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Frankie Essex and EnviroBuild collaborate on a brand new home gym studio

Frankie Essex and EnviroBuild collaborate on the star's brand new home gym studio



EnviroBuild is proud to announce a new collaboration between the sustainable building materials supplier and former The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE) star, Frankie Essex.

Frankie Essex, along with her partner, Luke Love, decided on EnviroBuild's Pioneer Composite Cladding in Walnut for the external cladding of their outhouse gym. This is part of an ongoing project to renovate their family home; a new garden gym has enabled Frankie to continue training at home and has also provided an ideal location for Luke to work with his clients. Frankie explained why the decision to go with EnviroBuild's latest technology wasn't a difficult one,

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"We really like the product, after looking at a lot of different other composite cladding companies we found them to be quite basic and plain without much texture in comparison to the EnviroBuild cladding. There was immediately a wider variety of colours on offer that looked natural, and much better quality. It was a simple procedure, with the sample pack they sent out with a speedy delivery, we chose the colour and the product in the same day"



Alongside giving the garden gym a stylish and modern maintenance-free finish, EnviroBuild's Pioneer Composite Cladding continues the business' ethos of environmental sustainability whilst maintaining a high-quality range of products for their customers. The cladding is made out of 90% recycled materials (60% FSC® certified wood reclaimed from post-industrial manufacturing and 30% recycled polyethylene) and wind energy is used for 100% of the manufacturing process. This means that no fossil fuels are burned, and total carbon emissions are kept to a minimum. Overall, not a single tree is cut down for the construction of EnviroBuild's Pioneer Composite Cladding. As with all of EnviroBuild's products, 10% of all profits go towards Rainforest Trust.

Dr Aidan Bell, spokesperson for EnviroBuild, is happy with the results and said: "We're delighted that Frankie and Luke chose our decking on the quality of the product, we've always had the mantra that we're price competitive whilst never compromising on quality.  We're known in the industry for working hard behind the scenes on bringing the embodied carbon of our products down which allows the sustainable choice to be the easy choice for our customers".

Pioneer Composite Cladding is available in 4 modern colours, including the Walnut hue selected by Frankie and Luke. The other colours are Stone, Oak and Silver Birch.

The couple were very happy with their choice, adding "The colours added more texture and detail; it is really high quality and a good overall product. EnviroBuild also have a five-star customer service and very fast delivery."

It also benefits from a 15-year warranty (10-year for commercial use). EnviroBuild recommends using Pioneer Composite Cladding for a variety of external applications, such as for garden rooms, sheds, and decorative sections of housing. To receive a free same-day quotation and expert advice on installation, contact the company by following this link:

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Envirobuild Backgrounder

Quality sustainable building materials without compromise

EnviroBuild is the UK's leading builders' merchant for sustainable building materials. They apply the latest technological innovations to provide highly engineered and lasting environmentally friendly solutions over traditional building materials. With over 60 years of experience in the construction industry, EnviroBuild are leaders in their field, and providing a quality experience for customers is at the core of their values. Their highly trained expert team are on-hand to help customers at every stage of their project, from take-off to completion.

Most recently, EnviroBuild launched new composite decking boards to join the Pioneer and Frontier lines in the highly successful Hyperion range. Hyperion Explorer has on one side a luxury, authentic textured wood grain effect and on the other a traditional grooved finish, giving homeowners the choice for their garden project. The game-changing Hyperion decking boards, in addition to the cladding and fencing ranges of the same name, are now produced using renewable wind energy as well. These latest changes to the production method mean that Hyperion composite decking boards will now produce a whopping 59.67% less carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) across its lifetime than maintained timber deck boards.

Within the high-rise construction industry, EnviroBuild is not standing still either. The new 150 Aqua Channel aluminium decking system is their newest revolutionising non-combustible system on the market complying with the newest fire legislations. The decking boards can be installed alongside built-in drainage for effortless upkeep. Its modern take on decking means a flush insert can provide a smooth and continuous look or be removed to create a more traditional look of gapped individual boards. This ensures 150 Aqua-Channel caters to all preferences and can be used to create versatile designs.

Given the innovative nature of these materials and others EnviroBuild supplies, it is no surprise that the products are distributed across thousands of homes in the UK and are increasingly becoming the first choice for contractors, architects, landscapers, and construction firms. In 2020 alone, EnviroBuild brought on six new commercial projects during lockdown including Taylor Wimpey's new homes development at Innsworth and CALA homes construction in Cheltenham. EnviroBuild also featured in the Guardian and on ITV. Their garden furniture collection - Galleon - was also recommended by the Independent and in 2020 saw a massive 250% increase on 2019 sales.

The business turned over £13 million in its last financial year and in quarter two of 2020 EnviroBuild reported a 45% increase in revenue on 2019's figures and that increased even further in quarter three with a 51% rise in revenue via the retail sales division.

Above all, EnviroBuild's mission remains to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the construction industry by providing high quality products that are consistently the better environmental choice over current traditional products on the market. For every product EnviroBuild sells, a pragmatic approach is taken to manufacture a commercially viable product with significant environmental benefits; whether using high levels of recycled material, renewable energy in production or intelligent design to reduce input material in finished goods without compromising a long operational life.

These careful assessments naturally resulted in several awards highlighting the company's sustainable efforts. In 2018, EnviroBuild had been awarded the Federation of Small Business London Ethical and Green Business of the Year awards,  and was presented with the Golden Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice within the "Building & Construction, Innovation" category at the International Green Apple Environment Awards. Most recently, they won the West London Business Award in the "Green Circular Economy Business of the Year" category at the start of 2021.

EnviroBuild also dedicates 10% of profits to sustainable causes, which is unmatched in the industry. From the beginning they have been supporting Rainforest Trust in their mission to protect endangered rainforests and species. They recently celebrated their 5th year of donations to the organisation and with those contributions protected nearly 250,000 acres equating to over 62million trees across Africa, South America, Central America and Asia.

EnviroBuild are true industry leaders in progressing the sustainability and environmental impact within the construction industry.