Universities and colleges can play their part in decarbonisation through research, learning and teaching, knowledge transfer, the student experience, community engagement, and business interface. Low carbon campuses using effective utilities management are the foundation upon which institutions will realise this crucial role as global leaders in sustainable development. The built environment in which our researchers, educators and students engage with the social responsibility and sustainability agendas should reflect the ambitions of an institution and contribute to the aims and objectives of a Sustainable Development Strategy.
If you would like to connect with other EAUC members interested in utilities, join the EAUC's Energy & Water Community of Practice here. This group is for EAUC members only.
EAUC-Scotland's Energy Management Topic Support Network (TSN) is open to all, providing an opportunity for those working in or with the further and higher education sector to share ideas and questions and to get together to hear from particular speakers or discuss topics of interest.
A session from 2011 Conference which attempts to answer this question to ensure we're all prepared!
Schneider Electric has undertaken a pioneering project with the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) in Manchester to improve the college’s overall energy performance.
This case study shows the wide ranging benefits of introducing an EMS successfully, exemplified at Queen's University Belfast.