VPFO News

September 23, 2019
Living and Breathing Service: Recognizing the People of the VPFO
VPFO strategic plan asks us to inspire great people. There's nothing more inspiring than our Presidential Award-winning co-workers and how their dedication and service makes a daily difference at UBC.

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September 18, 2019
Building Operations Labour Division now named Streets & Operations Support
Currently known as B.O.L.D, the name change more suitably represents the roles and responsibilities of this Municipal unit, supporting UBC across the Vancouver campus.

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September 3, 2019
UBC bioenergy facility acts as Living Lab for climate change leadership
Energy & Water Services had an operational need to provide heat to the university community and reduce emissions, and researchers in the Faculty of Applied Sciences had an interest in related research. Together, they were able to create a platform where not only operational goals of reduced greenhouse-gas emissions, operational efficiencies and reduce costs were achieved, but researchers were given direct access to lab space within the facility for collaboration on initiatives for mutual benefit.

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August 19, 2019
BRDF, UBC’s innovative heat and power facility boosted by federal investment
A $20.4 million expansion of UBC’s innovative Bioenergy Facility (BRDF) will receive up to $7.6 million in support from the federal government’s low-carbon economy fund.

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August 15, 2019
The new Exchange Residence at Gage South & UBC Bus Exchange featured in August issue of Award
Resulting from a partnership between the University of British Columbia and TransLink, the new Exchange Residence at Gage South & UBC Bus Exchange demonstrates how one site can comfortably serve a full range of purposes.

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