Authors - Daniel Smith, Lydia Dutton, The University of Birmingham
1st Prize (joint) Most innovative, future-orientated project 2nd Prize (joint) Most impactful project
As a research-intensive institution, the University of Birmingham has sought to reduce the impact of laboratories (labs) through a Sustainable Labs initiative, RICS SKA certification for refurbishment underpinned by Campus and Lab performance analysis. As a result, the University has saved over £40,000 p.a. and avoided over 450 tonnes of CO2 emissions.