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Holland, inaugurated the glass building
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Holland, inaugurated the glass building

At first glance it would seem a classic Dutch colonial house but if you look closely you will notice something unusual: the building was made entirely of glass! From walls to ceiling. It is not a real house but a mixed-use building located in Schikndel, the Netherlands.

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The problem of mold stains and thermal bridges

The mold stain problem tops the list of litigation lawsuits between sellers and buyers in the real estate sector, to the point where the definition of mold damage has been coined. But what do mold stains on the walls cause? Excluding the possibility of leaks from the pipes or rising damp, at the base there is always an insulation problem due to an error in the design or construction of the building that causes the passage and accumulation of humidity in some points of the structure, hence the formation of foul-smelling mold on the walls.
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How to restore walls with dehumidifying plaster

Restoring the walls from humidity and the damage that derives from it means protecting the environment in which we live, in this sense the interventions acquire considerable importance. Before starting any type of intervention on the walls, it is good to ascertain the nature of the phenomena that generate humidity and the amount of it contained in the walls, since the intervention methods depend on the type of humidity present.
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Rising humidity, cause and related damage

Rising humidity is a phenomenon due to poor waterproofing of the foundations. Its presence depends on the porosity of the masonry and the amount of water present in the subsoil. The salts present in the ground and in the building material dissolve in the water and rise, due to the capillary effect, to the surface.
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Ecological paints

Most of the paints on sale are made up of chemical elements that can be harmful to health but also to the environment! Environmental protection starts from our choices in any field. For example, do you have to paint your house? If you love the environment, your choice must fall only on natural products ....
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How do you design an ecological house?

Today we will see broadly what are the fundamental steps for the design of an ecological house, what we will not deal with in this article are the permits and administrative licenses both for the construction itself and for the accessory installations. ecological house, the first thing to do is to carry out a feasibility study.
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Boiler renewal. Which boiler to buy?

Are you struggling with the renovation of appliances? For washing machines, refrigerators, ovens… you know that you must prefer class A +++, but when it comes to water heaters, which boiler to buy? From an energy point of view, a solar boiler is certainly more convenient, there is no shortage of natural circulation, forced circulation, emptying and concentration boilers with solar tracker.
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Asbestos encapsulation, when is it convenient?

The encapsulation of asbestos is a cheaper alternative than its removal. Users who planning the removal of an asbestos cover can consider an alternative remediation work: asbestos encapsulation. Those who remove asbestos are forced to rely on a specialized company and face the costs of removal and disposal, and then spend other money for the construction of the replacement roof for the old asbestos sheets.
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Vertical farming, a solution to overcrowding

Currently, the world's urban population reaches 3.3 billion. This figure is set to reach 5 billion by 2025. With wild urbanization, we often hear talk of land consumption and subtraction of land for agriculture; in this context vertical cultivation could find fertile ground.
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How to cultivate the lawn on the roof? Hmm ... Let's see!

Those who want to set up a green roof, rather than wondering how to cultivate a lawn on the roof, to facilitate their mission as much as possible, should ask themselves how to install it. Yes, there are several companies on the market that offer solutions for setting up a green roof. Among the various products available today we recommend Pratotetto, a turf ready to insulate the roof of the house.
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Cohousing: living the best of today and yesterday

An example of a good neighborhood house in the ViBRE Village of Casatenovo (Lecco) We hear more and more often about co-housing, but what is it? Cohousing (which for simplicity can be written without a hyphen and which in Italian becomes cohausing), is a way of living that involves sharing spaces and services with neighbors.
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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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Insulate with cellulose fiber

For cellulose fiber in the field of insulators we mean the flakes produced with recycled newspaper (which makes up about 80 of the flake) subsequently treated with boric salts to make them fireproof and not attackable by insects. blow the cellulose fiber into the cavity of the wall with suitable equipment.
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