TRANSIT OPTIONS At Langara College we are deeply committed to being part of a

Transit options at langara college we are deeply

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TRANSIT OPTIONS At Langara College, we are deeply committed to being part of a sustainable society. We understand that the world's resources are finite and that our choices, both big and small, impact our world and future generations. As part of our vision, we continue to upgrade existing infrastructure with an eye to architectural excellence and innovative sustainable design. SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION All of our new buildings on campus are built to LEED® Gold certification standards and boast special green features with the goals of improving energy efficiency, and reducing the impact of our campus on the environment, while enhancing the health and well-being of the Langara community. Green building features include: Enhanced air quality Better lighting/daylight exposure Improved thermal comfort Improved energy efficiency Spaces that enhance social interaction Buildings on campus that have achieved LEED® certification include the Langara Students' Union, the Library and Classroom Building, and C Building. Certification for our newest facility, the Science and Technology (T) Building is in progress. OUR SUSTAINABLE CAMPUS Langara continues to improve our environmental impact as well by: Reducing energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions Offering programs and courses on environmental and sustainability issues Conducting alternative energy research projects Upgrading to more energy-efficient information technology equipment Encouraging use of alternative transportation - public transit, bicycles, carpooling, electric vehicles Having recycling initiatives for near-zero-waste management (such as compostable cutlery, plates, etc. Learn more about Langara's sustainability initiatives by visiting . You can also listen to Langara’s sustainability efforts in an Audio Tour available in T Building. C Building and Students’ Union Building Voluntary seismic upgrade of C Building to extend building lifespan and improve safety Geo-exchange Energy Transfer System reduces greenhouse gas emissions and saves energy Low VOC paint with reduced levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) reflective roof to reflect the sun’s energy and reduce the building’s cooling costs Library/Classroom Building Concrete mixed with fly ash (by-product of power plants created during coal consumption) to increase resistance to chemical corrosion, decrease landfill pollution, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions Wind energy generated by an undulating roofline and wind towers for natural ventilation Solar shading to prevent the sun’s heat from warming the building Science & Technology Building Low-flow fume hoods with adjustable sashes Reflective and green roofs Natural ventilation and hot water generation via solar thermal panels Energy-efficient mechanical and electrical systems The use of local LEED ®–approved materials Langara College is centrally located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. It is in a great
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