The high temperatures generated by the Paris Metro are intending to be used to provide under floor heating to a block of flats in the capital.
Paris Habitat-OPH, which owns a building located near to Rambuteau Metro station, is planning to source the underground energy to heat pipes in its... More >
The Empire State Building is due to have a heating insulation overhaul as part of plans to upgrade its energy efficiency.
Towering above New York City's skyline, the iconic structure currently has a large carbon footprint, Green Building Press reports.
However, a series of new technologies... More >
A series of homes in Wales are set to have wall insulation installed as part of plans to help reduce heating bills by 40 per cent.
Tai Ceredigion housing association has been given a £550,000 grant by the assembly government to cover the cost of the renovations, the BBC reports.
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Under floor heating is among one of the many renovations helping to allow a village hall to be self-sufficient in generating its energy.
The hall in Ingram installed a pump which extracts air from outside to warm the building from below, the Berwick Advertiser reports.
Other refurbishments... More >
Under floor heating produces "luxurious heat", according to one expert who has installed the device in his own home.
Writing for the Staten Island Advance, Tim Carter described how the technology can save people money by only warming certain rooms that are in use.
Another benefit of... More >
Wall insulation and well-lined ceilings are two of the easiest ways to stop energy leaking from a property, homeowners have been advised.
The Wall Street Journal reports that according to the US Department of Energy, a significant proportion of energy consumption occurs in residential... More >
More and more property owners are considering under floor heating for their homes, it has been suggested.
Household magazine At Home described the technology as an alternative to traditional radiators and commented on its growing prominence in the marketplace.
It said: "Not only is it a very... More >
A couple from South Downs in Cornwall have claimed wall insulation is one of the most cost-effective ways of improving an older home's energy efficiency.
Chris and Hilary Handel have made a number of green upgrades to their 1920s residence, leading to a 62 per cent drop in its carbon dioxide... More >
Homeowners have been advised to check their properties for dry lining insulation when carrying out a few household repairs.
The Seattle Times reports many people are unaware that the opening to their loft is the biggest gap in insulation in their home.
Therefore, they should ensure this area is... More >
People interested in cutting their energy bills should consider having drywall insulation installed in their properties.
This is the opinion of Laurie Childree Beall, writing for Helium, who stated there are a number of low-cost options for those who want to reduce their power... More >
Under floor heating has been used in a new housing development specially designed for people over the age of 55.
Leyfield Place, which is an expansion of the Leyfield Court scheme and consists of nine properties, is located in Emmer Green near Reading, the Henley Standard reports.
As well as the... More >