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The idea for the Hungarian house free of utility bills was born on the ocean

Ákos Blaskovich was sailing the Pacific Ocean when he decided to create affordable houses suitable for mass production without any utility bills and with a zero ecological footprint. The idea of the Noah House was born.

The inspiration came from the small boat in which he crossed the ocean, as he had everything he needed in that boat: electricity was produced using solar panels, drinking water was obtained from sea water using a dedicated device, and the boat’s ecological footprint was close to zero. Ákos decided to buy such a self-sustaining and environment-friendly house after landing, but as he found none, he patented his own idea.

Photo: noahhouse.hu

The Noah House needs no public utility connections at all: it produces its own energy using solar panels and provides drinking water by collecting and purifying rain water, uses grey water for flushing toilets, thus reducing water consumption by half. In addition, the house can be fully disassembled and transported in pieces, so there is no construction waste and nature is left almost completely untouched after the house is moved. It also has exceptionally effective thermal insulation, the thermal parameters of the structure are far in excess of the new limits to be introduced in 2021.

The first commercially produced Noah House, a 137 m2 dwelling, is already available for purchase in Hungary, and other sizes will be added in the future. The patent has been registered in Europe and patenting is in progress in Australia, the United States and China.

Video: YouTube/Bertold Bolla
Further information: NOAH HOUSE

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