Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.06
Liaison Julie Hopwood
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
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Ball State University
OP-2: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.60 / 4.00 Kevin Kenyon
Associate Vice-President, Facilites, Planning & Management
Facilites, Planning & Management
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New building space that meets "Eligible Buildings Criteria":
1,071,000 Square Feet

New building space that was designed and constructed in accordance with green building policies or guidelines but not LEED certified:
959,000 Square Feet

New building space that is LEED Certified :
0 Square Feet

New building space that is LEED Silver certified:
112,000 Square Feet

New building space that is LEED Gold certified :
0 Square Feet

New building space that is LEED Platinum certified:
0 Square Feet

The website URL where a copy of the institution's guidelines or policies for green building is available :
An electronic copy of the guidelines or policies :

The date(s) the policies or guidelines were adopted:

A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with green building design and construction guidelines and policies:

As stated in the Ball State University 2007-2012 Strategic Plan Goal IV, Objective E:
Plan and execute new construction and renovations of campus facilities to best support learning, scholarship, institutional effectiveness, and quality of life.
• By 2011, complete renewal of three academic buildings.
• By 2012, construct two new academic buildings.
• By 2010, complete construction of recreation and wellness facility.
• By 2007, upgrade football stadium.
• By 2009, complete major renewal of L. A. Pittenger Student Center.
• By 2010, construct two new residence halls.
• By 2012, upgrade campus infrastructure to support the academic and support
functions of the university.
• By 2012, complete renewal of Central Utility Plant.
• All new construction on campus will seek USGBC certification at the rating of
LEED_NC Silver performance or better.
• All construction renovations will explore the possibility of USGBC certification
at the rating of LEED_EB certified performance or better.
• By 2010, complete construction of new residence hall dining services.

The buildings comprising the 9595000 square feet have been submitted for LEED_Silver certification and are still under consideration by USGBC.

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