Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 76.34
Liaison Elida Erickson
Submission Date March 1, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of California, Santa Cruz
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Ellen Vaughan
Water & Climate Action Manager
Sustainability Office
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Endowment size:
190,121,000 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
2,038.80 Acres


IECC climate zone:
3 - Warm

Gross floor area of building space:
5,669,513 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
1,237,297 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
37,854 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
0 Square Feet

Additional documentation to support the submission :

The building square footages are based on the University of California's "Outside Gross Square Feet" (OGSF) definition and includes buildings at the Main Campus, 2300 Delaware, Silicon Valley Campus, and the Coastal Science Campus. Unoccupied support structures under 100 sf were not included.

Total Campus Area = Main Campus + Extended Campus OGSF
Main Campus = 88325000.28 sqft or (2027.663 acres)
Silicon Valley Campus - 106,072
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department (EEB) - Coastal Science Campus - 115,704
UCSC Administrative Building at 2300 Delaware - 265,423
Total: 88,812,199.2 / 43,560 = 2,038.8

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