Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Chelsea Hamilton
Submission Date March 5, 2020

STARS v2.2

Vanderbilt University
OP-4: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Chelsea Hamilton
Sustainability Outreach Coordinator
Sustainability and Environmental Management Office
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Total floor area of existing building space:
11,878,938 Square Feet

Floor area of existing building space operated and maintained in accordance with a sustainable management policy/program and/or a green building rating system:
Existing floor area
Certified at the highest achievable level under a multi-attribute, Green Building Council (GBC) rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., LEED O+M Platinum) 0 Square Feet
Certified at the 2nd highest level under a 4- or 5-tier, multi-attribute, GBC rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., LEED O+M Gold) 0 Square Feet
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier, multi-attribute, GBC rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., BREEAM-In Use Very Good) 0 Square Feet
Certified at a step above minimum level under a 4 -or 5–tier, multi-attribute, GBC rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., LEED O+M Silver) 0 Square Feet
Certified at minimum level under a multi-attribute, GBC rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings (e.g., BREEAM In-Use Pass or LEED O+M Certified) 0 Square Feet
Certified at any level under a non-GBC rating system or single-attribute rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings 0 Square Feet
Operated and maintained in accordance with a multi-attribute, sustainable management policy/program, but not certified under an O+M rating system 0 Square Feet
Operated and maintained in accordance with a single-attribute, sustainable management policy/program, but not certified under an O+M rating system
 11,878,938 Square Feet
Total 11,878,938 Square Feet

Percentage of existing building space certified under a green building rating system rating system focused on the operations and maintenance of existing buildings:
0

A brief description of the sustainable operations and maintenance policy/program and/or O+M rating system(s) used:

IAQ: Vanderbilt is committed to providing faculty, staff, and students with good Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) by ensuring that our buildings are well-maintained with proper ventilation and clean facilities. 100% of our facilities are covered by our IAQ policy. https://www.vanderbilt.edu/workplace-safety/indoor-air-quality/indoor-air-quality.php

Energy Management: All buildings on campus are metered for energy use. This energy use is reported every 15 minutes and monitored and used for analysis of energy efficiency opportunities.

Water Management: Vanderbilt tracks water use on campus and has historical water use for the past 10 years. Campus operators actively promote water saving activities and continuously improve fixtures and appliances to be more water efficient. https://www.vanderbilt.edu/sustainability/annual-sustainability-report-2019/

Green Cleaning: Vanderbilt’s green cleaning policy covers 100% of campus facilities. Vanderbilt’s Purchasing Services Department prefers that our suppliers use environmentally-preferable products, materials, and sources whenever economically feasible. https://cdn.vanderbilt.edu/vu-wp0/wp-content/uploads/sites/69/2019/02/25152358/FutureVUSustainabilityGuidelines-Green-Cleaning.pdf


Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable operations and maintenance program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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