LEED 2009 applied to a mixed - use building
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LEED 2009 applied to a mixed - use building



LEED 2009 applied to a mixed use building

LEED 2009 applied to a mixed use building
This is just an example and many sustainability features suggested do not necessarily conform to LEED prerequisites ( a requirement for certification).



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  • LEED – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design <br /> USGBC – US green building council <br /> LEED Image -http://www.emeraldskyline.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/LEED-symbols1.png
  • OPTION 2. Community Connectivity <br /> Construct or renovate a building on a site that meets the following criteria: <br /> Is located on a previously developed site <br /> Is within 1/2 mile of a residential area or neighborhood with an average density of 10 units per acre net <br /> Is within 1/2 mile of at least 10 basic services <br /> Has pedestrian access between the building and the services

LEED 2009 applied to a mixed - use building LEED 2009 applied to a mixed - use building Presentation Transcript

  • Archlauds Sr. # Name Designation Reg. # 1 Bilal Shahid Khokhar Chief Architect 20 2 Muaaz Bashir Dhudra LEED Engineer 84 3 Muazzam Ali Chief Engineer 45 4 Qasim Umer Manager – HR 96 5 Waleed Liaqat Field Engineer 122
  • Introduction  The objective of the project was to design a green building or renovate an existing building to make it sustainable. “Green or sustainable building is the practice of creating healthier and more resource-efficient models of construction, renovation, operation, maintenance, and demolition.” © EPA  LEED is a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of green buildings, homes and neighborhoods, developed by the USGBC.  “LEED 2009 For New Construction And Major Renovations” served as the main reference material for the project
  • THE BUILDING Description and Drawings
  • Description Type of building Mixed-use Location/site Plot # 35,G-11 Markaz, Shabbir Sharif Rd, Sector G – 11, Islamabad. Site Area 1600 sqyd Number of floors 6 Number of shops 99 Number of offices 35 Number of flats – no dining area 66 Number of flats – dining area 6 Altitude Approx. 1850 ft above sea level Floor by Floor usage Basement Commercial Ground Commercial 1st Commercial 2nd Residential 3rd Residential 4th Residential
  • Description of areas (by floor) Area Dimension Basement Shop 11’ x 10’-4”, 11’ x 26’, 11’ x 17’, 8’-9” x 10’-4”, 8’-9” x 26’ Corridor 8’ wide, 10’ wide Passage 8’ wide, 7’wide Ground floor Shop 11’ x 64’, 11’ x 56’ Passage 6’ wide, 7’wide, 9’wide 1st floor Office 11’ x 36’ Bath 8'-7" x 5'11“, 5’-7” x 5’- 11” Kitchen 10’ x 8’-3”, 6’x7’, 5’ x 8’- 6” Corridor 8’ wide 2nd , 3rd , 4th Bed 11’ x 11’-4 ‘ T.V Lounge 11’ x 22’, 11’ x 14’ Bath 8'-7" x 5'11“, 5’-7” x 5’-11” Kitchen 10’ x 8’-3”, 6’x7’, 5’ x 8’-6” Dining Room 11’ x 13’ Corridor 8’ wide Schedule of opening Description Size D1 3'-6"X8' D2 3'-3"X8' D3 3'X8' All shop entrances 9'-6"X9' All Bath doors 2'-6"X7' All windows in corridors 4'X6'
  • Front Elevation
  • Cross-section
  • Basement (Plan)
  • Ground Floor Plan (shops)
  • 1st Floor Plan (offices)
  • 2nd , 3rd and 4th Floor Plan (Flats)
  • Building Site  Building constructed in the heart of the G – 11 sector Islambad i.e. the G-11 Markaz.  G-11 Markaz ; hub of commercial activity.  Easily accessible by road.  At Walking distance to nearby residential areas (potential clients for shopkeepers)  Access to basic infrastructure facilities, amenities and services  Is fairly clean and pollution free.  The site is close to a main highway (Kashmir Highway)  Fulfills LEED’s Sustainable Site (SS) credit 2: Density and Community Connectivity – option 2 criteria. (5 credit points)
  • SUSTAINABILITY FEATURES Description and Implementation
  • Efficient Plumbing Fixtures Intent • Conserving water • reducing water bills Pertains to WE Credit 3: Water Use Reduction (2-4 credit points) Technologies / Equipment • Sensor Taps (infrared) • Low output pressure fixtures (faucets, toilets, shower heads) • A few examples are shown below. Calculations • A water use (pressure) baseline must be determined for the building. • Fixtures with output pressures lower than the baseline must be installed. • Online calculator available at zurn.com Fixture Product Max. Flow rate LEED Baseline Price per unit ($) Residential bathroom faucet (sinks) Deva Vision Non Concussive Self Closing Basin Tap - VSN123 1.5 gpm 2.2 gpm 112 Residential Bathroom Shower head MOEN Eco Performance Showerhead 1.75 gpm 2.5 gpm 58
  • Innovation in plan
