An energy and heating system which cuts fuel bills for residents and reduces greenhouse gases has been awarded a top UK award.
The district heating scheme at the Cube Housing Association homes in the Wyndford estate in Glasgow has been hailed by industry experts.
Mention storage heaters and it conjures up memories of big, bulky radiators that belch out heat first thing in the morning, warm the house during the day when you are at work, and run out of heat around about the time you put the key in the door at the end of the day.
Knowsley’s multi-million pound street lighting and traffic sign improvement programme has been awarded a Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) and Department for Transport Award.
SSE is helping to build an ‘eco-farmhouse’ in Wales, which has already been hailed as an exemplar of sustainable excellence. Green technologies that have been installed by SSE Contracting and will be used include solar panels, a biomass boiler, thermal storage, rainwater harvester and a battery bank to store surplus electricity.