Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 81.82
Liaison Ryan Ihrke
Submission Date Feb. 23, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Green Mountain College
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 3.00 Ryan Ihrke
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space (include projects completed within the previous five years) :
7320 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 0 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:
0

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

Two Editor’s Inn major renovation built in accordance with Green Mountain College’s Construction Policy. The total square footage for this building is 4,000 square feet. Since this is not a published local, national or regional green building codes, guidelines and/or policies, the square footage of this building space is not identified as an uncertified project for this credit

The following buildings were either built to LEED standards and/or Green Mountain College's New Construction Policy but do not meet the criteria of eligible buildings due to the date the building was completed(more than 5 years old) and/or the small size of the floor area(less than 1000 square feet)
Sage Hall--LEED Gold (2010). Olwen Solar Garage(2012) and OVaL shed(2011)-- both built in accordance with Green Mountain College’s Construction Policy and/or REED's green building guidelines (2011).


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:
0 Square Feet

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

Green Mountain College currently does not have green building guidelines or policies that qualify for this credit.


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) No
Energy consumption (e.g. policies requiring a minimum level of energy efficiency for buildings and their systems) No
Building-level energy metering No
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) No
Water consumption (e.g. requiring minimum standards of efficiency for indoor and outdoor water use) No
Building-level water metering No

A brief description of the green building guidelines or policies and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:
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A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with green building design and construction guidelines and policies:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Total eligible square footage includes the Two Editors Inn, and the Meeting House (eligible referring to undergoing a major renovation within the last five years, over 1000 square feet gross floor area).

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