Living in Dec 2009 (Photo by Cyrus Panganiban, makeup by Carmel Villongco). Look at how tiny my girls were! We still like hanging out here because it is the coolest place in the house.

 

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This is the guest room now.  It is where I like to relax in the afternoons during the summer months. This is where I like to nap, read, and catch up on my shows. It is the coolest part of our house because our walls in this room are made of old adobe blocks. So it feels cool like a cave. And since June 2018, we upgraded our old air conditioner here to a Carrier Smart+Cool Window Room Inverter Air Conditioner.

 

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That is what the Carrier Smart+Cool Window Room Inverter Aircon looks like in our guest room. Yes, I know I need drapes. Working on that.

 

We live in a traditional antique-style Filipino house built in the 1960’s. It is constructed like an old “bahay na bato” with the ground floor made of adobe walls and the second floor made entirely of wood. Our windows are like museum-pieces, made of capiz shells intricately framed by lattice-work wood. Despite all the architectural features that make it a very cool tropical home – cross-ventilation, high ceilings, ventanillas on our second floor, our modern lifestyle required us to install an air-conditioner in all parts of the home. Mind you, we barely turn on everything at the same time, except maybe when we have a party.

To give you an idea of our set up, here are the air-condition units we have in our home:

Bedroom 1 – wall-mounted, split-type inverter aircon
Bedroom 2 – wall-mounted, split-type inverter aircon
Study – window-type aircon (not inverter)
Kitchen – wall-mounted, split-type inverter aircon
Living room – standing, split-type inverter aircon
Family room – standing, split-type inverter aircon
Guest room – window-type inverter aircon

The most used aircon units are the ones in the two bedrooms. We use them every night continuously for around 10 to 12 hours long. Then we often use the one in the family room and the guest room. During the school-year the kids use the study room a lot. For that one, I am always on their case about not using the a/c too long because it is not yet an inverter. Our refrigerator is also an inverter. But our washer and dryer are not.

So let me show you our energy consumption in terms of peso cost. The highlighted parts in green indicate the time when we switched our aircon units into Carrier inverter air conditioners. The blank parts mean I lost the bill.

 

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As you can see, in 2015 and 2016 our Meralco bill would go up as high as P17,000 to P18,000 per month! I could not imagine how on earth we thought that was okay. When we had our two bedroom units switched to Carrier wall-mounted inverter air conditioners (XPower Gold) in February 2017, you can see that our electrical bill went down dramatically to P9,418.

For comparison, I added up all the bills and got a monthly average. In 2016 before we had inverter air conditioners, our average monthly bill was P15,498. But in 2017, it went down to P11,011. And in 2018, even lower at P9,919. So basically in 2017, on average our monthly bill went down 29% from 2016. And by 2018, it went down another 10% from 2017. And if we compare our bill in 2018 to 2016, our average monthly consumption went down 36%. I hope these numbers are not confusing you. Basically, our monthly electrical bills have gone down immensely even though we use our aircons for extended periods, if not even longer than before.

Here is the other chart that tracks our energy consumption for the past three years. It is an expanded version of the chart I posted above. For some reason, our house has always had two Meralco bills. For purposes of keeping things simple, I have indicated one bill as “Up” and the other one as “Down”. The total monthly expense are highlighted in yellow, as are the energy consumption rates shown as “KWH” or kilowatt per hour.

 

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We can compare July 2017 at P9,740 to July 2016 at P17,010. That is a 42.7 decrease in our electrical bill, on a same month comparison.

 

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The process of drafting our monthly expenses in to a chart was really hard. It took me days. I felt like I was in school again. But I did it. Good thing I kept most of our bills.

 

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To show you how meticulous I was, here are the bills for February 2017 on the left, and February 2016 on the right. The total for February 2017 is 6081 + 3337 = P9418. And the total for February 2016 is 12,770 + 2325 = P15,095. That is a 37% decrease on a month-to-month comparison.

