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  How we burn energy
The highest percentage of energy in the UK is used by individuals. Importing food and building materials from far away rather than sourcing them locally, using expensive and non-renewable fuels to heat our homes, driving long distances to work – it all mounts up.

  UK Average % of total CO2 emissions

Making changes in the way we live is the most environmentally beneficial and cost-effective way to reduce our CO2 emissions. That means using local building materials that can be renewed, finding cheaper and cleaner ways to heat our homes, eating locally-produced food and minimising the need to commute to work.

It’s also important to create beautiful homes in attractive neighbourhoods that people will want to look after and live in for many years to come – the true meaning of sustainability.

So in our Living Villages neighbourhoods, the first thing we do is build in a sense of place.

   More information:
  • A sense of place
  • Living on The Wintles
  • Discover Bishops Castle
  • FAQs about our eco-houses
  • Download brochure as a PDF