Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.25
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
OP-2: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.15 / 8.00 Meredith Moore
Sustainability Programs Coordinator
Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment
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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 190,122.10 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 378,803 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Gross Scope 1 GHG emissions from other sources 7,041.36 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 13,865 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Gross Scope 2 GHG emissions from imported electricity 152,907.44 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 116,938 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 350,070.90 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 509,606 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 ---
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):
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Adjusted net Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions:
Performance year Baseline year
Adjusted net GHG emissions 350,070.90 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 509,606 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 July 1, 2019 July 1, 2007
End date June 30, 2020 June 30, 2008

A brief description of when and why the GHG emissions baseline was adopted:
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Figures needed to determine “Weighted Campus Users”:
Performance year Baseline year
Number of students resident on-site 8,165 11,614
Number of employees resident on-site 997 0
Number of other individuals resident on-site 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 47,656 41,496
Full-time equivalent of employees 14,894 11,537
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 3,160 0
Weighted Campus Users 46,833 42,678.25

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 7.47 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 11.94 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Percentage reduction in adjusted net Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions per weighted campus user from baseline:
37.40

Gross floor area of building space, performance year:
22,753,687 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of energy intensive building space, performance year:
Floor area
Laboratory space 2,407,574.17 Square Feet
Healthcare space 110,476.09 Square Feet
Other energy intensive space 2,011,063.08 Square Feet

EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
29,800,850.60 Gross Square Feet

Adjusted net Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions per unit of EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
0.01 MtCO2e / GSF

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:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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