The UConn Office of Sustainability performs an audit every year to determine our annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory. The data from this inventory is used in annual reporting for AASHE Stars Reporting, Sierra Club Cool Schools, and Second Nature President's Carbon Commitment.
Scope 1 (Direct Energy Usage): Stationary and Transport Fuels (including Co-Gen), Fertilizers, Animals, Refrigerants
Scope 2 (Indirect Energy Usage): Purchased Non-renewable Electricity, Heat, and other Utilities
Scope 3 (Other Indirect): Commuting, Purchasing, Waste and Wastewater
The pie charts below show UConn's GHG emissions by Scope and by source.