→ 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 the soil behind the walls maintains stable temperature throughout the year.
→ house disposes of a simple heating system requiring almost no maintenance composed of electric underfloor heating mats and a fireplace for the atmosphere
→ during hot summers, the house does not require air-conditioning that is expensive as the soil behind the walls pleasantly cools the interior.
MATERIALS USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION:
→ back wall is made of 30-centimetre thick concrete to carry the heavy load of soil
→ ceramic ceiling
→ facade made of ceramic bricks
→ choice between concrete and wood floor
→ freely adjustable brick walls
→ foam glass as heat insulation in contact with earth
→ 70-centimetre thick layer of soil on the roof, which can be used as garden
→ possibility of DIY – with a building supervisor