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Sustainability
GREEN INITIATIVE

At Tungsten, we are committed to implementing and improving our base specification, processes and procurement practices to consciously lower the negative environmental impacts of development while improving economic and social outcomes.

Our 'big box' units target and contain the following features as standard:

Carbon

CARBON NEUTRAL

Units which result in no net release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Ev charging

EV CHARGING

Future-proofing our facilities for both workforce and fleet alike.

Roof lights

10% ROOF LIGHTS

Creating brighter work environments for staff wellbeing and reducing reliance on lighting.

Amenity

AMENITY AREAS

External landscaped areas to provide outside space and improve worker wellbeing.

Photovoltaic

PHOTOVOLTAIC PANELS

A renewable energy source, that is utilised to power your office functions.

Cladding

CA CHRONOS CLADDING

Unrivalled U-values and air permeability with superior acoustic performance.

Epc

EPC A

A certificate of energy performance and efficiency, with EPC A being the most efficient.

Breeam

BREEAM EXCELLENT

The world’s leading sustainabilty assessment method for infrastructure and buildings. Only achieved by 10% of new builds.

Cycling

CYCLE PARKING

Promoting sustainable forms of travel for our occupiers' workforces and improving connectivity to the local community.

RESPONSIBLE DEVELOPMENT

We recognise that with the development of real estate comes a responsibility to deliver environmental and social benefits to our occupiers, their workforce and local communities in which we operate.

OUR TARGETS

STRATEGIC TARGETS

  • Reduce the carbon emissions in our buildings by 50% by 2030 relative to a 2012 baseline
  • Ensure all new construction meets an EPC rating of A
  • All timber used on construction projects is documented as ‘legally sourced and sustainable’ as per the UK Government Central Point of Expertise on Timber (CPET)
  • Primary construction materials will only be sourced from manufacturers that operate within a recognised Responsible Sourcing Certification Scheme (RSCS)
  • Reduce water consumption in our buildings by greater than 25% of the current regulatory guidance
  • All appointed main contractors will operate within a recognised Environmental Management System (EMS)

PROCUREMENT POLICY

Procurement has a significant impact on our performance as a business and it is vital that we effectively manage the social, environmental and economic impacts  equitably. That is why Tungsten Properties is committed to delivering sustainability through its procurement activities relating to materials, works and services being provided.

Read our Sustainable Procurement Policy.

NET ZERO CARBON

Across 2021 and 2022, Tungsten Properties will deliver over 1.3million Sq Ft of net zero carbon industrial development. In achieving this, a wide array of off-site contributions have been made from the Gunung Sala Geothermal Energy Project to the Heqing Solar Cooker Project and tree planting in both UK and Kenya.

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