IAAM-UVMA Conference 2008 "Going Green on Campus"

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IAAM-UVMA Conference 2008 "Going Green on Campus"

  1. 1. IAAM-UVMA Conference <ul><li>Going Green On Campus </li></ul><ul><li>Presenters: </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Abbamonto </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Wingco </li></ul><ul><li>July 26, 2008 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>What does Going Green Mean? </li></ul><ul><li>What is Sustainability? </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Actions </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability at UC Irvine </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Green Resources </li></ul>
  3. 3. Going Green <ul><li>Environmentally Responsible </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” epa.gov/sustainability </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Going Green <ul><li>Current News Buzz Words </li></ul><ul><ul><li>American Energy Act </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$150 per Barrel Oil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carbon Footprint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Warming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Toyota Prius Premium </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We are bumping up against resource constraints we have never felt before </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sustainability Starts with You <ul><li>Lifestyle Habits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Turn off lights when you leave a room </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set auto sleep mode on equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set thermostats to cool to 78 ° and heat to 70 ° </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try reusable grocery bags </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go paperless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take or buy only what you need </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Commitment to Sustainability <ul><li>UC Policy on Sustainable Practices 2003 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Building Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy, Transportation, Purchasing, and Operations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AB 32 2006 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>California Global Warming Solutions Act </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ACUPPC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Sustainable Actions <ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy Management Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lighting Controls and Technologies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>HVAC Controls and Technologies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Energy Star Equipment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clean and Alternative Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Solar Power (PPA) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cogeneration and CHP (Cooling Heating Power) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Sustainable Actions <ul><li>Be Water Wise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Water Saving Fixtures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Waterless Urinals (save 40,000 gallons/yr) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low Flow Urinals and Toilets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dual Flush Technology </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Sustainable Actions <ul><li>Green Purchasing </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Star </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Duplex Copiers (sleep mode) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refrigerators and Kitchen Equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recycled Content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carpet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Local Sourcing, especially dining </li></ul>
  10. 10. Sustainable Action <ul><li>Waste Stream </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Landfill Diversion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recycling containers for events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner with your EH&S and local waste disposal company to provide site for hazardous and electronic waste event </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner with suppliers to recycle used equipment such as toners and cartridges </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Sustainable Actions <ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinate and/or advertised possible routes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Offer shuttles to public transportation hub </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fleet Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hybrid or Electric Vehicles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carshare Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zip Car </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Implementation Tips <ul><li>Look for Partnering Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Campus Constituents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Involvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Municipal Utilities or Investor Owned Utilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involvement in Sustainability Organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Donate Advertising Space to Promote Sustainable Ideas </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. UC Irvine Case Studies <ul><li>Ultra Low Flow Urinals </li></ul><ul><li>Bi-level Stairwell Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>25w T8 Fluorescent Retrofit </li></ul><ul><li>ZIP Cars </li></ul><ul><li>CRT Replacement Program </li></ul>
  14. 14. Resources <ul><li>Alliance to Save Energy www.ase.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coalition of prominent business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><li>US Green Building Council www.usgbc.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Globally Recognized Green Building Certification (LEED) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools and Checklist for Going Green </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alternative Transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.parking.uci.edu/AT/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>UC Policy on Sustainability http://www.sustainability.uci.edu/ </li></ul>
  15. 15. UCI Facilities Management <ul><li>Chris Abbamonto </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Energy Manager </li></ul><ul><li>201A Interim Office Bldg. </li></ul><ul><li>Irvine, CA 92697-5444 </li></ul><ul><li>(949) 285-3172 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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