Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.66
Liaison Marian Brown
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2016
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Wells College
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

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

Endowment size:
33,967,166 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
300 Acres

IECC climate region:
Cold

Locale:
Small town

Gross floor area of building space:
577,747 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
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Floor area of laboratory space:
14,126 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
2,800 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
4,804 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
217,287 Square Feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0.50
Coal 4
Geothermal 0
Hydro 6
Natural gas 52
Nuclear 31
Solar photovoltaic 0.50
Wind 4
Other (please specify and explain below) 2

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

Renewable biogas - less than 1% (factored into calculations above as 0.5%)
Oil - less than 1% (factored into calculations above as 0.5%)
Solid Waste - 1%


Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 0
Electricity 18
Fuel oil 0.01
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 0.00
Other (please specify and explain below) 81.98

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

We do not have access to natural gas lines, so we utilize propane to replace fuel oil in most buildings. Two buildings have electric heating (Long Library 47,900sf; Dodge Hall 53,400sf) which comprise 18% of the total campus square footage.


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