 

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Last year, I wrote a blog about how I use the Carrier Smart+Cool system to help me manage and track the energy consumption of the Carrier inverter unit in our guest room. The Carrier Smart+Cool system is a free downloadable app that you pair with the Smart plug that comes with the Carrier Window Room Inverter Air Conditioner unit. By using the Carrier Smart+Cool app on my phone, I am able to control my electricity bill, monitor my aircon’s power consumption, schedule when I want it to turn on, and have the convenience of turning it on and off from anywhere. There is a real time Live Chat that allows me to get help whenever I need technical support. I can even schedule maintenance, like cleaning, for my unit and all our Carrier units.

 

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I can turn on the aircon using the Carrier Smart+Cool app on my phone, even while I’m away or just working outside in the garden. That way when I get inside, the room is already cool.

 

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With the Carrier Smart+Cool, I can set a budget for our aircon consumption, either in peso value or kilowatt measure. And Carrier Smart+Cool system actually lets me know when I’ve reached my limit.

 

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When my parents were visiting Manila, they were staying in our guest room. They loved that I had the aircon set on a schedule. I set it to turn on every 8pm and to turn off at 6am the next day.

 

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In addition to tracking my aircon unit’s consumption in real time, I can also set a reminder for maintenance. I have to admit that I sometimes forget to have our aircon units cleaned. With the maintenance reminder of the Carrier Smart+Cool, I can make sure our Carrier inverter aircon units are regularly cleaned. A well-maintained aircon will continue to perform efficiently.

 

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This is how the Carrier Smart+Cool plug looks like. It comes with our Carrier Smart+Cool Window Room Inverter.

 

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Once the Carrier Smart+Cool app and plug are paired, you can also use the remote or manual controls.

 

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It took me a few days to organize my charts based on all our Meralco bill records. It was difficult, but it was a very good exercise. It made me even more aware of our energy consumption. With the Carrier Smart+Cool system, my life has gotten so much easier now. No need to make charts and graphs because the Smart+Cool app does it for me.

 

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Here is an example of how I tracked one week’s energy consumption in my Carrier Smart+Cool app.

 

And here is a conversation with a friend a few days ago. I am confident whenever I recommend this product to my friends.
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In our family room, our Klarwind from 2017, a floor mounted inverter aircon from Carrier, continues to give our family comfort without me having to worry about our electrical bills. Since it is also a Carrier inverter, I know that it is energy efficient. The kids love doing their art projects in the family room.

 

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Not only has the Carrier Smart+Cool given me a comfortable and cool home, it has given me the peace of mind knowing that I would not over-spend on our monthly budget. I am confident that my family is comfortable and safe at home.

 

With the convenience and efficiency of our Carrier Smart+Cool system, I spend less time worrying about our bills and have more time to pursue other aspects of my life. And because we were able to drop our monthly electricity bills to up to 40% less, it is much lighter on our family budget. We are able to travel more and do what we love as a family. I also get to go about my business outside the home without worrying too much.

 

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I have since returned to TV, with a new show called CREATE. It is produced by Cignal network and airs on Colours and ONE News. So even while I am away taping my episodes, I can turn on and off the Carrier Smart+Cool and set budget limits.

 

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I have a travel show produced by an airline, and it takes me around Asia. Sometimes I am able to bring a daughter, which is such a huge gift. In Cambodia, I was able to bring Sophia. She learned so much about their history. I love it when my work gives me a chance to also be hands-on as a mom.

 

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And we have been busy as weekend farmers. This our little place where we get fresh air, and fresh produce right on our land.

 

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Patrick and I are working on our little farm shed. We have a long way to go. Like, we need walls. And as early as now, I am planning to put a Carrier air conditioner in that shed. Haha. Farm life, Daphne-style! So whenever we are on our way home from our little farm, I usually turn on our Carrier Smart+Cool Window Room Inverter Aircon while we are about 15 minutes from our city home. By the time we get in, the room is nice and cool.

 

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And whenever we can, we travel as a family. I especially love our extended summers in our other home in Canada. Grateful for the reduction in our electricity bills!

 

Many of us women are balancing our roles at work, in school, in our communities, and most of all in our families. Having tools and new technologies that help us perform our roles more efficiently does wonders for our overall frame of mind. For me, the Carrier Smart+Cool Window Room Inverter Aircon has given me less worry, less time planning and making charts and lists, and the confidence in knowing that my aircon is working efficiently and costs less than before. With that, I am able to do more with my time, and I literally can have long and peaceful sleep at night.

