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Sustainable WCU. Energy Management Office Energy Manager Lauren R. Bishop Energy Management Specialist Caden Painter Graduate Assistant Meghan Kearns. “Paw Print” Overview. Introduction Job Responsibilities Energy Issues and Opportunities Educational Outreach & Programs

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Sustainable wcu

Sustainable WCU

Energy Management Office

Energy Manager

Lauren R. Bishop

Energy Management Specialist

Caden Painter

Graduate Assistant

Meghan Kearns


Paw print overview

“Paw Print” Overview

Introduction

  • Job Responsibilities

  • Energy Issues and Opportunities

    Educational Outreach & Programs

  • Carbon Paw Print Programs

    Technical Components/Competencies

  • Building Automation Systems (BAS)

  • High Performance Building & Audits

    Strategic Planning

  • Strategic Energy Plan (SEP)

  • Petroleum Displacement Plan (PDP)

    Green Capital Projects

  • Capital Projects

    The Future of EM


Job responsibilities description

Job Responsibilities & Description

We Wear MANY Exciting HATS!

Manage energy needs

  • Supply & price fluctuations – past, present & future

  • Overall system performance

    Technical Competencies/Components

  • Engineering/Construction background

  • High Performance Buildings – design, planning, project management

  • Sustainability & Renewable Technology

  • EMS/BAS Technology/Software

  • Researching New Technology

    Communication & Involvement

  • Managerial - motivation, leadership, support

  • Develop Policy

  • Create & Implement Sustainability Programs

  • Monitor & Reporting


Job responsibilities description1

Job Responsibilities & Description

Strategist +Project Manager + Change Manager =

Energy Management @ WCU


Sustainable wcu

HolisticApproach

Technical

Operations

Planning &

Projects

Human Behavior Programs

Systematic Concept Method

Bodies act as systems of a whole

Buildings act as systems a whole

Holistic approach

Principles of Sustainability

Effective & Successful EM must understand these systems and how they interact.

"We shape our buildings, then our buildings shape us."

-- Winston Churchill


Typical energy consumption how much did we spend

Typical Energy ConsumptionHow much did we spend?


Projected energy use in north carolina trillion btu

Projected Energy Use in North Carolina (Trillion Btu)

2,732 trillion in 2006

28% total increase from 2005 to 2020

1.7 % per year


Energy issues challenges and opportunities

Energy Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

Fuel sources for Energy needs in North Carolina

Petroleum 39%

Coal31%

Nuclear16%

Nat. Gas9%

Renew.5%


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Cost of Energy Imports $20 Billion

Petroleum975 TBtu

Natural Gas236 TBtu

Coal706 TBtu

Nuclear 408 TBtu

10 TBtu

10 TBtu

408 TBtu

6 TBtu

696

TBtu

969 TBtu

226TBtu

ELECTRIC

POWER

GENERATION

$20 billion per year leaves our economy for energy imports

Electricity 409 TBtu

10TBtu

23 TBtu

SolarThermal1 TBtu

Hydro33 TBtu

Wood, Waste, Biomass 96 TBtu

Electrical Losses 734 TBtu

SO247 tons

NOx312 tons

CO257 million tons

CO269 million tons

NOx319 tons

SO2 636 tons


Programs reducing our carbon paw print

Programs: Reducing Our Carbon “Paw Print”

Began as WHEE Recycle & WHEE Save

  • Successful sustainability programs. “The Low Hanging Fruit”

  • Energy reduction & awareness.

  • Waste reduction & awareness.

    Sustainability Council

  • Faculty, staff & students developing sustainability efforts on campus

    http://www.wcu.edu/27314.asp


Programs

Programs

  • Campus Activities

    • Eco CATS + more

    • Focus The Nation 2008 & 2009

    • Earth Day 2007-2010

    • Sustainability Day 2010

    • Recycling drives

    • Faculty/Staff events

  • Eco PEAKS (LEAD 143)

    • Western PEAKS FYE - Living Learning Community

    • Leadership & Sustainability

  • “Be the change you wish to see in the world”

    --Gandhi


    Technical components

    Technical Components

    Building Automation System:

    • Monitor & control mechanical systems:

      • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Hot Water, Electric, Domestic Water, Chilled Water & Steam.

    • Yamas/Tridium

    • Automated Logic


    Technical competencies

    Technical Competencies

    Energy Audits – survey of energy systems to enhance building performance

    • Including Efficient:

      • Lighting

      • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

      • Office equipment

      • Building envelope

      • Water


    Strategic energy plan

    Strategic Energy Plan

    • Mandated by the State (Exec Order 26)

    • Reduce annual Total Energy Consumption 20% by 2010 & 30% by 2015

    • Baseline fiscal year 2002-2003

      Tracking Measures - Key Performance Indicators (KPI):

    • Water, electricity, natural gas, fuel oil, propane

      Components of Performance Plan

    • Energy Supply Management

    • Energy Demand Management

    • Organization Integration


    Strategic energy plan sep

    Strategic Energy Plan (SEP)

    WCU has reduced usage by 34%

    • Accelerated better building practices

    • Active energy management practices

    • Successful awareness program

       For more information please go to www.energy.wcu.edu


    Petroleum displacement plan

    Petroleum Displacement Plan

    • Created in 2005 & mandated by the state.

      • State agencies shall reduce petroleum usage by 20% by January 1, 2011.

    • Must utilize conservation, fuel-efficient vehicles, hybrids & alternative fuels.

      2009-10 Summary Completed Goals:

    • Purchased 6 Electric Vehicles for Facilities Management

    • Implemented E-10 - Gasohol

    • Implemented B20 - Biodiesel

    • Little expansion of fleet

      WCU has reduced usage by 19%.


    Green capital projects

    Green Capital Projects

    • New Health & Human Performance Building (West Campus)

    • 138,000 sqft($46M)

    • 1stSilver LEED Certified

    • Recognizing performance in:

      • -Site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection & IAQ

    • Performance Contracting

    • Agreement with Energy Service Company (ESCO).

    • ESCO identifies energy conservation measures.

    • ESCO guarantees savings meet or exceed all project costs.

    • $5.36M – Coulter, Ramsey Center, McKee Hunter Library, Hoey, Stillwell

    • HVAC Renovation & Retro-Commissioning

    • HF Robinson Administration Building (“White House”)

    • $717K ARRA Grant


    What does this mean

    What does this mean?

    • Good news or Bad news?

    • Climate Change is Real!

      • Not about saving the Earth. Its about saving the People.

    • Energy is Expensive & Unpredictable!!!!

    • National Security

    • Challenge = Opportunity

    • Extraordinary Economical & Ecological benefits

    • Clean (or Green) Industry is BOOMING! 6 in 10 jobs

      Are you ready for the NEW GREEN ECONOMY?

      "The time is always right to do what is right.”

      --Martin Luther King, Jr.


    Our future looks bright

    Our Future Looks Bright

    Create WCU Office of Sustainability

    • Director

    • Energy Manager

    • Energy Management Specialists

    • Program Coordinator

    • Recycling Coordinator

      UNC Tomorrow, 20/20 and UNC Sustainability Policy

      Continue to develop innovative and successful programs to lead WCU towards a sustainable future.


    Thank you for your time

    Thank You for your Time!

    Questions?


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