U.S. Senate
Energy Committee
     Presentation
          by
The Green Standard
     June 8, 2010
Legislative Clarity
                   with
  Science-Based Measurement
                    of
Energy, Water, Green House ...
Accelerated Achievement
                                     of
               Existing and New Regulations
              ...
Consumer Protection and Cost Savings
                            producing
                 New Economy Jobs
             ...
Deborah Dunning, President & Founder
The Green Standard

Erin Meezan, Vice President, Sustainability
Interface Global


Da...
Deborah Dunning, President & Founder
The Green Standard

Improving Environmental Decision Making
                         ...
Mission
 Advancing sustainable production and consumption
    by providing education, tools and training to
          manu...
Life Cycle Assessments
      as the basis for ISO-Aligned
Environmental Product Declarations . . .




 . . . Improve Ener...
Selected Achievements

                                                           - EPA Education Program
                ...
Existing Drivers

                                                          - Executive Orders
                           ...
Near Term Goals

                                             - Legislative Guidance
                                     ...
Path to Collaborative Success

                                                        - Product Category Rules
          ...
Environmental Product Declaration
                                                 Program Operator
                      ...
Advantages of
                                                      Type 3 Ecolabels
                                     ...
Global Environmental Product Declaration Activity

- The Green Standard is partnering with the European Union’s
    Instit...
Erin Meezan, Vice President, Sustainability
Interface Global

    WE’VE ALWAYS FOCUSED
    ON THE FUTURE.




          Fo...
Founder Ray Anderson
Sustainability Industry Leader - Repeatable Success




                  www.TheGreenStandard.org
Extreme Goals - Achievable Results




         www.TheGreenStandard.org
Life Cycle Assessments - Road to Results




            www.TheGreenStandard.org
Deeper understanding of process and impacts are revealed




                   www.TheGreenStandard.org
Science-based understanding leads decision making




          Uses of LCA at Interface
             Product trend footpr...
Decisions directly impact improved results




            www.TheGreenStandard.org
Third Party Verification provides assurance




      Uses of LCA at Interface
        Third party verification of
       ...
Green House Gas Impacts by Component




              Uses of LCA at Interface
                 Understanding areas of im...
Dana K. “Deke” Smith, FAIA, Executive Director
          buildingSMART alliance


             A Council of
National Insti...
National Institute of Building Sciences
             Selected Achievements
1987 - Construction Criteria Base
1992 - Whole ...
Vision
 . . . transparently share, apply and maintain information about
facilities and infrastructure to enhance quality a...
Drivers/Passengers     Road System
                       Road System              Rules of the Road

  Associations      ...
ISO
 buildingSMART Intl
   Intl Additions
National BIM Standard
         Ballots
       Projects               The Green S...
Kimon Onuma, FAIA, President & Founder
ONUMA, Inc.
buildingSMARTalliance Board Member




           www.TheGreenStandard....
ONUMA, Inc. demonstrates what is possible today with




  2-minute demo video at: http://vimeo.com/12394910/password
    ...
The power of Open Standards in the travel industry




                www.TheGreenStandard.org
Open Standards are now transforming the building industry




                    www.TheGreenStandard.org
Cloud Computing is available for achieving green goals




                  www.TheGreenStandard.org
U.S. Coast Guard is an Information Leader
with its 33 million sf portfolio modeled in BIM




              www.TheGreenSt...
Data regarding floor covering,
              furniture, people and usage for
              rooms and buildings . . .




w...
. . . Help tie buildings to missions in powerful ways, and . . .




                      www.TheGreenStandard.org
. . . Represent Congressional requirements in clear ways




                   www.TheGreenStandard.org
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Base data live on the web




                   www.TheGreenStandard.org
Environmental data can also be represented live on the web . . .




