Environmental Sustainability Electricity

From the maximum use of natural light to the incorporation of energy efficient lighting and emission minimising climate control, the CTICC is designed to be green at heart.

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CTICC Sustainability Electricity

During 2021/2022 the CTICC used a total of 31 477.5 gigajoules of energy from primary sources (fuel) and electricity generation. This amounts to a 17.8% increase year-on-year.

The increase in energy usage was due to an uptake in events after lockdown restrictions were removed.

Future energy-saving plans

Our ability to make further savings is now incremental, but we continue to seek out possible areas of saving where we can. One example is the replacement of all the CTICC 1 gallery lights along the CTICC 1 corridors and walkways, which is currently underway.

These lights use a considerable amount of electricity in their current form; but replacement with LEDs will reduce the wattage and power consumption by 75% – a substantial saving. The installation of PV solar power generation panels on our rooves is also still part of our five-year capital expenditure plan.

A more immediate decision has been made to install heat pumps for more efficient water heating in CTICC 1. These will replace our existing boilers, which use a significant amount of power.

The tender has been awarded but the project was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the installation of the Hospital of Hope in the CTICC 1 exhibition halls.