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Building the Green Business Case

            Shifting Perspectives


                       September 16, 2008


        ...
Outline

1. Green Building at the Municipal Level
    Development Incentives
    Community Outreach
2. Integration with De...
Executive Leadership & Policy
          Green Building Program

Established in 1998 as a voluntary program
for private sec...
Program Incentives
                   needed for
               Voluntary Program

Expedited review & process assistance
M...
Literature and Handouts

           Remodel Guidelines
           Home Buyers Guide
           Program Brochures
         ...
Lectures and Workshops

           Green Building Lectures
             Initiated in 2000
             1st Thursday of eac...
Annual Green Building Expo
                1998 - 2007

Partnerships – Phoenix, Tempe & Scottsdale
                       ...
Integration with the
Building Permit Process

 Project Qualification

 Plan Review & Permitting

 Inspections

 Green Cert...
Green Home Permit Activity
35.00%
30.00%
25.00%

20.00%
15.00%
10.00%
5.00%
0.00%
         1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2...
Beaulieu Residence     Saebi Alternative Building System




    Foster Residence
Multi-Family,
                                      Green Remodeling
                                      and Infill Proj...
Integration with Planning Process
 General Plan Update
  Sustainability and Energy Elements
 Downtown Plan Update
  Strate...
Office of Environmental Initiatives
 Coordinating Body for Sustainability Efforts
   Planning and Development
   Preservat...
Bigger Boxes
We hear that we need to
think quot;outside the boxquot; to
deal with our problems
today.

But it's a process ...
Expanding Scope of
Building Codes and Standards
Minimum requirements to safeguard public
health, safety and general welfar...
The Details AND the Big Picture

Are you working in the
details or big picture?
Past, present or future?
Know where you ar...
Whose Responsibility ?

        Market

  Governmental Policy


   Codes & Standards
Market versus Government

Market Initiatives    Government Policy
  Incentives          Incentives
  Trade Association   G...
Risk - - The Bigger Picture…
 Risk Through the Microscope of Codes…
                        Risks to Future Generations

 ...
Risk - The Bigger Picture…
                        Risks to Future Generations

          Climate Impact                  ...
Building Ratings, Codes and
            Standards
Rating Systems      Standards      Codes &
                             ...
Aligning the Instruments

 Rating Programs

                    Government Policy

Standards & Codes

          Market Sup...
Scottsdale’s Bigger Picture

Building Code Amendments
 Fire Sprinkler Systems
 Energy efficiency – 15% above the national
...
Efforts to Integrate
 Green Building and Codes
USGBC Codes Committee
 Harmonize building regulations and green building
 d...
ICC-Evaluation Service
               for Green Materials
Sustainable Attributes Verification Program
 Recycled content
 R...
ASHRAE 189 - New Standard for
   Green Building Design
 Proposed Standard for the
 Design of Green Buildings
   will provi...
The Larger Context




Source: SERA Architects, Portland, OR - 2008
Shifting Perspectives


Radical Approach         Incremental Approach
  (lifestyle changes)     (e.g. recycled content pro...
Transitional Tools
Promotion and Recognition
 Community Exposure
Development Process Incentives
 Expedited Plan Review
 Re...
Institutional Tools

Rating Systems, Codes and Standards
Financing, Insurance and Property Value
 Green and energy efficie...
And Remember -




