Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.21
Liaison Darcy Coughlan
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2021

STARS v2.2

Coastal Carolina University
OP-5: Building Energy Efficiency

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.39 / 6.00 Jeremy Monday
Director of Sustain Coastal
Sustain Coastal
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Electricity use, performance year (report kilowatt-hours):
kWh MMBtu
Imported electricity 51,591,000 Kilowatt-hours 176,028.49 MMBtu
Electricity from on-site, non-combustion facilities/devices (e.g., renewable energy systems) 1,704,000 Kilowatt-hours 5,814.05 MMBtu

Stationary fuels and thermal energy, performance year (report MMBtu):
MMBtu
Stationary fuels used on-site to generate electricity and/or thermal energy 15,751.70 MMBtu
Imported steam, hot water, and/or chilled water 0 MMBtu

Total site energy consumption, performance year:
197,594.24 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space, performance year:
2,950,726 Gross square feet

Floor area of energy intensive space, performance year:
Floor area
Laboratory space 20,920 Square feet
Healthcare space 7,888 Square feet
Other energy intensive space 54,308 Square feet

EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
3,062,650 Gross square feet

Degree days, performance year:
Degree days
Heating degree days 2,038 Degree-Days (°F)
Cooling degree days 2,404 Degree-Days (°F)

Total degree days, performance year:
4,442 Degree-Days (°F)

Start and end dates of the performance year (or 3-year period):
Start date End date
Performance period July 1, 2018 June 30, 2019

Total site energy consumption per unit of EUI-adjusted floor area per degree day, performance year:
14.52 Btu / GSF / Degree-Day (°F)

Electricity use, baseline year (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Imported electricity 31,319,333 Kilowatt-hours 106,861.56 MMBtu
Electricity from on-site, non-combustion facilities/devices (e.g., renewable energy systems) 0 Kilowatt-hours 0 MMBtu

Stationary fuels and thermal energy, baseline year (report MMBtu):
MMBtu
Stationary fuels used on-site to generate electricity and/or thermal energy 6,133.10 MMBtu
Imported steam, hot water, and/or chilled water 0 MMBtu

Total site energy consumption, baseline year:
112,994.66 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space, baseline year:
1,229,038 Gross square feet

Start and end dates of the baseline year (or 3-year period):
Start date End date
Baseline period July 1, 2007 June 30, 2007

A brief description of when and why the energy consumption baseline was adopted:
We used 2007 as the baseline because that was the first year the South Carolina Energy Efficiency Act was enacted.

Source-site ratio for imported electricity:
3.14

Total energy consumption per unit of floor area:
Site energy Source energy
Performance year 0.07 MMBtu per square foot 0.19 MMBtu per square foot
Baseline year 0.09 MMBtu per square foot 0.28 MMBtu per square foot

Percentage reduction in total source energy consumption per unit of floor area from baseline:
29.99

Documentation to support the performance year energy consumption figures reported above:
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A brief description of the institution's initiatives to shift individual attitudes and practices in regard to energy efficiency:
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A brief description of energy use standards and controls employed by the institution:
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A brief description of Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting and other energy-efficient lighting strategies employed by the institution:
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A brief description of passive solar heating, geothermal systems, and related strategies employed by the institution:
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A brief description of co-generation employed by the institution:
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A brief description of the institution's initiatives to replace energy-consuming appliances, equipment, and systems with high efficiency alternatives:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s energy conservation and efficiency program is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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