Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.77
Liaison Joe Herbst
Submission Date Jan. 17, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Minnesota State University Moorhead
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.13 / 3.00 Josh Costello
Intern
Office of Campus Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have any building space certified under the following green building rating systems for new construction and major renovations?:
Yes or No
LEED or another 4-tier rating system used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) No
The DGNB system, Green Star, or another 3-tier GBC rating system No
BREEAM, CASBEE, or another 5-tier GBC rating system No
The Living Building Challenge 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 of certified buildings and ratings:

Any new construction or major renovations at MSUM must adhere to the Minnesota B3 guidelines, which are equivalent to LEED Silver.


Total floor area of eligible building space (design and construction):
202,954 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 4-tier rating system for new construction and major renovations used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level (e.g. LEED Certified) 0 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 new construction and major renovations 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 new construction and major renovations used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level ---
4th Highest Level ---
Mid-Level ---
2nd Highest Level ---
Highest Achievable Level ---

Floor area of building space certified Living under the Living Building Challenge:
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Floor area of building space that is certified at any level under other green building rating systems for new construction and major renovations:
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Floor area of building space that was designed and constructed in accordance with green building policies or guidelines but NOT certified:
202,954 Square Feet

A copy of the guidelines or policies :
The date the guidelines or policies were adopted:
July 1, 2009

A brief description of the green building guidelines or policies and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:

Any new construction or major renovations at MSUM must conform to the Minnesota B3 guidelines for sustainable building design, which is equivalent to LEED Silver.

Buildings covered:


A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with green building design and construction guidelines and policies:

MSUM is required by MnSCU (Minnesota State Colleges and Universities) to follow their green building design and construction guidelines before we any state bonds are disbursed for construction projects.


The website URL where information about the institution’s certified buildings and/or green building design and construction guidelines or policies is available:

Minnesota B3 guidelines are equivalent to LEED Silver; however, they are not technically a certification or rating system.

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