Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.13
Liaison Trey McDonald
Submission Date March 24, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of San Diego
OP-3: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
1.34 / 3.00 Trey McDonald
Director of Sustainability and Energy Manager
Sustainability
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space:
64,227 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) 7,775 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 56,452 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 64,227 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
12.11

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:

Mission & Ministry Center: Built to LEED Silver standards, but not Certified.
Belanich Engineering Annex Phase II: LEED Silver Certified.

The University of San Diego strives to be efficient in the construction of buildings, homes and communities. All new construction and renovations are designed to meet or exceed LEED Silver qualifications. Pursuit of certification is determined on a case by case basis. To the best of its ability, the university designs, constructs, maintains and operates buildings for improved environmental and human health performance to enhance student and employee experiences on campus.


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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Information received from the USD Planning, Design and Construction department.

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