Kingswood and Grangewood Methodist Churches are sponsoring Eco-Church projects with Nottingham University as part of the Nottingham Consultancy Challenge.
Above are the enthusiastic students who are working on the Kingswood Eco-Project. They are researching and providing the Kingswood Methodist Church (KMC) with a list of recommendations in the form of an improvement plan to reduce and improve the impact of the Kingswood property on the environment.
Students on the Challenge gain experience of team work , client collaboration, to research and deliver a practical project. This experience will, for the students, simulate elements of a professional working environment.
The project will take 6 weeks with the report on findings and presentation taking place the week ending 25th March.
Planters, LED Flood lighting, LED Sanctuary lights, Movement detectors, LED Tube lighting.
Outside play area from Room 4, Pre-school access to the Scout's field, Pre-school vegetable growing box, re-cycle bin.
Energy efficient cooker, new electric heating in room 5, new roof and roof insulation, remote control of building heating zones, energy efficient sun-pipes to introduce natural light.
Economy water usage taps, water saving device in men's toilet, new toilets have dual flush cisterns, double glazing, double door entry to minimise heat loss.