Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hydronic Solar heating -passive house Cyprus

At Pelasgos Homes we would like to propose you our tips on passive houses in Cyprus – ultra-efficient home design which combines energy-efficient construction, appliances, and lighting with commercially available renewable energy systems, such as solar water heating and solar electricity. By taking advantage of local climate and site conditions, we can incorporate passive solar heating and cooling and energy-efficient landscaping strategies. The intent is to reduce home energy use as cost-effectively as possible, and then meet the reduced requirements with on-site renewable energy systems. Hydronic Heating Solar hydronic heating warms your home by taking advantage of an environmentally friendly energy source-the sun. Hydronic heating systems are typically gas-fired and have been used in Europe for almost a century. Solar hydronic heating systems that use evacuated tube solar collectors as the primary method of heating the water needed for the hydronic circuit are now available...

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Green homes Cyprus – Heating and cooling

Heating and cooling Cyprus, solar – photovoltaic systems Zero energy Homes in Cyprus– At Pelasgos Homes we would like to provide ideas and comprehensive information about the best tendencies in building industry, providing a green home saving energy and protecting the environment. Heating & Cooling Heating and cooling are the most energy hungry activities in a home. Effectively managing your household’s heating and cooling can save you a lot of money. Getting passive solar design correct is vital. A general solution for a zero energy home in Cyprus is: The typical energy demand for a four member family annually can be fulfilled with the integration of a 5KWp PV System. Such system will cover a surface area of 65m2 on flat roof and 40m2 on inclined roof and it will produce approximately 8000KWh per year, on average for the 15 year period that the contracts...

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