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National System Templates: Building Sustainable National Inventory...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

National System Templates: Building Sustainable National Inventory Management Systems Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: National System Templates: Building Sustainable...

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National System Templates: Building Sustainable National Inventory  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

National System Templates: Building Sustainable National Inventory National System Templates: Building Sustainable National Inventory Management Systems Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: National System Templates: Building Sustainable National Inventory Management Systems Agency/Company /Organization: United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Agency for International Development Sector: Energy, Land Focus Area: Non-renewable Energy, Forestry, Agriculture Topics: GHG inventory Resource Type: Guide/manual, Training materials Website: www.epa.gov/climatechange/emissions/ghginventorycapacitybuilding/templ National System Templates: Building Sustainable National Inventory Management Systems Screenshot References: National System Templates: Building Sustainable National Inventory Management Systems[1]

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NREL Facility Named One of Nation's Top Sustainable Buildings |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NREL Facility Named One of Nation's Top Sustainable Buildings NREL Facility Named One of Nation's Top Sustainable Buildings NREL Facility Named One of Nation's Top Sustainable Buildings June 24, 2011 - 12:31pm Addthis The 222,000 sq. ft. RSF has been recognized for its innovative construction and efficiency. | Courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory staff photographer. The 222,000 sq. ft. RSF has been recognized for its innovative construction and efficiency. | Courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory staff photographer. Eric Escudero Eric Escudero Senior Public Affairs Specialist & Contractor, Golden Field Office It's been a little over a year since the Energy Department's Research Support Facility (RSF) opened on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) campus in Colorado. The innovative approach taken in the design and

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NREL Facility Named One of Nation's Top Sustainable Buildings |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NREL Facility Named One of Nation's Top Sustainable Buildings NREL Facility Named One of Nation's Top Sustainable Buildings NREL Facility Named One of Nation's Top Sustainable Buildings June 24, 2011 - 12:31pm Addthis The 222,000 sq. ft. RSF has been recognized for its innovative construction and efficiency. | Courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory staff photographer. The 222,000 sq. ft. RSF has been recognized for its innovative construction and efficiency. | Courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory staff photographer. Eric Escudero Eric Escudero Senior Public Affairs Specialist & Contractor, Golden Field Office It's been a little over a year since the Energy Department's Research Support Facility (RSF) opened on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) campus in Colorado. The innovative approach taken in the design and

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High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Guidance | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Guidance High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Guidance High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Guidance More Documents &...

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High Performance Sustainable Buildings  

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become a High Performance Sustainable Building in 2013. On the former County landfill, a photovoltaic array field uses solar energy to provide power for Los Alamos County and the...

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Sustainable Buildings | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Buildings Buildings Sustainable Buildings Mission The team evaluates and incorporates the requirements for sustainable buildings as defined in Executive Order (EO) 13423, Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management, and (EO) 13514, Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance, and DOE Order 436.1, Departmental Sustainability, and approved by LM. The team advocates the use of sustainable building practices. Scope The team evaluates how to locate, design, construct, maintain, and operate its buildings and facilities in a resource-efficient, sustainable, and economically viable manner, consistent with its mission. The team provides a process to evaluate sustainable building practices for any new construction, major renovation, and existing capital asset buildings in

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Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure Aviation Management Green Leases Executive Secretariat Energy Reduction at HQ Real Estate...

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Sustainable Building Rating Systems Summary  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this document is to offer information that could be used to compare and contrast sustainable building rating systems.

Fowler, Kimberly M.; Rauch, Emily M.

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rewarding Green: NETL Recognized for Sustainable Buildings | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Rewarding Green: NETL Recognized for Sustainable Buildings Rewarding Green: NETL Recognized for Sustainable Buildings Rewarding Green: NETL Recognized for Sustainable Buildings November 14, 2013 - 8:26am Addthis DOE’s recognition program for high-performance sustainable buildings acknowledges buildings like B39 and promotes adherence to the guiding principles in all new DOE construction, renovations, and building alterations. The Sustainability Performance Office strives to ensure that, per Executive Order 13514, at least 15 percent of DOE buildings meet the requirements of the guiding principles by 2015, improving building sustainability on a national scale. DOE's recognition program for high-performance sustainable buildings acknowledges buildings like B39 and promotes adherence to the guiding principles in all new DOE construction, renovations, and building

