Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.18
Liaison Allie Schwartz
Submission Date Nov. 30, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.1

Columbia University
OP-1: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.03 / 7.00 Dan Held
Assistant Vice President
Strategic Communications, Columbia University Facilities and Operations
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Total building space that meets "Eligible Buildings Criteria":
16,003,156 Square Feet

Building space that is maintained in accordance with sustainable building operations and maintenance guidelines or policies but is NOT certified under LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M:
185,000 Square Feet

Building space that is LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Certified :
0 Square Feet

Building space that is LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Silver certified :
0 Square Feet

Building space that is LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Gold certified :
0 Square Feet

Building space that is LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Platinum certified :
0 Square Feet

The website URL where a copy of the institution's guidelines or policies for sustainable building operations and maintenance is available :
An electronic copy of the guidelines or policies:
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The date(s) the policies or guidelines were adopted:
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A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with sustainable building operation and maintenance guidelines and policies:

The University has committed to meeting a minimum of LEED Silver practices for all new construction and major renovations. Using green buildings policies or guidelines, Columbia has renovated approximately 185,000 GSF in lab space in Pupin and Fairchild, Lerner Hall student union, Hammer Teacher & Learning Center, CEPSER, IAB and other buildings on the Morningside, LDEO, and CUMC campuses by using various sustainability practices including: using recycled content materials, applying low voc paint, recycling carpet and other building materials, installation of energy efficient equipment, lead paint and asbestos removal and the remediation of brownfields sites.


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