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UBC ready for snow

It’s five o’clock in the morning, snow has been falling for a few hours in Vancouver and slowly accumulating on the roads across the city. Building Operations crews are already brining, salting and plowing roads and pathways on the Vancouver campus but the staff on the call know students will wake up to snow and ask — are my classes or exams cancelled?

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Steady Under Pressure: How Building Operations Keeps Campus Flowing

Water is a crucial resource at UBC, for basic human needs and to support research and operations. The simple act of turning on a tap to access a safe and reliable water supply is something students, faculty, and staff depend on each and every day.

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BRYAN ARCHIBALD IS NEW MANAGER OF MAINTENANCE PLANNING IN BUILDING OPERATIONS

Bryan will be responsible for facilitating the outcome from those responsible for preventative and predictive maintenance programs in Building Operations.

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Grab a sweater and prepare for a cooler campus

The weather outside is cooling down, which means its time to wear warmer layers and close our windows to stay comfortable and save energy over the winter.

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STEPHEN LI JOINS BUILDING OPERATIONS AS MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Stephen is a Professional Mechanical Engineer and LEED Green Associate with over ten years' experience in Metro Vancouver’s building consulting industry.

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