General and natural lighting (both homes)


The use of optimum daylight reduces the energy demand created by artificial lighting. The amount of daylight entering both properties has been maximised, by installing additional windows (see Code 4 home) and sunpipes . This reduces the likelihood that the householders will use electricity powered lighting throughout the day. Both homes are using energy saving lightbulbs throughout.

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Provides an instant work platform

Precast concrete structures and in particular floors and staircases provide an early, secure and broad platform from which subsequent site activities can be undertaken. This solid footing helps speed up construction and gives managers confidence that operatives can go about their work safely.

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