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Staying in the black while going green


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A overview of Sustainability

A overview of Sustainability

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  • 1. Staying in the Black While Going Green SPEAKER: PHIL ZITO CEM, LEED AP
  • 2. The Promise You will not be subjected to death by powerpoint You will not be shown fancy graphs that make no sense You will be encouraged to ask questions and challenge the speaker You will have allot of sources to conduct research on when you leave.
  • 3. Goals of Today’s Seminar Educate you on Sustainability Help you fund Sustainability Give you the tools to make sustainable decisions Discuss current methods and future methods of sustainability
  • 4. Glance at What’s Happening Buildings consume 40% of U.S. primary energy, including 72% of U.S. electricity consumption and 36% of natural gas consumption Many Vertical Markets are having utility reduction goals for the first time in their history In many cases Green conflicts with core business objectives
  • 5. Green is not SustainableGreen Sustainable Photovoltaic  High Efficiency Xeriscaping Mechanical Units Eco-Friendly Design  Continuous Moving Comfort out of Commissioning ranges (Think Ashrae  Behavioral 55) Modification  Measurement and Verification
  • 6. How do you become Sustainable?New Construction Existing Buildings1. Design for Efficiency 1. Measure Your not for the Future Performance2. Sustainability Minded 2. Gain Stakeholder Design Engagement 3. Change your3. Understand your Processes business objectives 4. Utilizing your4. Weigh First cost vs Building Automation TCO System
  • 7. How do you  Capital Funding fund  Operational FundingSustainability?  Bond FundingResources:ESPC Overview  ESPC FundingLife Cycle Cost Analysis  Tax Deductions/ IncentivesList of FundingIncentives
  • 8. Once Your Funded…. (or budgeted) How to Prove your Design  Implementing a Log Book (Poor Man’s M&V)  Track via Energy Star  Implementing a M&V Plan  Hire a consultant
  • 9.  Identify your building typeWhat to  List out your systemsImplement  Select opportunities that matchResources: your organizational goalsFacility ImprovementMeasures  Enlist an expert when neededSample Energy (either internal or external)Conservation StudyEnergy ConservationMeasure ListMulti-Sector ECM List
  • 10. Questions Let the learning begin
  • 11. The most important slide of the lecture All About M&V- , , Energy Conservation Measures- Procedures for M&R- Funding- projects Energy Conservation Overview- campus-how-guide-college-and-university-climate-action- planning/51-energy-conservation-and Sample M&V Plans- http://www.evo- mid=367