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The University encompasses 1,300 acres; 150 of which are maintained. 

The University buildings excluding housing total nearly 2,250,000 square feet. 

The Physical Plant provides nearly 16 million ton-hours of cooling every year. 

The Physical Plant provides over 44 billion BTUs of heating every year. 

The Physical Plant can provide 8,000 gallons of chilled water every minute.

The Physical Plant can provide 1,600 gallons of hot water every minute.

The University electrical consumption is the equivalent of 2,000 average homes.

The University consumes approximately 160 gallons of drinking water every minute. 

The physical plant has approximately five miles of chilled and hot water distribution piping. 

Each of the five 1,000 ton chillers in the physical plant is powered by a 790 horsepower motor (equivalent of five midsize car engines.)