Download Energy Data

If you would like access to data for your own research, please get in touch by email or using the forms below. Depending on what you need we can either transfer files or set you up with access to our energy management software. Different types of data are available depending on the building or location of interest, including:Half hourly profile dataManual meter readingsUtility billing informationElectricity consumptionGas consumptionWater consumptionHeat supply from district heating networkSub-building level metering
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Henley, Greenlands

Click on the Main House on the map to see electricity consumption for most of the Greenlands campus, or Bourne and Berrybrook for the supply to the two newest buildings. 
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Waste and Recycling A-Z

A: Aerosols, Aluminium Cans/Foil, Asbestos Waste, Appliances. C: Cardboard, CDs, Chemicals, Cling film, Clothes & Textiles, Confidential, Catalogues, Cables, Clinical, Cooking Oil, Coffee Grounds & Tea Bags, Crisp Packets. E: Electrical Appliances, Envelopes. G: Green Waste, Glass. I: IT Waste, Ink Cartridges. M: Medicines, Metal, Microwaves, Mobile Phones, Monitors & TVs O: Oil, Ovens. R: Recycling Collections, Radioactive Waste, Rubber Bands. T: Textiles, Televisions, TetraPak, Tyres, Toner Cartridges, Tin Cans. B: Bins, Batteries, Books & Brochures, Box Files, Bottles, Bulbs, Bin Bags, Biological Waste, Bicycles. D: Directories, Drinks Cans, DVD's. F: Fluorescent Tubes & Projector Bulbs, Fridges & Freezers, Furniture,…
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Alternatives to Travel

The most 'environmentally friendly' form of travel is generally not travelling at all! Following the COVID-19 pandemic, we have the knowledge, experience and technology to make remote study and working much easier. Substituting travel with technology can also save you time and money. On this page staff and visitors to the University can find information on practical alternatives to travel and working remotely in a sustainable way. Check out the University's tips on How to set up and hold a conference call in Teams. If you would like to book a conference room to video-conference, you can do so here. Further…
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Appendices Environmental Report 2019 – 20

1 - Carbon Management Scope 2 - CMP project tables 2019-20 3 - Emissions+energy breakdown vs baseline and last year 4 - Additional out of scope emissions 5 - Avoided emissions through renewable generation 6 - Waste management actions and projects 7 - 2019 20 Travel Plan Annual Report
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Appendices Environmental Report 2018-19

1 - Carbon Management Scope 2 - Carbon+Water projects 2018-19 and 2019-20 3 - Emissions+energy breakdown vs baseline and last year 4 - Additional out of scope emissions 5 - Avoided emissions through renewable generation 6 - Waste management actions and projects 7 - Travel Plan Annual Report 2018-19
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Climate Strike

Climate Strike The 30-minute walkout on the 20th of September at 10am is in solidarity with school strikers around the world, whose Friday strikes have pushed climate action to the forefront of global attention. The pledge button will only go live at 10am for the Climate Strike it has now been deactivated Down tools in support of climate strikes The University is supporting a half hour strike by colleagues in support of climate action on Friday, 20 September at 10am for 30 minutes. The 30-minute walkout is in solidarity with school strikers around the world, whose Friday strikes have pushed…
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About us

Here at the University of Reading we are very proud of what we have achieved and continue to work hard to improve the environmental performance of the university.  We do this by investing in environmentally conscious building design, energy efficiency measures, diverting waste from landfill, encouraging the use of sustainable transport and raising environmental awareness.The University has an experienced and committed team of people who work hard to ensure that we are doing all we can to minimise our environmental impact.
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Sustainable Travel

Welcome to the University sustainable travel pages. We are passionate about enabling every staff member, student and visitor to travel to and around our beautiful campuses in an environmentally friendly, safe and convenient manner. This page contains all of the information, offers and tips to help you make sustainable travel choices. The information on this page has been structured around the carbon travel hierarchy, which ranks travel methods in order of sustainability. The hierarchy acts as a helpful tool to consider the impact of travel decisions and consider any suitable alternatives. Follow the links below for offers, events and information…
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