Welling school wins prestigious award for energy conservation efforts

News Shopper: •	Principal Terrie Askew and Cllr John Fuller with the Green Apple Environmental Award and certificate. • Principal Terrie Askew and Cllr John Fuller with the Green Apple Environmental Award and certificate.

A WELLING school has won a prestigious award for its energy conservation efforts.

Competing against more than 500 nominations, the Harris Academy Falconwood, on The Green, won a bronze Green Apple Environmental Award.

The redevelopment of the former Westwood College site saw run-down buildings replaced with sustainable alternatives.

Solar panels and ground source heating have generated energy savings while the building is constructed at an angle providing the best levels of natural light.

Bexley Council’s cabinet member for education, Councillor John Fuller, accepted the award at the House of Commons on November 12. He said: “It’s a great credit to the academy and its partners to have the project recognised.”

The Green Apple Awards recognise Britain’s greenest companies, councils and communities.

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4:51pm Fri 30 Nov 12

Lord Erastus Theobald Piggott says...

The kids also shared a lighter to save on gas and flints.
The kids also shared a lighter to save on gas and flints. Lord Erastus Theobald Piggott

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