Greenwich Millennium Village

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Q. What was the target for energy use in homes?
A. To use 80% less energy
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Q. What was the target for water use in homes?
A.To use 30% less water
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Q. How large is the site?
A. 29 hectares
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Q. What does CHP stand for?
A. Combined Heating and Power
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Q. What kind of wood is used for building?
A. Cedar wood from sustainable forests
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Q. Why is aluminium used for building?
A. It is sustainable as it lasts a long time and can eventually be recycled
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Q. The land for the GMV is a 'brownfield site'. What does this mean?
A. Old housing and industrial land that has been cleared
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Q. What is mixed land use?
A. Provide primary school, shops, community centre and jobs so people can walk, which reduces cars
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Q. What % less energy does the Sainsburys store in the GMV use?
A. 50% less than other superstores
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Q. Which tube line was extended to the GMV
A. Jubilee
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Q. How much parkland was provided on the Greenwich Peninsula?
A. 20 hectares
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Q. How many ecology parks were set up
A. 2
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Q. What does 'sustainable' mean?
A. Meets the needs of the present population, without compromising the needs of future populations
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Q. How how many new shops and restaurants were built on the Greenwich Peninsula?
A. 150
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Q. How how many new jobs were created on the Greenwich Peninsula
A. 24,000
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Q. List 3 ways houses can be eco-friendly
A. Good insulation, low energy lighting, solar panels, triple glazed, biomass boiler, built from sustainable materials
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Q. What does 'carbon neutral' mean?
A. Not adding to the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere
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Q. What are 'eco-towns'?
A. towns designed to be sustainable and that don't damage the environment
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Q. What are 'eco-homes'
A. Houses designed to conserve resources and energy
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Q. What is a 'rapid transport system'?
A. Public trains or trams that have short waiting times and regular stops
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Q. How many new homes were built in the GMV?
A. 1,400
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Q. What was provided to make people feel safer?
A. CCTV
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Q. Where is the GMV?
A. South east London, south of the Thames
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Q. What used to be on the GMV site?
A. A gas works
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Q. How much riverside walkway way was provided?
A. 2.2km
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Q. What was the target for water use in homes?

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