CUMC's 2010 Annual Energy Consumption

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Across our six main Research Buildings, in fiscal year 201 CUMC had the following consumption statistics:

  • 79,200,000 kWh
  • 1,150,000 therms of natural gas
  • 10,000 gallons of #2 oil
  • 270,000 Mlb of steam
  • 50,000 MMBTU of district chilled water
  • 54,000 metric tons of CO2e

Consumption Breakdown by Fuel

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Consumption Breakdown by Cost

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Consumption Breakdown by Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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To put these numbers in perspective, according to the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator…

CUMC’s annual electricity consumption is equivalent to:
The annual greenhouse gas emissions from 10,359 passenger vehicles
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Emissions from energy use in 4,611 homes for one year
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Carbon sequestered annually by 11,552 acres of pine or fir forests

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