New equipment and new helping hands for Snow & Ice

UBC has now purchased small brining units that can fit on our small Kubota tractors that can fit between buildings and on narrow walkways.

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Help us fine-tune UBC’s new District Energy (DES) hot water system

Our ambitious conversion of UBC’s District Energy System (DES) from steam to hot water is almost complete. If you’re too hot or too cold—before you plug in a heater or a fan—we need you to tell us if something doesn’t seem typical for your building.

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Stay safe in the ice & snow season

When extreme weather comes to the Vancouver campus, Building Operations is responsible for managing snow and ice. Find out how we prioritize different routes on campus and who to call if you need help managing ice and snow.

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