 

If you are looking for an upgrade or a new air conditioner, check out the Carrier products at www.smartcool.ph

 

National Museum of Natural History

 

 

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Earlier in 2018, I started hosting a new TV show called CREATE. It aired in Colours channel carried through the Cignal cable subscription, and continues to air in ONE News. The show is about profiles of creative people. One episode focuses on one subject. Our first season ran well, we are now about to produce our second season. We took a break because I went on a 10 week vacation in our Toronto home. I thought it was more than appropriate to end our first season with a profile on Dominic Galicia, an architect I respect so much.

I have come to know Dominic’s work in the two decades I’ve lived in the Philippines first through the churches he’s built, and the many houses I’ve featured in Urban Zone. I love what he has done in the National Museum of Natural History.

The original neoclassical building was built in 1930 by Antonio Toledo as the Agriculture and Commerce. It had been used as the offices of the Senate of the Philippines for some time, until the National Museum started to integrate the three buildings into a museum complex – including the National Museum of Anthropology and Fine Arts. The pitch of Dominic Galicia Architects and Periquet Galicia interior architects won the bid for the restoration of the National Museum of Natural History and construction started in 2013. It took five years to complete.

The visual focal point of the new National Museum, of course, is the Tree of Life that stands in middle of the atrium.

 

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The architect, Dominic Galicia, explains to me the metaphor of the “Tree of Life” – it is both biblical, mythological, and philosophical.

 

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One of the requirements of the project was to make use of the central space created in the inner courtyard. It once was open and exposed to the elements. Dominic and his team though of creating a central structure like the tree with its canopy covering the space. It is interesting to note that the original structure of the museum does not bear any of the weight of this new structure. It is fully supported by the trunk of the “tree.”

 

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The edges of the canopy of the Tree of Life do not rest directly on the roof and walls of the old building. The weight is completely supported by the trunk of the tree which houses an elevator inside. The Tree of Life is not only symbolic, it is also functional.

 

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A current highlight when visiting the National Museum now is the taxidermies body of Lolong, the world’s largest crocodile caught and placed in captivity, who has now become the iconic “superstar” of the museum. He was caught in Agusan del Sur in September 2011 and unfortunately died while in captivity in February 2013.

 

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This is the taxidermied body of Lolong, displayed in the main atrium.

 

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Lolong’s tail

 

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The walls and windows surrounding the museum were lined with translucent prints of wildlife indigenous to the Philippines. This is the tarsier.

 

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View from upper ramp

 

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I was led to the base of the Tree of Life, where Dominic Galicia showed me the entrance to the elevator.

 

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The elevator shaft in the middle of the trunk is encased in glass.

 

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View from inside the elevator, looking up.

 

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Once you are on the top of the Tree of Life, the elevator opens to this walkway that leads to the galleries. The view from here is quite spectacular.

 

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We continued our interview here.

 

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I asked Dominic to show me the gallery where the 700,000 year old rhino bone was. Since we shot on a Monday, while the museum was closed, the gallery was locked. The actual bones of Lolong is prominently displayed, hung from the ceiling.

 

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This corner gallery is a very impressive space. It used to hold two floors. The project’s interior architect Tina Periquet removed the second floor. The tall arched windows give the larger space a unified feel. Notice the hexagon patterns repeating itself on the mosaic floor and the coffered ceiling? Not only is it visually appealing, it is also symbolic of the shape of DNA, which is the foundation of all the fossils and artefacts displayed in the Natural History museum.

 

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The display cabinet of the 700,000-year-old rhinoceros bone and hacking tool was empty.

 

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Looked like some final touches were being done in the display case. The 700,000 year old rhino bone was on the table. Note that the room was locked. None of us entered.

 

I think the rhino bone should be the star of the museum more than Lolong, the crocodile. But that can be debatable.

This find is so significant not just to the Filipinos but to the rest of the world. A bit of a background, the artifacts (bone and tool) were found in an a river flood plain in Luzon beside a butchered carcass of a rhinoceros. “The ancient toolmakers were clearly angling for a meal. Two of the rhino’s limb bones are smashed in, as if someone was trying to harvest and eat the marrow inside. Cut marks left behind by stone blades crisscross the rhino’s ribs and ankle, a clear sign that someone used tools to strip the carcass of meat.” (Source, National Geographic linked below).

