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Heating in Italy

On March 10, 2011 By Marco Carlini

Although Italy is often described as a sunny country, and it is, compared with most other European countries, our winters can be very cold…and quite long! Most house owners in Umbria and Tuscany have discovered this fact through huge gas bills, in their endeavour to try and keep their houses warm, especially those in the [...]

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I have just come back from KlimaHouse fair in Bolzano, one of the most important international trade fairs for energy efficient construction and sustainable architecture. Alto Adige, the German-Italian bilingual region up in the very North of Italy, has always been a forerunner regarding the themes of good building practice and eco-sustainability, with many good [...]

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In the last few years, we heard a lot about alternative energy, sustainable architecture, energy saving, etc.. I thought that as an architect myself I should give good example and so I became producer of ‘green’ energy: on the roof of my house in Umbria I have installed 15 photovoltaic panels that produce electricity…clean and [...]

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