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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 Claudia Frere-Anderson
Submission Date Oct. 14, 2015
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University of Washington, Seattle
IC-2: Operational Characteristics

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Endowment size:
2,800,000,000 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
643 Acres
+ Date Revised: Nov. 11, 2015

IECC climate region:

Large city

Gross floor area of building space:
17,750,716 Gross Square Feet

Conditioned floor area:
13,039,322 Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
1,021,941 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
1,208,904 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
268,415 Square Feet

Floor area of residential space:
1,067,322 Square Feet

Electricity use by source::
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0.15
Coal 1.70
Geothermal 0
Hydro 88.90
Natural gas 0.15
Nuclear 4.50
Solar photovoltaic 0
Wind 3.40
Other (please specify and explain below) 1.50

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

Landfill Gases, Biomass, Natural Gas, Other, Petroleum and Waste
Source: http://www.seattle.gov/light/FuelMix/

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 3
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 97
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

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.