AW announce 12th site in Sheffield with solar technology

AW Repair Group plans to take eco-bodyshops to the next level with the opening of their 12th site later this year.

 

Pioneering new electricity harness and storage technology, the Sheffield site will be working towards using its solar generated power to support the operation of electric spraybooths.

 

Founder and CEO Andrew Walsh explained: “The storage technology is almost there and it is very exciting to be developing a new bodyshop with solar powered booths in our sights. The availability of components unfortunately means we cannot have the electric booth ready for the opening but we will have everything in place to make the switch as soon as the parts become available.”

 

Continued Andrew: “The spraybooth is the largest consumer of power in the bodyshop so reducing carbon footprint on this piece of equipment is vital as we continue on our journey to net zero. We will also continue to use UV drying technologies and air-dry products to keep our carbon footprint to a minimum.”

 

The purpose-built repair centre will boast the company’s commitment to carbon reduction with the use of air source heating. AW Sheffield will also include multiple electric charging points and dedicated TecKnowlogy™ Repair Booths within a multi-material repair cabin for electric and multi-material repairs completing the extensive fit-out to AW’s usual clinical, high standards.

 

The addition of the 13,000sq ft bodyshop links perfectly with AW’s other sites and provides quick access to the M1, Sheffield, Rotherham, Chesterfield and the wider region.

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