Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.92
Liaison Sally DeLeon
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Maryland, College Park
OP-3: Indoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Sally DeLeon
Acting Manager
Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk
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Occupied building space covered by an indoor air quality plan, policy, and/or practices that include regular auditing or monitoring and a mechanism for occupants to register complaints :
13,701,730 Square Feet

Total occupied building space :
13,701,730 Square Feet

A brief description of the institution's indoor air quality plan, policy, and/or practices:

The University of Maryland's (UMD's) Occupational Safety & Health Unit (OSH) of the Department of Environmental Safety is responsible for routine indoor air
quality monitoring and responding to any complaints or incidents across
campus. The OSH unit is staffed with certified industrial
hygienists and certified safety professionals. The unit maintains the
indoor air quality sampling equipment. Additionally, on-call
industrial hygiene contractors respond to any incidents that may arise.
Furthermore, UMD’s HVAC team in Facilities Management
also performs continuous maintenance and routine inspections of all
heating and ventilation equipment. The HVAC team responds to any
complaints and also has on-call contractors. All of UMD’s building
space is covered by these indoor air quality practices.

The website URL where information about the institution's indoor air quality initiatives is available:

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