Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.76
Liaison Krista Bailey
Submission Date July 29, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Pennsylvania State University
OP-1: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.63 / 7.00 Shelley McKeague
Environmental Compliance Specialist
Engineering Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total building space that meets "Eligible Buildings Criteria":
19,342,745 Gross Square Feet

Building space that is maintained in accordance with sustainable building operations and maintenance guidelines or policies but is NOT certified under LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M:
19,342,745 Gross Square Feet

Building space that is LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Certified :
0 Gross Square Feet

Building space that is LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Silver certified :
0 Gross Square Feet

Building space that is LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Gold certified :
0 Gross Square Feet

Building space that is LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Platinum certified :
0 Gross Square Feet

The website URL where a copy of the institution's guidelines or policies for sustainable building operations and maintenance is available :
An electronic copy of the guidelines or policies:
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The date(s) the policies or guidelines were adopted:
7/8/2009

A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with sustainable building operation and maintenance guidelines and policies:

Although Penn State does not certify buildings under LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M, the Univesity does maintain and operate buildings based on sustainability principles. Multiple policies and practices address this:

Campus Grounds & Master Plan - http://www.green.psu.edu/psuDoing/masterplan.asp

Energy Conservation Policy (AD64) - http://guru.psu.edu/policies/AD64.html

Continuous Commissioning, Energy Savings Program & Energy Conservation Measures - http://www.green.psu.edu/psuDoing/energy.asp

Recycling Policy (AD34) - http://guru.psu.edu/policies/AD34.html

Purchasing - http://www.purchasing.psu.edu/environmental.shtml

Indoor Air Quality - See credit OP-3

Water/Stormwater - http://www.opp.psu.edu/about-opp/divisions/ee/engineering/eng-resources/psu-initiatives.pdf


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