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    • Housing
      • 100 homes built in 2002
      • Wind cowls
        • Ventilate house.
        • Recover heat from air
      • Natural, recycled, reclaimed materials
      • Insulation between bricks (30cm thick)
      • Living roofs
        • Biodivercity
          • 17 species of spider
        • Insulation, keep heat in.
      • Triple glazing
      • South facing windows
        • Low energy light + appliences
          • Reduce electricity 45%
        • Less lights needed
    • Energy
      • Low energy light + appliences
        • Reduce electricity 45%
      • Eclectic cars
      • Heat + water reduced by 81%
      • Reduced energy 25%
      • Solar pannels
        • Housing
          • 100 homes built in 2002
          • Wind cowls
            • Ventilate house.
            • Recover heat from air
          • Natural, recycled, reclaimed materials
          • Insulation between bricks (30cm thick)
          • Living roofs
            • Biodivercity
              • 17 species of spider
            • Insulation, keep heat in.
          • Triple glazing
          • South facing windows
            • Less lights needed
    • Transport
      • Electric car charging points.
        • Eclectic cars
      • Car sharing
      • Cycle storage space.
      • Trams, buses, railway
        • Good public transport
    • Waste
      • 60% waste recycled
      • Effluent from buildings treated on site.
      • Rain harvesting
    • Water
      • Grey water pumped through reed bed
        • Used for flushing toilets
      • Living roofs retain water
      • Permable bricks allow water to seep through
        • Car park floor
        • No cement
        • No puddles
      • Reduces water consumption.
        • 1/2 UK average
        • Aerator taps
  • Not all of ideas worked!
    • Heat and power plant

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