The award-winning ‘Get It Out for Cardiff’ scheme is back in association with Cardiff universities. Helping students to clear out their rubbish at the end of the year, ending the term stress-free and leaving our communities clean, tidy and green!20th May 2015
Once again, the responsible Teachers, Staff and Pupils of Cardiff’s Schools made some massive reduction on their Energy bills over the recent Easter Holidays; hugely reducing their Carbon Footprint at the same time.11th May 2015, Reposted 1 time What do you think? Be the first to comment!
Congratulations to Oakfield Primary, Cardiff, who recently received the prestigious Platinum Eco-Award Trophy for their services toward helping the Environment.15th April 2015, Reposted 2 times 1 comment! Add your voice to the conversation!
In the autumn half term, Thornhill Primary School was the first school in the authority to completely refurbish their lighting to LED via SALIX SEELS. This improved classroom light levels & is set to realise a whopping 74% lighting energy reduction!5th December 2014, Reposted 1 time
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
Spark the dragon is helping 60 primary schools to reduce their electricity consumption. For a fortnight pupils and staff will be competing to be the school that has shown the greatest reduction in electricity for that period.14th October 2013
Pupils have been busy thinking up a name for Cardiff’s very own Energy Dragon. Close to a 100 suggestions were submitted which resulted in Spark or Sbarc in Welsh being chosen as it “makes you think of electricity and the electricity we use everyday”14th October 2013
Following an energy audit, County Hall had variable speed drives (VSD’s) installed. They reduce the energy usage by air handlers, cutting CO2 emissions by 221 tonnes per year, saving £35k annually. The project has a 9 month payback and cost £26k.23rd August 2013
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