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[15 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

Close involvement in a recent £5 million leisure centre refurbishment project has demonstrated Tata Steel’s ongoing commitment to transform the building envelope from a passive energy conservation role to one of active, efficient and affordable energy generation. Deeside Leisure Centre, West Queensferry, Flintshire, is the National Centre for Ice Sports in Wales. It boasts an […]

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[7 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]

Local councillors and social landlords in Liverpool are almost ready to begin work on their £50 billion retrofit scheme. The scheme will involve the installation of photovoltaic panels to lower the carbon emissions generated by over 100,000 homes in the area. Image source The panels will also allow social landlords to benefit from the Feed-In-Tariff […]

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[14 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

The United Welsh Housing Association has unveiled a zero carbon prototype in what could be the future of social housing. The three bedroom property showcases the PassivHaus concept: a sustainable and efficient building that could save as much as 90 per cent in energy costs compared to conventional house builds, according to passivhaus.org.uk. Image source […]