Beyond the Building

Estimated Conditions with Lloyd Crossing Redevelopment, 2050Tree cover: 25%-30%Solar energy input: 161,006,000 kWh per yearCarbon balance: 2,144 tons per year net added to atmosphereO2 released: 27 tons per yearCO2 used: 38 tons per yearNatural gas imported: 11,100,000 kWh per yearElectricity imported: 46,600,000--100% wine generatedPrecipitation: 64 million gallons per year--45% stormwater runoff, 35% groundwater recharge, 10% evaporation, 10% transpirationPotable water: 57,736,439 gallons per year--90% wastewater, 10% building system and occupant consumption.

Existing Conditions, 2004Tree cover: 14.5%Solar energy input: 161,006,000 kWh per yearCarbon balance: 29,069 tons per year net added to the atmosphereO2 released: 3 tons per yearCO2 used: 5 tons per yearNatural gas imported: 8,350,425 kWh per yearElectricity imported: 38,800,000 kWh per year--66% coal generated, 20% gas generated, 13% hydro generated, 1% renewable energyPrecipitation: 64 mllion gallons per year--88% stormwater runoff, 10% evaporation, 2% transpiration, groundwater recharge negligiblePotable water: 22,956,288 gallons per year--90% wastewater, 10% building system and occupant consumption

Pre-Development Habitat ConditionsTree cover: 90%, 54 acres of mixed conifer forestSolar energy input: 161,006, kWh per yearCarbon balance: 681.2 tons per year net removal from atmosphereO2 released: 495.4 tons per yearCO2 used: 681.2 tons per yearNatural gas imported: Zero kWh per yearElectricity imported: Zero kWh per yearPrecipitation: 64 million gallons per year--50% groundwater recharge, 30% stormwater runoff, 15% transpiration, 5% evaporation.

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