BedZED

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BedZED

  1. 1. BedZED Beddington Zero Energy Development Completed: 2002 Developer: Peabody Trust Architect: Bill Dunster Architect Environmental Consultant : BioRegional Development Group Location: Wallington,South London
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Sustainability, both environmental and social is, fundamental </li></ul><ul><li>to the PeaBody Trust mission to fight poverty in London. The </li></ul><ul><li>Trust works to develop desirable homes and build thriving </li></ul><ul><li>communities with a long-term future . </li></ul>
  3. 3. BedZED <ul><li>The Beddington Zero Energy Development is the UK’s </li></ul><ul><li>largest carbon-neutral eco-community - the first of it’s kind in </li></ul><ul><li>this country. It is a mixed-use, mixed-tenure development that </li></ul><ul><li>incorporates innovative approaches to energy conservation </li></ul><ul><li>and environmental sustainability . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Features Of BedZED <ul><li>Homes </li></ul><ul><li>BedZED provides 82 residential homes </li></ul><ul><li>34 of these are for outright sale </li></ul><ul><li>23 for shared ownership </li></ul><ul><li>10 for key workers </li></ul><ul><li>15 at affordable rent for social housing </li></ul><ul><li>Also buildings for commercial use, an exhibition centre and a children’s nursery </li></ul>
  5. 5. Features of BedZED <ul><li>The Buildings </li></ul><ul><li>The buildings are built using materials that store heat during warm conditions and release the heat at cooler times. Triple glazed windows. </li></ul><ul><li>All buildings have a 300mm insulation jacket around them. </li></ul><ul><li>Houses are arranged in south facing terraces to maximise heat gain from the sun, known as passive solar gain. </li></ul><ul><li>Each terrace is backed onto by a north facing office, where minimal solar gain reduces the tendency to overheat and the need for energy hungry air conditioning. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other Features of BedZED <ul><li>Where possible buildings are made from natural, recycled or reclaimed materials. </li></ul><ul><li>All wood used has been approved by the Forest Stewardship Council. </li></ul><ul><li>Homes are fitted with low energy lighting, and energy efficient appliances </li></ul><ul><li>Meters are mounted in each home to enable residents to keep track of their heat and electricity use. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a combined heat and power plant, the heat produced by the power plant is used to heat water which is distributes around the site as a form of heating. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Other Features Of BedZED <ul><li>Some power is generated by burning off-cuts from tree surgery waste that would otherwise go to landfill. Wood - carbon neutral fuel because the CO2 released when wood is burnt equals that absorbed by the tree when it grows. </li></ul><ul><li>Green Transport Plan which promotes walking, cycling and use of public transport. </li></ul><ul><li>Car pool for residents to use – these are electrical cars. There is onsite charging facilities for these cars. </li></ul><ul><li>Pedestrian First Policy – good lighting, drop kerbs for prams and wheelchairs and a road layout that keeps cars to a walking speed. </li></ul><ul><li>Building materials come from nearby – 35 mile radius. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Other Features Of BedZED <ul><li>Water Strategy – aims to cut water use by 1/3 rd through the use of water saving appliances (lower volume baths, dual flush toilets, flow restrictors on taps) and also recycling water and harvesting rainwater. </li></ul><ul><li>Handbook for every household with tips on reducing water use. </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling bins in every home </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings have Solar Photovoltaic panels which convert the sun into energy. </li></ul><ul><li>Houses designed to maximise the use of natural light. </li></ul>
  9. 16. Awards <ul><li>Civic Trust Sustainability Award – 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Finalist for Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) Award for Sustainable communities – 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Housing Design Award – 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>RIBA Journal Sustainability Award – 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Finalist for the Stirling Prize – 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Finalist for the World Habitat Awards – 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Building Energy Globe Award – 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Building Services Award for Innovation – 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>UK Solar Awards – 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Housing Design Award for Sustainability – 2001 </li></ul>

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