Ospinas tells you why bioclimatic architecture will allow you to make your home more comfortable, innovative and, above all, an environmentally conscious space.
Although it seems a sophisticated trend, these sustainable developments have been around for several years as an answer to the need to save resources and to raise awareness against the effects of global warming.
Bioclimatic housing can become fully sustainable and generate zero CO2 emissions. In other cases it can significantly reduces the use of natural resources, also contribuiting to the household economy.
Climate, vegetation, the path of the sun, the wind direction, the humidity and other environmental conditions are some of the factors to consider when building a house with bioclimatic design, which aims to reduce environmental impacts and energy consumption.
The use of materials such as bamboo, wood, marble, or use of plants, can retain the sun’s heat for those cold nights or cool spaces as needed. They are also protect the natural resources and control erosion.
What are the advantages of a home with bioclimatic architecture?
– Taking advantage of natural light will reduce your gas and electricity bills.
– Light colors, such as White, reflect sunlight on the walls and ceilings, this reduces the heat absorption in the walls of your house.
– Create a better relationship between man and nature by integrating ecological materials within the home.
– Reduces the use of heating or air conditioners.
– Helps protect natural resources.
– It’s a good long term investment.
If you notice, bioclimatic architecture is a process that requires planning, but with proper counseling it can become an excellent option to help the environment.