|Submission Date||Aug. 31, 2018|
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance
|1.30 / 5.00||
Total floor area of building space:
Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a green building rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council:
|Certified Floor Area|
|LEED O+M Platinum or the highest achievable level under another GBC rating system||0 Square Metres|
|LEED O+M Gold or the 2nd highest level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system||0 Square Metres|
|Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier GBC rating system (e.g. BREEAM-In Use, CASBEE for Existing Buildings, DGNB, Green Star Performance)||0 Square Metres|
|LEED O+M Silver or at a step above minimum level under another 4 -or 5–tier GBC rating system||0 Square Metres|
|LEED O+M Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system||0 Square Metres|
Floor area of building space that is certified under a non-GBC rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings, e.g. BOMA BESt, Green Globes CIEB:
Percentage of building space certified under a green building rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings:
A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list or sample of certified buildings and ratings:
The Robbins Health Learning Center (RHLC) building was certified by BOMA Best and achieved level 3 in 2013 (24,725 sqm). University Service Centre (USC) was certified by BOMA Best in 2015 with a Level 3 (5,588 sqm). Alberta College Campus (ACC) was certified by BOMA Best in 2016 (13,514 sqm).
Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a published indoor air quality (IAQ) management policy or protocol? (0-100):
A copy of the IAQ management policy or protocol:
The website URL where the IAQ policy/protocol may be found:
Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a published green cleaning policy, program or contract ? (0-100):
A copy or the green cleaning policy:
A brief description of how green cleaning is incorporated into cleaning contracts:
Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with an energy management or benchmarking program? (0-100):
A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:
MacEwan is in the preliminary phase of ISO 50001 Energy Management certification and is an inaugural member of the City of Edmonton Building Energy Benchmarking Program: https://www.edmonton.ca/programs_services/documents/PDF/LBERDPilotProgramSummary.pdf
All buildings at the University are participating in our ISO-50001 energy management program. The institution is in process of ISO-50001 Energy Management Certification (anticipated for winter 2018/ spring 2019). Part of that process is setting our baseline for energy which has been done. We now measure against the baseline.
Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a water management or benchmarking program? (0-100):
A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:
Policy D5070 Facilities Planning and Design: Protect and conserve water: reduce, control and/or treat site runoff; use water efficiently; re-use or re-cycle water where feasible: https://www.macewan.ca/contribute/groups/public/documents/policy/facilities_planning_design.pdf
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
The university's Facilities department follows sustainable practices when designing, constructing and operating buildings.
Sustainability guidelines are included in contracts and RFP development, whether it’s a service or commodity. These guidelines include:
• Impacts on the surrounding site
• Energy consumption
• Usage of environmentally preferable materials
• Indoor environmental quality
• Water consumption
Facilities is ISO 9001 certified and is committed to "operating physical environments that are: secure, clean, functional, sustainable and inspiring through committed resources and technology." ISO processes ensure that procedures are followed as stipulated and proper control mechanisms are in place.
All buildings meet the “eligible building criteria” and a number of policies apply:
D6000, D5050, D5070, D5000.
Access policies here: https://www.macewan.ca/wcm/Policies/CurrentPolicies/index.htm?policySearchText=&policyType=&policyCategory=&searchByCode=yes&displayCode=no&StartRow=1&PageNumber=1&performSearch=yes
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