The concept of sustainable living is becoming increasingly pressing. Whether you’re just moving out or want to remodel your current home, our tips will help you make your living space as green as possible.
After all, lower electricity usage also means a lower annual electricity bill for you. Wondering where to start? We’ll show you a few areas where you can make a big difference in your home electricity use.
Whether at home, in the office or in public institutions, electricity is an essential part of our everyday lives. Power consumption varies considerably according to household, lifestyle and the energy efficiency of appliances used.
We use electric bulbs every day. However, we rarely ask ourselves how to dispose of an electric bulb correctly. This article contains tips for the environmentally friendly disposal of electric bulbs, low-energy bulbs and other lights.
Sustainable construction: the key to a greener future
Protecting our environment has never been more urgent. As a result, climate-friendly approaches such as sustainable construction are becoming increasingly important. But what exactly does ‘sustainable construction’ mean? Let us explain.
Minergie is a Swiss quality label for low-energy buildings. This standard is a guarantee of quality and, above all, low energy consumption, presented in a format that the public can understand. Anyone who wants to buy or rent a Minergie apartment should consider the following.
The more greenhouse gases emit into our atmosphere, the warmer the Earth becomes. This is not a novel insight; the issue is brought up every day in print and online media. But how does our lifestyle influence these harmful emissions? How can each one of us reduce CO2, methane and nitrous oxide emissions and live as sustainably as possible? These tips will help you achieve this.
Using solar energy rather than traditional heating systems that damage the environment – that’s definitely a positive thing. But are solar collectors on your roof really anything more than a pleasant fantasy? Are they affordable for the average consumer? And when is it worth purchasing them?
In Switzerland, heat pumps are considered to be an important part of the energy revolution. This is because lots of renewable, environmentally-friendly energy is in the ground, in the water or in the air. Modern heat pumps make use of this energy. Here are our tips for heat pumps – for new builds and for retrofits.