  • Storm water Runoff control Intent • Reducing storm water run off • Harvesting storm water for non-potable uses such as toilet flushing • Less stress on other water sources Pertains to SS Credit 6.1: Storm-water Design - Quantity Control (1 credit point) Technologies / Equipment • Vegetation mats (roof) • Flower boxes • Large PVC Water tank for storm water storage Feature Product Description Price per unit ($) Vegetated roof Sika Sarnafil Green Roof – Intensive  6 inch of growth medium is provided that can grow a variety of plants.  Fairly high maintenance will be required.  Storm-water retention up to 75 – 80% 25 – 40 per sf Rain water Storage PVC rainwater tank  Tank installed within basement or underground (near Building) to collect storm-water.  The tank will be connected to toilets on the commercial floors of the building via the building’s plumbing system. variable
  • Grey Water Reuse Intent • Recycling grey water for non-potable uses • Reducing stress on other water sources • Reducing water bills Pertains to WE Credit 2: Innovative Wastewater Technologies (2 credit points) Technologies / Equipment • Small scale recycling system (per bath) Or • Large scale recycling system for entire building Feature Product Description Price per unit ($) Grey water large scale recycling Huber smartMBR • It is an easy to use Membrane Bioreactor system • It can be connected to underground rain water storage tank, which in turn is connected to toilets in the building. • Control functions are provided by an integrated programmable logic controller (PLC). • Treatment capacity : 10 – 75 m3 / day Dependent on certain variables Grey water small scale recycling SLOAN AQUS • Water flowing down wash basin or shower drain is treated • Treated water stored in a 5.5 gallon reservoir. • A centrifugal pump (DC power) pushes water via a connecting pipe into storage tank of the toilet where it will be used for flushing. 189 - 375
  • Cool or Green roof Intent • Reducing heat transfer into the building • Reducing energy bills Pertains to SS Credit 7.2: Heat Island effect, EA Credit 1: Optimize Energy Performance (1+(1 – 19) credit points) Technologies / Equipment • Vegetation mats (cover 50% or more of roof) • Reflective Coatings Feature Product Description Price per unit ($) Reflective roof coatings Sikacoat® roof coating (white color recommen ded) • It is a water-based acrylic technology that is low in odor and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). • Sikacoat meets the cool roofing requirements of Energy Star®, California Title 24, LEED® and Green Globes® programs. • It has high solar reflectance. 0.75 – 3 per sqft
  • Innovation in plan
  • Efficient Building Envelope Intent • Preventing water ingress ,entry of pollutants, entry of insects and heat transfer • Reducing energy bills • Maintaining indoor air quality Pertains to EA Credit 1: Optimize Energy Performance (1 – 19 credit points) Technologies / Equipment • Sealants (doors and windows), Caulks (floors) • Double glazed openable windows • Durable and heat reflecting exterior paints Feature Product Description Price per unit ($) Glazed windows WIN-PAK Double glaze glass • Consists of two glass sheets separated by an aluminum spacer. • The spacer contains desiccant granules to absorb moisture. • can reduce the energy consumption of a building by 30% or more. Varies according to size of the windows Durable exterior paint ICI Dulux Weather shield Sun Reflect (Various Shades) • It is a high quality 100% acrylic based emulsion paint. • It can keep exterior walls upto 5 degrees (Celcius) cooler. Varies according to required volume
  • Green Refrigerants Intent • Use of refrigerants that cause little to no ozone depletion or other environmental damage Pertains to EA Credit 4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management (2 credit points) Calculations • Determination of each HVACR equipment’s ozone depletion (ODP) and global warming potential (GWP) for its life cycle • Using GWP and ODP values to determine the refrigerant impact per ton • The ozone depletion potential (ODP) of a chemical compound is the relative amount of degradation to the ozone layer it can cause, with trichlorofluoromethane (R-11 or CFC-11) being fixed at an ODP of 1. Refrigerants with ODP near to zero or less than 0 are not considered harmful to the ozone. • The averaged refrigerant impact per ton for a building should be less than 100 (LEED standard) Technologies / Equipment • Any HVACR systems using Ammonia (R717), Carbon dioxide (R744), Hydroflorocarbons (HFCs)(R410a most common), Water (R718) Refrigerant Companies that offer relevant products Examples of products Ammonia, , Carbon dioxide, Water, HFCs Carrier, SolarNext, Toshiba Residential split systems, Commercial Multi-split systems, Industrial HVAC systems, Chilled beam systems, Underfloor air distribution systems.
