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Students get Energy Smart


The secrets of sustainable living have been captured in a short film prepared by Aberdeen school pupils and university students.

Energy Smart, which is aimed at school leavers and students, provides simple advice on how to maintain a tenancy in a sustainable way, with tips on energy-saving behaviour resulting in savings on energy bills.

The film, written by and starring Bucksburn Academy pupils and Aberdeen University students, was launched at the Re-thinking Energy Conference hosted by Bucksburn Academy earlier this month.
Energy Smart was funded by Aberdeen City Council and EU Interreg IVB NWE Programme through the Mitigation in Urban Areas: Solutions for Innovative Cities (MUSIC) Project. The MUSIC Project aims to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 50% by 2030 in five partner cities in North West Europe. In Aberdeen, six projects to reduce CO2 emissions have been developed, one of which included this video on sustainable living.

Energy Smart, which will be promoted through universities and schools, can be viewed at:
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