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HUD Phoenix Energy Workshop

HUD Phoenix Energy Workshop
September 16-17, 2008

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  • Building the Green Business Case Shifting Perspectives September 16, 2008 Anthony Floyd, AIA, LEED AP Green Building Program Manager City of Scottsdale
  • 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
  • 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
  • Program Incentives needed for Voluntary Program Expedited review & process assistance Market differentiation for builders & designers (directory and signs) Promotion material, education & public events
  • Literature and Handouts Remodel Guidelines Home Buyers Guide Program Brochures Handouts Solar Energy efficiency Water conservation IEQ Materials www.scottsdaleaz.gov/greenbuilding
  • 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
  • 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
  • Integration with the Building Permit Process Project Qualification Plan Review & Permitting Inspections Green Certificate of Occupancy
  • 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
  • Beaulieu Residence Saebi Alternative Building System Foster Residence
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Whose Responsibility ? Market Governmental Policy Codes & Standards
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Aligning the Instruments Rating Programs Government Policy Standards & Codes Market Supply & Demand
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Larger Context Source: SERA Architects, Portland, OR - 2008
  • Shifting Perspectives Radical Approach Incremental Approach (lifestyle changes) (e.g. recycled content product) Doomsday Inconsequential (crisis) (business as usual)
  • 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
  • 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
  • And Remember - Let's get to work…and have fun doing it!