Kingspan branches out to harvest water
Building materials firm Kingspan is turning to water as a new source of revenue as the construction slump continues, writes Gavin Daly.
The firm has launched Kingspan Water, a new business within its environmental division that will develop water conservation and recycling systems.
Charles Burns, commercial director of Kingspan Environmental, said that the firm wanted to be ‘‘the leading name in the world’’ in systems to conserve rainwater and recycle waste water.
‘‘The day of free water is almost over,” said Burns, who predicted that the government would soon introduce water charges for...
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