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Rhenus launches fresh sustainable warehouses in Nuneaton
Copyright Mike Sewell 2024 18th April 2024 Rhenus Warehousing Strategies UK officiallyopen the Rhenus Campus in Nuneaton. (For Molly Fawcett – Unsworth Sugden)

A sustainable warehousing construction, identified because the ‘Rhenus Campus,’ modified into as soon as formally opened in a launch ceremony on Thursday, April 18th, by third-celebration logistics (3PL) supplier Rhenus Warehousing Strategies UK.

The campus reaches high ranges of sustainability by being licensed “BREEAM Notorious”. It’s setting fresh requirements for environmental protection, helping Rhenus Warehousing Strategies UK to place sustainability at the forefront of its operations.

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Rhenus Warehousing Strategies UK, which won the 2023 UKWA Award for Excellence in Sustainability, and Baytree are committed to pioneering environmental and social advancements linked to logistics buildings and growing fresh benchmarks in the field.

The ‘Rhenus Campus’ is dwelling to two warehouses, measuring a million square feet all the plan in which through 64 acres. The critical warehouse is 210,000 square feet, whereas the second warehouse totals 771,000 square feet.

Indispensable reductions in whole-life carbon are being completed, such because the CLT timber floor having 64 p.c lower embodied carbon than an favorite ground. Three air provide heat pumps, enough to heat and ventilate the campus offices and provide frost protection for the warehouses, and 80 electric automotive charging aspects were installed.

Renewable energy is being generated on-space by ability of 2,288 415-watt solar panels, which give a total plan size of over 949 kWp (kilowatt peak). The plan will feed an estimated 870,000 kWh every year into the campus – the identical energy consumption of roughly 250 properties for a twelve months.

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For the duration of the launch ceremony, the solar panels were switched on by UKWA Member Advantages Supervisor Tracey Starkey.