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<br /> sustainability update 2013<br /> April 2014<br /> This past year, the Caltech community bid our eighth<br /> President, Dr. Jean-Lou Chameau and his wife Dr. Carol<br /> Carmichael, bon voyage on their new endeavors. The<br /> months preceding their departure allowed us all to<br /> express gratitude for their leadership and reflect on the<br /> significant progress our campus made during their<br /> tenure.<br /> While Caltech’s sustainability initiatives didn’t start when<br /> Dr. Chameau and Dr. Carmichael arrived on campus,<br /> sustainability at Caltech grew to be more viable with their<br /> counsel. Our implementation of a pioneering method to<br /> finance energy conservation measures has decreased<br /> energy use per square foot by 10 percent since 2009<br /> leading to a stabilization of total energy consumption<br /> despite the campus growing 4 percent during that time.<br /> Our energy consumed has also become significantly<a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=1"> sustainability update 2013 Ap</a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=2"> This past year, the Caltech community bid our eig</a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=3"> to look forward and envision Caltech’s continued </a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=4"> sustainability highlights executive summary 20</a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=5"> key performance indicators </a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=6"> reliable clean generation18GWH↓ thro</a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=7"> ↓ energy intensity from 297 kBTU/gsf</a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=8"> 46gallons /gsf FY2013 water use intensity captu</a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=9"> ay42%↓ in total water </a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=10"> 59% diversion in hazardous waste in </a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=11"> dle use14%↓ in total msw generated </a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=12"> 10% of campus gross </a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=13"> reen building BMPs rated design 65%</a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=14"> 1.6 was the 2013 average vehicle ridership 58% o</a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=15"> 00 active members access alternative modes </a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=16"> 24%↓ in dir</a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=17"> 1.5%↑total GHG emissions from </a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=18"> key institutional data unit of measure </a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=19"> footnotes 1. On-site energy generation refers </a> <a title="2013 Sustainability Annual Report page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e4f39ab8?page=20"> sustainability sustainability.caltech.edu 1200 Ea</a>