This team is responsible for energy management functions across the campus, including energy procurement (gas, electricity and water) and legal compliance. The team also promotes the reduction of enery and water consumption across the campus, this includes initiatives to make DMU more sustainable and supporting schemes such as Student Switch Off and Green Impact (working in conjunction with the DMU Sustainability team) to encourage student and staff engagement and participation in reducing carbon emissions. They also work with faculties, for example the Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development to contribute to sector leading advice and research. All of this work ensures that DMU is at the forefront of energy conservation and best practice.
The Energy Team also work to reduce water and energy use in new buildings and refurbishment through the application of energy and water conscious building standards such as BREEAM and SKA. The commitment to use these standards is contained within the Energy Policy.