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5 INTERIOR TIPS WE SELDOM CONSIDER

There are so many interior tips or hacks we know, but most of the time we missed to consider items ed to be considered.  Whether it is for a wall, floor or a room, there are many items or ideas we need to check out to be able to maximize it.  Pencil Projects were browsing […]

FOUNDATION CONCRETING : A CONCTRUCTION CHECKLIST

Pencil Projects Inc. have prepared a general checklist before foundation concreting. We believe that all activities before foundation concrete pouring are critical. This checklist, hope to give a guideline for owners and contractors on what to to do or check before getting into foundation concreting. The items included here are all construction items under the finish grade line like isolated and wall footing.

AIR CONDITIONING UNITS – MAXIMIZE YOUR HOME ENERGY

This article will be applicable to both window or split type air conditioning units.  When buying new aircon units, look for the Energy Guide (yellow label) attached to the unit and check the Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER).  As a general rule for units with the same cooling capacity, a higher EER means a more efficient unit […]

KITCHEN EFFICIENCY – MAXIMIZE YOUR HOME ENERGY

We can maximize home energy by increasing the kitchen efficiency.  Appliances use in the kitchen such as a rice cooker, stove, oven, and refrigerator accounts for approximately 26 percent of an average household’s electricity. But this does not mean you have to deprive yourself of the convenience these appliances provide. Having the right cooking habits […]

THE NEW PHILIPPINE ARCHITECT’S CREDO

The Philippine Regulation Commission recently approves the new and concise Philippine Architect’s Credo presented by the United Architect’s of the Philippines (UAP) for they are the Integrated and Accredited and Integrated Professional Organization of Architects (IAPOA). THE ARCHITECT’S CODE OF ETHICS The Architect’s Credo Accountability – I shall work with this general objective that I […]

CW HOME DEPOT IS HAVING A SPECIALTY STORE SALE

CW Home Depot is having a Specialty Store Sale from July 2-8, 2018.   Enjoy at least 5% off on great selections. Per DTI FTEB Permit # 1976, Series of 2018.  So if you are currently doing construction on your renovation, expansion, or a new house, you might want to catch this opportunity and get items […]

TWO-STOREY RESIDENCE PROJECT DESIGN IN LIPA

This is Pencil Projects Inc. just recently finished Two-Storey Residence project design in Lipa, Batangas.  The owners are a start-up family with two kids and they wanted a house that will be Modern, unique yet simple.  In addition to these, they also wanted an open plan for Living, Dining and Kitchen areas.  Also, rooms and […]

10 STEPS TO REFRESH YOUR TIRED KITCHEN CABINETS

Usually, we don’t really think about kitchen cabinets, unless we get bored of them, and then it occurs to us that it might be a good idea to make a change. Nonetheless, this could be quite expensive, so you may need another solution. You could refresh the cabinets simply by adding a new coat of […]

HOW MUCH WOULD OUR HOUSE COST?

How much would our house cost?  The bottom line question, clients ask architects during their first sets of meetings.  The architect would usually explain their floor plan and perspective.  The owner would usually react and collaborate with the schemes but at the back of their head, that question is ready to pop out.  This is […]