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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.

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Liaison Claudia Kent
Submission Date July 28, 2011
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Haverford College
OP-8: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Bill Anderko
Asst Director Facilities Management: Maintenance
Facilities Management
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Option 1: Total clean and renewable electricity generated on site during the performance year and for which the institution retains or has retired the associated environmental attributes :
0.00 MMBtu

Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated:
400 MMBtu

Option 3: Total clean and renewable electricity generated by off-site projects that the institution catalyzed and for which the institution retains or has retired the associated environmental attributes :
0 MMBtu

Option 4: Total RECs and other similar renewable energy products that the institution purchased during the performance year that are Green-e certified or meet the Green-e standard's technical requirements and are third party verified:
47,768 MMBtu

Option 5: Total electricity generated with co-generation technology using non-renewable fuel sources :
0 MMBtu

Total energy consumed during the performance year :
133,869 MMBtu

A brief description of on-site renewable electricity generating devices :

On the roof of the Marshall Fine Arts Building the College has in place a photovoltaic array that powers miscellaneous lighting. Its output is approximately 1000 watts or 1 kw.

A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:

At the Douglas B. Gardener Integrated Athletic Center (GIAC) the college has in place a solar domestic hot water systeem consisting of 3-20 tube, evacuated tube collectors and 4-30 tube, evacuated tube collectors.
The president's residence of 1 College Circle is a 6747 square foot residence that is heated and cooled by a geothermal system.

A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:

There are no off-site institution-catalyzed, renewable energy generating devices.

A brief description of RECs or other similar renewable energy products purchased during the previous year:

Haverford College has in place a renewable electricity attribute purchase agreement through which it purchases Wind Energy REC in the amount of 14,000 MWh/Yr or 47,768 MBtu. All Wind Energy RECs purchased meet or exceed Green e-standards.

A brief description of co-generation technologies deployed:

Within its power house, Haverford College has emergency generator capacity to power the entire campus. The college however does not, however use this generation capacity to power the campus.

The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:

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