Sustainability

AA staff switch off their computers for a greener office

04  September  2015

The AA organised the "Switch off your computer" competition from April to June to enhance staff's awareness on energy saving in office. As the first part of the "Go Green @ AA Office" campaign, the competition required staff to switch off their computers after regular office hours.

During the three-month competition, the number of workstations and desktop computers left powered on overnight dropped up to 26%. A total of 67,300 kWh of electricity was saved, which is equivalent to 43,000 kg of carbon reduction. Departments with the "best performance", "best improvement" and "biggest saving" during the campaign were awarded a Fair Trade hamper in recognition of their contribution to energy saving practices. This competition will be extended till the end of the year with the target to reduce the number of computers left on to zero by the end of the year.