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The Sustainable Airport Manual (SAM) Green Airplane Rating System for Administrative Procedures (AP) is designed to certify the sustainability of airport-related administrative activities associated with the planning, design, construction, maintenance and daily operations.
The intention is to not only plan, design, construct, maintain and operate an airport in a sustainable manner, but to also be cognizant that the process of administering these activities should integrate sustainability as well.
SAM Terminal Occupants (TO), formerly Concessions & Tenants, is designed to certify the sustainability of concession and tenant activities, including daiy operations and well as design and construction of new facilities within the terminals. This section is divided into two: the TO - Design & Construction (TO-DC) and the TO - Operations & Maintenance (TO-OM). The TO-Design & Construction section only pertains to the build-out or interior renovations within the terminals or existing buildings. Any construction or major exterior renovations of non-terminal tenant spaces would follow the guidelines of the SAM Design & Construction (DC) chapter. The TO-Operations & Maintenance section pertains to all terminal occupants.
Terminal Occupants Design & Construction
The SAM Green Airplane Rating System for TO - Design & Construction uses a five tier approach to rating a tenant similar to the Design & Construction rating system. "Green Airplane Certification" symbols are used to designate achievements levels.
SAM Design & Construction (DC) certification encourages airport designers and contractors to implement sustainable practices to reduce the environmental impacts of not only the design features of a given project, but also construction activities, and the operational aspects of the building or infrastructure project. Specifically, the rating system addresses site issues, water and energy usage, materials and resources used for building the project, waste management and indoor/outdoor environmental quality.
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