Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.57
Liaison Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, San Marcos
OP-2: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.28 / 8.00 Lindsey Rowell
Director
Energy Management & Utility Services
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Gross Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions:
Performance year Baseline year
Gross Scope 1 GHG emissions from stationary combustion 4,419.17 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 4,844 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Gross Scope 1 GHG emissions from other sources 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Gross Scope 2 GHG emissions from imported electricity 2,231.36 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 3,152 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Gross Scope 2 GHG emissions from imported thermal energy 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Total 6,650.53 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 7,996 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Figures needed to determine net carbon sinks:
Performance year Baseline year
Third-party verified carbon offsets purchased 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Institution-catalyzed carbon offsets generated 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Carbon storage from on-site composting 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Carbon storage from non-additional sequestration 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent ---
Carbon sold or transferred 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Net carbon sinks 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

A brief description of the carbon sinks, including vendor, project source, verification program and contract timeframes (as applicable):
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Adjusted net Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions:
Performance year Baseline year
Adjusted net GHG emissions 6,650.53 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 7,996 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Performance year Baseline year
Start date July 1, 2019 July 1, 2013
End date June 30, 2020 June 30, 2014

A brief description of when and why the GHG emissions baseline was adopted:

The baseline was chosen as this is a plateau period for building additions.


Figures needed to determine “Weighted Campus Users”:
Performance year Baseline year
Number of students resident on-site 652 620
Number of employees resident on-site 2 0
Number of other individuals resident on-site 3 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 13,714 8,938
Full-time equivalent of employees 1,402.50 1,118
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 426 0
Weighted Campus Users 11,184.38 7,697

Adjusted net Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions per weighted campus user:
Performance year Baseline year
Adjusted net Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions per weighted campus user 0.59 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 1.04 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Percentage reduction in adjusted net Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions per weighted campus user from baseline:
42.76

Gross floor area of building space, performance year:
2,741,173 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of energy intensive building space, performance year:
Floor area
Laboratory space 117,529 Square Feet
Healthcare space 20,000 Square Feet
Other energy intensive space 46,657 Square Feet

EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
3,062,888 Gross Square Feet

Adjusted net Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions per unit of EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
0.00 MtCO2e / GSF

A brief description of the institution’s GHG emissions reduction initiatives:
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Website URL where information about the institution's GHG emissions is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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