Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.13
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date July 25, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Virginia Commonwealth University
OP-2: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.69 / 4.00 Jacek Ghosh
Director of Sustainability
VCU Sustainability
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New building space that meets "Eligible Buildings Criteria":
439,018 Square Feet

New building space that was designed and constructed in accordance with green building policies or guidelines but not LEED certified:
0 Square Feet

New building space that is LEED Certified :
24,728 Square Feet

New building space that is LEED Silver certified:
231,309 Square Feet

New building space that is LEED Gold certified :
178,205 Square Feet

New building space that is LEED Platinum certified:
4,776 Square Feet

The website URL where a copy of the institution's guidelines or policies for green building is available :
An electronic copy of the guidelines or policies :
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The date(s) the policies or guidelines were adopted:
July 1, 2010

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

All public universities in Virginia must comply with Executive Order 19, which states that, “All new or renovated buildings described above, should conform to LEED silver or Green Globes two-globe standards, unless special circumstances, including significant additional cost, support exemption from such standards and the Director of the DGS finds that construction to the standards would be impracticable.”


The names of all buildings that are certified under the LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations, LEED for Commercial Interiors, and/or LEED for Core and Shell Green Building Rating Systems:
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The names of all buildings designed and constructed in accordance with green building guidelines and policies but not LEED certified:
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