Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.06
Liaison Allie Schwartz
Submission Date April 14, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Columbia University
OP-5: Indoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jennifer Kearney
Energy Director
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Floor area of building space covered by an indoor air quality (IAQ) management program that meets the criteria for this credit:
13,082,585 Square Feet

Gross floor area of building space:
13,082,585 Square Feet

A brief description of the institution’s indoor air quality program(s) (including information about regular auditing or monitoring, mechanisms for occupants to register complaints, and action plans):

Columbia University’s practices related to the quality of the indoor environment focus on designing and maintaining facilities that afford occupants a high quality indoor work environment. These practices include utilizing environmentally preferable building materials and finishes and implementation of preventive maintenance practices, such as HVAC filter maintenance/replacement, performed by Facilities Operations. EH&S practice goal is to respond immediately to concerns regarding the quality of the indoor work environment, assess the concerns, develop a mitigation strategy and engage the appropriate stakeholders capable of affecting recommended corrective actions.

The website URL where information about the institution’s indoor air quality program(s) is available:

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