Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.34
Liaison Elizabeth MacKenzie
Submission Date July 24, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of Iowa
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 5.00 Sara Maples
Interim Director
The UI Office of Sustainability
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Total floor area of building space:
13,620,153 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:
0 Square feet

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

A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list or sample of certified buildings and ratings:
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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):
0

A copy of the IAQ management policy or protocol:
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The website URL where the IAQ policy/protocol may be found:
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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):
100

A copy or the green cleaning policy:
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A brief description of how green cleaning is incorporated into cleaning contracts:
A description of the Green Cleaning policy can be found in Appendix 14 of the Custodial Training Manual: http://www.facilities.uiowa.edu/bfs/HR/documents/CompleteManual.pdf

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):
100

A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:
The University of Iowa manages an Energy dashboard with current and historical data on energy consumption for 92 campus buildings, but energy use is monitored in all buildings to see aggregates and manage/benchmark aggregate use.

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):
100

A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:
The public energy dashboard also is used to monitor water consumption in the same 92 buildings.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Regarding IAQ policy, each of the three groups who perform preventative maintenance were contacted, but only one responded. Their building space is kept to ASHRAE standards.

Regarding IAQ policy, each of the three groups who perform preventative maintenance were contacted, but only one responded. Their building space is kept to ASHRAE standards.

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