Overall Rating Platinum - expired
Overall Score 85.29
Liaison Tonie Miyamoto
Submission Date March 23, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Colorado State University
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.52 / 4.00 Carol Dollard
Energy Engineer
Facilities Management
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Does the institution have any building space certified under the following green building rating systems for existing buildings?:
Yes or No
LEED for Existing Buildings or another 4-tier rating system used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) Yes
The DGNB system, Green Star Performance, or another 3-tier GBC rating system No
BREEAM-In Use, CASBEE for Existing Building, or another 5-tier GBC rating system No
Other non-GBC rating systems (e.g. BOMA BESt, Green Globes) No

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

http://www.green.colostate.edu/green-buildings.aspx

The most up to date list of green buildings at CSU is on this website. At the time of this submission, CSU has 17 LEED buildings (14 GOLD)


Total floor area of eligible building space (operations and maintenance):
7,974,062 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 4-tier rating system for existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level (e.g. LEED Certified) 0 Square Feet
3rd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Silver) 0 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Gold) 119,627 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level (e.g. LEED Platinum) 0 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 3-tier rating system for existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level ---
Mid-Level ---
Highest Achievable Level ---

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 5-tier rating system for existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level ---
4th Highest Level ---
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Floor area of building space that is certified at any level under other green building rating systems for existing buildings:
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Floor area of building space that is maintained in accordance with formally adopted sustainable building operations and maintenance guidelines or policies, but NOT certified:
7,854,435 Square Feet

A copy of the sustainable building operations and maintenance guidelines or policies:
The date the guidelines or policies were formally adopted:
Feb. 11, 2010

A brief description of the sustainable building operations and maintenance program and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:

Colorado State University’s Facilities Management Department (FM) strives to operate & maintain all buildings in a manner that places the health of the building occupants as well as the environment in the highest priority. To achieve this goal FM focuses on sustainable operations and maintenance as well as reducing energy and water consumption and maintaining an excellent indoor environmental quality.


A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with sustainable building operation and maintenance guidelines and policies:

An example is the green cleaning policy adopted by Housing and Dining Services which pledges to use environmentally preferred products.


The website URL where information about the institution’s certified buildings and/or sustainable operations and maintenance guidelines or policies is available:

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