1
Nationwide Installation Service Available - Speak To One Of The Team For A Quotation
COVID 19 Update - We Are Still Open & Available To Help On Projects of All Shapes & Sizes!
We Supply Both Hot & Cold Rolled Steel Frames To Best Suit Your Needs & Budget

Bolt Together Frame Kit Buildings Available at Unbeatable Prices!

High Quality Buildings & We Will Not Be Beaten On A Like-For-Like Quotation!

Call Us: 0800 689 3177 or Email Us: [email protected]

Full Installation & Turnkey Packages Available Nationwide

The Environmental Benefits of Steel Buildings

Written By Rob NSB

September 3, 2019

Steel is a very sustainable material, it can be recycled endlessly with no detrimental effect on the properties. If you no longer want your building, it is taken down and the components can either be reused as they are, or they can be broken down and returned to the manufacturing process to be used as new components. In the Uk, around 96% of all steel construction components are reused and around 50% of new steel production comes from recycled steel pieces. In fact, composite steel floors are given an A+ environmental rating in the Building Research Establishment’s (BRE) Green Guide to Specification.

Steel structures do not need the same robust foundations than their concrete counterparts – because they are significantly lighter – this reduces the impact of the building process on the environment. And if steel foundations are used, once a building is no longer needed, they can be removed from the ground and either reused or put back into the steel making process. This means there is no waste left on site, and nothing needs to be disposed of, meaning nothing goes to landfill.

Long-span steel solutions offer an even longer lifetime for a building, helping to future proof it for sustainability. As steel is so durable and flexible in terms of use, as well as being easily altered or updated, it improves the economic viability of steel buildings with spans in excess of 20 metres.

Steelwork constructors must abide by the Sustainability Charter. They must show their commitment to the Charter by abiding by the sustainable practices set out in it, as well as committing to an annual review carried out by an independent assessor. With so many businesses wanting to reduce their carbon footprint, the sector has developed a process that will standardise the assessment of the carbon emissions. This has meant that an average carbon footprint across the industry is now available.

Additionally, many parts of the supply chain to the steel industry work to ISO 14001 and BES 6001 – an accreditation in environmental management and the BRE’s framework standard respectively. This shows the responsible sourcing of their construction products across the industry.

You May Also Like . . .

Nationwide Installation Service Available - Speak To One Of The Team For A Quotation
COVID 19 Update - We Are Still Open & Available To Help On Projects of All Shapes & Sizes!
We Supply Both Hot & Cold Rolled Steel Frames To Best Suit Your Needs & Budget

Bolt Together Frame Kit Buildings Available at Unbeatable Prices!

High Quality Buildings & We Will Not Be Beaten On A Like-For-Like Quotation!

Call Us: 0800 689 3177 or Email Us: [email protected]

Full Installation & Turnkey Packages Available Nationwide

Insulated Workshop – Beth Chatto Gardens

Our team is very pleased with the building and from our point of view it has been a pleasure working with you too.

It was an exciting project for us and the first building of this scale we have had – it was reassuring that you could take the time to talk us through the many options and you were very helpful and practical in your advice.

When we recover from the impact of Covid19 we may well be in touch for another building 😊

Julia Boulton
New Steel Frame Workshop & Store

We are incredibly happy with both the new building & the service we received from National Steel Buildings. We would have no hesitation in recommending this company to anyone.

Mrs L Carter
Carters Plumbing
Workshop & MOT Bay – Steel Frame Building

We needed to extend our existing MOT Bays, Nat Steel came up with a geat design which enabled us to make the most of the limited room we had in our yard.  A couple of minor issues that were quickly resolved as we went along.

Cannot fault the service received and the building is great.

 

Mr B Brady
NFC Commercials
Tidworth Garrison Golf Club – New Steel Building

We’re extremely happy with the end result and indeed with everything you guys have done for us and you’ve been absolutely brilliant with communication towards us and in answering the questions we had.

The new build is going to serve us for many years to come and I honestly can’t thank you enough.

Have a great Christmas.

Mr D Woods
Mr C Read – Fully Insulated Steel Building

 

 

I am really chuffed with the building and the skilled people employed to make and erect it, thank you.

Mr C Read
Private Individual