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VPFO Welcomes Staff to Haunted Power House in Support of the United Way

Where some might see a creepy old industrial site on its way out, Richard Hugli and Dave Woodson of Energy and Water Services saw an opportunity to use that creepiness to spread the message of UBC’s greenhouse gas reductions and give the old place a much-appreciated send off in support of the VP Finance & Operations (VPFO) United Way campaign.

UBC’s Old Powerhouse featured in Art Installation

Old Powerhouse is an experimental artwork that centres upon two architectural forms: the pyramids of Ancient Egypt, and an electrical powerhouse located on the University of British Columbia campus.

UBC Sprinkling Restrictions and Water Regulations

Here we are in the dog days of summer, yet we are lucky to still be only at Stage 1 of Metro Vancouver's Water Regulations.

UBC recognized at APPA awards for creating a sustainable campus

For a second time in six years, the University of British Columbia (UBC) was honoured with a Sustainability Award from APPA. The award recognizes efforts to embed sustainable policies and practices across the institution.

UBC recognized by FortisBC with Efficiency in Action Award

UBC was among 11 B.C. organizations recognized by with an Efficiency in Action Award for their dedication to conserving energy.