Centre for Interactive Research in Sustainability (CIRS)

The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) is the first facility of its kind in North America, allowing UBC to take a leadership role in developing and deploying integrated sustainable building technologies and practices.

CIRS is a unique global research facility aimed at narrowing the “performance gap” between meeting the goals of environmental, social and economic sustainability and current practices.

It is a state-of-the-art “living laboratory” in which researchers and building industry partners can research and assess current and future sustainable building systems and technologies.