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Sustainability Quick Facts 2012

2012
Number: 
15,167
Label: 
metric tons CO2
Image: 

Greenhouse Gas Inventory

  • Carbon footprint: 15,167 metric tons CO2 (includes impact of REC purchase)
  • Scope One (heating, campus vehicles, agriculture & refrigerants): 9,374 metric tons CO2
  • Scope Two (purchased electricity): 4,158 metric tons CO2 (without REC purchase)
  • Scope Three (fac/staff commute, business travel & solid waste): 2,177 metric tons CO2

Energy Usage and Production

  • Heating: 54% of carbon footprint (155,108 MMBtu Natural Gas + 22,549 gallons #6 oil)
  • Electricity: 26% of carbon footprint (16,679,476 kwh), 24% with RECs
  • Cogeneration produced: 776,800 kwh
  • Renewable Energy Purchase: 2,388,000 kwh (National Wind)

Miscellaneous

  • Fertilizer: 4,326 lbs synthetic nitrogen + 2,475 lbs organic nitrogen
  • Gasoline: 46,616 gallons
  • Diesel: 11,573 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)