28 Jan '15, 9pm

New #Cambridge #eco project uses kitchens and bathrooms to heat entire home #zerocarbon @Hill_Group_UK @camcitco

The Virido development will consist entirely of zero-carbon homes, ranging from one-bedroom flats to four-bedroom houses. A joint venture between Cambridge City Council and housebuilder Hill, this will be one of the largest carbon-neutral developments in the country. Half of the homes built will be managed by the city council, and the other 104 sold through Hill. Construction will begin this year. Executive councillor for housing Kevin Price said: “I am delighted that this project has passed the key milestone of planning approval. The council has always intended to demonstrate that we can lead quality new-build housing projects that set standards in terms of energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. I congratulate Hill and their design team in rising to this challenge and I look forward to the completion of the new housing that will benefit people from all walks ...

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