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Sustainable Buildings and Campuses | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and Campuses and Campuses Sustainable Buildings and Campuses October 4, 2013 - 4:18pm Addthis Sustainable Buildings and Campuses The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides strategies, best practices, and resources to help Federal agencies implement sustainable design practices within Federal buildings and facilities. Learn about: Sustainable building design basics Federal requirements Sustainability for existing buildings Sustainable design for new construction and major renovations Life cycle cost analysis for sustainability Energy security planning Case studies Interagency Sustainability Working Group. Also see Sustainable Building Contacts. Addthis Related Articles Energy Department Training Breaks New Ground Sustainable Building Contacts Commissioning Training Available

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Highlighting high performance: Zion National Park Visitor Center, a sustainable building for the future  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Zion National Park Visitor Center incorporated a variety of energy-efficient features into its design to address Zion's specific needs. The design blended with the canyon's unique qualities and will save energy and operation costs at the center.

Torcellini, P.

2000-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Highlighting high performance: Zion National Park Visitor Center, a sustainable building for the future  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Zion National Park Visitor Center incorporated a variety of energy-efficient features into its design to address Zion's specific needs. The design blended with the canyon's unique qualities and will save energy and operation costs at the center.

Torcellini, P.

2000-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Technologies Office: National Laboratories Supporting Building  

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National Laboratories National Laboratories Supporting Building America to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: National Laboratories Supporting Building America on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: National Laboratories Supporting Building America on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: National Laboratories Supporting Building America on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: National Laboratories Supporting Building America on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: National Laboratories Supporting Building America on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: National Laboratories Supporting Building America on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Solar Decathlon Building America

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Sustainable Building Design Training | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Sustainable Building Design Training Sustainable Building Design Training Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Sustainable Building Design Training Agency/Company /Organization: United States Department of Energy Focus Area: Buildings Resource Type: Training materials Website: www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/program/sustainable_training.html References: Sustainable Building Design Training[1] Logo: Sustainable Building Design Training This training, sponsored by FEMP and other organizations, provides Federal agencies the essential information and skills needed to plan, implement, and manage sustainable buildings and sites. Overview "Sustainable Design Training Opportunities to learn more about sustainable design are available throughout the year. This training, sponsored by FEMP

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Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Buildings and...  

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Sustainable Buildings and Campuses to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Buildings and Campuses on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy...

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Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Building Basics  

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Sustainable Building Basics to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Building Basics on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program:...

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Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Building Contacts  

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Sustainable Building Contacts to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Building Contacts on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program:...

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Sustainable Building Basics | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sustainable Sustainable Building Basics Sustainable Building Basics October 4, 2013 - 4:21pm Addthis Image of the side of a sustainable building Sustainable building design results in energy savings and environment stewardship. Sustainable building design and operation strategies demonstrate a commitment to energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. These approaches result in an optimal balance of energy, cost, environmental, and societal benefits, while still meeting the mission of a Federal agency and the function of the facility or infrastructure. For buildings and facilities, responsible resource management and the assessment of operational impacts encompass the principles of sustainability. Sustainable development aims to meet the needs of the present without compromising future needs.

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Office of National Infrastructure & Sustainability | National...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

of National Infrastructure & Sustainability Home > About Us > Our Programs > Nonproliferation > Nuclear Nonproliferation Program Offices > Office of International Material...

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Sustainable Building Basics | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Sustainable Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Sustainable Building Basics Sustainable Building Basics October 4, 2013 - 4:21pm Addthis Image of the side of a sustainable building Sustainable building design results in energy savings and environment stewardship. Sustainable building design and operation strategies demonstrate a commitment to energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. These approaches result in an optimal balance of energy, cost, environmental, and societal benefits, while still meeting the mission of a Federal agency and the function of the facility or infrastructure. For buildings and facilities, responsible resource management and the assessment of operational impacts encompass the principles of sustainability. Sustainable development aims to meet the needs of the

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City of Jacksonville- Sustainable Public Buildings  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

In 2009, the Jacksonville City Office of Sustainability Initiatives announced the creation of the Sustainable Building Program. As part of the program, all new city-owned buildings must meet...

