When natural gas prices are low and electricity costs are high,
it is more cost effective to generate electricity from natural
gas on campus than to purchase it directly from EWEB.
in 1993: 4,346,731 sq ft Total in 2003: 5,191,473 sq ft Percent increase from 1993 to 2003: almost 20% Information: The addition of the Knight Law Center
and Student Recreation Center account for the increase between
1998 and 1999.
in 1993: 16,593 students Total in 2003: 20,033 students Percent increase from 1993 to 2003: over 20% Information: The student population has continually
increased over the last decade and there are currently over 20,000
in 1993: 55,107,170 KWh Total in 2003: 55,565,386 KWh Percent increase from 1993 to 2003: about 1% Information: The minimal increase in total KWh
occurred regardless of the total sq ft and student population
both increasing over 20%. This is partly the result of more energy
efficient building designs and conservation efforts.
in 1993: 3,321 KWh/student Total in 2003: 2,774 KWh/student Percent decrease from 1993 to 2003: about 16%
per Sq Ft
in 1993: 12.7 KWh/sq ft Total in 2003: 10.7 KWh/sq ft Percent decrease from 1993 to 2003: about 15%
Josh Ruddick is responsible for compiling raw energy
data, analyzing trends in energy consumption, and preparing information
for the campus community when requested. He also configures billing
for specific campus buildings, pays the university energy bills and
maintains correspondence with EWEB regarding campus energy.