The Pool Innovation Centre is committed to minimising the potential impacts of our operations and services on the environment. This commitment reflects our position on environmental issues, and the policies and practices we will apply in conducting our business both internally and externally.
Our commitments include:
This commitment is reviewed on a regular basis in order to emphasise and maintain an environmentally responsible outlook in the day to day activity of all business areas.
The Pool Innovation Centre has been designed and built to the BREEAM Excellence standard, one of the highest levels of environmental accreditation available for new buildings. This ensures a low environmental impact both during construction and throughout its lifespan.
The Pool Innovation Centre uses 60% less energy than a conventional office building thanks to its innovative eco-friendly design, which includes:
Many of the materials were sourced locally including Delabole Slate and sustainable Cornish Cedar wood.