Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 75.93
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2013
Executive Letter Download

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Iowa State University
PAE-5: Climate Action Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Merry Rankin
ISU Director of Sustainability
Facilities Planning & Management
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Does the institution have a plan to mitigate its greenhouse gas emissions that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief summary of the climate plan’s long-term goals:

Iowa State University shall achieve reductions in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions consistent with the strategies developed by the Iowa Climate Change Advisory Council created under Iowa Code § 455B.851 in 2007.


A brief summary of the climate plan’s short-term goals:

• By July 1, 2013, the combined energy portfolio of the Regent institutions shall include at least 10% from renewable sources.
• Metering: By July 1, 2013, 90 percent of the utilities (steam, condensate, electricity, potable water and chilled water) systems shall be metered at the point of consumption to measure effectively use and waste in the system.
• By 2025, the Regent institutions shall meet the Culver/Judge Energy
Legislation Initiative for a renewable standard of 25%
(http://www.governor.iowa.gov/news/2008/01/15_1.php)
• The Regent institutions shall establish individual goals to enable the collective
success toward the use of renewable energy. As part of this, the institutions
will also develop and act on individual plans for energy reduction, energy
efficiency and energy conservation goals.
• The Regent institutions shall achieve reductions in Greenhouse Gas (GHG)
emissions consistent with the strategies developed by the Iowa Climate
Change Advisory Council created under Iowa Code § 455B.851 in 2007.

+ Date Revised: June 17, 2014

Year the climate plan was formally adopted or approved:
2,009
+ Date Revised: June 17, 2014

An indication of whether institution has made a commitment to reduce GHG emissions a specific amount by a target year:
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List which emissions (scope 1, 2, and/or 3) are included in its GHG emissions commitment:
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The reduction level (percentage) institution has committed to:
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The baseline year the institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:
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The baseline emissions level institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:
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The target year the institution specified in its GHG emissions commitment :
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The website URL where information about the climate plan is available:

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