Facilities News

Help prevent rodents from occupying your work spaces

Rodents are year-round pests. Their activity and indoor migration increase as the weather gets colder, and they move indoors for shelter and food. Learn more about how to prevent rodents from moving in and how to report signs of rodents or other pests on campus.

UBC receives NAFA Clean Air Awards 2023

Created by the National Air Filtration Association, the purpose of this award program is to promote and recognize the use of high-efficiency filtration products and good maintenance practices. The NAFA Clean Air Award validates the leadership and excellence of UBC’s IAQ Program, specifically in air filtration. This year, UBC Facilities received four NAFA Clean Air […]

Coast Salish Two-Spirit Mosaic mural installed

Last week, the Coast Salish Two-Spirit Mosaic mural was installed west of the First Nations Long House (FNLH) building on the West Mall. This mural represents Coast Salish Two-Spirit unity, dignity, and respect. The design was created using traditional Coast Salish art style and shapes, and emulates the rainbow Pride symbol already used by the […]

UBC is a BC Hydro Clean Energy Champion

BC Hydro Clean Energy Champions are businesses, homes, and institutions—large and small—recognized for their reduction in their reliance on fossil fuels. BC Hydro praised UBC for its efficient buildings and projects to reduce the use of gas for heating on the campus, with the lofty goal of achieving an 85% reduction in CO2 emissions over 2009 levels by 2030.

Help keep furniture out of the landfill with the Furniture Reuse Program

The Furniture Reuse program accepts donations of gently used, surplus furniture from faculty and departments and resells it to the UBC community and broader public to help divert waste from disposal. Learn more about this program and how to donate or obtain furniture.