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.
Kingspan 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:
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