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Environment & Energy course timetable

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February 2019

Thu 7
Systemslink training new POSTPONED 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Granada Room
  • Systemlink is the software programme used to record energy use in the University’s buildings.
  • You can use Systemslink to monitor energy use in your building(s) and, in some buildings to identify areas for improvement.
  • This training will provide an overview of Systemslink and an introduction on how to use it.
Fri 8
Green Labs: Lab Energy new Finished 11:00 - 12:00 17 Mill Lane, Seminar Room G

How can we reduce energy usage in laboratories?

As part of ‘Spotlight on Energy’ month in February 2019, come along for information and discussion on this topic. Areas will likely include how to prioritise your highest energy users and practical tips on improvements that can be made. A demonstration of the LEAF tool to quantify energy usage and opportunity within labs will also be presented. With representation from the University of Cambridge's Green Labs initiative and University College London.

Late morning refreshments will be provided.

Another session with the same content will also run at the Clinical School on the Addenbrooke's Site the following week. See Related Courses.

Mon 11
Green Labs: Lab Energy new Finished 11:00 - 12:00 Clinical School, Seminar Room 10

How can we reduce energy usage in laboratories?

As part of ‘Spotlight on Energy’ month in February 2019, come along for information and discussion on this topic. Areas will likely include how to prioritise your highest energy users and practical tips on improvements that can be made. A demonstration of the LEAF tool to quantify energy usage and opportunity within labs will also be presented. With representation from the University of Cambridge's Green Labs initiative and Environment & Energy team.

Late morning refreshments will be provided.

Another session with the same content will also run at 17 Mill Lane in central Cambridge the previous week. See Related Courses.

Tue 12
From negative to positive - a multidisciplinary energy research event new Finished 12:30 - 13:30 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 9

Join us for this lunchtime talk, which is part of the Environment and Energy section's Spotlight on Energy month. This event focuses on the fantastic energy research being carried out across the University; research into how we produce energy, research on how better to design buildings to use less energy and finally, research on human behaviour when it comes to energy use.

  • Speakers: Arfa Karani of the Department of Physics, Dr Ruchi Chaudhary of the Department of Engineering, Rebecca Ward of the Department of Engineering and Dr Christina Pensaco of POLIS.
Wed 20
Systemslink Training new Finished 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Granada Room
  • Systemlink is the software programme used to record energy use in the University’s buildings.
  • You can use Systemslink to monitor energy use in your building(s) and, in some buildings to identify areas for improvement.
  • This training will provide an overview of Systemslink and an introduction on how to use it.
Thu 21
Environmental Sustainability Training - Face to Face new Finished 11:30 - 12:30 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5
  • This hour-long session provides an introduction to the sustainable innovations happening across the University
  • The course introduces staff to the sustainability targets that University staff and students are working towards

March 2019

Fri 1
  • As a University we have environmental impact in the resources we use and also in the sustainable research that we do. This webinar will give you an introduction to some of the efforts the University is making to improve environmental performance and you will learn how you can get involved in this effort.
  • The same content will be covered in session 1 and 2
Mon 25
Systemslink training new Finished 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Granada Room
  • Systemlink is the software programme used to record energy use in the University’s buildings.
  • You can use Systemslink to monitor energy use in your building(s) and, in some buildings to identify areas for improvement.
  • This training will provide an overview of Systemslink and an introduction on how to use it.
Thu 28

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April 2019

Thu 18

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June 2019

Tue 11
Green Labs: Freezer Clinic with Eppendorf new Finished 12:00 - 13:00 Department of Plant Sciences, Tom ap Rees Room

Green Labs has teamed up with Eppendorf to provide training on how ultra low temperature (ULT) freezers protect your samples and what good practices you can adopt with yours.

  • What do we need from sample storage?
  • How do ULT freezers provide appropriate conditions?
  • How should you operate your freezers to best protect your samples?

Content delivered will not be promotional and staff who use other brands are equally welcome to attend.

Spaces are limited, so attendees may be limited to one per group, subject to demand. Subsequent clinics are likely if interest is sufficient.

Refreshments will be available.

CPD eligible.

Tue 25
Systemslink Training new Finished 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Granada Room
  • Systemslink is a database used to record utility use in departmental buildings, this system is not available for buildings operated by the NHS.
  • Departments can use Systemslink to track energy savings.
  • This training will provide an overview of the system and an introduction on how to use it.

July 2019

Fri 19
Systemslink training 19 July new Finished 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Granada Room
  • Systemslink is a database used to record utility use in departmental buildings, this system is not available for buildings operated by the NHS.
  • Departments can use Systemslink to track energy savings.
  • This training will provide an overview of the system and an introduction on how to use it.

September 2019

Tue 3
Systemslink training 3 September new Finished 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Granada Room
  • Systemslink is a database used to record utility use in departmental buildings, this system is not available for buildings operated by the NHS.
  • Departments can use Systemslink to track energy savings.
  • This training will provide an overview of the system and an introduction on how to use it.
Mon 23
Colleges Systemslink Training new Finished 13:00 - 16:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

Systemlink is a software programme with an online portal, which is used to record energy use in College buildings.

