Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.98
Liaison Jay Price
Submission Date March 6, 2020
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STARS v2.1

University of Tennessee at Knoxville
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 5.00 Jay Price
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services
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Total floor area of building space:
17,225,830 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a green building rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council:
Certified Floor Area
LEED O+M Platinum or the highest achievable level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED O+M Gold or 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 (e.g. BREEAM-In Use, CASBEE for Existing Buildings, DGNB, Green Star Performance) 0 Square Feet
LEED O+M Silver or at a step above minimum level under another 4 -or 5–tier GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED O+M Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified under a non-GBC rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings, e.g. BOMA BESt, Green Globes CIEB:
100 Square Feet

Percentage of building space certified under a green building rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings:
0.00

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

Leed Silver: JICS -UT/ORNL Joint Institute of Computational Sciences
UTK Student Health Center
UTK Natalie Haslam Music Center
UTK Ayres Hall-
UTK Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy Leed Certified-- JINS -UT/ORNL Joint Institute of Neutron Sciences ; UTK Min Kao Electrical & Computer Engineering Building   
Uncertified building space maintained in accordance to The State of Tennessee Sustainable Design Guidelines (SDG) University of Tennessee Student Union
Fred D. Brown Residence Hall
West Campus Orange Residence Hall
West Campus White Residence Hall
Volunteer Boulevard Parking Garage*
UTK Facilities Services Complex
Strong Residence Hall
Stokely Family Residence Hall
*The Volunteer Boulevard Parking Garage is excluded from the following percentages as garages do not count as buildings The State of Tennessee Sustainable Design Guidelines (SDG) have been approved by the State Building Commission to be utilized by Real Property Administration (RPA), Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee as part of their designer manuals as a minimum standard and guideline for designers to insure that the principles of good sustainable design and construction practices are being implemented on State of Tennessee projects. These standards cover construction, renovation, maintenance, and ongoing operations.


Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a published indoor air quality (IAQ) management policy or protocol? (0-100):
100

A copy of the IAQ management policy or protocol:
The website URL where the IAQ policy/protocol may be found:
Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a published green cleaning policy, program or contract ? (0-100):
100

A copy or the green cleaning policy:
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A brief description of how green cleaning is incorporated into cleaning contracts:

The University of Tennessee's custodial services is not outsourced to a contractor. The University is dedicated to a clean, safe, and accessible study and work environment. In order to achieve these things, UT launched Green Cleaning Program in 2006 covering campus-wide buildings. 93% of the cleaning products are classified as green products, with the exception being certain hospital-grade disinfectants.


Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with an energy management or benchmarking program? (0-100):
0

A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:
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Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a water management or benchmarking program? (0-100):
0

A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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