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Environmental & Carbon Reduction Policy

Batteson Studio recognises that it has a responsibility to the environment beyond legal and regulatory requirements. We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and carbon footprint and continually improving our environmental performance as an integral part of our business strategy and operating methods.

Policy Aims

We endeavour to:

 

  • Comply with all relevant regulatory requirements

  • Continually improve and monitor environmental performance

  • Continually improve and reduce environmental impacts

Operational practices

Equipment

Energy Consumption

Paper

We endeavour to be a paperless office with all communication online. 

Samples

Samples are a necessary requirement for the selection of materials and we will therefore carefully store all samples for repeat use. When samples are no longer needed we will donate these to local schools

Suppliers

We will research all suppliers and where possible use those with Carbon Zero credentials or a strong environmental policy in place


We will only recommend timber or wood products from FSC sustainable forests

 

We will only recommend paint brands who are minimising the use of solvents and lead based paint

Transportation

For face to face meetings we will walk or cycle to local appointments in the village Where possible meetings will be held via video calls to reduce the need for transportation. When face to face meetings are necessary we will walk or cycle to local appointments in the village.

We will keep he number of face to face meetings to a minimum to reduce carbon impact.

One the business is sustainable we will look to upgrade to an electric car.

 

Designs

 

We will incorporate sustainable principles in our design schemes and design for maximum energy efficiency

On site

When project managing on site we will minimise waste and recycle and reuse packaging and excess stock as much as possible.

 

We are committed to preventing pollution and as a minimal level of performance we will comply with relevant environmental legislation.

 

Comply with relevant environmental legislation as a minimal level of performance

Maintenance and Cleaning

 

We will ensure that all cleaning products used in the home office are environmentally friendly.

 

Monitoring and improvement

We will:

  • Comply with all relevant regulatory requirements as a minimum

  • Continually improve and monitor our environmental performance

  • Continually improve and reduce environmental impacts

 

Culture

We will review and update this policy at least once annually.

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