|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||May 26, 2014|
Royal Roads University
OP-3: Indoor Air Quality
|2.00 / 2.00||
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 :
Total occupied building space :
A brief description of the institution's indoor air quality plan, policy, and/or practices:
RRU uses HVAC standards eg., temp. control and air flow in and out.
RRU also uses consulting engineers and the staff are aware temperatures are maintained for comfort at 68-72F (18-22C)
Not many buildings are air conditioned (AC).
LIC building: natural ventilation—operates with windows & atrium 4 story with 2 large fans that are heat sensitive. Only AC in 4th floor.
Total campus 660,000,sq/ft and 24/28 buildings are occupied full-time.
The website URL where information about the institution's indoor air quality initiatives is available:
Most building weren’t built for a university setting- the Cedar and Mews buildings were originally stables. Numerous renovations and energy efficient upgrades have been made over time to increase efficiencies.
The campus is in a coastal location with a temperate climate, i.e., offshore breezes help to moderate building temperatures. Windows and portable fans are used to circulate the air in the summer and portable space heaters in the winter.
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