Friday, June 13, 2014

Observer Ethical Awards 2014... winners!

We were delighted to learn a couple of weeks ago that we'd been shortlisted in the community energy project category of the Observer Ethical Awards 2014, and even more delighted to hear on Wednesday night that we'd won! 

There are lots of things about cohousing that are energy-efficient, not just our lovely Passivhauses themselves... our electricity micro-grid means that we share all our renewable energy (currently from solar PV, soon to be joined by Halton Lune Hydro), and we also share the biomass boiler which provides heating and hot water to all 41 of our homes plus Halton Mill

Read more of the story behind the award in this interview with Jon on the Observer website.