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  • 1. Selecting Green Building Materials: Tools & Strategies You Can Use Ross G. Spiegel, FAIA, FCSI, FIGP, CCS, CCCA, LEED AP BD+C Associate/Senior Specification Writer Green Team Leader Fletcher-Thompson, Inc. Columbus Green Building Forum Green Building Expo Wednesday 14 April 2010
  • 2. Selecting Green Building Materials Introduction – What We Will Learn Today  Selecting Green Building Materials  Steps to Specifying Green Products for Project Certification  Writing Specifications With Green Requirements  Resources You Can Use  Sample Projects 04/14/10 2
  • 3. Selecting Green Building Materials Selecting Green Materials 04/14/10 4
  • 4. Selecting Green Building Materials Steps in Selecting Green Building Materials  Use the LEED Checklist to Identify Potential Material Categories 04/14/10 5
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  • 8. Selecting Green Building Materials Steps in Selecting Green Building Materials  Use the LEED Checklist to Identify Potential Material Categories  Develop List of Specification Sections That Will Have LEED Requirements in Them 04/14/10 9
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  • 11. Selecting Green Building Materials Steps in Selecting Green Building Materials  Use the LEED Checklist to Identify Potential Material Categories  Develop List of Specification Sections That Will Have LEED Requirements in Them  Investigate and Compile Information on Specific Products 04/14/10 12
  • 12. Selecting Green Building Materials Steps in Selecting Green Building Materials  Use the LEED Checklist to Identify Potential Material Categories  Develop List of Specification Sections That Will Have LEED Requirements in Them  Investigate and Compile Information on Specific Products  Document Specific LEED Information Such as Recycled Content, VOC Content, Etc. 04/14/10 13
  • 13. Selecting Green Building Materials Steps to Specifying Green Products for Project Certification 04/14/10 14
  • 14. Selecting Green Building Materials Steps in Specifying Green Products for Project Certification  Determine Which Prerequisites and Credits are Being Pursued 04/14/10 15
  • 15. First Things First  Start Early  Review Checklist  Create List of Possible Spec Sections  Assign Responsibility for Sections 04/14/10 16
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  • 19. Selecting Green Building Materials Steps in Specifying Green Products for Project Certification  Determine Which Prerequisites and Credits are Being Pursued  Determine Which Ones Require Specifications Using Previously Developed Checklist 04/14/10 20
  • 20. Selecting Green Building Materials Steps in Specifying Green Products for Project Certification  Determine Which Prerequisites and Credits are Being Pursued  Determine Which Ones Require Specifications Using Previously Developed Checklist  Assemble List of Required Specification Sections Using Specification Table of Contents 04/14/10 21
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  • 24. Selecting Green Building Materials Steps in Specifying Green Products for Project Certification  Determine Which Prerequisites and Credits are Being Pursued  Determine Which Ones Require Specifications Using Previously Developed Checklist  Assemble List of Required Specification Sections Using Specification Table of Contents  Research Product & System Information 04/14/10 25
  • 25. Selecting Green Building Materials Steps in Specifying Green Products for Project Certification  Research Product & System Information  Prepare Specifications & Incorporate Green Requirements as Appropriate 04/14/10 26
  • 26. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements 04/14/10 27
  • 27. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements Incorporating Green Requirements Into Project Manual  Include Green Requirements In Individual Sections  Coordinate With LEED Checklist  Coordinate With Division 01 Sections  Be Specific – Indicate How Applies to Section  Verify That What You Want Is Achievable 04/14/10 28
  • 28. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements  Use CSI’s SectionFormat as a Guide to Start  Add Green Requirements to Parts 1, 2 and 3 of Section as Required  Coordinate with Requirements of LEED Rating System  Verify Availability of Products, Documentation, and Alternates to Specified Products/Systems 04/14/10 29
  • 29. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements Adding Requirements Into Division 01 Sections – Section 01 11 00 - Summary of Work  Include Owner’s Goals For LEED – Section 01 25 00 - Substitution Procedures  Include Specific Requirements for Green Products – Section 01 32 33 - Photographic Documentation  Include Requirements for Construction Photos – Section 01 33 00 - Submittal Procedures  Include LEED Requirements 04/14/10 30
