Solar Power Portal Awards Nomination 2013

Solar Power Portal 2013 Awards spotlight:

Eco Environments & Kingspan Environmental ‘Armstrong Point’ project has been nominated for the 2013 Solar Power Portal Awards in the Category:”Best integration of solar generation as part of a total energy solution

Armstrong Point: Kingspan Environmental/Eco Environments

Armstrong Point, Britain’s first ever zero energy-cost business park, saves 207,230kWh in energy each year, thanks to a sustainable energy system that includes solar thermal, wind turbine, air source heat pumps, electrical vehicle charging and rainwater harvesting alongside Solar PV panels.

Solar_Power_Portal_AwardsKingspan Environmental’s Thermomax range of solar thermal vacuum tube collectors provide up to 70% of a property’s annual hot water needs at the business park and are fitted with a unique temperature limitation device. The project was supported by the European Regional Development Fund and the end result has the environmental credentials to be justifiably called a green business park.

The award ceremony takes place on the 8th October with representitives from Kingspan and Eco Environments attending and keeping their fingers crossed!

Awards that the amazing Carbon Consultancy team and Armstrong Point Zero Carbon business park have already won/shortlisted for:armstrongpoint

Wigan Business Awards – Environmental Technology Award – WINNER

North West Regional Construction Awards – Sustainability, Our Legacy – WINNER

North West Regional Construction Awards – Project Of The Year For Lancashire – WINNER

North West Regional Construction Awards – Project Of The Year – FINALIST

RICS Awards – Commercial Building of the Year – HIGHLY COMMENDED

RICS Awards – Design & Innovation – FINALIST

RICS Awards – Regeneration Project – FINALIST

Greenbuild Awards – Breakthrough – HIGHLY COMMENDED

Greenbuild Awards – Best Workplace – FINALIST

BREEAM 2013 – Highest Industrial BREEAM score – WINNER



Mark Buchanan

About Mark Buchanan

Passionate about the Environment and helping people & businesses solve their Energy and Carbon problems. I am a firm believer in living what I preach with full energy & efficiency measures taken at my own home - 3.5kWp Solar PV, LED lighting, Energy Monitoring, Insulation etc..