SUMMARY We live in a renaissance of glass blocks used in glass-covered external, roof and filling structures. The present structures are transparent with relatively high efficiency of diffused light transmission. Higher thermal insulation is considered to be the great advantage of the structures in comparison with so-called classic glass-covered structures. The striking advantage of them, […]

SUMMARY This article examines some methods for renewable power resources for Slovakia – solar energy, water-power, wind-power, biomass, geothermal energy. Exploitation of geothermal waters from architectural point of view, solutions of thermo pumps exploiting earth heat, etc., usage of non-conventional power resources and their application in low-energy objects. The energy efficiency of affordable homes must […]