January 2018

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ECOnnect Issue 9 - January 2018
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ECOnnect Issue 9 - January 2018  

Learning From Datacentres to Improve AV Energy Efficiency in the Classroom

 

With universities and colleges growing and expanding student numbers,
new classrooms are being added all the time. Tackling one of the hidden
costs, increased energy consumption, is delivering some unexpected benefits.

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ECOnnect Issue 9 - January 2018  

Car Clubs as a Sustainable Solution

 

St Andrews (pop. 16,800) is a town on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, a ½ hour drive from Dundee and 1½ hours from Edinburgh. The town has limited regional transport links, with no train station, and suffers from congestion and parking pressure, during term-time, due to the student population bringing privately owned cars to the town. St Andrews does however have a very compact town centre with good levels of local bus services and accordingly lower levels of car ownership in the local population and high numbers of people walking to work.

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ECOnnect Issue 9 - January 2018  

Staffordshire University Donates Surplus Classroom Furniture to Schools in Pakistan

 

Did you know that 9% of primary schools in Pakistan do not have a blackboard, 24% do not have textbooks available for the children and 46% do not have desks for the students?
In excess of 7 million primary school-aged children are out of education within Pakistan; this is one of the highest number of out-of-school children in the world.

 

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