New build 2010
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!