ground heat keeps new castle warm
This was a challenge for Alan Cook, an engineer at Christchurch, when he found a job at Riverstone Castle built by Dot Smith outside ormaru.
The castle is equipped with moat, suspension bridge, dungeon and secret tunnel.
Huge stone and brick structures are rising nearby
Awarded Riverstone Kitchen restaurant, gift shop and rich organic vegetables and gardens.
Cook, a senior mechanical engineer at the consulting firm Babbage Christchurch office, said he had not encountered such difficult things as the castle.
\"This is one of the more unusual requirements of my career.
How can you effectively heat a castle made of 20,000 pieces of concrete laid on 540cu m concrete?
Cook has a state-of-the-
The installed art soil source heat pump will provide cheap heating through coils under the floor that draw energy from the ground, he said.
\"They are more expensive to install, but for large facilities like the castle, they are the most effective heating option in the long run.
\"Books about castles and other adventures have been published. Dot -
Dot Smith and the Queen of Riverstone Castle at Nathalie Brown tell how she lives in a property owned by her and her husband Neil, where they have six dairy farms, she is interested in traveling, gardening, cooking, retail and building castles, running more than 4000 established farms.