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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 58.72
Liaison Kelsey Smith
Submission Date March 3, 2017
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STARS v2.0

University of the Pacific
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

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

Endowment size:
385,013,704 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
175 Acres

IECC climate region:
Mixed-Dry

Locale:
Mid-size city

Gross floor area of building space:
2,018,731 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
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Floor area of laboratory space:
111,000 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
34,300 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
21,000 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
683,000 Square Feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 5
Coal 0
Geothermal 5
Hydro 9
Natural gas 24
Nuclear 21
Solar photovoltaic 9
Wind 7
Other (please specify and explain below) 21

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

Numbers were taken from PG&E's 2014 Power Mix report due to Pacific's consumption of energy from PG&E.

Other is stated as: "** Beginning in 2010, transactions not specifically traceable to specific generation sources are designated as "unspecified" in accordance with AB 162's revisions to Public Utilities Code section 398.2" Power Content Label


Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 0
Electricity 3.99
Fuel oil 0
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 96.01
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:
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Numbers used for specific floor space were given by the Physical Plant Director as estimates.

Townhouse Apartments and Burn Tower use electric heat.

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.