Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.79
Liaison Katharine Gross
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2021

STARS v2.2

Lehigh University
OP-3: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.90 / 3.00 Mary Jo Brown
Facilities Space Data Manager
Campus Planning
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space:
157,684 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) 63,026 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) 94,658 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 157,684 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
100

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:

Using USGBC's LEED rating system for new construction, Lehigh University has one building certified at the gold level within the past 5 years (Williams Hall) and one building certified within the past 5 years (Chandler-Ullmann)


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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Buildings certified within the past 5 years: Williams Hall (63,026 GSF) was renovated in 2015 and certified as LEED Gold in 2016. Chandler-Ullmann (94,658 GSF) was renovated in 2019 and LEED certified in 2020.

Buildings certified more than 5 years ago: STEPS building (137,330 GSF) opened in 2010 and was certified as LEED Gold in 2011. The Ben Franklin TechVentures building addition was certified as LEED Gold in 2013.

Buildings currently in the process of being certified: Health, Science & Technology Building; Singleton, Hitch, and Maida residential houses.

Building design and construction were delayed slightly by COVID-19, but the data above is representative of a normal year.

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