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Second Pbs Environment

  1. 1. Raheem Cash, Director Environment Division Office of Facilities Management Sustainability and GSA Office of Facilities Management FM Public Buildings Service 1 08/11/09
  2. 2. Our Responsibility Our Business The Environment
  3. 3. <ul><li>Our Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure PBS customers have a safe and healthy work environment </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure PBS operations produce minimum harm to the natural environment </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure PBS operates with minimal financial, legal, and public relations risks </li></ul><ul><li>Our Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance and maintain sufficient knowledge of the environmental, health, and safety status of PBS facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance and maintain PBS employee awareness of their environmental, health, and safety responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure PBS employees receive the tools, information, and resources required to meet our responsibilities </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Sustainability? <ul><li>Sustainability is closely aligned with the concept of a ‘triple bottom line’ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It expands traditional reporting frameworks to take into account environmental & social performance in addition to financial performance </li></ul></ul>Economic Social Environment SUSTAINABILITY
  5. 5. The Usual Suspects
  6. 7. What 1.1. million federal tenants generate…….
  7. 8. Our Customers’ Business and the Environment
  8. 9. Building Impacts <ul><li>40% of Annual US Energy Use </li></ul><ul><li>30% of CO 2 Production </li></ul><ul><li>40% of Ozone Depletion </li></ul><ul><li>35% of Municipal Solid Waste </li></ul><ul><li>30% of Wood And Raw Materials Use </li></ul><ul><li>25% of Water Use </li></ul><ul><li>30%+ of Buildings Have Poor Indoor Air Quality </li></ul><ul><li>& Most People Spend About 90% Of Their Time Indoors </li></ul>
  9. 10. Sustainable Design & Regulations <ul><li>Laws </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Environmental Policy Act, 1969 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clean Air Act, 1970; amended 1990 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource Conservation & Recovery Act, 1976; amended 1994 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy Policy Acts, 1992, 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Executive Orders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>13327 Federal Real Property Asset Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>13423 Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Regulations cont. <ul><li>EISA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30% Portfolio-wide Reduction In Energy Consumption In 10 Years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20% Water Reduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>55% Less Use Of Fossil Fuel Generated Energy—New Buildings AND Renovations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain Pre-development Hydrology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus On Existing Buildings </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Recovery Act <ul><li>> 250 Projects; 50 States, 2 Territories & DC </li></ul><ul><li>17 New Construction; $1 Billion </li></ul><ul><li>43 Major, Whole-Building Modernizations </li></ul><ul><li>200 Limited-Scope Projects </li></ul><ul><li>$4.3 Billion for Existing Buildings </li></ul>
  12. 13. Recovery Act <ul><li>Major Modernization Triage </li></ul><ul><li>Limited Scope Projects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Re/Retro-Commissioning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building Tune Up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lighting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanical Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PV Roofs; Cool Roofs, Planted Roofs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Free-Standing PV; Wind </li></ul>

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