LEED for Interior Designer


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Presentation for the Virginia Marti College.
Content: Sustainability past and future, LEED Commercial interior certification

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LEED for Interior Designer

  1. 1. SUSTAINABILITY AND LEEDFOR INTERIOR DESIGNPresentation prepared by Susann Geithner,Director of Sustainability at HSB, LEEDUser.com Guest Expert
  2. 2. Content2 Sustainability Past and Present Green Building Rating Systems U.S. U S Green Building Council and Green Building Certification Institute LEED professional accreditation LEED rating systems LEED for I f Interiors i What’s next?
  3. 3. Sustainability Past and Present y3 Diversity Reuse Local Recycle Triple Bottom line Renewable Ecological Chemicals Day Light
  4. 4. Green Building Rating Systems g g y4 What kind of sustainable rating systems are out there?
  5. 5. USGBC and GBCI5 U.S. Green building Council Non profit organization Established 1993 Develops the rating system LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) More than 16,000 members 21,810 21 810 projects certified by LEED i 91 countries j ifi d b in i 160,000 LEED APs
  6. 6. USGBC and GBCI6 Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) Third party certification Institute Established 2008 Verifies compliance with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Administers LEED certification of buildings and LEED Accredited Professional credentials Does NOT develop LEED standard
  7. 7. Why be sustainable? y7 Reduce Energy Use by 24% - 50% Reduce CO2 Emissions by 33% - 39% Reduce Water Use by 40% R d W t U b Reduce Solid Waste by 70%
  8. 8. Why be sustainable? y 8 People spend 90% of their time Indoors Green Buildings have better Indoor air quality and lighting Increase Employee Productivity by 0.5-15% Reduced Absenteeism Improves Employee Retention by 3-50% p p y ySources: The Total Exposure Assessment Methodology (TEAM) Study. EPA 600/S6-87/002. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1987; LEED project data USGBC; GreenBuilding and the Bottom Line. Rocky Mountain Institute
  9. 9. Where is the need for a certification coming from?9 How d H do you determine sustainability? d t i t i bilit ? Consumes less Healthy for Lasts l longer Energy people Reuse materials Less site disturbance Greenis a Green Building? What Washing Recycle Water less Green roof Renewable urinals High Energy Use technology
  10. 10. Where is the need for a certification coming from?10 Independent third party certification Through the US Green Building Council a non-profit Organization National and International recognized and excepted Already part of some local and state laws for public buildings and/or new constructions
  11. 11. Where is the need for a certification coming from?11
  12. 12. LEED AP12LEED credentials for professionals administered by the GBCI LEED Green Associate LEED AP LEED Fellow 2 h multiple choice test 2+2 h multiple choice test Eligibility: -LEED AP for 8 years Eligibility: fees Eligibility: fees -10 years experience in the -Project experience Project -Documented experience Documented green building field -Sustainable field of work with registered or certified -Nominated by at least 4 -Education program project within last 3 years endorsers Credential maintenance: LEED GA 15 CE hours; LEED AP 30 CE hours within 24 months Seminars (ERB), LEED project work, self-study, college course, credentials, volunteer / committee work, …
  13. 13. LEED Rating systems g y13 LEED NC - New Construction & Major Renovations LEED CS - Core & Shell LEED for Schools LEED Health-Care LEED CI / NC for Retail LEED CI - Commercial Interior LEED EBOM - Existing Buildings – Operation & Maintenance LEED Homes & Mid-Rise LEED ND Neighborhood Development
  14. 14. LEED – level of certification14 40-49 points 50-59 points 60-79 points >80 points Certified Silver Gold Platinum Energy Efficiency 18% 30% 37% >37%
  15. 15. Why do I need to know LEED?15
  16. 16. How does a LEED certification impactmy design?16 Categories Interior design Sustainable Site Faucets, Shower heads Water Efficiency Toilets, i l T il t urinals Material & Resources Carpet, wall finishes, furniture Reuse, Reuse refurbished materials Energy & Environment Lighting, appliances Environmental Quality Task lights Carpet, paint, furniture Innovation and Design Educational signage Regional Priority
  17. 17. What do I need to look for when selecting plumbing fixtures? WE P117 Reduce calculated fixture’s water use by 20% or 30% in fixture s comparison to EPAct Fixture Use Requirements 1992 Calculated Fi t C l l t d Fixture W t U B li Water Use Baseline Calculated new water consumption 10% 20% 35% Reducedflow toilets costs Low sewer/water Water consumption 460,000 Gal Reduced sewer/water costs Low flow faucets Hot water tank Reduced Hot water boiler costs Reduced Hot water boiler30% costs Low flow showers Capacity Reducedflow urinals Low energy consumption Reduceddemand consumption Power energy and 30% consumption
