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Building Operations launches on Twitter @UBCFixMySpace

Energy & Water partners with Building Operations on the Vancouver campus to keep our power and water flowing. As a faculty or staff member you’re accustomed to engaging your building administrator or submitting an online service request to fix or improve your workspace. But what about when you’re just passing through a strange building or […]

Help Us Fine-Tune UBC’s New District Energy (DES) Hot Water System

Our ambitious conversion of UBC’s District Energy System (DES) from steam to hot water is almost complete. The colder than average weather this winter has been a good test of the new system; and, for the majority of campus users, the transition has gone well. However, like in any major project, deficiencies are to be expected. Some […]

UBC’s campus energy conversion featured in Award Magazine

UBC’a 24-million dollar Campus Energy Centre, the heart of UBC’s academic district energy system (ADES) was featured in Award Magazine: https://t.co/ZtDT5sugS7 For 30 years, Award has been serving the needs of Canadian architects, interior designers, specification writers, builders, developers, general contractors, consulting engineers, landscape architects and city/municipal planners across Canada. The same issue also includes a […]

UBC Awarded the 2016 International District Energy Association (IDEA) Innovation Award for Bio-Energy Research and Demonstration Facility

June 22, 2016 On June 22 at the IDEA 107th Annual Conference and Trade Show in St Paul, MN, UBC was awarded the 2016 International District Energy Association (IDEA) Innovation Award. “It’s a wonderful recognition from our peers for the tremendously innovative work that has been done here on our Vancouver campus,” notes Managing Director of […]