How buildings are designed, constructed and operated will have significant impact on sustainability of the campus and the wellbeing of the people who study, work and live there.
Download the Residential section of the Green Building Action Plan.
Residential building requirements are shown in the Tier System below:
|TIER||DESCRIPTION||AREA/BUDGET||GREEN BUILDING REQUIREMENT|
New Buildings: Multi-unit residential buildings or mixed-use/residential (less than 10%: commercial, flex use and or/community facilities)
|Tier 1B||Institutional Buildings: Stadium, daycare etc.||>1000 m2||See Institutional Tier System|
Green Building Action Plan Component Areas
There eight distinct but interrelated component areas for the Green Building Action Plan:
Materials & Resources
Health & Wellbeing
Place & Experience
Residential Environmental Assessment Program (REAP) 3.2
REAP is required for all multi-unit residential building issued their Development Permit after December 3, 2020.
Neighbourhood Low Carbon Energy Strategy (NLCES)
The NLCES will define how UBC’s future neighbourhoods achieve resilient and low carbon developments through a combination of supply- and demand-side measures.