SustainabilityInvested and proactive in our journey to net zero.

Ryder is committed to becoming net zero carbon (NZC) through reductions in its emissions in line with the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi). To support our goal, decisive thought leadership and innovative decision making will help sustainability and positive environmental impacts necessary to keep our built and natural environments healthy and efficient in years to come.

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Dedicated to delivering on climate emergency goals. We aim to equip our people and our clients with the skills to reduce emissions.

Climate fracturing is fundamentally changing the way we do business, design spaces, create places, build infrastructure, and deliver buildings. With the skills and knowledge, we recognise the journey for change. From strategic guidance and computational modelling to real world monitoring and measuring, we continue to deliver scenario based decision support and guidance to ensure that our sustainability mission is covered in all aspects of operational energy, embodied carbon, sustainable communities, alongside outdoor and indoor comfort.

Sustainability wheel
Our Sustainability Services Wheel provides a comprehensive, robust, data driven, and science based framework for how we deliver principles of sustainable and pro environmental design for new and existing buildings in a tangible way.
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Measurements icon In Situ Measurements

Our climate processes.To support our objectives we deliver:

Overall design guidance
Outdoor microclimate assessments
Dynamic energy simulation and modelling (DSM)
Thermal bridging, condensation risk and fabric efficiency analysis
Whole life cycle carbon assessments
Life cycle embodied carbon assessments
Indoor quality assessments
Pre and post occupancy building performance evaluations
The Lipman Building design

The Lipman Building EnerPHit Concept Design

The project was designed to be one of the largest Passive House EnerPHit refurbishment projects in the UK, and aims to achieve an estimated carbon saving of the building by 67%.”

Steven Ford


Edward Byers Affordable Housing Development

Edward Byers Affordable Housing Development

This project is constructed to the international Passive House standard, with substantially reduced energy requirements, better occupant comfort, and a lower operational carbon footprint.”

Adam James


Greenhead College Department for Education

Greenhead College Department for Education

Designs have been developed to respond to the causes and impacts of climate change including providing net gains in biodiversity and habitat creation.”

Grant Sellars

Architectural Director