Gregg Latchams - Walking the Walk - Buildings and Behaviour April 2014

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Mike Gupwell from Gregg Latchams outlines how the law firm have gone green in their listed building which led them to win a WECC Carbon Champion award in 2013.

Mike Gupwell from Gregg Latchams outlines how the law firm have gone green in their listed building which led them to win a WECC Carbon Champion award in 2013.

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  • 1. Walking the Walk Gregg Latchams LLP 7 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4JE A Case Study Wednesday 2 April 2014 Michael Gupwell Associate, Solicitor Advocate and Notary Public
  • 2. First Steps • The idea • The team • The research • The challenge • Recording the data
  • 3. Easy Wins • Low hanging fruit • Lighting – usage and upgrading • Desktop electricals • Printers and printing • Recycling and sustainable sourcing
  • 4. Behaviour • One team member per department • Walk to work scheme and lift-sharing • Daily habits • Temperature control • Electronic filing
  • 5. Building and Infrastructure • Move to Multi Functional Devices • Maintenance and upgrades • Lagging • Servers • Extra benefit
  • 6. Results • October 2010 to 2011 – 104.89 tonnes CO2 • October 2011 to 2012 – 76.23 tonnes CO2 • Reduction = 27.33% in 1st year • BLS Award for Environmental Responsibility 2011 & 2012 • Shortlisted for National Excellence Award 2013 • 2013 WECC Carbon Champion
  • 7. Bonus Results • Reduction in electricity bills • Greater sense of CSR • Better workplace environment • More talking – less buzzing