Researches estimate the age of the remains to be 709,000 years old. The earliest evidence of Philippine hominins were found in Callao Cave, and dated to only 67,000 years ago. This rhino bone and tool suggests that the Philippines was occupied before the known origin of our species, homo sapiens. One of the questions is how did early hominins get to the Philippines in the first place. Read more in this National Geographic article, published in May 2018 here.

 

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The ramp to be experienced going down.

 

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A big treat was getting to walk in the private halls and offices of the museum. My imagination was working full force. What could be inside these cabinets?

 

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Interesting artifacts and fossils

 

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I did not touch

 

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Still in progress when we visited in May 2018.

 

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With the production team of CREATE. Exclusively shown in Cignal’s Colours and ONENews channels.

 

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Dominic Galicia, architect.

 

Watch the full episode here: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smart + Cool: How I manage energy consumption at home

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We have turned into people who talk about the weather every single day. In Manila, this is the constant talk now. “It’s so hot!” and “Ang init.” Granted that we’ve been in the middle of summer, but really, it just seems to get hotter every year.

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I’m sure all of you in Manila can relate to this. How hot has it been in the city the past month? Look at the Accuweather report for May 2018. In reality it felt like a degree or two higher. It has been incredibly hot. For reference, 35 degrees Celsius is 95 degrees Farenheit — just 5 degrees away from boiling point. Source: Accuweather

If you’ve been following me on social media you know how I’ve been posting about my guilt-free use of aircon at home. Since December 2016, we have changed our units to inverter-type air conditioners. I can’t be too technical here. Basically inverter airconditoner units have a compressor that operates at high speed in order to cool the room quickly. When the desired temperature is reached, the compressor slows down, maintains same temperature, and saves energy (cost). A non-inverter aircon runs at fixed speed, so it costs you more.

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This is our Klarwind inverter air conditioner from Carrier. We got it in December 2016. It keeps our family room nice and cool. I love how the design is lipstick-thin, it didn’t obstruct the balance of our two elephant lamps.

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That is the Carrier wall-mounted split-type inverter air conditioner in our bedroom. The kids have the same one in their bedroom.

Air-conditioning units are no longer a luxury in the Philippines. Its become a necessity. Since we changed our units to inverter-type air-conditioners in our bedrooms, kitchen, living room and family room, we have noticed the dip in our monthly electrity bills. There was one month where we paid one-third (1/3) of what we spent the year before, with the same amount of use. It was my wish to eventually change the units in our guest room and study from a regular window-type aircon to an inventor. My wish came true and more after I hosted the press conference of Smart + Cool.

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With Mr. Raul Joseph A. Concepcion, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Concepcion Industrial Corporation at the launch of Smart + Cool.

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Mr Concepcion, introducing the Carrier Smart + Cool System.

The Carrier Smart + Cool is a system (Carrier Window Room AC + Smart+Cool Plug + Smart+Cool App) that uses a cool plug attached to your Carrier window air conditioner unit. It helps you to manage your air conditioner usage via a mobile app. It allows you to schedule your air-conditioner to turn on and off when you want it to. You can turn your unit on or off from even from a distance by remote. One of the most interesting functions of the Smart + Cool is it lets you track and monitor your electrical consumption in both peso amount or kilowatt usage. You can actually set a daily, weekly, or monthly budget limit and the app will let you know once you’re hitting your limit. This is a game-changer in smart appliances! Imagine, no more bill shock or guessing games!

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The day finally came when our new window-type Carrier inverter aircons for the guest room and study were delivered and installed.

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Since our house is old, and it already has existing window holes for air conditioners, we kept the model as a window-type and not the split-type wall mounted. The good thing is, this uses inverter technology – environmentally friendly, low electricity consumption, five-year compressor warranty. And that’s not even the most news-worthy part. Let me show you how Smart + Cool works.

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The Smart + Cool app allows you to control and manage your Carrier airconditioning unit from anywhere you are. You can turn it on or off when you’re on the road, or you’re at work. And it lets you track the consumption in either kilowatt or peso. I chose peso. Easier for me, budgeting-wise. But I can easily switch view to see actual energy consumption.

