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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.58
Liaison Steve Mital
Submission Date May 18, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Oregon
OP-4: Building Design and Construction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.05 / 3.00 Sonya Carlson
Graduate Fellow
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

LEED


Total floor area of eligible building space (design and construction):
1,120,000 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) 0 Square Feet
2nd Highest Level (e.g. LEED Gold) 752,730 Square Feet
Highest Achievable Level (e.g. LEED Platinum) 103,000 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:
0 Square Feet

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:
264,270 Square Feet

A copy of the guidelines or policies :
The date the guidelines or policies were adopted:
July 11, 2011

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

"The University of Oregon Model for Sustainable Development addresses the unique aspects of campus buildings and landscapes by focusing on what matters most:
ENERGY, WATER, AND PEOPLE. ALL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS- new buildings, major remodels, and ASSOCIATED LANDSCAPES that are subject to State Energy Efficiency Design (SEED) Type 1 requirements- SHALL ADHERE TO THE UNIVERSITY'S Oregon Model for Sustainable Development."


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

Campus construction standards require buildings to be 35% more efficient than state energy code requirements and be at least LEED Gold Certified.


The website URL where information about the institution’s certified buildings and/or green building design and construction guidelines or policies is available:

Totals come from "LEED Buildings from GHG Survey-but updated for 2016" in the Sonya Folder.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.