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Preparing for LEED 2009 Brian Davie, AIA, LEED AP
Preparing for LEED 2009 <ul><li>Key Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Intentions </li></ul><ul><li>Rating System Comparisons </...
<ul><li>Everyone deserves green building.  This is the new focus for 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>More focus needs to be placed ...
<ul><li>Everyone deserves green building.  This is the new focus for 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporating more ways to...
<ul><li>More focus needs to be placed on energy.  It often takes a back seat to other credits that are cheaper to “buy”. <...
<ul><li>KEY HIGHLIGHTS </li></ul><ul><li>Social Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Reg...
<ul><li>KEY HIGHLIGHTS </li></ul><ul><li>Social Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Reg...
LEED addresses the complete lifecycle of buildings
History of LEED Launches 2 0 0 0 LEED 2009
Predictable Development Cycle
LEED 2009 Highlights <ul><li>Language that addresses mixed use projects </li></ul><ul><li>More options for Low-Emitting & ...
  Screen clipping taken: 3/16/2009, 10:50 AM             ASHRAE 90.1-2007 Trends Estimated overall 10% stringency increase...
LEED 2009 Highlights <ul><li>A new Water Use Reduction prerequisite and increased incentive for Water Use Reduction </li><...
LEED 2009 Technical Development Summary <ul><li>Alignment and Harmonization of Rating Systems  </li></ul><ul><li>Move rati...
LEED ®  2009 Trends Significant increase in emphasis on Energy Efficiency and Renewables Significant reduction in emphasis...
LEED ®  2009 Trends Significant increase in emphasis on Energy Efficiency and Renewables Significant reduction in emphasis...
LEED ®  2009 Trends Significant increase in emphasis on Energy Efficiency and Renewables Significant reduction in emphasis...
LEED ®  2009 Trends Significant increase in emphasis on Sustainable Sites, Energy Efficiency, and Renewables Significant r...
LEED ®  2009 Trends Significant increase in emphasis on Sustainable Sites Significant reduction in emphasis on Materials &...
100 Point LEED LEED 2009 for New Construction  Category Points 2009    Certification Threshold SS 26   Certified 40-49  WE...
Sustainable Sites Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes SSp1 – Construction Activity P...
Sustainable Sites Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes SSc5.1 – Site Development: Pro...
Water Efficiency Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes WEp1 – Water Use Reduction: 20%...
Energy & Atmosphere Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes EAp1 – Fundamental Building ...
Energy & Atmosphere Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes EAc4 – Enhanced Refrigerant ...
Materials & Resources Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes MRp1 – Storage & Collectio...
Materials & Resources Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes MRc4.1 – Recycled Content:...
Indoor Environmental Quality Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes IEQp1 – Minimum IAQ...
Indoor Environmental Quality Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes IEQc3.1 – Construct...
Indoor Environmental Quality Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes IEQc4.1 – Low Emitt...
Indoor Environmental Quality Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes IEQc6.1 – Controlla...
Regionalization <ul><li>10 bonus points in the ID category  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 are reserved for regional credits  </l...
Innovation & Design Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes IDc1 – Innovation & Design A...
Regional Priority Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes RPc1 – Regional Priority New c...
LEED Online 2009 <ul><li>•  Improved user interface </li></ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Capa...
Expanded LEED Certification <ul><li>Broader </li></ul><ul><li>Streamlined </li></ul><ul><li>More Comprehensive </li></ul><...
 
LEED Credentialing Program Timeline                                                                                       ...
