The Green House

All information you need for a green house.

Solar Panels

Solar panel – general notions about the solar panel In short, the solar panel is a device used for power generation. Energy that does not require raw materials, it is not polluted and in addition, is free and renewable. Sounds interesting, right? Entering into details, solar panels are means of capture and use of solar energy. There are two main types of solar panels currently used: Solar panels used for  [ Read More ]

How much costs a House with own Energy

To be energetic independent, a house needs special equipment. For a house with an area of about 100 square meters, capable of producing its own energy, construction materials and all costs of environmental equipment and can reach 45,000 Euros. Solar panels, wind, infrared heaters, devices for compacting PET bottles are just some of the exhibits that attract the numerous visitors to eco presentations. Only look for machines because the prices  [ Read More ]

Green Kitchen Ideas

In the recent years, the people’s impulse to bring in the green component in their homes and their lives has become a lot stronger and more obvious. Everywhere you look and any discussion you hear, the aspects of “green” and “healthy” are always present. The truth is that the methods of obtaining such a lifestyle are more simple and accessible than ever. The kitchen can be considered the main energy  [ Read More ]

Traditional Houses-cheap and ecological

Who does not want a house warm in winter and cool in summer? For such housing all industrial products fade in front of more accessibility clay, think the British builders. The inhabitants of North Africa used clay as a building material since the 11th century. The combination of clay and straw drew the attention of Europeans three centuries later, so that in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, the majority of  [ Read More ]

Wood Houses

Why are wood houses more environmentally friendly than those of brick or other materials? First, because wood is a renewable resource and, secondly, because such construction involves less energy consumption for heating. Another strong argument in favor of wooden houses is also the cost of construction somewhat reduced compared with the housing made of other materials. Neither conditioning is not very expensive, well-insulated wooden house proved to be cool enough  [ Read More ]

Passive Solar Energy

The passive solar system means the interaction between solar radiation and buildings, not needing active components. When a fluid transfer and distribute solar heat in the building of solar is used the term active both active and passive solar are using infrared rays systems. Before the introduction of boilers and heat distribution systems such as radiators or aero terms, the primary form of control the climate inside the building was  [ Read More ]

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 ]

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