Metrics

Metrics

metrics icon roundData are collected and reported annually. For a recent metrics snapshot, see Berkeley by the Numbers 2017.

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Metrics: Energy & Climate 1990-2015

Energy & Climate19902000201320142015
Total greenhouse gases (metric tons CO2 eq.)160,389193,955152,785146,868153,460
- GHG Scope 110,63511,10013,96312,14112,097
- GHG Scope 2100,753136,182103,82398,30597,276
- GHG Scope 349,00146,63734,99936,42244,087
Electricity (kWh)156,793,403188,778,537211,786,848213,634,104213,839,330
Steam (MMBtu)968,246983,760985,201892,337868,493
Natural gas (MMBtu)152,230159,597223,462193,462194,174
Total energy (G joules)1,747,5331,886,7762,038,6231,915,5451,891,860
Renewable energy100 kW

Metrics: Water 1990-2015

Water19902000201320142015
Water (millions of gallons)775.7793.6681.0636.2614.1
Wastewater (millions of gallons)543.0555.5476.7445.4429.9

Metrics: Built Environment 1990-2015

Built Environment19902000201320142015
LEED™ buildings (#)141515
Square footage of LEED™ buildings1,596,4031,678,1491,678,149

Metrics: Waste 1990-2015

WasteFY90FY00FY13FY14FY15
Solid waste (short tons)6,3854,6224,3604,271
Diverted waste (short tons)3,1577,7334,4075,261
- Recycled waste2,3741,9781,8441,669
- Construction waste4,2161,0621,536
- Reusables2312017
- Composting7831,3081,4812,039
Diversion rate (%)33%63%/43%50%/44%54%/48%
Hazardous Waste (tons)341184162226

Metrics: Procurement 1990-2015

Procurement19902000201320142015
Recycled paper purchases (% of total copy, fine, and computer paper purchases)71%76%88%

Metrics: Transportation 1990-2015

Transportation19902000201320142015
Fuel usage – commute and fleet (gal)3,118,6712,829,7051,524,9691,442,6782,258,620
Green fleet (%)22.9%32.7%34.5%
Air travel (miles)113,884,430124,947,320126,619,232

Metrics: Food 1990-2015

FoodFY90FY00FY13FY14FY15
Total sustainable purchases (%)28%27%31%

Metrics: Other 1990-2015

Other19902000201320142015
Population44,12045,56550,51151,10952,285
Gross Square footage12,817,51714,145,72816,862,73816,314,26216,337,525
Research$309,755,000$415,408,000$500,879,000$515,518,000$523,289,000