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This presentation was done as a group effort to research water issues in relation to green buildings in the Pacific Northwest, I contributed to the portions on Seattle, Washington and Honolulu, HI

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Pacific Region

  1. 1. The Pacific Region<br />Maria Booker<br />Fiona Lyons<br />Patricia Smith<br />Lukeitha Van Doorn<br />December 8th, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br /><ul><li>The cities that will be discussed are
  3. 3. Seattle, Washington
  4. 4. Portland, Oregon
  5. 5. San Francisco, California
  6. 6. San Diego, California
  7. 7. Honolulu, Hawaii</li></ul>http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/Files/rc/papers/2008/05_carbon_footprint_sarzynski/tables.pdf<br />
  8. 8. LEED Regional Priority CreditsSeattle<br />Brownfields <br />Tree Canopy<br />http://www.djc.com/stories/images/20100902/Brownfields_Duwamish_big.jpg<br />Urban Heat Island Effect<br />http://www.seattle.gov/environment/documents/Final_UFMP.pdf<br />http://www.greenyour.com/files/images/urban%20heat%20island.gif<br />
  9. 9. Former Wagstaff Battery Recycling Facility<br />Port City Development Center<br />AFTER<br />BEFORE<br />http://www.portlandonline.com/bes/index.cfm?c=44612&<br />LEED Regional Priority Credits<br />Portland<br />Water Efficiency<br />http://www.portlandonline.com/water/index.cfm?c=46238&a=179529<br />Brownfields<br />
  10. 10. LEED Regional Priority Credits<br />San Francisco<br />Energy Efficiency<br />Water Conservation<br />San Francisco Public Utilities<br />Commission offers:<br /><ul><li>Water Conservation tips
  11. 11. Residents can calculate their water footprint
  12. 12. Free Water-Wise Evaluations
  13. 13. Free Water-Saving devices</li></ul>http://www.sfenvironment.org/downloads/library/1_planreviseddecember2002pdf.pdf<br />
  14. 14. LEED Regional Priority Credits<br />San Diego<br />Water Supply<br />Energy Sources<br />http//www.sandag.org/resources/demographics_and_other_data/demographics/fastfacts/sad.html<br />http://www.sdfoundation.org/Portals/0/Newsroom/PDF/Reports/Focus2050glossySDF-ClimateReport.pdf<br />
  15. 15. LEED Regional Priority Credits<br />Honolulu<br />Water Pollution<br />Water Conservation<br />http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/cssweb/display.cfm?sid=1406<br />http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/files/West_Honolulu_Watershed_Study.pdf and http://water.epa.gov/drink/contaminants/index.cfm#2<br />
  16. 16. Climate Change<br />Seattle<br />Temperature Increases versus Snowmelt water decreases <br />http://cses.washington.edu/cig/pnwc/cc.shtml<br />
  17. 17. Climate Change<br />Portland<br />Historic and Forecast CO2 Emissions in Oregon<br />http://www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/GBLWRM/docs/GWReport-FInal.pdf<br />
  18. 18. Climate Change<br />San Francisco<br />San Francisco has created a Climate Action Plan that focuses the city's areas that will have the greatest impact, such as transportation, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and solid waste management.<br />http://www.sfenvironment.org/downloads/library/climateactionplan.pdf<br />
  19. 19. What the County would look like if global greenhouse gas emissions are reduced<br />What the county would look like if the global greenhouse gas emissions continued to increase<br />http://www.sdfoundation.org/Portals/0/Newsroom/PDF/Reports/Focus2050glossySDF-ClimateReport.pdf<br />Climate Change<br />San Diego<br />Projected change in summer daytime peak temperatures in San Diego County in the Year 2050<br />+2-4ºF<br />+2-4 °F<br />+4-6 °F<br />+0-2F<br />+0-2F<br />+6 or more degrees F<br />
  20. 20. Climate Change <br />Honolulu<br />Projected Land Lost from Sea Level Rise<br />Historical Sea-Level Rise<br />http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/sltrends/sltrends_station.shtml?stnid=1612340<br />http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/HMRG/FloodingOahu/index.php<br />
  21. 21. Resiliency<br />Seattle<br />Seattle’s reliance on hydropower is stressing the water supply further.<br />adapted from http://www.seattle.gov/light/FuelMix/<br />
  22. 22. Resiliency<br />Portland<br />Portland’s Power Supply Mix<br />Green Power Supply Mix<br />http://www.portlandgeneral.com/residential/your_account/billing_payment/basic_service.aspx<br />http://www.portlandgeneral.com/residential/renewable_energy/green_source.aspx?res<br />
  23. 23. Resiliency<br />San Francisco<br />The low lying lands of the bay area and surrounding small islands are at risk of sea level rise and salt-water intrusion.<br />from http://www.spur.org/publications/library/report/theresilientcity_020109<br />
  24. 24. Resiliency<br />San Diego<br />“Projected Temperature Increase For San Diego County”<br />SOLARA Apartments: The first solar apartments in San Diego<br />http://www.chworks.org/affordable_housing/solara.asp<br />http://www.sdfoundation.org/Portals/0/Newsroom/PDF/Reports/Focus2050glossySDF-ClimateReport.pdf<br />
  25. 25. Resiliency<br />Honolulu<br />Groundwater pumping<br />+ sea-level rise <br />= salt-water intrusion <br />Rainwater Harvesting can alleviate stress on the water supply<br />http://cdn2-b.examiner.com/sites/default/files/styles/image_full_width/hash/6e/5d/6e5dbb29652333bd57c19b214a51bd18.jpg<br />http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/gw/images/Intrusion(pg15).gif<br />
  26. 26. The Green Compact<br />Green Buildings <br />Seattle<br />Seattle City Hall<br />http://www.builtgreen.net/studies/1061.html<br />Alley24<br />http://www.greenroofs.com/projects/pview.php?id=310<br />http://casestudies.uli.org/CaseStudies/C037020.htm<br />
  27. 27. The Scott’s Home<br />Green Buildings <br />Portland<br />The Jean Vollum National Capital Building<br />The Morrison Building<br />
  28. 28. Natural Resource Defense Council Office<br />Green Buildings <br />San Francisco<br />California Academy of Sciences<br />http://leedcasestudies.usgbc.org/overview.cfm?ProjectID=438<br />Arterra Condominium<br />from http://www.calacademy.org/academy/building/the_living_roof/<br />http://www.intracorpcompanies.com/html/sf-portfolio.shtml#<br />
  29. 29. Sun Harbor Marina<br />Green Buildings <br />San Diego<br />The Ranch House<br />Photo by USGBC San Diego Chapter, n.d. Retrieved from http://www.usgbc-sd.org/success-stories-sun-harbor-marina#nogo<br />Fire Station 47<br />Photo by USGBC San Diego Chapter, n.d. Retrieved from http://www.usgbc-sd.org/success-stories-ranch-house-at-del-sur#nogo<br />Photo Courtesy STK Architecture, Inc., n.d. Retrieved from http://www.sandiego.gov/environmental-services/energy/pdf/091118FS47x.pdf<br />
  30. 30. The Hawaii Baptist Academy<br />Green Buildings <br />Honolulu<br />Kahala House<br />http://www.group70int.com/project.aspx?p=19&s=2 <br />The NOAA Pacific Regional Center<br />http://lai-hawaii.com/portfolio.aspx<br />http://www.pifsc.noaa.gov/do/annualreport09/overview_of_the_center.php<br />
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