Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.87
Liaison Elias Platte-Bermeo
Submission Date July 29, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Southern California
OP-3: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.53 / 3.00 Elias Platte-Bermeo
Sustainability Program Assistant
Office of Sustainability
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space:
5,678,402 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) 104,066 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) 5,664 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 2,181,465 Square Feet
Designed and built in accordance with a single-attribute green building code, policy, guideline, or rating system, but not certified/verified 25,944 Square Feet
Total 2,317,139 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
1.93

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:

Certified at the 2nd highest level under a 4- or 5-tier, multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction:
1) Jill and Frank Fertitta Hall (Building Code: JFF) - 2017 Certified LEED BD+C Gold - 104,066 Gross Square Feet

Certified at a step above minimum level under a 4- or 5-tier, multi-attribute GBC rating system for design and construction:
1) Fire Station No. 15 Relocation (Building Code: UVI) - 2015 Certified LEED BD+C Silver - 5,664 Gross Square Feet

Designed and built in accordance with a multi-attribute code/guidelines:
1) USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Hall
2) Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center
3) MCB - Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience
4) UVI - The USC Village - 2017
5) THH - DFM Roof and Rooftop Mechanical Equipment Replacement [2018-11] - 2020
6) HOH - Hoffman Hall Renovations
7) LVL 4 TI - Shoah Foundation
8) OHE - 200 Suite Remodel
9) BHE - 2nd Flr Office Remodel
10) OHE - Reconfigure Offices to Consolidate Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
11) 11_ SSC - 5th FLOOR ELEC. ENG. LAB RENOVATION
12) FSA - Founders Apartments Conversion
13) SIE - Sierra Apartments Conversion
14) CNG - Cardinal and Gold Apt Window Replacement, AC, Solar Infrastructure
15) HMR - Core Laboratories Renovation
16) LRC - Fitness Center & The Marching Band Renovations
17) PKS - Window Wall Replacement [2018-08]
18) VPD - 4th Floor T. I. - Dornsife/Price
19) VPD - 5th & 2nd Floor Tenant Improvements
20) MTS - Tennis Stadium Remodel and Building Addition
21) CLS - Coliseum Renovation Project
22) SSL - 2nd Floor Classroom and Library Services Space Replacement [2019-01]
23) SSL - First Floor Renovation (Baum Family Maker Space)
24) MCB - 3rd Floor North Laboratories Modifications (Post-TCO)
25) MCB - LL130 MRI Suite Build-Out and Installation [2019-07]
26) Fire Station 15 Historic Shell & TI Buildout
27) SHN - 5th Floor Build-out of Shell Space
28) DCC - International Academy at Davidson Conference Center
29) ESH - 5th Floor Build-out [2018-08]
30) SHN - Stevens Hall- RMR

Designed and built in accordance with a single-attribute code/guidelines:
1) KOH - Renovate Cafe 84 for Starbucks
2) JKP - Popovich Cafe Remodel
3) BMT/MCH - LCME Active Learning Classrooms [2020-02]

See the attached inventory for more information.


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:
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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For this credit, USC has reported some information from 2015 because, at the time of STARS data collection, this information was within the past 5 years.
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In May, 2021, USC began construction on the Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg Human-Centered Computation Hall. Opening in 2023, the 116,000-square-foot facility will be USC’s first LEED-Platinum certified building.

More information: https://viterbischool.usc.edu/news/2021/05/a-space-to-invent-the-future-trojans-celebrate-groundbreaking-of-new-computer-science-building/

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