Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.93
Liaison Christina Erickson
Submission Date May 9, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Champlain College
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.79 / 3.00 Shelley Navari
VP for Finance and Treasurer
Finance & Administration
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space (include projects completed within the previous five years) :
389575 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 115518 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 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system 0 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):
262338 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
96.99

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

Juniper, Butler, Valcour - LEED Gold in 2016
Juniper - 28,732 GSF; Butler 26,730 GSF; Valcour - 30,028 GSF
Juniper: https://www.usgbc.org/node/5325564
Butler & Valcour: https://www.usgbc.org/node/5325565

CCM, 87,187 GSF - Green Globes (3) in 2016
https://www.thegbi.org/project-portfolio/certified-building-directory/

194 St. Paul Street - 175,151 GSF - Green Globes (2) in 2018
https://www.thegbi.org/project-portfolio/certified-building-directory/


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:
11719 Square Feet

A copy of the green building guidelines or policies :
The green building guidelines or policies:

See attached master plan. Also see "Development Guidelines" at https://www.champlain.edu/Documents/About-Champlain/Master-Plan/DevelopmentGuidlinesFINAL6-07.pdf


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) Yes
Energy consumption (e.g. policies requiring a minimum level of energy efficiency for buildings and their systems) Yes
Building-level energy metering Yes
Use of environmentally preferable materials (e.g. guidelines to minimize the life cycle impacts associated with building materials) Yes
Indoor environmental quality (i.e. guidelines to protect the health and comfort of building occupants) Yes
Water consumption (e.g. requiring minimum standards of efficiency for indoor and outdoor water use) Yes
Building-level water metering Yes

A brief description of the green building guidelines or policies and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:

Vision

The vision of this master plan is to support Champlain's future growth as a flexible, desirable, and attractive institution without negatively impacting either the residential and historic character or the high quality of life on The Hill.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

Fulfill the City of Burlington's request that the college create a campus master plan
Work with neighbors to find locally acceptable locations and approaches to growth
Provide a workable plan to house as many of Champlain's 2,000 traditional students as possible
Ensure that existing and planned college facilities are sufficient to accommodate Champlain's academic, student life, support, and physical plant needs for the foreseeable future
Help strengthen a great neighborhood
Match facilities to vision (traditional full-time enrollment of 2,000 students)
Enhance undergraduate experience - academic and residential programs
Create a place that expresses the mission
Put near-term decisions in a mid-and long-term framework
Develop implementation strategies to achieve mission
Condition of permit
Answer the question of "what is next"
Embrace sustainability
Build an aesthetically pleasing campus
Improve pedestrian and traffic sensitivity
Create a neighbor supported plan for the future
Support Champlain's community of learning


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

The Campus Planning team is responsible for compliance and gives regular updates to the Board of Trustees and campus community.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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