Maximizing Learning and Savings by Going Green Maximizing Learning and Savings by Going Green Ken Sidebottom, CEM, LEED AP Program Manager, Sustainable Building Solutions Johnson Controls, Inc. What does it mean to be Green ?
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by Going Green
Maximizing Learning and Savings
by Going Green
Ken Sidebottom, CEM, LEED APProgram Manager, Sustainable Building SolutionsJohnson Controls, Inc.
To be sustainable is to define success by financial results, as well as environmental and social performance -- the triple bottom lineof sustainability.
Green Landscaping and Green Transportation
Green Operations, Services, Products, Programs and Procurement
A green, sustainable facility incorporates
all three elements
19 Federal agencies use LEED as standard
40-50 cities, higher education facilities and others have mandated LEED
NACo Green Government initiative
US Conference of Mayors Climate Initiative
Energy Independence and Security Act 2007
Clinton Climate Initiative Building Retrofit Program
American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
Collaboration for High Performance Schools
USGBC/Clinton Climate Build Green Schools initiative
USGBC /CCI Green Existing Buildings via guaranteed savings programs
Green Grid (IT)
Green Guide for Healthcare
BOMA 7-Point Challenge/CCI Center for Energy and Climate Solutions
Source - Greening America’s Schools: Costs & Benefits Report by Greg Katz
Green Performance Contracting
A more comfortable, safe and sustainable world AND money savings
Materials & Resources
Energy & Atmosphere
Indoor Environmental Quality
* Legislation in place to LEED Certify schools as of 6/1/09
(XX) Number of LEED Registered schools per state
* Legislation & mandates in place to LEED Certify schools as of 6/1/2009
What is GreenPerformance Contracting
for Schools & Campuses?
Green Performance Contracting integrates the goals and objectives of a Green Building Rating System (LEED EB, CHPS, etc.) into the Energy Savings Performance Contracting Process to:
4,300 U.S. colleges and universities with almost 18 million students
Average age of education building is 40 years
Colleges and universities spend close to $2 billion each year on energy
The average university campus would save $250,000 just by changing the way it operates. That's the equivalent of 122 cars of the road or 612 tons of CO2.
Higher Education spent $17.8B on construction in 2008, up from $12.7B the year before. Expenditures grew 35% for new construction and 48% for additions and modernizations.
Two-thirds of students indicate the quality of campus facilities is essential or very important
Over 640 signatories of the President’s Climate Commitment for carbon neutrality
Why Green Performance Contracting for Schools and Campuses?
60% of points needed for Certification!
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is a $787 billion dollar Federal investment into the U.S. economy. The goals of the Recovery Act are to create jobs and stimulate the economy. These investments will be distributed through 130 separate funds. Each fund has unique set of rules that cover allocation, distribution, and implementation of the investments. All projects funded by ARRA will be tracked and monitored by the Federal Government.
Now that we’ve defined ARRA, let’s talk about funds specific to education.
Build and renovate schools and campuses
Focus of our discussion
Invest in technology for our future
A safer, healthier & more comfortable learning environment
Lower energy costs,
Fewer unscheduled repairs
Reduced environmental impact
Wyandotte Public Schools
Spring Branch School District
Tallahassee Community College
University of Central Oklahoma