Basic Design Considerations

Life Cycle Cost


The University planning and design process will include explicit consideration of lifecycle cost along with other factors in the project planning and design process, recognizing the importance of long-term operations and maintenance in the performance of University facilities.


Mandatory - UC Policy

UC Sustainable Practices Policy


Safety and Risk Management for Air Effluents


Minimize environmental, safety and health impacts of laboratory exhausts on site and neighbors.


Meet all standards and generally accepted guidelines for outdoor protection of workers and general public from airborne chemical, radioactive and biological hazards. Use mathematical modeling, physical modeling and/or post-construction testing and certification to prove compliance. Use effluent controls that minimize generation of waste subject to special regulations.


Sustainable Sites EPC Credit 1: Safety and Risk Management for Air Effluents