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Since 2006 we have been gradually reducing the carbon footprint of our premises.

Below is a summary of our current and proposed achievements.

COMPLETED SINCE 2006

  • PV solar panels approx 38.5kW system as of Jan 2016
  • 2 solar water heating systems
  • 'Air Blades' installed
  • Insulation upgrade to premises
  • Replaced air conditioning with evaporative cooling system
  • Set up tax free cycle to work scheme
  • All our grid electricity is supplied from renewable sources
  • Rainwater harvesting facility installed
  • Renault Kangoo ZE 100% electric van acquired for local use April 2012
  • Awarded ISO 14001 (2011)
  • Awarded Carbon Trust Standard
  • Replacement LED floodlights to exterior
  • 199kW and 60kW biomass heating systems
  • New skylights fitted
  • All factory lighting now LED
  • All digital printing now latex or UV - No VOCs

On going

  • Continue to increase our recycling activity (as of June 2010, 90%+ of our waste/by-products are recycled)
  • Ensure all plant and equipment operates at maximum efficiency
  • Reduce fuel consumption of company vehicles
  • Recommending low energy sign illumination solutions to customers
  • Encourage suppliers & sub-contractors to join us in becoming more environmentally aware

The Future

  • Continued improvements to insulation of premises

Benson Signs - making business greener

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