Residential Building Requirements

Residential building requirements are shown in the Tier System below:

The Green Building Action Plan Residential Tier System
Tier 1ANew Buildings: Multi-unit residential buildings or mixed-use/residential (less than 10%: commercial, flex use and or/community facilities)>1000 m2
  • REAP gold certification
  • Alignment with GBAP goals, targets and indicators
Tier 1BInstitutional Buildings: Stadium, daycare etc. >1000 m2See Institutional Tier System

Residential Environmental Assessment Program (REAP) 3.3

Building a sustainable community includes setting high standards for UBC’s residential developments. The Residential Environmental Assessment Program (REAP) is a comprehensive, UBC-specific green building rating system for mandatory application to all multi-unit residential construction in the neighbourhoods, which supports the movement towards a new positive position. Learn more >