Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.74
Liaison Krista Bailey
Submission Date Oct. 20, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Pennsylvania State University
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Endowment size:
3,034,000,000 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
7,795.34 Acres

IECC climate region:
Cold

Locale:
Mid-size city

Gross floor area of building space:
20,490,517 Gross square feet

Conditioned floor area:
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Floor area of laboratory space:
1,299,069 Square feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
43,342 Square feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
418,124 Square feet

Floor area of residential space:
2,492,437 Square feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 56
Geothermal 0
Hydro 1
Natural gas 23
Nuclear 19
Solar photovoltaic 0
Wind 1
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

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 0
Coal 44
Electricity 0
Fuel oil 0
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 56
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Campus acreage includes land owned by Penn State in the UP campus vicinity, and areas on long-term lease. Included, for example, are Innovation Park, leased or owned portions of Cato Park, and agricultural lands adjacent to the core campus, including the Arboretum. Does not include areas that are some distance from the UP campus, e.g., the Larson Agricultural Experiment Station or Shaver's Creek/ Stone Valley. Building GSF includes buildings owned by Penn State, or on a long-term lease.

Campus acreage includes land owned by Penn State in the UP campus vicinity, and areas on long-term lease. Included, for example, are Innovation Park, leased or owned portions of Cato Park, and agricultural lands adjacent to the core campus, including the Arboretum. Does not include areas that are some distance from the UP campus, e.g., the Larson Agricultural Experiment Station or Shaver's Creek/ Stone Valley.

Building GSF includes buildings owned by Penn State, or on a long-term lease.

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