BedZED

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  • Created on: 14-03-16 13:34
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  • BedZED
    • Green transport
      • 40 electric car charging points
      • Car sharing club
        • Can book quickly
      • Good public transport links
      • Cycle storage space
      • Limited parking space
      • 5 minute walk from Hackbridge station
    • Location
      • Brownfield development
        • 100 homes
          • 1,405 metre square of workspace
        • Previously industrial land
        • 25% social housing for rent
          • 25% shared ownership
          • 50% private sale
            • 25% shared ownership
      • Sutton
        • South of England
        • South of London
    • Features
      • Roofs covered with plants
        • Wildlife habitat
        • Insulation
          • Thicker walls - 60cm
      • Wind cowls
        • Ventilation
      • Biofuel powerplant
        • Converted to boiler due to issues
      • Effluent from buildings treated on site
      • Thicker walls - 60cm
      • 45% less electricity used
      • 81% less energy used
    • Sustainable
      • Reduced energy demand for heating by 90%
      • 60% of waste is recycled
        • 3 times UK average
        • People seperate waste in kitchens
          • Makes recycling and composting easier
      • Electricity demand reduced by 25%
        • Low energy appliances
        • Lots of daylight reduces need for artificial lighting
      • During construction
        • Using the least transport energy possible
        • Heavy materials - within 34km
        • More vegetation instead of hard surfaces
          • Balance of CO2 in atmosphere
        • Attempted to use recycled materials
      • Live-work site
        • Saves energy bills by 10-20%

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