Welcome to UCC's Energy Page
Introduction - Energy and water consumption Main Campus
UCC is committed to reducing its Carbon Footprint. It has an active Energy Committee within the Buildings & Estates office, which monitors and targets its consumption of electricity, gas and water on an ongoing basis.
|Electricity (Kwh)||Gas (m³)||Water (ℓ)|
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Similar graphs for other buildings are pending.
The University Energy Awareness Programme is targeted at the College Community and the focus of this campaign is to encourage staff and students to reduce its electrical consumption wherever possible.
UCC Winner of LAMA award 2013, Best Energy Efficiency Project
UCC has been awarded the LAMA award 2013 (local Authority Members Association, in association with Irish Public Bodies IPB) in the category of Best Energy Efficiency Project for its "implementation of the Internation Energy Management Standard ISO 50001" as first University worldwide.
UCC were nominated by Cork County Council for the awards, recognising UCC's approach to responsible energy management as part of their overall environmental strategy.
UCC recognise that their activities impact upon the environment through their education, research, infrastructural development and their influence on the wider community of which they are a part. The University is particularly mindful of their environmental responsibilites in local, national and global terms.
In the prize giving ceremony on Saturday 26th January 2013 in Dublin, moderated by RTE TV host Miriam O' Callaghan, UCC won against four other projects in it's category finals.