Following on from Stewart’s success in the Chartered Institute of Building – “Green Building” Construction Manager of the Year 2011 Award earlier this year, fourth generation construction company Stewart, accepted the award for Sustainable Construction at the CMG Building and Design Awards 2011 presented by well known broadcaster Ivan Yates at a glittering gala evening in the Four Seasons, Ballsbridge this week.
The Salthill-based company’s commitment to a sustainable environment was demonstrated through its’ proactive environmental policy, leading the way in delivering buildings to benchmark standards.
These standards include such as BREEAM and LEED on prestigious projects such as OPW decentralised Property Registration Authority Offices in Roscommon, the first design and build public building in Ireland to be classified excellent under BREEAM sustainability standards.
Another is the on-going Tipperary Civic Plaza Campus which comprises new offices for both the Department of Justice and Equality and Tipperary Town Council.
Upon completion of Tipperary Civic Plaza Campus, Stewart will be the first contractor in Ireland to have projects certified under both international sustainability standards.
Stewart was also shortlisted in two other categories, Contractor of the Year and Retrofit Project of the Year for “The Street” Project at GMIT Galway Campus