                       www.TheGreenStandard.org
. . . and can be applied to the entire U.S. Army portfolio




                    www.TheGreenStandard.org
GSA building with Environmental Product Declaration data




                   www.TheGreenStandard.org
Green areas represent Interface carpet and related data




                   www.TheGreenStandard.org
Customized reports support The Green Standard processes




                   www.TheGreenStandard.org
Science-based processes and data represented by clear
visualizations that improve consensus decision making
can be confide...
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      Energy Committee
                Presentation
                       by
     The Green Standard
        ...
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  1. 1. U.S. Senate Energy Committee Presentation by The Green Standard June 8, 2010
  2. 2. Legislative Clarity with Science-Based Measurement of Energy, Water, Green House Gases and other Environmental Factors Visual Data Representations www.TheGreenStandard.org
  3. 3. Accelerated Achievement of Existing and New Regulations with Life Cycle Analysis and Environmental Product Declarations Life Cycle Analysis Environmental Product Declarations www.TheGreenStandard.org
  4. 4. Consumer Protection and Cost Savings producing New Economy Jobs maintaining U.S. Global Leadership with Legislative Guidance Georeferenced Data www.TheGreenStandard.org
  5. 5. Deborah Dunning, President & Founder The Green Standard Erin Meezan, Vice President, Sustainability Interface Global Dana K. “Deke” Smith, FAIA, Executive Director buildingSMART alliance Kimon Onuma, FAIA, President & Founder ONUMA, Inc. buildingSMART alliance Board Member www.TheGreenStandard.org
  6. 6. Deborah Dunning, President & Founder The Green Standard Improving Environmental Decision Making with Measurable, Repeatable Processes for 10-years as a 501c3 Environmental Product Declaration www.TheGreenStandard.org
  7. 7. Mission Advancing sustainable production and consumption by providing education, tools and training to manufacturers and purchasers. Translating scientifically robust performance information into useful and used formats supporting product eco- design and environmentally preferable purchasing www.TheGreenStandard.org
  8. 8. Life Cycle Assessments as the basis for ISO-Aligned Environmental Product Declarations . . . . . . Improve Energy and Water Use Measurement, Verification & Reporting www.TheGreenStandard.org
  9. 9. Selected Achievements - EPA Education Program - United Nations Life Cycle Work Group - Green Purchasing Accredited Professional - ISO 14025 Program First U.S. EPD Program - Established Global Product Alliance Environmental Protection Agency - Established eLCie Green Building Interactive Learning Exhibit Created by The Green Standard - Collaboration Leader in Global Building Industry www.TheGreenStandard.org
  10. 10. Existing Drivers - Executive Orders - Commerce Dept. Programs - SEC Regulations - Federal Agency Implementation - Association Support - Open Standards - Global Competition - Cloud Computing Award-winning guide by The Green Standard www.TheGreenStandard.org
  11. 11. Near Term Goals - Legislative Guidance - Agency Compliance Assistance - Win-Win Tax Structure - Assist National Export Initiative - Grant Programs Established - Assist EO 13514 - Assist S. 3390 - Assist Net Zero Energy Goals Interiors and Sources Cover Article by Deborah Dunning www.TheGreenStandard.org
  12. 12. Path to Collaborative Success - Product Category Rules Assists Wide Participation Validated by Experts Assures Level Field - Third Party Verification Science-based Review Validated by Experts - Transparent Data Formats Gaia Product Profile assists data sharing www.TheGreenStandard.org
  13. 13. Environmental Product Declaration Program Operator (The Green Standard) - Provides Report Formats - Reviews Submissions - Works with Third Party Reviewers - Registers, Posts and Publicizes availability of data to all interested stakeholders One “snapshot” view of EPD data www.TheGreenStandard.org
  14. 14. Advantages of Type 3 Ecolabels over Type 1 & 2 Ecolabels - Objective - Natural - Comparable - Trusted Environmental Product Declaration Cover www.TheGreenStandard.org
