Overall Rating Platinum - expired
Overall Score 85.56
Liaison Tonie Miyamoto
Submission Date Feb. 7, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Colorado State University
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 5.00 Carol Dollard
Energy Engineer
Facilities Management
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Total floor area of building space:
8,819,317 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 119,627 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 0 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:
1.36

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

LEED EBOM was used for Summit Hall. More details at http://www.green.colostate.edu/green-buildings.aspx


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):
100

A copy of the IAQ management policy or protocol:
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The website URL where the IAQ policy/protocol may be found:
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):
95

A copy or the green cleaning policy:
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A brief description of how green cleaning is incorporated into cleaning contracts:

CSU has enacted a comprehensive green purchasing policy that encourages the purchase of cleaning products which minimize environmental impact. In addition to the Green Seal or EcoLogo certified products we purchase, we also utilize products like H2Orange2 that is EPA certified and also supportive of a green cleaning program. We have standardized trash recepticles and utilize best fit trash bags to ensure the minimum amount of plastic is used. We are also testing trash bags that are made with resin that is certified 100% post-consumer recycled. We are also using E-cloths at Laurel Village, Braiden Hall, and Summit Hall that successfully disinfect without the use of chemicals, only water. We will expand the use of the E-cloths to other areas as funding permits.


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):
100

A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:

CSU has an Energy Team that monitors building performance and prioritizes projects . Twice per year, buildings are ranked by EUI. Efficiency measures and retrocommisioning efforts are then prioritzed based on this data. Efficientcy projects are funded through a revolving fund.


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):
100

A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:

Twice per year, buildings are ranked by gal/GSF. Efficiency measures are then prioritzed based on this data. Efficientcy projects are funded through a revolving fund.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Certifiable GSf has been reduced by the following:

Unoccupied: 817,836 GSF
LEED last 5 yrs = 1,186,755

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