Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.37
Liaison Angie Kim
Submission Date Oct. 31, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Purchase College - State University of New York
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 5.00 Angie Kim
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Total floor area of building space:
2,511,298 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 0 Square Feet
LEED O+M Gold or the 2nd highest level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 0 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:
0

A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list or sample of certified buildings and ratings:
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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):
100

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

The college established a green cleaning program as part of Governor Pataki's Executive Order 134, requiring the use of Green Seal approved products. The reporting on green cleaning products has continued through current Governor Patterson's Executive Order 4. Since then, the college has continued to use Green Seal approved products found on state contracts via NY Office of General Services, GreenNY program.

https://www.ogs.state.ny.us/purchase/spg/pdfdocs/EO4.pdf
https://www.ogs.state.ny.us/purchase/spg/pdfdocs/EO134.pdf
https://ogs.ny.gov/greenny


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):
100

A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:

Our onsite Energy Manager handles the energy usage for the entire college in accordance with SUNY Facilities and New York State policies, guidelines and goals. The college has sub-metered its buildings, and continues to add new meters, for electricity use and utilizes EnergyCap and to track our utility bills, and New York Energy Manager (a program of NYPA, New York Power Authority) to track the Governor's Executive Order on energy reduction (EO88). This order requires state agencies to report on their energy consumption with the goal of reducing our source use intensity by 20% by 2020. These analytics tools help to guide conservation efforts to prioritizes energy projects for most impact.


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):
100

A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:

Our onsite Energy Manager tracks, measures and benchmarks the water usage for the entire college via Siemens software in accordance with SUNY Facilities and New York State policies, guidelines and goals. The data is collected and reported to the college in order to lead water conservation efforts via campaigns and programs. The tracked information is also passed along to Capitals Facilities Planning to prioritize areas that need retrofits for water efficient technologies such as low flow toilets, cooling tower upgrades, and adding sensors to irrigation systems.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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