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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 Silver
Overall Score 58.51
Liaison Geory Kurtzhals
Submission Date Nov. 23, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Justin Harrell
Engineer
Physical Plant Engineering Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Endowment size:
168,929,684 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
8,622 Acres

IECC climate region:
Mixed-Humid

Locale:
Large town

Gross floor area of building space:
8,016,425 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
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Floor area of laboratory space:
355,053 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
27,640 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
797,585 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
1,198,622 Square Feet

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

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

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

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

Endowment: SIU Foundation total net assets on June 30, 2015: $168,929,684. This endowment includes support for the Springfield satellite campus, which is not included in the institutional boundary for this stars report. It is not possible to determine what portion of the endowment supports the satellite campus.

Physical Facilities Including Acreage, Buildings, and Square Footage
Acres | Buildings | Building Square Footage
Main Campus: 1,136.42 | 242 | 7,207,494
Agriculture Experiment Fields-Carbondale: 2,159.67 | 83 | 238,607
Agriculture Experiment Fields-Belleville: 138.02 | 8 | 14,720
Agriculture Experiment Fields-Dowell: 111.38 | 0 | 0
Carterville Campus: 138.22 | 3 | 40,993
Southern Illinois Airport: 11.63 | 9 | 352,603
Touch Of Nature Environmental Center: 3,031.50 | 97 | 122,413
Other Natural Sciences Research Areas (1): 1,817.00 | 1 | 5,209
VHF TV Transmitter and Tower Sites: 70.60 | 3 | 8,005
HeadStart Facilities: 7.37 | 5 | 26,381
School of Medicine - Springfield (2)(3): 20.60 | 30 | 958,217
Total: 8,642.41 | 485 | 8,977,813
Total excl. SOM: 8,621.81 | 451 | 8,016,425

(1) Includes Middle Mississippi River Environmental Research Field Station, 1380 acres with one building. Wetlands managed by SIU, owned by Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR)

(2) Includes 318,851 square feet leased at 20 facilities

(3) School of Medicine, Springfield, land and facilities excluded from STARS reporting.

SOURCE: Walter Bogard, Justin Harrell, Physical Plant - Engineering Services.
as of 3/22/2016

Floor Area breakouts include Net Usable Area for all rooms designated with NCES codes:
Laboratory Space = NCES 25x (Research Labs only)
Healthcare Space = NCES 8xx
Residential Space = NCES 9xx
Energy Intensive includes the following:
- Central Utility Plant = NCES 031 (8,013 sf)
- Class Laboratory = NCES 21x (401,481 sf)
- Open Laboratory = NCES 22x (96,995 sf)
- Central Computer / Telecom = NCES 71x (8,013 sf)
- Food Facility = NCES 63x (177,572 sf)

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.