Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Eco homes

Imaging being able to live in a completely eco-friendly house like this one here:
Solar heating systems, sustainable resources, it would be wonderful but how can you???
Here are some points you should take into consideration:
  • If you have a stone floor you won't need air-con because the stone absorbs the heat during the day and releases it during the night.
  • Use locally sourced products where possible as it saves transportation.
  • Try to avoid cement because even though it soaks up carbon from the atmosphere it releases more carbon when it is being made than it will ever soak up.

For a link to a useful site about eco-homes click here

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