|Submission Date||March 31, 2016|
South Dakota State University
OP-5: Indoor Air Quality
Energy Conservation Engineer
Facilities and Services
Floor area of building space covered by an indoor air quality (IAQ) management program that meets the criteria for this credit:
Gross floor area of building space:
A brief description of the institution’s indoor air quality program(s) (including information about regular auditing or monitoring, mechanisms for occupants to register complaints, and action plans):
At South Dakota State University, the Office of Environmental Health & Safety in conjunction with Facilities & Services monitors and investigates indoor air quality in order to prevent and mitigate indoor air quality issues.
Occupants are able to contact Environmental Health & Safety and Facilities & Services directly, or are able to report issues or concerns online at the following website.
The website URL where information about the institution’s indoor air quality program(s) is available:
South Dakota State University utilizes a Building Automation System (BAS) to assist in the monitoring of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ). Within the BAS, thresholds are set for IAQ levels. Automatic alarms are generated when a level rises above the threshold which will either automatically increase outside air or it will notify building operators and allow them to make the necessary adjustments.