Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.35
Liaison Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Submission Date March 2, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Wisconsin-Platteville
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.08 / 3.00 Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Total floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space (include projects completed within the previous five years) :
17527 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified Living under the Living Building Challenge:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified at each level under a rating system for design and construction used by an Established Green Building Council (GBC) :
Certified Floor Area
LEED BD+C Platinum or at the highest achievable level under another rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Gold or at 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 for design and construction (e.g. BREEAM, CASBEE, DGNB, Green Star) 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Silver or at a step above minimum level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED BD+C Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Feet

Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a non-GBC rating system for design and construction (e.g. Green Globes NC, Certified Passive House):
0 Square Feet

Percentage of newly constructed or renovated building space certified under a green building rating system for design and construction:
0

A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list of certified buildings and ratings:
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Floor area of newly constructed or renovated building space that is NOT certified, but that was designed and constructed in accordance with published green building guidelines and policies:
17527 Square Feet

A copy of the green building guidelines or policies :
The green building guidelines or policies:

The State of Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) has Sustainable Building Standards, effective 2006 by Governor Executive Order 145, that requires all state buildings be built to LEED Silver equivalent. In the past five years, UW-Platteville has complete the following new builds:
Facilities Management Warehouse (2015): 17,527 GSF

This building was built to the Wisconsin DOA Sustainable Building Standards (full standards are available here: https://doa.wi.gov/Pages/DoingBusiness/Sustainability.aspx)

While Bridgeway Commons (built in 2013, 169,938 gsf) was also built in the last five years, it was not built by the state and therefore was not built to the state's sustainability standards.


Do the green building guidelines or policies cover the following?:
Yes or No
Impacts on the surrounding site (e.g. guidelines to reuse previously developed land, protect environmentally sensitive areas, and otherwise minimize site impacts) Yes
Energy consumption (e.g. policies requiring a minimum level of energy efficiency for buildings and their systems) Yes
Building-level energy metering Yes
Use of environmentally preferable materials (e.g. guidelines to minimize the life cycle impacts associated with building materials) Yes
Indoor environmental quality (i.e. guidelines to protect the health and comfort of building occupants) Yes
Water consumption (e.g. requiring minimum standards of efficiency for indoor and outdoor water use) Yes
Building-level water metering No

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

The Wisconsin Sustainable Facility Standards are modeled after LEED Silver. They cover all construction projects built since 2006 (guidelines updated in 2010), and include standards for:
-Sustainable Sites,
-Water Efficiency,
-Energy and Atmosphere,
-Materials & Resource,
-Indoor Environmental Quality,
-Operations & Maintenance,
-Purchasing of Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment,
-Accountability, Verification, and Reporting.


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

According tot the above Standards, "The division (DOA) will include data collected and verified from commissioning, post occupancy, and operation periods year 1, year 2, then transition to operating reporting using the reporting templates approved by the Commission. The division will also report on overall portfolio performance."


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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