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    IDC Tour:  Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) at UBC (1 non-IDCEC hour)

    The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), opened in November 2011, is designed to be the most innovative and high-performance building in North America. This state-of-the-art regenerative building includes waste heat recovery from a neighbouring building, a solar energy system, ground-source heating and an on-site wastewater treatment system. CIRS is targeting both LEED Platinum and the Living Building Challenge.

    Alberto Cayuela, Professional Engineer (Civil) APEGBC; Project Management Professional (PMI); LEED Accredited Professional (USGBC); Cascadia Green Building Council Board Member; Past President, Society of Project Management Professionals of Greater Vancouver

    Alberto  is the Associate Director of UBC’s Sustainability Initiative (USI) and the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS). He manages the process of integrating academic and operational sustainability and works closely with representatives from the Campus Sustainability, Teaching and Learning and Strategic Partnerships offices, as well as with the Operational Management Group to achieve UBC’s sustainability goals. Alberto brings a wealth of experience in sustainable building and renewable energy projects garnered in the private sector, including at his last position as Senior Project Manager with Stantec Consulting. During his 13-year tenure at Stantec, Alberto managed the planning, implementation, and delivery of complex capital projects and high performance buildings. Alberto has a strong background in front-end project planning and project controls, and significant expertise in project management best practices, project organization and governance, stakeholder management, and project performance tracking and reporting. He was the program manager of CIRS responsible for project planning, implementation and delivery from the initial feasibility stage through post-commissioning and building operations.



    LocationCIRS, UBC, 2260 West Mall, V6T 1Z4 (Map)
    Date & Time

    Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
    Registration: 3:45 to 4 p.m.
    Tour: 4 to 5 p.m.
    Attendees to meet at the bottom floor atrium.

    Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability
    The University of British Columbia
    2260 West Mall
    Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z4

     

    Time in 1367463600
    FeesProfessional Members: $40.00
    Provisional Members: $30.00
    Non-Members: $60.00
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    ContactBarbora Krsiakova
    CEU1 non - IDCEC hour
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