• Poroban invests into ongoing research on embodied carbon in materials and takes a direct approach to promoting and specifying products and materials of a low carbon footprint.

  • We are developing and are due to release our on-going list of preferred suppliers and manufacturers in order to achieve low carbon footprints on buildings - see resource link here

  • Use of homegrown timber and/or timber frame construction is encouraged on projects where possible

  • Minimise use of plastic based products on projects, in the studio and at home

  • We continue to experiment, test and promote new materials in innovative ways - including our own research and development into hemp board.

  • Our studio takes on board a low carbon footprint policy from means of transportation to the food we eat.

  • Poroban banks with Starling Bank who do not invest in fossil fuel industries