Highwood Village Hall eco-building

Date:
14 Sep 14
Time:
1:00am
Region:
South East
Location:
Highwood Village Hall, Highwood Road, Loves Green, Highwood Chelmsford Essex CM1 3QG
Energy type:
Energy efficiency, Solar, Other
Event type:
Open day
Cost:
Free
This is a past event, you can no longer book tickets.

Be inspired by green buildings near you… and learn how to save energy at home too!

Visit Highwood Village Hall eco-building and learn more about how to make buildings cheaper to run, more comfortable and better for the environment.

 

Why not pop along and see how green technologies work in real life?

More importantly, you will have the opportunity to talk to the people who have benefited from these improvements to learn from their experience.

Highwood Village Hall is one of the first village halls in the UK to be built using Passivhaus design principles, a rigorous standard for energy efficiency in a building.

Electricity is generated by an array of photovoltaic panels on the south-west facing sloping roof, with solar panels and air source heat pump providing supplementary heating and hot water. There is a real-time public display showing energy generated and carbon dioxide saved from the renewable energy technologies. A variety of measures has also been implemented to reduce water use as well as usage of recycled components within the construction material used. 

 

Booking is preferred, but not essential. 

For further information about Highwood Village Hall click here.

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