Sustainable Operations

Policy Goals

  • Existing Building Operations and Maintenance (EBOM)
    • Each campus will submit for certification one pilot building at a LEED-EBOM Certified level or higher.
    • Each campus shall seek to certify as many buildings as possible through the LEED-EBOM rating system.
  • All locations shall implement an ongoing Green Lab Assessment Program supported by a department on campus to assess operational sustainability of research groups and the laboratories and other research spaces they use by Summer 2018.
    • At least one staff or faculty member from the location must have the role of managing the Green Lab Assessment Program.
    • Any green lab assessment programs and related efforts will adhere to all relevant UC, state and national policies and laws. Safety will never be compromised to accommodate sustainability goals.
    • All locations shall submit a UC Green Laboratories Action Plan by Summer 2018.