Pacific Region


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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><br />
  8. 8. LEED Regional Priority CreditsSeattle<br />Brownfields <br />Tree Canopy<br /><br />Urban Heat Island Effect<br /><br /><br />
  9. 9. Former Wagstaff Battery Recycling Facility<br />Port City Development Center<br />AFTER<br />BEFORE<br /><br />LEED Regional Priority Credits<br />Portland<br />Water Efficiency<br /><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><br />
  14. 14. LEED Regional Priority Credits<br />San Diego<br />Water Supply<br />Energy Sources<br />http//<br /><br />
  15. 15. LEED Regional Priority Credits<br />Honolulu<br />Water Pollution<br />Water Conservation<br /><br /> and<br />
  16. 16. Climate Change<br />Seattle<br />Temperature Increases versus Snowmelt water decreases <br /><br />
  17. 17. Climate Change<br />Portland<br />Historic and Forecast CO2 Emissions in Oregon<br /><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 /><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 /><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 /><br /><br />
  21. 21. Resiliency<br />Seattle<br />Seattle’s reliance on hydropower is stressing the water supply further.<br />adapted from<br />
  22. 22. Resiliency<br />Portland<br />Portland’s Power Supply Mix<br />Green Power Supply Mix<br /><br /><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<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 /><br /><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 /><br /><br />
  26. 26. The Green Compact<br />Green Buildings <br />Seattle<br />Seattle City Hall<br /><br />Alley24<br /><br /><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 /><br />Arterra Condominium<br />from<br /><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<br />Fire Station 47<br />Photo by USGBC San Diego Chapter, n.d. Retrieved from<br />Photo Courtesy STK Architecture, Inc., n.d. Retrieved from<br />
  30. 30. The Hawaii Baptist Academy<br />Green Buildings <br />Honolulu<br />Kahala House<br /> <br />The NOAA Pacific Regional Center<br /><br /><br />
  31. 31. Bibliography<br />Black Mountain Ranch. (2007, July 10). Ranch House at Del Sur Named One of the World's 'Greenest': Scores Platinum LEED Rating from U.S. Green Building Council. Retrieved November 22, 2010, from CSR Press Release: Del-Sur-Named-One-of-the-World-s-Greenest-Scores-Platinum-LEED-Rating-from-U-S-Green-Building-Council<br />Board of Water Supply. (2004). Watershed Partnerships. Retrieved 2010 28-October from City and County of Honolulu:<br /> <br />Board of Water Supply, City and County of Honolulu. (2004). Watershed Management Plans: The Districts. Retrieved 2010 3-November from Board of Water Supply:<br />Brown, M., Southworth, F., & Sarzynski, A. (2008). Shrinking the Carbon Footprint of Metropolitan America. Retrieved 2010 11-November from Brookings Institute:<br />Bureau of Planning and Sustainability. (2010). About Us. Retrieved November 21, 2010, from City of Portland:<br /> <br />Bureau of Planning and Sustainability. (2009). City of Portland and Multnomah County Action Climate Plan. Retrieved November 15, 2010, from City of Portland, Oregon:<br />Bureau of Planning and Sustainability. (2009). City of Portland and Multnomah County Action Climate Plan 2009. Retrieved November 8, 2010, from City of Portland, Oregon:<br />Bureau of Planning and Sustainability. (2010). History of Portland's Solid Waste and Recycling System. Retrieved November 12, 2010, from City of Portland, Oregon:<br />Byerly, C. (2010 28-April). Local Architect Awarded LEED Gold Rating for Green Home in Kahala. Retrieved 2010 18-November from Choi Realty:<br />California Academy of Sciences. “Living Roof.” (2010). Retrieved November 18, 2010 from<br />California Academy of Sciences. “sustainable Design.” (2010). Retrieved November 18, 2010 from<br /> <br />
  32. 32. Bibliography<br />California Energy Commission. (2008). Background. Retrieved November 6, 2010, from Climate Change:<br /><br />California Natural Resources Agency. (2009). Executive Summary: 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy. Retrieved November 5, 2010, from Energy:<br />City of Seattle. (2007 April). Urban Forestry Management Plan. Retrieved 2010 13-November from Seattle reLeaf:<br /><br />City of Seattle. (n.d.). Seattle Green Building incentives. Retrieved December 6, 2010 from The City of Seattle:<br /> <br />Community Housing Works. (n.d.). Solara. Retrieved November 29, 2010, from<br />Dashiell, E. (2003). West Honolulu watershed study. Retrieved 2010 30-October from Honolulu Board of Water Supply:<br /><br />Diamond, Hayley. (October 25, 2010). Schofield's rainwater harvesting project yields water, energy savings. Retrieved December 6, 2010 from Hawaii Army Weekly<br />Department of Planning and Development. (2010). Seattle City Hall: Seattle Fleets and Facilities Department. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from City Project Case Study:<br />Department of Planning and Development. (2006 January). Green Home Case Study: The Green Compact. Retrieved 2010 17-November from City of Seattle:<br />Ecotrust. (2010). The Jean Vollum National Capital Building. Retrieved November 21, 2010, from Ecotrust:<br />Environmental Protection Agency. (1998 November). Brownfields Showcase Community: Seattle/King County, WA. Retrieved 2010 28-October from Environmental Protection Agency:<br />Environmental Protection Agency. (2010 29-June). NOAA Pacific Region Center, Ford Island, Hawaii: Innovative, Collaborative Design and Delivery Methods. Retrieved 2010 18-November from Labs for the 21st Century:<br /> <br />Environmental Services Department. (2005, July). City of San Diego Climate Protection Action Plan. Retrieved November 29, 2010, from City of San Diego:<br />
