EnviroVent & City West win Energy Award
Published by Gina Graydon for EnviroVent Ltd in Housing and also in Health
Energy Award Trophy
City West Housing Trust and EnviroVent picked up the prize for Energy Efficient Retrofit/ Refurbishment of the Year at last week’s Energy Awards.
On the night, over 500 of the Energy industry's key players attended the inaugural Energy Awards. The awards had a record number of impressive entries which showcased the work of leading companies working hard to lower emissions.
In its second year, the Energy Awards recognise and reward both supply and demand-side excellence within the energy sector. The Awards acknowledge achievement in carbon reduction and energy efficiency, energy supply, brokering as well as products and services.
Colette McKune, Deputy Chief Executive for City West Housing Trust, said:
‘We are really proud of the transformation to high-rise living we’re making at BartonVillageand are delighted the hard work of our team and partners has been recognised through this award. The innovative green technology we’ve installed at Engels is making a real difference to customers’ lives. It’s fantastic to see our customers’ enjoying the comfort of their new homes and the savings to their energy bills.’
Nick Heaton, Managing Director of EnviroVent, added:
“EnviroVent are absolutely delighted to be given recognition for this award. Throughout the project we worked very closely with City West and their design consultants to ensure the ventilation systems were installed to directly match the correct air tightness requirements for each apartment. The close collaboration between our client, the design consultants and our experienced ventilation installation engineers resulted in energy efficient homes which are lovely and warm with superb air quality. Engels now has happy residents with lower fuel bills whose living environment is free from condensation and mould.”
Tim McManan-Smith, Editor of Water, Energy & Environment, said:
“The Energy Awards 2012 are where the energy industry recognises its undoubted achievements and provides inspiration to what can be obtained if we intelligently manage energy use. They are one small step towards communicating the truly great things that are going on the energy industry that can ultimately aid consumers in running their businesses.”
City West Housing Trust and EnviroVent won the prestigious award for the refurbishment of Engels House, a 1960s apartment block inSalford. After a complete transformation, Engels is now regarded as one of the most energy efficient high rises in the country. Numerous contractors worked on the project where state of the art eco-technologies were used to combat fuel poverty.
EnviroVent was responsible for supply and installing their MEV Spider, a continuous mechanical extract ventilation system, into each of the 58 flats. The unit was chosen by City West for its eco-friendly characteristics, energy efficiency and long term savings.
Since they were established in 2008, City West Housing Trust has invested over 200 million pounds into their housing stock as part of a long term programme to improve the homes which they own and manage.