  18. 18. What do I need to look for when selecting plumbing fixtures? – WE P118 No battery or power connection necessary
  19. 19. What do I need to look for when selecting plumbing fixtures? WE P119 Gallons per minute or cycle
  20. 20. What do I need to look for when selecting lighting? EA P220 Reduced the Lighting Power density below the ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2004 (Energy Standard for Buildings) ASHRAE Standard Office Building – 1 0 watts/sq.ft. 1.0 watts/sq ft General Lighting Furniture Lighting Lighting power / Square footage 0.52 watts/sq.ft 0.23 watts/sq.ft = Lighting power density /q 0.65 watts/sq.ft. % 35% Reduction p 3 points 0.75 watts/sq.ft. 25% Reduction 2 points 0.85 watts/sq.ft. 15% Reduction 1 points
  21. 21. What do I need to look for when selecting lighting and appliances? EA P221 Lighting control, occupancy and daylight sensor, g g , p y y g , individual control and adjustability Energy efficiency: wattage, light output Avoid inefficient lighting i.e. back lighting OR use low wattage alternatives i.e. LEDs Prerequisite
  22. 22. What do I need to look for when selecting lighting and appliances?22
  23. 23. What do I need to look for when selecting any materials? – MR c423
  24. 24. What do I need to look for when selecting any materials? – MR c424
  25. 25. What do I need to look for when selecting any materials? – MR c525 1-2 Points Use materials and products that are manufactured regionally or manufactured and extracted regionally • 20% manufactured 1pt. regionally • 10% manufactured % 1pt. and extracted regionally 500 mile
  26. 26. What do I need to look for when selecting any materials? – MR c626 1-2 Points Use rapidly renewable construction materials and products including Furniture for 5% of the total material costs Total M t i l F it T t l Material + Furniture C t Costs Non-rapidly renewable content 5% Typical office fit-out Approx. 50% of costs Furniture Furniture, carpet, ceiling = no Less than 10% materials left rapidly renewable content 0 point Not possible half of it needs to be renewable
  27. 27. What do I need to look for when selecting any materials? – MR c727 1-2 Points User FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified new wood based products and materials including Furniture Total Costs for wood based Materials Non-FSC certified 50% - FSC certified Doors Millwork Wood accent ceiling Furniture Wood wall covering
  28. 28. What do I need to look for when selecting any materials? – IEQ c428 1-5 Points Use Low emitting materials for all: g 1 point Adhesives and Sealants 1 point Paints and Coatings 1 point Carpet System 1 point p Composite wood and Laminates with urea-formaldehyde free resins i 1 point System Furniture
  29. 29. What else do you need to consider? IEQ 8 1 – 8 2 8.1 8.229 3 Points Provide daylight and view for building occupants Direct sunlight More than 2% Daylight (25 ft. cd.) Less than 2% 1 pt. 75% 25% 2 pts. 90% 10 1 point 2 point
  30. 30. Paper work and process of certification p p30
  31. 31. Paper work and process of certification p p31
  32. 32. Process of certification – Split review p32 Space design changes Final designPreliminary design Address Final Design Reviewreview comments • 25 business days• 25 business days y • Submit clarifications and • Max 25 business days Max. requested additional t d dditi l• Submit design credits only documentation Finished Final certification process: duration about 4 months construction Preliminary Construction Review Address review Final construction • 25 business days comments review • Submit construction credits and • 25 business days changed design credits • Max. 25 business days Combined review = Design Accept review +Construction Review all after Certification finished construction • Order your plaque
  33. 33. What is next? – Life cycle costing y g33 Design Demolition Construction Renovation Operation
  34. 34. What is next? – recycled or recyclable y y34 Recycling as we know it? Consumer Manufacturing plant Recycling plant Landfill
  35. 35. What is next? – recycled or recyclable y y35 Recyclable materials Consumer Manufacturing plant
  36. 36. What is next? – carbon neutral36 CO2 CO2 Raw material CO2 Use, Recycle, CO2 Manufacturing operate Transportation CO2 Construction CO2 Marketing
  37. 37. What is next? – high or low tech g37
  38. 38. 38 QUESTION & ANSWER? Susann Geithner, LEED AP BD+C & EBOM BD C Director of Sustainability at HSB Architects & Engineers Phone: 216 586 0229 Ext 11 Email: sgeithner@hsbarch.com www.hsbarch.com HSB on Facebook HSB on twitterThank you for coming.
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