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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 Shanna Eller
Submission Date Feb. 20, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of North Carolina, Greensboro
SD-10: Energy Use by Type

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Trey McDonald
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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The percentage of total electricity use from coal.:
41.78

The percentage of total electricity use from wind.:
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The percentage of total electricity use from biomass.:
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The percentage of total electricity use from natural gas.:
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The percentage of total electricity use from solar PV.:
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The percentage of total electricity use from geothermal.:
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The percentage of total electricity use from nuclear.:
47.75

The percentage of total electricity use from hydro.:
0.88

The percentage of total electricity use from other.:
9.59

Provide a brief description.:
All electricity is provided by Duke Energy. The "other" includes renewables (not specified) and power purchased by Duke for distribution.

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from coal.:
0

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from biomass.:
0

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from electricity.:
2

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from natural gas.:
97

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from geothermal.:
0

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from fuel oil.:
1

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from other.:
0

Provide a brief description.:
The 2% is an estimate. Most of campus is heated by steam generated at a central boiler plant and distributed via pipes across campus. A few residence halls are heated with electrical heat pumps, however.

If cogeneration, please explain.:
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Information for this credit was received from Duke Energy and from the UNCG Energy Manager, David Basich.

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.