  • Air Purification and Air Quality Monitoring Intent • Removing foul odors, dust, pathogens and other contaminants from the air • Maintaining a high indoor air quality Pertains to IEQ Credit 5: Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control (1credit points) Technologies / Equipment • Automatic Air purifiers (Hall ways, entrances, exits) • Automatic dehumidifiers (offices and flats) Feature Product Description Price per unit ($) Air purifier Dr. Weil Single-Room Air Purifier by Dansk®  4-stage, "ozone free" filtration system removes 99.97% of dust, dander and pollen, smoke and odors  Neutralizes most airborne viruses, bacteria, mold and fungi as small as 0.003 microns  Features a smart sensor technology which allows it to continually monitor and control air quality  The purifier uses a HEPA (high efficiency particulate absorbing) filter 389 Dehumidifier TrueDRY DR65 from Honeywell  Removes up to 65 pints of moisture per day  Minimal maintenance required  Increased comfort and energy savings  Refrigerant Type: R-410A 1066
  • Innovation in plan
  • Geothermal System Intent • Using renewable energy for heating • Reducing stress on non-renewable resources • Reducing the building’s energy costs (40 to 60 %) Pertains to EA Credit 2: On-site Renewable Energy (7 credit points) Technologies / Equipment • Horizontally loop (preferred because of low penetration depth) • Vertical loop • Slinky loop • Pond loop • Radiators Feature Local companies that offer relevant products and services Estimated cost ($) Geothermal system Shan Geothermal Technologies, Blueline Technologies, Tecnasia International Depends upon scope of work needed to implement the technology
  • Innovation in plan
  • Material Recycling Intent • Reducing construction cost • Conserving natural resources and energy • Conserving landfill space Pertains to MR Credit 3: Materials Reuse (1 – 2 points) Implementation • Using Recycled materials (steel , wood etc.) in construction • Providing separate containers for different kinds of solid waste (paper, plastics, glass) at waste disposal areas within the building to encourage waste sorting • Sending any sorted solid waste to local waste management or recycling companies or organizations Use of recycled materials • Furniture • Plumbing fixtures • Electrical Fixtures • Beams, columns Local waste recycling organizations Waste busters, Ali traders waste management, Environmental Protection Department for recycling
  • Interior finishes and use of adhesives Intent • Maintaining high indoor air quality • Reducing VOC emissions and ultimately reducing environmental pollution • Reducing VOC related health problems (Eye and throat irritation, headaches, cancer, liver or kidney damage) Pertains to IEQ Credit 4.2: Low-Emitting Materials - Paints and Coatings (1 credit point) Technologies / Equipment • Low VOC interior paints • Low VOC polishes and varnishes • Low VOC glues and adhesives Feature Product Description Price per unit ($) Interior wall finish Berger Breathe Easy Paints  can be applied on all types of smooth plasters, false ceiling, asbestos sheet, concrete etc.  Available in 3.6 liters and 0.9 liters pack  Available in 101 shades Depends on shade and volume required Adhesives/glues Loctite PL 375 VOC Heavy Duty Construction Adhesive  It is a versatile premium grade water-based adhesive for demanding construction jobs  It is non-flammable, environmentally friendly, and meets US state and federal VOC limit regulations  Sets in just 20 minutes and cures in 48 hours 4.98
