UBC was among 11 B.C. organizations recognized by with an Efficiency in Action Award for their dedication to conserving energy.
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.
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.
For the first time in Canada, a University of British Columbia engineer has found a way to use Wi-Fi to determine the number of building occupants and adjust ventilation accordingly – saving energy without sacrificing air quality.
Due to unexpected equipment (i.e. heat exchanger) failures, HOT WATER quality is being monitored across campus. In an abundance of caution, we are posting notices at all HOT WATER faucets in 56 building complexes that contain the problematic heat exchangers. In effected campus buildings we have begun daily visual inspections of mechanical rooms and their […]