  33. 33. Bibliography<br />Environmental Services Department. (2003). Fire Station 47 - LEED SILVER. Retrieved November 22, 2010, from The City of San Diego:<br /><br />Intracorp Companies. 鄭rterra.� 2008. Retrieved from<br />Kaneshiro, C. (2009 July). Web Exclusive: A Gold Star. Retrieved 2010 18-November from Environmental Design and Construction:<br /> <br />Kriscenski, A. (2007). SOLARA: CA’s First Solar-powered Apartment Community. Retrieved November 16, 2010, from Inhabitat:<br /><br />Macomber, Patricia. (2010) Guidelines on Rainwater Catchment Systems for Hawaii. Retrieved December 6, 2010 from University of Hawaii at Manoa:<br /><br />Morrison. (2007). The Morrison Affordable Housing Community. Retrieved November 21, 2010, from Morrison Apartments:<br /><br />National Assessment Synthesis Team. (2001). Climate Change Impacts on the United States. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.<br />National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. (2009 18-May). NOAA Forsd Island Pacific Center: Project Description. Retrieved 2010 18-November from Corporate Services:<br />Portland Bureau Environmental Services. (2010). Projects. Retrieved November 29, 2010, from City of Portland, Oregon:<br /><br />Portland General Electric. (n.d.). Basic Service. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from Portland General Electric Residential:<br /><br />Portland General Electric. (n.d.). Portland General Electric Green Source. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from Portland General Electric Residential<br /> Renewable Energy:<br />Portland Water Bureau. (2010 July). Water Management and Conservation Plan. Retrieved 2010 15-November from City of Portland, Oregon:<br /><br />San Diego Association of Govenors. (2010). Fast Facts: San Diego. Retrieved 2010 1-November from SANDAG:<br /><br />
  34. 34. Bibliography<br />San Diego Association of Governments. (2009 31-July). Regional Energy Strategy Update. Retrieved 2010 13-November from San Diego Association of Governments:<br />San Diego Gas and Electric. (2007). Sun Harbor Marina, Mixed Use. Retrieved November 22, 2010, from Sustainable Communities Program:<br /><br />San Diego Gas and Electric. (2008). The Ranch House at Del Sur. Retrieved November 22, 2010, from Sustainable Communities Program:<br /><br />San Francisco Department of the Environment and San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. “Climate Action Plan for San Francisco: Local Actions to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions” (2004). Retrieved on November 4, 2010 from<br /><br />San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association. “Defining what San Francisco needs from its seismic mitigation policies.” (2010). Retrieved on November 11, 2010 from<br />San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. “Providing Water, Treating Waste Water and Generating Power” (n.d.). Retrieved November 12, 2010 from<br /><br />San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and San Francisco Department of Environment. “The Electricity Resource Plan: Choosing San Francisco’s Energy Future.” December 2002. Retrieved on November 11, 2010 from <br /><br />Seattle Public Utilities Water Quality Lab. (2010 April). Cedar River Instream Flow Commission: Final Minutes. Retrieved 2010 4-November from City<br /> of Seattle:<br />State of Oregon. (2004). Oregon Strategy for Greenhouse Gas Reductions. Retrieved November 29, 2010, from Oregon State:<br /><br />The City of Portland. (2003). The Rivas-Scott Home. Retrieved November 21, 2010, from City of Portland Office of Sustainability and Planning:<br /><br />The City of San Diego. (n.d.). General Information Overview. Retrieved November 1, 2010, from Water: info/overview.shtml<br />
  35. 35. Bibliography<br />The San Diego Foundation. (n.d.). San Diego’s Changing Climate: A Regional Wake-Up Call: A Summary of the Focus 2050 Study. Retrieved<br /> November 12, 2010, from Newsroom: <br />ClimateReport.pdf<br />USGBC. (2008). Overview. Retrieved November 20, 2010, from Certified Project List:<br /><br />U.S. Global Change Research Program. (2009). Islands Region. In T. R. Karl, J. M. Melillo, & T. C. Peterson (Eds.), Global climate change impacts in the United States. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.<br />