Video from Coventry University - carbon reduction winner

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Coventry University’s Carbon Challenge scheme is an inter-faculty energy competition with eagerly anticipated monthly reports, quarterly league tables and prizes. Initially created as a way of meeting corporate carbon reduction targets, the scheme has empowered students and staff across the institution to take responsibility for their own electrical consumption and thereby saved in two years over 2,000,000kWh, £213,000 and 1100 tonnes of carbon. As a result of this scheme, more staff now come up with ideas or report examples of wasted energy as they identify with one particular building and want to see its performance improve. The scheme has no cost as prizes are distributed from energy savings, and administration costs are more than offset by the dramatic savings obtained.

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