CIBSE News - University of Bradford's winning energy reduction programme

10 December 2018
The University of Bradford won the ultimate CIBSE Building Performance Awards accolade for the second time last month.

‘Nothing fundamental has changed since 2012 – we’ve just carried on trying to save carbon,’ says Russell Smith, head of estates at the university. What has changed, though, is the rationale for the ongoing work. ‘Previously, we were driven by the green agenda and Ecoversity; now, our energy-saving work is driven by ensuring security of energy supply – and electricity in particular – in light of predicted volatile utility prices with the closure of coal-fired and nuclear power stations,’ Smith explains.

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