Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.79
Liaison Ian Johnson
Submission Date May 26, 2016
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Colorado College
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Endowment size:
720,085 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
94.40 Acres

IECC climate region:

Urban fringe of mid-size city

Gross floor area of building space:
2,056,875 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
1,293,143 Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
195,825 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
32,584 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
672,346 Square Feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass ---
Coal 52.04
Geothermal ---
Hydro 8.69
Natural gas 33.17
Nuclear ---
Solar photovoltaic 0.30
Wind 2.32
Other (please specify and explain below) 3.48

A brief description of other sources of electricity not specified above:

3.48% of CC's electricity is sourced from what Colorado Springs Utilities refers to as "mixed market". It is a make up of the company's day-to-day purchases of resources intended to balance its electric system. It does not consist of wind, hydro or solar but does include natural gas purchases and electric purchases from neighboring suppliers to provide daily balance.

Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass ---
Coal ---
Electricity ---
Fuel oil 0.24
Geothermal ---
Natural gas 99.76
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:

Endowment size: https://www.coloradocollege.edu/offices/finance/endowment.html

The square footage for Energy Intensive Space reflects that of Honen Ice Arena.

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