Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.61
Liaison Tracy Edwards
Submission Date June 12, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Frostburg State University
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.29 / 3.00 John Brewer
AD of planning & Construction
Physical Plant Department
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

FSU has built a new building called the Gira Center that is rated as Leed Gold. This building is 127,000 sq. ft. in area.
FSU has one major building renovation and three minor building renovations. The major building renovation will be LEED gold status (Lane University Center which is 62,154.0 sq. ft.).
The minor renovations have produced major reductions of energy consumption, improved interior air quality, used recycle materials, installed energy management systems, allowed green cleaning of materials used in construction (Gray Hall, Frost Hall, PE Center, Library ).


Total floor area of eligible building space (design and construction):
1511494 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) 0 Square Feet
3rd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Silver) 0 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Gold) 189154 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::
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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
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Floor area of building space certified Living under the Living Building Challenge:
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Floor area of building space that is certified at any level under other green building rating systems for new construction and major renovations:
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Floor area of building space that was designed and constructed in accordance with green building policies or guidelines but NOT certified:
7000 Square Feet

A copy of the guidelines or policies :
The date the guidelines or policies were adopted:
May 10, 2011

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

State of Maryland Strategic Plan:
http://www.usgbcmd.org/Resources/Documents/THIS%20ONE_2014%20Updates_Strategic%20Plan%202012-2016%205814%20ltd.pdf
Lane Center (Renovation)
Gira Center (New Construction)


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

All new building new construction and renovation must be reviewed and drawn up by College Park who requires LEED certification.


The website URL where information about the institution’s certified buildings and/or green building design and construction guidelines or policies is available:

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