Big Xmas Switch Off 2020

December 2020 – January 2021

The Big Xmas Switch Off: from halls or home!

Cut carbon and save money over the Christmas break by switching off this December before heading home in the student travel window.  

Once again this Christmas we’re encouraging students to switch off and cut carbon in your halls, student houses and across our campuses before finishing for the Christmas break. Help drive down unnecessary energy usage, by switching off non- essential equipment and lights  

What to switch off 

See the Big Xmas Switch Off poster for energy saving tips in your halls and student homes.  

Big Xmas Switch Off poster

  • In your halls remember to switch off games consoles, turn lights off and shut your windows and doors.
  • If you’re leaving rented accommodationturn your heating down low to 14 degrees. This will save energy by avoiding unnecessary heating and ensure the heating system is protected from freezing






work from home energy saving tips



Save energy at home

Also don’t forget our top tips for saving energy and being sustainable when working from home!

And of course, don’t forget to switch off yourselves, stay safe and enjoy the break


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