Pent Roof – Inclination, Costs and Advantages

For a long time, the pent roof was considered frowned upon, especially by supporters of classic house forms with a saddle or hipped roof. Originally the pent roof was not conceived for residential buildings, but used for factory buildings, barns, as a garage roof or as a cover for outbuildings and additions. However, anyone who [&hellip

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Emergency Power Supply for Houses and Commercial Property with a UPS System

In the winter of 2005, the lights went out in the Münsterland and the adjoining regions: huge amounts of snow had fallen over rows of electricity pylons, the THW and the fire brigade hardly got along with the work. Around 250,000 people were directly affected by this large-scale power outage, in two communities even disaster [&hellip

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How Long Does It Take To Build A Prefabricated House Until You Can Move In?

When building a prefabricated house, the construction period depends on several factors, such as whether one decides to be the developer for a turnkey house or a development house. In the turnkey variant, the provider takes over the erection of the shell as well as all finishing work, while the client performs all or a [&hellip

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Solid Prefabricated Brick Houses – An Innovative Construction Method

Bricks as a building material have many positive qualities. Despite all the advantages of prefabricated construction, a majority of builders in this country prefer a house that is built in a conventional way, ie stone on stone. Bricks used as building materials have a millennia-old tradition and still meet the highest quality standards today. Walls [&hellip

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Wooden Stand House Construction – Costs, Advantages and Disadvantages Compared To Solid Construction

The wooden stand construction is modern timber frame, the house in question has continuous wooden stand from the roof down to the threshold, which carry the overall construction. Such a house is built relatively quickly, so it is one of the prefabricated houses. Buildings based on this static principle have many advantages, but in the [&hellip

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Cellar Renovation: Possibilities and Costs for Renovating Basement

A dry, clean basement offers a variety of expansion options, here can even create really nice living spaces. But many cellars are moldy and in places moist, that does not provide a good basis: The cellar renovation creates a remedy! We report on possibilities and costs. The different procedures for rehabilitating a cellar For draining [&hellip

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Underfloor Heating for Parquet – Advantages and Disadvantages

The natural material wood is a popular material for the design of the living environment both indoors and outdoors. Wood parquet has always been prized as a foot-warming floor covering for interiors , and more and more builders are choosing to enhance the comfort of a parquet floor by laying on a floor heating. Basically [&hellip

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Night Electricity Storage Heater – Costs and Prohibition

The night storage heater has no good reputation in public, because it is considered expensive in consumption. Politicians have already reacted and issued a partial ban. But this type of heating still has its advantages – and may continue to be used in many apartments. Partial prohibition of the night electricity storage heating according to [&hellip

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Air Source Heat Pump – Costs, Advantages and Disadvantages

Heat pumps extract heat from the environment in a cost-effective manner and bring it to a temperature level that can be used to heat or heat domestic water. In an air heat pump, the ambient air is the medium from which the heat is extracted. This variant has gained in recent years, large market shares among the heat pumps, which should [&hellip

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The Groundwater Heat Pump – Heating With Water

Groundwater is a very effective source of heat because it has a relatively high and nearly constant temperature of about eight to twelve degrees Celsius over the year. From an ecological point of view, a groundwater heat pump can also be regarded as an environmentally friendly way of generating energy, since outside of electricity, no external energy is used. In particular, when [&hellip

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