Katherine Jordan Assistant Director for Campus Design and Sustainability Duke Medicine and Sustainability 2009
Duke’s Sustainability Commitment <ul><li>Climate Action Plan – carbon reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Retrofitting initiatives...
Carbon Reduction <ul><li>1.  Conversion of the East Campus Steam Plant to burn natural gas over coal,    increasing campus...
Green Roofing Approximately 7,500 sf are currently vegetated, including the hospital  clamshell.  Recently refurbished for...
Water Conservation In 2007, several efforts were launched to reduce water use in existing facilities: 1.  automatic flush ...
LEED Overview <ul><li>LEED Certified Projects in the US:    2,706  (20,156 registered/in progress) </li></ul><ul><li>LEED ...
LEED Overview – MSRB II <ul><li>MSRB II Green Features  34 points, Silver Rating </li></ul><ul><li>MSRB II is the fourth D...
MSRB II scorecard
LEED Overview – School of Nursing <ul><li>School of Nursing Green Features  33 points, Silver Rating </li></ul><ul><li>SON...
School of Nursing scorecard
LEED Overview – Integrative Medicine  <ul><li>Integrative Medicine Green Features  26points, Certified Rating </li></ul><u...
Integrative Medicine scorecard
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Duke Medicine And Sustainability Overview

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Brief overview of some of Duke Medicine\'s Green initiatives and recent LEED buildings.

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Duke Medicine And Sustainability Overview

