Download: Ytong Multipor, application tips and installation in cellars and ceilings

Xella YTONGMultipor: The system for insulating cellars and underground car parks. Application guide of the Multipor application in cellars, parking and ceilings. YtongMultipor, the powerful mineral insulation board. YtongMultipor combines: - High thermal insulation - Optimum fire safety - Good soundproofing - Simple implementation - Finishing function [...]

Download: Building and Renovating for the Future with Xella, 6 Insulation Examples

Presentation guide for solutions for Xella-saving constructions The document presents 6 insulation solutions using Xella products: Ytong, YtongMultiPor, Silka and Hebel. .pdf of 3 Mo. 24 pages. Read more: Download another guide Xella: a guide to sustainable construction with Xella Isoler with Xella Multipor: products and monitoring [...]

Download: Building Sustainable with Xella Ytong, Multipor and Silka

Building sustainably with Ytong, Silka and Multipor de Xella: low-energy, low-energy and passive houses Guide very well done on the energy-saving habitat edited by Xella, cellular concrete manufacturer (Ytong), silico-limestone blocks (Silka) and of cellular insulation blocks (Multipor). .pdf of 44 pages. Introduction: building sustainably: for what, what and [...]

Legnobloc, wooden cinder block with insulation BBC

Video presentation of the Legnobloc, cinder block made of cementitious wood. With the integration of polystyrene insulation, this block of cement wood (at least on paper) offers very good thermal and mechanical performance for low-energy buildings (BBC) and the RT2012 standard. Read more, discussion and technical characteristics: Legnobloc, the cinder block in [...]

Pulsating Auer, pulsating gas condensing boiler

Videos showing the Pulse of Auer, a gas boiler inspired by the Pulso Reactor in aeronautics (in particular used by the flying bomb V1) How does it work? The innovation of the Pulsatoire boiler introduces a real technological revolution in the world of gas boilers. More economical, more environmentally friendly, easier to use and install, this combustion boiler [...]

Download: Energy, heating, insulation and DPE: beware of scams and lies!

Video denouncing the problems of energy "scams" especially since the introduction of distorted DPE Energy Performance Diagnostics (DPE), energy bills underrated, poor workmanship in a heating site ... etc etc ... Examples of potential problems related to energy housing does not work. Here are some quick examples on video! Learn more: scams with ecology [...]

Installation, maintenance and use of a wood boiler Buderus

Installation, maintenance and use of a Buderus wood boiler. Installation and maintenance instructions for the proper use and maintenance of a Buderus wood boiler. How to clean your wood boiler? How to avoid boring and tarring? How to limit condensation? Some answers are present in this manual edited by Buderus. Notes: This leaflet contains important information [...]

The hydraulic ram pump ecological and economic

The hydraulic ram struck again Article published in Sciences et Avenir in November 2003. By David Larousserie. Some enthusiasts have brought this ingenious machine born with the Republic out of oblivion into oblivion in 1792. It could even have good days, because it operates non-stop without energy. The hydraulic ram is not dead. This system […]

Why solar?

Renovation and transformation of a house with 100% electric heating into a house with solar and wood heating in Lorraine Here is a testimony and photo report by the owner of a solar-wood house. This owner is Jean Gireaudot whom you can "meet" on our forums under the pseudonym tigrou_838. You can also present your own solar installation on […]

Pellet combustion, analysis and comparison with other energy sources

Comparative analysis of emissions and pollution of wood pellets in comparison with other energies: oil, natural gas, solar + gas and air-water heat pump. Document in German. Debate on forums: comparison of polluting emissions according to the type of heating. Download the file (a subscription to the Newsletter may be required): Combustion [...]

Sheep wool to insulate

Properties and characteristics of the main natural and ecological insulators. This page is part of the file on natural insulators. 7) Sheep's wool Offered in bulk (image above) or in rolls, sheep's wool does not need any additional explanation on the provenance and manufacture. It is generally treated against mites, and anti-insects, and is […]

Flax insulation

Properties and characteristics of the main natural and ecological insulators. This page is part of the file on natural insulators. 5) Flax Flax is a by-product of agriculture, it is one of the main textile plants cultivated for thousands of years. Not very demanding in pesticides and fertilizers, it is today mainly produced in the […]