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The dashboard lets you control your aircon unit.

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Like yesterday, I turned on the aircon while I was out for a lunch party. I texted our the kids at home and told them to move to the guest room. The guest room is actually also my husband’s mancave. In the summer months it is the coolest place in our home. This way I didn’t have to turn on the air con in the family room.

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Here’s what it looks like on daily view. It shows that the day before, it cost us P85. And today, our running tab was at P53. I told the kids I wouldn’t let it go beyond P100 per day (for day-use, overnight is another budget limit). I’d be curious to track our consumption over night. But like I said, this is the guest room. Hmm perhaps we should do a sleep over.

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You can also schedule Maintenance Alert. A lot of consumers actually tend to disregard cleaning and maintain their air conditioners. It is so important to be on top of aircon cleaning. Our units are cleaned every six month. For our new window-type inverter unit, we haven’t set up the Smart + Cool app to do the maintenance alert yet. Note to self, set it up. This way, it’ll send me a message reminding me to have my unit cleaned… and Carrier will actually call or text me for a schedule. I love it.

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Basically that’s what it looks like on the wall. You see the Smart + Cool plug on the wall.

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This is the app looks like in Real Time.

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All that from a little cube plug that makes cooling your home so convenient and intelligent.

It’s only been a week since we’ve been using the Smart + Cool System, and I absolutely love it. With this, I can have total control of our new Carrier window-type air-conditioning unit. It has made the management of our air-con much easier. I appreciate the features of the Smart + Cool System by remote, like the on-off facility, scheduler, maintenance service, consumption manager, and real-time chat with customer service.

Watch my Instagram and Facebook page for more and current posts about how Smart + Cool has improved my life, our home, and our genuine family time. For more information Smart + Cool.

#WelcometoIntelligentCooling #CarrierSmartCool

Global Views

 

 

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Julia Buckingham for Global Views

 

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the opening of Global Views, a luxurious furniture shop in Ayala Vertis North Mall. Global Views is a US home decor wholesale company with showrooms and distributors across the US, Australia, China, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and now Manila. It offers a wide assortment of furniture and home accessories that can blend into elegant, refined, casual, and exotic settings. Global Views is the go-to design source of interior designers and decorators for residential and commercial projects. Now in Manila, Global Views is open for retail to the public.

 

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The shop window at Global Views in Ayala Vertis North

 

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The Wiggle Dining Chairs in black, by Julia Buckingham.

 

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Just next door is another furniture shop called Home and Beyond. It is owned by the same couple that owns Global Views. In photo are the Global Views Philippines owner Josephine Lim and her team with influencers Tessa Valdes, Mikaela Martinez, Aubrey Miles, and Troy Montero.

 

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With Tessa.

 

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Home and Beyond has contemporary pieces of furniture and accessories.

 

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Cowhide rugs from Brazil at Home and Beyond. Im wearing a K&Company top, Azotea bracelet, and Rabeanco bag.

 

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With the owners of Global Views, Josephine and Frank Lim.

 

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Dwell Studio accessories.

 

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Wall sculpture that come in nickel, brass, or bronze.

 

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Detail of the wall sculpture.

 

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Kyoto cabinet.

 

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With TV host Regine Tolentino

 

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My favourite, the Link Bunching Table. Pieces with travertine tops shaped like jigsaw puzzles that link together. I also like the many choices of wall decor that come in brass, nickel, and other finishes. Here we see the Lily Pad Clusters in antique nickel.

 

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A nickel plated “gravy boat” used as a wine cooler. This, too, is one of my favourite pieces.

 

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The raindrop rug by Julia Buckingham. I had to show it to scale with my feet. I’m wearing French Sole.

 

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Visit the Global Views Manila showrooms in Ayala Vertis North Mall in Quezon City, and in Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila +63 946 3940.  Follow them in Facebook at GlobalViewsPH and Instagram at @GlobalViewsPH

 

 

My Dyson Pure Cool Link

 

 

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The Dyson Pure Cool Link has made our home healthier and safer.

