BSU Memorial Hall Addition and Renovation
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Birchmont Drive Bemidji, MN 56601
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Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
5.13 IEQ Satisfaction Score for Offices
This score indicates the users’ mean satisfaction with the indoor environmental quality in the building’s primary spaces. It is expressed on a Likert-type scale from 1 (very dissatisfied) to 7 (very satisfied). The score is derived from the results of the Sustainable Post-Occupancy Evaluation Survey (SPOES) by averaging the score from each of the IEQ categories in order to fairly represent overall satisfaction with the physical environment.
IEQ Categories for Offices
The table below shows the mean satisfaction score for each IEQ category.
#CategoriesMean Satisfaction
1Cleaning and Maintenance6.27
2Furnishings5.79
3Vibration and Movement5.57
4Appearance5.33
5Indoor Air Quality5.30
6ElectricLightingConditions5.30
7Technology5.07
8Acoustic Conditions5.03
9Thermal Conditions5.00
10Privacy4.83
11Daylighting Conditions4.47
12View Conditions3.67
Overall Facility Ratings by Employees
This graph shows the users’ ratings (as means and standard deviations) of the overall facility, including the site, building, and interior. The values indicate user satisfaction, perception of their performance, and perception of their health in relation to the facility. They are expressed on a Likert-type scale from 1 (facility hinders satisfaction/performance/health) to 7 (facility enhances satisfaction/performance/health).
5.13
7.00
Very Satisfied
1.00
Very Dissatisfied
Primary Occupied Spaces
Space% Total Person Hours% Area
Classrooms87%16%
Offices13%9%

Memorial Hall is comprised of classrooms, faculty offices, and student common areas. The indoor environmental quality of the offices was evaluated through a survey to employees, the results of which are shown here. Students' perceptions of the classrooms have not been evaluated through this process.

Reports
The Sustainable Post-Occupancy Evaluation Survey (SPOES) is a self-administered, Internet-based questionnaire developed to assess human outcomes in indoor settings. The survey was completed by the user group of the primary space and analyzed by the B3 Post-Occupancy Evaluation team. The SPOES reports document user satisfaction with the physical environment as related to various indoor environment quality criteria, such as lighting, thermal, and acoustic conditions.

See the B3 Post-Occupancy Evaluation website for more information.
Workplace (June 2018)

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