The purpose of the Green Path Program  is to encourage, and to facilitate, voluntary design and construction of energy-eff...
<ul><ul><li>Voluntary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incentivized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial and  Residential </li>...
<ul><li>NEW CONSTRUCTION  </li></ul><ul><li>AND MAJOR RENOVATIONS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must substantially exceed  code mi...
GREEN PATH CRITERIA  COMMERCIAL   <ul><li>SHELL BUILDINGS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must substantially exceed code minimum </l...
GREEN PATH CRITERIA  COMMERCIAL <ul><li>TENANT DEVELOPMENTS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must substantially exceed code minimum <...
GREEN PATH CRITERIA RESIDENTIAL <ul><ul><li>Must substantially exceed code minimum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build Green ...
<ul><li>Proof that project has been registered with United States Green Building Council </li></ul><ul><li>Completed LEED ...
<ul><li>Proof that project has been registered with United States Green Building Council or Build Green New Mexico </li></...
<ul><li>(continued) </li></ul><ul><li>Confirmation that HERS rater will perform (or monitor) and will validate results of:...
<ul><li>EXPEDITED PERMITTING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review time cut in  half </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Always go to the  f...
<ul><ul><li>INTEGRATED  and Preliminary Plan Review and  Eco-Charrette assistance  at  NO COST </li></ul></ul>GREEN PATH I...
INTEGRATED PLAN REVIEW TRADITIONAL  LINEAR PLAN REVIEW Schematic  Design Design  Development Construction  Documents Code ...
INTEGRATED PLAN REVIEW INTEGRATED PLAN REVIEW <ul><li>Large and/or complicated projects </li></ul><ul><li>Fast-track proje...
<ul><li>RECOGNITION  </li></ul><ul><li>INCENTIVES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Path Certificates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><ul><li>Projects posted on Albuquerque’s  Notable Green Buildings  website </li></ul></ul>GREEN PATH INCENTIVES
<ul><ul><li>Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR  (  www.energystar.gov  ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Mexico Sustainable B...
<ul><li>1 MILLION SQ. FT.   permitted since Jan. 1, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>15%   of new construction </li></ul><ul><li>150...
<ul><li>ONE BUILDING  </li></ul><ul><li>EVERY YEAR: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Saves  4,233,000 kBTUs   of energy </li></ul></u...
LINKS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH <ul><li>Architecture 2030 and the 2030 Challenge: </li></ul><ul><li>www.architecture2030.com   ...
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Green Path Criteria

  1. 2. The purpose of the Green Path Program is to encourage, and to facilitate, voluntary design and construction of energy-efficient buildings in Albuquerque that substantially exceed code minimum.
  2. 3. <ul><ul><li>Voluntary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incentivized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial and Residential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public and Private Sector Buildings </li></ul></ul>THE GREEN PATH PROGRAM
  3. 4. <ul><li>NEW CONSTRUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>AND MAJOR RENOVATIONS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must substantially exceed code minimum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LEED Gold or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LEED Silver with minimum 6 energy points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4 points minimum in Credit Option 1 (energy efficiency) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 additional points in Credit Option 1, Credit Option 2 (on-site renewable energy), and/or Credit Option 6 (grid green power) </li></ul></ul></ul>GREEN PATH CRITERIA COMMERCIAL
  4. 5. GREEN PATH CRITERIA COMMERCIAL <ul><li>SHELL BUILDINGS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must substantially exceed code minimum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LEED Gold or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LEED Silver with minimum 6 energy points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4 points minimum in Credit Option 1 (energy efficiency) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 additional points in Credit Option 1, Credit Option 2 (on-site renewable energy), Credit Option 5.2 (tenant sub-metering) and/or Credit Option 6 (grid green power) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 6. GREEN PATH CRITERIA COMMERCIAL <ul><li>TENANT DEVELOPMENTS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must substantially exceed code minimum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LEED Gold or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LEED Silver with minimum 6 energy points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4 