Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.71
Liaison Gioia Thompson
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of Vermont
OP-3: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.70 / 3.00 Paula Carlaccini
Director
Facilities Design and Construction
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space:
328,734 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) 3,942 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) 195,592 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 125,600 Square feet
Designed and built in accordance with a single-attribute green building code, policy, guideline, or rating system, but not certified/verified 0 Square feet
Total 325,134 Square feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
60.70

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:
On Campus Multipurpose Center Project – 53,000 square feet of renovations and 10,100 square foot addition to an existing complex. The renovations and construction for this project met the minimum requirements to meet LEED Silver in accordance with the University of Vermont “Environmental Design in New and Renovated Buildings” policy Recital Hall – 3,600 square feet of renovations and a 3,942 square foot addition to the existing complex. The Revital Hall Addition achieved LEED Gold Certification in 2022. STEM Complex – 195,592 square feet of new construction on UVM’s central campus completed in 2017. This complex achieved LEED Silver Certification in 2022. Firestone Medical Research Building – 62,500 square feet of new construction on UVM’s medical campus completed in 2022. The construction for this project met the minimum requirements to meet LEED Silver in accordance with the University of Vermont “Environmental Design in New and Renovated Buildings” policy

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:
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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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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Environmental Design in New and Renovated Buildings policy was adopted in 2005. UVM Green Building Program which includes UVM Building Policy: http://www.uvm.edu/~gbc/

Environmental Design in New and Renovated Buildings policy was adopted in 2005.

UVM Green Building Program which includes UVM Building Policy:
http://www.uvm.edu/~gbc/

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