100s of students are getting green fingers through our Big Lottery funded Student Eats project, developing food growing spaces onto 18 campuses.24th June 2014
Engineering contractors Inviron are finding ways in which energy can be reduced by using responsive systems that go on and off dependant on the actual temperature and monitoring the use of heaters within Parliamentary buildings.28th May 2014
Bryn Deri Primary beat thousands of other primary schools to win a £100,000 energy makeover for their school by British Gas. Installing new boilers, heating controls, more efficient lighting and solar panels will help further reduce their energy.22nd May 2014
One Planet Cardiff will host a number of interactive workshops at County Hall in June. 22 Primary Schools and 8 High Schools have been invited to participate in workshops on Energy /Waste, Healthy Food, Transport/Travel & Biodiversity22nd May 2014
The SDT is championing some great environmental behaviours. Switching off lights, fans and heaters when they are not in use and ensuring that external doors are not left open, significantly reduces energy consumption across Parliament.20th May 2014
The 1960s lighting scheme at the Bloomsbury Theatre was so inefficient that maintenance staff were spending an average of 4 hours a week changing the ‘popped’ bulbs, The theatre changed all its bulbs for LEDs and is now saving 15 tonnes of CO2/year.20th May 2014
UCL’s Living Lab is using our research to improve the sustainability of the Estate. In 2012 we launched a competition for visualising environmental data. The winners used wifi and online tools to compare occupancy rates and building energy use.20th May 2014
We are busy making the estate more energy efficient by installing new heating controls, efficient lighting; upgrading our building energy management system and providing extra metering. This will lead to over 500 tonnes of carbon savings each year.20th May 2014
This year we launched an Energy Reduction Plan at Warwick Street and our Bristol Office to reduce energy consumption and cost. Supported by Upstream it has tangible outputs in the form of action plans, energy consumption reports and benchmarking.19th May 2014
We have created a sustainable office environment at our new Warwick Street HQ. This is a sustainable environment supporting collaboration, innovation and increased productivity, and has achieved the Ska Silver standard for design and construction.19th May 2014
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