Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.26
Liaison Matt Wolsfeld
Submission Date March 21, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of Saskatchewan
OP-2: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.68 / 8.00 Vasily Bigildeev
Energy and Emissions Officer
Infrastructure, Planning and Land Development
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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 57,318 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 58,952.20 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Gross Scope 1 GHG emissions from other sources 10,813 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 0 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Gross Scope 2 GHG emissions from imported electricity 81,439.85 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 92,589.30 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 149,570.85 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 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 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 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 149,570.85 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent 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, 2021 May 1, 2009
End date April 30, 2022 April 30, 2010

A brief description of when and why the GHG emissions baseline was adopted:

The USask's GHG target aligns with Saskatchewan Government's provincial targets.


Figures needed to determine “Weighted Campus Users”:
Performance year Baseline year
Number of students resident on-site 2,107 572
Number of employees resident on-site 89 48
Number of other individuals resident on-site 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 19,170 16,734.86
Full-time equivalent of employees 5,595.78 5,044.30
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 651.40 0
Weighted Campus Users

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 8.03 Metric tons of CO2 equivalent Metric tons of CO2 equivalent

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

Gross floor area of building space, performance year:
754,874.87 Gross square meters

Floor area of energy intensive building space, performance year:
Floor area
Laboratory space 47,273.63 Square meters
Healthcare space 7,943.33 Square meters
Other energy intensive space 119,475.49 Square meters

EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
984,784.28 Gross square meters

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

A brief description of the institution’s GHG emissions reduction initiatives:

Energy Action Plan projects have been implemented in several buildings on campus comprising an LED Lighting Retrofit, Building HVAC Re-Commissioning, and an Energy Management Information System.


Website URL where information about the institution's GHG emissions is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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