Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 78.50
Liaison Kira Stoll
Submission Date Aug. 16, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of California, Berkeley
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.53 / 3.00 Kira Stoll
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space (include projects completed within the previous five years) :
333,144 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified Living under the Living Building Challenge:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified at each level under a rating system for design and construction used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) :
Certified Floor Area
LEED BD+C Platinum or at the highest achievable level under another rating system 24,188 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Gold or at the 2nd highest level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 306,606 Square Feet
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g. BREEAM, CASBEE, DGNB, Green Star) 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Silver or at a step above minimum level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 2,350 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a non-GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g. Green Globes NC, Certified Passive House):
0 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
100

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

LEED certifications completed within last five years (2012-2017)
Eshleman Hall
MLK Jr Student Union
Jacobs Hall
Campbell Hall Replacement
Anna Head West Student Housing/Martinez Commons
Energy Biosciences Institute Building
Blum Hall/Naval Architecture
Pat Brown's Grill Renovation


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

A copy of the green building guidelines or policies :
The green building guidelines or policies:
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Do the green building guidelines or policies cover the following?:
Yes or No
Impacts on the surrounding site (e.g. guidelines to reuse previously developed land, protect environmentally sensitive areas, and otherwise minimize site impacts) Yes
Energy consumption (e.g. policies requiring a minimum level of energy efficiency for buildings and their systems) Yes
Building-level energy metering Yes
Use of environmentally preferable materials (e.g. guidelines to minimize the life cycle impacts associated with building materials) Yes
Indoor environmental quality (i.e. guidelines to protect the health and comfort of building occupants) Yes
Water consumption (e.g. requiring minimum standards of efficiency for indoor and outdoor water use) Yes
Building-level water metering Yes

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

The campus also has campus design standards that provide detail on the UC policy and campus specific practices: https://facilities.berkeley.edu/campus-design-standards


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

For all major projects, the green building design and construction requirements are posted in the department’s construction and contract requirements website and incorporated into design and construction and contract documents. Regular sustainability meetings/charettes with the entire project team and campus staff are held during project design phases.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Information in this field was provided by the UC Berkeley Office of Sustainability and Design and Facilities Services department.

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