We take energy management seriously at James Cook University. That's why we’ve won numerous awards for our Integrated Approach to Energy Management on our Townsville Campus which reduced energy consumption by 25%, reduced carbon emissions by 10,600 tonnes per annum and resulted in a peak demand reduction of 40%, saving JCU over $3 million per annum compared to business as usual.
Our awards include:
The 2012 Green Gown Awards Australasia for Carbon Reduction
The 2012 Clean Energy Innovation Award at the Premier’s Sustainability Awards
The 2011 TEFMA Innovation Award
The 2010 Australian Business Award for Environmental Sustainability
JCU is committed to reducing its energy use and has implemented several programs and initiatives focused on improving energy efficiency, conservation and management.