One of our projects is now for sale:
Built on a 809 m2 section next to the historic Riverhead Hotel. The Building is a double storey timber framed building on a fully insulated concrete slab.
The cladding is rebated bevel-back macrocarpa weatherboard left natural. The intersecting monopitch roofs give it a interesting appeal and the north facing roof has a solar-thermal panel installed that provides 75% of the annual hot water. Latest LED lighting installed.
... And Google made a big thing of going carbon neutral in 2007, with a combination of energy-efficiency measures and buying offsets. So much for the online giants – but what can you do? The first step is ... [ +++ ]
Below is a letter I sent after I received a copy of the NZ Herald's "Elements" magazine. A magazine dedicated to health and sustainability. The magazine came wrapped in plastic - as they usually all do. ... [ +++ ]
Via Low-tech Magazine, 03-03-2008 New research shows, albeit unintentional, that generating electricity with solar panels can also be a very bad idea. In some cases, producing electricity by solar panels ... [ +++ ]