Working closely with our customers and investors, Goodman is committed to creating sustainable developments which balance environmental impacts with social and economic benefits. By incorporating the latest technologies, materials and construction methods, all Goodman properties are designed to optimise performance, promote efficiency and reduce emissions, leading to energy, cost and maintenance savings for our customers. 

At Bedford Commercial Park, our market-leading specification includes the following features, with all new buildings assessed against the BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM):

  • A rated EPC
  • BREEAM 'Excellent' standard
  • Carbon neutral cladding envelope
  • 12-15% roof lights to maximise natural light
  • Full rooftop arrays of solar photovoltaics
  • LED lighting to offices and external areas
  • Solar walls
  • Smart metering
  • Carbon neutral carpet tiles
  • Ceiling tiles with high percentage of recycled content
  • Solar thermal hot water
  • Electric car charging points (22kW)
  • Infrastructure for future electric vehicle fleets
  • Cycle stores
  • Rainwater harvesting for grey water toilet flushing
  • Control panels and timeclocks for M&E plant

Our commitment

Goodman and its employees are also engaged in a programme to measure, report and reduce the company’s environmental impact and improve both its social and economic performance. Planet Mark, a programme delivered in partnership with the Eden Project, recognises the highest in sustainability standards, representing Goodman’s commitment to:

  • positive action to improve environmental, social and economic performance;
  • integrated sustainability reporting in-line with current legislation and protocols; and 
  • engagement with employees, stakeholders, local and global community projects.