Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 56.19
Liaison Lissette Hernandez
Submission Date May 13, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Florida International University
OP-5: Indoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Alexandra Dutton
Program Manager
Office of University Sustainability
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Floor area of building space covered by an indoor air quality (IAQ) management program that meets the criteria for this credit:
9,774,810 Square feet

Gross floor area of building space:
9,774,810 Square feet

A brief description of the institution’s indoor air quality program(s) (including information about regular auditing or monitoring, mechanisms for occupants to register complaints, and action plans):

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety monitors and manages indoor air quality at FIU. It is their goal at FIU to provide each and every person a safe and healthy environment for working, learning, and research. Indoor air quality pertains to the quality of air in the indoor environment in regards to chemical, biological, or physical hazards.
Many of the common everyday building materials, machines, and chemical supplies can be sources for IAQ complaints. Although there are many uncontrollable factors that create adverse health effects in our environment, those that are in the indoor environment can be controlled through increased ventilation and various public health measures. EHS monitors air quality, but also building occupants can report a potential air hazard through the IAQ Complaint Form on the website. EH&S follows EPA set standards for IAQ.

The website URL where information about the institution’s indoor air quality program(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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