THURSDAY, 07 AUGUST – Universiti Malaysia Sabah continues to be proactive in their efforts to be an eco-campus university by the year 2017 through various programme transformations.
The latest programme, EcoCampus Management Centre invited 60 appointed staff as energy officers from the university Departments/Faculties/Centres/Institutes to attend Energy Management Workshop. The workshop is conducted by Mr. Steve Lojuntin, the Deputy Director of Sustainable Energy Devolepment Authorithy (SEDA).
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Prof. Dr. Shahril Yusof advised each students and staffs to take the initiatives in reducing the electricity usage in Universiti Malaysia Sabah buildings.
“It is high time for us to study and recheck our activity. For example, long meetings and lectures will sure required e high electricity usage,” he said when opening the workshop.
He propose meetings, discussions and lectures can be shortened or carried out on-line, as in e-meeting or e-learning; but without compromising the objectives of the activity.
Since the launching of the ‘Blue Print Eco Campus’ on Last February, UMS committed in making transformations in realizing the ideas; including the launching of ‘Green Office Awareness’ campaign and ‘No plastic bottles in the university’.-ZMD (ja)
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