  • 30. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements SECTION 01 11 00 – SUMMARY OF WORK 1.10 PROJECT ENVIRONMENTAL GOALS A. This project has been registered with the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System Program. More information about the requirements and details of this program can be found at the web site: www.usgbc.org. B. In conjunction with this registration, the Owner has established certain environmental goals for this project to enable the building, upon completion, to achieve the LEED Program’s “Silver” level rating. C. The environmental goals for this project can generally be described as follows: 1. Use Resources Efficiently: a. Select materials that use resources efficiently. 04/14/10 31
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  • 33. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements Adding Requirements Into Division 01 Sections – Section 01 33 29 - Sustainable Design Reporting  New Section MasterFormat 2004 – Section 01 81 13.13 - LEED Requirements  Include Specific Requirements for LEED Rating System – Section 01 45 23.13 - Testing for IAQ, Baseline IAQ, & Materials 04/14/10 34
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  • 36. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements  Section 01 57 30 - Indoor Environmental Control  Coordinate with LEED  Section 01 57 40 - Construction IAQ Management Plan  Coordinate with LEED EQ Credits 3.1-3.2  Section 01 74 19 - Construction Waste Management and Disposal  Coordinate with LEED MR Credits 2.1-2.2 04/14/10 37
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  • 40. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements  Section 01 77 00 - Closeout Procedures  Include LEED Specific Requirements  Section 01 78 53 - Sustainable Design Closeout Documentation  New Section in MasterFormat 2004  Section 01 81 13 - Sustainable Design Requirements  New Section in MasterFormat 2004 04/14/10 41
  • 41. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements  Section 01 90 00 - Life Cycle Activities  New Section in MasterFormat 2004  Includes Commissioning  Section 01 91 00 - Commissioning  Coordinate with Section 01 81 13.13  Coordinate with LEED Prerequisite & Credit 04/14/10 42
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  • 43. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements Add Green Requirements to Technical Sections In Part 1 – General Add The Following:  Submittal Requirements For Recycled Content, Local/Regional Materials/VOC Data In Part 2 – Products Add The Following:  Requirements Such As: Recycled Content, Biobased Content, Restrictions On VOC Content In Products In Part 3 – Execution Add The Following:  Requirements Such As: Indoor Air Quality, Green Installation Requirements, Waste Management 04/14/10 44
  • 44. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements  SS Prerequisite 1 Erosion & Sedimentation Control  Specify Plan Requirements in Section 31 25 00  SS Credit 4.2 Bicycle Storage & Changing Rooms  Specify Bicycle Racks in Section 12 93 13  SS Credit 5.1 Site Development  Specify Native Vegetation in Section 32 90 00 04/14/10 45
  • 45. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements  SS Credit 8 Light Pollution Reduction  Specify Automatic Lighting Control in Section 26 09 23  WE Credit 1.1 Water Efficient Landscaping  Specify Irrigation System in Section 32 84 00  WE Credit 2 Innovative Wastewater Technologies  Specify Constructed Wetlands in Section 32 71 00 04/14/10 46
  • 46. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements  EA Prerequisite 1 Building Energy Systems Commissioning  Specify Commissioning in Section 26 08 00  EA Prerequisite 3 Refrigerant Management  Specify Non-CFC Refrigerants in Section 23 23 23  EA Credit 2 On-Site Renewable Energy  Specify Wind Energy Equipment in Section 26 32 23 04/14/10 47
  • 47. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements  MR Credit 6 Rapidly Renewable Materials  Specify Materials Such as Bamboo Flooring, Cotton Insulation, Agrifiber, Linoleum, Wheatboard, Strawboard and Cork in Various Technical Sections  Section 07 21 00 Thermal Insulation  Section 09 62 23 Bamboo Flooring  Section 09 65 16 Linoleum Flooring 04/14/10 48
  • 48. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements  EQ Credit 1 Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring  Specify Ventilation System Monitoring in Division 23 Sections  EQ Credits 3.1-3.2 Construction IAQ Management Plan  Specify Plan in Section 01 57 40 04/14/10 49
  • 49. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements Add Green Requirements to Technical Sections 04/14/10 50
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  • 55. Selecting Green Building Materials Writing Specifications With Green Requirements Add Green Requirements to Technical Sections 04/14/10 56
  • 56. Selecting Green Building Materials Incorporating Green Requirements Into Bidding And Contract Documents  Reference Green Requirements In Advertisement/Invitation For Bids  Explain Green Requirements in Instructions To Bidders  Incorporate Green Requirements by Reference Into Supplementary Conditions  Link Green Requirements in Division 01 Section To Contract Through Supplementary Conditions 04/14/10 57
  • 57. Selecting Green Building Materials Greening a Specification Your Turn 04/14/10 58
