|Submission Date||May 5, 2020|
University of Victoria
PRE-4: Operational Characteristics
Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability
Total campus area:
IECC climate zone:
Gross floor area of building space:
Floor area of laboratory space:
Floor area of healthcare space:
Floor area of other energy intensive space:
Additional documentation to support the submission :
UVic's natural beauty and west coast island surroundings inspire our deep commitment to civic engagement and environmental stewardship. The main Gordon Head campus is situated on 402 acres of suburban mixed developed and forested land on the southern tip of Vancouver Island on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada. The buildings footprint takes up approximately 60 acres, with 39 acres of completely undeveloped land. There are 61 classroom, office, and multipurpose buildings, and 70 residential housing buildings/units, together totaling 4,274,393.0 gross square feet of space. Of that, less than 0.5% is energy intensive space and 1.2% is laboratory space.
UVic is a public institution with a total endowment of $394 million and total annual revenues in 2014/15 of $567 million (25% tuition, 33% from the provincial government, 13% federal government, 11% sales, 4% donations, 10% investment income and 4% other).
Energy used on campus is split between electricity from hydro sources supplied by the Public Utility Company, BC Hydro, and natural gas from Fortis BC.
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