Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.98
Liaison Tom Goldsmith
Submission Date March 14, 2016
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St. John's University, New York
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.16 / 4.00 Thomas Goldsmith
Director of Environment and Energy Conservation
Facilities Services
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Does the institution have any building space certified under the following green building rating systems for existing buildings?:
Yes or No
LEED for Existing Buildings or another 4-tier rating system used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) Yes
The DGNB system, Green Star Performance, or another 3-tier GBC rating system No
BREEAM-In Use, CASBEE for Existing Building, or another 5-tier GBC rating system No
Other non-GBC rating systems (e.g. BOMA BESt, Green Globes) No

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

The D’Angelo Center and the classrooms in St. John's Hall incorporate district cooling, advanced lighting systems and controls, demand control ventilation, displacement HVAC and other sustainable features and practices. The D'Angelo Center in LEED Certified.


Total floor area of eligible building space (operations and maintenance):
3,027,007 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 4-tier rating system for existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level (e.g. LEED Certified) 112,815 Square Feet
3rd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Silver) 0 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Gold) 0 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level (e.g. LEED Platinum) 0 Square Feet

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Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 5-tier rating system for existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council::
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Floor area of building space that is certified at any level under other green building rating systems for existing buildings:
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Floor area of building space that is maintained in accordance with formally adopted sustainable building operations and maintenance guidelines or policies, but NOT certified:
2,200,000 Square Feet

A copy of the sustainable building operations and maintenance guidelines or policies:
The date the guidelines or policies were formally adopted:
Jan. 1, 2008

A brief description of the sustainable building operations and maintenance program and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:

Donovan Hall, DaSilva Hall, Hollis Hall, Century Hall, Cardinal John O'Connor Hall, Carey Hall, Montgoris Dining Hall, St. Augustine Hall, St. John Hall, Town Houses, Henley Road Residence, St. Albert Hall, Marillac Hall, Alunmi Hall, Newman Hall, Belson Hall, Finley Hall, Taffner Field House, D'Angelo Center, Sullivan Hall.

Link: http://www.greenreportcard.org/report-card-2011/schools/st-john_s-university.html


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

In house facilities management team works closely with the Director of Sustainability to monitor and maintain high sustainability standards for on campus bulidings. Research to update older buildings with new sustainable technology is being considered. (Example: Investigation of 175 KW solar project for roof of Taffner Field House)


The website URL where information about the institution’s certified buildings and/or sustainable operations and maintenance guidelines or policies is available:

Many of St. John's University environmental stewardship reports can be found in Memorandum of Understanding with EPA Environmental Assessments by viewing the link: http://www.epa.gov/region02/greenteam/pdf/stjohns_epa_environmentalassessment_report_jan2014.pdf

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