Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.10
Liaison Stephen Ellis
Submission Date June 9, 2023

STARS v2.2

Boston University
PRE-4: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Stephen Ellis
Director, Data Analytics
BU Sustainability
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Endowment size:
2,942,686,780.39 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
918 Acres

Large city

IECC climate zone:
5 - Cool

Gross floor area of building space:
15,592,611 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
657,812.90 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
80,053.90 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
239,760.20 Square Feet

Additional documentation to support the submission :

This represents FY2022 BU Metrics.

Historically, Boston University's (BU) total campus area was based on the size of its two main campuses in Boston, the Charles River Campus and Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC);is 130 acres. On December 7, 2017 BU, formally adopted a new Climate Action Plan which redefined the campus area to include all property owned globally, including two additional properties in New England, Tanglewood in eastern Massachusetts and Sargent Center in southern New Hampshire. Tanglewood is 64 acres and Sargent Center is 678 acres. In addition, BUMC utilizes a 35-acre farm in Holliston, MA for forensic research. On June 1, 2018, Wheelock College (5 acres) merged with BU, becoming the Fenway Campus.

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