This social housing development had to be able to provide 10% on site renewable energy
in order to meet the planning condition for new developments known as the Merton
Rule. The Merton Rule, first pioneered by the London Borough of Merton, is now commonplace
across most of the boroughs of London and has been adopted by other planning authorities
across the UK heralding a new era in building design.
This building on Forest Road generates it's 10% with wind turbines specially designed
to be fitted on to any building with their relatively light weight, low noise and
ability to operate at low wind speeds.