Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Stephanie Foster
Submission Date Nov. 18, 2014
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George Brown College
OP-8: Building Energy Consumption

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Stephanie Foster
Green Team/Sustainability Coordinator
George Brown College
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Total building energy consumption, all sources (transportation fuels excluded):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total building energy consumption 173114 MMBtu 143345 MMBtu

Purchased electricity and steam:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Grid-purchased electricity 95006 MMBtu 74334 MMBtu
District steam/hot water 0 MMBtu 0 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 155788 Gross Square Metres 116125 Gross Square Metres

Floor area of energy intensive space, performance year::
Floor Area
Laboratory space ---
Healthcare space ---
Other energy intensive space

Degree days, performance year (base 65 °F)::
Degree days (see help icon above)
Heating degree days 3286
Cooling degree days 563

Source-site ratios::
Source-Site Ratio (see help icon above)
Grid-purchased electricity 2.05
District steam/hot water 1.20

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or 3-year periods)::
Start Date End Date
Performance Year April 1, 2012 March 31, 2013
Baseline Year April 1, 2005 March 31, 2006

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

Baseline year was selected as part of the College's work to develop a Green Plan in 2005-06, which tracks the consumption of energy and related GHG emissions.


A brief description of any building temperature standards employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any light emitting diode (LED) lighting employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any occupancy and/or vacancy sensors employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any passive solar heating employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any ground-source heat pumps employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any cogeneration technologies employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any building recommissioning or retrofit program employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any energy metering and management systems employed by the institution:
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A brief description of the institution's program to replace energy-consuming appliances, equipment and systems with high efficiency alternatives:
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A brief description of any energy-efficient landscape design initiatives employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any vending machine sensors, lightless machines, or LED-lit machines employed by the institution:
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A brief description of other energy conservation and efficiency initiatives employed by the institution:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s energy conservation and efficiency initiatives is available:
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