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UBC's Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability
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UBC Lab Exceeds LEED Platinum becoming one of North America's greenest buildings

...CIRS heats itself and returns 600 megawatt hours of surplus energy back to campus. Operational carbon: CIRS’ operations require no fossil fuel and the surplus energy CIRS returns to EOS removes an additional 150 tonnes of GHG emissions annually through reduced natural gas use. Structural carbon: CIRS’ wood structur...