Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.08
Liaison Leah Ceperley
Submission Date March 1, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Dayton
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Katherine Cleaver
Director of Safety and Environmental Compliance, Environmental Health & Safety/Risk Management
Facilities Management & Campus Operations
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Does the institution have policies and/or guidelines in place to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the policies and/or guidelines to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources:

We have a permit to operate our regulated boilers with Ohio EPA/RAPCA which sets usage and limitation parameters to control emissions. We have administrative controls in place to limit idling at loading docks and other areas where mobile emissions are likely to occur.


Has the institution completed an inventory of significant air emissions from stationary campus sources or else verified that no such emissions are produced?:
Yes

Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
Weight of Emissions
Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 7.79 Tons
Sulfur oxides (SOx) 0.05 Tons
Carbon monoxide (CO) 6.54 Tons
Particulate matter (PM) 0.59 Tons
Ozone (O3) ---
Lead (Pb) 0.00 Tons
Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) ---
Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs) ---
Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations ---

A brief description of the methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:

We have six 17 mmBTU/hr natural gas boilers in the steam plant in the basement of Humanities that provides steam heat to campus. These are the only sources we are required to report on.


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