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Liaison Bert Jacobson
Submission Date Feb. 3, 2015
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Kankakee Community College
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Bert Jacobson
Dean, Environmental and Institutional Sustainability
Environmental and Institutional Sustainability
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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:

We have a Board of Trustees policy that all new construction or remodeling will be done to LEED silver standards at a minimum. We constructed an 18,350 LEED Gold building off campus, and plan to build a 20,650 LEED Gold Advanced Technology Center on campus in Spring 2015.

+ Date Revised: Feb. 10, 2015

Total floor area of eligible building space (operations and maintenance):
246869 Square Feet
+ Date Revised: Feb. 10, 2015

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) 22000 Square Feet
3rd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Silver) 0 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Gold) 0 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 existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level 0 Square Feet
Mid-Level 0 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level 0 Square Feet

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::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level 0 Square Feet
4th Highest Level 0 Square Feet
Mid-Level 0 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level 0 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level ---

Floor area of building space that is certified at any level under other green building rating systems for existing buildings:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is maintained in accordance with formally adopted sustainable building operations and maintenance guidelines or policies, but NOT certified:
0 Square Feet

A copy of the sustainable building operations and maintenance guidelines or policies:
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The date the guidelines or policies were formally adopted:
May 14, 2012

A brief description of the sustainable building operations and maintenance program and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:


601.05 Facility Construction Standards

The college is committed to environmental sustainability. All new campus construction will be built to at least the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Silver standard or equivalent in accordance with the commitments to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) and the Illinois Sustainable University Compact.

This policy applies to renovations, whenever possible, and new construction.


A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with sustainable building operation and maintenance guidelines and policies:

Oversight by the Director of facilities Management, Dean for Environmental and Institutional Sustainability, and Vice-President of Finance and Adminisitration.


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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