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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 Gold
Overall Score 65.93
Liaison Srinivasan Raghavan
Submission Date Feb. 24, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Missouri
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Endowment size:
804,900,000 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
1,262 Acres

IECC climate region:

Large town

Gross floor area of building space:
14,178,920 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
10,468,287 Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
2,706,389 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
235,604 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
628,280 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
1,796,987 Square Feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 12.80
Coal 34
Geothermal ---
Hydro ---
Natural gas 32.10
Nuclear ---
Solar photovoltaic ---
Wind 9.60
Other (please specify and explain below) 11.50

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

Electricity purchased from Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO). MISO generation has a diversified fuel mix; 40% Coal, 40% Gas and Oil, 12% Renewable, and 8% Nuclear.

Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 24
Coal 64
Electricity ---
Fuel oil ---
Geothermal ---
Natural gas 12
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

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

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.