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UCL achieves Ska Gold rating for Whittington Hospital refurbishment

UCL has successfully achieved its first Ska Gold certificate for its refurbishment project in the Whittington Hospital. This rating represents environmental best practice in terms of reducing waste, using more sustainable materials, installing highly efficient lighting, and water saving toilets.   More...

Published: Mar 27, 2014 12:31:00 PM

WARPit Competition Now On

Between Tuesday 18th, until Friday 28th February, the member of staff that lists the most items* on UCL's WARPit site will win some brilliant Fairtrade prizes (as well as the knowledge that you’re making a real reduction to our environmental impact!) More...

Published: Feb 18, 2014 10:38:00 AM

Green Volunteering Fair - Wednesday 12th February

Come along to UCLU and Green UCL’s Green Volunteering Fair, 6-8pm on Wednesday 12th February 2014 to find out about a huge variety of ways to make a positive environmental impact.  More...

Published: Feb 7, 2014 10:46:00 AM

Green Impact February League Table

The latest results of the Green Impact are in! As always, big congratulations to all teams involved - we have a record number of teams taking part and nearly 600 actions taken as a result of the programme so far. More...

Published: Feb 6, 2014 11:35:00 AM

Tia Kansara (UCL Energy Institute): Occupant Satisfaction in buildings in Abu Dhabi

This paper discusses the Kansara Survey and its use in the built environment in Abu Dhabi. A representative sample of twenty buildings is taken from the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council’s database. The Kansara Survey is based on the “Building in Use Survey” developed by Adrian Leaman and Bill Bordass of the Usable Building Trust. The survey is constructed to test the level of health and well-being inside the buildings of employees and residents. How are occupants impacted by thermal comfort and what recommendations are there for future buildings in high heat-stress countries?