Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organisation with offices in over 39 countries.
Greenpeace defend the natural world and promote peace by investigating, exposing and confronting environmental abuse, and championing responsible solutions for our fragile environment.
Whitton Electrical have carried out multiple projects at the Greenpeace UK’s Head Office in Islington. This has included the ongoing reactive maintenance of Greenpeace facilities and projects such as replacement and upgrade of the Head Office main switchgear.
Our favourite project, however, was being challenged with designing a sustainable electrical solution for the head office and warehouse which seeks to make use of innovative materials and techniques in line with Greenpeace’s ethos of causing minimal disruption to the environment.
This project made us think creatively about how we source materials and how a regular workplace can take steps to reduce power consumption in a meaningful and sustainable way.
Amongst more conventional elements of this project such as updating the main office, warehouse and stores power supplies and upgrading to a more efficient emergency lighting solution, we found multiple ways to help Greenpeace innovate stay true to their core beliefs including: