Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Harlan Blauser
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University of North Carolina, Pembroke
OP-26: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Terry Divine
Director of Energy Management
Facilities Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Level of water risk for the institution’s main campus:

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined)::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use 41462702 Gallons 43162340 Gallons

Potable water use::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 41462702 Gallons 43162340 Gallons

Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users"::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of residential students 2007 1950
Number of residential employees 3 3
Number of in-patient hospital beds 0 0
Full-time equivalent enrollment 5163 5250
Full-time equivalent of employees 867 882
Full-time equivalent of distance education students 588 583

Gross floor area of building space::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 1730774 Square Feet 1730774 Square Feet

Area of vegetated grounds::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 262 Acres 262 Acres

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2013 June 30, 2014
Baseline Year July 1, 2012 June 30, 2013

A brief description of when and why the water use baseline was adopted:

The energy and conservation office was just started in 2014

Water recycled/reused on campus, performance year:
0 Gallons

Recycled/reused water withdrawn from off-campus sources, performance year:
0 Gallons

A brief description of any water recovery and reuse systems employed by the institution:

None at this time

A brief description of any water metering and management systems employed by the institution:

Main meter for the whole campus with only a few buildings sub-metered.

A brief description of any building retrofit practices employed by the institution, e.g. to install high efficiency plumbing fixtures and fittings:

A performance contract was completed in May 2013 that included water conservation measures in four of our buildings. Faucets, shower heads, toilets.

A brief description of any policies or programs employed by the institution to replace appliances, equipment and systems with water-efficient alternatives:


A brief description of any water-efficient landscape design practices employed by the institution (e.g. xeriscaping):

We catch rain water to use on potted container plants.

A brief description of any weather-informed irrigation technologies employed by the institution:

Rain sensors employed to turn off sprinklers.

A brief description of other water conservation and efficiency strategies employed by the institution:

We have implemented human behavior training to get students, staff and faculty to conserve as much water as possible while on campus.

The website URL where information about the institution’s water conservation and efficiency initiatives is available:

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