Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.99
Liaison Barbara Kviz
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Carnegie Mellon University
OP-5: Indoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Madelyn Miller
EH&S: Environmental Health & Safety
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Floor area of building space covered by an indoor air quality (IAQ) management program that meets the criteria for this credit:
6,454,591 Square Feet

Gross floor area of building space:
6,454,591 Square Feet

A brief description of the institution’s indoor air quality program(s) (including information about regular auditing or monitoring, mechanisms for occupants to register complaints, and action plans):

We have formal programs to monitor indoor air quality for the entire campus.
For example:
b. Chemical sensitivity guidelines
c. Fungal abatement safe operating procedures
d. HVAC system filters and preventative maintenance
e. Managing water infiltration into buildings
f. Smoke free indoor policy

All LEED-certified buildings practice indoor air quality standards as outlined by LEED guidelines. Facilities Management Systems (FMS) and Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) both have a computerized systems where the occupants can register complaints.

Facilities Management has portions of buildings with real-time air monitors for CO2 detection on Air Handlers and Freon monitoring.

Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) has IAQ Standard Operating Procedures for performing investigations and action plans for solutions.

The website URL where information about the institution’s indoor air quality program(s) is available:

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