The concern for sustainability, energy saving and emissions reduction reaches all areas, including the real estate sector. In this scenario, the European Union finalizes a new directive on the energy efficiency of buildings. It plans to introduce significant changes not only in new construction but also in existing homes.
Experts predict essential changes in the real estate market in the coming years, especially regarding the rehabilitation of homes and the revaluation -or not- that properties can experience.
The concern for sustainability also influences architecture. Although it is not a new construction concept (it got standardized in Germany more than three decades ago), it is now that passive houses are gaining strength. But what are they?
Earth Day is one of the most beautiful and ecological expressions we have. For April 22, 2019, the day of the Earth, we propose you to spend a day celebrating our love for the earth, and for that reason various acts are given that allow us to celebrate this day in a special way, making clear our commitment to the environment, the land and the environment that surrounds us.
The concern for the environment and the pressing consequences of climate change have transformed the consciousness of the global society, rescuing the "green conscience" and implementing sustainable measures in areas such as industry, the economy and even housing. The fight against climate change starts at home, anyone can take care of the planet from their own home without major reforms, but based on small gestures and changes in routine. In addition, the European Union itself is committed to environmental wellbeing and, by the end of 2020, every new building of new construction must have almost zero energy consumption, according to the new directive on energy efficiency.
A growing trend that citizens can benefit from, since it also means a high saving in electricity and water bills. But how to be more sustainable without leaving home? In this post we offer a series of tips and tricks to change household habits in a simple way, combat climate change and save on bills.
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