Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.39
Liaison Marianne Martin
Submission Date Sept. 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Colorado Boulder
OP-4: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 5.00 Edward von Bleichert
Environmental Operations Manager/Campus IPM Coordinator
Facilities Managment
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Total floor area of existing building space:
13,048,477 Square feet

Floor area of existing building space operated and maintained in accordance with a sustainable management policy/program and/or a green building rating system:
Existing floor area
Certified at the highest achievable level under a multi-attribute, Green Building Council (GBC) rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., LEED O+M Platinum) 0 Square feet
Certified at the 2nd highest level under a 4- or 5-tier, multi-attribute, GBC rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., LEED O+M Gold) 0 Square feet
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier, multi-attribute, GBC rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., BREEAM-In Use Very Good) 0 Square feet
Certified at a step above minimum level under a 4 -or 5–tier, multi-attribute, GBC rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., LEED O+M Silver) 0 Square feet
Certified at minimum level under a multi-attribute, GBC rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., BREEAM In-Use Pass or LEED O+M Certified) 0 Square feet
Certified at any level under a non-GBC rating system or single-attribute rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings 0 Square feet
Operated and maintained in accordance with a multi-attribute, sustainable management policy/program, but not certified under an O+M rating system 0 Square feet
Operated and maintained in accordance with a single-attribute, sustainable management policy/program, but not certified under an O+M rating system
 13,048,477 Square feet
Total 13,048,477 Square feet

Percentage of existing building space certified under a green building rating system rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings:
0

A brief description of the sustainable operations and maintenance policy/program and/or O+M rating system(s) used:
In addition to the myriad sustainable maintenance practices and programs executed as part of routine O&M across campus, there are several campus wide protocols and policies focused on sustainable O&M practices. Two such initiatives include the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) program and the Pest Control Policy that governs all campus pesticide use. IAQ Program: UC Boulder maintains an indoor air quality (IAQ) management protocol that is consistent with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Indoor Air Quality Building Education and Assessment Model (I-BEAM) and/or ASHRAE’s Large Building Guidance on Indoor Air Quality and includes: Regular auditing or monitoring; A mechanism for occupants to register complaints, and; Action plans to implement any corrective measures required in response to audits, monitoring or complaints. This protocol is applied universally across all campus structures under the guidance and authority of the Environmental Health & Safety department. Please see the attached document for additional detail Pest Control Policy: As of 3/12/02, It is the policy of the University of Colorado at Boulder that unwanted pests will be managed by all persons (faculty, students, staff, contractors, and applicators) utilizing Integrated Pest Management (IPM) procedures. Integrated Pest Management strives to provide cost effective and superior control of pests while minimizing the impact on human health and the environment by utilizing the following:  Use of least toxic controls: Biological, Mechanical, Cultural, and Chemical;  Utilizing extensive knowledge about the pests;  Monitoring through regular and careful inspections;  Record keeping to track and evaluate pest management; Campus policy requires: • Focusing on long term prevention of pests;  Establishing threshold action levels and selecting a treatment that is:  Least hazardous to human health;  Least damaging to the environment;  Effective in controlling the pest;  Has minimal negative impacts to non-target organisms  Within available resources  All proposed pesticide applications reviewed by coordinator.  Only “Qualified Supervisors” have authority to purchase pesticides. For full Policy and Procedure please visit: https://www.colorado.edu/ehs/pdf/UCB_pest_policy.pdf UCB has an in-house IPM team that responds to all wildlife management calls as well as all structural / indoor pests across all campus space types including: research, residential, day care, food service, and greenhouses, as well as museums / collections / archives. The IPM team provides support to the campus Grounds teams both directly and indirectly. This includes direct oversight of in-house services such as integrated mosquito management, rodent, and yellow jacket control, as well as providing guidance on best management practices in IPM.

Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable operations and maintenance program is available:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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