Oulder Hill Leisure Complex is committed to the responsible management of energy and water.
By efficient management of these resources, the leisure centre aims to:
- Minimise expenditure and environmental impact
- Maintain health and safety standards
- Maintain an acceptable comfort level for staff, customers and other building users.
This policy statement will be implemented through an 8 point plan:
The overall responsibility lies with the Facilities
Manager. Day-to-day energy management responsibilities lie with
2. Energy selection and purchase
Energy purchase is currently undertaken by Rochdale Local Authority who
negotiates with utility providers. GFM Ltd will check invoices
monthly against meter readings for gas, oil, electricity and water.
3. Energy information
Electricity, gas and water meters will be read weekly and monthly and
be closely monitored against expected usage. Abnormal consumption will
be investigated and corrective action taken. Each year, realistic energy reduction targets will be set, agreed and
monitored regularly. Targets will be set relative to national published
Energy conversion plant, distribution systems and energy using
equipment will be correctly maintained to avoid energy and water
The centre will adopt a universal approach involving everyone
associated with the OHLC. Regular awareness initiatives for staff and
customers will emphasise the cost and environmental benefits of saving
energy and water and how to avoid waste.
Energy efficiency will be taken into account in the design of new
building projects and during any refurbishment. Energy efficiency will
be considered in the purchase of all new equipment, for example
computers and catering appliances.
An annual energy performance report will be prepared by GFM. This will be submitted to the Board of Governors.
8. Policy review mechanism
This policy will be reviewed and updated annually by GFM and included
in the annual report. The review will include an evaluation of progress