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Retired Oklahoma College researcher suggests how geothermal heat pumps save energy and enhance air qualityEnergy saving
Retired Oklahoma College researcher suggests how geothermal heat pumps save energy and enhance air quality
Are you aware that Gerald McClain, after numerous decades working with geothermal energy master James Bose at Oklahoma State College, has designed an innovative home geothermal cooling and heating solution? Heat pumps work like a fridge in reverse, they normally use electrical energy to transfer heat from one place to another instead of producing heat directly. Consequently, they can be two to three times more energy-efficient than traditional electric heating units.A geothermal heat pump is a c ...
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The advantages of prefabricated wooden housesHouses » Prefab houses
The advantages of prefabricated wooden houses
Many readers write to us because they have well understood the advantages of wooden houses than those built with traditional construction called, or cement and bricks. In other countries, such as here ...
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More than a house is a statement of style and personality. Never a prefabricated house impressed us both with an innovative design but very functional, clean lines and at the same time a very strong p ...
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One of the main criticisms of the various manufacturers of prefabricated wooden houses is definitely the geographical distribution centered mainly in the provinces of North Italy. Fertigbau-Haas has n ...
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Binishells, the most ecological home ever built
The most ecological home ever built, seems too good to be true? Over the past two years, architect Nicolo Bini from Binishells Inc. has been working to evolve a radically innovative construction syste ...
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Wallfit House, as fast as a prefabricated house but solidHouses » Prefab houses
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Norwin Commissions Petaluma, California Wind Turbine
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World''s biggest geothermal turbine crawls into TaupoEnergy saving
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Australia: Energy Efficient Homes, Ceiling Insulation in 2.7 Million Homes
To support jobs and set Australia up for a low carbon future the Rudd Government will install free ceiling insulation in around 2.7 million Australian homes.This investment will support the jobs of tr ...
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ISH 2009: solutions for the sustainable use of water and energy
At the ISH – The World’s Leading Trade Fair for the Bathroom Experience, Building Services, Energy, Air Conditioning Technology and Renewable Energies – in Frankfurt am Main from 10 to 14 March 2009, the industry will show how two valuable resources – water and energy – ...
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German and international top brands at the 2009 ISH
2009 is the year of ISH. From 10 to 14 March in Frankfurt am Main, approximately 2,400 manufacturers, more than half of them from out-side Germany, will present the world’s largest exhibition for bathroom design, building, energy and air-conditioning technology and renew-able energies. The exh ...
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Freedom Of Creation: new standards in sustainable design at IMM Cologne 2009
Freedom Of Creation (FOC), on the heels of success generated for ‘Riot’ during the London design festival, demonstrates the complex microcosm of sustainable innovation in ‘Riot’ for the Cologne IMM design fair.  First shown in the Fall of 2008, ‘Riot’ lamp de ...
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First Solar Photovoltaic Installation on Emory University Campus
A small array of six solar photovoltaic (PV) modules has been installed on the roof of a job-site trailer of Holder Construction Company on the campus of Emory University in suburban Atlanta, Georgia. The solar panels help power the construction of Emory’s New Psychology Building at 36 Eagle Row. Th ...
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Businesses are responsible for approximately 40 per cent of the total carbon emissions in the UK. Today, a product has been launched to help UK businesses do their bit for the environment, and make vast savings on electricity bills. Bye Bye Standby Office is a simple plug-in energy control system, w ...
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Putting heat into skirting: An Eco Revolution in Energy Efficient Room Heating
A unique, innovative and energy efficient way of heating your room is now available in the South West through www.innocentearth.co.uk. Known as ThermaSkirt the system replaces your skirting boards and radiators in one. The effect is indistinguishable from underfloor heating in that it heats the roo ...
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Ricardo helps develop next-generation wind energy
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