Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.24
Liaison Rob Andrejewski
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Richmond
OP-3: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.78 / 3.00 Rob Andrejewski
Director of Sustainability
Office for Sustainability
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space:
372,969 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) 185,953 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) 98,938 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 284,891 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
76.38

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:

The University of Richmond is recognized for our commitment to improving the sustainability performance of our buildings. All new buildings constructed on campus are required to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver status or better, or an equivalent green building standard. Green building requirements influence the design, building, and maintenance of buildings to provide a safe and healthy workspace while minimizing impact on land, air, and water.

There are now 17 certified green buildings on campus.

Green Certified Buildings
LEED Gold Square Feet Year
Carol Weinstein International Center 57,471 2015
North Court 95196 2019
Queally Center 53464 2018
Richmond Hall 27255 2018
Thomas Hall 29558 2016
Weinstein Center for Recreation 72658 2010
Westhampton Center 10038 2017

LEED Silver
Gateway Village Apartments 83660 2016
Jeter Hall 24273 2016
Lakeview Hall 42790 2013
Queallly Hall 37912 2016
Robins Stadium 55359 2011
Westhampton Hall 49242 2016

LEED Certified
Heilman Dining Center 62610 2009
Weinstein Hall 51389 2004

EarthCraft Light Commercial
Ryland Hall 43657 2021
Well-Being Center 55281 2020

Associate Vice President for Facilities, Andrew McBride, and Director of Design and Construction, Chuck Rogers, have attained the status of LEED Accredited Professional.


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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