  15. 15. Global Environmental Product Declaration Activity - The Green Standard is partnering with the European Union’s Institute for Construction and the Environment - The EU is writing Environmental Product Declaration Law - Japan is experiencing internal productivity gains with EPDs - Brazil, China and Korea are registering EPDs www.TheGreenStandard.org
  16. 16. Erin Meezan, Vice President, Sustainability Interface Global WE’VE ALWAYS FOCUSED ON THE FUTURE. Focus on the Future www.TheGreenStandard.org
  17. 17. Founder Ray Anderson Sustainability Industry Leader - Repeatable Success www.TheGreenStandard.org
  18. 18. Extreme Goals - Achievable Results www.TheGreenStandard.org
  19. 19. Life Cycle Assessments - Road to Results www.TheGreenStandard.org
  20. 20. Deeper understanding of process and impacts are revealed www.TheGreenStandard.org
  21. 21. Science-based understanding leads decision making Uses of LCA at Interface Product trend footprint www.TheGreenStandard.org
  22. 22. Decisions directly impact improved results www.TheGreenStandard.org
  23. 23. Third Party Verification provides assurance Uses of LCA at Interface Third party verification of claims www.TheGreenStandard.org
  24. 24. Green House Gas Impacts by Component Uses of LCA at Interface Understanding areas of impact PRESENTATION TITLE. Presentation Subtitle. DATE www.TheGreenStandard.org
  25. 25. Dana K. “Deke” Smith, FAIA, Executive Director buildingSMART alliance A Council of National Institute of Building Sciences Created by Congress 1974 - Public Law 93-383, Sect. 809 Reports to President www.TheGreenStandard.org
  26. 26. National Institute of Building Sciences Selected Achievements 1987 - Construction Criteria Base 1992 - Whole Building Design Guide 1997 - National Computer Aided Design Standard 2007 - National Building Information Modeling Standard www.TheGreenStandard.org
  27. 27. Vision . . . transparently share, apply and maintain information about facilities and infrastructure to enhance quality and economy . . . www.TheGreenStandard.org
  28. 28. Drivers/Passengers Road System Road System Rules of the Road Associations Consensus Rules AGC ISO 16739 AIA ISO 15926 AACE ISO 12006-3 CII ISO 29481 MCAA CSI/OmniClass NECA Masterformat NSPE Uniformat PCI And more. . . SMACNA. . . www.TheGreenStandard.org
  29. 29. ISO buildingSMART Intl Intl Additions National BIM Standard Ballots Projects The Green Standard www.TheGreenStandard.org
  30. 30. Kimon Onuma, FAIA, President & Founder ONUMA, Inc. buildingSMARTalliance Board Member www.TheGreenStandard.org
  31. 31. ONUMA, Inc. demonstrates what is possible today with 2-minute demo video at: http://vimeo.com/12394910/password Password - BIMStorm (case sensitive) www.TheGreenStandard.org
  32. 32. The power of Open Standards in the travel industry www.TheGreenStandard.org
  33. 33. Open Standards are now transforming the building industry www.TheGreenStandard.org
  34. 34. Cloud Computing is available for achieving green goals www.TheGreenStandard.org
  35. 35. U.S. Coast Guard is an Information Leader with its 33 million sf portfolio modeled in BIM www.TheGreenStandard.org
  36. 36. Data regarding floor covering, furniture, people and usage for rooms and buildings . . . www.TheGreenStandard.org
  37. 37. . . . Help tie buildings to missions in powerful ways, and . . . www.TheGreenStandard.org
  38. 38. . . . Represent Congressional requirements in clear ways www.TheGreenStandard.org
  39. 39. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Base data live on the web www.TheGreenStandard.org
  40. 40. Environmental data can also be represented live on the web . . . www.TheGreenStandard.org
  41. 41. . . . and can be applied to the entire U.S. Army portfolio www.TheGreenStandard.org
  42. 42. GSA building with Environmental Product Declaration data www.TheGreenStandard.org
  43. 43. Green areas represent Interface carpet and related data www.TheGreenStandard.org
  44. 44. Customized reports support The Green Standard processes www.TheGreenStandard.org
  45. 45. Science-based processes and data represented by clear visualizations that improve consensus decision making can be confidently requested by Congress today www.TheGreenStandard.org
  46. 46. U.S. Senate Energy Committee Presentation by The Green Standard June 8, 2010 2010 Copyright by: Deborah Dunning, The Green Standard Erin Meezan, Interface Global Dana K. “Deke” Smith, FAIA, buildingSMART alliance Kimon Onuma, FAIA, ONUMA, Inc. Michael Bordenaro, BIM Education Co-op
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