Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.36
Liaison Matthew Williams
Submission Date Dec. 4, 2020
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STARS v2.1

University of Florida
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.27 / 5.00 Dustin Stephany
Sustainability Coordinator
Planning, Design and Construction
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Total floor area of building space:
16,706,402.56 Square Feet

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

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:
24,075 Square Feet

Percentage of building space certified under a green building rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings:
0.14

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

UF Central Stores was awarded an Energy Star Score of 97 making it one of the most efficient warehouse buildings in the United States
(note link below)
https://news.hr.ufl.edu/awards/facilities-services-central-stores-wins-national-sustainability-award/


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):
100

A copy of the IAQ management policy or protocol:
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The website URL where the IAQ policy/protocol may be found:
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):
80

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

UF Education and General (E&G) facilities executes its green cleaning practice through the Facilities Services Building Services Department (policy included). Other entities such as the Health Science Center, IFAS, and Veterinary Medicine also utilize such services on main campus. Housing conducts its own green cleaning policy of which is not included. Auxiliary units such as Reitz Union, Transportation and Parking, and Dinning Services do not have such a program/policy.


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):
73

A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:

The University is broken up into multiple larger budgetary entities. Each entity is responsible for their own energy management and benchmarking. The majority of the benchmarking is from the Facilities Services Energy Department who mange approximately 13M SF. Benchmarking is conducted within the SkySpark Enterprise Database. All new construction and some existing buildings are also managed in the EPA's Target Finder/Portfolio Manager


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):
0

A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:

Currently we do not have a water management program for any of the entities mentioned above.


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

The IAQ policy on the EH&S website includes the requirement to report all complaints to the IEQ Coordinator, with the following information provided:

University of Florida IEQ Coordinator
Thomas Ladun, CIH, CSP
Coordinator, Environmental Health and Safety
(352) 392-1591

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