Green Building Store is committed to low energy building to help reduce carbon emissions and cut heating bills. The most effective way of doing this is to focus on the building fabric, using high levels of continuous insulation, together with stringent airtightness and advanced ventilation strategies. This approach leads us to be strong proponents of the
As well as reducing energy bills and CO2 emissions, low energy and
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indicates that the wood used to make a product comes from a forest which is well managed according to strict environmental, social and economic standards.
“FSC welcomes the new Ecoplus System, the first UK manufactured FSC 100% range of windows and glazed doors. Construction and housing is a key sector for FSC and is showing a strong and growing demand for sustainable materials. Green Building Store has shown an outstanding commitment to offering products from well-managed forests.”
By being at the cutting edge of sustainable design, Green Building Store has led the way for competitors to imitate and follow. The original Ecoplus range can be said to have had a significant impact on the window manufacturing and construction products industry through its pioneering use of advanced glazing specifications and FSC 100% timber. Whilst Green Building Store cannot take all the credit for the growing environmental awareness within the industry, the company has demonstrated to other manufacturers the consumer demand for sustainable building products. Architect and former Professor at Queen’s University, Belfast Tom Woolley writing in 2007 claimed:
for its ‘pioneering approach to sustainability’ and for providing ‘cutting edge sustainable products’.
“Green Building Store’s actions and achievements have not only delivered cutting edge sustainable products to the market, but in so doing have progressed the nature of this market place itself”
Human induced climate change is by far the most important potential threat to our own species and to life on earth. As a species, our window of opportunity to mitigate its worst effects by reversing the continued growth in greenhouse gas emissions may be as little as 10 years.
We believe that our business must give the highest priority to playing its part in whatever way it can to tackling this crisis. In order to enable us to do this, we must in the meantime maintain a viable and sustainable business model.
We aim to operate a profitable business to enable us to be a thriving sustainable enterprise and to achieve the following objectives
We aim to operate the business for the benefit of all stakeholders
This Department designs and delivers advanced ventilation systems (known as MVHR systems) for highly energy efficient houses and works with architects, builders and private house owners. These systems are a key component of Passivhaus buildings. Green Building Store is at the forefront of introducing Passivhaus products and design into the UK. The MVHR Department currently consists of 7 people.
We are looking for an experienced administrator who has the skills and aptitude to grow into the role. In house training will be provided as required.
Green Building Store is an innovative, ethical company with a friendly and creative working environment and a supportive team ethos, alongside an expectation of commitment and motivation. Our offices are located in peaceful rural surroundings with free parking, reasonable transport links and a strong cycling culture.
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Many thanks for the advice and care in designing the MVHR system. I’ve seen architects saying that Green Building Store are the most experienced suppliers in this field, but what they don’t say is how helpfully that expertise is provided.