→ what will certainly attire your attention is minimal and cost-saving heating in winter and absolutely no air-conditioning in summer
→ in winter, the house is not heated – the temperature is only adjusted according to your needs because earth behind the walls maintains stable temperature throughout the year. During hot summers, the house does not require air-conditioning that is expensive as soil behind the walls pleasantly cools the interior.
→ house disposes of a simple heating system requiring almost no maintenance, composed of electric underfloor heating mats.
→ there is a fireplace in the living room making your home feel warm and cozy
→ in winter, technical and storage rooms are tempered for free thanks to the heat accumulated in the surrounding soil
MATERIALS USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION:
→ back vertical wall is made of 30-centimetre thick concrete and is able to withstand big weight of earth
→ facade wall made of thin concrete is stone wool insulated
→ ceiling is a 25-centimetre thick concrete arch, giving the house stability and protection from above
→ floor is made of 20-centimetre thick reinforced concrete
→ walls are made of 15- centimetre thick bricks
→ thermal insulation in contact with earth is made of foam glass