Energy Management

Facilities and Campus Development actively integrates sustainable practices for energy management within its operations across all five campuses. These activities result in significant reductions in CO2 emissions and substantial energy savings.

BCIT greenhouse gas emissions by source 2016 (tC02e*)

emissions pie chart
Total emissions: 8,422

320 (3.8%)
Supplies (paper)

123 (1.5%)
Mobile fuel combustion
(fleet & other mobile equipment)


7,978 (94.7%)
Stationary fuel combustion
(building heating & generators)
& electricity

Offsets applied to become carbon neutral in 2016
Total offsets required: 8,418
Total offset investment: $210,450
Emissions which do not require offsets: 4

*Tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e) is a standard unit of measure in which all types of greenhouse gases are expressed based on their global warming potential relative to carbon dioxide.

‡ Under the Carbon Neutral Government Regulation of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act, all emissions from the sources listed above must be reported. As outlined in the regulation, some emissions do not require offsets.

Download BCIT's 2016 Carbon Neutral Action Report [PDF]

2016 GHG reduction projects

Next steps: 2017 and beyond

Key activities for the coming years include: