Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.43
Liaison Jim Simon
Submission Date Sept. 23, 2020

STARS v2.2

Gonzaga University
OP-5: Building Energy Efficiency

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.56 / 6.00 Ken Sammons
Director of Plant Services
Plant Services
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Electricity use, performance year (report kilowatt-hours):
kWh MMBtu
Imported electricity 26,576,445 Kilowatt-hours 90,678.83 MMBtu
Electricity from on-site, non-combustion facilities/devices (e.g., renewable energy systems) 0.00 Kilowatt-hours 0.00 MMBtu

Stationary fuels and thermal energy, performance year (report MMBtu):
MMBtu
Stationary fuels used on-site to generate electricity and/or thermal energy 102,050.60 MMBtu
Imported steam, hot water, and/or chilled water 0 MMBtu

Total site energy consumption, performance year:
192,729.43 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space, performance year:
3,060,418 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of energy intensive space, performance year:
Floor area
Laboratory space 4,021 Square Feet
Healthcare space 4,738 Square Feet
Other energy intensive space 47,572 Square Feet

EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
3,125,508 Gross Square Feet

Degree days, performance year:
Degree days
Heating degree days 6,427.90 Degree-Days (°F)
Cooling degree days 822.70 Degree-Days (°F)

Total degree days, performance year:
7,250.60 Degree-Days (°F)

Start and end dates of the performance year (or 3-year period):
Start date End date
Performance period June 1, 2018 May 31, 2019

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

Electricity use, baseline year (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Imported electricity 27,513,573 Kilowatt-hours 93,876.31 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 118,311.70 MMBtu
Imported steam, hot water, and/or chilled water 0 MMBtu

Total site energy consumption, baseline year:
212,188.01 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space, baseline year:
2,365,608 Gross Square Feet

Start and end dates of the baseline year (or 3-year period):
Start date End date
Baseline period June 1, 2008 May 31, 2009

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

2009 is the baseline year because that is the year that was used in our Climate Action Plan and we desire to maintain consistency in our reporting.


Source-site ratio for imported electricity:
3

Total energy consumption per unit of floor area:
Site energy Source energy
Performance year 0.06 MMBtu / GSF 0.12 MMBtu / GSF
Baseline year 0.09 MMBtu / GSF 0.17 MMBtu / GSF

Percentage reduction in total source energy consumption per unit of floor area from baseline:
27.70

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:

Gonzaga's buildings are heated to 70 degrees while occupied, 65 unoccupied. Buildings are cooled to 74 degrees when occupied.


A brief description of Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting and other energy-efficient lighting strategies employed by the institution:

Campus pathway and building flood lighting is, or has been converted to LED bulbs as well as all "Exit" signs, display lighting, and ceiling lighting.


A brief description of passive solar heating, geothermal systems, and related strategies employed by the institution:

South and west facing windows provide passive solar heating to classrooms and offices during winter.


A brief description of co-generation employed by the institution:

N/A


A brief description of the institution's initiatives to replace energy-consuming appliances, equipment, and systems with high efficiency alternatives:

The Recommissioned School of Ed. School of Law, Foley Library, and the Biology/Chemistry Building.

The Rosauer Center, the Law School, Foley Library and Hughes Hall have all been recommissioned by Plant Services.


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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