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University Hospital Birmingham: Renewable Energy

Volume 458: debated on Monday 12 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information she has received on the energy performance and use of renewable energy in the University Hospital Birmingham private finance initiative buildings being erected. (124637)

The University Hospital Birmingham private finance initiative buildings which are currently being erected have been designed to be energy efficient. Once completed these buildings will be capable of complying with the Government's new energy efficiency performance target and be at least 20 per cent. more efficient than the current hospital buildings. In addition, the private finance initiative contractors are looking into the possibility of using renewable energy sources at this site.