Its all in the walls!

Mechanical engineer Erwin van der Weerd takes ‘green’ living to the next level with his eco pods that offer the ultimate in temperature control.

The comfortable temperature comes as a pleasant surprise as you step into the latest modular timber home by mechanical engineer and designer Erwin van der Weerd and his company Perfect-Places. Despite a very chilly morning in the small town of Greyton in the Overberg. there is no air conditioning or heater In use. Not even the fireplace is lit.

‘With a properly insulated and ventilated house you won’t need to spend money on heating or cooling.

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In Europe, there were tropical butterflies

Global andClimate change has led to the emergence in Europe of tropical butterflies, with hladolyubivye species are increasingly under threat. As the correspondent of "New Region", it writes the influential German newspaper Die Welt.

According to scientists, climate change has led to this "great migration" of butterflies. "In recent years, heat-loving species actively reached out to the north, while hladolyubivye are increasingly under threat," — says Josef Zettele of the Center for Environmental Studies Helmholtz.

Others have also reported on the migration of these insects from east to west, and explain that some have already passed

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