Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.43
Liaison Michael Chapman
Submission Date Dec. 11, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Nova Scotia Community College
OP-2: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.88 / 4.00 Michael Chapman
Environmental Engineer
Facilities & Engineering
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New building space that meets "Eligible Buildings Criteria":
157,960 Square feet

New building space that was designed and constructed in accordance with green building policies or guidelines but not LEED certified:
0 Square feet

New building space that is LEED Certified :
0 Square feet

New building space that is LEED Silver certified:
37,960 Square feet

New building space that is LEED Gold certified :
120,000 Square feet

New building space that is LEED Platinum certified:
0 Square feet

The website URL where a copy of the institution's guidelines or policies for green building is available :
An electronic copy of the guidelines or policies :
The date(s) the policies or guidelines were adopted:
December 2013

A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with green building design and construction guidelines and policies:
The NSCC Sustainability Policy states that all new construction shall be completed in compliance with LEED standards. This requirement is echoed in the NSCC Procurement Policy.

The names of all buildings that are certified under the LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations, LEED for Commercial Interiors, and/or LEED for Core and Shell Green Building Rating Systems:
Since 2008, all new NSCC buildings have been built to LEED standards, and certified through CaGBC. In the past three years, NSCC has constructed two new buildings. The Centre for the Built Environment (Dartmouth), and the Marconi Centre for the Built Environment. These buildings were awards LEED Gold and LEED Silver, respectively. The first NSCC LEED building is the Waterfront Campus, which is LEED Silver, and opened its doors in 2007. Eligible campuses (ie built in past 3 years) Campus Square Footage Eligible New Construction w/in past 3 years Points Avail. Total Sq Ft of Eligble Building Space Points Awarded Marconi CBE (LEED Silver) 27000 Yes 2.5 147,000.00 0.46 Waterfront CBE (LEED Gold) 120,000 Yes 3 147,000.00 2.45 TOTAL 147,000 Total Points: 2.91

The names of all buildings designed and constructed in accordance with green building guidelines and policies but not LEED certified:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
link to CBE... http://www.nscc.ca/explorenscc/cbe/

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