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					Delivering Sustainable Projects

    JMU’s Estate Development Strategy is committed to delivering sustainable projects
    and reducing its impact on the environment. The new Art and Design Academy
    building was awarded a “very good” British Research Establishment Environmental
    Assessment Method (BREEAM) rating. The building includes the following
    environmental benefits:

          eco roof (grass roof over lecture theatre)
          bio mass boiler,
          automatic lighting controls,
          thermal wheel heat recovery ventilation
          automatic window controls.
          flexible occupation and shared services.
          travel plans
          community activity

    Other recent sustainability projects that have been implemented are:

          Refurbishment of toilets and wash rooms – Water, lighting and ventilation
           controls
          “Green IT” – The introduction of “Night Watchman” IT switch off controls
           and virtual servers
          Travel Plans
          Heat recovery ventilation schemes
          Waste recycling initiatives – Bin less offices, battery recycling, waste to
           energy (SITA new waste contract).
          Audit and remedial actions relating to the Trend BMS control strategy
          Lighting upgrades
          High efficiency motor drives
          Environmental Audit

				
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