The Green House

All information you need for a green house.

Passive House: Maintenance about 100 Euros per year

An investment by 10-15% higher than for a conventional housing reduces maintenance costs. Passive house does not look like a matchbox, but can be as attractive as a traditional or modern building. In the case of an ordinary house, annual maintenance can reach an average of 450 Euros a month. In the case of a passive house, these costs do not exceed 100 per year. Digits, say experts, are available  [ Read More ]

Solar Panels that work also at Night

Solar panels do not produce energy at night today. Although some manufacturers say they do, their yield is much lower than that obtained in ideal conditions of light, temperature, angle of sunlight, etc. What would be but if this problem would be overcome and our panels would produce electricity at night? Well, it seems that in the near future this will be possible. If you liked physics at school, you  [ Read More ]

Save up to 50% of hot water

Small changes in behavior result in major improvements. About 25% of the cost of utility bills, in the UK, represents heating the water used for showering or bathing, hygiene. It is estimated that over the next years the most important CO2 emissions from domestic use of water will result from use of water for shower. While intended to reduce carbon emissions from homes, small changes in our behavior like reducing  [ Read More ]

Myths about Green Houses

More and more people began to adopt a green lifestyle lately so “green” products no longer are regarded as a fad but as a normal direction in the development and protection of society. Green houses and decorations have been proven to be reliable and advantageous alternatives, but there are some myths about them. Here are some of them: 1 The concept of “green” is a current trend Construction and arrangement  [ Read More ]

What is an “Energy Plus” house?

As passive houses, this uses very little energy, even 10 to 12 kWh / sqm / year (an average home consumes 200-240 kWh / sqm / year), thanks to efficient insulation. But there are some other innovative features of Solbacka house, a real plus energy house. LED lights, for example, saves about 80% of the energy used by ordinary lighting. Recycling water from the shower and reduce household water consumptionby  [ Read More ]

Octopus Heat Pumps IS – an efficient solution?

Heat pumps are a modern and efficient solution to provide a way of heating. Octopusis a Swedish company specialized in producing such devices, with over 25 years experience in the field and known for its heat pumps which are innovative. One is the model IS (Ice Stick), known as “the pillar of ice.” Below we will tell you how it works and why it is so appreciated. First let’s see  [ Read More ]

Use the Power of Wind

Building a wind generator is very simple and cheap. This can save you a lot of money in just a few months. I will present you some of the benefits that this generator can bring to your home. First of all, one important thing is that no fossil fuel use is needed, helping to slow global warming. If everyone would start using alternative energy sources, the amount of greenhouse gas  [ Read More ]

Bamboo – the Green Wonder of Interior Design

Bamboo has become one of the most popular materials in terms of interior decoration. Besides its simplicity, bamboo proves to be an ideal economic resource: it is the only tree plant that grows very fast – up to 1.5 meters per day. If you want to have a green attitude, but also to benefit from modern design and exotic, choose accessories made from bamboo. Parquet Bamboo floors are a common  [ Read More ]

Cool your flat without conditioned air

Hot summer temperatures leave you in your flat without air, you feel like in an unwanted sauna and everything around you suffers – plants, pets and food. What can you do to avoid air conditioned, which charge too much your power bill and it’s not recommended for respiratory health? You can choose the simpler methods, old and yet effective. The conditioned air doesn’t exist for a long, like an invention,  [ Read More ]

Are You Building a Green House?

There are many ways to build a house that will save money long term. Most manufacturers do not normally choose energy efficient products when building a house, because products usually cost a little more, which evade the tax. But for the future owner is worth spending a little more now to save later. Most people do not build a greenhouse and move a few years later, so they do not  [ Read More ]

Are Small Wind Turbi

These days, more and more people think about installing a ...

Signs that you’re

  Recently, a survey has shown that electricians are some of ...

Green driving is pos

  Vehicles take a toll on the environment by causing air ...

Unexpected facts you

  Sloths have become very popular in the past years, and ...

Green bathroom remod

  When living a green lifestyle, one of the main concerns ...

Are Small Wind Turbi

These days, more and more people think about installing a ...

Signs that you’re

  Recently, a survey has shown that electricians are some of ...

Green driving is pos

  Vehicles take a toll on the environment by causing air ...

Unexpected facts you

  Sloths have become very popular in the past years, and ...

Green bathroom remod

  When living a green lifestyle, one of the main concerns ...