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Grab a sweater and prepare for a cooler campus

From Dec. 12, UBC will be slightly reducing campus building temperatures in Vancouver in order to conserve natural gas. Be prepared for a cooler campus and take appropriate action.

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Winter is coming

While you may only now be thinking about pulling your snow shovel out of storage, Building Operations and Facilities Management staff at UBC been planning for weeks for any winter weather event that may strike the campuses.

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Preparing for extreme weather at UBC

A message from: Andrew Szeri, Provost and Vice-President, Academic; Peter Smailes, Vice-President, Finance and Operations, Barbara Meens Thistle, Vice-President, Human Resources; Ananya Mukherjee-Reed, Provost and Vice-Principal Academic, UBC Okanagan

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Building Operations Opens New Custodial Centre in UBC Life Building

Building Operations has added a third custodial deployment centre to minimize custodial travel time to buildings. It's a big change for after 25 years at C&CP2 for day-shift, night-shift, and weekend staff.

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Innovative floor-cleaning robots now scrubbing the halls of UBC

A&K Robotics worked closely with UBC Building Operations to develop the technology, which will now be used to clean the same floors the company’s founders once walked as students.

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