Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.21
Liaison Gary Cocke
Submission Date Sept. 11, 2019
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STARS v2.1

The University of Texas at Dallas
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 5.00 Gary Cocke
Associate Director for Sustainability and Energy Conservation
Office of Sustainability
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Total floor area of building space:
7045665 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:
0 Square Feet

Percentage of building space certified under a green building rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings:
0

A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list or sample of certified buildings and ratings:
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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:
A brief description of how green cleaning is incorporated into cleaning contracts:

Standard (Base) Cleaning Specifications have been designed to standardize and optimize the cleaning programs across various University buildings and campuses. Used in conjunction with additional requirements , the specifications include industry best-practices to ensure a healthy and safe environment for people who visit, or work, in University buildings.


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):
100

A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:

Schneider Power Monitor Expert is utilized to monitor power usage throughout campus. This tool allows Facilities Management staff to run reports, analyze trends in energy use, and identify strategies for energy use reduction. Facilities management has utilized Power Monitor Expert in order prioritize buildings for energy efficiency retrofits and the data has been utilized in order to receive energy efficiency incentives from the utility provider. Energy efficiency retrofits are funded through a revolving fund, which has assisted with over 30 projects and provided over 3,000,000 kWh of energy savings. UTD is also planning to roll out power monitoring dashboards with behavior change education in key buildings in Fall 2020 in an effort to reduce energy usage.


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:

N/A


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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UT Dallas Sustainability Policy
https://policy.utdallas.edu/utdbp3013

UT Dallas Facilities Management Energy Database
http://fmenergy/ion/

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