SKM nets environmental excellence award

11/5/2010 | (U.K.)

SKM's MediaCityUK -- the U.K.'s second-largest construction project -- has picked up an Edie award for environmental excellence. The site, which includes more than 1 million square feet of commercial, residential and leisure space, uses a "tri-generation" combination heat-and-power system that is projected to reduce carbon emissions by 40%, saving 20,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide every year. Strict targets were also set for materials use and waste reduction during construction.

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