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Recycled tires for the production of floors
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Recycled tires for the production of floors

The world of green building can count on numerous recycled materials, among these the tires that are no longer in use. Thanks to the recycling of tires it is possible to create indoor and outdoor floors. With recycled tires, many companies are able to create excellent sports fields, municipalities can set up play parks for safer children: the rubber made from recycled tires is able to perform an "anti-trauma" action so as to protect the child in case of falls .

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Apple meets 75% of its demand with clean energy

Apple's data centers are powered by 100% renewable energy and, overall, the iPhone company meets 75 of its electricity needs with clean energy. In just three years, Apple has made great progress in the energy sector, going from 35 in 2010 to the current 75. The ultimate goal is to meet all (100) of its energy demand with clean energy.
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Isolée, the minimal house with a green heart

While most eco-friendly homes seek to blend in and fully integrate with their surroundings, some designers have decided to do just the opposite by enhancing sustainable architecture through the extravagant use of elements such as solar panels. robust and self-sufficient, others, however, focus on something more minimal and zero impact.
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American oak at the Erasmus University

Wood, we never tire of saying it, is one of the oldest building materials. If certified and coming from planned cuts (there are strict international standards in this sense) it is also ecological. It is therefore not surprising that wood is widely used in construction and architecture, even in restorations, today more than first sight the rediscovery of natural materials.
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Soft house, an example of green building

Bio-building continues to give excellent results, the latest gem comes from Hamburg, Germany, where a house has been inaugurated capable of satisfying all the standards of a passive house with highly efficient energy strategies and the use of renewable energy Looking at the house made in Germany, the first thing that catches the eye is the ceiling!
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LEED certification of buildings

The civil construction sector in Italy absorbs 35 of final energy consumption and is the one in which the most significant results in terms of energy saving can be obtained. In fact, more than half of the buildings have triple air conditioning consumption compared to those required by current regulations for new buildings.
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Apple Campus of Cupertino

Work on the new Apple headquarters will have to wait another year. In November, Apple unveiled design changes for what will be its headquarters in Cupertino, California. The proposed changes see, among other things, a review of the environmental impact and may lead to a delay that will go as far as June 2013, at least this is what is reported by the Venture Beat report.
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Renewables for the home

When it comes to saving energy at home, there are many low-cost devices that can help us but the electricity bill could be drastically reduced with the help of renewable energy. Bringing renewables into the home means increasing the prestige and economic value of our home, it could be an excellent strategy in the event of an imminent property sale as well as the best way to save on the electricity bill.
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Sustainable McDonald's in Georgia

McDonald's are often found on the motorway and alongside the fueling stations. In our culture, McDonalds are part of the urban landscape, we are used to finding them in the corners of our city, by now we consider these fast food restaurants an anonymous reality, completely insignificant architectural structures….
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Houseboats

With climate change and global warming, researchers are increasingly turning to the houseboat industry. There is a lot of talk about land use and in the future a sharp rise in sea levels could engulf some of the largest metropolises in the world. If this catastrophic vision does not convince you, just think of the natural disasters that have been constantly increasing in recent times.
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Personal income tax deductions to be presented with 730

By May 31, you must submit the 730/2013 which refers to the income accumulated during 2012. Among the novelties of the 730 model of this 2013 we find box A and B concerning properties. If the properties are already subject to the Imu and are not intended for rent, the income tax and additional taxes will no longer be paid on the cadastral income.
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Thermal radiation and energy efficiency

Thermal radiation is one of the mechanisms for transmitting energy in the form of heat. Its characteristic is that it does not require a physical support for the transfer: heat can be transmitted from the hottest body to the coldest one even if there is a vacuum between them. It is easy to understand that irradiation is the mechanism by which the energy emitted by the Sun reaches and heats the Earth.
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Eternit removal, how to proceed

The removal of eternity is a very delicate operation. With law number 257 of March 1992, the use of eternity in all its forms was prohibited. 75 percent of the asbestos used in Italy was used in the construction sector and today, decades later, many families and companies are faced with removal and remediation.
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How to purify your home naturally

Pollution is now also inside the home, the quality of the domestic air is increasingly compromised by detergents, room fragrances, paints, etc. Fortunately, nature, our ally, allows us to purify the house at no impact and at no cost, just mention for example the important role that houseplants play.
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Sustainable oak wood in the heart of London

Sustainable American white oak wood in the heart of London. In reality, it should not be surprising that a London citizen has chosen wood, and this essence in particular, as the basic material for expanding and renovating their home in Church Crescent, a residential street of two-family houses in the Finchley area.
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How to build a glass wall

Glass is widely used in green building, as it is able to reduce solar energy inputs in the summer and prevent the dispersion of internal heat in the winter. They also guarantee excellent sound insulation. Why not create a glass wall to give more light to a less bright room?
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How to report the presence of asbestos

Asbestos is a material that is very harmful to the health of the environment and of humans. For this reason its use was prohibited by a special law in 1992 which imposes the obligation of reclamation and disposal. In this regard it is the duty of every citizen to protect the environment, denouncing the presence of asbestos both in the structures public and private.
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Thermal coat: tips for choosing the best

When it comes to the energy class of buildings, the thermal insulation system plays a crucial role. The thermal coat is used to thermally insulate the interior of the house so as to avoid heat dispersion in the winter months and the loss of fresh air in the summer. In other words, a thermal coat increases the efficiency of the cooling and heating systems installed in the home, helping them to keep the house cool in summer and warm in winter with minimal energy expenditure.
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Green building, characteristics of dry construction

Dry construction systems can be an economical, ecological and anti-seismic solution. Dry wood and mixed construction systems are nothing new in the industrial sector but when it comes to residential construction, concrete is still the undisputed leader. Yet the dry construction could represent a real turning point for the residential construction sector to notice it were some business groups and the CNR-Ivalsa that have launched projects using dry construction, also following the seismic events of L'Aquila and of Emilia, dry-stone buildings in wood and mixed have begun to spread timidly also for the construction of habitable spaces.
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The fundamental principles of green building

What is green building and what principles does it focus on? We could talk for a long time about how green building was born but to be more synthetic we will tell you that green building is based on construction and design principles designed to significantly reduce (or eliminate altogether) the environmental impact of buildings.
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Tax concessions for the condominium

A good condominium administrator must aim to contain costs and ensure the best frubility of common services. Finding out about the presence of concessions and being updated about the rules necessary for the management of condominium expenses is a fundamental requirement for managing a condominium.
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