Woonstichting ‘thuis has appointed 7 enthusiastic tenants with a “green” heart as ambassador. Their task is to make their fellow residents enthusiastic about energy-efficient living.
Awareness is important The ambassadors help the other residents to be as energy-efficient as possible. In order to see if their efforts pay off every resident has access to a website showing them details on usage.
Solar panels on the roof and against the facades provide the energy for electric cooking, heating and cooling. Because the equipment is new to the inhabitants it is important to inform them well.
“De Willem” and “De Zwijger” are the first Zero On the Meter five floors apartment buildings. ‘thuis, BAM and NBA architects have developed this project together and call it a new standard for Dutch construction.
Ambassador Arjan Vogels enters his new apartment. “I grew up in the area and enjoy nature. Sustainability is important and I want to contribute to that. I can do that by living in an appartment like this.”
Credits: photo is made by Jan van de Ven