As a result of this success Sustainable Homes will be representing the UK in the European Business Awards for the Environment, later this year. Their work will also be published in a leading international journal on environmental best practice, so that others around the world can learn from their experience.
Sustainable Homes are the leading trainer on sustainable housing issues in the UK including building and retrofitting homes to low carbon. They also manage the Sustainable Homes Index For Tomorrow (SHIFT) a best practise group for housing organisations.
Dave Sheridan, Chief Executive Officer of the Apollo Group, a principal sponsor of SHIFT, commented: “The Apollo Group is proud to be associated with the work of Sustainable Homes as it strives to reduce carbon emissions across the sector and help alleviate fuel poverty. This award is a great reflection of the work carried out by Andrew and the team.”
On being told of winning the award Andrew Eagles Managing Director of Sustainable Homes, stated “This is great recognition of all those companies that have worked with us, from our SHIFT members and partners to Government and the WWF-UK. The Sustainable Homes team are really honoured. It has given us a boost in our work to reduce the environmental impacts of UK organisations”
Judges for the Green Apple Awards are drawn from the Environment Agency, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, the Chartered Institution for Wastes Management and other independent bodies.
Notes to Editors:
The SHIFT Index was established with the support of the Homes and Communities Agency, Tenant Services Authority, UK Green Building Council, WWF UK and the Greater London Authority. These organisations continue to support and contribute to the development of the Index.
Sponsors include: The Apollo Group, Diamond Build, Inside Housing, Mears, Vphase, Solar Tech, H+H and Kingspan Potton.
About Apollo Property Services Group: The Apollo Group is one of the fastest-growing property services providers in the UK, operating for clients across housing, educational facilities and public buildings. Apollo’s projects range from major social housing regeneration schemes through to the delivery of fast track school improvement works and the construction of new community buildings.
The business employs almost 1000 people and its annual turnover level exceeds £350 million. It has a forward order book of approximately £1 billion. Its recent expansion includes new offices in Peterborough, Gillingham (Dorset), Glasgow, Wales, Tamworth and Sheffield.
Sustainable Homes acts as the secretariat for the SHIFT Index and is the leading provider of sustainable housing training and consultancy in the UK. For more information on these and other services please see http://www.sustainablehomes.co.uk
For more information please contact
Andrew Eagles, Managing Director, Sustainable Homes
email@example.com 0208 973 0420
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