  1. 1. Katherine Jordan Assistant Director for Campus Design and Sustainability Duke Medicine and Sustainability 2009
  2. 2. Duke’s Sustainability Commitment <ul><li>Climate Action Plan – carbon reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Retrofitting initiatives –roofs, water conservation </li></ul><ul><li>LEED Building Policy – Silver or Better (2003) </li></ul><ul><li>Hiring of Sustainability Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Green Purchasing Policy (2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Environmental Policy (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Presidents Climate Commitment (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Committee on the Facilities and Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Management Action Committee </li></ul>
  3. 3. Carbon Reduction <ul><li>1. Conversion of the East Campus Steam Plant to burn natural gas over coal, increasing campus steam capacity by 35% </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of a Campus Sustainability Committee to develop a Climate Action Plan with recommendations in 5 areas: Energy, Transportation, Offsets, Education, and Communications </li></ul>
  4. 4. Green Roofing Approximately 7,500 sf are currently vegetated, including the hospital clamshell. Recently refurbished for patient, visitor and staff use, the hospital courtyard functions as a “sustainability lab” with several sedum varieties, mosses and ferns planted in different light conditions. The courtyard also features zero to low irrigation landscaping, recycled materials, solar cells, roof water harvesting and a cistern.
  5. 5. Water Conservation In 2007, several efforts were launched to reduce water use in existing facilities: 1. automatic flush fixtures were switched to manual with dual-flush handles. 2. bulletins was posted throughout campus encouraging people to report leaks 3. cooling units were reconfigured to recycle water locally and at central chiller plant 4. campus cisterns and other non-potable water sources were used for irrigation 5. hand sanitizers were promoted to reduce the need for hand washing   In the first six months, campus water use dropped 36%, saving 38 million gallons. At the Hospital, a 26% reduction was achieved, saving another 18 million gallons. In total, 70 million gallons were saved in the first year of implementation.
  6. 6. LEED Overview <ul><li>LEED Certified Projects in the US: 2,706 (20,156 registered/in progress) </li></ul><ul><li>LEED Certified Projects in NC : 77 (473 registered/in progress) </li></ul><ul><li>LEED Certified Projects at Duke:  10 (15 registered/in progress) </li></ul><ul><li>Duke Medicine 3, certified, 3 registered Duke University 7 certified , 12 registered </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Science Research Building II Silver Home Depot Smart Home Platinum </li></ul><ul><li>School of Nursing Silver Nicholas School Ocean Conservation Center Gold </li></ul><ul><li>Duke Integrative Medicine Certified Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering Silver </li></ul><ul><li>Major Hospital Addition Registered French Family Science Center Silver </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer Center Expansion Registered Kilgo Dormitory Renovation II Certified </li></ul><ul><li>SOM Learning Center Registered School of Law Addition Certified </li></ul><ul><li>Smith Warehouse Certified </li></ul>
  7. 7. LEED Overview – MSRB II <ul><li>MSRB II Green Features 34 points, Silver Rating </li></ul><ul><li>MSRB II is the fourth Duke building to earn silver; the others are SON, the French Science Center, and Fitzpatrick. Nationally, there are fewer then 400 Silver awards. </li></ul><ul><li>Building orientation maximizes sun exposure for use of daylight </li></ul><ul><li>Clearstory windows, aluminum sunscreens and sun-shading devices help cool spaces </li></ul><ul><li>High efficiency fixtures and mechanical systems lower water and energy consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Sloped ceilings and light shelves help bring natural light deeper into the building </li></ul><ul><li>Light-colored finishes maximize light reflection to lower energy costs </li></ul><ul><li>Use of recycled materials – including steel, gypsum board and concrete </li></ul><ul><li>Use of local materials – stone, pre-cast materials and mechanical systems all from N.C. </li></ul><ul><li>Heat-recovery wheel keeps air temperature at a more consistent temperature naturally </li></ul><ul><li>Use of low-VOC (volatile organic compound) products – including carpets, tile, wood, paints and sealants </li></ul><ul><li>“ Green Housekeeping” custodial service (Green Seal chemicals, microfiber mops, recycled paper products and HEPA filters) </li></ul>
  8. 8. MSRB II scorecard
  9. 9. LEED Overview – School of Nursing <ul><li>School of Nursing Green Features 33 points, Silver Rating </li></ul><ul><li>SON was the first academic building to be certified at Duke Medical Center. </li></ul><ul><li>bicycle storage and changing rooms </li></ul><ul><li>protected open space </li></ul><ul><li>a drought tolerant landscape that requires zero irrigation after maturation </li></ul><ul><li>low-flow toilets and water fixtures that save water consumption by 30% </li></ul><ul><li>“ green housekeeping” (Green Seal chemicals, microfiber mops, recycled paper items) </li></ul><ul><li>above average energy performance for the building’s systems </li></ul><ul><li>reduced CFC use and the elimination of HCFC and Halons which deplete ozone levels </li></ul><ul><li>diversion of 50% of construction waste (granite pavers given to Duke Forest, asphalt ground on-site for reuse in the building </li></ul><ul><li>local/regional (40%), and recycled (10%) content materials </li></ul><ul><li>low voc-emitting adhesives, paints, sealers, and carpets </li></ul><ul><li>operable windows and light controls </li></ul>
  10. 10. School of Nursing scorecard
  11. 11. LEED Overview – Integrative Medicine <ul><li>Integrative Medicine Green Features 26points, Certified Rating </li></ul><ul><li>Integrative Medicine is the first clinical building to be LEED certified at Duke, in North Carolina or any neighboring state. </li></ul><ul><li>bicycle storage and changing rooms </li></ul><ul><li>protected open space </li></ul><ul><li>a drought tolerant landscape that requires zero irrigation after maturation </li></ul><ul><li>low-flow toilets and water fixtures that save water consumption by 20% </li></ul><ul><li>reduced CFC use and the elimination of HCFC and Halons which deplete ozone levels </li></ul><ul><li>diversion of 50% of construction waste </li></ul><ul><li>local/regional (20%), and recycled (5%) content materials </li></ul><ul><li>low voc-emitting adhesives, paints, sealers, and carpets </li></ul><ul><li>operable windows and light controls </li></ul><ul><li>“ green housekeeping” (Green Seal chemicals, microfiber mops, recycled paper items) </li></ul><ul><li>56% of wood is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certified </li></ul><ul><li>100 Green energy credits for two years </li></ul>
  12. 12. Integrative Medicine scorecard

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