Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.12
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Portland State University
OP-2: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.40 / 4.00 Molly Bressers
Program & Outreach Coordinator
Campus Sustainability Office
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New building space that meets "Eligible Buildings Criteria":
360,860 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:
0 Square Feet

New building space that is LEED Gold certified :
215,860 Square Feet

New building space that is LEED Platinum certified:
145,000 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:

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

All buildings constructed with State money are required to meet LEED Silver certification. PSU is fortunate to be in Portland with the highest caliber green building firms and construction companies in the nation.

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:

Epler Hall (2005), Engineering Building (2006), Broadway (2005), Shattuck Hall (2010), Biology Research Greenhouses (2008), Academic and Student Recreation Center (2010), Lincoln Hall (2011), Science Research & Teaching Center (2011)

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

Native American Student & Community Center (2003), Helen Gordon Child Development Center (2004), Urban Center & University Plaza (2000), Natural Buildings (Dialogue Dome & Cob Oven; Cob Bench)

Since 2002, PSU has focused on designing new buildings and retrofitting and renovating older campus buildings with sustainability in mind.

Included in this credit:
Lincoln Hall, Platinum, 145,000 sq ft, completed 2011.
Science Research & Teaching Center (SRTC) Gold, 215,860 sq ft, completed 2011.
Gross square footage is used.

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