The Rector of the EKSTU Zhassulan Shaimardanov visited the award ceremony of the "Green Office" Republican Competition. The D. Serikbayev EKSTU is a winner among sixty two participating institutions in the "Green University" category. The award ceremony was opened by the Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources Magzum Mirzagaliyev and the Head of the OSCE Program Office in Nur-Sultan Gyorgy Szabo.
It is worth mentioning that the EKSTU is implementing the "Green Campus" project including several sub-projects such as "Smart Building", in the framework of which the university is introducing automatic control systems for better use of resources, energy-efficient appliances and renewable energy sources and modern highly efficient heat-insulating materials and structures and regulation of energy resources in buildings. In addition, the university is developing programs for more efficient water use and water recirculation. The university makes responsible purchases, taking into account the environmental friendliness of materials. Elements of green building are being introduced to creation of an energy-efficient environment for students and staff and use of environmentally friendly materials with consideration to ergonomics. Also, the accessibility of the buildings for people with special needs is being constantly improved. Creation of new islands of greenery and the maintenance of the existing green spaces is also one of the priorities for the university. In addition, the EKSTU is reducing the volume of paperwork by implementing the system of electronic workflow.
Better environment begins with us!