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Liaison Tavey Capps
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2015
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Duke University
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Tavey Capps
Environmental Sustainability Director
Office of the Executive Vice President
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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:

All buildings built between 2009 and 2014 earned a minimum of LEED certification, most earned Silver or Gold certification.

Smith Warehouse Renovation - Silver - 140,000 sq ft
Sands Parking Garage - Certified - 690,000 sq ft
East Campus Steam Plant - Gold - 7,000 sq ft
Lemur Center - Silver - 18,000 sq ft
Chilled Water Plant 2 - Gold - 43,943 sq ft
Multipurpose Field House - Silver - 89,000 sq ft
Keohane K-4 Residence Hall - Silver - 68,000 sq ft
Cancer Center - Gold - 259,906 sq ft
Trent Semans Center for Health Education - Gold - 108,462 sq ft
Baldwin Auditorium - Silver - 38,200 sq ft
Duke Medical Pavilion - Gold - 608,584 sq ft

As of Nov. 2014, Duke has 9 additional buildings that are registered for LEED and are going through the certification process.


Total floor area of eligible building space (design and construction):
2071095 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) 690000 Square Feet
3rd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Silver) 353200 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Gold) 1027895 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:
0 Square Feet

A copy of the guidelines or policies :
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The date the guidelines or policies were adopted:
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A brief description of the green building guidelines or policies and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:
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A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with green building design and construction guidelines and policies:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s certified buildings and/or green building design and construction guidelines or policies is available:

Duke has more than 5 million GSF of LEED buildings on campus
-29 LEED™ certified buildings totaling over 3.8 million sq ft
-9 Registered LEED™ buildings totaling over 1.1 million sq ft

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