Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.63
Liaison Dennis Carlberg
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.1

Boston University
OP-5: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.64 / 14.00 Dennis Carlberg
Associate Vice President for University Sustainability
BU Sustainability
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Scope 1 and 2 gross GHG emissions, 2005 :
166,285.70 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
+ Date Revised: Sept. 19, 2014

Off-site, institution-catalyzed carbon offsets generated, 2005:
0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Third-party verified carbon offsets purchased, 2005:
0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

On-campus residents, 2005:
11,878

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
21,346

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
7,073

Scope 1 and 2 gross GHG emissions, performance year :
141,746 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
+ Date Revised: Sept. 19, 2014

Off-site, institution-catalyzed offsets generated, performance year:
0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Carbon offsets purchased, performance year:
0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

On-campus residents, performance year:
12,378

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
22,221

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
7,923

14,561 MTCO2e and 11,999 MTCO2e calculated for Steam in 2005 and 2010 respectively based on a 50/50 fuel mix of Natural Gas and Oil for generation.

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