24.07.2014 -> CAT Britain's major centre for environmental inspiration and courses
CAT is an education and visitor centre demonstrating practical solutions for sustainability.
They cover all aspects of green living: environmental building, eco-sanitation, woodland management, renewable energy, energy efficiency and organic growing. It is a unique and valuable practical demonstration centre, a living laboratory with an enormous range of live examples of sustainable solutions. CAT has the largest range of installed renewable systems anywhere. These include: Photovoltaics, Solar thermal, A micro-grid, Off-grid and grid-connected systems Biomass combined heat and power (CHP), Hydro, Air source heat pumps, A community heat main, A range of small to medium wind turbines. They also have two reed bed systems, our own off-mains water supply, and extensive organic gardens.
Centre for alternative technology,
Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ, UK
tel.: +44(0)1654 705950
Solution type: practical solutions for sustainability
Keywords: alternative technology, environmental buildings, building, living lab