Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 63.54
Liaison Meghan Wrenn
Submission Date Aug. 8, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Endicott College
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 3.00 Anthony Michetti
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space (include projects completed within the previous five years) :
302,428 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified Living under the Living Building Challenge:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified at each level under a rating system for design and construction used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) :
Certified Floor Area
LEED BD+C Platinum or at the highest achievable level under another rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Gold or at 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 for design and construction (e.g. BREEAM, CASBEE, DGNB, Green Star) 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Silver or at a step above minimum level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a non-GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g. Green Globes NC, Certified Passive House):
0 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
0

A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list of certified buildings and ratings:
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Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space that is NOT certified, but that was designed and constructed in accordance with published green building guidelines and policies:
302,428 Square Feet

A copy of the green building guidelines or policies :
The green building guidelines or policies:

New construction projects are also required to meet City of Beverly stretch codes and updated building and energy codes that address green building guidelines and polices without standards in place.


Do the green building guidelines or policies cover the following?:
Yes or No
Impacts on the surrounding site (e.g. guidelines to reuse previously developed land, protect environmentally sensitive areas, and otherwise minimize site impacts) Yes
Energy consumption (e.g. policies requiring a minimum level of energy efficiency for buildings and their systems) Yes
Building-level energy metering Yes
Use of environmentally preferable materials (e.g. guidelines to minimize the life cycle impacts associated with building materials) Yes
Indoor environmental quality (i.e. guidelines to protect the health and comfort of building occupants) Yes
Water consumption (e.g. requiring minimum standards of efficiency for indoor and outdoor water use) Yes
Building-level water metering Yes

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

The Endicott College Green Building Standards apply to all capital projects and should be included in all Requests for Proposals issued for new projects and referenced in contracts for architects, design consultants, and construction managers. These Standards have been developed to align with the College’s vision focused on creating a healthier, low carbon campus community. These requirements are also a key tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with campus operations. The Standards identify a minimum level of design and process requirements for all new construction and renovation projects, while providing enough flexibility for individual project teams to meet project goals. The Standards also include recommendations that project teams should attempt to achieve.


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

The Director of Sustainability and College's Physical Plant are active members in each phase of new construction and renovation projects as they are managed directly by the department. The College's standards are shared with each vendor/firm and Owner's Project Requirements are developed. The College also works with a commissioning agent who assists in ensuring that these guidelines and policies are followed.


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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