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GreenCare: Transforming Health Care for a Thriving Environment

GreenCare: Transforming Health Care for a Thriving Environment

Speaker: Glen A. Garrick, MBA, LEED AP O+M, Sustainability Manager, Lower Mainland Healthcare Organizations
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date and Time: 12-1 PM, Wednesday, January 13

Sensible Building Science-A Step Towards Smart Buildings

Sensible Building Science-A Step Towards Smart Buildings

Sensible Building Science — making buildings work for people by setting new standards in the indoor environment; better occupant health, comfort and improved energy efficiency

Thermal Comfort Models and Standards to Support Building Environmental Design Limitations and Research Challenges and Opportunities

Thermal Comfort Models and Standards to Support Building Environmental Design Limitations and Research Challenges and Opportunities

Speaker: Rodrigo Mora, PhD, P.Eng.,LEED AP, Building Science Department, British Columbia Institute of Technology
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: Wednesday, November 25th 2-3 PM

Housing Life Cycle Sustainability and Health: from global to near field impacts

Housing Life Cycle Sustainability and Health: from global to near field impacts

Speaker: Oliver Jolliet, PhD, Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: Wednesday, October 7th 1-2PM

Sustainability Stories

Sustainability Stories

For PhD candidate Ivana Zelenika, sustainability is more than just a word or concept; it’s a fundamental tenet that guides her through both her academic career and day-to-day life

Trainees- Where are they now?

Trainees- Where are they now?

VanAir is an architectural product design firm, founded by James Higgins, UBC BApSc and former SBSP trainee, and Vick Yau, UBC BComm.

Objective and Subjective Indoor-Environmental Quality in Health Authority Office Facilities

Speakers: Murray Hodgson, Ph.D. CEng FASA, Prof. of Acoustics, Director, Acoustics & Noise Research Group, Director, NSERC CREATE SBSP, SPPH and MECH
Karen Bartlett, Prof. SPPH, Graduate Program Director for MSc OEH
Location: BC Hydro Theatre, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: April 30th, 2015. 1-2 PM

Evaluating Building Performance and Test Measures in Sustainable Buildings

Evaluating Building Performance and Test Measures in Sustainable Buildings

Speakers: Anne-Mareike Chu ( B.Sc., M.Sc. Candidate, RMES, UBC, SBSP Trainee), Ghazal Ebrahimi (Ph.D. Candidate, M.Sc., B.Arch., RMES, UBC, SBSP Trainee), Murray Hodgson (Ph.D. CEng FASA, Prof. of Acoustics, Director, Acoustics & Noise Research Group, Director, NSERC CREATE SBSP, SPPH and MECH), Karen Bartlett ( Prof. SPPH, Graduate Program Director for MSc OEH)
Location: BC Hydro Theatre, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015. 1-2 PM

An Innovative Daylighting System Incorporating Active Light Collection

An Innovative Daylighting System Incorporating Active Light Collection

Speaker: Sepideh Khosravi, PhD, Department of Physics and Astronomy SBSP (Sustainable Building Science Program) Trainee, The University of British Columbia
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: Thursday, February 12th, 1-2PM

VanAir Design: A Product Development and Commercialization Overview

VanAir Design: A Product Development and Commercialization Overview

Speaker: James Higgins, BASc, Mechanical Engineering, SBSP (Sustainable Building Science Program) Trainee, The University of British Columbia
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: December 11th, 2014 1-2 PM

The Development of Net-Positive Social Factors at CIRS: From Pre- to Post-Occupancy Evaluation

The Development of Net-Positive Social Factors at CIRS: From Pre- to Post-Occupancy Evaluation

Speaker: Sylvia Coleman, PhD Candidate, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES), Sustainable Building Science Program (SBSP) Trainee, The University of British Columbia
Location: BC Hydro Theatre, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: November 28th, 2014, 1-2 PM

UBC Living Lab: A Process Roadmap to Accelerate the Adoption of Sustainable Technologies for Campus Infrastructure

UBC Living Lab: A Process Roadmap to Accelerate the Adoption of Sustainable Technologies for Campus Infrastructure

Speaker: Paul Save, MASc, Civil Engineering, Project and Construction Management, SBSP (Sustainable Building Science Program) Trainee, The University of British Columbia
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: Thursday, October 16th, 2014, 1-2 PM

Energy Efficiency and Performance Gap in Green Buildings: The Case Study of the CIRS Building

Energy Efficiency and Performance Gap in Green Buildings: The Case Study of the CIRS Building

Speaker: M. Mahdi Salehi, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SBSP (Sustainable Building Science Program), The University of British Columbia.
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS building, 2260 West Mall
Date: October 3rd, 2014, 1-2 PM

Natural or Mechanical Ventilation? Outdoor-Indoor Pollutant Dynamics in Hybrid Building

Natural or Mechanical Ventilation? Outdoor-Indoor Pollutant Dynamics in Hybrid Building

Speakers: Stefan Storey, PhD, MaSc, SBSP (Sustainable Building Science Program) Trainee, The University of British Columbia.
James Montgomery, PhD Candidate, MaSc, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SBSP (Sustainable Building Science Program) Trainee, The University of British Columbia.
Location: Policy Labs, CIRS Building, 2260 West Mall
Date: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014, 2-3 PM