Tesco flying the flag for sustainability


Eleven giant Monodraught Windcatchers each 4 m high have been installed at Tesco’s new Eco Store at Cheetham Hill, Manchester. This is one of the first supermarkets to have natural-ventilation systems fitted to the shopping floor. As it is a food store, special air filters have been incorporated in the Windcatchers to ensure optimum air quality Natural ventilation substantially lowers energy consumed in supermarkets by controlling air movement using wind power only without any energy costs.

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