Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.61
Liaison Tracy Edwards
Submission Date June 12, 2016
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Frostburg State University
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Lawrence Gingerich
Safety and Sustainability Coordinator
Physical Plant
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Endowment size:
20,100,760 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
262.20 Acres

IECC climate region:

Small town

Gross floor area of building space:
1,578,398 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
1,435,431 Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
8,587 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
1,976 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
472,511 Square Feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0.24
Coal 36.58
Geothermal 0
Hydro 1.05
Natural gas 22.98
Nuclear 35.77
Solar photovoltaic 0.07
Wind 2.13
Other (please specify and explain below) 1.18

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

Captured Methane Gas 0.32, Oil 0.28, Fuel Cell 0.03, Solid Waste 0.55

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

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


Fuel oil is used as a back up heat source if there was a natural gas outage. Residential space includes 44,043 sf in Edgewood Commons--a privately managed residential facility located on university owned land.

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