Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.07
Liaison Mark Maxwell
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of California, Merced
IN-2: Innovation 2

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Varick Erickson
Campus Energy Manager
Facilities Management
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Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Report a Water Leak Program

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

Facilities Management at UC Merced developed software that allows smartphone users to report water leaks to the Facilities Management Work Order System through quick response (QR) stickers. Smartphone users can scan a QR code that has been placed in the Social Sciences and Management (SSM) building bathrooms. A work request is automatically generated and alters Facilities Management of water leaks.

The Report a Water Leak Program is innovative because:
1.) It utilizes technological convenience to conserve water
2.) It encourages the campus community to participate in reporting
3.) It reduces workload by removing duplicated requests
4.) It allows users to track progress on requests


A brief description of any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation (if not reported above):
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A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
Which of the following STARS subcategories does the innovation most closely relate to? (Select all that apply up to a maximum of five):
Yes or No
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Water Yes
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Other topic(s) that the innovation relates to that are not listed above:
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available:

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