Promote sustainable strategies in new construction of UCSF facilities to reduce the impact on the environment.
All new buildings, other than acute care facilities, built to outperform Title 24 by at least 20 percent. Strive for 30 percent.
All new buildings to be LEED-NC “Silver“ rating at minimum but strive for “Gold” rating or higher.
All laboratories to be LEED-NC “Silver” or better and meeting Lab’s 21 criteria.
All new buildings will achieve at least two LEED-NC’s water efficiency credits.
All renovation projects over $5 million to be LEED-CI certified.
Committed to building all new campus construction to at least the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Silver standard.
The new UCSF Mission Bay Medical Center, currently in design phase, is expected to be a LEED Gold facility.vTwo projects have recently received LEED-CI Certification: UCSF Data Center (Silver) and 654 Minnesota Street Renovation (Certification).
Tracked construction waste diversion for nine Capital Projects.
Began development of Sustainable Standards for campus, the medical center and real estate services.
While under construction, the new Smith Cardiovascular Research Building team increased the LEED project points from Silver to a Gold rating target by implementing additional sustainability measures, including construction of a green roof.
FY 2010-2011 Goals
Capital Programs will renovate two buildings and obtain LEED-CI Certification and build one new building that receives LEED-NC certification.
Complete a draft of the sustainable guidelines for renovation and new construction.
Real Estate Services will have one tenant improvement and one new building LEED Silver certified.v
Number of LEED-CI certifications
Number of LEED-NC certifications
Gross Square Feet (gsf) of LEED-NC and gsf LEED-CI
Percentage of total gsf LEED certified
Implementing LEED standards across three separate campuses (MZ/MB/Parn), specialized construction types (education/laboratory/health care) and departments (Capital Projects/Medical Center Design & Construction/Real Estate).
Securing additional funding for potential sustainable capital costs.
Meeting the minimum standards set by the Regent’s Policy in times of ever decreasing budgets.
Related Links and Resources
Green Buildings at UC
US Green Building Council
USGBC Northern California Chapter
Green Guide for Healthcare