Forrest launches new green division

Grant Prior 13 years ago
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Social housing specialist Forrest has launched a new retrofit and environmental division to improve the green performance of new and existing buildings.

Forrest Green will target retrofit programmes or new build projects as the firm looks to expand into new markets by targeting domestic, commercial and public sector property owners.

Specialists from Forrest Green can design, install and manage a range of  green technology including insulation, solar photovoltaic cells, solar thermal, heat pumps and green roofing.

The operation will help property owners and businesses looking to benefit from Government incentives like the Feed in Tariff.

Lee McCarren, chief executive officer of Forrest, said: “There is an increasing desire in commercial and domestic property markets to become energy efficient due to Government incentives and rising energy prices and our expertise can help meet this demand.

“We have been leading the way by adopting green technology in our social housing construction projects for many years and we’re now ready to leverage this knowledge and experience into the commercial sector.

“The launch of Forrest Green combined with our geographic expansion and investment in our teams, service lines, infrastructure and expertise will help us to continue our rapid growth.”

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