FAQs - General Questions

Is lack of experience in green building a problem?

Yes but by no means an insurmountable problem by any means. However if you are to be successful you must know what to avoid as well as what to use/do....It can also be difficult to source certain products if you are unfamiliar with what is out there....fortunately the Greenhouse has started to set up see the GLAD (Green Living and Development) files, at www.greenhouse.org.za.


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"E-WIRE" lights by Andy Horn

The Eco Design lighting range is made from local or recycled materials. Standing Floor Lamps, Desk Lamps, Pendant Lights and Chandeliers are available. The lamp stands are from locally moon phase harvested alien timber. Recycled car parts are used as bases. Various paper shades & low energy LED light bulbs provide good lighting and create a beautiful atmosphere.

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We offer a number of construction & info manuals on our website on natural building technologies which specifically refer to the South African context. The info manual "A LIME DUNG PLASTER RECIPE" has recently been added to the collection.   Click here for more information.

All our manuals are also now available as E-Book downloads. Click here for the E-Books.