William Booth Primary School's year 6 are finding out what it means to be a smart city and giving their ideas for how to make Nottingham, greener more sustainable and an even better place to live.
Our project which radically improved the energy efficiency of ten homes in Sneinton won the prestigious UK Housing Award for Innovation of the Year.
Nottingham City Homes has been announced as finalist for the UK Housing Awards in the innovation category for their pioneering approach to finding solutions for Britain’s older and energy inefficient housing stock. These awards run by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing, showcase the very best the housing sector has to offer.
The ten Nottingham City Homes’ houses at West Walk, Sneinton that are undergoing an Energiesprong energy efficiency retrofit, to become ultra-low energy homes, were the focus of two international conferences in October. The conferences were hosted by Energiesprong UK and their two funding partners Transition Zero and Interreg E=0.
Nottingham City Homes (NCH) and Sustainable Building Services (SBS), the contractor for Newark Crescent and The Courts regeneration, recently visited two local schools to talk to children about site safety and careers in the building industry for women.
The much loved community event in Sneinton returned to Trickett's Park, Greenway Community Centre and Nottingham REMOURBAN partners were there to celebrate the local community, share REMOURBAN news and talk to local peple about ways to save money on energy bills.
Ten homes in Sneinton have been selected as part of a UK first pilot to radically improve older houses using energy saving and energy generation measures. Proposed improvements will make the residents of these homes ultra-low energy consumers, dramatically reducing household energy bills and making homes warmer
Lighthouse project Remourban will be throwing its doors wide open this month when its first study tour takes place in lighthouse city Nottingham, UK.
Four hundred homes in Sneinton are part of a European project to make them warmer, cheaper to run and fit for the future.
REMOURBAN partner Nottingham Trent University has been officially recognised as the most sustainable university in the UK after once again claiming top spot in the prestigious People and Planet University League 2016.
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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 646511