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Passive House - the concept

The things I have been doing and the people I have been meeting recently has led me to learn and think so much more about Passive Houses. 322 more words


Eco Living

Last week, we visited the Lammas project. For those who haven’t heard of it, this is a nine dwelling Eco village on a forty acre site in Pembrokeshire. 402 more words


Top seven myths of Green Building

A lot of people tell me why Green Building doesn’t work.  Here’s what I’ve heard and my general response…

  • Green Building Costs Too Much
    • The costs of a Green Home are very dependent on the strategies used to accomplish its green-ness. 
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Another INTEWA AQUALOOP Greywater Recycling system has been installed in Christchurch by ALOAQUA.

2 x 500 ltr tanks have been installed in the ground at the end of the drive way, catching the greywater from the 2 bathrooms and treating it to nearly drink water quality to reuse it again for flushing the toilets, the washing machine and irrigation. 64 more words

Greywater Recycling

Another fun day in the life of entrepreneurs!

Forget about using wood, steel and plastic.  Rome still stands because its built out of raw earth elements.  Why not explore that possibility for the modern day society!


The role of FM: giving an extended ‘green’ life to new buildings from inception to innovation

By Markus Oberlin, CEO, Farnek

Every building needs to run efficiently, cost-effectively and sustainably, much in the same way that you look after your health. Buildings, like human resources, are valuable assets and we all want to keep our ‘operating costs’ to a minimum whilst maximising performance. 722 more words

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Carnegie Hall, the world renowned concert hall that has stood at 881 7th Ave. in Manhattan since 1891, has turned green with sustainability. With the help of global technology company Siemens, Carnegie Hall recently obtained the U.S. 206 more words