Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 72.19
Liaison John Pumilio
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2017
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Colgate University
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A John Pumilio
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability Office
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Endowment size:
849,000,000 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
1,780 Acres

Small town

IECC climate zone:
6 - Cold

Gross floor area of building space:
2,422,000 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
121,012 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
2,202 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
58,742 Square Feet

Additional documentation to support the submission :

Coal = 2.3%
Oil = 0.1%
Natural Gas = 3.0%
Other Fossil Fuels = 0.1%
Biomass = 0.3%
Hydro = 88.9%
Nuclear = 4.9%
Wind = 0.4%
Solar = 0.0%
Geothermal = 0.0%
TOTAL = 100%

Wood chips = 94,999 MMBtus = 49%
Natural gas = 94,627 MMBtus = 49%
Fuel Oil #2 = 4,036 MMBtus = 2%
TOTAL: 193,662 MMBtus
*The year 2016 was an anomaly. We typically get 80% or more of our heat energy from our wood boiler. Last year, we were going through a new contract for wood chips and were evaluating the structural integrity of the boiler. This caused us to use less wood chips than normal.

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