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Liaison Donald Graves
Submission Date June 12, 2014
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Hibbing Community College
OP-8: Building Energy Consumption

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Donald Graves
Faculty, Sustainability Coordinator
Biology
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Total building energy consumption, all sources (transportation fuels excluded):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total building energy consumption 0.09 MMBtu 0.09 MMBtu

Purchased electricity and steam:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Grid-purchased electricity 0.03 MMBtu 0.03 MMBtu
District steam/hot water 0.04 MMBtu 0.05 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 362583 Gross Square Feet 362583 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of energy intensive space, performance year::
Floor Area
Laboratory space 270000 Square Feet
Healthcare space 2950 Square Feet
Other energy intensive space

Degree days, performance year (base 65 °F)::
Degree days (see help icon above)
Heating degree days 10490
Cooling degree days 236

Source-site ratios::
Source-Site Ratio (see help icon above)
Grid-purchased electricity 3.14
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 March 1, 2013 Feb. 28, 2014
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2009 Dec. 31, 2009

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

Hibbing Community College is a part of the Northeast Higher Education District, comprising five campuses in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Hibbing Community College submits data monthly to the B3 (Buildings, Benchmarks and Beyond) program. The baseline was adopted in January, 2009.


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:

Building exit lighting has been converted to LED.


A brief description of any occupancy and/or vacancy sensors employed by the institution:

Building D has equipped lower level classrooms and labs with occupancy sensors, as well as hallway lighting in this area.


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:

Hibbing Community College has an Energy Star Policy, as part of its participation in the Presidents Climate Commitment.


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:

All vending machines at HCC are equipped with energy misers.


A brief description of other energy conservation and efficiency initiatives employed by the institution:

HCC has recently replaced t-12 fluorescent lighting in labs in building with t-8 tubes. T-8 lighting is used in all newer sections of the campus. The lighting in both gyms and the theater has been replaced with t-8 tubing.


The website URL where information about the institution’s energy conservation and efficiency initiatives is available:

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