  • 58. Selecting Green Building Materials Greening a Specification – Your Turn  What This Exercise Will Teach You  Using Tools Available Green The Sample Specification  Using The Time Available Work in Groups  Audience Members Will Be Selected to Report The Results of Their Group’s Efforts to All Attendees 04/14/10 59
  • 59. Selecting Green Building Materials Resources You Can Use 04/14/10 60
  • 60. Selecting Green Building Materials Resources You Can Use  Green Building Materials: A Guide To Product Selection And Specification – Second Edition Spiegel & Meadows - John Wiley & Sons – 2006 Third Edition Coming November 2010!  Guide to Green Building Rating Systems Linda Reeder, AIA - John Wiley & Sons – 2010  Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers www.wbdg.org/design/greenspec.php  GreenSpec Directory – Building Green  Environmental Building News - Building Green www.BuildingGreen.com 04/14/10 61
  • 61. Selecting Green Building Materials Resources You Can Use  The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building 7group and Bill Reed / John Wiley & Sons - 2009  The HOK Guidebook to Sustainable Design – 2nd Ed. Mendler & Odell / John Wiley & Sons - 2005  Sustainable Commercial Interiors Penny Bonda & Katie Sosnowchik / Wiley & Sons-2006  Sustainable Design: Architecture, Planning, & Ecology Daniel Williams / John Wiley & Sons – 2007  NYC Department of Design + Construction www.nyc.gov/html/ddc/html/design/specifications.shtml 04/14/10 62
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  • 70. Selecting Green Building Materials Sample Projects 04/14/10 71
  • 71. BIC Headquarters Second Floor Renovations Shelton, Connecticut  XX,XXX SF Space in Existing Building  LEED-CI Certified 2009  First LEED Certified Project in Shelton, CT  31% Reduction in Electric Power for Connected Lighting  96% of the Equipment & Appliances are Energy Star Rated  39% of the Furniture was Salvaged, Reused, or Refurbished  24% of Total Building Material Was Manufactured Using Recycled Material 04/14/10 72
  • 72. BIC Headquarters Second Floor Renovations Shelton, Connecticut  99% of Construction and Demolition Waste Was Recycled  0.6 Mile Walking Trail Around Property  New Furniture & Seating Are Certified as Zero or Low VOC  Dedicated Parking for Van/Car Pools 04/14/10 73
  • 73. BIC Headquarters Second Floor Renovations Shelton, Connecticut 04/14/10 74
  • 74. BIC Headquarters Second Floor Renovations Shelton, Connecticut 04/14/10 75
  • 75. Western Connecticut State University New Science Building – Danbury, Connecticut  New 122,500 SF Science Building  LEED Silver Certification Candidate  70 Lab Hoods  Classrooms, Clean Rooms, Greenhouse, Meteorology Station, Roof Top Observatory 04/14/10 76
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  • 77. Selecting Green Building Materials Use of Regional Materials 04/14/10 78
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  • 79. Selecting Green Building Materials •Regionally Sourced Materials •Sunshades Reduce Glare & Shade Windows 04/14/10 80
  • 80. Selecting Green Building Materials Second Floor Lounge 04/14/10 81
  • 81. Selecting Green Building Materials Use FSC Lumber in Casework Typical Science Classroom 04/14/10 82
  • 82. Selecting Green Building Materials Science Library 04/14/10 83
  • 83. Selecting Green Building Materials Lecture Hall 04/14/10 84
  • 84. Selecting Green Building Materials Use Daylighting Main Lobby & Glass Sculpture 04/14/10 85
  • 85. Selecting Green Building Materials Use FSC Wood for Ceiling Main Lobby Wood Ceiling 04/14/10 86
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  • 87. Timex Headquarters Middlebury, Connecticut  80000 SF Facility With 40000 SF Office Space  Lighting Control System Adjusts Artificial Lighting To Respond To Natural Light  Underfloor Plenum For Conditioned Air, Power, Data, and Voice Cabling  Unique Storm Water Management System 04/14/10 88
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  • 89. Selecting Green Building Materials Reflected Lighting Raised Floor With Distributed Services Within 04/14/10 90
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  • 92. Selecting Green Building Materials Review And Summary  Reviewed Process of Selecting Green Building Materials  Reviewed Steps to Specifying Green Products for Project Certification  Reviewed Writing Specifications with Green Requirements  Discussed Incorporating Green Requirements into Bidding and Contract Documents  Reviewed Resources You Can Use  Reviewed Sample Projects 04/14/10 93
  • 93. Selecting Green Building Materials Review And Summary  Projects Specifying Green Building Materials Require Special Attention & Expansion of Standard Formats & Methods  Never Lose Sight of Green Goal Established for Project - Keep Working Toward Darker Shade of Green 04/14/10 94
  • 94. Questions Ross G. Spiegel, FAIA, FCSI, FIGP, CCS, CCCA, LEED AP BD+C Associate/Senior Specification Writer/Green Team Leader Fletcher-Thompson, Inc. 3 Corporate Drive, Suite 500 Shelton, Connecticut 06484-6244 203-225-6551/Fax 203-225-6800 Rspiegel@ftae.com
  • 95. Selecting Green Building Materials Thank You For Attending Today A Greener Future Is In Your Hands! 04/14/10 96