Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.04
Liaison Thomas Adams
Submission Date July 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

National University of Ireland, Galway
OP-3: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Michael Curran
Head of Building Services, Energy and Utilities
Buildings Office
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space:
9,490 Square Metres

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) 9,490 Square Metres
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) 0 Square Metres
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 Metres
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 Metres
Certified at minimum level under a multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Certified) 0 Square Metres
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 Metres
Designed and built in accordance with a multi-attribute green building code, policy, guideline, or rating system, but not certified/verified 0 Square Metres
Designed and built in accordance with a single-attribute green building code, policy, guideline, or rating system, but not certified/verified 0 Square Metres
Total 9,490 Square Metres

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:

Completed energy related projects on campus can be seen in the map at the bottom of the following link:
http://www.nuigalway.ie/sustainability/learn-live-lead-model/live/energy/

Of these the two following buildings are completed within the last 5 years and these are used in the calculation above:
1) The Human Biology Building - 7026m^2
2) The Lambe Building 2,464m^2

These buildings have used BREAM certification and have achieved the NZEB compliance.


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:
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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A video showing progress on energy in NUIG is in this link:
https://cfvod.kaltura.com/p/723092/sp/72309200/thumbnail/entry_id/1_gq51mle2/version/100001/width/1440/height/759

NUIG exceeded the 30% CO2 equivalent reductions required by government and set itself a 40% reduction target.

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