Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.66
Liaison Michael Kensler
Submission Date Jan. 23, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Auburn University
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.62 / 3.00 Richard Guether
Director
Campus Planning & Space Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space (include projects completed within the previous five years) :
909649 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified Living under the Living Building Challenge:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified at each level under a rating system for design and construction used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) :
Certified Floor Area
LEED BD+C Platinum or at the highest achievable level under another rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Gold or at the 2nd highest level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g. BREEAM, CASBEE, DGNB, Green Star) 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Silver or at a step above minimum level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 105663 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system 243333 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a non-GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g. Green Globes NC, Certified Passive House):
0 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
38.37

A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list of certified buildings and ratings:

Veterinary Education Center (BD+C New Construction v2009, Certified)
Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital (BD+C New Construction v2009, Certified)
CASIC Building (BD+C New Construction v2009, Silver)
AU Soccer & Track Facility (BD+C New Construction v2.2, Silver)


Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space that is NOT certified, but that was designed and constructed in accordance with published green building guidelines and policies:
0 Square Feet

A copy of the green building guidelines or policies :
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The green building guidelines or policies:
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Do the green building guidelines or policies cover the following?:
Yes or No
Impacts on the surrounding site (e.g. guidelines to reuse previously developed land, protect environmentally sensitive areas, and otherwise minimize site impacts) ---
Energy consumption (e.g. policies requiring a minimum level of energy efficiency for buildings and their systems) ---
Building-level energy metering ---
Use of environmentally preferable materials (e.g. guidelines to minimize the life cycle impacts associated with building materials) ---
Indoor environmental quality (i.e. guidelines to protect the health and comfort of building occupants) ---
Water consumption (e.g. requiring minimum standards of efficiency for indoor and outdoor water use) ---
Building-level water metering ---

A brief description of the green building guidelines or policies and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:
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A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with green building design and construction guidelines and policies:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Please note 2 buildings reported in this credit did not technically complete construction during the previous five-year period, but they did earn their certification during this time. Per prior clearance from the AASHE/STARS staff, the following buildings were included in the credit reporting due to the awarding of the certification during the credit timeframe and our not previously claiming their achievements during any prior STARS submissions.

CASIC Building - Construction was completed in 2013 and it earned certification in December 2017.
Soccer and Track Facility – Construction was completed in 2010 and it earned certification in December 2016.

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