Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.09
Liaison Jessica Davis
Submission Date June 21, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
OP-T2-36: Prohibiting Idling

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Colleen McCormick
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution adopted a policy prohibiting idling?:
Yes

A brief description of the policy:

Except under emergency situations, the engine of all University vehicles shall be turned off when the vehicle is not actively being driven for a period of 30 seconds or more unless an idling engine is essential for the performance of the work at hand (e.g. the operation of a lift gate). Trucks with refrigerator units may leave the refrigerator unit engine running if necessary.

This policy applies to all the vehicles of any contractor performing work on campus.


The website URL where information about the policy is available:
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