Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.43
Liaison Connie Norton
Submission Date May 3, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Simon Fraser University
OP-1: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.96 / 7.00 Ron Sue
Energy Manager
Facilities Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total building space that meets "Eligible Buildings Criteria":
3,638,651.22 Gross Square Feet

Building space that is maintained in accordance with sustainable building operations and maintenance guidelines or policies but is NOT certified under LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M:
2,718,907.37 Gross Square Feet

Building space that is LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Certified :
0 Gross Square Feet

Building space that is LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Silver certified :
0 Gross Square Feet

Building space that is LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Gold certified :
0 Gross Square Feet

Building space that is LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Platinum certified :
0 Gross Square Feet

The website URL where a copy of the institution's guidelines or policies for sustainable building operations and maintenance is available :
An electronic copy of the guidelines or policies:
The date(s) the policies or guidelines were adopted:
July 14, 2010 Energy Commitment, Jan.24, 2008 Sustainability Policy March 11, 2008 TUPC Climate Change Statement of Action

A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with sustainable building operation and maintenance guidelines and policies:

SFU Facilities Services (FS) ongoing operations and maintenance history and details at www.sfu.ca/fs. Since the early 1990s, SFU has implemented a strong Energy Management program that continually carries out improvements to save energy.

Ongoing compliance with cyclical maintenance and optimization of equipment performance is tracked through a CMMS work order and preventative maintenance system (TMA), in place since 2004.

An Energy Committee in Facilities Services was started in 2008 (with membership from adminsitrative managers and all trades) regularly meets to audit, and review energy performance and energy conservation opportunities.

To address recommissioning needs of 40 plus year old buildings, starting in 2009, SFU partnered with BC Hydro (hydro electricity utility provider)to audit and implement a Continuous Optimization program. This program is independently verified by BC Hydro as the sponsoring partner.

To benchmark performance against industry O&M standards, FS voluntarily submitted for BOMA certification of 26 buildings on Burnaby campus, representing all the major academic existing buildings. Since the certification is valid for 3 years, SFU Facilities Services has recently completed a resubmission for recertification of all of the 26 buildings under the bOMA BESt program certification.

This combination of strong internal processes, team approach and third party benchmarking contributed to SFU being recognised as a PowerSmart Leader in 2010 for its long term commitment to energy conservation and energy management http://wwe12.bchydro.com/businessevents/awards/awards/power-smart-leaders


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