Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 40.97
Liaison Joseph Argiro
Submission Date Sept. 12, 2013
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Central Ohio Technical College
PAE-4: Sustainability Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Brian Boehmer, AIA, FMP
Facilities Planning & Operations
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Does the institution have a sustainability plan that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of how multiple stakeholder groups were involved in developing the plan:

The strategies associated with achieving goals were led by the Facilities Department with significant input from the offices of Business and Finance, the OSU Dean/Director, COTC President, as well as other stakeholders.

A brief description of the plan’s measurable goals :

The campus developed a comprehensive 15-year energy conservation and sustainability initiative in 2008. Starting with the baseline year of 2004, the primary goal was to reduce total energy consumption (kbtu/SF) by 20% by 2014. Through strategies outlined in the plan, the campus was able to exceed the 20% goal ahead of schedule.

A brief description of how progress in meeting the plan’s goals is measured:

Energy consumption is tracked and documented through Portfolio Manager, a software package (an Energy Star program).

The website URL where more information about the sustainability plan is available:

The year the plan was developed or last updated:

In addition to the 15-year energy conservation plan, Central Ohio Technical College is a member of the American College and University Presidents' Climate Committment and the University Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio through the Ohio Association of Community Colleges.

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