Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 76.79
Liaison Mike Wilson
Submission Date Jan. 27, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Victoria
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 5.00 Gary Bridgens
Director of Operations
Facilities Management Department
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Total floor area of building space:
4,274,393 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:

None


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:
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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:

All cleaning work is done by internal employees. The policy is implemented through the internal cleaning and management staff.


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:

Energy use in UVic buildings is managed through the Energy Management program. This program employs an Energy Manager, who collaborates with the various units in the Facilities Management Department. That managers work has resulted in the sub-metering of UVic buildings and the retrofitting of 21 buildings between 2010 and 2015. The on going energy management and retrofit work is guided by the framework set out by the UVic Integrated Energy Master Plan and the Sustainability Action Plan Campus Operations 2014-2019.


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):
100

A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:

Water use at UVic is also managed through the Energy Management Program. The Energy Manager utilizes an water use audit produced in 2012 to guide retrofit decisions. The on going retrofits are also guided by the framework set out in the Sustainability Action Plan Campus Operations 2014-2019.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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UVic has no certification system it uses to manage its building and operations, but various sustainability operations and maintenance guidelines exist relative to the requirements for this credit, and these have been integrated into the University's structure. They are included in the university's Sustainability Action Plan, the campus Integrated Energy Master Plan and operational procedures within the Facilities Management Department.

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