Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.78
Liaison Daryl Pierson
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Portland State University
OP-4: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.36 / 5.00 Amanda Wolf
Program + Assessment Coordinator
Campus Sustainability Office
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Total floor area of existing building space:
485,763.12 Square meters

Floor area of existing building space operated and maintained in accordance with a sustainable management policy/program and/or a green building rating system:
Existing floor area
Certified at the highest achievable level under a multi-attribute, Green Building Council (GBC) rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., LEED O+M Platinum) Square meters
Certified at the 2nd highest level under a 4- or 5-tier, multi-attribute, GBC rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., LEED O+M Gold) 38,556.51 Square meters
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier, multi-attribute, GBC rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., BREEAM-In Use Very Good) Square meters
Certified at a step above minimum level under a 4 -or 5–tier, multi-attribute, GBC rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., LEED O+M Silver) 29,892.38 Square meters
Certified at minimum level under a multi-attribute, GBC rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., BREEAM In-Use Pass or LEED O+M Certified) Square meters
Certified at any level under a non-GBC rating system or single-attribute rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings Square meters
Operated and maintained in accordance with a multi-attribute, sustainable management policy/program, but not certified under an O+M rating system Square meters
Operated and maintained in accordance with a single-attribute, sustainable management policy/program, but not certified under an O+M rating system
 417,314.24 Square meters
Total 485,763.12 Square meters

Percentage of existing building space certified under a green building rating system rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings:

A brief description of the sustainable operations and maintenance policy/program and/or O+M rating system(s) used:
In June 2017, PSU received Master Site certification under LEED O+M v.3. Policies were established in accordance with LEED O+M and the following policies were applied to all buildings campus wide:
-Green Cleaning Policy and Procedures
-Integrated Pest Management Plan
-Site Management Policy
-Solid Waste Management Policy
-Water Efficiency Assessment Policy
-Sustainable Procurement and Life Cycle Consideration Policy
-Smoke and Tobacco Free Policy

In February 2018 PSU's Urban Center Building received LEED O+M Silver certification.

In August 2018 PSU's Joseph C. Blumel Residence Hall received LEED O+M Gold certification

In October 2018, PSU Richard and Maurine Neuberger Center (formally Market Center Building) received LEED O+M Gold certification

In April 2019, PSU's University Services Building and Parking Structure 2 received silver LEED O+M Certification.

News stories:
-https://www.pdx.edu/news/psu-urban-center-building-wins-leed-certification

Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable operations and maintenance program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Energy Management Plan: https://www.pdx.edu/sustainability/sites/www.pdx.edu.sustainability/files/SEM%20Plan.pdf

Human Resource Fragrance Free Policy: https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/e/2PACX-1vSA5k2D1Arw7rI9ft3mYBoADNHGZ3AWJ-e7xpd_TF41S1AwtYSc1OXd3CYU2I7G85B-_tl6W23ErMfk/pub

Technical Design Standards: https://www.pdx.edu/construction/sites/g/files/znldhr2146/files/2020-08/Technical-Design-Standards-Rev4B_0_0.pdf

Water Conservation Plan: https://www.pdx.edu/sustainability/sites/g/files/znldhr3181/files/2020-07/PSU%2520Water%2520Conservation%2520Plan.pdf

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