Lenka Rihova's Blog – February 2013 Archive (3)

The Next Generation of Solar Panels? V3 Solar’s Spin Cells

Solar panels have become more familiar to us in recent years. At one time you would have been hard pushed to find a set of solar panels on a roof near you. Now it is exceedingly common to find these panels adorning roofs all over your local area, even if you don’t yet have them.

Of course as with any other type of technology,…

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Added by Lenka Rihova on February 25, 2013 at 10:36am — No Comments

PassivHaus – Is it the Future of Home Building?



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The idea of energy efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions is not a new one. But it is one we are hearing more and more about in recent times. and when it comes to reducing energy, the name PassivHaus can…

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Added by Lenka Rihova on February 19, 2013 at 10:30am — 30 Comments

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