Category: Heating

The Biggest Misconceptions About Saving Electricity

The Biggest Misconceptions About Saving Electricity

A lot of myths surround the subject of electricity saving. Time to clean up with the biggest mistakes! Preheat oven - yes or no? Cookbooks, mothers and grandmothers swear by preheating the oven. But this is only necessary in exceptional cases in order to achieve a good result - for example with pizza or a sponge roll.

The Biggest Misconceptions about Solar Energy

The Biggest Misconceptions about Solar Energy

Solar energy pays off only when it's sunny? There are some fallacies about this kind of energy - it makes more sense, as critics say. Error 1: Solar energy can only produce electricity Sunbeams provide light and heat. Both energies can be used. For single-family homes, the benefits of heat energy are particularly high.

The biggest power guzzlers in the household

The biggest power guzzlers in the household

Around 30 percent of households in Germany do not know their power consumption. By contrast, anyone who knows where the power guzzlers are in their own four walls can significantly reduce their electricity requirements through efficient use. Over the past 15 years, the price of electricity for private consumers has almost doubled.

Most of the energy is lost through the roof

Most of the energy is lost through the roof

Varmetabet gennem uisolerede tag anslås af eksperter på omkring 40 procent. I tider med stigende energiomkostninger bør husejere derfor søge at beskæftige sig med professionel tagisolering. Vi har Dachdeckermeister Michael Becker fra Bonn til dig interviewet om emnet. Mr. Becker, hvorfor skulle jeg så husejere isolere mit tag?

Modern Heating

Modern Heating

Homeowners and builders can now choose between a wide range of heating systems. Which alternative type of heating is right for you? When purchasing, the costs, the price of the fuel, the size of the system and the quality of the heat production should be decisive. This applies in particular to alternative heating systems: On the one hand, they have low consumption, but on the other hand require high investments.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Heating and Ventilating

The Seven Deadly Sins of Heating and Ventilating

Heating and ventilating properly is not really science. Unfortunately, incorrect heating behavior and lack of maintenance all too often lead to unnecessary heating costs. On the other hand, by saving at the wrong end, mold & Co. too often have an easy time. When winter with snow, slipperiness and icy cold weather has a firm grip on everyday life, the heating requirements of many households are noticeably increasing again.

The Heat Pump - Economic Heat from the Environment

The Heat Pump - Economic Heat from the Environment

They use the heat energy of the environment for heating living spaces: heat pumps. A favorable alternative to classic heating systems. In short: heat pumps absorb heat energy from their environment (eg water or air) and transport it to another environment to heat it. Even a refrigerator operates on this principle, here the energy is transferred from the refrigerator to the outside environment to keep the air and the food inside the cabinet cold.

Installing double wall lining - step by step

Installing double wall lining - step by step

Double wall chimney is used to connect chimney pipes. The handyman can install the chuck himself in consultation with chimney sweepers. 1. Planning the connection according to DIN 18160 DIN 18160: 10.4 regulates the connections of connecting pieces to the chimney. According to the standard, the connections, such as a pubic ear pipe, must be located in the vertical part of the exhaust system so that they reach close to their clear cross section.

Water heater - setting and energy saving

Water heater - setting and energy saving

The installation of a water heater saves a lot of energy when properly adjusted and used Advantages and disadvantages of a water heater compared to other systems Hot water in the kitchen, at the sink, in the bathtub or in the shower can be produced in three ways: in houses with central heating usually near the heating an insulated tank, in which the water is, which was heated by the burner of the heater.