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-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 3.00 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 new construction and major renovations?:
Yes or No
LEED or another 4-tier rating system used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) No
The DGNB system, Green Star, or another 3-tier GBC rating system No
BREEAM, CASBEE, or another 5-tier GBC rating system No
The Living Building Challenge No
Other non-GBC rating systems (e.g. BOMA BESt, Green Globes) Yes

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

St. John's University has been a participant and established as a leader in the NYC Carbon Challenge since 2007.
Built in 2010 and awarded for high efficiency by NYSERDA, the D'Angelo Center is a energy efficient 120,000 S.F.


Total floor area of eligible building space (design and construction):
3,000,000 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 4-tier rating system for new construction and major renovations used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level (e.g. LEED Certified) 0 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

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 3-tier rating system for new construction and major renovations used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level 0 Square Feet
Mid-Level 0 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level 0 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 5-tier rating system for new construction and major renovations used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level 0 Square Feet
4th Highest Level 0 Square Feet
Mid-Level 0 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level 0 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level 0 Square Feet

Floor area of building space certified Living under the Living Building Challenge:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at any level under other green building rating systems for new construction and major renovations:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that was designed and constructed in accordance with green building policies or guidelines but NOT certified:
0 Square Feet

A copy of the guidelines or policies :
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The date the guidelines or policies were adopted:
June 15, 2007

A brief description of the green building guidelines or policies and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:

D'Angelo Center was issued an award by NYSERDA for energy efficiency in 2011. All other buildings on campus are operated with a focus on energy efficiency.


A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with green building design and construction guidelines and policies:

Continuous monitoring of HVAC systems with demand ventilation, daylight harvesting, occupancy sensors, and high efficiency central chilled water generating plant, investment in repair and replacement, and modernization, i.e. LED lighting upgrades, re-commissioning of mechanical systems, energy dashboards on most buildings, web-based utility tracking system, monthly meetings with operations staff with focus on energy efficiency, SJU participation in NYC Carbon Challenge.


The website URL where information about the institution’s certified buildings and/or green building design and construction guidelines or policies is available:

Page 37 of the NYC Carbon Challenge Handbook for Universities and Hospitals (see link above) highlights the St. John's leadership in the NYC Carbon Challenge.

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