You can use this portal to monitor energy use in your buildings and potentially identify areas for improvement. This training will provide an overview of Systemslink and an introduction on how to use it. What you learn will help you get the most out of the new Service Level Agreement.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recap of meter readings
  • How to put meter reading data into Systemslink
  • Review of the Systemslink dashboard and reporting options
  • How to download and work with your energy data
Tue 24
Green Labs: Lab Water with Avidity Science new (1 of 2) Finished 11:00 - 11:45 Sainsbury Lab, The Board Room

Green Labs has teamed up with Avidity Science to provide training on water use in laboratories.

  • What types of water are used in labs and why?
  • What are the techniques used to produce different types of lab water?
  • What can you do to adopt good water-usage practices in your workspace?

Content delivered will not be promotional and staff who use other brands are equally welcome to attend.

This event will run with two sessions on different topics. These can be booked independently if you are only interested in, or are only able to attend, one of them.

  • Session 1: 11:00-11:45, Laboratory water quality and purification techniques
  • Refreshments: 11:45-12:15
  • Session 2: 12:15-13:00, Lab water - economy and sustainability
  • Q&A with Avidity Science experts: 13:00-13:15

Refreshments will be available between the two sessions. Delegates attending any of the sessions are welcome to them!

Green Labs: Lab Water with Avidity Science new (2 of 2) Finished 12:15 - 13:00 Sainsbury Lab, The Board Room

Green Labs has teamed up with Avidity Science to provide training on water use in laboratories.

  • What types of water are used in labs and why?
  • What are the techniques used to produce different types of lab water?
  • What can you do to adopt good water-usage practices in your workspace?

Content delivered will not be promotional and staff who use other brands are equally welcome to attend.

This event will run with two sessions on different topics. These can be booked independently if you are only interested in, or are only able to attend, one of them.

  • Session 1: 11:00-11:45, Laboratory water quality and purification techniques
  • Refreshments: 11:45-12:15
  • Session 2: 12:15-13:00, Lab water - economy and sustainability
  • Q&A with Avidity Science experts: 13:00-13:15

Refreshments will be available between the two sessions. Delegates attending any of the sessions are welcome to them!

Thu 26
Systemslink Training for departments new Finished 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Granada Room
  • Systemslink is a database used to record utility use in departmental buildings, this system is not available for buildings operated by the NHS.
  • Departments can use Systemslink to track energy savings.
  • This training will provide an overview of the system and an introduction on how to use it.

October 2019

Tue 8
Systemslink Training new Finished 13:00 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)
  • Systemslink is a database used to record utility use in departmental buildings, this system is not available for buildings operated by the NHS.
  • Departments can use Systemslink to track energy savings.
  • This training will provide an overview of the system and an introduction on how to use it.
Fri 25
Colleges Systemslink Training new Finished 13:00 - 16:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

Systemlink is a software programme with an online portal, which is used to record energy use in College buildings.

You can use this portal to monitor energy use in your buildings and potentially identify areas for improvement. This training will provide an overview of Systemslink and an introduction on how to use it. What you learn will help you get the most out of the new Service Level Agreement.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recap of meter readings
  • How to put meter reading data into Systemslink
  • Review of the Systemslink dashboard and reporting options
  • How to download and work with your energy data
Tue 29
Green Impact webinar - Using the 'archive workbook' function new Finished 13:00 - 13:30 N/A - online webinar

This training is aimed at staff and students who took part in Green Impact last year, and want to understand how evidence previously uploaded into the Green Impact workbook can be 'migrated' into the current year, therefore saving time in replicating evidence for actions which have already been completed. We'll also give a brief overview of which actions have changed or been added to the workbook since last year.

Click on the 'other dates' to the left for our Bronze, Silver and Labs webinar sessions.

November 2019

Tue 5
Green Impact webinar - Going for a Bronze award new Finished 13:30 - 14:00 N/A - online webinar

This training is aimed at staff and students who want to take part in Green Impact this year as part of a departmental team (this training is not suitable for College participants). It's aimed at those who haven't taken part before and want want to understand how to gain a Bronze award. We'll show you how to log into the Green Impact 'workbook' and set up a new team, run through the process of completing actions, and briefly outline the requirements of a Bronze award.

Click on the 'other dates' to the left for our Silver, Labs and 'Archive workbook' sessions.

Mon 11
Systemslink Training new Finished 12:30 - 16:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)
  • Systemslink is a database used to record utility use in departmental buildings, this system is not available for buildings operated by the NHS.
  • Departments can use Systemslink to track energy savings.
  • This training will provide an overview of the system and an introduction on how to use it.
Thu 14
Green Impact webinar - Going for a Silver award new Finished 13:30 - 14:00 N/A - online webinar

This training is aimed at staff and students who want to take part in Green Impact this year as part of a departmental team (this training is not suitable for College participants). It's aimed at those who have completed a Bronze award, or who are new participants who want to go straight to a Silver award. We'll run through the process of completing the Silver actions, and briefly outline the requirements of a Silver award.

Click on the 'other dates' to the left for our Bronze, Labs, and 'Archive Workbook' webinar sessions.

Fri 15
Green Impact webinar - Going for a Labs award new Finished 12:30 - 13:30 N/A - online webinar

This training is aimed at staff and students who want to take part in Green Impact this year as part of a laboratory team. It's aimed at those who are new to Green Impact, who are interested in getting a Labs award. We'll briefly show you how to log into the Green Impact 'workbook' and set up a new team, run through the requirements of a Labs award, and give a brief overview of some of the actions in the 'Labs' tab.

Click on the 'other dates' to the left for our Bronze, Silver, and 'Archive workbook' sessions.