Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 72.63
Liaison Karen Oberer
Submission Date Aug. 22, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

McGill University
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Philippe St-Jean
Sustainability Construction Officer
Facilities Operations and Development
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
No written policies, plans or guidelines, but green infrastructure and LID practices are used

A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:

In addition to following municipal codes for stormwater management, the University has been experimenting with alternative paving technologies.

McGill's Green Buiding Standards are currently being revised in compliance with LEED and LID standards, and will be complete by fall of 2016. These standards include provisions to ensure sustainability of new projects.

A copy of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines:

A brief description of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines that supports the responses above:

McGill's Green Buiding Standards include provisions for rain/stormwater reuse and reduced need for treatment of water runoff from new construction and major renovations of existing buildings, amongst many other provisions for sustainable development of the McGill campus.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

McGill Green Building Standards are available at http://www.mcgill.ca/facilities/design/green-building-standards

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.