Estimation of the carbon footprint of student halls of residence in the University of Strathclyde

Bezyrtzi, Georgia and Strachan, Paul and Simpson, Ross and Shanks, Robert (2006) Estimation of the carbon footprint of student halls of residence in the University of Strathclyde. WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development, 2 (9). pp. 1152-1156. ISSN 1790-5079

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    Abstract

    There is a rapid increase in environmental awareness, which has led to legislative and governmental policy developments addressing the reduction in carbon emissions to the atmosphere. As an example of a local level response, the University of Strathclyde has developed its Environmental Management System. This paper presents the detailed estimation of the carbon footprint of one of the University halls of residence that will assist the University in assessing its environmental impact. The procedure adopted, and the sensitivity studies undertaken, will help to inform the extension of the carbon footprint study to the whole university campus.

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    Bezyrtzi, Georgia, Strachan, Paul ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4280-2880, Simpson, Ross and Shanks, Robert;