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Liaison Amy Butler
Submission Date Feb. 11, 2016
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Michigan State University
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

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Endowment size:
2145424187 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
5200 Acres

IECC climate region:
Cold

Locale:
Urban fringe of mid-size city

Gross floor area of building space:
22935797 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
20202131 Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
1243327 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
177245 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
766016 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
2851700 Square Feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 1
Coal 26.10
Geothermal 0
Hydro 0.30
Natural gas 69.10
Nuclear 3.60
Solar photovoltaic 0
Wind 0
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A brief description of other sources of electricity not specified above:
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Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 1
Coal 16.30
Electricity 0
Fuel oil 0
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 82.70
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A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:
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The university does have some solar arrays on campus, but the electricity generated from them is currently less than 1%.
One building on campus uses geothermal to contribute to its heating, the Bott Building addition to the Life Science Building, but the energy generated is currently less than 1%.
Sources:
MSU EAS Facilities information tool - IPF Facilities Data Report: http://www.eas.msu.edu/fitii/
MSU FAMIS space management module
DOE Better Buildings Challenge Data Report for MSU
MSU Power and Water Annual Report for FY 2014

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