The Essex Energy Village, Stable Road, Essex: 2008
Award: Colchester 2020 & RIBA Architectural Awards – Sustainable Development 2008
LABC Building Excellence Awards – Best Sustainable Development 2009
These nine new houses were some of the first in the country to showcase a range of low carbon technologies including: solar hot water panels, Photo voltaics, rainwater harvesting tanks, ground and air source heat pumps and an elegant Quiet Revolution wind turbine. Designed to blend with the surrounding Listed Buildings the interiors were open plan with Sunfold folding doors opening out onto good size gardens.