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  • 1. “Energy Efficiency, Renewables, and Green Building in HOME Housing Programs” Green Building and Energy Efficiency At HUD CPD Energy Workshop San Jose – June 10, 2008
  • 2. Greenhouse Gas Emissions American Institute of Architects, Architects and Climate Change
  • 3. Our Housing Stock Is Inefficient $1.40 *Public Housing *Multifamily Pre-1990 $1.20 Cost/Sq.Ft/Year $1.00 *Post 1990 Residential $0.80 **1996/97 Residential CA) $0.60 + Energy Star $0.40 $0.20 +Building America $0.00 Source: *2006 Building Energy Data Book; DOE Representative Annual Unit Cost of Energy for 2005 ** California Energy Commission ; + Derived from research studies and anecdotal information.
  • 4. Is HUD’s Energy Action Plan Enough? Phase II Plan - “Promoting Energy Efficiency at HUD in a Time of Change (August 2006) 25 Actions stech/energyefficiency.html
  • 5. Handwriting On The Wall House Appropriations Committee Report 110-238 “The Committee urges HUD to investigate… how HUD can better incorporate energy efficiency measures and green building standards into all housing programs….” GAO Study on HUD’s Energy Efficiency Efforts
  • 6. Legislative Horizon Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 HR 3524 – HOPE VI Reauthorization Green Building Standards Pending: Perlmutter Bill Green Building standard as threshold MFH – Energy Efficiency Pilot; Mortgage Insurance Incentives Energy Efficiency Residential Block Grant Sustainability Institute
  • 7. Energy Efficiency Block Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant OBJECTIVES: – Reduce fossil fuel emissions created within the jurisdictions of eligible entities; – Reduce total energy use; and – Improve energy efficiency in the transportation, building, and other appropriate sectors. STATUS: – Appropriation Pending
  • 8. And California? Climate Change – Global Warming Solutions Act of 2007 (AB 32) Landmark Bill Sets Green House Gas Reduction Goals Mandatory reporting on GHG Emissions Creates State-mandated local program ACRB Enforcement
  • 9. And Cities? The U.S. Mayors’ Climate Protection Agreement Green Ordinances AIA Report – 35 California Cities Flex Your Power Berkeley, Chula Vista, Corona, Irvine, Riverside, Roseville, – San Mateo, Saratoga, Santa Monica… Model: Building & Remodeling Guidelines – Green Building Program – –
  • 10. And Housing? Low Income Housing tax Credits Qualified Allocation Plan – Sustainability Points 4% Threshold Basis Boost for project meeting additional ENERGY/green building standard 5% Threshold Basis Boost for project with renewable energy
  • 11. Are our programs sustainable?