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Liaison Meghna Tare
Submission Date July 12, 2016
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University of Texas at Arlington
OP-8: Building Energy Consumption

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Meghna Tare
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Total building energy consumption, all sources (transportation fuels excluded):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total building energy consumption 707587 MMBtu 619725 MMBtu

Purchased electricity and steam:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Grid-purchased electricity 374683 MMBtu 310470 MMBtu
District steam/hot water 0 MMBtu 0 MMBtu

Gross floor area of building space::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 6421795 Gross Square Feet 4681761 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of energy intensive space, performance year::
Floor Area
Laboratory space 298389 Square Feet
Healthcare space 4012 Square Feet
Other energy intensive space

Degree days, performance year (base 65 °F)::
Degree days (see help icon above)
Heating degree days 2502
Cooling degree days 3462

Source-site ratios::
Source-Site Ratio (see help icon above)
Grid-purchased electricity 3.14
District steam/hot water 1.20

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or 3-year periods)::
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Sept. 9, 2014 Aug. 31, 2015
Baseline Year Sept. 9, 2014 Aug. 31, 2015

A brief description of when and why the building energy consumption baseline was adopted:

2005 was adopted as the baseline because this is when the office of sustainability was able to get accurate data


A brief description of any building temperature standards employed by the institution:

The Siemens Apogee Energy Management System provides automated, schedule-based temperature setback control to the majority of campus building HVAC systems.


A brief description of any light emitting diode (LED) lighting employed by the institution:

LED lighting fixtures are being tested in several indoor and outdoor applications around campus.


A brief description of any occupancy and/or vacancy sensors employed by the institution:

Several buildings on campus utilize dual-technology (PIR/Infrared and Ultrasonic) occupancy sensors to control area lighting.


A brief description of any passive solar heating employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any ground-source heat pumps employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any cogeneration technologies employed by the institution:

None.


A brief description of any building recommissioning or retrofit program employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any energy metering and management systems employed by the institution:

The campus utilizes the Siemens Apogee Energy Management System, which is connected to nearly all buildings on campus.


A brief description of the institution's program to replace energy-consuming appliances, equipment and systems with high efficiency alternatives:
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A brief description of any energy-efficient landscape design initiatives employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any vending machine sensors, lightless machines, or LED-lit machines employed by the institution:

Vending machine motion sensors are installed on nearly all vending machines on campus, completed in 2009 as part of a $10m ECM contract with Siemens.


A brief description of other energy conservation and efficiency initiatives employed by the institution:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s energy conservation and efficiency initiatives is available:
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The Fiscal year for UTA is from Sept 14- Aug 15

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