Turn on the news and it is easy to see that sustainability and adopting environmentally-friendly actions in our everyday life is more important than ever. With COP26 recently concluding, the outcome suggests governments will be pushing for net zero carbon and a more sustainable approach. On top of this, large corporations are also adapting their approach, creating a universal mindset for greener environments the world over.
Many offices, particularly in big cities with heavy pollution such as London, are opting for flexible workspaces with low or even zero carbon emissions which employees are now considering essential. When reports indicate that 20 firms are behind a third of carbon emissions, you want to ensure that you’re doing what you can to help the environment, too.
But a green workspace doesn’t just mean green in colour.
Although studies show that introducing plants increases mood levels, you can also be green with the type of fit-out approach and construction methods you are choose. By choosing prefabrication and modular construction from the start, you are creating room for waste and energy savings. What’s more, because of their construction and modular design, fixtures and fittings can be removed, recycled, and reused elsewhere in your building, creating a virtuous loop of resources.