Keeping with the University of California's commitment to accountability, an annual report is provided to the Board of Regents each January on UC's progress toward meeting the goals in the Policy on Sustainable Practices.
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Highlights of 2012 Achievements:
- By the end of 2012 UC had 119 LEED™ certifications (total of new construction, renovation, and existing building certifications), the most of any university in the country;
- In 2012, the University added 32 LEED certifications, including five projects that received LEED Platinum, the highest rating available;
- The University has over 14 megawatts of onsite renewable energy generation installed or under construction;
- More than $66.4 million in energy efficiency grant funding has been received since 2004, with approximately $18.9 million received in 2012;
- Annual avoided costs from energy efficiency projects implemented to date are above $37 million; cumulative avoided costs from energy efficiency projects implemented since 2004 are now over $90 million;
- Eight campuses have met the goal of decreasing per capita potable water consumption by 20 percent.
Previous Annual Reports