Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.86
Liaison Joseph Wasylycia-Leis
Submission Date March 3, 2015
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University of Winnipeg
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.36 / 3.00 Alana Lajoie-O'Malley
Director
Campus Sustainability
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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:

All new construction since 2009 has been built to a minimium LEED Silver standard. There have been five new buildings built. Two have received LEED Silver certification. LEED submissions have been completed for the other three; however, the certification process for these buildings is not yet complete.


Total floor area of eligible building space (design and construction):
24,945.66 Square Metres

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) ---
3rd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Silver) 7,899.08 Square Metres
2nd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Gold) ---
Highest Achievable Level (e.g. LEED Platinum) ---

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:
17,046.59 Square Metres

A copy of the guidelines or policies :
The date the guidelines or policies were adopted:
Jan. 1, 2007

A brief description of the green building guidelines or policies and/or a list or sample of buildings covered:

The University of Winnipeg is required to specify in RFPS and tenders for contract the highest green building standard consistent with the university's fiscal resources in the construction of new buildings but also retrofitting or renovating existing buildings.


A brief description of how the institution ensures compliance with green building design and construction guidelines and policies:

In the first phase of building design, the Director of Campus Sustainability is included in meetings with designers and contractors regarding all possible green features of new buildings. After the construction is complete, the Campus Sustainability Office (with assistance from Physical Plant) monitors and reports back on building performance.


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