May 5, 2017
UBC was among 11 B.C. organizations recognized by with an Efficiency in Action Award for their dedication to conserving energy.
April 28, 2017
The University of British Columbia’s Campus Energy Centre (CEC), a state-of-the-art hot water boiler facility that provides the heating requirements for UBC’s Vancouver campus, was short listed for the 2017 AIBC Architectural Awards.
April 18, 2017
UBC Building Operations and Energy & Water Services have teamed up with BC Hydro and the Province of BC to replace existing T8 fluorescent lights on campus with LED lights.
At UBC, we’re transforming what it means to produce, distribute and consume energy and water at a community scale.
UBC is investing in energy and water retrofits and infrastructure upgrades to improve the efficiency and condition of our aging energy and water systems.
Many large-scale, multi-year energy and water projects are close to completion at UBC, but that’s only the first half of our story.
Our aim at UBC is to generate enough energy conservation to offset the current growth.
UBC’s Energy and Water Services (EWS) delivers energy and water services exclusively to customers within our campus community.
30% reduction in GHG’s
35% reduction in water consumption
33.6 GWh/year reduction in electricity