As certified CIBSE Low Carbon Consultants we are committed to reducing the environmental impact of buildings. Efficiency is at the heart of our design process ensuring our designs are sustainable as well as practical. Our high-quality service is at the core of our philosophy and allows the requirements of our clients as well as key stakeholders to be realised. With our professional team experience of working across many sectors we can maintain our position at the forefront of innovation and to challenge improvements in our own performance.

Our sustainability teams are ingrained into all of our project teams across the group, creating a network of skilled people who along with the engineering teams to ensure sustainable design remains at the core of each project we take on from start to end.

Our experience, knowledge base and understanding of relevant legislation allows us to offer expert advice of sustainable design and environmental planning into all of our projects and Client’s activities.

We aim to promote a sustainable development strategy and take full account of lifetime costing and embodied energy to bring financial benefit to our clients, as well as helping to protect the environment. As certified CIBSE Low Carbon Consultants we have an obligation to address climate change and biodiversity and are therefore committed to:

  • Raising awareness of the climate and biodiversity emergencies and the urgent need for action amongst our clients, collaborators and supply chains
  • Advocating for faster change in our industry towards regenerative design practices and a higher Governmental funding priority to support this
  • Establishing climate and biodiversity mitigation principles as a key measure of our industry’s success: demonstrated through awards, prizes and listings
  • Sharing knowledge and research to that end on an open-source basis
  • Evaluating all new projects against the aspiration to contribute positively to mitigating climate breakdown, and encourage our clients to adopt this approach
  • Upgrading existing buildings for extended use as a more carbon efficient alternative to demolition and new build whenever there is a viable choice
  • Including life cycle costing, whole life carbon modelling and post occupancy evaluation as part of the basic scope of work, to reduce both embodied and operational resource use
  • Adopting more regenerative design principles in practice, with the aim of providing building services engineering design that achieves the standard of net zero carbon
  • Collaborating with clients, architects, engineers and contractors to further reduce construction waste
  • Accelerating the shift to low embodied carbon materials in all our work
  • Minimising wasteful use of resources in our engineering design, both in quantum and in detail

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