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Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Building Basics  

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Basics Basics Image of the side of a sustainable building Sustainable building design results in energy savings and environment stewardship. Sustainable building design and operation strategies demonstrate a commitment to energy efficiency, and environmental stewardship. These approaches result in an optimal balance of energy, cost, environmental, and societal benefits, while still meeting the mission of a Federal agency and the function of the facility or infrastructure. For buildings and facilities, responsible resource management and the assessment of operational impacts encompass the principles of sustainability. Sustainable development aims to meet the needs of the present without compromising future needs. Learn more about the: Benefits of sustainable building design

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Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure "A sustainable society is one which satisfies its needs without diminishing the prospects of future generations." - Lester R. Brown, Founder and President, Worldwatch Institute Department of Energy facilities managers have a significant role to play in achieving the goals of E.O. 13423, Strengthening Federal Environmental Energy and Transportation Management and E.O. 13514, Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance. The expectation is that DOE will build, operate and maintain energy efficient, environmentally sensitive buildings that provide a comfortable and productive working environment. DOE Sustainable Environmental Stewardship will reduce the

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ISO 50001-Energy Management Standard: Building Sustainability...  

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ISO 50001-Energy Management Standard: Building Sustainability into Energy Efficiency in the US and Globally NOTICE Due to the current lapse of federal funding, Berkeley Lab...

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Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Building Contacts  

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Contacts For more information about sustainable buildings and campuses, contact: Sarah Jensen Federal Energy Management Program 202-287-6033 DOE laboratory support is also provided...

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City of Jacksonville - Sustainable Public Buildings (Florida...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

http:www.coj.netdepartmentsneighborhoodsenvironmental-qualityoffice-of-sustainability-initiativessustainable-building-program.aspx Date added to DSIRE 2010-11-05 Last...

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High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Guidance  

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(2006) 2 , and (ii) 15- percent of the existing Federal capital asset building inventory of the agency as of the end of fiscal year 2015 incorporates the sustainable...

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Sustainable Building Case Studies | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Case Studies Case Studies Sustainable Building Case Studies October 4, 2013 - 4:58pm Addthis These case studies feature examples of sustainably designed buildings and facilities from Federal agencies and industry. High Performance Federal Buildings Database The High Performance Federal Buildings database presents a sampling of sustainable buildings projects in the Federal Government. This database taps into the existing U.S. Department of Energy High Performance Buildings database, showcasing only Federal case study examples. Third-Party Certification ENERGY STAR for Federal Agencies: A site that provides access to the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, the Federal High Performance Sustainable Buildings Checklist, and ENERGY STAR qualified products, and much more. Green Globes: A Web-based program from the Green Building Initiative for

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Sustainable Building Case Studies | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Case Studies Case Studies Sustainable Building Case Studies October 4, 2013 - 4:58pm Addthis These case studies feature examples of sustainably designed buildings and facilities from Federal agencies and industry. High Performance Federal Buildings Database The High Performance Federal Buildings database presents a sampling of sustainable buildings projects in the Federal Government. This database taps into the existing U.S. Department of Energy High Performance Buildings database, showcasing only Federal case study examples. Third-Party Certification ENERGY STAR for Federal Agencies: A site that provides access to the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, the Federal High Performance Sustainable Buildings Checklist, and ENERGY STAR qualified products, and much more. Green Globes: A Web-based program from the Green Building Initiative for

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City of San Diego- Sustainable Building Policy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The City of San Diegos Sustainable Building Policy is directed by Council Policy 900-14. The policy contains regulations regarding building measures, private-sector incentives, health and...

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United Nations Environmental Council & Zero Energy Utility Buildings.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This dual graduation project includes an architectural design for a sustainable building that houses the United Nations Environmental Council, within the urban context of the (more)

Corporaal, F.J.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Guidance  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

HIGH PERFORMANCE and SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS GUIDANCE Final (12/1/08) PURPOSE The Interagency Sustainability Working Group (ISWG), as a subcommittee of the Steering Committee established by Executive Order (E.O.) 13423, initiated development of the following guidance to assist agencies in meeting the high performance and sustainable buildings goals of E.O. 13423, section 2(f). 1 E.O. 13423, sec. 2(f) states "In implementing the policy set forth in section 1 of this order, the head of each agency shall: ensure that (i) new construction and major renovations of agency buildings comply with the Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings set forth in the Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of Understanding (2006)

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Sustainability Report: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) 2003 -- 2004  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Sustainability Report for 2003-2004 highlights the Laboratory's comprehensive sustainability activities. These efforts demonstrate NREL's progress toward achieving overall sustainability goals. Sustainability is an inherent centerpiece of the Laboratory's work. NREL's mission--to develop renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and practices and transfer knowledge and innovations to address the nation's energy and environmental goals--is synergistic with sustainability. The Laboratory formalized its sustainability activities in 2000, building on earlier ideas--this report summarizes the status of activities in water use, energy use, new construction, green power, transportation, recycling, environmentally preferable purchasing, greenhouse gas emissions, and environmental management.

