Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Staff: save energy at work

Find out how you can save energy by taking small, easy actions throughout your work day as a member of staff.

Take part in the Sustainability Awards Find out how to save energy if you work in a lab Become a Sustainability Champion 


Use our energy saving resources

Energy Coordinator Switch and Save cards
We have plenty of materials for you to download, print or order. If you think something's missing, we can even make you a custom design.

Find out how to save energy in winter and summer

Staff winter shutdown banner 2019
Find out more about our winter and summer energy saving campaigns - watch videos, download resources and learn how to save energy


Last one out? Is everything off? Tip
Too many lights are left on every day. Find out more about how much energy can be saved and how we are tracking it.


How cold is it really? Tip
Find out about the maximum and minimum temperatures for University buildings and how to report temperatures outside of this range.


Get the most out of your heater tip
Get the most out of your heater. Advice on using CHP/gas/central heating and storage heaters.


Set your computer to save power tip
Information about reducing the amount of power your computer consumes.


How many people actually want tea? Tip
95% of people boil the kettle every day and 75% overfill. Learn more about boiling water and energy consumption.


Remember to close the door
Making buildings warm uses a lot of energy. Keep the heat in and save energy.


Report dripping taps tip
A tap dripping once per minute can waste over 100 litres of water a year.

Find out more about Zero by 2040