Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.54
Liaison Elaine Durr
Submission Date Feb. 19, 2020

STARS v2.2

Elon University
OP-3: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.85 / 3.00 Brad Moore
University Architect and Director
Planning, Design and Construction Management
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space:
581,780 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) 154,450 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) 205,252 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 222,078 Square Feet
Designed and built in accordance with a single-attribute green building code, policy, guideline, or rating system, but not certified/verified 0 Square Feet
Total 581,780 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
61.83

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:

The following projects utilized the LEED for New Construction rating system: Inman Admissions Welcome Center (2015) - LEED Silver; Dwight C. Schar Hall and Steers Pavilion (2016) - LEED Silver; Schar Center (2018) - LEED Gold; Richard W. Sankey Hall (2018) - LEED Silver; East Neighborhood Residence Halls and Tennis Pavilion (2018) - LEED Silver.
Other projects are LEED registered and pursuing LEED certification (but not certified yet) or did not utilize LEED and followed Elon University's Sustainability Design Standards:
McEwen Dining Hall Renovation & Addition (2018) - LEED registered
LaRose Student Commons (2019) - LEED registered
Phoenix Activities & Recreation Center (2015)
Daniel Commons Addition (2015)
Arts West Music Addition & Renovation (2015)
Martin Alumni Center Addition (2018)
Koenigsberger Learning Center (2018)
South Campus Gym Addition (2018)
Sloan Residence Hall Renovation (2016)
Business Services Building Renovation (2016)
West Residence Hall Renovation (2017)
McEwen Communications Renovation (2017)
Long Building Renovation (2017)
Virginia Residence Hall Renovation (2019)
3 small renovations (2016, 2017, each less than 3,000 square feet)

The Design Standards are multi-attribute including the following: site protection, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, and indoor environmental quality. They are available at: https://www.elon.edu/u/bft/pdcm/design-standards/sustainability/


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:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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This information represents projects completed in 2015 to 2019.

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