Eco Intermediate
Green Smart Homes & Offices & Cities & Cars originate from Recycling 1 plastic bottle

Green Smart Homes & Offices & Cities & Cars originate from Recycling 1 plastic bottle

“A circular economy is one that builds economic, natural and social capital” (petco.co.za). Plastic bottles are valuable and aren’t actually waste.  In modern times, packaging is necessary to get the product to the consumer, but once it has served its purpose, packaging is considered dirty and unwanted. As an example of how recycled plastic is […]

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Hot Water Immediately on Tap

Hot Water Immediately on Tap

Instant hot water access from every tap is possible with a clever plumbing system.  A heat pump also uses little electricity, and helps to reduce our carbon footprint. Geysers use a great deal of energy because they continually have to heat up water and much of this hot water ends up not being used.  Maintaining […]

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Handsome Return On Investment, Really

Handsome Return On Investment, Really

Using harvested rainwater can make a major dent in the water bill.  And when using insulation features, electricity usage is reduced to a large extent. Hot water insulation reduces geyser/heat-pump costs.  And room insulation maintains the room temperature.  A radiant heating and cooling system throughout the floor of the home makes temperature control cheap. All […]

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Rainwater Harvesting, with Water Level Meter and Rainwater Sensor

Rainwater Harvesting, with Water Level Meter and Rainwater Sensor

Harvesting rainwater achieves many green and eco friendly living principles. We’re saving potable water which is a valuable resource. And we’re reducing our carbon footprint. Harvested rainwater is used for garden irrigation, flushing the toilets and for the washing machine. By installing a smart device app, or navigating to the monitoring website of the green […]

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Comprehensive Insulation

Comprehensive Insulation

A well-insulated home can lead to significant savings on monthly electricity costs.  The types of insulation listed here could be used – Wall insulation:  ‘Lambdaboard’ is made from eco-friendly material and can be fitted between walls, so that less electricity will be needed to heat or cool the home. Floor insulation:  A thick concrete screed […]

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