Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.20
Liaison Juanita Van Norman
Submission Date Aug. 5, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Manitoba
OP-3: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.37 / 3.00 Jaret Klymchuk
Director
Architectural and Engineering Services
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space:
610,526.81 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) 0 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) 0 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) 51,117.81 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 87,950 Square Feet
Designed and built in accordance with a single-attribute green building code, policy, guideline, or rating system, but not certified/verified 19,310 Square Feet
Total 158,377.81 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
8.37

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:

Certified in 2021, UM Tache Hall addition is an addition to the existing Tache Hall building on-campus. This addition project includes auditorium space and a two-story, portion featuring large rehearsal studios and classrooms.

Churchill Marine Observatory is a University of Manitoba research facility in Churchill, Manitoba measuring the effects of climate change on sea ice. The project was designed, built and registered for LEED silver standards, but has not yet been certified.

The Innovation Hub is a 4-story office building and business incubator. The main floor includes a restaurant, atrium, and mechanical space. Building heating and cooling will be via condensing boilers and VRF system. The building has a raised floor to allow ventilation to be distributed from below. All lighting is LED and washroom fixtures ware low-flow. This project was designed, built and registered for LEED standards but has not yet been certified.

The Basic Medical Sciences Human Anatomy department underwent a renovation that entailed a commercial LED lighting upgrade as part of the Efficiency Manitoba program.

The pathology lab renovation and upgrade included a building envelopment retrofit as part of the Efficiency Manitoba program.

The UM Sustainable Design Guidelines were created in 2022 and are intended to be applied to all renovations, new construction and landscape projects at the university moving forward. The guidelines meet and exceed the provincial requirement of a minimum of LEED silver.


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:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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