Fire Training Academy

Fire Training Academy

Energy use in this building rises and falls in large part with occupancy, depending on whether a class of firefighter recruits is in session. AIRE and Facilities Management replaced the heat pumps in this building in 2011, cutting energy use nearly 20 percent.

Energy Snapshot

  • Address: 2800 S Taylor St
  • Building Use: Office
  • Current Size: 11,150 ft²
  • Year Built: 1994

Annual Energy Use Intensity

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

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Annual Electric Usage (kWh)  148,240 149,920 146,000 173,120 135,061 108,320 119,760
Annual Natural Gas Usage (therms) 1,612 1,272 1,077 688 747 937 869
Site Energy Intensity (BTU/ft²) 65,713 62,933 59,687 59,146 48,038 41,550 44,441
Source Energy Intensity (BTU/ft²) 183,066 181,450 175,030 175,030 145,065 119,509 130,563
Carbon Footprint (metric tons CO2 equivalent) 89 88 85 98 77 64  70
EPA ENERGY STAR Rating 41 48 49 43 65 73 67

 

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