Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.35
Liaison Peter Stiling
Submission Date Feb. 19, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of South Florida
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.88 / 3.00 Suchi Urs Daniels, RA, LEED AP BD + C,
Quality Assurance Program Manager/Project Manager
Facilities Planning
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space (include projects completed within the previous five years) :
594635 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified Living under the Living Building Challenge:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified at each level under a rating system for design and construction used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) :
Certified Floor Area
LEED BD+C Platinum or at the highest achievable level under another rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Gold or at the 2nd highest level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g. BREEAM, CASBEE, DGNB, Green Star) 291300 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Silver or at a step above minimum level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 223481 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system 76854 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a non-GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g. Green Globes NC, Certified Passive House):
0 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
99.50

A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list of certified buildings and ratings:

USF Student Health Center LEED Gold
LEED-NC v2009 52,800
Marshall Student Center LEED Silver
LEED-EB:OM v2009 235,000
USF Sun Dome LEED Silver
LEED-NC v2009 223,481
USF Health Morsani Center for Advanced Health Care 5th & 6th Floor LEED CI Certified 71,814
Chowdari Golf Practice Facility LEED Certified 5,040
Interdisciplinary Science Building I LEED NC Gold 238,500


Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space that is NOT certified, but that was designed and constructed in accordance with published green building guidelines and policies:
0 Square Feet

A copy of the green building guidelines or policies :
The green building guidelines or policies:

Excerpt from:
Policy Number: 10-051
Title: Campus and Community Sustainability Responsible Office: Academic Affairs

IV. PRIORITIES FOR STEPS TOWARD INSTITUTIONAL SUSTAINABILITY

The CAP emphasizes certain strategies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions over time. These strategies are aligned with specific scopes of greenhouse gas emissions to better leverage and focus institutional strengths and to set periodic (five-year) priorities for resource allocations. The strategies collectively focus on improvements to the designed and built environments (including water management), transportation, energy, and consumption (waste and recycling) through policy promulgation, education and awareness campaigns, and updates to the Tampa Campus Master Plan, among other action steps.
A. The designed environment includes, but is not limited to: campus design, open space network, greenway expansion, integrated landscape, forestation, xeriscape development, waterscape improvement, irrigation, and conservation.

B. The built environment includes, but is not limited to: materials reuse and building renovation, retrofitting, green building, smart masonry, materials conservation, materials recycling, recycled content materials, renewable building materials, biodegradable materials, building orientation, green roofs, rainwater harvesting, low-flow water fixtures, dual-plumbing, greywater reuse, and water metering.

C. Transportation includes, but is not limited to: pedestrian and bicycle commuting, bus system, commuter options, motor vehicle idling, mass transit, parking, campus fleet, and air travel.

D. Energy includes, but is not limited to: monitoring, commissioning, conservation, recovery, and renewable energy.

E. Consumption includes, but is not limited to: procurement, dining services, waste reduction (including paper), general recycling, electronic equipment reuse and recycling, and recycling construction debris.


Do the green building guidelines or policies cover the following?:
Yes or No
Impacts on the surrounding site (e.g. guidelines to reuse previously developed land, protect environmentally sensitive areas, and otherwise minimize site impacts) Yes
Energy consumption (e.g. policies requiring a minimum level of energy efficiency for buildings and their systems) Yes
Building-level energy metering Yes
Use of environmentally preferable materials (e.g. guidelines to minimize the life cycle impacts associated with building materials) Yes
Indoor environmental quality (i.e. guidelines to protect the health and comfort of building occupants) Yes
Water consumption (e.g. requiring minimum standards of efficiency for indoor and outdoor water use) No
Building-level water metering Yes

A brief description of the green building guidelines or policies and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:

USF Student Health Center LEED Gold
LEED-NC v2009 52,800
Marshall Student Center LEED Silver
LEED-EB:OM v2009 235,000
USF Sun Dome LEED Silver
LEED-NC v2009 223,481
USF Health Morsani Center for Advanced Health Care 5th & 6th Floor LEED CI Certified 71,814
Chowdari Golf Practice Facility LEED Certified 5,040
Interdisciplinary Science Building I LEED NC Gold 238,500


A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with green building design and construction guidelines and policies:

Through the use of the Florida Energy Code, USF has implemented standards in building insulation values for walls, roofs, windows, motor and equipment efficiencies, mechanical systems insulation and controls for both HVAC and lighting. Life cycle cost analysis and FLACOM (Florida Commercial Building Energy Computational Program) are required as part of the Building Construction Document process.

Commissioning is now a requirement for all new and major renovated projects.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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