In August 2010, Culcheth High School opened in a brand new £23m building. We are already very environmentally-friendly.
Did you know:
We have automatic Lighting – on / off, light levels, CO2monitoring and adjustment
Rainwater harvesting from roof, underground tanks, filtered and piped back into school toilets
Biomass woodchip heating boilers
Travel plan including storage for 90 bicycles
Multiple users of building: CHS, Sure Start, Leisure Warrington, Grace Fellowship Church, Local Primary Schools, Operatic Societies, Amateur Dramatic Societies
In fact, a typical existing building scores 94 on their Energy Performance Certificate. The average ‘new build’ scores 49.
Culcheth High School scored 28 – so we are now rated in the top 3% of schools in the country for energy efficiency!