News

Find out the latest on our efforts to build, operate, and maintain innovative energy and water service solutions for the Vancouver campus to share with the world.

Grab a sweater and prepare for a cooler campus

From December 12, UBC will be slightly reducing campus building temperatures in Vancouver in order to conserve natural gas. Be prepared for a cooler campus and take appropriate action.

UBC wins Institutional Energy Management of the Year award from the Association of Energy Engineers

This award recognizes UBC and the contributions of faculty, staff, and students in changing our approach to energy and acting as a living lab to demonstrate what’s possible to the rest of the world.

John Metras appointed Associate Vice-President, Facilities

In this new role John will lead the Infrastructure Development, Building Operations, and Energy & Water Services units as a unified team, providing integrated facilities services for the Vancouver campus.

UBC’s Academic District Energy System featured in IDEA Magazine

The International District Energy Associations 2018 Conference is coming to Vancouver. UBC's Academic District Energy System is part of the cover story for their latest magazine, preparing conference attendees for their trip to Vancouver.

More Power! BC Hydro Transmission Upgrades Underway

BC Hydro has approved a new plan to expand its transmission infrastructure in anticipation of UBC’s expanding electrical demands.