Lighting, Electricity & On-site Power Generation

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Dear Tameside College,

I would be grateful if you would provide the following information under the FOI Act.
1. How many sites and buildings does the College have?
2. What type of lighting specifically (incandescent, fluorescent, halogen, LED or mixture) does the College use in those buildings?
3. For each building, what was the annual electricity energy consumption (in both kWh and £) for the last three years?
4. For each building, are solar photovoltaic (PV) panels installed?
5. For each building, what Building Management System (BMS) is in use?
6. Is there a hard services external Facilities Management company under Contract with the College and who is it?
7. Please provide a copy of the College’s Net-Zero/Sustainability/Carbon Management Plan.
8. Name, position, email address and contact number of the member of staff responsible for reducing the carbon emissions within the College as part of the overall Government strategy to reach Net-Zero?
Many thanks, and yours faithfully,

David Stretch

Nils Elgar, Tameside College

Dear Mr Stretch,

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Act request, dated 18 February
2022.  The College’s responses are in italic.

 

Q1:  How many sites and buildings does the College have?

a.     4 sites 15 buildings

Q2:  What type of lighting specifically (incandescent, fluorescent,
halogen, LED or mixture) does the College use in those building?

a.     Mixture of lights

 

Q3:  For each building, what was the annual electricity energy consumption
(in both kWh and £) for the last three years?

a.     The College does not have the information you request.  The College
does not have electricity metering in each building; it is at site level
only.

 

Q4:  For each building, are solar photovoltaic (PV) panels installed?

a.     Yes, photovoltaic panels are installed on the Advanced Technologies
Centre (ATC) (Beaufort Road site) and at Clarendon Sixth Form Centre
(site).

Q5:  For each building, what Building Management System (BMS) is in use?

a.     All (operational) buildings at the Beaufort Road site and the
Clarendon Sixth Form Centre use the Ambi flex BMS.  The Tameside Centre
for Excellence (TCFE) uses the trend BMS.  The Tameside One Campus is
operated by Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (TMBC).

Q6:  Is there a hard services external Facilities Management company under
Contract with the College and who is it?

a.     No

Q7:  Please provide a copy of the College’s Net-Zero/Sustainability/Carbon
Management Plan.

a.     The College does not have the information you request.  The College
is currently developing its Sustainability Plan, with some details
expected to be published on the website in the coming months.

Q8:  Name, position, email address and contact number of the member of
staff responsible for reducing the carbon emissions within the College as
part of the overall Government strategy to reach Net-Zero?

a.     Head of Estates; [email address]; (0161) 908-6600

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Nils Elgar

 

Clerk to the Corporation

Tameside College

Beaufort Road

Ashton-under-Lyne

OL6 6NX

 

Tel. 0161 909-5767

Email. [1][email address]

 

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From: David Stretch <[2][FOI #834547 email]>
Sent: 18 February 2022 13:10
To: info <[3][Tameside College request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Lighting, Electricity & On-site
Power Generation

 

Dear Tameside College,

I would be grateful if you would provide the following information under
the FOI Act.

1.      How many sites and buildings does the College have?

2.      What type of lighting specifically (incandescent, fluorescent,
halogen, LED or mixture) does the College use in those buildings?

3.      For each building, what was the annual electricity energy
consumption (in both kWh and £) for the last three years?

4.      For each building, are solar photovoltaic (PV) panels installed?

5.      For each building, what Building Management System (BMS) is in
use?

6.      Is there a hard services external Facilities Management company
under Contract with the College and who is it?

7.      Please provide a copy of the College’s
Net-Zero/Sustainability/Carbon Management Plan.

8.      Name, position, email address and contact number of the member of
staff responsible for reducing the carbon emissions within the College as
part of the overall Government strategy to reach Net-Zero?

Many thanks, and yours faithfully,

David Stretch

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Dear Nils Elgar,

Thank you very much for your detailed response.

Yours sincerely,

David Stretch