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Sustainability Quick Facts 2011

2011
Number: 
17,908
Label: 
metric tons CO2
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Greenhouse Gas Inventory

  • Carbon footprint: 17,908 metric tons CO2 (includes impact of REC purchase)
  • Scope One (on campus stationary, heating and campus fleet): 10,793 metric tons CO2
  • Scope Two (purchased electricity): 5,243 metric tons CO2 (without REC purchase)
  • Scope Three (fac/staff commute, business travel, solid waste, agriculture): 2,638 metric tons CO2

Energy Usage and Production

  • Heating: 56% of carbon footprint (177,214 MMBtu Natural Gas + 38,231 gallons #6 oil)
  • Electricity: 29% of carbon footprint (16,768,701 kwh), 28% with RECs
  • Cogeneration produced: 976,100 kwh
  • Renewable Energy Purchase: 2,388,000 kwh (National Wind)

Miscellaneous

  • Fertilizer: 2,307 lbs synthetic nitrogen + 1,800 lbs organic nitrogen
  • Gasoline: 52,351 gallons
  • Diesel: 9,695 gallons
  • Transportation: 25% of employees commute to work in a means other than 'a single-person vehicle commuter' (11% walk/jog; 9% carpool; 5% bike)