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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 69.60
Liaison Shanna Eller
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of North Carolina, Greensboro
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

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

Endowment size:
242,000,000 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
252.60 Acres

IECC climate region:
Mixed-Humid

Locale:
Mid-size city

Gross floor area of building space:
6,053,737 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
---

Floor area of laboratory space:
78,956 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
47,184 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
192,077 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
751,266 Square Feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0.00
Coal 32
Geothermal ---
Hydro 1.98
Natural gas 17.98
Nuclear 48
Solar photovoltaic 0.01
Wind ---
Other (please specify and explain below) 0.04

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

Fuel oil.


Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass ---
Coal ---
Electricity 10.70
Fuel oil 0.10
Geothermal ---
Natural gas 89.20
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

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

Note that the electricity data are from calendar year 2013, while the heating data and other information are from FY2013-14. The electricity information comes from Duke Energy.

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.