Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.91
Liaison Albert Motel
Submission Date Nov. 25, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Villanova University
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

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

Endowment size:
501,483,000 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
225 Acres

IECC climate region:

Urban fringe of large city

Gross floor area of building space:
3,388,257 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
3,388,257 Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
118,714 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
0 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
145,017 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
742,343 Square Feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 44.50
Geothermal 0
Hydro 1.90
Natural gas 16.20
Nuclear 34.50
Solar photovoltaic 0
Wind 1.70
Other (please specify and explain below) 1.20

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

Other includes landfill gas, waste and oil. Numbers were obtained from the Quarterly State of the Market Report for PJM http://www.monitoringanalytics.com/reports/PJM_State_of_the_Market/2013/2013q3-som-pjm-sec3.pdf

Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass ---
Coal ---
Electricity ---
Fuel oil ---
Geothermal 0.10
Natural gas 99.90
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

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

Villanova has a steam plant on campus that provides heat to the entire campus. The plant can run on #6 Fuel, but be due to costs, we now run the plant on natural gas.

Total campus area does not include the Villanova Conference Center, which encompasses 30+ acres.

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