FORMAX LTD, LEICESTER

Sage are always looking for solutions to benefit the user & building owner.

The Project

Sage are always looking for solutions to benefit the user & building owner. The previous government offered an attractive initiative for solar PV which would enable the building owner to install a new roof with solar panels with a FIT (feed-in tariff) which would essentially pay for the roofing works over a 20 year period. This was the package that we were able to offer Formax in Leicester who benefited from this proposal.

NOTE: unfortunately since we completed these works, the government has decided to withdraw the benefits to PV panels and subsequently this option is no longer economically viable.

Project Details

Project

Formax Ltd, Leicester

Product

Over roofing and photovoltaic Installation. The total cost (roofing and PV installation) is repaid almost three times over through the tariff scheme.

Contractor

Sage Roofing Ltd

ACCREDITATIONS

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Investors in People – Our training and development plan, company and job procedures, quality control, health and safety and supplier assessment, all form part of our IIP recognition. Further details of the IIP programme may be found on the IIP web site which may be found by clicking on the logo.

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Achilles Building Confidence is one of the most in depth construction accreditation standards available; and Sage Roofing is qualified to level 5 – the highest level of competence available. The service is designed to meet the increasingly demanding legislative and risk management requirements of construction clients. The rigorous audit process ensures compliance from all aspects of the business including company systems, health & safety, sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and labour compliance. This scheme is developed in line with best practice across the industry, something which Sage Roofing are dedicated towards

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Sage Roofing takes responsibility for the greenhouse gases we cannot avoid emitting by using the Climatecare offset calculator to determine how many tonnes of CO2 we produce in our trading year. To achieve Carbon Neutral status we pay Climatecare to reduce the equivalent amount of CO2 in another part of the world by investing that money into emission reduction projects replacing fuel hungry inefficient technologies with efficient low-carbon technologies in developing countries. Take a look at the Climatecare website to see the advances being made; from the simple provision of efficient cooking stoves to full blown wind and hydro power schemes.

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Since its launch in 2009 it is gratifying to see that SSIP is already making inroads into reducing the burden of bureaucracy faced by small and medium sized businesses. Even more encouraging still is that the forum has further plans to help suppliers and those who buy services from these suppliers, maximise the benefits that SSiP can offer. Through making information about a supplier’s certification available to buyers, this will further eliminate the need for suppliers to subscribe to multiple competence schemes and we start to embrace SSIP’s core philosophy of mutual recognition.

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The ISO standard is an internationally recognised accreditation based on the quality of a business’s management system in a certain field. ISO 14001 is focussed around the environmental aspects of the organisation, with the core principle of continual improvement being the driving force behind environmental development. Through achieving certification of this standard; Sage Roofing has illustrated a comprehensive environmental plan which is integrated into our principles as a company, and will continue to feature heavily in our progressive growth within the Roofing & Cladding Industry.

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