Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.91
Liaison Liesel Schwarz
Submission Date Nov. 25, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Villanova University
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Liesel Schwarz
Sustainability Manager
Facilities
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have policies and/or guidelines in place to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources?:
Yes

A brief description of the policies and/or guidelines to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources:

There is signage around the athletic facilities to discourage visitors from leaving their vehicle running while not moving. Large bus loads of people would come to the athletic facilities for games and other events and leave their engines running, the signage is a result of this practice.


Has the institution completed an inventory of significant air emissions from stationary sources on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:

Our steam plant manager takes measurements of all state required emissions to report back to the DOE.


Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
Weight of Emissions
Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 0.05 Tons
Sulfur oxides (SOx) 1 Tons
Carbon monoxide (CO) 0.70 Tons
Particulate matter (PM) 2.30 Tons
Ozone (O3) ---
Lead (Pb) 0.00 Tons
Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) 1.10 Tons
Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs) ---
Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations ---

A brief description of the institution’s initiatives to minimize air pollutant emissions from stationary sources, including efforts made during the previous three years:

Our steam plant manager is always looking for ways to reduce emissions by making the system more efficient, this in turn saves the university money.


The website URL where information about the institution’s outdoor air quality policies, guidelines or inventory is available:
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We do not collect data on Ozone and ODCs.

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