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Sustainability

Schools make good use of offcuts

Schools in Yorkshire have been turning a manufacturer's offcuts into everything from tool cabi...

Carbon-cutting school awards launched

Schools taking initiatives to save energy and reduce their carbon footprint have until May to ...

Integration, integration, integration

Integration is the secret of success when it comes to installing renewable heating and hot wat...

Devon college cuts energy use by 65%

Okehampton College in Devon has significantly reduced its energy usage with the aid of real-ti...

New Schoolhaus projects completed

Eco-friendly modular buildings offer an alternative for schools seeking to expand without incr...

A long-term engagement

It's one thing for a school to have a policy on sustainability, but it can be quite another to...

Schools could save millions on energy

The education sector is overspending £173m per year on energy reveals a new analysis by the En...

Special schools urged to seek Salix funds

Energys urges community and foundation Special schools to take advantage of new Salix funding ...

Oldham College bags green award

Oldham College has won the international Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice for...

Plymouth tops Green League 2015

Plymouth University leads the most sustainable universities in the UK, according to the People...

UEA thatch cladding a construction first

The installation of thatched cassettes cladding the £11.6m Enterprise Centre marks a construct...

Biomass for Bede's

A bespoke financing package has enabled the East Sussex independent school to switch to wood p...

Warming to renewable technologies

Richard Hiblen looks at the role RHI has played in supporting the implementation of more susta...

Interest-free loans to help save energy

Energys Group is encouraging academies to take up the energy-efficiency challenge with a new S...

Lessons in saving energy and money

Powerstar’s voltage optimisation system will improve a school’s green credentials as well ...

How energy efficient are you?

Jonathan Valentine suggests five ways all schools can make dramatic reductions in their energy...

Green award for Bath Spa and Kier

A partnership between Bath Spa University and Kier Services has been recognised at this year's...

Managing the EaRTH

Bicton College’s EaRTH centre is using BMS technology to achieve its aims of being as green ...

Cambridge selects unique solar system

Ecolution powers Cambridge University sports centre as it turns to green energy to cut carbon ...

Renewable energy solutions launched

New partnership aims to help customers in the education sector make informed decisions about g...

Eco-school status for Stirling primary

A new boiler at Drymen Primary has helped the Stirling primary to achieve an Eco-school Green ...

Weathering the storm

Steve Chatwin-Grindey from DeepRoot looks at the benefits of retrofitting sustainable urban dr...

More wood for student accommodation

The construction of student accommodation is being revolutionised by increased use of factory ...

Rural Energy receives Renewable Reward

Biomass technology provider, Rural Energy, crowned Commercial Installer of the Year at Energy ...

Portakabin bags green Gold Award

Portakabin awarded Gold Award in the Business in the Community Environment Index 2014 in recog...

Biddenham goes eco

A new building that generates five times more power than it uses has been completed at Biddenh...

Kalwall aids DPTC’s BREEAM rating

The Design Prototyping and Testing Centre (DPTC) has achieved a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating ...

Taking sustainability seriously

UK universities are set to embrace sustainability in the curriculum with new guidelines outlin...

UK's greenest building hits high point

The Enterprise Centre, on target to be UK's greenest commercial building, has reached its high...

New BREEAM refurb scheme launched

The latest in the BREEAM family of sustainability rating schemes was launched recently at the ...

Construction material test centre opens

The BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials at the University of Bath opens major new...

Greening up at Unite Students

The NUS' green change scheme has been adopted by the UK's biggest student accommodation provid...

Saint-Gobain launches Passivhaus courses

Saint-Gobain launches Passivhaus Tradesperson Course, with international accreditation for one...

Blowing hot and hotter

BRE’s extreme weather Resilience14 conference in November has announced a new focus on how t...

Local timber provides green solution

Work completes on innovative timber frame at the University of East Anglia's Low Carbon Enterp...

Kingsbury scores well for sustainability

Kingsbury school expands sixth form offering with a permanent structure from light-weight buil...

Fairstead gets the Hamworthy treatment

Fairstead Community School in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, benefits from Hamworthy Heating green te...

The cost of sustainability

New research into sustainable business strategies challenges the perception that sustainable b...

Polytunnel opens at Birches Head

Birches Head Academy's new polytunnel sees the importance of healthy eating firmly planted int...

Leafield's new recycling initiatives

A survey conducted by Leafield reveals that the education sector is becoming increasingly cons...