HEEPI carbon and energy regulations and schemes paper

Tags: energy | carbon | Regulations | HEEPI

The sector is currently dealing with a plethora of initiatives intended to reduce energy usage, carbon emissions, and other environmental impacts in universities and colleges. This is creating difficulties because:

• Most require a commitment of time and/or financial resource;
• The sheer number makes it difficult to understand their requirements, and how they relate to each other; and
• These and other factors mean that they can sometimes be diverting attention from, rather than encouraging, real environmental improvement.

This paper aims to assist senior managers within the sector to make sense of the current situation, and suggests ways in which it can be addressed for maximum environmental benefit.
The paper was written by Peter James and Lisa Hopkinson of HEEPI and is sponsored by AUDE and JISC.