 
 
For More Information www.usgbc.org www.gbci.org http://chapters.usgbc.org/centralillinois/ http://www.usgbc-chicago.org/
Thank You! Brian Davie – bdavie@f-w.com
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  1. 1. Preparing for LEED 2009 Brian Davie, AIA, LEED AP
  2. 2. Preparing for LEED 2009 <ul><li>Key Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Intentions </li></ul><ul><li>Rating System Comparisons </li></ul><ul><li>Closer Look at New Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in Certification Process </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in LEED Accreditation </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Everyone deserves green building. This is the new focus for 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>More focus needs to be placed on energy. It often takes a back seat to other credits that are cheaper to “buy”. </li></ul><ul><li>Driving the LEED focus down to address more regional issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Who’s doing what successfully, especially in the realm of Net Zero buildings </li></ul><ul><li>KEY HIGHLIGHTS </li></ul><ul><li>Social Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Regionalization </li></ul><ul><li>Case Studies, lots and lots of Case Studies </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Everyone deserves green building. This is the new focus for 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporating more ways to give back (incentives) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do we push it to the lowest common denominator? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability needs to be accessible to EVERYONE in order to truly last </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People need to be tied to the JOURNEY in order to create an everlasting connection </li></ul></ul><ul><li>KEY HIGHLIGHTS </li></ul><ul><li>Social Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Regionalization </li></ul><ul><li>Case Studies, lots and lots of Case Studies </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>More focus needs to be placed on energy. It often takes a back seat to other credits that are cheaper to “buy”. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is often overridden in favor of items that have lower upfront costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Results in Owner’s who are unhappy with their utility bills, because people have perception that LEED = ENERGY SAVINGS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LEED getting discredited because buildings not performing as anticipated. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>KEY HIGHLIGHTS </li></ul><ul><li>Social Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Regionalization </li></ul><ul><li>Case Studies, lots and lots of Case Studies </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>KEY HIGHLIGHTS </li></ul><ul><li>Social Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Regionalization </li></ul><ul><li>Case Studies, lots and lots of Case Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Driving the LEED focus down to address more regional issues. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adds additional points under the innovation category specifically addressing regional credits. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed by committee of representatives from each region </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will address issues unique to the Central Illinois Region </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>KEY HIGHLIGHTS </li></ul><ul><li>Social Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Regionalization </li></ul><ul><li>Case Studies, lots and lots of Case Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Who’s doing what successfully, especially in the realm of Net Zero buildings </li></ul>
  8. 8. LEED addresses the complete lifecycle of buildings
  9. 9. History of LEED Launches 2 0 0 0 LEED 2009
  10. 10. Predictable Development Cycle
  11. 11. LEED 2009 Highlights <ul><li>Language that addresses mixed use projects </li></ul><ul><li>More options for Low-Emitting & Fuel-Efficient Vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Minimum Energy Performance prerequisite requirements; update to ASHRAE 90.1-2007 for energy requirements; and other energy efficiency enhancements, including increased incentive for On-Site Renewable Energy </li></ul>
  12. 12.   Screen clipping taken: 3/16/2009, 10:50 AM            ASHRAE 90.1-2007 Trends Estimated overall 10% stringency increase over ASHRAE 90.1-2004
