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Cut down on waste and get an extra £200 in your pocket

Catherine Windrow works for North London Waste Authority and took part in Green Space at the North Observatory earlier this term. Here she shares some easy tips to reduce waste, improve your environmental impact and save money.  More...

Published: Dec 15, 2014 11:09:00 AM

Free hydrogen-powered mulled apple juice and switching off stickers

On Tuesday 9th December, 12-2pm, we'll be raising awareness about the Christmas Switch Off by giving away free mulled apple juice powered by the UCL's brilliant UCell hydrogen fuel cell in the Main Quad.  More...

Published: Dec 8, 2014 11:22:00 AM

The Sustainability Team is recruiting!

Want to join UCL’s Sustainability Team and help improve the sustainability of our business and projects? More...

Published: Nov 25, 2014 10:35:00 AM

UCL achieves Highly Commended for Sustainable Facilities Management

UCL and its partners Office and General and Bywaters have received a Highly Commended accolade at the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) awards. More...

Published: Nov 12, 2014 10:43:00 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?