The hemispherical greenhouse – its shape allows for a more efficient use of energy and reduces the loss of heat. It uses 20% less energy than traditional greenhouses, and it can be used from early spring to late autumn without the necessity to heat it.
It was built in 1901 and is made of wood and stone.
The ecological technologies that are used in this house include: solar-thermal collectors – these use solar energy to heat water and provide hot water from spring to autumn (around 6 months). One flat collector (one metre by two metres) heats 80 to 100 litres of water – the amount that can be accumulated in an average boiler.
International Beauties Say “NO to GMO”?! www.icppc.pl/kobiety WWOOF organisations links people who want to volunteer on organic farms or smallholdings with people who are looking for volunteer help. Link to polish WWOOF website http://wwoofinternational.org/ Glacial Lakes Permaculture focuses on educational programming, research, and demonstration efforts on topics related to Permaculture. http://glaciallakespermaculture.org ECEAT-Poland, the European Centre […]
On Thursday 19th Augsut 2010, The International Coalition to Protect the Polish Countryside hosted 30 aspirants for the ‘Miss Supra National’ beauty competition which is taking place in Poland. The organisers were keen to bring the girls to ICPPC’s Eco Centre in Stryszow, as this year’s event is themed as an ‘Eco Educational’ initiative. The […]