Click below to download available CAUBO 2019 Pre-Conference seminar presentations. Looking for the main conference sessions? Visit the presentations page for CAUBO 2019’s main conference. SUNDAY, JUNE 09
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July 9, 2019
Since 2000 UBC’s energy conservation efforts have continued to be enhanced as the program has adapted with new technologies and data analysis tools. In 2001, following energy audits of UBC's 100 largest facilities, the university launched the $40 million EcoTrek retrofit program. An energy services contract (ESCO) which guaranteed annual energy savings of $2.6 million. … Continue reading "UBC’s Energy Conservation & Innovation Program"
June 10, 2019
Simon Fraser University (SFU), in partnership with Compute Canada and regional partner WestGrid, installed a new, advanced research computing (ARC) system, Cedar, at the SFU Data Centre at SFU’s Burnaby Mountain campus. Named after the Western Red Cedar, British Columbia’s official tree, Cedar is one of four national new supercomputers in Canada that will provide … Continue reading "SFU Data Centre: Installation of Cedar"
January 22, 2018
Addressing Climate Change: U of T’s Utility Reduction Revolving Fund (URRF) – An Innovative Approach to Implementing a Green Revolving Fund
The Utilities Reduction Revolving Fund (URRF), established in 2012, is UofT’s innovative approach to implementing a green revolving fund. This forward-looking project directly satisfies the commitments made by the university in the President’s 2016 report Beyond Divestment: Taking Decisive Action on Climate Change, as well as the mandate of the Committee on the Environment, Climate … Continue reading "Addressing Climate Change: U of T’s Utility Reduction Revolving Fund (URRF) – An Innovative Approach to Implementing a Green Revolving Fund"
January 11, 2018
July 4, 2017
Through ten years of comprehensive climate action, the University of Winnipeg has made quantitative reductions in its greenhouse gas emissions while showing strong leadership and innovation in GHG emission tracking, policy development, management, and reporting. Between 1990 and 2015, absolute campus wide emissions decreased by approximately 32% despite the fact that 38% of currently owned … Continue reading "Managing campus expansion in an era of climate change"
January 25, 2017
Utility Reduction Revolving Fund (URRF) – U of T’s Unique Approach to Implementing a Green Revolving Fund
The Utility Reduction Revolving Fund (URRF) is a unique approach to implementing a green revolving fund. It provides comprehensive funding to facilitate projects that result in reducing the University’s environmental footprint and utilities consumption. The URRF, established in 2012, has been very effective in reducing utilities usage and expenditures. The fund provides comprehensive funding for … Continue reading "Utility Reduction Revolving Fund (URRF) – U of T’s Unique Approach to Implementing a Green Revolving Fund"
January 12, 2017
Cape Breton University (CBU) is proud to be the first energy self-sufficient and carbon neutral campus in North America. In January 2016, CBU completed the development of a three turbine 5.4 MW windfarm across from the campus that generates an estimated 16,200 MWh of electrical energy annually, equivalent to an offset of 15,400 tonnes of … Continue reading "Cape Breton University Wind Farm"
January 12, 2017
This project is about the holistic rethinking of energy production, distribution, and consumption on the Macdonald Campus of McGill University. Macdonald Campus is home to McGill’s Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science. The campus was built in the early 1900s. The steam production and distribution system was as old as the campus and had become … Continue reading "The Macdonald Campus Energy Project: Building Infrastructure for the Future"
January 9, 2017
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The University of Guelph is proud of its history of building, maintaining and operating the best possible campus for our community to live, learn and grow. This includes a focus on resource use in an effort to reduce expenditures, carbon emissions and water usage. In 2001 the student population became interested in global sustainability and … Continue reading "The number of start-up companies involved through this partnership year to date is fi ve. Four of which are now"
June 13, 2016
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