As many businesses look to become more sustainable in how they operate, this often extends to their supply chain partners' services and practices. In this, our latest blog post, we look at how our extensive portfolio of portable temperature controlled solutions and services can assist any business achieve their own green goals.
Proactively supporting the UK manufacturing sector.
All Blue Cube units will have been built by our UK manufacturing partners. This means that the carbon footprint of these units is significantly reduced. This is especially the case compared to if the units were manufactured outside of the UK.
Our UK manufacturing partners are also committed to reducing their own environmental impact. They're doing this by increasing the recyclable parts used in the construction of the units they supply us. More recyclable parts means a reduction in landfill, once the units finally reach the end of their lifespan.
Rent, not purchase.
As our recent "Rental vs Outright Purchase" blog post and accompanying infographic highlighted, our units are mostly rented. With our new Service Depot now fully operational, we can further extend the lifespan of our portfolio, rather than send these to the scrapyard.
Our in-house team of Engineers have the ability to upgrade appropriate units' refrigeration to the latest version. We will do this whenever it is feasible and practical to do so.
With refrigerated units running 24/7, 365 days a year, there has understandably been a real drive for the industry to become more energy efficient.
More specifically, this relates to the so-called Global Warming Potential (GWP.) There are many resources available online that explain what GWP is, including this article. To avoid entering a cul-de-sac of complex technical terminology, wherever feasible, we'll upgrade the refrigeration used with R449a Gas. This has a GWP of 1397, compared to the R404a gas it is replacing, which has a GWP of 3922. The higher the GWP, the less environmentally friendly the unit is. Put succinctly, each time an appropriate retrofitted unit is rehired, their environmental impact is reduced. So accordingly will our customer partners'.
We're here to help you!
To find out more about how we can help your business meet its own objectives, why not contact our team today on 0333 320 26 20 or firstname.lastname@example.org .