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UBC Vancouver's Climate Action Plan

Summary In 2010 UBC's Board of Governors' adopted the UBC Vancouver Climate Action plan targets for reducing campus GHG emissions. UBC commited to 33% reduction by 2015, a 67% reduction by 2020 and a 100% reduction by 2015 against a 2007 baseline. This presentation will review the policy...

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UBC Steam to Hot Water Conversion Project

Summary UBC is currently completeing its 5 year, 10 phase, $88m steam to hot water conversion project. This project will see the transition and decommissioning of UBC's 1925 vintage legacy steam system and its replacement by a new Hot Water District Energy System (DES). The project also...

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Use of Innovative Solutions for Energy Savings at UBC

Summary There is an increasing trend in the HVAC industry to match the supply of heating, cooling, outdoor air, and lighting to meet building users’ needs. This is usually accomplished through the use of simple occupancy sensors. UBC Energy and Water Services (EWS), however, has adopted a novel...

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From Demonstration to Baseload - UBC's experience with Biomass Cogeneration

Summary How does a risk adverse utility come to adopt leading edge clean energy technology? How do you combine research and operational objectives? What metrics define success and how has UBC optimized this renewable energy demonstration to provide firm, reliable heat and power. This...

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UBC Bioenergy Research Demonstration Facility (BRDF) Green CHP Optimization Opportunity

Speakers Paul Holt & Jeffrey Giffin, University of British Columbia #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #Sustainability #RenewableEnergy #UniversityofBritishColumbia #BritishColumbia #Canada #Biofuel #Syngas

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Living the Dream: University of British Columbia Steam to Hot Water Conversion

Summary In this segment we will follow the many dimensions along with the UBC conversion journey was charted and traveled, exposing valuable lessons during a major community energy transformation. Speaker Paul Holt, University of British Columbia #BritishColumbia ...

WKS1.6_HOLT.pdf

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Renewing District Energy for the 21st Century

Summary UBC has operated a District energy for 90 years. Starting with Steam, UBC continually optimized this system, but with climate change, Carbon Tax and strong GHG reduction commitments UBC decided to replace in entirety with a new Hot Water district energy system. The system is fully in...

1C.1_HOLT.pdf

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Bang for Buck: Achieving a 35 percent Reduction in Energy Use Through Low to No-Cost Optimization Measures

Summary At 5% of the floor space and 10% of the core campus’s energy use UBC’s Life Science Centre represents a significant portion of overall energy used on campus. Starting 2012 UBC’s energy conservation team began a systematic process of low cost optimizations which have led to 35% reduction...

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How to convert a Campus from Steam to a Hot Water District Energy System

Summary UBC completed its 5-year, 10 phase, $88 million steam to hot water conversion project in December 2015. This project has seen the transition and decommissioning of UBC's 1925 vintage legacy steam system and its replacement by a new Hot Water District Energy System (DES). The project...

3B.2HOLT.pdf

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University of British Columbia Receives 2016 IDEA Innovation Award

The University of British Columbia (UBC) was announced as the winner of the IDEA 2016 Innovation Award at the Annual Chairmans Banquet on Wednesday evening, June 22, at the 107th Annual Conference & Trade Show in St. Paul, Minn. Paul Holt, University of British Columbia UBC's...

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