Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Yes, I read that diary too with a sinking feeling at the deliberate inaction of the British govt.

I just get so tired of the way the British always choose the worst, most short-sighted policy.

When I get to actually building houses in Bulgaria, I'm hoping to incorporate a lot of green technology into them. I was very interested in the Greek building that uses green air-conditioning.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 12:00:18 PM EST
Solar use in south Europe goes back more than 2000 years.  Entire cities were built on passive solar principles.  And many houses in north Africa were built using solar coolers.  In fact, Roman law included rights of access to the sun.

See:  A Golden Thread: 2500 years of Solar Architecture, John Perlin

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 06:32:53 PM EST
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