Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.28
Liaison Cynthia Philippe
Submission Date May 12, 2021

STARS v2.2

Université du Québec à Montréal
OP-2: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.53 / 8.00 Cynthia Philippe
Sustainability advisor
Service du développement organisationnel
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Gross Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions:
Performance year Baseline year
Gross Scope 1 GHG emissions from stationary combustion 7,928 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 6,531.06 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Gross Scope 1 GHG emissions from other sources 65 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Gross Scope 2 GHG emissions from imported electricity 3,724 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 3,939.86 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Gross Scope 2 GHG emissions from imported thermal energy 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Total 11,717 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 10,470.93 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent

Figures needed to determine net carbon sinks:
Performance year Baseline year
Third-party verified carbon offsets purchased 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Institution-catalyzed carbon offsets generated 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Carbon storage from on-site composting 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Carbon storage from non-additional sequestration 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Carbon sold or transferred 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Net carbon sinks 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent

A brief description of the carbon sinks, including vendor, project source, verification program and contract timeframes (as applicable):
Not applicable

Adjusted net Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions:
Performance year Baseline year
Adjusted net GHG emissions 11,717 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 10,470.93 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Performance year Baseline year
Start date May 1, 2018 May 1, 2012
End date April 30, 2019 April 30, 2013

A brief description of when and why the GHG emissions baseline was adopted:
The GEG emissions baseline was adopted by the provincial goverment : https://transitionenergetique.gouv.qc.ca/affaires/secteurs/secteur-institutionnel/cibles-de-reduction-institutionnelles

Figures needed to determine “Weighted Campus Users”:
Performance year Baseline year
Number of students resident on-site 927 927
Number of employees resident on-site 0 0
Number of other individuals resident on-site 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 23,778 26,523
Full-time equivalent of employees 3,065 2,632
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 0 0
Weighted Campus Users 20,364 22,098

Adjusted net Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions per weighted campus user:
Performance year Baseline year
Adjusted net Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions per weighted campus user 0.58 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 0.47 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent

Percentage reduction in adjusted net Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions per weighted campus user from baseline:
0

Gross floor area of building space, performance year:
436,877.42 Gross square meters

Floor area of energy intensive building space, performance year:
Floor area
Laboratory space 12,165.93 Square meters
Healthcare space 0 Square meters
Other energy intensive space 5,304.61 Square meters

EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
466,513.69 Gross square meters

Adjusted net Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions per unit of EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
0.03 MtCO2e per square meter

A brief description of the institution’s GHG emissions reduction initiatives:
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Website URL where information about the institution's GHG emissions is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
The institutionnel target from the provincial goverment : https://transitionenergetique.gouv.qc.ca/en/affaires/secteurs/secteur-institutionnel/cibles-de-reduction-institutionnelles

Energy datas for 2012-2013 are in that link : http://www.education.gouv.qc.ca/references/tx-solrtyperecherchepublicationtx-solrpublicationnouveaute/resultats-de-la-recherche/detail/article/releves-energetiques-du-reseau-universitaire/

Total full-time equivalent student enrollment, in 2019-2020, it was 23,778, in 2012-2013, it was 26,523.

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