Viridian Solar – New Homes at River’s Gate
River’s Gate is a development of 68 dwellings in phase one, compromising of 51 houses and 17 flats. Places for People, the site developer, aimed to achieve an EcoHomes Excellent rating, so Viridian Solar was brought in to help contribute to this by providing renewable energy totalling more than 10% of the predicted energy use….
Viridian Solar – Islington Apartment Blocks
Inspace is a social and affordable housing specialist, building over 1,600 new homes a year in a range of projects. Northpoint Islington is a development of 47 flats arranged over six storeys. Fifteen of the flats are for an RSL client, the balance of 32 being available for private buyers.
ExtraCare Development- ExtraCare Development
ExtraCare development of 52 dwellings at Darcy House in Barking and Dagenham was chosen as a showcase for environmentally sustainable building technologies with a target BREEAM rating of Very Good. The development decided to use a communal heating system which is shared, rather than individual systems in each dwelling
Genersys – Inspace Partnership
We were contacted by the main contractor, Inspace Partnership [formally Wilmot Dixons] with their renewable requirements late in the project’s progress. Our design was well received by everybody and will provide the site with 6% of its total energy requirements with a further 2% provided by other renewable technologies.
Kingspan Solar – Leicester College
As part of a dramatic overhaul to upgrade its facilities for its student and in keeping with Building Regulations Part L, Leicester College updates its old boiler systems with a new state of the art solar thermal system. The new solar thermal systems provides up to 70% of its annual hot water needs…
Vaillant – Uppingham School
In one of the UK’s largest solar domestic hot water systems to date, 60 auroTHERM VTK1140 evacuated tube collectors, giving 120m2 of absorber area, have been installed at a new leisure and sports facility at Uppingham School in Rutland. This vast solar field is now providing hot water for the students at Uppingham when they shower after rugby and a range of other sports at the new sports complex.