Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.92
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date Aug. 15, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Western Kentucky University
OP-3: Indoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Vincent Santoro
Graduate Assistant
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Occupied building space covered by an indoor air quality plan, policy, and/or practices that include regular auditing or monitoring and a mechanism for occupants to register complaints :
4,041,375 Square Feet

Total occupied building space :
4,041,375 Square Feet

A brief description of the institution's indoor air quality plan, policy, and/or practices:

WKU Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) has a draft IAQ Procedure and a draft IAQ Technical Instruction for buildings and Residence Halls. Neither has been adopted by the University. The draft procedures are based on EPA guidelines, ASHRAE standards and other university policies. The EH&S departmental website has a mechanism for building occupants to register IAQ complaints, and conducts air quality testing in campus buildings.


The website URL where information about the institution's indoor air quality initiatives is available:

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