Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.06
Liaison Margaret Bounds
Submission Date June 18, 2021

STARS v2.2

Connecticut College
OP-3: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
0.63 / 3.00 Margaret Bounds
Assistant Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space:
67,932 Square Feet

Floor area of eligible building space designed and built in accordance with published green building codes, policies, and/or rating systems:
Floor area
Certified at the highest achievable level under a multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Platinum or Certified Living Building) 0 Square Feet
Certified at the 2nd highest level under a 4- or 5-tier, multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Gold) 0 Square Feet
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier, multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., BREEAM Very Good) 0 Square Feet
Certified at a step above minimum level under ar 4- or 5-tier, multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Silver) 0 Square Feet
Certified at minimum level under a multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Certified) 0 Square Feet
Certified/verified at any level under a multi-attribute, non-GBC rating system for design and construction, a green building code, or a single-attribute rating system for design and construction 0 Square Feet
Designed and built in accordance with a multi-attribute green building code, policy, guideline, or rating system, but not certified/verified 0 Square Feet
Designed and built in accordance with a single-attribute green building code, policy, guideline, or rating system, but not certified/verified 67,932 Square Feet
Total 67,932 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
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A list of new construction and major renovation projects that indicates the green building code, policy/guideline, or rating system that applies to each building:

Two residence halls (Morrison and Hamilton) were renovated to convert single rooms into doubles. The first floor of Fanning Hall was renovated as the new home for the Hale Center for Career Development. None of these projects were certified under a green building system, but they were designed and constructed in accordance with our college Sustainable Building Policy.


An inventory of new construction and major renovation projects that indicates the green building code, policy/guideline, or rating system that applies to each building:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s green building design and construction program is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

The attached policy is the current version adopted in May 2020, but the requirements are similar to what was in force during these construction projects.

Connecticut College has 3 LEED certified buildings/spaces that were completed outside of the reporting period for this credit. They are: New London Hall Science Center (LEED NC Gold 2013), Fitness Center (LEED NC Silver, 2012), and Bill Hall Classroom (LEED CI Silver, 2011).

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