 

Last November, I got a phone call from the doctor in my daughters’ school. She asked me to pick up my daughter (I won’t identify which one, to respect her privacy) because she was wheezing and having difficulty breathing. We had been warned by the pediatrician that she could develop asthma, there were already telling signs but it was too soon to diagnose. I quickly went to the school and brought her medication. We have been on asthma alert ever since.

Any parent of a child with asthma or severe allergies can tell you that we do whatever we can to prevent episodes and attacks. The most common intervention is to get rid of dust. This involves constant cleaning of your home environment. But there are so many allergens that are invisible to the eye. These can aggravate allergies or worse, can even enter your bloodstream.

Last Christmas, I received the Dyson Pure Cool Link purifier fan. As the name suggests it is a fan and air purifier in one. This is the first Dyson product in our home. And I can’t tell you enough how excited I am to finally own a Dyson – their products are not just technological breakthroughs, but also major triumphs in design.

I just love that the Dyson Pure Cool Link automatically removes 99.95% of indoor allergens and pollutants as small as 0.1 microns from the air. Just to give you an idea of what 0.1 microns means – these are particles that are 1,000 times smaller than a single strand of human hair. These particles are so small it can penetrate the bloodstream and cause respiratory diseases.

The Pure Cool Link is a well-designed vertical bladeless fan with a sleek cylindrical air purifier at the base. It has a small footprint – not bulky at all. Its sleek design goes well with any style of interiors. We’ve seen them usually in new, modern homes. But as you will see, it looks great even beside our antiques and tropical furniture.

 

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Stella was amazed at the fan. Finally she won’t be risking hurting her little fingers. The air she breathes from the Pure Cool Link has been removed of toxic fumes and odours.

 

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The remote control has the simplest and easiest buttons. Nothing frustrates me more than a remote control that I don’t understand. With the Pure Cool Link, you simply turn on the power button and control the strength and circulation. It has 10 airflow settings and an automatic night-time mode for the lightest sleepers.

 

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I love that you can rest the remote control on the fan, and it becomes one with the silhouette. That magnetized surface is perfect for storing the remote control.

 

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The Dyson Link app can automatically monitor the air quality of the room. You can use it to control the air purifier and fan from a remote location.

 

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I downloaded the Dyson Link app so we can see the air quality and purify the air in the room even before we get back home.

 

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Of course I had to try it from outside the house.

 

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The app monitors indoor and outdoor air quality. You can also check your usage and air quality history.

 

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Patrick sent me a screenshot of the app while he was at his office.

 

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Since indoor air pollution can be up to five times worse than outside (due to trapped air), we maximize the use of the Pure Cool Link by moving it around the house. Here it is in our bedroom.

 

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My tiny desk in our bedroom. Yes I have succumbed to working from the bedroom. But we will change this in 2017. I believe the bedroom should be just for resting. The Dyson Pure Cool Link has such a small footprint that it can stand anywhere a letter sized paper can fit.

 

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This uses a Dyson 360 Glass HEPA filter. It has a layer of activated carbon granules that captures odours and harmful toxins like paint fumes. The Glass HEPA filter is the reason it can stop even 0.1 microns of pollutants, as it has borosilicate fibres that are densely compacted and woven together. The filter lasts one year if you use the machine 12 hours a day.

 

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My kids are crazy into art and books. This afternoon I kept the Pure Cool Link on in the family room, so when they come home from school, the air is purified. The sensors inside the machine detects changes in home conditions. So every time I move it to a different location, it analyzes the air quality first, then cleans it.

 

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In the kids’ bedroom. The Pure Cool Link removes pollen and allergens, bacteria and mold, industrial and auto emissions, odours and fumes, ultra fine particles, and pet dander.

 

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The simplest and easiest interface on a remote control.

 

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It looks great in our family room. It can be damp in this part of the house. The machine can detect high levels of humidity and prevent poorly ventilated areas from accumulating excessive mould.

 

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Even scented candles, anti-perspirant, and household cleansers can contribute to poor air quality. We don’t have furry pets, but for those who do, the Dyson Pure Cool Link can get rid of pet dander to prevent allergies on humans.

 

For more information on Dyson Pure Cool Link, visit the Dyson concept store in Greenbelt 5 and in Century City Mall, Rustan’s Makati, and SM Mall of Asia.