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Going green through to 2015

Going green through to 2015

Posted by mjs76 at May 17, 2010 01:20 PM |

The University of Leicester has recently published two important documents about our environmental impact.

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Public lecture on 'extreme conservation' of valuable buildings

Public lecture on 'extreme conservation' of valuable buildings

Posted by mjs76 at May 13, 2010 12:11 PM |

National Trust expert talks on attempts to stop old houses burning down or floating away.

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Carbon Trust recognises the University’s achievements in reducing our carbon footprint

Carbon Trust recognises the University’s achievements in reducing our carbon footprint

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 20, 2010 12:11 PM |

The Carbon Trust Standard is a certification which recognises real, quantifiable improvements in carbon efficiency by companies and organisations. And this has now been awarded to the University of Leicester.

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Leicester geographer researches cheap, green homes

Leicester geographer researches cheap, green homes

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 03, 2010 02:20 PM |

Building an eco-friendly home is a great idea but the cost of solar panels, thermal heat pumps and suchlike is prohibitively expensive for most people. It’s one of the great ironies of our time that the folk best positioned to cut their domestic carbon footprint are those with money to burn.

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