01Sustainability

Envision provide sustainability consultancy for all types of building project. Our experience and capabilities range from residential house extensions, through to nationally significant infrastructure projects. Envision employ consultants with a wide range of skills and experience, meaning we can provide tailored services to meet our client’s varying requirements.

Envision prepare sustainability statements for complex projects which need to demonstrate high levels of sustainability. We work closely with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure sustainability is considered and embedded into the design process from the outset. Our skills and experience mean we are recommended by a number of leading UK planning consultancies, architectural practices and project managers.

We offer practical and commercial advice on addressing policy and regulation in new and refurbished development types. We provide sustainability consultancy for a number of international development practices, retailers and investment funds.

With our experience of the planning process we are able to negotiate sustainability requirements through planning conditions to ensure requirements are practical and implementable, respecting a projects budget and technical constraints.

Our services include:

  • Sustainability Appraisal and Sustainability Statements
  • Energy Statements and renewable energy options
  • Negotiation with Local Authorities
  • S106 and Planning Conditions
  • Local Authority Checklists
  • BREEAM Pre Assessments
  • Climate Change Assessments and EIA
  • Design and Access Statements

Envision have specialist experience within the London market, however we operate across the UK. With offices in London, Milton Keynes and Oxfordshire, we are able to serve a wide geographical area.

Envision are members of various environmental and engineering associations and actively help steer the direction of policy and regulation. We are members of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, the Building Research Establishment, the National Infrastructure Planning Association, Constructing Excellence and many more.


Envision Sustainability services in the Development Lifecycle

Inception/Acqusition
  • Sustainable Due Diligence
  • Option Appraisal
  • SEA/SA
  • Site Promotion

Concept Design & Planning
  • Sustainable Design in Masterplanning and Site Allocations (inc SA/SEA)
  • Sustainability Statements
  • EIA
  • Life Cycle Assessments
  • Carbon Footprinting
  • Water Footprinting

Construction
  • Code of Construction Practice
  • Site Waste Management Plans

Operation
  • Environmental Management  (ISO14001) and Corporate Reporting
  • Legal Compliance
  • Water Efficiency Audits

Refurbishment/End Of Life
  • Legal/regulatory compliance

Projects