  13. 13. LEED 2009 Highlights <ul><li>A new Water Use Reduction prerequisite and increased incentive for Water Use Reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded options for Heat Island Effect-Non Roof materials </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusion of requirements for non-carpet flooring </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusion of permanent monitoring system for thermal comfort verification </li></ul><ul><li>Alignment and clarification of Daylight and Views requirements </li></ul>
  14. 14. LEED 2009 Technical Development Summary <ul><li>Alignment and Harmonization of Rating Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Move rating systems to 100 Point Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Re-Weighting/Point Reallocation to drive positive environmental and human health impacts </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction of Regional “Innovation Points” </li></ul>
  15. 15. LEED ® 2009 Trends Significant increase in emphasis on Energy Efficiency and Renewables Significant reduction in emphasis on Materials & Resources and Indoor Environmental Quality Addition of Regional Priority Credits LEED ® Statistics LEED NC v 2.2 Rating System Point Breakdown LEED NC 2009 Rating System Point Breakdown
  16. 16. LEED ® 2009 Trends Significant increase in emphasis on Energy Efficiency and Renewables Significant reduction in emphasis on Materials & Resources and Indoor Environmental Quality Addition of Regional Priority Credits LEED ® Statistics LEED for Schools 2007 Rating System Point Breakdown LEED for Schools 2009 Rating System Point Breakdown
  17. 17. LEED ® 2009 Trends Significant increase in emphasis on Energy Efficiency and Renewables Significant reduction in emphasis on Materials & Resources and Indoor Environmental Quality Addition of Regional Priority Credits LEED ® Statistics LEED C&S v2.0 Rating System Point Breakdown LEED C&S 2009 Rating System Point Breakdown
  18. 18. LEED ® 2009 Trends Significant increase in emphasis on Sustainable Sites, Energy Efficiency, and Renewables Significant reduction in emphasis on Materials & Resources and Indoor Environmental Quality Addition of Regional Priority Credits LEED ® Statistics LEED CI v2.2 Rating System Point Breakdown LEED CI 2009 Rating System Point Breakdown
  19. 19. LEED ® 2009 Trends Significant increase in emphasis on Sustainable Sites Significant reduction in emphasis on Materials & Resources and Indoor Environmental Quality Addition of Regional Priority Credits LEED ® Statistics LEED EBO&M Rating System Point Breakdown LEED EBO&M 2009 Rating System Point Breakdown
  20. 20. 100 Point LEED LEED 2009 for New Construction Category Points 2009   Certification Threshold SS 26   Certified 40-49 WE 10   Silver 50-59 EA 35   Gold 60-79 MR 14   Platinum 80 + EQ 15       PD --       Base Points 100   Regional 4       ID 6   Total 110      
  21. 21. Sustainable Sites Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes SSp1 – Construction Activity Pollution Prevention No Change No Change No Change SSc1 – Site Selection No Change No Change No Change SSc2 – Development Density & community Connectivity Added language for mixed use projects and set requirement that no more than 2 of 10 services may be anticipated Increased to 5 points No Change SSc3 – Brownfield Redevelopment No Change No Change No Change SSc4.1 – AT: Public Transportation Access Clarified “walking distance” and “measured from main building entrance” for credit requirements; added private bus lines Increased to 6 points No Change SSc4.2 AT: Bicycle Storage & Changing Rooms Revised requirements to include a “Case 1 – Commercial or Institutional” and a “Case 2 – Residential” No Change No Change SSc4.3 – AT: Low Emitting & Fuel Efficient Vehicles Added provisions for a discounted parking rate (20%) under Option 2; added an Option 4 for a vehicle sharing program – 1 per 3% FTE or 267 Increased to 3 points No Change SSc4.4 – AT: Parking Capacity Added provisions for a discounted parking rate (20%) under Option 2; added an Option 5 for mixed use projects with residential and commercial components – 10% threshold Increased to 2 Points No Change
  22. 22. Sustainable Sites Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes SSc5.1 – Site Development: Protect or Restore Habitat Added calculation option for 20% of total site area including building footprint whichever is greater under Option 2 No Change No Change SSc5.2 – Site Development: Maximize Open Space No Change No Change No Change SSc6.1 – Stormwater Design: Quantity Control Option 1 and Option 2 added under Case 1 No Change No Change SSc6.2 – Stormwater Design: Quality Control No Change No Change No Change SSc7.1 – Heat Island Effect, Non-Roof Revised strategies under Option 1 (included provisions for solar panels for shading, shade structures have to have min SRI 29, open grid = 50% pervious); revised Option 2 to include green roofs and solar panels for shading No Change No Change SSc7.2 – Heat Island Effect, Roof Added weighted average calculation under Option 1 - (Area SRI roof/Total roof area) * (SRI of installed roof/Required SRI) ≥75% No Change No Change SSc8 – Light Pollution Reduction Added options for Interior Lighting; changed referenced standard; redefined lighting zones and requirements No Change Upgraded to AHSRAE 90.1-2007
