Heating and cooling

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John Waters

How To Design A Super Efficient Passive Solar Greenhouse…

How do you design a greenhouse to overcome poor growing conditions, provide a winter space that can cure SADS (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and extend the growing season? In these articles I am going to talk about how to design just a space... Setting Goals, Site Selection, Aspect Ratio and Shape Part 1 of 4... Recently I gave a webinar with Curtis Stone and Small Farm Academy where we talked about how to design passive solar greenhouses as well as how to grow inside of them for profit. In…

Collecting and storing rainwater

The Guide to Home Geothermal Energy

Efficient and economical, geothermal heats, cools and cuts fossil fuel use at home. A ground-fed climate system can free a consumer from fluctuating energy prices and save money on power bills immediately. Here's how it works.

Electric vs. Hydronic Radiant Heat Systems

Choose the best infloor heating system. We cover the pros and cons of electric systems and hot water (hydronic) systems for comfort and space heating. Elect

Le scuole scelgono la geotermia a bassa entalpia per riscaldare gli istituti - Greenreport: economia ecologica e sviluppo sostenibile

Il sottosuolo ha una temperatura pressochè costante che in Italia oscilla fra i 12° e i 14°C, e le scuole hanno deciso di utilizzarla

Les murs chauffants : quels avantages ?

Par rapport au plancher chauffant, le mur chauffant est encore méconnu. Pourtant, plus simple d'installation, il permet de réaliser d'importantes économies d'énergie.

Troubled Houses-Heating/Cooling:

Troubled Houses-Heating/Cooling:from award winning Home Inspector serving homeowners for over 44 years. Now in Winter Park, CO

Boyer, David J / Boyers Park


RADIANT FLOOR HYDRONIC (water) HEATING SYSTEM: This is about installing hydronic radiant floor heating in a slab floor system. While it was done as a new house was being built, in my last house I poured a concrete floor on top of a wood framed floor system and could have put radiant heat in th…

The Basics of Geothermal Heating Systems | House Method

Learn the basics of how geothermal heating systems—how they work, types, cost, energy efficiency, maintenance, and installation.

Commercial Greenhouses - Greenhouse Kits - Custom Greenhouse Design

Ceres specializes in the design of custom commercial greenhouses & greenhouse kits. Contact us today to learn about our commercial greenhouse solutions!

Geothermal Heat Pump Guide: The Costs and Benefits

Wondering what the costs and benefits might be for a sustainable way to heat and cool your home? Let's take a look at the financial payback of a geothermal heat pump.

Improve Attic Ventilation: Introduction

A well-ventilated attic makes for a healthier house. Here's how to keep the air moving with soffit vents.

How We Reduced Our Carbon Footprint | MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Ensure our posterity has a suitable environment by finding inspiration in this couple’s efforts to reduce their footprint.

Electric vs. Hydronic Radiant Heat Systems

Heated floors are luxurious and affordable. We'll tell you how to select the best floor-warming system for your home.