Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.23
Liaison Brandon Trelstad
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Oregon State University
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 3.00 Brandon Trelstad
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space (include projects completed within the previous five years) :
10500 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified Living under the Living Building Challenge:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified at each level under a rating system for design and construction used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) :
Certified Floor Area
LEED BD+C Platinum or at the highest achievable level under another rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Gold or at the 2nd highest level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g. BREEAM, CASBEE, DGNB, Green Star) 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Silver or at a step above minimum level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a non-GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g. Green Globes NC, Certified Passive House):
0 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
0

A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list of certified buildings and ratings:

OSU typically designs and builds to LEED Silver equivalence, or better, for all projects.


Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space that is NOT certified, but that was designed and constructed in accordance with published green building guidelines and policies:
10500 Square Feet

A copy of the green building guidelines or policies :
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The green building guidelines or policies:

OSU's equivalency standard for this project was LEED 2009 for New Construction and Major Renovation. Although full certification was not sought, the scorecard and process was followed by OSU and the design team. For more information: http://fa.oregonstate.edu/sustainability/operations/green-building/completed-construction


Do the green building guidelines or policies cover the following?:
Yes or No
Impacts on the surrounding site (e.g. guidelines to reuse previously developed land, protect environmentally sensitive areas, and otherwise minimize site impacts) Yes
Energy consumption (e.g. policies requiring a minimum level of energy efficiency for buildings and their systems) Yes
Building-level energy metering Yes
Use of environmentally preferable materials (e.g. guidelines to minimize the life cycle impacts associated with building materials) Yes
Indoor environmental quality (i.e. guidelines to protect the health and comfort of building occupants) Yes
Water consumption (e.g. requiring minimum standards of efficiency for indoor and outdoor water use) Yes
Building-level water metering Yes

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

An updated complete list of OSU's green buildings is located at http://fa.oregonstate.edu/sustainability/operations/green-building/completed-construction


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

Internal review by the OSU Sustainability Office, in partnership with Capital Planning and Facilities, verifies compliance with OSU's LEED equivalent requirement. Additionally, results are published at a publicly accessible site at: http://fa.oregonstate.edu/sustainability/operations/green-building/completed-construction.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data for Johnson Hall was not provided by OSU project manager by the time of STARS submission. Data reported here reflects Precision Agricultural Systems Center, mostly constructed as a tenant improvement (TI) project to be fit-out at a later date/time.

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