1.2 Sustainability

A more sustainable school

Living sustainably means: using fewer resources and less energy, making sure that we don’t add to the harmful effects that are changing our planet.

Use the interactive diagram to explore the school site. Which features make the school more sustainable?

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Which features make the school more sustainable?

  • Organise the information that you find, using a table.
  • Use the internet to find out more about each one.

Group your ideas into those that might:

Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Buildings Directive means that soon all new public buildings will need to have an energy performance certificate. The Mechanical and Electrical Services Engineer will calculate this. The certificate must be displayed in the building, and will help new buyers to know how well their building performs.




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