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JERRY YUDELSON 
© 2014 GBI 
2014 Expo Arquitetura Sustentável
© 2014 GBI 
The World’s Greenest Buildings 
São Paulo, Brasil
© 2014 GBI 
Take-Aways
Testable Propositions – Green Building 
New York City 
© 2014 GBI
Green Building . . . 
Reduces Carbon 
© 2014 GBI
Green Buildings = Carbon Solution 
© 2014 GBI
Green 
Building 
Boosts 
Bottom 
Line 
© 2014 GBI
Business Case Proven 
© 2014 GBI
• Financial & Economic 
Return 
• Risk Management 
• Marketing & Public 
Relations 
• Productivity & Health Gains 
• Susta...
Range Of Proven Benefits 
Absenteeism 
(15%) 
Carbon Emissions 
(35%) 
Energy Costs 
(30%) 
Hospital Stays 
(2.5 Days) 
Wa...
Productivity Gains Very 
Important 
© 2014 GBI
Green Building Growing Rapidly 
© 2014 GBI
Potential Impact Of Rapid 
Greening 
© 2014 GBI
BUT…Energy Performance Reports 
Lacking 
© 2014 GBI
Performance Counts! 
© 2014 GBI
Some Green Buildings Under-Perform . . © 2014 GBI
© 2014 GBI 
Energy Savings in LEED 
Buildings
What’s The Issue? 
© 2014 GBI
© 2014 GBI 
Only Carbon Emissions Count
Zero-Net-Energy Buildings 
NREL Research Support Facility I 
Golden, Colorado 
© 2014 GBI
How Much Energy Should Buildings Use? 
Solon Corporate HQ, Berlin, Germany 
Zero-Net-Energy Building 
© 2014 GBI
World’s Greenest Buildings: Research 
© 2014 GBI 
CRITERIA FOR STUDY: 
• New construction 
• 5000 sq.m., or larger 
• Non-...
North American Buildings 
© 2014 GBI
Winnipeg, Canada 
© 2014 GBI 
Manitoba Hydro Place 
111 kWh/m2/year
© 2014 GBI 
Golden, Colorado 
NREL RSF I 
111 kWh/m2/year
Rockville, Maryland 
2000 Tower Oaks 
182 kWh/m2/year 
© 2014 GBI
Yale University, 
Connecticut 
Kroon Hall 
91 kWh/m2/year 
© 2014 GBI
Portland, Oregon 
Twelve West 
138 kWh/m2/year 
Double LEED Platinum 
© 2014 GBI
European Buildings 
© 2014 GBI
Heinrich Böll Foundation 
Berlin, Germany 
DGNB Gold 
98 kWh/m2/year 
© 2014 GBI
Daniel Swarovski 
Corp. 
Männedorf, Switzerland 
Swiss Minergie Plus 
© 2014 GBI 
74 kWh/m2/year
Dübendorf, Switzerland 
Swiss Minergie Plus 
Forum 
Chrie1s0b3 akWchh/m2/year 
© 2014 GBI
© 2014 GBI 
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands 
LEED-CS Platinum 
TNT Express 
114H/kQWh/m2/year
© 2014 GBI 
Asia/Pacific Buildings
BCA Headquarters–Singapore 
41 kWh/m2/year 
Zero Energy Building 
Green Mark Platinum 
© 2014 GBI
Pune, India 
GRIHA 5-star 
Suzlon One Earth 
59 kWh/m2/year 
© 2014 GBI
2 Victoria 
62 kWh/m2/year 
© 2014 GBI 
Perth, Australia
The Gauge 
193 kWh/m2/year 
© 2014 GBI 
Melbourne, Australia
Council House 
190 kWh/m2/year 
2 
© 2014 GBI 
Melbourne, Australia
Workplace6 
111 kWh/m2/year 
© 2014 GBI 
Sydney, Australia
One Shelley 
116 kWh/m2/year 
© 2014 GBI 
Sydney, Australia
1 Bligh 
106 kWh/m2/year 
© 2014 GBI 
Sydney, Australia
Tainan City, Taiwan 
EEWH Diamond 
© 2014 GBI 
Magic School of Green Technology 
40 kWh/m2/year
© 2014 GBI 
Where Do We Go From Here?
Source Energy Goal: 100 kWh/m2! 
Frankfurt, Germany 
© 2014 GBI 
KfW Bank 
100 kWh/m2/year
The Future Will Be Green, But . . .
If It Doesn’t Perform . . . 
© 2014 GBI 
Are you willing to say:
. . . It Can’t Be Called 
Green? 
© 2014 GBI
© 2014 GBI 
Take-Aways
Thanks 
!
Let’s Stay In 
Touch! 
JERRY YUDELSON 
thegbi.org 
jerry@thegbi.org
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The World's Greenest Buildings: Promise vs Performance in Sustainable Design

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Presentation by Jerry Yudelson to Conference on Sustainable Architecture in Sao Paulo Brasil on August 28, 2014. The presentation covers the business case for green building, the importance of documenting building performance and the results of his studies of building performance contained in the 2013 book, The World's Greenest Buildings: Promise vs Performance in Sustainable Design.

