Net Zero Week – A Catalyst for Change

At Advanté, we are committed to helping our clients meet their Net Zero targets. Here we outline what it means to be Net Zero, the role of the Construction Industry and how Advanté is delivering sustainable welfare to construction sites across the UK.

In an era defined by pressing environmental challenges, the need for rigorous efforts to combat climate change has never been more apparent. Net Zero Week, the UK’s national awareness week, is driving momentum by bringing experts, organisations, and individuals together to offer invaluable insights into understanding the challenges of achieving net zero emissions and embracing sustainable practices.

 

What is Net Zero?

Net Zero refers to the state in which greenhouse gas emissions released into the atmosphere are balanced by the removal of an equivalent amount of emissions. In simpler terms, it means achieving a balance between the emissions produced and the emissions absorbed or offset. By reaching this equilibrium, we can effectively halt the progression of global warming, avert the most catastrophic consequences of climate change, and pave the way for a sustainable future.

Net Zero Week - A catalyst for change and Advanté’s Commitment to Sustainable Welfare

UK Government’s Commitment:

Recognising the urgency of the climate crisis, the UK government has made significant commitments to tackle emissions and lead the transition to a low-carbon economy. In 2019, the government enshrined in law the target of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, making the UK the first major economy to set such a goal. To fulfil this commitment, various policies and initiatives have been implemented, ranging from renewable energy investments and electrification of transportation to improved building regulations and sustainable infrastructure projects.

The Role of the Construction Industry:

The construction industry plays a pivotal role in the journey towards net zero. It is responsible for a significant share of global emissions due to the energy-intensive nature of construction processes and the use of carbon-intensive materials. However, the industry also possesses immense potential for positive change. Through sustainable practices, innovation, and adoption of low-carbon technologies, the construction sector can reduce its environmental impact and contribute to achieving net zero targets. Energy-efficient buildings, sustainable materials, low emission equipment and renewable energy integration are just a few examples of the industry’s transformative opportunities.

Construction Works on site

Advanté: Delivering Sustainable, Low Carbon Welfare:

Advanté is committed to assisting its clients in their pursuit of net zero emissions. We understand that sustainable self-contained welfare units are an integral part of any construction project.

Our EcoLogic Solar welfare units achieve up to 100% carbon-free renewable energy to power electrical loads in the unit, averaging 95.2% across the entire EcoLogic Solar fleet.

By offering a wide range of solar hybrid welfare options, including our unique double-stacked EcoMax Solar and wheelchair accessible Vision Solar Access, we ensure that construction sites meet high standards of environmental performance, enhance staff wellbeing and positively impact the community.

Net Zero Week – A Catalyst for Change

Net Zero Week serves as a crucial platform to educate and inspire…

To find out how Advanté can assist you in reaching Net Zero contact our team on

01268 280500 or sales@advante.co.uk

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