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Sustainability

Sustainability

Delivering high environmental standards is a key business commitment at Castleoak.  Our achievements include:

  • Delivered the first BREEAM Excellent UK care home at Wadhurst Manor
  • Delivered the first PassivHaus certified UK care home at Juniper House
  • Working to Stirling University Gold standard dementia design
  • ISO14001 (Environmental Management)
  • BS8555 (British Standard for Environmental Management) certified
  • Considerate Constructors Scheme registration for each site
  • Forest Stewardship Council and/or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Certification for all timber used at our factory
  • Embodied carbon analysis of care homes
  • Active Sustainability and Environmental groups in-house
  • A focus on reducing CO2 emissions and site wastage
  • Tailored Site Waste Management plans
  • Working with key industry bodies; BRE, CEWales, EST, BSRIA
  • SMART meters and sub meters to monitor energy efficiency
  • Car share incentives to colleagues to reduce business miles
  • Supply chain partnerships to improve their environmental credentials
  • 3rd party environmental audits on all sites

Throughout each project we work with our customers to offer guidance to monitor and improve site and building performance. 

For more information about our approach see our Environmental Policy

Considerate Constructors Scheme
All Castleoak sites are registered with the scheme, with over 100 registered since 2002. We consistently score above the ‘all builder average’.