  • Flooring systems Intent • Maintaining high indoor air quality • Reducing VOC emissions and ultimately reducing environmental pollution • Reducing VOC related health problems (Eye and throat irritation, headaches, cancer, liver or kidney damage) • Reducing deforestation Pertains to IEQ Credit 4.3: Low-Emitting Materials - Flooring systems ( 1 credit points) Technologies / Equipment • Bamboo flooring (high growth and renewal rate, insect and water resistant, cheap, hard and dense, low processing and maintenance) • Ceramic and stone tiles (use of low VOC grouts possible) Feature Product Description Bamboo flooring Teragren® flooring  Has earned FloorScore®-certification, the highest air quality standard in the world  All panels and 1/8" veneer are SCS Indoor Advantage™ Gold certified ( low VOC emissions)  Optimum 5.5® Moso bamboo (matured bamboo) used  Available in a variety of textures, shades and designs Ceramic & stone tiles  Available locally at Hadayatsons, Millat Marble, Asia Marble, S. Abdullah etc.  Variety of designs available
  • Innovation in plan
  • Low Emissivity Films Intent • Maintaining indoor air temperature • Reducing heat transfer without compromising much on light • Reducing energy costs Pertains to EA Credit 1: Optimize Energy Performance (1 – 19 credit points) Implementation • Double glazed glass used in the building can be coated with Low E films made from silver or aluminum • Low E films should be applied to both sheets of a double glazed window • Low E films cost 0.5$ /sqft to apply • They can remain effective in temperatures of upto 60 degree Celsius • Reapplication required after 4 years of use
  • Innovation in plan
  • Wireless Fire Detection And Alarm System Intent • Providing safety against fires • Reducing response time to fires • Reducing energy bills (use of battery powered detectors and alarms) • Reducing environmental pollution Technologies / Equipment • Wireless (battery powered) Detectors and alarms • Radio linked Alarms (one alarm triggered, others triggered automatically) • Environment friendly fire extinguishers • Multiple Fire Escape routes ( stairs on both ends of a building) Feature Product Description Price per unit ($) Smoke detector and alarm system Radio-Interlinked Smoke and Heat Alarms - Ei3100RF Series • A maximum of 12 alarms can be interconnected • RF range 150 metres (minimum) in free space and up to 30 metres in buildings • 5 year Warranty 63 - 89 Fire Extinguishers PurafoamTM Fire Extiguisher • Purafoam™ is readily biodegradable, therefore less harmful to the environment. • Effective at fighting Class A (solid) and Class B (liquid) fires • Comes in a variety of sizes 90 (large)
  • Efficient Electrical Fixtures Intent • Reducing energy bills • Reducing stress on energy production • Reducing Environmental pollution caused by energy production Technologies / Equipment • Low wattage lights (LEDs, Compact fluorescent lights) • Intensity control switches (brightness) Usage • Skylights and other exterior lighting • Interior lighting Companies Philips, Energy Focus, Osaka, Metro From Eartheasy.com
  • Innovation in plan
  • Conclusion Anticipated Benefits of Sustainable Features and Possible Implementation Problems
  • Concluding Statements Anticipated Benefits of Sustainable Features  Reduced health problems such as allergic reactions, asthma attacks, headaches etc. (cleaner air)  Reduced electrical bills  Reduced water bills  Improved safety against fires  Lowered maintenance costs of structural and architectural elements (such as floors)  Lowered Carbon – footprint of the building (Low Global Warming Impact)  Increased social contact (Vegetated roofs can serve as community parks)  Conservation of non renewable energy sources  Conservation of landfill space Possible Implementation Problems  One technology may undermine the function of another e.g. use of certain ceramic tiles clashes with the function of the use of low VOC paints  Unanticipated costs related to implementation e.g. installation of geothermal heating system may cost a lot more than the estimated cost  Use of incompetent personnel for implementation may reduce impact of the features.  Requirement of separate personnel for implementation of each feature may arise