Jonathan Hines, architect - "Architype is delighted to have been involved with this exciting project and to work  with such a committed client. Our approach was to design from first principles a building that is truly sustainable, works at a practical level and enables the Greenshop to demonstrate its philosophy and products."
 
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17-Nov-08: Wood Fired Heating Solution

Wood fired heating solution for the new Greenshop HQ

Roger Budgeon has this article published in Spring 08 edition of GreenBuilding Magazine. Reprinted here with permission from Green Building Press - www.newbuilder.co.uk

The Greenshop Group is a forward thinking and highly successful group of companies set up in the early 1990s to serve the fledgling green building products’ sector, as well as offering organic, local and natural products to the public. The group has recently opened its new super-insulated headquarters and a log burning heating system was chosen to provide sustainable, underfloor heating. Roger Budgeon, MD of the company, gives us early feedback ...

 
30-Apr-08: Is this the greenest shop in the UK?

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 30 April 2008

Jonathan Porritt and VIPs at the Greenshop openingThe Greenshop’s new eco-building: is this the greenest shop in the UK?

On Wednesday 23rd April 2008, the Greenshop Group opened its new building in a launch ceremony with a speech by Jonathon Porritt CBE, Chair of the Sustainable Development Commission, board member of the South West of England Regional Development Agency and founder director of Forum for the Future. Also in attendance were David Drew MP; Roger Budgeon, founder/owner; Greenshop Group staff, and over 200 invited guests.

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13-Mar-08: Landmark for microgeneration

Landmark for microgeneration: legislation to slash red tape

The microgeneration industry today welcomed new Government legislation which will slash planning red tape to make it easier for people to install microgeneration technology. From 6 April 2008 microgeneration technologies will become permitted development which means householders will be able to take up microgeneration, within sensible limits, without having to apply for planning permission.

 

 
22-Jan-08 : A Natural Beauty

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 22 January 2008

A natural beauty: The Greenshop Group moves to its new building, designed by award-winning eco architects Architype


Over the course of November and December 2007, the Greenshop Group moved into its new building designed by award-winning eco architects Architype. The Greenshop, which has been promoting and selling environmental products for over 20 years, has invested in the new building as a way of bringing together key staff from its five businesses - the Greenshop (supplying the UK's largest range of eco paints), Auro Paints, Consolar UK, Greenshop Solar and Rainharvesting Systems Ltd.

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