  23. 23. Water Efficiency Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes WEp1 – Water Use Reduction: 20% Reduction New Prerequisite N/A N/A WEc1.1 – Water Efficient Landscaping: Reduce by 50% Added allowance for groundwater seepage pumped away from building slabs and foundations to meet credit intent Increased to 2 points No Change WEc1.2 – Water Efficient Landscaping: No Potable Water Use or No Irrigation Restructured requirements into Option 1 and Option 2 Increased to 2 points No Change WEc2 – Innovative Wastewater Technologies No Change Increased to 2 points No Change WEc3 – Water Use Reduction Credit has been reworked and target reductions have been increased to 30%, 35%, and 40% Restructured to 2-4 points Added EPAct 2005, 2006 UPC, and 2006 IPC
  24. 24. Energy & Atmosphere Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes EAp1 – Fundamental Building Systems Commissioning No Change No Change No Change EAp2 – Minimum Energy Performance: 10% New Buildings, 5% Existing New Formal Prerequisite replacing old Minimum Energy Performance – aligned with EAc1 No Change Upgraded to ASHRAE 90.1-2007 EAp3 – Fundamental Refrigerant Management No Change No Change No Change EAc1 – Optimize Energy Performance Credit restructured – Option 1: 2% increments from 12%-48%; Option 2 reduced to 1 point; Option 3 reduced to 1-3 points; added additional ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guides under Prescriptive Compliance Path (Option 2) Option 1 Restructured to 1-19 points Upgraded to ASHRAE 90.1-2007 EAc2 – On-Site Renewable Energy No Change Restructured to 1-7 points No Change EAc3 – Enhanced Commissioning No Change Increased to 2 Points No Change
  25. 25. Energy & Atmosphere Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes EAc4 – Enhanced Refrigerant Management Added language for “gross ARI rated” cooling in the calculations Increased to 2 points No Change EAc5 – Performance Measurement & Verification Credit name change and requirement for process for corrective action Increased to 3 Points No Change EAc6 – Green Power Clarification for Green-e “Energy” credits and purchases are to be based on quantity not cost Increased to 2 points No Change
  26. 26. Materials & Resources Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes MRp1 – Storage & Collection of Recyclables Credit Requirements reworked to include area(s) for collection of recyclables No Change No Change MRc1.1 – 1.3 Building Reuse Thresholds restructured to 55%, 75%, and 95% of existing walls, floors, & roof Restructured to 1-3 points No Change MRc1.4 – Building Reuse: Maintain 50% of Interior Non-Structural Elements Credit changed from MRc1.3 to MRc1.4 No Change No Change MRc2.1 – Construction Waste Management Divert 50% from disposal Generalization for mineral fiber products, and allowance for products that can be converted on site for market value No Change No Change MRc2.2 – Construction Waste Management Divert 75% from disposal Generalization for mineral fiber products, and allowance for products that can be converted on site for market value No Change No Change MRc3.1 – Material Reuse: 5% No Change No Change No Change MRc3.2 – Material Reuse: 10% No Change No Change No Change
  27. 27. Materials & Resources Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes MRc4.1 – Recycled Content: 10% No Change No Change No Change MRc4.2 – Recycled Content: 20% No Change No Change No Change MRc5.1 – Regional Materials: 10% No Change No Change No Change MRc5.2 – Regional Materials: 20% No Change No Change No Change MRc6 – Rapidly Renewable Materials No Change No Change No Change MRc7 – Certified Wood Undergoing separate balloting process and will remain the same until further notice No Change No Change
  28. 28. Indoor Environmental Quality Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes IEQp1 – Minimum IAQ Performance No Change No Change Upgraded to ASHRAE 62.1-2007 IEQp2 – Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control Hotels and 25 foot rule has been added to Option 3 (Residential); signage has been added to the requirements; No Change No Change IEQc1 – Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring Mechanical and Natural ventilated spaces separated into Case 1 and Case 2 No Change Upgraded to ASHRAE 62.1-2007 IEQc2 – Increased Ventilation Mechanical and Natural ventilated spaces separated into Case 1 and Case 2 No Change Upgraded to ASHRAE 62.1-2007
