Pagets Builders Merchants

Company name?

Pagets Builders Merchants Limited

Contact Details?

0114 2923000

What service does your Company provide?

Pagets Builders Merchants are an independent, Sheffield based company that supplies building materials to the local community of builders, self-builders, companies and general public. Through its Green Energy Centre, it also provides energy assessments and low carbon solutions, including renewables, for domestic and non-domestic buildings using local trained people.

What measures has their company made to reduce the city’s carbon footprint?

  • Helped a South Yorkshire secondary school to acquire over £100,000 of Carbon Trust funding for energy efficiency work, which will lead to 270 tonnes of CO2 saved per annum or over 9000 tonnes over the lifetime of the equipment!
  • Only use local companies to install the energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions to help build up the local expertise.
  • Currently assisting schools and other non-domestic building owners in Sheffield to identify solutions and how to fund their reductions in CO2 emissions.
  • Within the company Pagets have embarked upon ISO14001 under Sheffield Council’s Eco Business scheme which has both significantly reduced their environmental impact as well as reducing carbon emissions. 
  • Incorporated bio-diesel into lorry fuel supply and company vehicle drivers have attended Energy Saving Trust fuel efficient driving lessons. This has led to a reduction of CO2 emissions per km by 15%.
  • Supplied heat pump, solar PV and solar thermal for a home in Sheffield which went on to win the Best Home Installation at the Yorks & Humberside Microgeneration awards in February 2010.
  • Installed a solar thermal unit which preheats all the domestic hot water they use. 
  • In practicing what they preach, Pagets have insulated, switched to lower power lighting and installed heater controls. They have reduced bulidings carbon emissions overall by 25% in one year. 

Pagets bungalow

The award winning bungalow that Pagets supplied heat pump, solar PV and solar thermal for

 
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