Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Ruth Miller
Submission Date March 7, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Gettysburg College
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jim Biesecker
Director of Facilites Planning & Management
Facilities Services Office
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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:

The John F. Jaeger Center is LEED Gold certified.


Total floor area of eligible building space (design and construction):
280600 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) 55000 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::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level ---
Mid-Level ---
Highest Achievable Level ---

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
Minimum Level ---
4th Highest Level ---
Mid-Level ---
2nd Highest Level ---
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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:
111600 Square Feet

A copy of the guidelines or policies :
The date the guidelines or policies were adopted:
Jan. 1, 2007

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

Gettysburg College's president Janet Morgan Riggs signed the American College and University President's Climate Commitment (designed by ACUPCC) in 2007.


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

The College has guidelines for LEED certification of new buildings and renovations. We strive to incorporate measures that will allow all new buildings to be LEED certified, but certification will not necessarily be required.


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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In the "Floor area of building space that was designed and constructed in accordance with green building policies or guidelines but NOT certified" section we chose to include Glatfelter, McCreary, and 18,800 from our 2011 STARS report.

In the "Total floor area of eligible building space (design and construction)" section, we included the College Union Building (CUB) and Plank, in addition to the floor area not certified (listed above) and the Jaeger Center.

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