  29. 29. Indoor Environmental Quality Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes IEQc3.1 – Construction IAQ Management Plan: During Construction No Change No Change Upgraded to (SMACNA) IAQ Guidelines For Occupied Buildings Under Construction, 2nd Edition 2007, ANSI/SMACNA 008-2008 (Chapter 3) IEQc3.2 – Construction IAQ Management Plan: Before Occupancy Clarification of requirements for all finishes and final cleaning to be completed prior to implementation of IAQ plan measures; Formaldehyde concentration reduced from 50 to 27 parts per billion No Change No Change
  30. 30. Indoor Environmental Quality Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes IEQc4.1 – Low Emitting Materials: Adhesives & Sealants No Change No Change No Change IEQc4.2 – Low Emitting Materials: Paints & Coatings No Change No Change No Change IEQc4.3 – Low Emitting Materials: Flooring Systems Credit revised to include all flooring systems and not just carpet No Change Various Additional Standards are referenced for each class of flooring system IEQc4.4 – Low Emitting Materials: Composite Wood and Agrifiber Products No Change No Change No Change IEQc5 – Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control Revised requirement for entryway systems from 6’ minimum to 10’ minimum; added requirement for containment of hazardous liquid waste disposal in areas where water and chemical mixing occurs No Change No Change
  31. 31. Indoor Environmental Quality Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes IEQc6.1 – Controllability of Systems: Lighting No Change No Change No Change IEQc6.2 – Controllability of Systems: Thermal Comfort No Change No Change Upgraded to ASHRAE 62.1-2007 IEQc7.1 – Thermal Comfort: Design No Change No Change No Change IEQc7.2 – Thermal Comfort: Verification Revision to require achievement of IEQ7.1 in order to achieve IEQc7.2; clarification that credit does not apply to residential projects No Change No Change IEQc8.1 – Daylight & Views: Daylight for 75% of Spaces Indications that old calculation method is being eliminated in favor for Option 1: Simulation, Option 2: Prescriptive Calculation; Option 3: any combination of the previous, and Option 4: measurement No Change No Change IEQc8.2 – Daylight & Views: Views for 90% of Spaces No Change No Change No Change
  32. 32. Regionalization <ul><li>10 bonus points in the ID category </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 are reserved for regional credits </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chapters/regions define environmental zones </li></ul><ul><li>Identify six important credits per zone </li></ul><ul><li>A project can earn up to four Regional Bonus Credits </li></ul>
  33. 33. Innovation & Design Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes IDc1 – Innovation & Design Added 1 additional ID credit, limit of 3 exemplary performance ID credits Increased to 5 points No Change IDc2 – LEED Accredited Professional No Change No Change No Change
  34. 34. Regional Priority Credit Title Credit Changes Weighting Changes Referenced Standard Changes RPc1 – Regional Priority New credit category – determined by project zip code Potential for up to 4 of 6 available N/A
  35. 35. LEED Online 2009 <ul><li>• Improved user interface </li></ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded education tool </li></ul>
  36. 36. Expanded LEED Certification <ul><li>Broader </li></ul><ul><li>Streamlined </li></ul><ul><li>More Comprehensive </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable </li></ul><ul><li>Expedites Sustainable Development </li></ul><ul><li>Empowers People to Change Their World </li></ul>
  37. 38. LEED Credentialing Program Timeline                                                                                                                    FEBRUARY 2009 LEED Green Associate Exam - Beta Test LEED AP + Operations and Maintenance Exam - Beta Test MARCH 2009 LEED AP + Homes Exam - Beta Test SPRING 2009 LEED Green Associate Exam - Launch LEED AP + Operations and Maintenance Exam - Launch LEED AP + Design and Construction/Interior Design and Construction - Beta Test New Candidate Application SUMMER 2009 LEED AP + Homes Exam - Launch LEED AP + Design and Construction/Interior Design and Construction - Launch New Credentialing Maintenance Program - Launch
  38. 41. For More Information www.usgbc.org www.gbci.org http://chapters.usgbc.org/centralillinois/ http://www.usgbc-chicago.org/
  39. 42. Thank You! Brian Davie – bdavie@f-w.com

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