UL’s Green Campus Assessment takes place!

UL’s Green Campus Committee hosted the Green Campus Assessment Panel yesterday, 9th September 2015. The assessment started with a tour of some of the sustainability features on campus and ended with presentations followed by questions and answers.

The assessment panel were brought on the tour shown below and met with many enthusiastic supporters of the Green Campus initiative along the way.

Green Campus Sustainability Tour

UL President Prof Don Barry welcomes the Green Campus Assessment panel.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Prof. Don Barry greets the assessment team on their arrival to campus. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

Dr Maria Lichrou, lecturer Kemmy Business School, UL briefs the assessment panel on the workings of UL’s Roof Garden.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Maria Lichrou showing the assessment team the roff top garden. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Maria Lichrou showing the assessment team the roff top garden. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

Dr Michael John O’Mahony and Jane Hackett (Green Campus Assessment Panel) take a closer look at some of the biodiversity on display at UL’s Roof Garden.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Assessment officers Jane Hackett and Michael John O'Mahony pictured a the roof top garden. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

Robert Reidy, Director Buildings and Estates UL (far left) outlines some of the energy efficiency features in the newly constructed Analog Devices Building.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Robert Reidy, Director, Builings and Estates UL pictured with assessment officer Michael John O'Mahony and Chris Fogarty, UL in the Anaolog Devices Building. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

Dr Chris Fogarty (UL) and Dr Ian Humphreys (Green Campus Assessment Panel) discuss some of the energy features at UL’s Analog Devices Building.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Chris Fogarty, Building and Estates, UL pictured with assessment officer Ian Humphries in the Anaolog Devices Building. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

Robert Reidy,  Dr Meabh Boylan (Green Campus Assessment Panel) and Deirdre O’Caroll (An Taisce) inspect some of the crop at UL’s orchard.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Robert Reidy, Director Buildings and Estates pictured in the orchard with assessment officers, Meabh Boylan and Deirdre O'Carroll. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

Further inspection of UL’s orchard.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

Robert Reidy, Director Buildings and Estates UL, pointing out some trees of note in UL’s arboretum.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

Sean M. Collins (Smarter Travel Deputy Coordinator UL) prepares Dr Ian Humphreys and Dr Michael John O’Mahony (Green Campus Assessment Panel) for their bike tour of the campus.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Assesment Offciers, Ian Humphries and Michael John O'Mahony pictured with Smarter Travels Sean Collins. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

The assessment panel enjoy a bike tour of UL.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

green campus cycling tour

Dr Adam de Eyto (UL Apiary Coordinator) gives a fascinating insight into the development and maintenance of UL’s apiary.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Adam de Eyto shows the assessment team the Apiary. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Adam de Eyto shows the assessment team the Apiary. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

Trainee beekeepers at work in UL’s apiary.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

Dr Chris Fogarty and Dr Tom Conway explain how UL’s Electric Vehicle Chargepoints came about.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Pictured at the new E-Car parking and charging facilities on campus were, left to right, Tom Conway, ECE Department UL, Chris Fogarty, Building and Estates UL with Michael John O'Mahony, Assessment Officer and Eric Crowe, Assessment Officer. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

Ross Higgins, Smarter Travel Coordinator and Green Campus Committee member hosts a visit of the Green Campus Assessment Panel to the Smarter Travel stand and later addresses the assessment panel as part of the presentations and Questions and Answers session.

09/09/2015 University of Limerick, Green Campus Flag assessment team tour. Pictured on tour were, Sean Collins and Ross Higgins, Smarter Travel with assessment officers, Meabh Boylan and Jane Hackett. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

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We’re hoping for a positive outcome!

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