Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.09
Liaison Joseph Kahn
Submission Date Oct. 15, 2020

STARS v2.2

Central Michigan University
OP-2: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.40 / 8.00 Mike Walton
Director
Energy & Utilities
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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 45,240 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 81,860.50 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Gross Scope 1 GHG emissions from other sources 864.50 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 859.96 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Gross Scope 2 GHG emissions from imported electricity 22,732.41 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 27,474.40 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 68,836.91 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 110,194.86 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 68,836.91 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 110,194.86 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, 2018 July 1, 2012
End date June 30, 2019 June 30, 2013

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

2012 marks a year in which CMU established new sustainability goals, objectives, and initiatives in the 2012 Sustainability is Central report.


Figures needed to determine “Weighted Campus Users”:
Performance year Baseline year
Number of students resident on-site 5,096 5,695
Number of employees resident on-site 17 0
Number of other individuals resident on-site 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 16,902 19,705
Full-time equivalent of employees 2,379 2,254
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 2,112 1,386
Weighted Campus Users 14,155 16,853.50

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 4.86 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 6.54 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Percentage reduction in adjusted net Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions per weighted campus user from baseline:
25.62

Gross floor area of building space, performance year:
6,168,887 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of energy intensive building space, performance year:
Floor area
Laboratory space 543,009 Square Feet
Healthcare space 346,522 Square Feet
Other energy intensive space 522,239 Square Feet

EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
8,470,188 Gross Square Feet

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

A brief description of the institution’s GHG emissions reduction initiatives:

GHG emission reduction initiatives can be found in the 2018 Sustainability is Central Report attached below.


Website URL where information about the institution's GHG emissions is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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