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
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.
Other recent sustainability projects that have been implemented are:
Refurbishment of toilets and wash rooms – Water, lighting and ventilation
“Green IT” – The introduction of “Night Watchman” IT switch off controls
and virtual servers
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
High efficiency motor drives