Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.91
Liaison Liesel Schwarz
Submission Date Nov. 25, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Villanova University
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.04 / 3.00 Liesel Schwarz
Sustainability Manager
Facilities
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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:

Driscoll Hall, Collage of Nursing: LEED NC Gold Certified
School of Law, LEED NC Gold Certified
Sheehan Hall, LEED CI Silver
Sullivan Hall, LEED CI Silver
Fedigan Hall, LEED CI Gold


Total floor area of eligible building space (design and construction):
429,282 Square Feet

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) 0 Square Feet
3rd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Silver) 144,889 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Gold) 268,493 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level (e.g. LEED Platinum) 0 Square Feet

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 0 Square Feet
Mid-Level 0 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level 0 Square Feet

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 0 Square Feet
4th Highest Level 0 Square Feet
Mid-Level 0 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level 0 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level 0 Square Feet

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:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that was designed and constructed in accordance with green building policies or guidelines but NOT certified:
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A copy of the guidelines or policies :
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The date the guidelines or policies were adopted:
Nov. 6, 2007

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

The University has established a goal that all future new construction and major renovation projects will pursue a LEED certification. This policy is a part of the American College and University President's Climate Commitment that Villanova signed on to in 2007.


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

Two out of our four project managers are accredited LEED professionals, with two more looking to get LEED Green Associate accreditation. An educated project manager staff has been the best way to encourage pursuing LEED certification on projects.


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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