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Merton Rise: Allocated parcel for sustainable homes

Merton Rise

To promote sustainable development HCC allocated a parcel of the Merton Rise development to be a pathfinder scheme at the leading edge of eco construction to help inform future developments.

The recently issued Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) is aiming for zero carbon development by 2013/16 but the County is applying Level 5 of the CSH to a number of dwellings in the parcel with the aim of achieving zero CO2 emissions now.

There will be major savings in water and energy including:

Other items to help reach Code level 5 may include –

For further information on the development, please visit the next page.

 

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