Practical solutions

Every building and project will provide sustainable solutions and leave a smaller footprint in the world. Our practical approach delivers sustainable solutions that make business sense.

Do you have a sustainability project? Talk to one of our experts.

Barry McDermott
Barry McDermott

Group Head of Sustainability

Added value

Sustainable solutions ensuring environmental protection and economic benefit.

Healthier, greener buildings

Creating better spaces to work, in harmony with our natural environment.

Award winning

Internationally recognised, award winning sustainable project delivery.

Lasting value

Sustainability is an integral part of our services and lasting value beyond your project is part of our commitment. Our expertise is drawn from our multi-disciplinary design, construction and project management teams. Through their extensive experience, we provide long-term cost savings, increase resource efficiency and reduce risk.

A sustainable future

Many global organisations have adopted internationally recognised sustainability programmes. We are advising clients on how to incorporate these into their future business. Programmes include the UN Sustainable Development Goals which are a call for action by all countries – poor, rich and middle-income – to promote prosperity while protecting the planet.

Commitment to sustainability

Our commitment to sustainability is demonstrated through:

  • ISO 9001 accredited workflow procedures which embed sustainability into our project delivery services platform (e.g. mandatory Project Sustainability Review etc)
  • 3rd Party accreditation such as Achilles, EcoVadis, CDP and the Business in the Community Mark certification
  • Environmental and Sustainability Policy and Projects Toolkit

Corporate responsibility

Sustainability is a key part of our Corporate Responsibility (CR) programme. CR to us is about creating a better business - for our clients, our people, our stakeholders and our communities.


We offer a wide range of sustainability services in the areas of:

  • Green/healthy building design
  • Sustainability assessment e.g. Well Standard, LEED, BREEAM, Green Mark, Considerate Constructors Scheme etc.
  • Energy efficiency and building energy modelling
  • Renewable energy and low carbon solutions
  • Water management and reuse
  • Environmental conservation, management and mitigation
  • Sustainable masterplanning
  • Whole life costing
  • Construction stage environment and sustainability management

See our services in environment, health and safety.

Submitting a project for LEED certification?

Green building certification is increasingly a client design specification. Our experts are supporting a growing number of companies to achieve LEED certification. We are members of the US Green Building Council and the Irish Green Building Council. If you have a project to submit for certification, contact us to see how we can help.

Barry McDermott

Group Head of Sustainability