In collaboration with Prof George Karani (Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences), the aim of this work is to measure the impact of using on-site alternative water sources in a healthcare setting, to alleviate the use of desalinated potable water. This in turn reduces energy consumption, capital cost investment and carbon emissions. So far, the project has developed three interventions: using food waste to generate organic biological waste; enhancing the soil quality; and monitoring the quality and quantity of condensate water. A greenhouse gas metric has been developed investigating the energy:water nexus.
Seguela et al. 2017a Seguela et al. 2017b