Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.38
Liaison Careen Arsenault
Submission Date March 1, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Cornell University
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.95 / 5.00 Steve Beyers
Facilities Environmental & Energy Engineer
Facilities Engineering
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Total floor area of building space:
15778333 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 0 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:
0

A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list or sample of certified buildings and ratings:
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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):
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A copy of the IAQ management policy or protocol:
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The website URL where the IAQ policy/protocol may be found:
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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):
100

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

Cornell follows a Building Care-Green Cleaning Program (attached), which outlines the purpose, scope, requirements, contacts, and plan for Green Cleaning.


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):
90

A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:

Cornell maintains an energy management team performing continuous commissioning on campus buildings to maintain high building performance. Metered building energy usage is reviewed on a monthly basis and actions are taken when usage is outside expected weather adjusted usage. Monthly energy use budgets are developed for all Cornell Energy Planet connected facilities (> 14.2 millon GSF and 500+ meters)


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):
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A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:
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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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Cornell has a standard protocol for Indoor Air Quality and occupants are able to file complaints. We do not perform audits so are not claiming this portion.

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