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 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.