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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Mary Fischer
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Brandeis University
OP-22: Water Consumption

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired William Bushey
Energy Manager
Facilities Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Water consumption, 2005 baseline year:
95,207,172 Gallons

Water consumption, performance year :
55,200,000 Gallons

List the start and end dates of the water consumption performance year:
July 1, 2011-June 30, 2012

On-campus residents, 2005:
3,052

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
3,015

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
544

On-campus residents, performance year:
2,864

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
3,868

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
376

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with water consumption performance year):
September 2011-September 2012

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

Brandeis engaged in a large project to capture water from the steam system, resulting in large water savings. The data is from FY 2006 as a baseline.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.