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2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable Buildings | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Life Cycle Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable Buildings Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable Buildings October 4, 2013 - 4:54pm Addthis To help facility managers make sound decisions, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides guidance and resources on applying life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of energy and water efficiency investments. Federal Requirements Life cycle cost (LCC) rules are promulgated in 10 CFR 436 A, Life Cycle Cost Methodology and Procedures and conforms to requirements in the National Energy Conservation Policy Act and subsequent energy conservation legislation as well as Executive Order 13423. The LCC guidance and materials assume discount rates and energy price projections determined

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Federal Energy Management Program: Resources on Sustainable Buildings and  

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Resources on Resources on Sustainable Buildings and Campuses to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Resources on Sustainable Buildings and Campuses on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Resources on Sustainable Buildings and Campuses on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Resources on Sustainable Buildings and Campuses on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Resources on Sustainable Buildings and Campuses on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Resources on Sustainable Buildings and Campuses on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Resources on Sustainable Buildings and Campuses on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses Basics Federal Requirements

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Better Buildings and Sustained Coordination | Department of Energy  

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Better Buildings and Sustained Coordination Better Buildings and Sustained Coordination June 28, 2010 - 1:29pm Addthis Kids attending Rancho Cucamonga's Earth Day celebration...

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Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of Understanding Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of...

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Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of Understanding Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of Understanding...

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Federal Energy Management Program: Benefits of Sustainable Building...  

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Benefits of Sustainable Building Design to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Benefits of Sustainable Building Design on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy...

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Federal Energy Management Program: Benefits of Sustainable Building...  

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Benefits of Sustainable Building Design The application of sustainable building design not only helps Federal facilities meet laws and regulations, it also provides them with many...

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The Passive House: A Sustainable Building Concept  

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Passive House: A Sustainable Building Concept Speaker(s): Benjamin Krick Date: November 13, 2012 - 11:00am Location: 90-1099 Seminar HostPoint of Contact: Christian Kohler This...

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Challenges of Energy Simulation for Sustainable Buildings  

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Challenges of Energy Simulation for Sustainable Buildings Speaker(s): Tianzhen Hong Date: September 10, 2007 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar HostPoint of Contact: Philip Haves...

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High Performance Sustainable Building Design RM  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The High Performance Sustainable Building Design (HPSBD) Review Module (RM) is a tool that assists the DOE federal project review teams in evaluating the technical sufficiency for projects that may...

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Computer assistance for sustainable building design  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The greatest opportunity for sustainable building design strategies occur in the early stages of design when the most important decisions are taken. Nevertheless, it is the stage with the least computer support. This paper presents recent research efforts ...

Hugues Rivard

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FEMP Resources for Sustainable Buildings | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

FEMP Resources for Sustainable Buildings FEMP Resources for Sustainable Buildings Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: FEMP Resources for Sustainable Buildings Agency/Company /Organization: United States Department of Energy Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings Resource Type: Training materials Website: www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/program/sustainable_resources.html References: FEMP Resources for Sustainable Buildings[1] Logo: FEMP Resources for Sustainable Buildings This resource offers many helpful resources about sustainable design and operations to Federal facility managers and other personnel. FEMP also offers training opportunities about sustainable design and practices. Overview "Many helpful resources about sustainable design and operations are available to Federal facility managers and other personnel. These resources

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NNSA Announces 2013 Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear...  

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2013 Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response...

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California National Guard Sustainability Planning, Hydrogen Fuel...  

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Army National Guard, Environmental Programs Directorate California National Guard Sustainability Planning, Hydrogen Fuel Goals 27 Oct 08 Lt Col Reuben Sendejas Lt Col Reuben...

