Why Build Green In Spain

Eco Vida Green Home Spain

1. Build Green in Spain To Save Money
2. Build Green in Spain To Make Money
3. Build Green in Spain To Be More Comfortable

Build Green for Regulatory Reasons
I was going to tell you about the regulations but after more than 20 years living and amongst my Spanish cousins I have become anarchic like them….. to hell with the regulations!

Continue reading

Modern Timber Frame Construction in Spain

Timber Frame House

Timber frame design and technology has come along way in the last 40 years. A modern timber frame building can outperform a reinforced steel concrete frame, which is almost the only construction method in Spain, in almost every circumstance. Whilst not unknown in Spain modern timber frames common place in northern Europe and north America.Continue reading

Can You Build With Recycled Shipping Containers in Spain?

Yes: and it’s been done with great results. These images below are of some studies done by us. Here are some facts: 1. Shipping containers are in many ways an ideal building material. 2. They can provide a strong steel structure. 3. They are cheap to buy: often it’s cheaper to build a new oneContinue reading

Mechanical Ventilation and Heat Recovery (MVHR) In Spain

Heat Recovery Ventilation Spain

An intelligent building isn’t one with a computer: it’s a building so designed that the computer has little to do. Passive Ventilation All good design should allow air to pass through a building. This is especially true in Spain where for most of the year you will want the windows open and to be livingContinue reading