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The Passive House – an energy-saving eco home

There are houses being built Germany, Austria and Scandinavia (with a few examples in the UK and Ireland) which are far in advance of the current building regulations. Called Passive Houses, their goal is to use as little supplementary heating as possible, relying on solar heating, the heat given off by cookers, hair dryers, computers and other appliances, and even that generated by its occupants.

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Carbon dioxide emissions are now considered to be one of the main causes of the greenhouse effect. Consequently the environmental lobby is forcing governments to constantly…

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Energy Report

What is involved? A Chartered Surveyor will carry out an inspection of your property assessing the efficiency of the various building components and heating systems. The…

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