Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 31.92
Liaison Tom Kovacs
Submission Date Sept. 30, 2022

STARS v2.2

Eastern Michigan University
OP-5: Building Energy Efficiency

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.21 / 6.00 Thomas Kovacs
Professor
Geography and Geology
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Electricity use, performance year (report kilowatt-hours):
kWh MMBtu
Imported electricity 23,903,800 Kilowatt-hours 81,559.77 MMBtu
Electricity from on-site, non-combustion facilities/devices (e.g., renewable energy systems) 0 Kilowatt-hours 0 MMBtu

Stationary fuels and thermal energy, performance year (report MMBtu):
MMBtu
Stationary fuels used on-site to generate electricity and/or thermal energy 358,740.80 MMBtu
Imported steam, hot water, and/or chilled water 0 MMBtu

Total site energy consumption, performance year:
440,300.57 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space, performance year:
5,057,784 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of energy intensive space, performance year:
Floor area
Laboratory space 64,152 Square Feet
Healthcare space 6,059 Square Feet
Other energy intensive space 26,374 Square Feet

EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
5,224,580 Gross Square Feet

Degree days, performance year:
Degree days
Heating degree days 5,401 Degree-Days (°F)
Cooling degree days 1,103 Degree-Days (°F)

Total degree days, performance year:
6,504 Degree-Days (°F)

Start and end dates of the performance year (or 3-year period):
Start date End date
Performance period Jan. 1, 2020 Dec. 31, 2020

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

Electricity use, baseline year (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Imported electricity 13,509,300 Kilowatt-hours 46,093.73 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 536,732.17 MMBtu
Imported steam, hot water, and/or chilled water 0 MMBtu

Total site energy consumption, baseline year:
582,825.90 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space, baseline year:
5,146,138 Gross Square Feet

Start and end dates of the baseline year (or 3-year period):
Start date End date
Baseline period Jan. 1, 2018 Dec. 31, 2018

A brief description of when and why the energy consumption baseline was adopted:

The baseline represents pre-pandemic operations.


Source-site ratio for imported electricity:
3

Total energy consumption per unit of floor area:
Site energy Source energy
Performance year 0.09 MMBtu / GSF 0.12 MMBtu / GSF
Baseline year 0.11 MMBtu / GSF 0.13 MMBtu / GSF

Percentage reduction in total source energy consumption per unit of floor area from baseline:
9.04

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 provided by Robert Densic with the help of a consultant in a report completed April 5, 2022 and emailed to Tom Kovacs. Degree days for Jan 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020 from ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager (U.S. and Canada).

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