Structure in General
- The building exceeds the current UK regulations relating to sustainability by 13% whilst overall carbon emissions are expected to be 15% lower than the Mayor of London's good practice benchmark.
- The energy costs per flat are envisaged to be up to 40% less than Britain's typical housing average.
- Featured on-site is a combined heat and power system to provide sustainable power generation; rainwater is harvested for reuse.
- The three 9m-diameter wind turbines at the top of the building generate sufficient energy to either provide lighting for the whole building or provide electricity for 20 apartments.
- It is the first building in the world with integral wind turbines.
- The building is located in one of London's Energy Action Areas and therefore sustainability was important for the design.
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Also recorded for this building:
construction management, wind surveyor, landscape architect, structural engineering, client, environmental consultant, developer, consultant, planning consultant, hoist supplier (construction), real estate agent
Features & Amenities
- Rainwater is recycled
- Wind turbines are present