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  • According to the USGBC, buildings consume 72% of US electricity,14% of all potable water, and generate 38% of CO2 emissions.
  • According to the EIA, the DOE guys who collate all the actual stat’s, 70% of all fossil fuels are wasted before you even get a chance to use them.
  • Edit to show no longer sending money down the utility drain.
  • Pec at ccse 2010

    1. 1. <ul><li>Changing out light bulbs </li></ul><ul><li>is NOT cost effective! </li></ul>CCSE Energy Week 10/16/10
    2. 2. Building systems and technologies HVAC/R Auditing Commissioning Renewable Energy Smart Grid Green IT Water Recycling Smart Building Integration Energy Management Performance Roofing, Daylighting, Ventilation
    3. 3. the challenge <ul><li>72% of all US electricity </li></ul>According to the USGBC, buildings consume . . . 14% of all potable water 38% of all GHG emissions … and generate
    4. 4. the challenge <ul><li>61% of all fossil fuels making power </li></ul>According to the USGS and USEIA, power plants waste. . . 48% of all our fresh water … and
    5. 5. Low hanging fruit <ul><li>Changing out light bulbs or delamping </li></ul><ul><li>Retro-commissioning </li></ul><ul><li>Changing out a/c units </li></ul><ul><li>Old DSM programs like express efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Result: 10 - 15% savings </li></ul>
    6. 6. Let’s compare <ul><li>Cream skim </li></ul><ul><li>Light bulbs </li></ul><ul><li>$50,000 Cost </li></ul><ul><li>ROI 40% </li></ul><ul><li>10% energy savings </li></ul><ul><li>0.1% op cost savings </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated bundle </li></ul><ul><li>HVAC, Controls, Daylighting, Fenestration </li></ul><ul><li>$400,000 Cost + 4% </li></ul><ul><li>ROI 15% </li></ul><ul><li>80% energy savings </li></ul><ul><li>15% op cost savings </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Over the last fifteen years </li></ul><ul><li>PE Consulting has engineered over </li></ul><ul><li>$1 billion in energy savings </li></ul><ul><li>for it’s clients. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Doug’s loading order Results: 90 - 100% savings
    9. 9. My pet peeves <ul><li>Designing around first cost </li></ul><ul><li>Energy decisions based on Simple Payback </li></ul><ul><li>Designing around LEED points </li></ul><ul><li>Not mandating performance metrics </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of performance metrics </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of continuous benchmarking </li></ul>
    10. 10. w/o benchmarking <ul><li>No idea what your limitations or potential are </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor can sell you anything </li></ul>“ If I added up all the savings these vendors told me I’d get, I would save over 150% of what we consume…”
    11. 11. With benchmarks <ul><li>Faster decision making </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition from management </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholder buy in from all users </li></ul><ul><li>Eligible for rebates </li></ul><ul><li>EPA Energy Star Portfolio Manager, CBEP </li></ul><ul><li>Baseline to judge performance from </li></ul>
    12. 12. EPA Energy Star Portfolio Manager <ul><li>Benchmarks across the nation, graded on the curve. </li></ul><ul><li>So don’t get TOO excited if you reach 75% </li></ul><ul><li>Grade against your top peers AND your targets. </li></ul>
    13. 13. w/o performance monitoring <ul><li>Driving by watching (only) the rear view mirror </li></ul><ul><li>May take months to spot problems, costing $$$ </li></ul><ul><li>Leed Platinum NC that wouldn’t even make LEED Silver EBO&M. </li></ul>
    14. 14. With performance monitoring <ul><li>Immediate alerts of problems </li></ul><ul><li>Prevent (or at least predict) equipment failures before they happen </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce or eliminate comfort calls </li></ul><ul><li>Protect your investment </li></ul><ul><li>Best Practice Tip - use outside consultant (at a minimum for setup and validation). </li></ul>
    15. 15. How to Fund Energy Efficiency Utility Spend Maintenance & Operations Budget Capital Budget Savings Savings Savings Grants, Rebates and Tax Credits
    16. 16. What to do <ul><li>Benchmark </li></ul><ul><li>Master Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Audit </li></ul><ul><li>Design and Retrofit </li></ul><ul><li>Commission and Certify </li></ul><ul><li>Refine or start over </li></ul>
    17. 17. sustainability for the 21 st century 888.LEED.4US |