Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.08
Liaison Cassandra Lamontagne
Submission Date Feb. 5, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Concordia University
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.54 / 3.00 Martine Lehoux
Director
Facilities Planning/Development
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Does the institution have any building space certified under the following green building rating systems for new construction and major renovations?:
Yes or No
LEED or another 4-tier rating system used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) Yes
The DGNB system, Green Star, or another 3-tier GBC rating system No
BREEAM, CASBEE, or another 5-tier GBC rating system No
The Living Building Challenge 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 of certified buildings and ratings:

- John Molson School of Business building
(LEED-Silver but not included below since the construction of the main building was finalized more than 5 years ago, in 2009)

- PERFORM Centre (LEED-Gold and included below, constructed in September 2011)

- Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics (LEED-Gold and included below, constructed in November 2011)


Total floor area of eligible building space (design and construction):
35,796 Square Metres

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 4-tier rating system for new construction and major renovations used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level (e.g. LEED Certified) 0 Square Metres
3rd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Silver) 0 Square Metres
2nd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Gold) 13,133 Square Metres
Highest Achievable Level (e.g. LEED Platinum) 0 Square Metres

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 3-tier rating system for new construction and major renovations used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level 0 Square Metres
Mid-Level 0 Square Metres
Highest Achievable Level 0 Square Metres

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 5-tier rating system for new construction and major renovations used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level 0 Square Metres
4th Highest Level 0 Square Metres
Mid-Level 0 Square Metres
2nd Highest Level 0 Square Metres
Highest Achievable Level 0 Square Metres

Floor area of building space certified Living under the Living Building Challenge:
0 Square Metres

Floor area of building space that is certified at any level under other green building rating systems for new construction and major renovations:
0 Square Metres

Floor area of building space that was designed and constructed in accordance with green building policies or guidelines but NOT certified:
22,663 Square Metres

A copy of the guidelines or policies :
The date the guidelines or policies were adopted:
Oct. 1, 2007

A brief description of the green building guidelines or policies and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:

From the Environmental Policy:
"All planning, construction and renovation projects undertaken by the University shall consider employing universal barrier-free design, locally-produced, reused, recycled and/or sustainably harvested materials as well as recycling and/or reusing demolition, renovation and construction waste. Green building principles shall be utilized where financially feasible in all significant projects, incorporating issues such as optimal energy efficiency, life-cycle costs, high indoor environmental quality, and reduced water consumption, to minimize environment degradation and enhance the well-being of the University community. Whenever financially feasible, renewable energy sources shall be implemented to meet the University’s energy needs."


A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with green building design and construction guidelines and policies:

Concordia University has an informal policy that requires all new buildings to be built to LEED standard (certified or not).


The website URL where information about the institution’s certified buildings and/or green building design and construction guidelines or policies is available:
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