Old Trafford• 25.6% gas savings in 2008/9 Compared with 2007/813.4% average electricity savings at Old Trafford
The BarbicanBehind the scenes energy savings• New lighting installations have motion sensors and will switch off when no presence is detected; this is estimated to halve energy/ carbon usage.• Repainting project on the roof area of the Art Gallery has resulted in solar protective qualities that will equate to a saving of around 91 tonnes in reduced carbon emissions over the next three years.
Aviva Stadium• Implementing BS8901• Rainwater harvesting – positioned on the east stand with a 320,000 litre capacity• Heat recovery (from the diesel generators) – Pipe work from the cooling circuit on the generators ‘absorbs’ the heat produced by the generator for use in heating the water supply for bathrooms, kitchens the under-pitch heating system.• Waterless urinals - with approximately 400 urinal spaces, on one event day alone there is a saving in excess of 20,000litres of water.• Energy and water meters - Metering to monitor and manage consumption.• Acoustic panelling - All plant and equipment specified to not exceed 53 decibels at 1 meter away from the façade (this is equivalent to the noise emitted by an office laser printer).
Goodwood• Working to BS8901
The ACC LiverpoolACC Liverpool deployed more than 95 employeesto help develop and transform a plot of land in Speke, south Liverpool.The open space was regenerated into an allotment which the Liverpool Food Alliance will now use to produce locally grown food for organisations such as the YMCA to benefit from.