Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.05
Liaison Kimberly Reeves
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Colorado Colorado Springs
PRE-4: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Mariness Falcon
Design and Construction Project Manager
Facilities Services
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Endowment size:
70,800,000 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
549 Acres

Locale:
Large city

IECC climate zone:
5 - Cool

Gross floor area of building space:
3,134,408 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
42,355 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
9,547 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
35,701.71 Square Feet

Additional documentation to support the submission :
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$1.9B endowment is for entire CU system in 2020. $46 million is for UCCS campus. All investments are made by the CU Foundation for all four campuses.

The code 250 is used by our campus to identify all spaces that are used to conduct research. The number used for laboratory space is specific to spaces with equipment, since some using code 250 are office spaces.
Laboratory Space (with equipment only) – 42,355 sf
Laboratory spaces (with no equipment) – 7,629 sf

For our healthcare spaces, we used codes 800 and 450 to best represent our campus space usage.
The codes are from the Space Use Codes in the U.S. Department of Education's Postsecondary Education Facilities Inventory and Classification Manual.

Energy Intensive –
Food Production..........22,496.90 sf
Bookstore................11,548.00 sf
Engineering Data Center.....442.29 sf
OCSE Data Center...........1,214.52 sf
TOTAL.....................35,701.71

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