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Category Archives: Ecofriendly Matters
Gleaned from an idea in one of the eco friendly books Here, the concept is to use the power of the sun to heat up rocks which in turn warm the air around them. Then use convection to duct the air into a building. It requires absolutely no input of energy apart from the sun so it is completely free and eco friendly. I think the French know it as a “duct canadien”. Continue reading
Generally getting lots of research done on eco stuff. Regarding solar PV pannel, we are currently looking at alternatives to incorporating them in the roof. This has advantages aesthetically. Also it allows for expansion easily and potentially offers us further … Continue reading
Many thanks to Matthew and Esther Phillips for their information sharing on the eco front. They have sent through a couple of links which are really useful:- http://www.kyocerasolar.de/products/solar_faq.html which is an easy read FAQs on photo voltaics. http://www.naturalinsulation.co.uk/cms_items/20060607164406.pdf which is … Continue reading