Putting energy saving at the centre of school policy benefits pupils, staff and school finances, the Carbon Trust explains. The organisation shares efficiency advice on a number of key areas

With schools’ energy bills set to double in the next six to eight years, Amy Edwards, co-founder and energy director of Energy for Education Co-operative (E4E), provides energy-saving advice

By cutting out waste and promoting energy efficiency, schools are able to make financial savings that can be better invested elsewhere. And while pupils and teachers’ attention is turned towards environmental sustainability, the next generation of energy professionals could well be born

Luke Wynne, head of schools at leading environmental behaviour change charity Global Action Plan, reflects on his experience working with UK schools to help them improve their environmental performance and embed sustainability into the curriculum, Here, Luke shares his key tips on what makes a truly successful sustainability programme

npower’s Climate Cops is a free resource for teachers that tackles the subject of climate change in a lively and stimulating way

Teaching future generations to be environmentally aware is an ever-growing benefit of the curriculum, but if children can be taught in an energy efficient building then that provides a practical example too, writes the CIBSE’s Dr Jacquelyn Fox

Joseph Williams, educational programmes manager at the Carbon Trust, discusses the three efficiency areas which, if implemented well, could result in huge savings for the education sector

Schools up and down the country are getting involved in Climate Week from 4 to 10 March by finding imaginative solutions to climate change

Understanding the pattern of energy use in a building remains the fundamental insight upon which energy management strategies are built, as Alan Aldridge, executive director of the Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA) explains

With an eye of finance and cost cutting, keeping energy bills and emissions down to a minimum is now an essential part of school management. One of the first things to examine is the actual bill, writes Alan Aldridge, executive director of the Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA)

Alan Aldridge, Executive Director of the Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA), looks at how schools can keep their bills and emissions down during the autumn term.

Over half the public buildings on the DEC energy rating database are schools. When only a tiny percentage of these were awarded an A rating, for many it was a clear case of ‘could do better’

Empowering students with the knowledge, skills and motivation to meet the greatest challenge of their lives is a necessity, says Tony McNally, managing director, Climate Change Solutions

Heat pumps contribute to a sustainable future in the education sector, according to Tony Bowen, president of the Heat Pump Association, and Terry Seward, HPA secretary

From gadgets that convert fidgeting energy into electricity to kites attached to generators, the Climate Week Challenge saw many unique and though-provoking ideas to tackle climate change from pupils around the country

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