Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.55
Liaison Kelsey Beal
Submission Date Jan. 18, 2024

STARS v2.2

Indiana University Bloomington
OP-5: Building Energy Efficiency

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.06 / 6.00 Kelsey Beal
Sustainbility Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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Electricity use, performance year (report kilowatt-hours):
kWh MMBtu
Imported electricity 258,773,242 Kilowatt-hours 882,934.30 MMBtu
Electricity from on-site, non-combustion facilities/devices (e.g., renewable energy systems) 20,212.76 Kilowatt-hours 68.97 MMBtu

Stationary fuels and thermal energy, performance year (report MMBtu):
MMBtu
Stationary fuels used on-site to generate electricity and/or thermal energy 1,590,693.77 MMBtu
Imported steam, hot water, and/or chilled water 0 MMBtu

Total site energy consumption, performance year:
2,473,697.04 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space, performance year:
17,059,964 Gross square feet

Floor area of energy intensive space, performance year:
Floor area
Laboratory space 695,222 Square feet
Healthcare space 61,288 Square feet
Other energy intensive space 748,051 Square feet

EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
19,321,035 Gross square feet

Degree days, performance year:
Degree days
Heating degree days 4,674 Degree-Days (°F)
Cooling degree days 1,227 Degree-Days (°F)

Total degree days, performance year:
5,901 Degree-Days (°F)

Start and end dates of the performance year (or 3-year period):
Start date End date
Performance period July 1, 2021 June 30, 2022

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

Electricity use, baseline year (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Imported electricity 282,247,312 Kilowatt-hours 963,027.83 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 2,799,162 MMBtu
Imported steam, hot water, and/or chilled water 0 MMBtu

Total site energy consumption, baseline year:
3,762,189.83 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space, baseline year:
15,889,707 Gross square feet

Start and end dates of the baseline year (or 3-year period):
Start date End date
Baseline period July 1, 2009 June 30, 2010

A brief description of when and why the energy consumption baseline was adopted:
The energy consumption baseline was adopted in 2009 because this is the year when IU opened its Office of Sustainability.

Source-site ratio for imported electricity:
3

Total energy consumption per unit of floor area:
Site energy Source energy
Performance year 0.15 MMBtu per square foot 0.25 MMBtu per square foot
Baseline year 0.24 MMBtu per square foot 0.36 MMBtu per square foot

Percentage reduction in total source energy consumption per unit of floor area from baseline:
30.58

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:
In order to reduce energy use and our carbon footprint, IU has instituted set points for heating and cooling. In spring and summer, the cooling set point is 76 degrees. In fall and winter, the heating set point is 70 degrees.

https://facilityoperations.indiana.edu/index.html

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:
Cyber-infrastructure Building (CIB) - https://uits.iu.edu/about/facilities/cib/index.html

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:
Per IU policy, Energy Star or EPEAT certified electronics and equipment must be purchased when a version exists on the market.
Buildings are on a rotating re-commissioning schedule.

Website URL where information about the institution’s energy conservation and efficiency program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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