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Low energy houses Anstey Way Photo: Rob Howard

Virido concept house

A pair of low energy houses were tested over a year

The Rayner  family were chosen by Hill as part of a competition to find a family to live in one of a pair of zero carbon concept houses in the Trumpington area of Cambridge, rent and bill free for one year.

The purpose of the project was to observe how the Rayners interacted with the sustainable technology in the home, whether they found it easy to use and whether any adaptations were required to Hill’s upcoming development comprising 208 zero carbon homes, called Virido.

Virido is a new development in the growth area of Trumpington and will incorporate the sustainable features at the Virido Concept House, including triple glazing and heat recovery ventilation systems.

Virido concept house

 

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