After helping Nando’s design its flagship sustainable restaurant in Cambridge we worked with its construction team to mitigate environmental impacts and maximise social value during the build
Embedding One Planet Living into construction
I absolutely think One Planet Living has made Zibi a very different construction site – our workers care about the goals of the project and the quality of their work reflects this.Adam Cochrane, Director of Construction at Ledcor
Big ambitions often get watered down or lost completely during construction. Using our One Planet Living framework helps ensure the construction process keeps to its sustainability vision and resource targets.
First, we create a plan for a sustainable construction process. This includes goals for the site covering all ten One Planet Living principles, including water use, biodiversity, health and happiness – and of course, carbon emissions.
We make sure sustainability aspirations are embedded into work packages so each member of the build team knows exactly what they have to do. Regular toolbox talks ensure that key messages are regularly enforced.
Keeping things on track
We make sure any changes to architectural details are consistent with One Planet Living goals. We also ensure that you address the energy performance gap.