Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.25
Liaison Michelle Cong
Submission Date Nov. 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Fanshawe College
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 3.00 Shawn Harrington
Director
Facilities Planning and Campus Development
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space (include projects completed within the previous five years) :
328470.81 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 37038.93 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:
11.28

A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list of certified buildings and ratings:

CCPV (Canadian Centre for Product Validation) is certified LEED Silver.


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:
291431.88 Square Feet

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

Although not pursuing LEED, the College uses LEED guideline as the guideline for new constructions and major renovation.


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:

Buildings covered:
Howard W. Rundle Buidling
Canadian Centre for Product Validation
Fanshawe's Aviation Centre
J Building - Wellness Centre

Energy consumption: our building automation system has timers for temperature control in all buildings on campus. Timers are set using a combination of both occupancy sensors and time of day scheduling. Most lighting is controlled by occupancy sensors and all new or retrofitted lighting is LED. All new buildings are designed to be compatible with our automation system

Energy Metering: Fanshawe College meters all energy consumption for the majority of its buildings on campus. Presently data is collected in a Real Time Operating System

Environmentally preferable materials: In all projects, contractors are instructed to use recycled and locally made materials, wherever possible. Low VOC paints, coatings and adhesives are used in all interior construction.

Indoor environmental quality: our building automation system monitors tempterature, humidity and CO2 as per ASHRAE Standard Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality 62-1999. Also, most new buildings will contain a living wall.

Water consumption: All plumbing and fixtures are LEED standard low-flow

Water metering: all new buildings have their own water meter. The majority of existing buildings have their own meter, though some are combined.


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

The College engages the services of a Commissioning Agent (CxA) on major capital projects. Working closely with the College’s stakeholders the CxA’s role is to ensure that the Owner’s Project Requirements (OPR) are captured, documented and incorporated into the project’s design. The OPR includes many elements broadly described as: Environmental and Sustainability Goals; Indoor Environmental Quality Requirements; Site Planning and Landscape Architecture; Architectural Systems; Mechanical and Electrical Equipment and Systems Expectations; and Building Occupant and Facility Maintenance & Engineering (FM&E) Personnel Requirements.

The CxA works closely with the College’s project team, the architects, construction manager and specialized consultants to ensure the Owner’s Project Requirements and Basis of Design are met and that targets are achieved in the final project.


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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