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Sustainable Design | Building Energy Codes Program  

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Sustainable Design Sustainable Design Session 5 of a seven-part webcast series presented by the Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program to help federal agencies comply with the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2004. The Sustainable Design webcast provides an overview of sustainable design federal requirements and strategies. Sustainable design principles and practices are well established and can be applied at some level to any project to reduce the environmental impact and operational cost of a building, while increasing occupant satisfaction. The requirements within Executive Order 13423, the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 are driving the federal sector to be leaders in sustainable design. Estimated Length:

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Building Technologies Research and Integration Center Reducing the energy consumption of the nation's buildings is  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2/21/2011 Building Technologies Research and Integration Center Reducing the energy consumption of the nation's buildings is essential for achieving a sustainable clean energy future and will be an enormous challenge. Buildings account for 40% of the nation's carbon emissions and the consumption of 40% of our

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Capacity Building on Promoting Sustainable Development in the GMS | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Promoting Sustainable Development in the GMS Promoting Sustainable Development in the GMS Jump to: navigation, search Name Capacity Building on Promoting Sustainable Development in the GMS Agency/Company /Organization AIT-UNEP Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific Sector Energy, Land Topics Implementation, Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Resource Type Guide/manual Website http://www.rrcap.unep.org/nsds Country Cambodia, China, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar UN Region South-Eastern Asia References Capacity Building in GMS[1] Summary "The study assesses the state of sustainable development strategies (SDS) in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) - within each of the six member-countries and in the subregion as a whole - with a view towards identifying appropriate improvements that would bring about strong national

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University of Idaho Building Sustainable  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(DOE) proceeds with the cleanup of its complexes across the nation and the disposal of waste-Performance Assessment Baseline Calculation (2004- PABC) inventory was used to recertify WIPP. The primary are as follows: · The 2004-PABC inventory accounted for the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) process by which 55

O'Laughlin, Jay

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Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings by Topic | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Topic Topic Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings by Topic October 4, 2013 - 4:46pm Addthis For sustainable buildings at Federal agencies, the laws and regulations required for compliance fall under the following topics. Also see Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings by Law and Regulation and Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings. Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction GHG reduction requirements for sustainable buildings include: Decreasing agency use of chemicals where such decrease will assist the agency in achieving GHG reduction targets Reducing water and energy use intensity. Also see information on GHG Mitigation Planning for Buildings. Water Use Intensity Water use intensity requirements for sustainable buildings include:

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Montana Sustainable Building Systems | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Systems Systems Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Montana Sustainable Building Systems Name Montana Sustainable Building Systems Address 201 Second St E Place Whitefish, Montana Zip 59937 Sector Buildings Product Cross-laminated timber panel building systems Year founded 2009 Phone number 406-862-9222 Website http://www.smartwoods.com Coordinates 48.410317°, -114.340704° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":48.410317,"lon":-114.340704,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Austin's Green Building Program: A Tool for Sustainable Development  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In a new approach to home rating systems, Austin's Green Building Program was designed in 1991 as a marketing approach to encourage builders, architects, and designers to incorporate sustainable building practices, systems, and materials into residential construction. A secondary goal of the program was to encourage "green" business development in the Austin area. A rating system of accumulated points translates to a "sustainability rating" of one to four stars. Four resource areas relating to the home are considered: water, energy, building materials, and solid waste. Seventeen criteria were used to develop points for more than 130 building options listed under the four categories. The criteria for evaluating the options included consideration of the source, process (i.e. from raw material to finished product), use, postlife (recyclability, disposal), integration (with other systems), and difficulty in offering the option. The options are presented in the Green Building Guide, which includes an overview of the program, a discussion of sustainability and local and regional resources, the rating worksheets, and a comprehensive glossary of terns. The Green Building Guide is supplemented by a Sustainable Building Sourcebook which gives more detailed design and source information for each option listed in the Guide. The Green Building Guide is being revised in a simpler format, and the marketing package is being evaluated based upon our experience of the past two years of program operation. The Green Building Program supports participants through general marketing and technical seminars. Response to the Green Building Program has indicated pent-up demand from the market for more environmentally sensitive building practices. Reaction from the building industry has shown a desire for a mechanism to present building and development in a more positive light to an environmentally aware public. The broad acceptance of this strategy was highlighted at the United Nations Conference for Environment and Development (UNCED), called the "Earth Summit," when the Green Building Program was selected as one of twelve finalists worldwide for the United Nations Local Government Honours Programme. The most recent of several awards was the Award for Innovation presented by the Association of Demand Side Management Professionals in November, 1993. This paper will follow the implementation and operation of the Green Building Program, with discussions on the successes, challenges, and modifications of the program since its introduction to the public in early 1992.

