Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.28
Liaison Michelle Seppala Gibbs
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

Hope College
OP-3: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.30 / 3.00 Kara Slater
Director of Operations
Physical Plant
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space:
52,725 Square feet

Floor area of eligible building space designed and built in accordance with published green building codes, policies, and/or rating systems:
Floor area
Certified at the highest achievable level under a multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Platinum or Certified Living Building) 0 Square feet
Certified at the 2nd highest level under a 4- or 5-tier, multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Gold) 0 Square feet
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier, multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., BREEAM Very Good) 0 Square feet
Certified at a step above minimum level under ar 4- or 5-tier, multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Silver) 0 Square feet
Certified at minimum level under a multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Certified) 10,474 Square feet
Certified/verified at any level under a multi-attribute, non-GBC rating system for design and construction, a green building code, or a single-attribute rating system for design and construction 0 Square feet
Designed and built in accordance with a multi-attribute green building code, policy, guideline, or rating system, but not certified/verified 0 Square feet
Designed and built in accordance with a single-attribute green building code, policy, guideline, or rating system, but not certified/verified 0 Square feet
Total 10,474 Square feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
19.87

A list of new construction and major renovation projects that indicates the green building code, policy/guideline, or rating system that applies to each building:
During the last five years Hope College has only constructed one new building following green certifications. Constuction was completed in 2019 for the Campus Ministries van Andel Huis der Hope which was 10,474-square-feet and LEED Certified.

Other new construction and remodel projects implemented construction waste management, low VOC materials and green cleaning processes.

Historic green construction certification projects include:

Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center = 54,230 square-feet
LEED Gold. Construction Completed 2017.

Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts = 67,200 square feet; LEED Silver.
Construction completed 2015.

An inventory of new construction and major renovation projects that indicates the green building code, policy/guideline, or rating system that applies to each building:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s green building design and construction program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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