Environmental friendly housing

Environmental friendly housing

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Caption: Riverside One is a new concept in greenbuild. It adheres to the ten principles of One Planet living, Built by BioRegional Quintain in Middlesbrough, Teeside, UK. It is an exceptional green building, whose individual housing units will have a low carbon footprint. The whole block is heated by a biofuel boiler. During construction it used recycled oil rig pipes for piling, the concrete was mixed with recycled aggregate, super insulated with earth wool, it uses grey recycled water to save water, locally sourced timber, the electricity for the building is sourced from renewable sources and the building incorporates Swift bird boxes and bat boxes. Residents are encouraged to car share and use local organic vegetable box schemes.

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