The Orchids is a Greener Faster development by Winchester City Council, experience sustainable living in our eco-friendly development with its own community garden and park.
More than just a beautiful development, The Orchids is also a reflection of our dedication to sustainable living.
Built using AECB (Association for Environment Conscious Building) methodology, it will achieve a 41% reduction of energy use and carbon emissions across the entire development. Our community park enhances the local green space, and provides a tranquil retreat for residents to relax and enjoy. The apartments are built to the Passivhaus standard, providing superior energy efficiency, and ensuring low energy bills. Come and experience the benefits of modern sustainable living at The Orchids.
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Passivhaus is an innovative and voluntary building methodology that aims to reduce energy consumption and improve the comfort of occupants through a comprehensive approach to energy efficiency. The technique involves reducing heat losses, providing constant fresh air, and utilising the sun’s energy to warm the home. The benefits of this approach include ultra low energy bills, exceptional indoor comfort, excellent air quality, and a quieter interior environment. Passivhaus approach is great for people and the planet.
AECB is a UK organisation that promotes sustainable building practices, with a rigorous set of criteria, including high levels of insulation, air-tightness, and the use of sustainable building materials. Creating highly efficient and comfortable living space that can help reduce energy bills carbon footprint, and provide a healthy living environment.
The Orchids offers ample green space and its own community park with seating, a play zone, and areas to socialise. For those who aspire to a greener lifestyle, the community garden with food growing beds provides an opportunity to cultivate fresh vegetables, fruits, and herbs, creates a sense of belonging and encourages residents to participate. Join us at The Orchids to be a part of this flourishing community.