Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Gary Cocke
Submission Date June 13, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

The University of Texas at Dallas
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Thea Junt
Energy Conservation and Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have any building space certified under the following green building rating systems for new construction and major renovations?:
Yes or No
LEED or another 4-tier rating system used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) Yes
The DGNB system, Green Star, or another 3-tier GBC rating system No
BREEAM, CASBEE, or another 5-tier GBC rating system No
The Living Building Challenge No
Other non-GBC rating systems (e.g. BOMA BESt, Green Globes) No

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

Student Service Building (SSB) – LEED Platinum
Arts & Technology Facility (ATC) – LEED Silver
School of Management Addition (SOM 2) – LEED Silver
Residence Hall West (RH4) – LEED Silver
Dining Hall West (DHW) – LEED Silver
Recreation Facility West (RCW) – LEED Silver
Bioengineering and Sciences Building (BSB) – Pending LEED Gold Certification


Total floor area of eligible building space (design and construction):
5885695 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 4-tier rating system for new construction and major renovations used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level (e.g. LEED Certified) 0 Square Feet
3rd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Silver) 781267 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Gold) ---
Highest Achievable Level (e.g. LEED Platinum) 75769 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 3-tier rating system for new construction and major renovations used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level ---
Mid-Level ---
Highest Achievable Level ---

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a 5-tier rating system for new construction and major renovations used by an Established Green Building Council::
Certified Floor Area
Minimum Level ---
4th Highest Level ---
Mid-Level ---
2nd Highest Level ---
Highest Achievable Level ---

Floor area of building space certified Living under the Living Building Challenge:
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Floor area of building space that is certified at any level under other green building rating systems for new construction and major renovations:
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Floor area of building space that was designed and constructed in accordance with green building policies or guidelines but NOT certified:
0 Square Feet

A copy of the guidelines or policies :
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The date the guidelines or policies were adopted:
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A brief description of the green building guidelines or policies and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:
A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with green building design and construction guidelines and policies:

The ECP at Facilities Management shall work with other University departments and outside regulatory agencies to develop and implement procedures to ensure full compliance of the design and execution of the work with applicable codes, standards permitting requirements and other University concerns.


The website URL where information about the institution’s certified buildings and/or green building design and construction guidelines or policies is available:

UT Dallas is committed to building energy efficient buildings in a cost effective manner. If the project makes sense to include LEED Certification at any level, it will be considered. The University’s first parking garage opened in the fall of 2013 with solar panels on the roof to power the lights inside the structure.

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