Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 31.26
Liaison Eric Promnitz
Submission Date Dec. 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Nova Southeastern University
OP-5: Building Energy Efficiency

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.02 / 6.00 Eric Promnitz
Senior Energy and Controls Engineer
Physical Plant
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Electricity use, performance year (report kilowatt-hours):
kWh MMBtu
Imported electricity 74,549,056 Kilowatt-hours 254,361.38 MMBtu
Electricity from on-site, non-combustion facilities/devices (e.g., renewable energy systems) 0 Kilowatt-hours 0 MMBtu

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

Total site energy consumption, performance year:
254,361.38 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space, performance year:
4,780,257 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of energy intensive space, performance year:
Floor area
Laboratory space 274,789 Square Feet
Healthcare space 116,678 Square Feet
Other energy intensive space 1,000 Square Feet

EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
5,564,191 Gross Square Feet

Degree days, performance year:
Degree days
Heating degree days 133.10 Degree-Days (°F)
Cooling degree days 4,895.50 Degree-Days (°F)

Total degree days, performance year:
5,028.60 Degree-Days (°F)

Start and end dates of the performance year (or 3-year period):
Start date End date
Performance period July 1, 2019 June 30, 2020

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

Electricity use, baseline year (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Imported electricity 76,493,884 Kilowatt-hours 260,997.13 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 0 MMBtu
Imported steam, hot water, and/or chilled water 0 MMBtu

Total site energy consumption, baseline year:
260,997.13 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space, baseline year:
4,780,257 Gross Square Feet

Start and end dates of the baseline year (or 3-year period):
Start date End date
Baseline period July 1, 2018 June 30, 2019

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

FY19 was used due to the availability of energy data and uniformity of building occupancy.


Source-site ratio for imported electricity:
3

Total energy consumption per unit of floor area:
Site energy Source energy
Performance year 0.05 MMBtu / GSF 0.16 MMBtu / GSF
Baseline year 0.05 MMBtu / GSF 0.16 MMBtu / GSF

Percentage reduction in total source energy consumption per unit of floor area from baseline:
2.54

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:
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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:
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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:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s energy conservation and efficiency program is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Stationary fuels are not used at the Davie campus and therefore are reflected by a value of 0 in both the Baseline and Performance Year responses.

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