Case Study: BedZED

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  • Created on: 04-05-14 13:02
Where is BedZed?
London in Sutton borough, South England
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What are the main aims of the BedZED project? (8)
Reduction of energy consumption, carbon neutral, maximum water re-usage, reduction of waste, increased community strength, high quality construction, usage of low impact material, eco-friendly transport (public and private)
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How does high quality insulation contribute to sustainability?
Reduces heat loss therefore meaning there is a lower energy demand
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How are solar panels used in BedZED?
There are 777m^2 of solar panels which provide for 11% of the energy demand, using a renewable energy source is obviously a big plus for sustainability
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How is usage of cars discouraged?
Yellow lines are on streets throughout BedZED which prevents parking and therefore discourages usage of private transport such as cars.
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How does community strength help sustainability?
The community want it to be a success so encourage each other to reduce energy consumption the stronger the community cohesion the more proud residents are so they'll make a greater effort to reach the goal of carbon neutral.
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What are the main aims of the BedZED project? (8)

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Reduction of energy consumption, carbon neutral, maximum water re-usage, reduction of waste, increased community strength, high quality construction, usage of low impact material, eco-friendly transport (public and private)

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