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Denver9/28_Mike Pacheco


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Presentation from Partners in Innovation Policy Forum in Denver, CO on September 28, 2010

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  1. 1. PANEL DISCUSSION:<br />RESOURCES AND CHALLENGES FOR GREEN PRESERVATION<br />Presented By: Mike Pacheco<br />Date: September 28, 2010<br />Audience: Partners In Innovation Policy Forum<br />
  2. 2. MODEST BEGINNINGS<br />2<br />
  3. 3. 2005 Global Green’s Green Rating for States Qualified Allocation Plans<br />3<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />CHFA’S GREEN INITIATIVES: A TIMELINE<br />2005-Global Green QAP Rating-Colorado “C”<br />2009 QAP<br />Energy Star & Other Green Requirements Added<br />2008 QAP<br />OEMC Funding Grants <br />2010 <br />QAP <br />Green Communities<br />2007 QAP<br />OEMC Funding Grants <br />Green Communities Criteria<br />78-04<br />2008<br />2009<br />2010<br />Mayor’s Greenprint Denver Initiative<br />78-Energy Effic. Code Req.<br /> 04-Amend 37<br />07-HB 1146<br />GEO NEED Grants<br />HERA Act<br />Denver Green Jobs Program<br />Denver Tree Program<br />Governor’s New Energy Economy Initiative<br />Denver Convention Center Receives LEED Certification<br />DOH Green Initiative<br />
  5. 5. Site<br />Selection<br />Site<br />Water<br />Energy<br />HOW DOES Green Communities® ADDRESS THE ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT?<br />The Green Communities<br />Design and construction practices meet specified standards, resolving much of the negative impact of buildings on their occupants and on the environment.<br />Indoor<br />Environmental<br />Quality<br />Materials<br />WaterEfficiency<br />Indoor<br />Environmental<br />Quality<br />Materials<br />&<br />Resources<br />Energy &<br />Atmosphere<br />
  6. 6. At CHFA, how are we achieving sustainable affordable development?<br />ENVIRONMENT<br />Environmental <br />Standards<br />LIHTC Application<br />Projects that are<br />economically viable<br />PEOPLE<br />ECONOMICS<br />QAP<br />A Process that is beneficial to the<br />Affordable Housing Community<br />
  7. 7. LIHTC Application’sGreen Communities Checklist & Certification’s Role:<br />Requires new construction projects to score a minimum of 35 points and acquisition/rehab projects to score a minimum of 30 points<br />Requires that adequate financial resources are available to fund the green building to meet the Green Communities Standards<br />Requires that a project meet all financial underwriting standards<br />7<br />LIHTC Application<br />Insures that Projects will be economically viable<br />
  8. 8. 8<br />2010 Qualified Allocation Plan’s Role:<br />Allows one document to be used by a developer to certify compliance when applying for resources from each entity.<br />Requires that each project comply with all mandatory provisions of the Green Communities Green Building Criteria, holds a charrette & submits a green development Plan <br />Establishes a self certifying program that requires that either a licensed architect or engineer & the project owner certify compliance.<br />QAP<br />A Process that adds value to the<br />Affordable Housing Community<br />
  9. 9. CERTIFIED<br />BUILDINGS<br />
  10. 10. WHY CERTIFY?<br />IT’S THE PROOF!<br />
  11. 11. TANGIBLE PROGRESS!<br />11<br />1<br />1<br />4<br />1<br />1<br />2<br />1<br />
  12. 12. From yesterday’s hopeful expectations - to today’s REALITY<br />11 Affordable Colorado Projects <br />SUSTAINABLE SITES<br />Adjacent to Transit<br />WATER EFFICIENT<br />Water-efficient appliances & plumbing fixtures<br />ENERGY EFFICIENT<br />Energy consumption Savings to reduce utility bills<br />ENVIRONMENTALLY BENEFICIAL MATERIALS <br />Recycled Content in Core and Shell Materials<br />Locally Obtained Materials<br />INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITYIndividual Control<br />INNOVATIVE GREEN PROCESS<br />O&M practices and Low Maintenance Design<br />
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  15. 15. 15<br />25 units<br />
  16. 16. 16<br />100 units/ $12,534 per unit<br />73 units/ $6,345 per unit<br />25 units/<br />$3,371 per unit<br />
  17. 17. 17<br />100 units/ $12,534 per unit<br />73 units/ $6,345 per unit<br />25 units/<br />$3,371 per unit<br />
  18. 18. Green Benefits<br /><ul><li>Lower Operating Expenses
  19. 19. Increased Asset Value
  20. 20. Reduced Waste
  21. 21. Energy & Water Conservation
  22. 22. Healthier & Safer for Residents
  23. 23. Third Party Verification/ Accountability and Recognition</li></li></ul><li>Resources:<br /><ul><li>Colorado Housing Finance Authority</li></ul><br /><ul><li>Enterprise Green Communities</li></ul><br />Thank You…<br />1981 Blake St. Denver, CO 80202<br />