Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.68
Liaison John Gardner
Submission Date May 31, 2016
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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A John Gardner
Sustainability Planning & Policy Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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Endowment size:
102385384 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
629.50 Acres

IECC climate region:
Cold

Locale:
Large city

Gross floor area of building space:
7770174 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
6709232 Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
930393 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
7165 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
1243625 Square Feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0.20
Coal 56.90
Geothermal 0
Hydro 1.10
Natural gas 14.10
Nuclear 25.40
Solar photovoltaic 0
Wind 2.30
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

A brief description of other sources of electricity not specified above:
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Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 0
Electricity 0
Fuel oil 0.10
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 99.90
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:
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The School of Freshwater Sciences is, as of September 2014, heated in part by city steam from We Energies' downtown Valley Power Plant (VPP). The VPP converted two coal-fired boilers to natural gas (Unit 1 converted in November 2014, Unit 2 converted in November 2015). FY15 energy used for heating includes this portion of coal energy before conversion of Unit 1 and before conversion of Unit 2.

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