Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.33
Liaison Gener Abdon
Submission Date July 31, 2020
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STARS v2.1

San Diego State University
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.47 / 5.00 Ally Duncan
Past Energy and Sustainability Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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Total floor area of building space:
5,951,063 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 256,268 Square Feet
LEED O+M Gold or the 2nd highest level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 244,676 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:
8.42

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

Green Buildings

San Diego State University has several buildings with or pursuing LEED Certification.

LEED is the standard for green building certification - both new and existing. LEED takes a comprehensive look at a building’s sustainability attributes, including energy and water use, location and site, materials, and the impact on the building’s occupants. Learn more here: http://www.usgbc.org/

https://sustainable.sdsu.edu/initiatives/green-buildings


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):
75

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

Most of our purchasing from our contract with WAXIE is sustainable spend (see attached report).


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):
82

A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:

SDSU has an energy information system, SkySpark, that tracks and analyzes energy usage in campus buildings. SDSU has also taken the energy data by building and developed an interactive dashboard displaying electricity usage, natural gas usage, chilled water and hot water usage, and water usage per building.


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):
82

A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:

SDSU has an energy information system, SkySpark, that tracks and analyzes building level (and landscape irrigation) water usage for campus. SDSU has also taken the energy data by building and developed an interactive dashboard displaying electricity usage, natural gas usage, chilled water and hot water usage, and water usage per building.


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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