Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.74
Liaison Karen Talentino
Submission Date May 11, 2021

STARS v2.2

Saint Michael's College
OP-4: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.22 / 5.00 Karen Talentino
Professor of Biology
Biology
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Total floor area of existing building space:
1,415,000 Square Feet

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) 0 Square Feet
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) 0 Square Feet
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) 0 Square Feet
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) 0 Square Feet
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) 0 Square Feet
Certified at any level under a non-GBC rating system or single-attribute rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings 0 Square Feet
Operated and maintained in accordance with a multi-attribute, sustainable management policy/program, but not certified under an O+M rating system 153,500 Square Feet
Operated and maintained in accordance with a single-attribute, sustainable management policy/program, but not certified under an O+M rating system
 0 Square Feet
Total 153,500 Square Feet

Percentage of existing building space certified under a green building rating system rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings:
0

A brief description of the sustainable operations and maintenance policy/program and/or O+M rating system(s) used:

Our newest buildings (2 residence halls and our student center) were designed and are operated under a very sustainable program regarding design, air quality, energy efficiency, water conservation, cleaning and maintenance procedures. See details below.


Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable operations and maintenance program is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

Through collaboration with Efficiency Vermont and commitment to meeting the expectations of Vermont Law 250, the College has done everything feasible (given fiscal constraints) to create campus buildings and infrastructure that are environmentally sustainable. Specifically, Law 250 requires every new construction and major renovation project to consider:
1. impact on air and water pollution
2. water supply and impact on water supply
3. erosion and capacity of soil to hold water
4. impact on transportation
5. impact on municipal and educational services
6. aesthetics, natural areas and wildlife habitat
7. energy, soils impacts; extraction of earth resources; utilities

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