Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison jenny isler
Submission Date March 1, 2018
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Clark University
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Jenny Isler
Director of Sustainability
Physical Plant / Facilities
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Total floor area of building space:
1747298 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a green building rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council:
Certified Floor Area
LEED O+M Platinum or the highest achievable level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED O+M Gold or the 2nd highest level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 85236 Square Feet
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier GBC rating system (e.g. BREEAM-In Use, CASBEE for Existing Buildings, DGNB, Green Star Performance) 0 Square Feet
LEED O+M Silver or at a step above minimum level under another 4 -or 5–tier GBC rating system 73342 Square Feet
LEED O+M Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified under a non-GBC rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings, e.g. BOMA BESt, Green Globes CIEB:
0 Square Feet

Percentage of building space certified under a green building rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings:
9.08

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

LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. To receive LEED certification, building projects satisfy prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification. At Clark we have two certified buildings:
LEED Gold: Lasry Center for Bioscience
LEED Silver: Blackstone Residence Hall
However, Clark also realized early on that LEED certification was a fancy way of giving someone else money for something you should already be doing for other reasons, such as energy saving, environmental protection, waste reduction and happy occupants. The $ spent on certification can go to the building itself instead.So the Clark policy (as mentioned elsewhere) is that all buildings and renovations are done to LEED Silver standards, but without the costly certification process. this question, though, only includes info about buildings that are certified.


Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a published indoor air quality (IAQ) management policy or protocol? (0-100):
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A copy of the IAQ management policy or protocol:
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The website URL where the IAQ policy/protocol may be found:
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Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a published green cleaning policy, program or contract ? (0-100):
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A copy or the green cleaning policy:
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A brief description of how green cleaning is incorporated into cleaning contracts:
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Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with an energy management or benchmarking program? (0-100):
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A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:
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Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a water management or benchmarking program? (0-100):
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A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:
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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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