Westover Branch Library

The Westover Library opened in October 2009 and is in the same building as Reed School. The entire facility received LEED Gold certification. Some of its certification credits include energy efficiency features and a small solar array.  Energy use below represents only the library portion of the building.

Energy Snapshot

  • Address: 1644 N McKinley Rd
  • Building Use: Library
  • Current Size: 16,403 ft²
  • Year Built: 2009

Annual Energy Use Intensity

Site energy intensity is the amount of energy (electricity and natural gas) consumed per square foot of gross building area.

20081 20092 2010 2011 2012 2013
Annual Electric Usage (kWh) 95,400 204,768 186,624 181,008 198,144
Annual Natural Gas Usage (therms) 480 2,963 2,942 1,651 2,073
Site Energy Intensity (BTU/ft²) 22,771 60,658 56,756 47,717 53,854
Source Energy Intensity (BTU/ft²) 69,344 161,177 148,437 136,295 150,894
Carbon Footprint (metric tons CO2 equivalent) 54 127 117 107 119
EPA ENERGY STAR Rating
  1. Under construction
  2. Partial year

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