Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 62.73
Liaison Tina Woolston
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
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Tufts University
OP-7: Building Energy Consumption

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.55 / 8.00 Betsy Isenstein
Director of Facilities Technical Services
Facilities Services
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Total building energy consumption, 2005:
342,550 MMBtu

Building space, 2005 :
2,940,867 Gross Square Feet

Total building energy consumption, performance year:
340,150 MMBtu

Building space, performance year:
3,234,442 Gross Square Feet

Performance Year = Fiscal Year 2010
Gross Square feet includes Walnut Hill Properties (not owned by Tufts).

Building efficiency efforts have been going on since 1990, so this metric only captures a portion of the reduction in energy consumption per gross sq. ft.

Dining services at Tufts specifically buys the most energy efficient equipment available in the market and periodically audits their operating processes to identity opportunities to reduce energy and water consumption.

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