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Renewable Electricity PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 31 January 2008

If you are building a new house in South Africa, especially now with power outages and load shedding being the order of the day, it makes sense to invest in a house that is sustainable.


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Polystyrene: Improved Home Comfort & Reduced Energy Spending PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 02 October 2007

Expanded polystyrene is a cost effective material for thermal insulation in a number of building applications.

Automa Building Products are focused on bringing this and other manifold advantages of EPS in building to the South African market.

There is little realization in this country of the influence of both the heat soak effect and alternatively the lowering of internal dwelling temperatures caused by concrete floor slabs and the ground underneath. It is however quite logical when it is considered that the sun never reaches these areas and so there is no opportunity for heat gain.


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Installing a Grey Water System PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 09 June 2007

Questions regarding grey water are regularly sent to this site and we thought this particular set of questions might be useful to you if you are planning to build and want to incorporate a grey water system into your build.  Free Water Systems gave us the following advice:-


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A 5-Star House PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 04 May 2007

Those Aussies don't only know how to play cricket, they have even got it right when it comes to achieving environmentally sustainable solutions for designing and building their homes and, making it easy for everyone to do it.


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Strawbale Construction PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 30 April 2007

"Strawbale Building Can Seriously Transform Your Life" so says the warning on the Strawbale Futures website.

Drivers and firmware downloads for this Acer Computers item like to thank you for Gigabyte GA-8I865GME-775-RH-AS Chipset Driver 7.0.0.1025 making the TravelMate series of notebook computers your choice for your mobile computing needs.


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