Roundtable 3: NetZero Energy Installations and Facilities


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Roundtable 3: NetZero Energy Installations and Facilities

  1. 1. Hosted by: Office of Senator Richard Burr Office of Senator Kay Hagan North Carolina Military Business CenterSponsored by: Presenting Sponsor Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsor
  2. 2. Net Zero Energy Installations and FacilitiesThis roundtable will address:•Benchmarking, conservation and efficiency in energy consumption• High performance, sustainable building• Utilizing and re-purposing waste energy• Generation of energy from renewable sources• Reducing petroleum consumption and GHG emissions
  3. 3. Net Zero Energy Fort Bragg InitiativesCurrent Initiatives (Installation/Agency: Fort Bragg)1. Retro Commissioning to reduce energy usage3.Small scale PV systems up to 300 kw3. Ground Source Heat Pump systems4. Energy awareness and Conservation programs5. Thermal Energy Storage (Chill water)
  4. 4. Net Zero Energy Fort Bragg Future NeedsFuture Needs (Installation/Agency: Fort Bragg)1. Retro Commissioning2. Large scale PV (1-10 MW)3. Base load energy security generation (i.e. bio-mass)4. More GSHP projects
  5. 5. Energy Initiatives MCIEASTCurrent Initiatives (MCB Camp Lejeune)1. P1400 – Solar PV Construction Project2. Heat and Hot Water Upgrades3. Lighting Retrofits4. Energy Audits5. Facility Metering and Controls6. FSRM and MILCON Programs
  6. 6. Energy Initiatives MCIEAST Future NeedsFuture Needs (MCB Camp Lejeune)1. Continued Energy Audits2. Commissioning / ReCommissioning Plan3. Cost Effective Renewables
  7. 7. Net Zero Energy MCAS Cherry Point InitiativesCurrent Initiatives (Installation/Agency: MCAS Cherry Point)3.Solar photovoltaic systems4.Solar thermal water heating5.Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system replacements6.Building envelope improvements7.LED street lights8.Building Energy audits9.Building metering
  8. 8. Net Zero Energy MCAS Cherry Point Future NeedsFuture Needs (Installation/Agency: MCAS Cherry Point)3.1. Interior LED, daylight harvesting, and digital lighting control systems4.Building energy audits5. Building re-commissioning6. Renewable energy projects
  9. 9. Energy Initiatives MCAS Beaufort MCIEASTRecent Past Initiatives (MCAS Beaufort, SC)1. Base Wide EMCS – Saving 34,507 MBTU/Year2. Phase I ESPC – Saving 55,474 MBTU/Year –Ground-source Heat Pump (GHP) in 30 Buildings –75% of HTHW Distribution System Abandoned –Lighting Controls –Barracks tied into main chiller plant –Merged Controls with EMCS3. Phase II ESPC – Saving 18,230 MBTU/Year –GHP in 5 Buildings –1.5MW / 9MBTU Micro Turbine Co-Generation Plant –750-Ton Variable Flow Chilled Water Plant –Hangar and High Bay Area High-Intensity Fluorescent Lighting
  10. 10. Net Zero Energy NC National Guard InitiativesEffective energy conservation requires command emphasis, sensible near-term milestones,and use of cutting edge technologies to achieve long-term success.Current NC National Guard Initiatives1. Annual Conservation Policy establishes over-arching vision: “NCNG personnelwill….integrate conservation efforts into “day-to-day” operations and missions, to the extentthat missions allow.” Building occupant behavior modification is key.2. Near-term electricity and fossil fuel goals: 2012 -- 5% reduction. 2013 -- 10% reduction.6.Field units receive monthly, quarterly, and annual feedback to track actual results.7.Retrofit Options (older infrastructure) – super-insulation, weatherization; replacingobsolete building systems with high efficiency windows, HVAC equipment, and lighting.8.Net Zero Energy Strategies (new construction) – LEED-based design from inception,passive solar, energy recovery devices, and advanced building envelope measures.
  11. 11. Net Zero Energy NC National Guard Future NeedsWe use a mix of supply-side and demand-side strategies to stretch our budget as far aspossible. Some ambitious efforts may require additional investment*.Future Improvement Strategies/Needs (NC National Guard)5.Supply-Side Energy Strategies: a. Review utility accounts to ensure we qualify for lowest cost rate schedule. b. Take advantage of special utility company rebates or discount programs. c. Analyze utility bills for unexpected rate fluctuations.6.Demand-Side Energy Strategies: a. Maximize number of retrofit projects each fiscal year.* - Equipment swap-out (highest efficiency/Energy Star justified by LCCA). - Best lighting components suited for our uses. - Thorough building envelope, weatherization, and super-insulation upgrades. - Energy audits to pinpoint waste, and to explore energy recovery options. b. EVERY new construction project will follow LEED energy efficiency approach.* - Extraordinary focus on innovation – esp. energy capture/generation ideas. - Utilize every traditional passive solar & building envelope energy approach.
  12. 12. Net Zero Energy Seymour Johnson AFB InitiativesCurrent Initiatives (Seymour Johnson AFB:)3.Facility Audits [1.9M SF of Class II/III audits]4.Direct Digital Controls & Energy Management Control System Upgrades [100+ facilitiesupgraded]5.Retro-commissioning [20 facilities @ 400K+ SF]6.Education/outreach [ Airman e-BEAST, videos, articles]7.Lighting upgrades [LED / Occupancy sensors / T5]8.Area Development Plans & associated Campus Parking/Transportation Plans [walkingcampuses and “one-stop shopping” type admin facilities]
  13. 13. Net Zero Energy Seymour Johnson AFB Future NeedsFuture Needs (Seymour Johnson AFB:)1. Funding for LEED construction, right-sized facilities, and Area Development Planimplementation2. Continuous-commissioning for Key Asset Facilities to enhance preventativemaintenance / sustained efficiencies3. Roofing /envelope upgrades4. Financially and operationally sustainable Renewable Energy opportunities