CIRS Awarded LEED Platinum
December 5, 2013
The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) at the University of British Columbia has been awarded LEED Platinum certification, a first for the University of British Columbia. The Platinum certification, awarded by Canada Green Building Council, recognizes UBC and the design team led by Perkins+Will Architects, for their innovation and commitment to sustainable design as demonstrated in this high-performance building. A state-of-the-art “living-lab,” CIRS enables researchers from leading academic institutions to perform interactive research on and assess current and future building systems and technologies.