Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.25
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
OP-3: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.03 / 3.00 Meredith Moore
Sustainability Programs Coordinator
Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space:
23,162,370 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) 738,252 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) 1,055,802 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) 21,032,816.64 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 22,826,870.64 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
98.55

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:

There are 44 certified LEED buildings. See attached document.


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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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign currently features 44 LEED® certified projects, with several more projects actively pursuing certification. The State of Illinois is a national leader in sustainable building design, requiring a minimum of LEED® Silver certification for all major renovations and new construction projects over 10,000 square feet. Since initiating the first LEED® certified campus building in 2009, F&S Capital Programs and Engineering Design Review staff have worked with project teams across campus to certify approximately 10% of building space.

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