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Kirk Connected Construction are committed to promoting sustainability and understands the range of impacts construction and associated site activities have on communities. It is the policy of Kirk Connected Construction and all Sub-Contractors / Suppliers appointed to undertake works and supply products / materials, to protect the environment through sound practices that reduce waste generation, minimise risk to the environment and preserve energy. We aim to follow and to promote good sustainability practice, to reduce the environmental impacts of all our activities and to help our clients and partners to do the same. Ways to meet the above objectives are described in the company’s Environmental Policy Statement.

More specifically and in order to promote sustainability, Kirk Connected Construction is aiming to undertake the following actions over the Construction Phase of every project.

Sustainable Consumption & Production

  • Specify and procure sustainable materials

  • Appoint and assess supply chain partners based on sustainability performance

  • Identify opportunities for reuse and recycling of resources prior to work commence

  • Reduce waste to landfill and support Zero Waste initiatives

  • Investigate how much waste we generate, using segregation to enable higher rates of recycling

  • Ensure that all electrical & mechanical systems supplied & fitted, in combination with insulation supplied to all elements of the building fabric, will achieve the best possible Energy Performance Rating – targeting to an EPC Score of ‘A’

  • Arrange automatic shutdown of PC’s and on-site electrical equipment at an agreed time each evening.

  • Use environmentally friendly products in canteen & toilet areas.

Climate Change & Energy

  • Communicate, train and incentivise staff to adopt energy efficient practices

  • Regularly service and maintain plant and machinery to optimise low emission rates

  • Set photocopiers, printers and scanners to B&W double sided as default

  • Ensure continued roll out of electronic records document management system and online services initiatives to reduce need for paper.

Creating Sustainable Communities

  • Provide a safe & healthy working environment with appropriate education & training

  • Liaise and engage local communities and stakeholders in a responsible manner

  • Achieve above the average industry standard for Considerate Constructors Scheme

  • Purchase fair-trade and ethically certified products to support global communities

Get in Touch

For any enquiries, questions or more information, contact us!


Telephone: 01775 766939

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