start early in the process to get the right result.

For some time now, the construction industry has recognised it has a major role to play in creating a sustainable built environment, and the LEED, BREEAM and SKA systems all help those of us involved in this sector to work towards a better outcome.

Working on all these initiatives has shown us however, that for maximum benefit, and for it not to be a paper chase, any of the above initiatives have to be implemented on day one of a project, starting with the Client and the appointment of, and brief for the designers.

We have integrated this approach into our Project Delivery Plan and have recently gained SKA Assessor status to help drive our initative into every project that we do.