The National Union of Students’ (NUS) has decided to rent, not buy, the light bulbs for its new offices at Macadam House in London.
Rather than buying the bulbs and then paying for the electricity, the NUS renting the whole package from technology giant Philips. The NUS will pay a flat rate for the energy they use and Philips will take care of the bulbs.
WWF UK opens new Sustainable HQ and Visitor Centre
The World Wildlife Fund UK (WWF) has achieved exceptionally high environmental ratings for its new £20m HQ building. WWF's "Living Planet Centre" in Woking was opened by Sir David Attenborough this week.
The building features open plan work place for 300 WWF staff. It also has a 150 seat conference venue, education facilities and exhibit space.
Imperial War Museum issues tender to run Visitor and Security Services
The Imperial War Museum Group has issued a tender to private companies to take over the running of its visitor services. The museum says it will decide in December whether to keep visitor services and security services in-house or contract them out.
The museum runs five sites including the Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast. It currently employs some 200 staff in visitor services and security roles.