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The World's Greenest Buildings: Promise vs Performance in Sustainable Design

  1. 1. JERRY YUDELSON © 2014 GBI 2014 Expo Arquitetura Sustentável
  2. 2. © 2014 GBI The World’s Greenest Buildings São Paulo, Brasil
  3. 3. © 2014 GBI Take-Aways
  4. 4. Testable Propositions – Green Building New York City © 2014 GBI
  5. 5. Green Building . . . Reduces Carbon © 2014 GBI
  6. 6. Green Buildings = Carbon Solution © 2014 GBI
  7. 7. Green Building Boosts Bottom Line © 2014 GBI
  8. 8. Business Case Proven © 2014 GBI
  9. 9. • Financial & Economic Return • Risk Management • Marketing & Public Relations • Productivity & Health Gains • Sustainability Policies © 2014 GBI Business Benefits
  10. 10. Range Of Proven Benefits Absenteeism (15%) Carbon Emissions (35%) Energy Costs (30%) Hospital Stays (2.5 Days) Waste Management Costs (50-90%) Water Usage (30-50%) Rental Rates (up to 174%) Occupancy Rates (3-4.1%) Office Productivity (2.8-20%) Factory Productivity Retail Sales Per Square Foot Performance on School Tests (20%) © 2014 GBI
  11. 11. Productivity Gains Very Important © 2014 GBI
  12. 12. Green Building Growing Rapidly © 2014 GBI
  13. 13. Potential Impact Of Rapid Greening © 2014 GBI
  14. 14. BUT…Energy Performance Reports Lacking © 2014 GBI
  15. 15. Performance Counts! © 2014 GBI
  16. 16. Some Green Buildings Under-Perform . . © 2014 GBI
  17. 17. © 2014 GBI Energy Savings in LEED Buildings
  18. 18. What’s The Issue? © 2014 GBI
  19. 19. © 2014 GBI Only Carbon Emissions Count
  20. 20. Zero-Net-Energy Buildings NREL Research Support Facility I Golden, Colorado © 2014 GBI
  21. 21. How Much Energy Should Buildings Use? Solon Corporate HQ, Berlin, Germany Zero-Net-Energy Building © 2014 GBI
  22. 22. World’s Greenest Buildings: Research © 2014 GBI CRITERIA FOR STUDY: • New construction • 5000 sq.m., or larger • Non-residential use • Built/occupied since 2004 • LEED Platinum, DGNB Gold or similar rating • Willing to publish performance and cost data – Energy use mandatory – Water use optional
  23. 23. North American Buildings © 2014 GBI
  24. 24. Winnipeg, Canada © 2014 GBI Manitoba Hydro Place 111 kWh/m2/year
  25. 25. © 2014 GBI Golden, Colorado NREL RSF I 111 kWh/m2/year
  26. 26. Rockville, Maryland 2000 Tower Oaks 182 kWh/m2/year © 2014 GBI
  27. 27. Yale University, Connecticut Kroon Hall 91 kWh/m2/year © 2014 GBI
  28. 28. Portland, Oregon Twelve West 138 kWh/m2/year Double LEED Platinum © 2014 GBI
  29. 29. European Buildings © 2014 GBI
  30. 30. Heinrich Böll Foundation Berlin, Germany DGNB Gold 98 kWh/m2/year © 2014 GBI
  31. 31. Daniel Swarovski Corp. Männedorf, Switzerland Swiss Minergie Plus © 2014 GBI 74 kWh/m2/year
  32. 32. Dübendorf, Switzerland Swiss Minergie Plus Forum Chrie1s0b3 akWchh/m2/year © 2014 GBI
  33. 33. © 2014 GBI Hoofddorp, The Netherlands LEED-CS Platinum TNT Express 114H/kQWh/m2/year
  34. 34. © 2014 GBI Asia/Pacific Buildings
  35. 35. BCA Headquarters–Singapore 41 kWh/m2/year Zero Energy Building Green Mark Platinum © 2014 GBI
  36. 36. Pune, India GRIHA 5-star Suzlon One Earth 59 kWh/m2/year © 2014 GBI
  37. 37. 2 Victoria 62 kWh/m2/year © 2014 GBI Perth, Australia
  38. 38. The Gauge 193 kWh/m2/year © 2014 GBI Melbourne, Australia
  39. 39. Council House 190 kWh/m2/year 2 © 2014 GBI Melbourne, Australia
  40. 40. Workplace6 111 kWh/m2/year © 2014 GBI Sydney, Australia
  41. 41. One Shelley 116 kWh/m2/year © 2014 GBI Sydney, Australia
  42. 42. 1 Bligh 106 kWh/m2/year © 2014 GBI Sydney, Australia
  43. 43. Tainan City, Taiwan EEWH Diamond © 2014 GBI Magic School of Green Technology 40 kWh/m2/year
  44. 44. © 2014 GBI Where Do We Go From Here?
  45. 45. Source Energy Goal: 100 kWh/m2! Frankfurt, Germany © 2014 GBI KfW Bank 100 kWh/m2/year
  46. 46. The Future Will Be Green, But . . .
  47. 47. If It Doesn’t Perform . . . © 2014 GBI Are you willing to say:
  48. 48. . . . It Can’t Be Called Green? © 2014 GBI
  49. 49. © 2014 GBI Take-Aways
  50. 50. Thanks !
  51. 51. Let’s Stay In Touch! JERRY YUDELSON thegbi.org jerry@thegbi.org

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