The Eco-Friendly Features of Our Modular School Buildings

Our modular school buildings are designed with eco-friendly materials and features, helping your school reduce its carbon footprint. We’ll work with you on a greener learning environment for your students, built to meet net zero across its intended 50-year lifespan.

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TG Escapes customers awarded us 4.9 out of 5 based on 190 reviews

Achieve Sustainability Targets with our
Net Zero Modular school buildings

Secondary Schools

We have a wide range of buildings available for secondary schools and provide a number of bespoke solutions.

Primary Schools

We provide bespoke modular solutions for primary schools, including classrooms, dining halls and more.

Nurseries/ Early Years

If you have a nursery or early years school, then we have tailored and flexible modular building options available.

Independent Schools

Do you have an independent school and require something specific? We have a wide range of solutions for you.

Net zero school buildings designed, built, and installed

When it comes to creating a new school building, your institution will expect it to be environmentally friendly, sustainable, and energy-efficient. Our eco-friendly school buildings offer the ideal approach, with sustainability prioritised at every stage.

We utilise a modular build process that is inherently less wasteful than brick and mortar, further optimised through the sustainably sourced timber we use throughout every project. Our buildings can also be designed to meet net zero in operation, through green features like solar panels and sun pipes.

TG Escapes are a partner to schools from design to handover, with a firm environmental commitment throughout. We offer a free design process on every project, ensuring your school gets a bespoke building tailored to its unique needs. Speak to a member of our team today about your school’s educational requirements.

Why is sustainability so vital in new school buildings?

Climate change is a critical issue that resonates with teachers, parents, and pupils alike. There is a growing expectation that new school buildings should not only provide excellent learning environments but also demonstrate a commitment to sustainability. In terms of environmental impact, traditional brick-and-mortar construction falls short on multiple fronts. The extensive use of materials and lengthy, disruptive installation process contribute to significant issues, including a large carbon footprint.

Schools are faced with the challenge of finding building solutions that minimise environmental impact and align with their sustainability goals. It is crucial to explore alternatives that prioritise sustainable practices and reduce the carbon footprint associated with school construction.

How our modular school buildings compare to traditional options

By opting for a modular building from TG Escapes, your school will benefit from reduced material usage, sustainable materials, efficient off-site manufacturing, and quick installation, all contributing to a more environmentally friendly and cost-effective solution.

  • Reduced material volume: Modular buildings require fewer materials compared to traditional brick-and-mortar structures. As a result, they are lighter, which reduces the volume of concrete required for their foundations.
  • Sustainable materials: We use sustainably sourced wood across our buildings, a truly renewable resource. In contrast, traditional brick-and-mortar buildings rely on energy-intensive brick production, contributing to higher carbon emissions.
  • Off-site manufacture: Modular construction takes place in controlled factory settings, an efficient and reliable process that significantly reduces waste generation compared to on-site brick-and-mortar construction.
  • Quick installation: Modular buildings offer quick on-site installation, resulting in reduced disruption to the local environment and your school. This is a sharp contrast to traditional brick-and-mortar construction, which can cause prolonged noise, dust, and general inconvenience.

    How we optimise for sustainability at every level

    At TG Escapes, environmental consciousness is deeply ingrained in our philosophy. Our commitment to sustainability begins with our modular manufacturing process, which requires fewer materials and produces far less waste compared to brick and mortar. We use sustainable timber from managed forests for each panel, alongside specially designed foundations that minimise the volume of concrete needed. After each panel is constructed in factory conditions, our quick on-site installation process minimises disruption to both the environment and your school

    Our buildings are designed to be highly energy-efficient, reducing carbon emissions and helping you save on energy costs over time. Moreover, we can specify each building to be net zero in operation, aligning with current and future environmental targets while delivering long-term financial benefits across their intended 50-year lifespan.

    By working with us, you’ll receive a sustainable solution that meets all of your academic needs without compromising on your environmental values.

    TG Escapes customers awarded us 4.9 out of 5 based on 190 reviews

     

    Decades of award-winning experience…

    In nearly 20 years of work we’ve produced hundreds of modular buildings for schools across the UK, many of which can be explored through our case studies page. Alongside our recent win at the Education Estates Awards, we’re happy to have received fantastic feedback from our customers, with an average score of 4.9 out of 5.

    Sustainable timber frame classrooms for SEMH
    “TG Escapes took full consideration of the school environment and maintained excellent communication.”
    Lyndsey Jeffries

    Executive Head, Mountfield Heath

    Choosing TG Escapes

    Every project starts with a free design service, which will be fully costed in an upfront price that won’t change across a project:

    Green school buildings

    • Sustainable timber from managed forests
    • All insulation is at least 80% recycled
    • Unique pad foundations minimise concrete
    • Net zero in operation
    • Tree planting scheme for schools

    Biophilic designs

    • Prioritising a connection to nature
    • Easy outdoor access
    • Natural light optimised in each room
    • Fantastic interior air quality
    • Natural elements incorporated throughout

    A fully turnkey process

    • Design

    • Planning permission

    • Foundations

    • Manufacture

    • On-site installation

    • Finishing

    • Power and water

    Decades of quality

    • We’ve built over 800 buildings in two decades
    • Nearly 300 educational buildings produced
    • Winners of national design awards
    • Members of ISBL and Constructionline Gold

    Tell us what you need in a
    sustainable school building

    At TG Escapes, we take pride in delivering exceptional modular school buildings tailored to your specific needs. Our bespoke design process ensures that you receive a building that meets all of your requirements and enhances your learning environment. Sustainability is one of our core philosophies, and our modular methods offer numerous benefits, including reduced material usage and waste, sustainably sourced components, and the option for net zero in operation.

    Take the first step towards transforming your school with our free design process. Contact us today to collaborate with our dedicated team on a sustainable and innovative school building.