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HBS chosen by Lovell Homes to deliver 110 kWp solar contract for Weston-super-Mare housing development 

We’re pleased to announce that Lovell Homes has awarded HBS New Energies with the solar PV package for Foxglove Meadows, a brand-new mixed-tenure development of 130 homes in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.

As the trusted solar contractor for the project, HBS will design, supply and install 110 kWp over 37 x Complete In-roof Solar systems to help ensure the large housing scheme achieves its sustainability targets.

Foxglove Meadows is Lovell Homes second development in Weston-super-Mare and forms an integral part of the housebuilder’s growth plans across the South West region. Offering something for all types of house buyer, Foxglove Meadows provides a mix of 81 x 2, 3 and 4-bedroom homes for open market sale through Lovell Homes and 49 x affordable 1, 2, 3 and 4-bed homes through Abri Group, one of the South East’s largest housing associations. All homes are built to a high-quality and energy-efficient standard.

James Duffett, Regional Managing Director at Lovell said: “At Lovell, we take pride in providing new homes of exceptional quality, for house-hunters on all stages of the property ladder to enjoy. With sustainability being an extremely important aspect of our homes, we aim to keep our designs as energy-friendly and efficient as possible, which is why we have selected the locally-renowned HBS to provide and install top-quality solar panelling to our well-loved new homes.” 

James Bull, Managing Director at HBS New Energies commented: “I’m delighted to see HBS selected by Lovell Homes to install the solar for the Foxglove Meadows housing development. This is a testament to our strong reputation as one of the UK’s leading new build solar specialists. We look forward to working in partnership with their team and bringing forward more sustainable, affordable new homes.” 

Driving forward sustainable living in the South West

HBS New Energies designed a cost-effective roof-integrated solar scheme for Lovell Homes Foxglove Meadows development, meeting the site generation target in line with specification and budget.

Selected dwellings will feature sleek all black in-roof solar panels with system sizes ranging from 2.4 – 3.6 kWp. These will help to sustainably power the new homes at Foxglove Meadows, significantly reducing energy bills for residents long into the future.

HBS are soon to begin work on-site using its own skilled and qualified direct labour force to install and commission a total of 37 x Complete In-roof Solar systems.

Totalling 110 kWp, the solar scheme at Lovell Homes Foxglove Meadows will generate an estimated 99,897 kWh of zero-carbon electricity per annum, saving nearly 52 tonnes in carbon emissions every year.

Helping housing developers save money and meet sustainability targets

We offer everything housing developers need to meet and enhance their solar PV specification and achieve the new Part L 2021 regulations. If you are looking to specify solar at an upcoming housing development, then email our expert team today to discuss your requirements.

You can count on us to provide a quality-assured and cost-effective service to help you save time and money on achieving your project’s sustainability targets. Take a look at some of the new build solar PV case studies we’ve completed for national and regional housing developers across the UK.

HBS New Energies has been at the forefront of new build housing for 12 years, installing solar PV to more than 15,000 homes nationwide. We are part of the award-winning building services specialist HBS Group Southern, which has been a trusted partner to the construction sector since 1950.


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