European pump manufacturer with distributors in Romania.
Romanian natural paint providers.
Freelance energy and water UK-based consultant
Sealing materials manufacturer.
UK based architects with interesting self-build housing project
The people of Green Building Store (UK) have generously produced and published a freely available online movie about some of the challenges they faced in a Passivhaus construction project in the UK. Though I am wary of taking on the Passivhaus standard as is (reservations I’ve written about in posts about Passivehaus and Rural Studio) […]
We are going to buy land – a special piece of land where we will make a home. What should we look for when buying land? At first we didn’t know how to begin answering this question. But by now we have a better idea of what we want and we put together this list […]
So you purchased some land and you are wondering where and in which direction to place your home? We currently know of three considerations which pretty much answer this question: We sleep with our heads in the east and our feet in the west. We’d like to benefit from passive-solar heat – which means most […]
We want to have a really pleasantly warm house when it gets cold outside. Building with hemp insures that we enjoy a wonderfully insulated home. Now we need to deal with heat – which includes both environmental heating and water heating. In typically built houses which tend to be cold when it gets cold outside […]
I’ve been struggling to understand on if/why a concrete slab is necessary. I completely understand the need for footings and foundations – but slabs are not that clear. It’s somethinge eveyone seems to take for granted … but I am undecided on it. Anyways … I did come across this excellent free eBook generously published […]