Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.27
Liaison Stephanie MacPhee
Submission Date Dec. 9, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Ryerson University
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.54 / 5.00
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Total floor area of building space:
4,220,789 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a green building rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council:
Certified Floor Area
LEED O+M Platinum or the highest achievable level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED O+M Gold or the 2nd highest level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 75,100 Square Feet
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier GBC rating system (e.g. BREEAM-In Use, CASBEE for Existing Buildings, DGNB, Green Star Performance) 0 Square Feet
LEED O+M Silver or at a step above minimum level under another 4 -or 5–tier GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED O+M Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified under a non-GBC rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings, e.g. BOMA BESt, Green Globes CIEB:
0 Square Feet

Percentage of building space certified under a green building rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings:
1.78

A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list or sample of certified buildings and ratings:

South Bond Building (105 Bond St) is LEED Gold O&M certified (total square footage = 75,100 sqft).


Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a published indoor air quality (IAQ) management policy or protocol? (0-100):
0

A copy of the IAQ management policy or protocol:
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The website URL where the IAQ policy/protocol may be found:
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Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a published green cleaning policy, program or contract ? (0-100):
100

A copy or the green cleaning policy:
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A brief description of how green cleaning is incorporated into cleaning contracts:

At Ryerson, our cleaning program includes a comprehensive set of green cleaning initiatives that incorporate sustainability into Custodial Service’ daily operations. This includes:
Ensuring environmental criteria are embedded in the requirements from vendors and that all products carry the Green Seal third party certification
Cleaning solutions are dispensed through a metering system to decrease the amount of solution applied, reducing the amount of chemicals used and impact to the environment.
Most cleaning products are 100% biodegradable and minimize the use of packaging materials and water
We use 100% recycled paper towels and toilet paper
In 2019, FMD purchased new vacuums with HEPA filters to minimize air pollutants and improve indoor air quality


Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with an energy management or benchmarking program? (0-100):
100

A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:

All buildings on campus have been benchmarked, with energy consumption being monitored on a monthly basis. Emissions and energy reduction targets are currently in the process of being developed. Energy consumption is monitored on Prism Engineering's PUMA software.


Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a water management or benchmarking program? (0-100):
100

A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:

Water consumption is being monitored and has been benchmarked. We are in the process of developing water savings targets.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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