PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES
The Sustainability Office leads, coordinates and supports various sustainability initiatives across the campus. Here are some examples of current initiatives underway.
The Power of You (PoU) was founded in 2012 as an executive-endorsed voluntary energy reduction awareness and engagement program.
UBC Okanagan is participating in the 2019 Campus Commuter Challenge! Join the Challenge and choose ride, roll, bus, carpool or walk your way to campus between September 23 – October 4, 2019.
Starting a Green Team at UBC’s Okanagan campus is an excellent way to get involved with green initiatives to reduce the environmental footprint of your building, department, classroom, lab, or residence.
At UBC’s Okanagan campus, the Sustainability Office collaborates across the campus and with relevant external stakeholders to advance campus sustainability performance.
The Building Optimization Project is a partnership between UBC’s Sustainability Office, Facilities Management and FortisBC to conserve energy and reduce carbon emissions from legacy campus buildings. Monitoring software and a public-facing dashboard, developed by Pulse Energy, has been implemented in nine campus buildings.