Sustainability has been integral to the design of Greenwich Square.
These initiatives can assist the reduction of day-to-day
On-site car club: no need to own your own car, just hire by the hour instead.
Combined Heat and Power: a centralised heat and power facility providing hot water and electricity, helping to reduce CO2 emissions and your monthly heating bill.
Engineered façades: well insulated to control heat loss / gain and air permeability, thereby reducing your heating and cooling costs.
Green roofs: saving energy costs and reducing
Sustainability led initiatives, designed to support
Recycling facilities: communal provision facilitating responsible disposal of household waste.
Bike spaces: secure and under cover, helping to promote healthy living options and reduced car usage.
Fabric First: an approach to the design and construction of new homes, with the aim of using materials that enhance sustainability through higher thermal performance.
Rainwater harvesting and re-use measures: based on site, rainwater recycling will reduce water costs within the new Greenwich Centre.
Electric car charging points: located within the residents' communal basement car park.
Homes designed and built for future generations, not just
Code for Sustainable Homes: rest in the knowledge that all homes at Greenwich Square are designed to Code Level 4, the national benchmark for the design and construction of sustainable new homes.
Building For Life "Silver Standard": a national design standard that measures the quality of new homes
Lifetime Homes: design considerations that aim to provide adaptability and flexibility in housing design to suit the changing needs of occupants.
CEEQUAL "Very Good": a sustainability award for landscaping and public realm works.