Sustainability Highlights – May 2017 – CK Choi RT

UBC’s first green building was the C.K. Choi Building, which set benchmarks worldwide when it opened in 1996. Nearly half of all building materials came from former buildings and streets, including red bricks from demolished buildings and wood beams from UBC’s old Armoury. Waterless toilets save 1,000 to 1,500 gallons of water per day and collected rainwater is used for irrigation.


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