Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.44
Liaison Mike Wilson
Submission Date Jan. 29, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of Victoria
OP-5: Indoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Graham Rhodes
OHSE Consultant
Occupational Health, Safey & Environment
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Floor area of building space covered by an indoor air quality (IAQ) management program that meets the criteria for this credit:
3,892,667.06 Square Feet

Gross floor area of building space:
3,892,667.06 Square Feet

A brief description of the institution’s indoor air quality program(s) (including information about regular auditing or monitoring, mechanisms for occupants to register complaints, and action plans):

UVic adheres to provincial regulations that require an indoor air quality investigation be conducted anytime there has been an alteration to a building's HVAC system. UVic's Department of Occupational Health, Safety and Environment responds to all complaints about indoor air quality on campus and has detailed procedures for investigating and responding to issues. Occupant complaints regarding concerns about nuisance odorus (e.g. scented fragrances, cleaning supplies, paint, fowers, etc.) are first dealt with at the office level. Problems with ventilation, air temperature, humidity and air circulation are report to and dealt with by the Facilities Management Department.


The website URL where information about the institution’s indoor air quality program(s) is available:

UVic adheres to provincial regulations that require an indoor air quality investigation be conducted anytime there has been an alteration to a building's HVAC system. UVic's Department of Occupational Health, Safety and Environment group responds to all complaints about indoor air quality on campus and has detailed procedures for investigating and responding to issues. Occupant complaints regarding concerns about nuisance odorus (e.g. scented fragrances, cleaning supplies, paint, fowers, etc.) are first dealt with at the office level. Problems with ventilation, air temperature, humidity and air circulation are report to and dealt with by the Facilities Management Department. See: http://ohs.uvic.ca/occupational_health/indoor_air.php for more information.

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