APPA Effective & Innovative Practices Award ESAT (Energy and Sustainability Assessment Tool) Carleton University Ottawa Canada. Overview. Problem Statement: Mainstream building assessment tools are not suitable to measure, benchmark and improve sustainability on a campus.
(Energy and Sustainability Assessment Tool)
Problem Statement: Mainstream building assessment tools are not suitable to measure, benchmark and improve sustainability on a campus.
Solution: Carleton University initiated, piloted and directed the development of an online Energy and Sustainability Assessment Tool (ESAT) to measure, benchmark and improve the energy and environmental performance of campuses. ESAT was further developed for use by all APPA members.
Key results to date
Establishes a Comprehensive and Continuous Program to:
Building Listing, Campus-Wide Scores in all Key Sustainability Categories, ESAT Total Score for Individual Buildings – categorized by building functional type, Tabulations of total Campus-Wide and Individual Building Energy and Water Consumption and Energy Intensities , Scope 1 and 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Tabulations of Individual Building Performance in all Key Energy, Water, Energy Management and Sustainability Categories, Tabulation of Estimated Energy and Water Cost Savings Potential for Individual Buildings
The following pages illustrate the framework of the ESAT, with screen shots of the online data entry screens, and Portfolio and Energy and Water Cost Savings Report
User: Christina Carleton FPI
Campus: FPI Participant Organization – Carleton, Ottawa, ON
Working with data for year: 2010-2011
Individual Building Selection Reporting
Individual Building Data Entry for each Section (Screen Shots of Online Tool):
Page setup by key sustainability features allows continuous updating as building energy and environmental improvements are completed.
Portfolio Report Online Screen Shot Samples Shots of Online Tool):