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New publication relates CO2 levels with indoor temperature comfort

New publication relates CO2 levels with indoor temperature comfort

Could how comfortable building occupants find their indoor temperature be predicted by including measurements of carbon dioxide levels in the room? Yes, according to a new paper from UBC’s Building Decisions Research Group. Moreover, researchers found that the more carbon dioxide is present, the less comfortable people are with the temperature. Before the pandemic, Mechanical […]

UBC’s Smart Energy District

UBC’s Smart Energy District

It’s about to change the future. Article by Chris Petty, from UBC Trek Magazine. UBC’s Vancouver campus is testing a solar- and hydrogen- driven smart energy system.   If you happen to pass the block bounded by Thunderbird Boulevard and Wesbrook Mall on UBC’s Vancouver campus, take note: you are experiencing history being made. That […]

Call for Applications: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships – Deadline: September 1, 2022

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields. Canadian citizens, permanent residents […]

Call for Applications: Sumaila-Volvo Graduate Prize In Environmental Sustainability – Deadline: July 18, 2022

Sumaila-Volvo Graduate Prize In Environmental Sustainability A $3,850 prize has been made available through an endowment established by UBC faculty member Dr. Rashid Sumaila upon being named the 2017 Volvo Environment Prize laureate for a Master’s or Ph.D. student whose peer-reviewed publications to date are expected to have the most significant impact on the field of environmental sustainability. […]

Call for Applications: Google PhD Fellowship – Deadline: Aug 5, 2022

Google PhD Fellowship The Google PhD Fellowship Program was created to recognize outstanding PhD graduate students doing exceptional work in computer science and related fields. The fellowship provides full tuition and fees (enrollment fees, health insurance, books) plus a stipend to be used for living expenses, travel and personal equipment for up to three years. […]