thermodynamic heating, heat pump: financial and ecological balance

Are thermodynamic heating, heat pumps and geothermal energy an ecologically and economically acceptable solution? Article freely inspired by the reflections of this topic This article concerns thermodynamic heating, very fashionable, especially for individuals who are wondering about the choice of their future means of heating because the information circulating […]

Download: Ytong Multipor, installation and advice in interior insulation

YtongMultipor in interior wall insulation Xella's Mini Guide on the use of Multipor in interior insulation, a lightweight cellular concrete type mineral insulation. YTONGMultipor: effective insulation of facades from the inside Belgium has some four million dwellings, many of which date back several decades and would require renovation in order to meet […]

Download: Ytong Multipor poses in external thermal insulation

YtongMultipor in insulation of exterior facades Xella's Mini Guide on the installation in exterior facades of Multipor, mineral insulation of lightweight cellular concrete type. YTONGMultipor: the insulation and plaster system for the exterior of facades The facades of homes are often subjected to severe testing by being exposed to the vagaries of the climate. A good part […]

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

Xella YTONGMultipor: The system to insulate cellars and underground car parks. Multipor application presentation guide in basements, parking lots and ceilings. YtongMultipor, the high-performance mineral insulating panel. YtongMultipor combines: - high thermal insulation - optimum fire safety - good soundproofing - easy installation - a finishing function […]

Download: Building and renovating for the future with Xella, 6 examples of insulation

Guide for presenting solutions for economical constructions by Xella The document presents 6 insulation solutions using Xella products: Ytong, YtongMultiPor, Silka and Hebel. .pdf of 3 MB. 24 pages. Find out more: Download another guide Xella: guide to sustainable construction with Xella Insulation with Xella Multipor: products and monitoring […]

Download: Building Sustainable with Xella Ytong, Multipor and Silka

Building sustainably with Ytong, Silka and Multipor from Xella: low-energy, low-energy and passive houses Very well-produced guide on energy-efficient housing edited by Xella, manufacturer of cellular concrete (Ytong), silico-limestone blocks (Silka) and 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, an agglomerated concrete block. With integration (or not) of a polystyrene insulation, this cement wood block allows (at least on paper) very interesting thermal and mechanical performances for low consumption buildings (BBC) and the RT2012 standard. Find out more, discussion and technical characteristics: Legnobloc, the concrete block […]

Technical study and comparative tests on thin insulators

Technical study and comparative tests on thin insulation. Initial thermal performance of Thin Reflective Products (PMR) Edition of the BBRI, Scientific and Technical Center for Construction. Context and scope of the study The BBRI as well as other organizations, including the public authorities, are today faced with increasing requests for information concerning products […]

Pulsating Auer, pulsating gas condensing boiler

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

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

Video denouncing the problem of energy "scams" especially since the introduction of the Energy Performance Diagnostics (DPE) falsified DPE, energy bills underestimated, poor workmanship in a heating site ... etc etc ... Examples of potential problems related to energy housing is not lacking. Here are some quick examples in video! Find out more: ecology scams […]

Installation, maintenance and use of a Buderus wood boiler

Assembly, maintenance and use of a Buderus wood boiler. Assembly and maintenance instructions for the correct use and maintenance of a Buderus wood-fired boiler. How to clean your wood boiler? How to avoid bistrage and tarring? How to limit condensation? Some answers are present in this notice edited by Buderus. Notes: This manual contains important information […]

Solar home electric house: partition and laying of the heated floor

Photos and history of a solar wooden house in Lorraine by Jean Gireaudot. This page is part of the dossier Solar energy, renovation of a solar house. Interior renovation works February 2005: renovation of the three bedrooms with the installation of parquet, repair of the paintings and change of the frames and windows. April 2005: Start of development works by […]

Why solar?

Renovation and transformation of a 100% electric heating house into a solar and wood heating house in Lorraine Here is a testimonial 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 nickname 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 (newsletter subscription may be required): Combustion […]

Sheep wool to insulate

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