Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.29
Liaison Thomas Frazer
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of South Florida
OP-2: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.03 / 8.00 Suchi Daniels
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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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 20,314 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 20,314 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Gross Scope 1 GHG emissions from other sources 3,480 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 3,480 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent
Gross Scope 2 GHG emissions from imported electricity 143,758.40 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 143,758.40 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 167,552.40 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 167,552.40 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 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 167,552.40 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 167,552.40 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, 2018 July 1, 2018
End date June 30, 2019 June 30, 2019

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

USF is using the 1819 Fiscal year as a baseline based on a "business as normal," pre-COVID


Figures needed to determine “Weighted Campus Users”:
Performance year Baseline year
Number of students resident on-site 6,141 6,141
Number of employees resident on-site 26 26
Number of other individuals resident on-site 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 44,055 44,055
Full-time equivalent of employees 10,784 10,784
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 3,945 3,945
Weighted Campus Users 39,712.25 39,712.25

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 4.22 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent 4.22 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Percentage reduction in adjusted net Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions per weighted campus user from baseline:
0

Gross floor area of building space, performance year:
11,993,143 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of energy intensive building space, performance year:
Floor area
Laboratory space 2,036,410 Square Feet
Healthcare space 33,783 Square Feet
Other energy intensive space 863,852 Square Feet

EUI-adjusted floor area, performance year:
16,997,381 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:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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