|Submission Date||April 21, 2016|
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality
Asset and Sustainability Planner
Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability
Does the institution have policies and/or guidelines in place to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources?:
A brief description of the policies and/or guidelines to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources:
The sustainability office promotes walking and biking to school through signage, and providing bicycle racks and indoor lockers. UOIT provides bus passes to all full time students to decrease single passenger driving. UOIT also promotes carpooling by designating carpooling spots, and advertising Blancride.
UOIT has No-Idling signs up outside buildings on campus.
Has the institution completed an inventory of significant air emissions from stationary sources on campus?:
A brief description of the methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:
Calculation based on site-specific data as needed, pulled from GHG submissions.
Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
|Weight of Emissions|
|Nitrogen oxides (NOx)||0 Tonnes|
|Sulfur oxides (SOx)||0 Tonnes|
|Carbon monoxide (CO)||0 Tonnes|
|Particulate matter (PM)||0 Tonnes|
|Ozone (O3)||0 Tonnes|
|Lead (Pb)||0 Tonnes|
|Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs)||0 Tonnes|
|Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs)||0 Tonnes|
|Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations||0 Tonnes|
A brief description of the institution’s initiatives to minimize air pollutant emissions from stationary sources, including efforts made during the previous three years:
Calculation based on site-specific data as needed. Best practices are followed as employee requests are submitted and approved, this can include maintenance and other measures.
The website URL where information about the institution’s outdoor air quality policies, guidelines or inventory is available:
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