Energy

Passive and low-energy homes - a sustainable future

Passive and low-energy homes - a sustainable future

December 4, 2022

Due to the high consumption of energy in buildings and houses, environmental pollution, but also the great savings potential, passive and low-energy construction is the future of contemporary architecture, but also a guarantee of our sustainable future.

How to keep a room warm without a heater

How to keep a room warm without a heater

November 23, 2022

Some might worry about the heating bills and want to heat a room as cheap as possible, others are in a situation where they can't use a space heater. Let's go over some useful tricks that won't leave you sitting in your home with a scarf, hat and gloves.

Types of heat loss in a home

Types of heat loss in a home

November 22, 2022

Have you decided to build or renovate a house and you've come across the concept of heat loss and thermal insulation? Let's go over the types of heat loss and why thermal insulation is so important.

Common heating mistakes that increase energy bills

Common heating mistakes that increase energy bills

November 21, 2022

Although most of the heating mistakes are pretty obvious and easily avoided, we all repeat them from time to time and it's not a bad idea to go through the list every once in a while and remind ourselves.

How to clean a radiator - and save on energy bills

How to clean a radiator - and save on energy bills

November 16, 2022

With ever-increasing household bills hitting us all hard this winter, we want to make sure every penny saved counts. However, with the colder months approaching, heating will be unavoidable and expensive for many.

5 essential tips to help you lower your heating costs this winter

5 essential tips to help you lower your heating costs this winter

November 14, 2022

As the colder days are approaching, we are all interested in getting lowest possible heating bill. No matter what heating system you use, you can always do a few simple things to reduce your energy consumption.

How to calculate kilowatts, kilowatt-hours and electricity consumption?

How to calculate kilowatts, kilowatt-hours and electricity consumption?

November 11, 2022

A kilowatt-hour (kWh) is a unit of measurement used by companies that supply users with electricity to express the amount of electricity consumed during a certain period.

Basics explained: How do solar panels work?

Basics explained: How do solar panels work?

October 8, 2022

You've seen solar panels before, but have you ever wondered how exactly is the sun's energy converted into electricity ready to be used in a home? Here we cover the basics of this trendy, efficient and environmentally friendly system.

Solar panels - advantages, disadvantages and profitability

Solar panels - advantages, disadvantages and profitability

October 3, 2022

There are many reasons for research and switch to alternative and sustainable sources of electricity.

The EU will ask member states to limit the temperature in public Institutions to 19 degrees to reduce gas consumption

The EU will ask member states to limit the temperature in public Institutions to 19 degrees to reduce gas consumption

July 16, 2022

EU countries should give households and companies financial incentives to reduce gas demand and consumption before winter. At least that's what it says in the draft of the 'gas demand reduction plan' prepared by the European Commission.

How much electricity does a 100 W light bulb consume?

How much electricity does a 100 W light bulb consume?

July 13, 2022

Calculating the consumption of electrical appliances in households is very simple. Learn to calculate consumption so that you are not surprised by high electricity bills.

Differences between renewable and non-renewable energy

Differences between renewable and non-renewable energy

April 13, 2021

Energy is a critical component of both production and consumption. There are two types of energy-producing resources: renewable and non-renewable.

Condensation moisture - how to stop wall wetness?

Condensation moisture - how to stop wall wetness?

June 15, 2021

With dropping temperatures and increased in-door heating, the problem of moisture and fungus on the walls reappears in some households every autumn and winter.

Electric water boiler - should you keep it on all the time or turn it on as needed?

Electric water boiler - should you keep it on all the time or turn it on as needed?

October 17, 2021

Will the storage electric water heater consume less electricity if it is switched on as needed or kept constantly switched on? We reveal the final answer to this question with a few practical tips and examples.