75 New Dwellings | South Downs National Park
BEAT Solutions were instructed to prepare an energy and sustainability report to accompany the planning application for a new 75 dwellings site located in the South Downs National Park. In particular The South Downs National Park policies included:-
South Downs Local Plan (2019) – Policy SD48
Requiring 19% CO² reduction improvement against Building Regulations Part L1 (2013) through energy efficiency of the building.
South Downs National Park Authority Sustainable Construction Checklist 3 – Green Energy
Requiring a further 20% improvement of CO² emissions from on-site Low/Zero technologies.
South Downs National Park Authority Sustainable Construction SPD (August 2020) – Requirements for Large Residential Developments (>10 homes)
i. Energy Efficiency: >19% improvement over Building Regulations standards
ii. Renewable Energy: >20% Energy Reductions from on site renewable energy technologies
iii. Passive Design: >10% of homes to be Passive House Certified
- Renewable Calculations & Feasibility Reports
- SAP Calculations & Energy Reports
- Water Efficiency Calculations