Eco home praised

ARCHITECTS based in Louth are up for an award for an eco home they designed.

Lincs Design Consultancy, based in Pawnshop Passage, designed an eco house at 8 East Row, South Somercotes, built by Carter Homes for New Linx Housing Trust. It has a biomass boiler and photovoltaic panels on the roof to provide electricity.

The company has been nominated for the LABC 2011 East Midlands Building Excellence Awards for Best Sustainable Development. The award ceremony is on May 20.