Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.05
Liaison Yumiko Jakobcic
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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Grand Valley State University
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.71 / 4.00 Yumiko Jakobcic
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability Practices
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Does the institution have any building space certified under the following green building rating systems for existing buildings?:
Yes or No
LEED for Existing Buildings or another 4-tier rating system used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) Yes
The DGNB system, Green Star Performance, or another 3-tier GBC rating system No
BREEAM-In Use, CASBEE for Existing Building, or another 5-tier GBC rating system 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 or sample of certified buildings and ratings:

GVSU adheres to LEED building standards.


Total floor area of eligible building space (operations and maintenance):
5,383,048 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 4-tier rating system for existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level (e.g. LEED Certified) 91,523 Square Feet
3rd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Silver) 480,433 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Gold) 603,019 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level (e.g. LEED Platinum) 150,300 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 3-tier rating system for existing buildings 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 existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council::
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Floor area of building space that is certified at any level under other green building rating systems for existing buildings:
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Floor area of building space that is maintained in accordance with formally adopted sustainable building operations and maintenance guidelines or policies, but NOT certified:
3,179 Square Feet

A copy of the sustainable building operations and maintenance guidelines or policies:
The date the guidelines or policies were formally adopted:
Dec. 19, 2007

A brief description of the sustainable building operations and maintenance program and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:
A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with sustainable building operation and maintenance guidelines and policies:

New projects are required to publish a document that provides design consultants and construction managers with design and construction information that provides a description of the sustainable design and construction features incorporated in the project, and delineates the project intent with respect to sustainability goals and objectives.


The website URL where information about the institution’s certified buildings and/or sustainable operations and maintenance guidelines or policies is available:

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