Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.71
Liaison Ian McKeown
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Loyola Marymount University
OP-2: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.56 / 8.00 Ian McKeown
Sustainability Officer
Facilities Management
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Gross Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions:
Performance year Baseline year
Gross Scope 1 GHG emissions from stationary combustion 3,520.84 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 3,309 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Gross Scope 1 GHG emissions from other sources 191.16 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 219 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Gross Scope 2 GHG emissions from imported electricity 6,884.49 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 16,213 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Gross Scope 2 GHG emissions from imported thermal energy 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Total 10,596.49 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 19,741 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Figures needed to determine net carbon sinks:
Performance year Baseline year
Third-party verified carbon offsets purchased 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Institution-catalyzed carbon offsets generated 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Carbon storage from on-site composting 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Carbon storage from non-additional sequestration 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent ---
Carbon sold or transferred 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Net carbon sinks 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

A brief description of the carbon sinks, including vendor, project source, verification program and contract timeframes (as applicable):

not applicable


Adjusted net Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions:
Performance year Baseline year
Adjusted net GHG emissions 10,596.49 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 19,741 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Performance year Baseline year
Start date June 1, 2018 June 1, 2007
End date May 31, 2019 May 31, 2008

A brief description of when and why the GHG emissions baseline was adopted:

First year of carbon footprint done. benchmark school uses


Figures needed to determine “Weighted Campus Users”:
Performance year Baseline year
Number of students resident on-site 3,200 3,195
Number of employees resident on-site 35 40
Number of other individuals resident on-site 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 8,213 7,187
Full-time equivalent of employees 1,763 1,716
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 0 0
Weighted Campus Users 8,290.75 7,486

Adjusted net Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions per weighted campus user:
Performance year Baseline year
Adjusted net Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions per weighted campus user 1.28 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 2.64 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Percentage reduction in adjusted net Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions per weighted campus user from baseline:
51.53

Gross floor area of building space, performance year:
352,063.16 Gross Square Metres

Floor area of energy intensive building space, performance year:
Floor area
Laboratory space 11,363 Square Metres
Healthcare space 175 Square Metres
Other energy intensive space 15,972 Square Metres

EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
391,111 Gross Square Metres

Adjusted net Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions per unit of EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
0 MtCO2e / GSM

A brief description of the institution’s GHG emissions reduction initiatives:

Lighting projects,
transportation projects,
car sharing,
bike program,
shuttles,
energy efficiency contests,
energy retrofits,
education,
water saving devices,
increased recycling,
replaced boilers,
reduced waste,
light sensors,
led replacements,
alternative transportation options.


Website URL where information about the institution's GHG emissions is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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GHG has decreased significantly as a result of efficiency upgrades, grid power mix, and offsets. expanding on-campus renewables

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