26 Jun '14, 10am

Talking retrofits and reincarnation - new blog by @MunishDatta of @marksandspencer

Talking retrofits and reincarnation - new blog by @MunishDatta of @marksandspencer

Winston Churchill’s comment that ‘We shape our buildings and thereafter they shape us’ seems a good way to summarise our Plan A progress in property. Particularly as there is a Churchillian link to one of our Plan A projects as I’ll explain below. One of the highlights from this year is achieving Carbon Trust triple certification for carbon, water and waste reduction - a first for any UK retailer and the reward for several years’ ‘hard graft’ by colleagues in stores and in the property group. We’ve achieved certification through some leading-edge work – smart measurement, building management controls and heat reclaim technology for our stores - plus some more basic changes. We’ve changed a lot of lightbulbs, found and repaired a lot of leaks and made it easier for store colleagues to separate waste, reduce energy and water. But these little changes add up - so our property...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/opinion/talking-retrofits-and-reinca...

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