|Submission Date||April 14, 2015|
Raritan Valley Community College
IC-2: Operational Characteristics
Total campus area:
IECC climate region:
Gross floor area of building space:
Conditioned floor area:
Floor area of laboratory space:
Floor area of healthcare space:
Floor area of other energy intensive space:
Floor area of residential space:
Electricity use by source::
|Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)|
|Other (please specify and explain below)||0.70|
A brief description of other sources of electricity not specified above:
JCP&L is part of First Energy, which sources 71% of our energy. They report solar, wind and hydro as a combined number. That has been reported here under hydro. Other is for oil. See https://www.firstenergycorp.com/content/fecorp/about/generation_system.html.
RVCC purchased 24% wind energy RECs in FY2014.
The college does not own SRECs for on-site solar, but STARS directed RVCC to include it here.
Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
|Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)|
|Other (please specify and explain below)||6.97|
A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:
Other is waste heat from cogeneration plant, which is used to heat campus hot water loop. Gas includes science lab usage (same meter).
For conditioned floor area, removed 50,000 sq ft of Phys Ed building (not including Facilities offices). Lab space is half of Science building. Other energy intensive space is half of a floor of the West building for computer labs (7500), plus the data center (1000) and the cafeteria kitchen (3000). The college purchases 35% wind energy in addition to the mix from JCPL.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.