Your house is probably one of the biggest assets you own. Renovating and maintaining it is one of the best ways to increase its market value. Even though a renovation might be costly, if it is done smartly and green it can result into significant savings since your electricity and water bill can be reduced.
Many experts now claim that underfloor heating is the best heating option for your house or business as it does not only save energy under the right circumstances but also improves the quality of air. Yet there are some basic facts that you should keep in mind when it comes to underfloor heating. Floor coverings
We should all try to reduce our carbon print for the sake of our planet. Such efforts are a necessity with the current climate changes but in many occasions they come with a reduction in our house energy expenses which is a nice benefit. In specific, the increase in the prices of fossil fuels has caused
Before we can estimate the required size for your autonomous solar panels, we first need to calculate our total energy consumption per day. To do this, we have prepared a practical guide with the simple steps described below: 1. Calculate our total energy consumption First, we need to calculate the energy consumed by our household
Continuing from previous article on energy saving tips – house wall insulation, in the case of cavity walls, insulation is applied by filling the gap between the two wall layers with insulating material. What a good performing insulating material does is to keep heat inside in winter and keep heat from entering in your home
It has been calculated that around 35% of all heat losses in homes with poor or no insulation is wasted through the walls. As in first law of thermodynamics, heat flows from a hotter body to a colder one until thermal equilibrium is reached. So in winter, heat flows from inside (hotter) to the outside,
When we talk about green buildings we refer to the application of techniques and principles for reducing the environmental footprint of ‘having’ and using a building. Constructing and maintaining a green building incorporates applying green principles at all stages; designing, building and using it.
minimize energy losses from window openings by using energy-efficient glass and frames – learn some easy tips that can help you save money on your energy bill
Our actions and lifestyle have both a direct and indirect impact on the environment! Humanity’s aggregated environmental footprint such as exploitation of natural resources, uncontrollable technological progress and unsustainable development, in industry, construction and transportation, has placed global environmental sustainability to great risk and jeopardy. More than ever before, our generation is called to combat