Sustainability Highlights – May 2017 – AMS Nest

The AMS Nest is UBC’s new student union building. Opened in 2015, the goal is *LEED Platinum Certification. Sustainability highlights include solar‑powered heating and cooling systems, in‑vessel composting facilities, stormwater management, and a roof‑top garden and a child‑care facility. The Nest also incorporates more than 100 Social, Environmental, and Economic Studies (SEEDS) student‑led sustainability projects.


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