Modern Renewable Energy Systems in Spanish Villas

Renewable Energy

Renewable energy systems have in the past been associated with being weak, expensive, and unreliable. For many people the concept goes with eco-warriors living off grid in situations where they can’t have all mod cons. Well let me tell you. Things have changed! We are installing a renewable energy system in a modern villa thatContinue reading

Do you NEED the Tesla Powerwall battery?

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Under some circumstances you probably do. The key thing about this battery is that it has a high capacity and a high output (so you can run the kettle and the washing machine for example). It’s also small, clean, and easily mountable on the wall. Forget the old days of rows of kind of carContinue reading

How to be Carbon Zero in Spain: Renewable Energy Systems

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This is how to be carbon zero in Spain. You can retro fit an existing house or use these principals for your new build. If you want to be green do this. It’s the biggest contribution you can make towards reducing climate change except for stopping flying and we know you’re not going to doContinue reading

Benefits of Using Living Walls in the design of Spanish Villas

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A living wall or vertical garden can be incorporated into the design of your new build or renovation project. Apart from the benefits listed below you can even use them to grow kitchen herbs and strawberries! 1. Attractive environment – Green walls have a soothing effect. I think it’s true to that that, without knowingContinue reading

Passive House and Airtight Homes in Spain

Passive House Windows in Spain

Passive House (Passivhaus) is probably the worldwide leading standard for energy efficient buildings. It is a concept that has come out of Germany where the principal problem is keeping your home warm in the winter. Effectively no heating is required in a passive house even though it may be minus 10C outside. In Spain thereContinue reading

Energy Efficient Windows in Spain

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Getting this right is not only crucial to the energy efficiency of your villa but also to the comfort and appearance of your home. Heating and cooling consume by far the greatest proportion of household energy use. Data from the European Aluminium Association estimates that 40% of the heating energy lost from homes escapes fromContinue reading