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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 Ryan Buchholdt
Submission Date Aug. 12, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Alaska Anchorage
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

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Endowment size:
144,685,770 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
387 Acres

IECC climate region:
Subarctic

Locale:
Large city

Gross floor area of building space:
2,356,169 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
2,486,981 Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
48,924 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
1,912 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
77,747 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
390,766 Square Feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0.01
Coal 11.76
Geothermal 0
Hydro 11.72
Natural gas 69.38
Nuclear 0
Solar photovoltaic 0
Wind 0
Other (please specify and explain below) 7.13

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

The resource mix for the AKMS subregion includes about 30% of power generated from
heating oil.


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

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