Grady Joinery is an Irish owned and operated family business that has grown from humble beginnings in Charlestown, Co Mayo. Founded in 1979, the company today has over 30 years of experience supplying windows and doors to the homeowner, trade and commercial customers in both Ireland and the UK.

The company has a 300,000 sq, ft. production facility on a 60 acre site in Charlestown, Co Mayo which consists of a uPVC and Glazing manufacturing facilities and a timber joinery. With continuous development and investment in modern technology Grady Joinery has all the latest equipment to test windows, doors and curtain walls up to 4.0 meters x 4.0 meters for air tightness, water tightness and resistance to wind load.

Company Name
Grady Joinery

Address

Charlestown, Co Mayo

Consultant

Lisa Brady

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Introducing a Management System for Energy and Environmental management has identified opportunities and helped us improve compliance. The Energy and Environmental accreditation compliments the Passive energy efficient window range that we have developed.

Green Plus Project Objectives
  1. Achieve certification to ISO50001 & ISO 14001
Key Challenges
  1. The key challenge was the availability of resources available to implement the systems. The operations Manager covers a broad range of roles & responsibilities throughout the business and the implementation of the system came.at a very busy period for the organisation.
Key Changes
  1. Housekeeping standards improved hugely
  2. 2 New self bunded Diesel tanks
  3. 2 New IBC bunds for adblue and waste paint water
  4. Investigation into water quality from the treatment plant which resulted in the sampling process being changed
  5. All waste on site is now fully segregated
  6. Installing of a new wind turbine
  7. Installation of LED lighting throughout the whole facility
  8. Introduction of an Energy Monitoring System
  9. Established an Energy Team with Energy Champions for each
  10. Waste Segregation posters
Results
  1. Successful certification to both ISO 14001& ISO 50001