Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jeremy King
Submission Date March 23, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Denison University
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jeremy King
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of the President
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

Ebaugh Laboratories - LEED Gold
Aquatics Center - LEED Gold


Total floor area of eligible building space (design and construction):
285400 Square Feet

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 Feet
3rd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Silver) 0 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Gold) 151600 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level (e.g. LEED Platinum) 0 Square Feet

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 Feet
Mid-Level 0 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level 0 Square Feet

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 Feet
4th Highest Level 0 Square Feet
Mid-Level 0 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level 0 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level 0 Square Feet

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

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 Feet

Floor area of building space that was designed and constructed in accordance with green building policies or guidelines but NOT certified:
133800 Square Feet

A copy of the guidelines or policies :
The date the guidelines or policies were adopted:
April 18, 2008

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

In 2008, The Denison Board of Trustees passed a resolution that all new buildings and major renovations/construction projects be built to LEED Silver standards or better. There is no requirement that these projects actually get certified, just that those standards are followed during design and construction.


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

The office of Facilities Services & the Finance & Management Office work together with building contractors to ensure that all new construction and major renovations on campus are designed and built to LEED standards.


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

Bryant Arts Center - LEED Gold - was certified in 2009 it was not included in the above calculations since it was done under our previous STARS Submission in 2012.

Denison maintains an internal password protected website where most of this information resides. Public access web pages have limited information on this topic.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.