Robert visits the Springfield Meadows development to find out what carbon negative houses look like in this new episode.
Welcome to Springfield Meadows, a new housing development just outside Oxford (UK) where the houses are not only carbon neutral, they are actually carbon negative. These eco-homes incorporate all the latest technology for energy generation including solar panels that are in line with the roof which not only look better than retro-fitting but are also more cost effective.
What’s interesting here is broader view of sustainable living with residents having access to electric cars, leased from GRIDSERVE, that can be booked on an hourly or daily basis hopefully negating the need for excessive car ownership.
Ssassy developments are planning to build 500 of these climate positive houses over the next 5 years at different locations with the aim of proving that living in a low carbon house can actually improve your quality of living.
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14:31 Climate positive plans
15:16 500 houses
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