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By Christine Simon on December 20, 2012
Small changes make a big difference. Facilities Management hopes that’s the case with garbage production on UBC’s Okanagan campus. Over the holiday season, garbage cans in offices and workstations across campus will be replaced by much smaller trash containers, in a move to reduce the amount of non-garbage going to the landfill. October’s campus waste […]
By Christine Simon on December 7, 2012
The Building Optimization Program, a new three-year partnership between UBC’s Okanagan campus and Fortis BC, is now in place and energy consumption of the academic buildings is being constantly monitored to help reduce energy use and carbon emissions across campus. From September 2012 to March 2013, a baseline energy measurement will be established for electricity, […]