Green Energy Suppliers in France

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One of the requirements of RT2012 is that all new builds must include a solar-power element. This can mean investing in micro-generation system for your own land or property, choosing a…

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French drain

https://listentoyourhorse.com/paddock-mud-or-flood-problems-install-a-french-drain/ Another good instruction on how to properly make a French drain

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Geotextile

Good video demonstrating stabilising effects of material like this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0olpSN6_TCc

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Footings & waterproofing foundation wall

Research a product called  "Fast Foot". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q35o3hrmYKA More about "Fast Foot" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeCfgPP6_eI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKQCN0_ILRk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjvgEH4ptV8 Check out "Dave Osland" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXz8LJhCVqM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsbTG0pPZZQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44IkVBVJS2U Further information about waterproofing foundation wall https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-K04hoNWFV0 Document on…

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Earth bag construction in Nepal (seismic resistance)

An interesting article on how earthbag houses stand in Earthquakes proven from Nepal. https://www.engineeringforchange.org/news/build-earthbag-structure-seismic-zone/ And http://www.naturalbuildingblog.com/seismic-resistant-gravel-bag-foundations/

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How to Reinforce a Wood-Framed House in a Seismic Zone

Some info here which gives some info about securing the two floors together under the heading, "Anchoring systems of shear walls." http://www.huettemann-holz.de/application/files/2114/4663/3792/Earthquake_Flyer.pdf Hold down straps available from here (UK company.) https://www.tradecounteronline.co.uk/simpson-strong-tie-stainless-steel-timber-frame-hold-down-strap/

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