AKM Fabrications


  • AKM Fabrications
  • Unit J, Buckshaw Link
  • Ordnance Way, Buckshaw Village
  • Chorley, PR7 7EL

Roof rails can support green construction targets


There are plenty of ways in which roof rails can help to meet green construction targets – which could prove important as the Green Construction Board delivers plans to make the UK’s built environment more carbon-neutral.
Businesses are being consulted by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to make sure the GCB’s proposals match what is needed and achievable within the nation’s built environment.
“”The aim of our call for evidence is to seek industry intelligence that will help guide us in delivering a low-carbon industry of the future,”” says business minister Mark Prisk.
Roof rails have several roles to play in protecting an area of most structures that is important for carbon-reducing efforts.
Green roofs, solar panels and solar water-heating systems all require periodic maintenance, and our guardrails and safety ladders can provide an access route without putting maintenance workers at risk.
Our edge protection also has its own built-in environmental benefits, which you may not realise at first glance.
For instance, in our Evorail guardrails, the 20kg counterbalance weights are produced from recycled rubber, helping to reduce their impact on the environment.