The ‘Octave’ is the University of Salford’s state of the art virtual reality suite. At its most extensive, it can present an eight-sided projected environment...
The purchase of a real-time energy management system called Eniscope in August 2013 enabled Dundee and Angus College to identify any hidden energy leaks
Upgrading ventilation and controls systems for the University of Reading’s chemistry teaching lab fume cupboards has returned major energy savings
Outstanding progress in reducing staff single person car commuter journeys from 40% to 16.5% has been achieved at Newcastle through consistent university wide effort over a decade
The aim of the project was simply to produce less waste and use less energy in order to improve the ecological footprint of the College.
From saving electricity to increasing biodiversity and pioneering the use of organic calico, Rachel engages community members, students and staff from diverse disciplines
Industrial irons are frequently used by students for garment-making. They take around 15 minutes to reach useable heat and steam pressure so there is a temptation to leave them on
UEA is helping to build a demand-side power station, turning energy-intensive equipment across its campus into smart devices which can automatically adjust their energy demand
Unsustainable pressure on static infrastructure budgets from increasing energy costs threatened the direct science budget at the Hutchison/MRC Research Centre
‘A building is only as green as the people are’. This motto, created during the year, epitomises OGEC. There will always be a limit to a buildings effect on a...
The University of Strathclyde is committed to ensuring its students make a useful and positive contribution to social and environmental challenges, locally and globally
Bournemouth University’s Carbon Management Plan is a comprehensive programme of works aiming to meet the challenging 2015/16 target of a 30% reduction in absolute...
Using HEFCE Revolving Green Funding, the University set out to show that there is life in 1960s building stock, of which there is much in the HE sector.
The implementation of the Lancaster University wind turbine project was difficult and controversial, but successfully completed in 2012.
“Catching the Carbon Culprits” is a holistic approach to preventing energy wastage. Heat was escaping through poor insulation and lights were being left on...
The implementation of legislation and processes in EU Member States allowing the use of operational energy use data as a route to compliance with various European Directives
Extract from the Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges 'ezine' 21/08/14 : Clarification on Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme for Scottish Universities and...
A selection of guidance documents from the UCU on ESD and energy management
Legal update for EAUC Members (August 2014) which shines a much needed light on the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS).
Legal update for EAUC Members (May 2011) about the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme