Orbit Homes says its new housing development in Norfolk will be the first in the area to make full use of air source heat pumps (ASHP).
Liberty Park, situated in Rackheath, will consist of 50 “affordable” homes, and each one will be fitted with the low carbon heating technology.
Furthermore, enhanced cavity insulation will also be installed at Liberty Park, meaning less heat energy is required to maintain a comfortable temperature.
The homes will be presented in a mix of two-, three- and four-bedroom housings, with 23 for shared ownership, and 27 for affordable rent.
Andy Georgiou, Orbit Homes’ sales and marketing director, said: “Providing high-quality, sustainable homes is a priority for us, which is why I’m delighted to unveil plans for our brand-new development, Liberty Park.
“The installation of air source heat pumps at this site helps to drive our commitment to reducing customers’ reliance on fossil fuels and allows us to embrace renewable technologies.”
The housing scheme is also intended to boost the biodiversity of the surrounding area by introducing hedgerows along the boundaries of the site, sowing wildflower seeds in open spaces, planting apple and pear trees, creating bug hotels, and installing bat and bird boxes on existing trees and new houses.
Main image: Artist’s impression of Liberty Park in Rackheath, Norfolk
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