Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Dennis Cochrane
Submission Date March 19, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Virginia Tech
OP-22: Water Consumption

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Fred Selby
Energy & Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services, Office of Energy and Sustainability
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Water consumption, 2005 baseline year:
307043287 Gallons

Water consumption, performance year :
441333886 Gallons

List the start and end dates of the water consumption performance year:
1/1/11 - 12/31/11

On-campus residents, 2005:
8978

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
22862

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
1131

On-campus residents, performance year:
8584

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
26382

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
1180

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with water consumption performance year):
1/1/11 - 12/31/11

Indication of whether institution has a stated commitment to water use reduction goals:
Yes

A brief description of the plan of action to achieve water use reduction goals:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s water conservation initiatives is available:
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While Virginia Tech strives to reduce its water consumption, a 14.6% growth in campus size relative to the 2005 baseline year combined with the lack of a comprehensive campus-wide water reduction strategy have resulted in negative progress for this credit relative to 2005.

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