Chandlers opens new sustainable training centre
Chandlers Building Supplies is delighted to announce that it has developed a Sustainable Building Solutions training centre at its Lewes branch, which will not only educate staff on the growing number of sustainable products available, but will also open its doors to those who work in the industry.
This dedicated training centre is the first one in the area and is putting Lewes on the map when it comes to excellence in sustainable building. As more and more regulations come in to force, the centre will help Chandlers' staff fully assist local trades people and home owners.
Over the last year Chandlers has made a commitment to the development and supply of more sustainable products, targeted at both trade and consumer customers. These include:
- Modern Designs for Modern Living water efficient bathroom range
- WPL Rainwater Harvesting
- Porotherm clay block system
- Biorock waste water management
- Energy saving external wall insulation and renders from Baumit
Phil Barnard, Chandler's Technical Specification Manager who heads up the development of Sustainable Building Solutions commented:
"Environmental issues are becoming more and more prevalent in consumers' minds and every industry has had to adapt. At Chandlers we have recently added a number of different products, which along with other benefits, can help our customers makes savings on their energy bills."
"Some of the products can be quite confusing at first glance, but with our new training facitity we are able to ensure that all our staff are fully familiar with all our sustainable building products and are able to pass on their expertise to our customers, enabling them to make a considered choice. The training centre is also available to those in the industry to ensure that they are fully informed about new products coming into this growing market."