Passivhaus

Introduction Passivhaus is one of the terms out there in eco-green-sustaintable building land. It may look like its spelled wrong but that's because its originally from Germany. It represents a very strict and high standard of energy efficiency in a building. It isn't (yet) an official requirement or standard but it is gathering momentum as [...]

Are Alternative Energy Technologies Relevant?

We are spending a lot of time looking at potential energy solutions - solar, wind, hydro, geothermal ... anything and everything. There's a lot of knowledge to be acquired and there are a lot of companies looking to sell their products and solutions. The one thing they all have going for them is a promise [...]