Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.42
Liaison Mary-Lee Townsend
Submission Date Oct. 6, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Western University
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Endowment size:
431,853,000 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
193.44 Hectares

IECC climate region:

Large city

Gross floor area of building space:
766,865.77 Gross square meters

Conditioned floor area:

Floor area of laboratory space:
269,639.07 Square meters

Floor area of healthcare space:
43,201.38 Square meters

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
135,326.50 Square meters

Floor area of residential space:
245,777.12 Square meters

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 0
Geothermal 0
Hydro 40.85
Natural gas 0
Nuclear 55.67
Solar photovoltaic 0
Wind 0
Other (please specify and explain below) 3.49

A brief description of other sources of electricity not specified above:

Ontario Power Generation reports using 3.49% thermal energy which is composed of a combination of oil, natural gas, biomass and coal (prior to the Ontario coal phase out). For more information please refer to OPG.com or www.opg.com/generating-power/thermal/Pages/thermal.aspx

Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 0
Electricity 2
Fuel oil 0
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 98
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.