Buildings help serve UBC’s academic mission by creating a sustainable, healthy place for teaching, learning and research, as well as places to socialize, live and play. The Green Building Action Plan highlights our strategic priorities for using the built environment to contribute to a net-positive campus that promotes human and ecological well-being.
UBC’s Green Building Action Plan outlines a holistic pathway for academic and residential buildings at our UBC Vancouver campus to make net positive contributions to human and natural systems by 2035.
UBC staff and faculty made early contributions to the green building industry, and together with industry partners we’ve built many buildings with high-performance features. From 2008 onwards, all new campus construction and...
The Residential Environmental Assessment Program (REAP)is a comprehensive green building rating system developed by UBC. All new residential buildings in UBC neighborhoods must achieve a minimum of REAP Gold Certification.