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UBC Campus Energy Centre short listed for the 2017 AIBC Architectural Awards

The University of British Columbia’s Campus Energy Centre (CEC) is a state-of-the-art hot water boiler facility that provides the heating requirements for UBC’s Vancouver campus. The CEC, along with the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, was short listed for the 2017 AIBC Architectural Awards Canadian Architect, the official magazine of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, […]

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UBC Library PARC is making record management savings

Last fall, UBC launched an initiative to move all records from our external records storage supplier, Iron Mountain, to the new on-campus Library Preservation and Archives (Library PARC). This move has already provided substantial cost savings to Faculties and Departments.

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UBC’s Sustainable Future Fund passes another milestone

At the recent meeting of UBC Endowment’s Responsible Investment Policy Committee the committee reviewed Sustainable Future Fund recommendations from the administration.

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Despite the rain, we’re getting ready for summertime watering

In preparation for the drier days of summer, Building Operations is currently re-pressurizing and testing our sprinkler systems.

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Reconciliation Pole also succeeds as a real-time construction project

Beyond the deeply symbolic meaning of the pole and the installation, the many individuals that took part in successfully managing the engineering and logistics of this project were instrumental.

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