Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.39
Liaison Laura Draucker
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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Amherst College
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Laura Draucker
Director of Sustainability
Office of Environmental Sustainability
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Endowment size:
2377537246 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
412.78 Hectares

Locale:
Small town

IECC climate zone:
5 - Cool

Gross floor area of building space:
203053 Gross Square Metres

Floor area of laboratory space:
16435 Square Metres

Floor area of healthcare space:
1208 Square Metres

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
2037 Square Metres

Additional documentation to support the submission :
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Endowment amount is from fiscal year 2018 and includes Amherst College and Folger Library’s investment pool combined.

2/8/19 - gross floor area was originally 179363 gross sq meters pre-new science center. For 17-18 school year we have increased this number by 23,690 m2( 255,000 sq ft) because the new science center was being heating for much of this time. This is relevant to our energy calculations. In future years this number we go down as we took the old science center offline in fall 2018.

Lab space remains the same as there is near equivalent lab space in new science building and that was not operational in the 17-18 school year, which the energy data is reflecting. Will assess in more detail at a later date.

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