Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 30.28
Liaison Jon Bartlow
Submission Date Feb. 10, 2012
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Pittsburg State University
OP-3: Indoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Brian Peery
Sustainability Coordinator
Continuing and Graduate Studies
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Occupied building space covered by an indoor air quality plan, policy, and/or practices that include regular auditing or monitoring and a mechanism for occupants to register complaints :
1,999,124 Square Feet

Total occupied building space :
1,999,124 Square Feet

A brief description of the institution's indoor air quality plan, policy, and/or practices:

PSU has a full time building trades and housing maintenance staff which conducts routine maintenance for all systems which impact indoor air quality ex( HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, etc). PSU also has a full time Environmental Officer which conducts routine building inspections, responds to complaints concerning air quality and directs corrective and preventive actions as necessary for air quality issues. PSU laborotories containing fume hoods are routinely inspected for adequate air velocity and whenever work has been performed on a hood system. PSU utilizes both internal and external experts to assess and correct any issues concerning indoor air quality. All PSU faculty, students and staff have access to the web-based Physical Plant "General Work Order" system for registering complaints. Please reference URL for: "General Work Order", "Administrative Statement" and "Mission of PSU Physical Plant".

The website URL where information about the institution's indoor air quality initiatives is available:

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