Teamwork Presentation

Report
360° View of Sustainable Work
Environments
Group 14 Engineering & Ampajen Solutions
It starts with the team!
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Integrated Design / O+M Planning &
Preparation
 Never
too early!
 Green Champions
 “Trickle Down”
Owner’s Project Requirements
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For Existing Buildings, Current Facility
Requirements (CFR)
Consultant Generated = Bad
Not Generated = Bad
Arbitrary Targets = Bad
A FMs tool for communicate existing
conditions
 Base
Building Systems/Building Limitations
 Sole Sourced Vendors
 Company Culture and Programmatic Needs
OPR/CFR Best Practices
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Identify Strategies that Achieve Sustainability
Goals Upfront
 Design
team’s responsibility
 Use CFR as a reality check (O&M staff’s
responsibility)
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Make this a Living Document for the LifeCycle of your Building
Sites
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The importance of transportation
 Urban
location advantages
 Benefits of telecommuting – it’s not
all about emissions!
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Sustainable Site Management
 The
snow removal challenge
 Reduced emissions from site maintenance
 The “F” word… Fertilization!
Water
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Living with low flow
 Hot
water, piping,
maintenance (soaps and
solids)
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Irrigation
 Plantings
 Technologies
 Be
a drip!
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8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0
Water
Consumption in
Gallons
5.3 million gallons
May - October
2010
2011
Water
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Show Me The Money!
Space Type Low Flow
Aerators
Low Flow
Shower
Heads
Low Flow
Flush
Valves
Performance 2.2 to 1.5/1.0 2.5 to 1.5
Assumptions GPM
GPM
3.0 to 1.6
GPM
Office
2 years
2 – 4 years
4 – 8 years
Multi-Family <1 year
1 – 2 years
3 – 4 years
Assumes 80% efficient DHW Plant
Water
Efficient
Irrigation
Systems
It
Depends
Energy
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Go Cheap or Go Big (Hint: Plan for Both)
Energy – RCx 2.0, or MBCx
Energy - MBCx
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Good Fit for any Building with a BAS
Start with the Budget you have
 Under
a few thousand to get started (one time
fee)
 Group14 preferred vendor:
SkySpark by SkyFoundry
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Like RCx, should be less
than two year payback
Energy – Utility Data
Management
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ENERGY STAR evolving
Regression/Cost Avoidance based software
tools can be very powerful
Energy – Utility Data
Management (DHA Case Study)
Report
Action
Electric Heating Use, by address
Work order to remove space heater
High Electricity Baseload, by
address
Energy Manager/Maintenance
Supervisor Investigates
High Summer Gas Use, by address
Energy Manager/Maintenance
Supervisor Investigates
Exceeds allowable irrigation water
use
Call Irrigation Management
Vendor
Kgal/SF Variance
Energy Manager/Maintenance
Supervisor Investigates
Btu/DD/SF Variance (Winter
Heating), by address
Work Order to Functionally Test
Unit, reset thermostat high limit
Continuous Commissioning Fault
Detection
Central Plant work order
Deficiency noted during M&V
Inspections
Work order to address deficiency
Energy – Go Big/Deep Retrofit
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Consider all Major Capital Improvements
over Next Several Years
Informed by Whole Building Analysis
Considers Reputation/Market Position
Paired with Financial Planning
Multi-Stage Project, with Specified “Triggers”
www.rmi.org/retrofit_depot
Materials & Waste Management
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Green Cleaning & Recycling
Next…composting!
Waste audits
Waste Stream Audit
100.00%
90.00%
80.00%
70.00%
60.00%
50.00%
40.00%
30.00%
20.00%
10.00%
0.00%
Percentage of Waste
Type Thrown Away
Percentage
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Percentage of Waste
Type Recycled
Percentage of Waste
Type Composted
Waste Type
Materials & Waste Management
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Waste audits (cont.)
FINAL RESULTS
Total Weight of Waste by
Type
% of
Waste
Stream
Total Volume
Diverted
% Diverted
Waste Type
41.21999968
1.75%
41.21999968
100.00%
Glass
36.17054972
1.53%
33.49124974
92.59%
Aluminum
557.6241557
23.62%
454.2443965
81.46%
Mixed paper
123.6599991
5.24%
123.6599991
100.00%
Corrugated Cardboard
72.13499945
3.06%
64.9214995
90.00%
Plastics
1458.038088
61.76%
1305.230603
89.52%
Food waste
72.03710195
3.05%
25.5615523
35.48%
Other waste
2360.884894
100.00%
2048.3293
86.76%
Total
Indoor Environment
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Repurposing space – what about comfort and
ventilation?
ASHRAE 62.1 – what’s your status?
New office layouts and acoustics
Audience Forum
Thank you!

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