points minimum (3 if in Green Path shell) in Credit Option 1 (optimize energy performance) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 additional points in Credit Option 1, Credit Option 3 (measurement and payment accountability), and/or Credit Option 4 (grid green power) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 7. GREEN PATH CRITERIA RESIDENTIAL <ul><ul><li>Must substantially exceed code minimum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build Green New Mexico (BGNM) Gold </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LEED for Homes Gold or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LEED for Homes Silver with minimum 22.5 energy points </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Proof that project has been registered with United States Green Building Council </li></ul><ul><li>Completed LEED checklist indicating points to be pursued </li></ul><ul><li>Credit assessment describing how points will be achieved </li></ul><ul><li>Summary report of energy modeling including input and relevant output </li></ul><ul><li>Copy of green power contract if grid green power point(s) will be pursued </li></ul><ul><li>Verification of compliance with Fundamental Commissioning requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Executive summary of project prepared by LEED AP </li></ul>GREEN PATH APPLICATION COMMERCIAL
  8. 9. <ul><li>Proof that project has been registered with United States Green Building Council or Build Green New Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Completed LEED or Build Green New Mexico checklist indicating points to be pursued and describing how points will be achieved </li></ul><ul><li>Summary of energy performance calculations </li></ul><ul><li>Confirmation that HERS rater has reviewed plans and energy performance calculations </li></ul>GREEN PATH APPLICATION RESIDENTIAL
  9. 10. <ul><li>(continued) </li></ul><ul><li>Confirmation that HERS rater will perform (or monitor) and will validate results of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>duct leakage test, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>building envelope leakage test, and/or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>thermal bypass inspections </li></ul></ul><ul><li>if those points are being pursued </li></ul><ul><li>Executive summary of project prepared by HERS rater </li></ul>GREEN PATH APPLICATION RESIDENTIAL
  10. 11. <ul><li>EXPEDITED PERMITTING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review time cut in half </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Always go to the front of the line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plans routed to two sections at a time </li></ul></ul>GREEN PATH INCENTIVES
  11. 12. <ul><ul><li>INTEGRATED and Preliminary Plan Review and Eco-Charrette assistance at NO COST </li></ul></ul>GREEN PATH INCENTIVES
  12. 13. INTEGRATED PLAN REVIEW TRADITIONAL LINEAR PLAN REVIEW Schematic Design Design Development Construction Documents Code Review PERMIT
  13. 14. INTEGRATED PLAN REVIEW INTEGRATED PLAN REVIEW <ul><li>Large and/or complicated projects </li></ul><ul><li>Fast-track projects </li></ul><ul><li>Phased development </li></ul><ul><li>Performance-based projects </li></ul>Code Review Code Review Schematic Design Design Development Construction Documents = Building Permit Performance Standards
  14. 15. <ul><li>RECOGNITION </li></ul><ul><li>INCENTIVES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Path Certificates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Path Backsheets </li></ul></ul>GREEN PATH INCENTIVES
  15. 16. <ul><ul><li>Projects posted on Albuquerque’s Notable Green Buildings website </li></ul></ul>GREEN PATH INCENTIVES
  16. 17. <ul><ul><li>Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR ( www.energystar.gov ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Mexico Sustainable Building Tax Credit ( www.CleanEnergyNM.org ) </li></ul></ul>OTHER INCENTIVES
  17. 18. <ul><li>1 MILLION SQ. FT. permitted since Jan. 1, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>15% of new construction </li></ul><ul><li>150-200 Green Path projects anticipated in 2009 </li></ul>GREEN PATH SUCCESS
  18. 19. <ul><li>ONE BUILDING </li></ul><ul><li>EVERY YEAR: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Saves 4,233,000 kBTUs of energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces Carbon Dioxide emissions by 462.5 tons </li></ul></ul>GREEN PATH SUCCESS
  19. 20. LINKS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH <ul><li>Architecture 2030 and the 2030 Challenge: </li></ul><ul><li>www.architecture2030.com </li></ul><ul><li>Build Green New Mexico: </li></ul><ul><li>www.BuildGreenNM.com </li></ul><ul><li>ResNet (HERS Raters): </li></ul><ul><li>www.natresnet.org </li></ul><ul><li>United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and LEED: </li></ul><ul><li>www.usgbc.org </li></ul><ul><li>USGBC-NM Chapter: </li></ul><ul><li>www.usgbcnm.org </li></ul>

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