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Study Visit: Barnsley

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Study Visit to Barnsley, 13 February 2013

In collaboration with Barnsley College Think Low Carbon Centre and Barnsley Council, you will visit the Think Low Carbon Centre, based at Barnsley College, to learnabout and see how low carbon buildings look and work, and how they can be delivered through the planning system. Among the Centre’s features are solar panels, a green roof, triple-glazing, and a building management system. The Centre is a knowledge hub for academics and policy-makers. The itinerary will also include visits to see other local examples, such as the local biomass district heating network and Horizon Community College.

You will hear from local authority officers and key delivery partners on the practicalities of the developments and how they are processed through the planning system. including construction.There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions and for information-sharing.

 

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 Biomas (pellets) boiler room at Barnsley College Think Low Carbon Centre.

 Solar panel workshop at  Barnsley College Think Low Carbon Centre.

 Biomass (wood chip) boiler room at Sheffield Road Flats

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