30 Nov '12, 4pm

PTS celebrates as #eco house continues to attract attention #ecobuild

The Coatbridge branch of leading merchant PTS has been recognised by South Lanarkshire College in East Kilbride for the part it played in the institution winning a coveted UK Green Gown Award. South Lanarkshire College took home a Green Gown Award at the end of 2011 for its eco home known as ‘Aurora’. The awards are a prestigious acknowledgment of sustainability excellence in further and higher education with South Lanarkshire being the first Scottish college to receive recognition. Completed in 2009, Aurora was built as a result of a successful partnership between the college, PTS and more than 50 private sector partners. The house allows apprentices to see the range of energy efficient options available and demonstrates how code level 5 can be achieved. PTS supplied renewable energy products for the house, including a 3.42kW peak solar photovoltaic (PV) system. Maxine Fr...

Full article: http://www.ecobuild.co.uk/press-release/16.html

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