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Certified Events 2007-2013

Event 

Title:
5th Annual CARE Conference
When:
-
Where:
Francis Marion Hotel - Charleston
Category:
Gold Certified

Description

Name of organization holding event: Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE)

Event Statistics:

Event Attendance                            149 Total: 10 local, 56 regional, 79 national and 4 international
Total Event Meeting Floor Space     16,519 avg. square feet per day
Total Electricity Consumption 20,482 kWh
Total Natural Gas Use824 therms
Total Air Passenger Miles 165,146 miles, (2,461 gallons kerosene)
Total Vehicle Miles 33,288 VMTs, (1,556 gallons gasoline)

Estimated Emissions and Emissions Offsets for 2007 CARE Annual Conference


Pollutant Type

Emissions Caused by Event Energy Use (lbs.)

Emission Reduction Offsets by Donor and Amount (lbs.)

Total Emission Reduction Offsets (lbs.)

Number of Times Emissions Offset

Basin Electric

Invista

Milliken

Leonardo Academy

Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

152,866

209,523

130,000

130,000

 

469,523

3.1

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)

114

834

 

 

204

1,038

9.1

Nitrogen Oxide (NOx)

240

574

 

 

 

574

2.4

Particulates (PM10)

32

12

 

 

 

12

0.4

Particulates (PM2.5)

21

7

 

 

 

7

0.3

Mercury (Hg)

2.81E-04

3.15E-03

 

 

 

3.15E-03

11.2

Emission Reduction Donors

Basin Electric Power Cooperative donated 78,339 kWh of green tags from their waste heat recovery projects located in North Dakota and South Dakota. This donation offset over 100% of total conference emissions.

Invista donated 130,000 lbs of CO2 equivalent offsets from industrial process improvements.

Milliken donated 130,000 lbs of carbon credits from forest preservation projects.

Leonardo Academy donated and retired emission reductions to offset the SO2 emissions caused by this event. Source: U.S. EPA SO2 Allowance No. 200200199988 purchased by Cleaner and Greener

Venue

Venue:
Francis Marion Hotel   -   Website
Street:
387 King Street
ZIP:
29403
City:
Charleston
State:
South Carolina
Country:
Country: us

Description

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