Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.58
Liaison Dennis Carlberg
Submission Date April 26, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Boston University
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Dennis Carlberg
Associate Vice President for University Sustainability
BU Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Endowment size:
1,561,352,280 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
133.50 Acres

IECC climate region:
Cold

Locale:
Large city

Gross floor area of building space:
14,843,003 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
13,318,898 Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
1,007,655 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
49,353 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
89,716 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
3,510,287 Square Feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 3.60
Geothermal 0
Hydro 7.50
Natural gas 48.50
Nuclear 29.60
Solar photovoltaic 0.40
Wind 2
Other (please specify and explain below) 8.40

A brief description of other sources of electricity not specified above:
Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 0
Electricity 0
Fuel oil 6
Geothermal ---
Natural gas 94
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.