Let's get to work…and have fun doing it!
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  1. 1. Building the Green Business Case Shifting Perspectives September 16, 2008 Anthony Floyd, AIA, LEED AP Green Building Program Manager City of Scottsdale
  2. 2. Outline 1. Green Building at the Municipal Level Development Incentives Community Outreach 2. Integration with Development Process 3. Shifting Perspectives Expanding Scope Codes and Standards
  3. 3. Executive Leadership & Policy Green Building Program Established in 1998 as a voluntary program for private sector development public/private sector initiative Green Building Advisory Committee program input, policy development and outreach Rating criteria residential and commercial projects Alignment with existing programs
  4. 4. Program Incentives needed for Voluntary Program Expedited review & process assistance Market differentiation for builders & designers (directory and signs) Promotion material, education & public events
  5. 5. Literature and Handouts Remodel Guidelines Home Buyers Guide Program Brochures Handouts Solar Energy efficiency Water conservation IEQ Materials www.scottsdaleaz.gov/greenbuilding
  6. 6. Lectures and Workshops Green Building Lectures Initiated in 2000 1st Thursday of each month avg. attendance is 45 Solar Lectures Partnership with ASEA 3rd Thursday of each month avg. attendance is 25
  7. 7. Annual Green Building Expo 1998 - 2007 Partnerships – Phoenix, Tempe & Scottsdale Valley’s Premier Green Building Event 10,000 attendees 120 exhibitors 24 educational sessions Green Film Festival Demonstrations including solar energy and alternative fuel cars Product Directory
  8. 8. Integration with the Building Permit Process Project Qualification Plan Review & Permitting Inspections Green Certificate of Occupancy
  9. 9. Green Home Permit Activity 35.00% 30.00% 25.00% 20.00% 15.00% 10.00% 5.00% 0.00% 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
  10. 10. Beaulieu Residence Saebi Alternative Building System Foster Residence
  11. 11. Multi-Family, Green Remodeling and Infill Projects McDonnell Residence Remodel/Addition - Live/work Optima Camelview Village 11 buildings - 700 units - 14 acres 18 acres of vegetated terraces
  12. 12. Integration with Planning Process General Plan Update Sustainability and Energy Elements Downtown Plan Update Strategies for pedestrian friendly environments that help to reduce heat island effect Planning Unit Developments (PUD) Overlay zoning to promote mixed use environments that reduce reliance on automobiles R1-7 Zoning Update Connectivity and livability
  13. 13. Office of Environmental Initiatives Coordinating Body for Sustainability Efforts Planning and Development Preservation Transportation Economic Vitality Water Resources Solid Waste Municipal Services Community Services Citizen and Neighborhood Resources
  14. 14. Bigger Boxes We hear that we need to think quot;outside the boxquot; to deal with our problems today. But it's a process - expand your field of view, get out of the box you're in …into the next bigger box.
  15. 15. Expanding Scope of Building Codes and Standards Minimum requirements to safeguard public health, safety and general welfare Structural strength Accessibility Means of egress Energy conservation Stability Water conservation Sanitation Other hazards attributed Adequate light and to the built environment ventilation Safety to life and property from fire
  16. 16. The Details AND the Big Picture Are you working in the details or big picture? Past, present or future? Know where you are and constantly shift your focus back and forth. That's the only way to maintain perspective and proportion – to see both the things and the relationships between them.
  17. 17. Whose Responsibility ? Market Governmental Policy Codes & Standards
  18. 18. Market versus Government Market Initiatives Government Policy Incentives Incentives Trade Association Green Rating Programs Programs Building Codes and Green Rating Standards Programs Building Permit Financing and Records Property Value
  19. 19. Risk - - The Bigger Picture… Risk Through the Microscope of Codes… Risks to Future Generations Climate Impact Resource Depletion Fire Safety Structural Integrity Dependence on Non- Embodied Energy Means of Egress Renewable Energy Light Pollution Ventilation Loss of Habitat Heat Water & Wastewater Toxicity of Materials Electrical & Gas Loss of Biodiversity Energy Efficiency Nutrification of Water Loss of Agricultural Land Heat Island Effect Increased Transportation Externalized Costs to Society
  20. 20. Risk - The Bigger Picture… Risks to Future Generations Climate Impact Resource Depletion Fire Safety Structural Integrity Dependence on Non- Embodied Energy Means of Egress Renewable Energy Light Pollution Ventilation Loss of Habitat Heat Water & Wastewater Toxicity of Materials Electrical & Gas Loss of Biodiversity Energy Efficiency Nutrification of Water Loss of Agricultural Land Heat Island Effect Increased Transportation Externalized Costs to Society
  21. 21. Building Ratings, Codes and Standards Rating Systems Standards Codes & Ordinances LEED ASTM BREEM IBC ASHRAE IMC Energy Star Green Seal GB Initiative IECC Local Std’s Local Ord’s Green Globes Local GB Programs
  22. 22. Aligning the Instruments Rating Programs Government Policy Standards & Codes Market Supply & Demand
  23. 23. Scottsdale’s Bigger Picture Building Code Amendments Fire Sprinkler Systems Energy efficiency – 15% above the national energy code (2006 IECC) Water conservation – demand controlled hot water recirculation pumps Green Building Program 25% or more better than energy code Electrical and/or plumbing rough-in for future PV and/or domestic hot water system High efficiency plumbing
  24. 24. Efforts to Integrate Green Building and Codes USGBC Codes Committee Harmonize building regulations and green building designs, practices and programs International Code Council (ICC) MOU with USGBC Sustainable Building Technology Committee Green Building Certification Exam for Inspectors ICC-ES Sustainable Attributes Verification Program
  25. 25. ICC-Evaluation Service for Green Materials Sustainable Attributes Verification Program Recycled content Regional materials Biobased materials Certified wood products Solar reflectance index and thermal emittance of roofing materials Volatile organic compound (VOC) content Paints, coatings, adhesives, sealants Urea formaldehyde resin content in composite wood products Low-emission floor coverings
  26. 26. ASHRAE 189 - New Standard for Green Building Design Proposed Standard for the Design of Green Buildings will provide minimum requirements for the design of sustainable buildings 30% better than ASHRAE 90.1 - 2007 1% on-site renewable energy requirement 20% reduction in water use Equivalent to LEED Silver
  27. 27. The Larger Context Source: SERA Architects, Portland, OR - 2008
  28. 28. Shifting Perspectives Radical Approach Incremental Approach (lifestyle changes) (e.g. recycled content product) Doomsday Inconsequential (crisis) (business as usual)
  29. 29. Transitional Tools Promotion and Recognition Community Exposure Development Process Incentives Expedited Plan Review Reduced Development Fees Financial Incentives Grants Fee waivers Tax breaks Bonus development
  30. 30. Institutional Tools Rating Systems, Codes and Standards Financing, Insurance and Property Value Green and energy efficient mortgages Lower risks associated with healthy interiors, performance and durability Higher value for lower operating costs, durability and healthy interiors Today’s green will be tomorrow’s norm
  31. 31. And Remember - Let's get to work…and have fun doing it!
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