Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 26.67
Liaison Navin Tagore-Erwin
Submission Date March 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

Hawaii Community College-Hilo
OP-3: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.78 / 3.00 Matthew K Lynch
Director, Sustainability Initaitives
Office of Sustainability
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space:
41,545 Square Feet

Floor area of eligible building space designed and built in accordance with published green building codes, policies, and/or rating systems:
Floor area
Certified at the highest achievable level under a multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Platinum or Certified Living Building) 23,027 Square Feet
Certified at the 2nd highest level under a 4- or 5-tier, multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Gold) 18,518 Square Feet
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier, multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., BREEAM Very Good) 0 Square Feet
Certified at a step above minimum level under ar 4- or 5-tier, multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Silver) 0 Square Feet
Certified at minimum level under a multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g., LEED BD+C Certified) 0 Square Feet
Certified/verified at any level under a multi-attribute, non-GBC rating system for design and construction, a green building code, or a single-attribute rating system for design and construction 0 Square Feet
Designed and built in accordance with a multi-attribute green building code, policy, guideline, or rating system, but not certified/verified 0 Square Feet
Designed and built in accordance with a single-attribute green building code, policy, guideline, or rating system, but not certified/verified 0 Square Feet
Total 41,545 Square Feet

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

A list of new construction and major renovation projects that indicates the green building code, policy/guideline, or rating system that applies to each building:

Hale Aloha, on the main campus, is LEED certified at the Gold level and consists of 18,518 square feet.
The main building on the Pālamanui campus is LEED certified at the Platinum level and consists of 23,020 square feet.

UH requires that all new construction and major renovations after 2015 will achieve a minimum of LEED “Silver” designation and will strive for LEED “Gold.” https://www.hawaii.edu/policy/?action=viewPolicy&policySection=ep&policyChapter=4&policyNumber=202

A list new construction and major renovation projects that indicates the green building code, policy/guideline, or rating system that applies to each building can be found at: https://www.hawaii.edu/sustainability/leed/


An inventory of new construction and major renovation projects that indicates the green building code, policy/guideline, or rating system that applies to each building:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s green building design and construction program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Hawaiʻi-CC renovated the Campus Security Building and Math and Natural Science Building, both on the main campus. These buildings meet LEED standards, but further information is not available at this time.

Data sources:
https://www.usgbc.org/projects/university-hawaii-hawcc-palamanui
https://www.hawaii.edu/sustainability/leed/
https://www.hawaii.edu/policy/?action=viewPolicy&policySection=ep&policyChapter=4&policyNumber=202
https://www.usgbc.org/projects/university-hawaii-hawcc-hale-aloha

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