Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 43.00
Liaison Sandra Caeiro
Submission Date April 5, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Universidade Aberta
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 5.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total floor area of building space:
7680 Square Metres

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 Metres
LEED O+M Gold or the 2nd highest level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 0 Square Metres
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 Metres
LEED O+M Silver or at a step above minimum level under another 4 -or 5–tier GBC rating system 0 Square Metres
LEED O+M Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Metres

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 Metres

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):
0

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

The purchase management department request the sustituition of lye cleaning products for ecological cleaning products.


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):
50

A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:

The technical support team of Open University develop analytical tools to access and evaluate performance of energy consumption every month in each main building. (see optional fields)

the Open University has goals and principles within the Law of Performance Assessment of Public Administration (Artigo 5 f): "resources use efficiency related to good and services provided". This law is attached in PA6 - Law n. 66-B/2007

The purchase management department:
- replace all the traditional ilumintaion for LED;
- install an universal size adapter for all lamp sockets;
- replace the outside lamps for smart lightening lamps with sensible lightness timers;
- replace all printers/office for multi-task printers/floor with tonner refill policie.


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):
50

A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:

The technical support team of Open University develop analytical tools to access and evaluate performance of water consumption every month in each main building. (see optional fields)

The technical management department replace the mixed taps for taps with timers or with a flow reducer and install in the bathrooms a water security tap.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

The Open University does not have an Indoor Air Quality internal policy because it relies on the governmental policy for the Indoor Air Quality, that has daily monitoring in the urban space where the Open University has its facilities (https://www.apambiente.pt/index.php?ref=16&subref=82&sub2ref=319&sub3ref=339).

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