University of St. Andrews in Scotland to Slash Carbon Footprint

By District Energy posted 08-05-2019 12:36


Dan McCue, Renewable Energy Magazine


Scotland’s University of St. Andrews has embarked on a £3.75 million energy conservation overhaul to reduce its carbon footprint by an estimated 950 tonnes per year and save £650,000, a year in operating costs.

Among the energy saving measures being deployed is a new district heating network to supply heat and power to University buildings in the center of St. Andrews, installing new energy efficient LED lighting, and fitting solar power units at the sports center.

State of the art smart building management systems are to be installed and air handling unit fans and fume cupboards are to be upgraded.

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