Seiter, D. L.

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building a Sustainable Energy Future  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Board provides oversight for, and establishes the policies of, NSF within the framework of applicable national policies set forth by the President and the Congress. In this capacity, the Board identifies issues that are critical to NSFs future, approves NSFs strategic budget directions, approves annual budget submissions to the Office of Management and Budget, approves new programs and major awards, analyzes NSFs budget to ensure progress and consistency along the strategic direction set for NSF, and ensures balance between initiatives and core programs. The Board also serves as an independent policy advisory body to the President

Barry C. Barish; Maxine Linde; Professor Physics; Emeritus Director; Camilla P. Benbow; Rodes Hart; Dean Education; Human Development

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Public Meeting Transcript: Sustainable Design Standards for Federal Buildings  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

OFFICE OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY PUBLIC MEETING SUSTAINABLE DESIGN STANDARDS FOR FEDERAL BUILDINGS U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 Room 8E-089 Wednesday July 28, 2010 Chair: Cyrus Nasseri Department of Energy (FEMP) Facilitator: Jim Raba Department of Energy Executive Court Reporters (301) 565-0064 2 Participants Identified: Mark Ames American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air- Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Margo Appel US Department of Energy (DOE) Todd Apple Dupont Tim Ballo Earthjustice John Barry International Union of Operating Engineers National Training Fund Allen Blakey The Vinyl Institute Nadine Block Sustainable Forestry Initiative

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Resources on Sustainable Buildings and Campuses | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Resources on Resources on Sustainable Buildings and Campuses Resources on Sustainable Buildings and Campuses October 4, 2013 - 5:04pm Addthis Building Technology Office Resources The Building Technology Office offers useful resources to plan and implement energy-efficiency projects. Building Energy Software Tools Directory Buildings Performance Database Energy Modeling Software Better Buildings Alliance Webinars Hospital Energy Alliance Videos Solid-State Lighting Technology Fact Sheets Many helpful resources about sustainable buildings and campuses are available. Also see Case Studies and Contacts. Federal Requirements and Programs Buildings Technologies Program: A U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program that leads a vast network of research and industry partners to continually

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Sustainable PNNL  

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Sustainable PNNL Sustainability at Pacific Northwest National the ability of the future generations to meet their needs. At PNNL, we are committed to improving the quality for the organization and our key stakeholders, including our customers, staff, and community. PNNL's commitment

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National Green Building Standard ICC 700  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Page 1. National Green Building Standard ICC 700 NIST Workshop ... September 15, 2011 Page 2. National Green Building Standard ICC 700 ...

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Energy Management Program: Resources on Sustainable Buildings and  

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Sustainable Buildings and Campuses Sustainable Buildings and Campuses Building Technology Office Resources The Building Technology Office offers useful resources to plan and implement energy-efficiency projects. Building Energy Software Tools Directory Buildings Performance Database Energy Modeling Software Better Buildings Alliance Webinars Hospital Energy Alliance Videos Solid-State Lighting Technology Fact Sheets Many helpful resources about sustainable buildings and campuses are available. Also see Case Studies. Federal Requirements and Programs Buildings Technologies Program: A U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program that leads a vast network of research and industry partners to continually develop innovative, cost-effective, energy-saving solutions for buildings. Crosswalk of Sustainability Goals and Targets: A document that features a table listing sustainability goals/targets under the requirement of Executive Order (E.O.) 13514 and E.O. 13423.

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Federal Energy Management Program: High-Performance Sustainable Building  

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High-Performance Sustainable Building Design for New Construction and Major Renovations High-Performance Sustainable Building Design for New Construction and Major Renovations New construction and major renovations to existing buildings offer Federal agencies opportunities to create sustainable high-performance buildings. High-performance buildings can incorporate energy-efficient designs, sustainable siting and materials, and renewable energy technologies along with other innovative strategies. Also see Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings. Performance-Based Design Build Typically, architects, engineers, and project managers consider the potential to build a high-performance building to be limited by the initial cost. A different approach-performance-based design build-makes high performance the priority, from start to finish. Contracts are developed that focus on both limiting construction costs and meeting performance targets. The approach is not a source of funding, but rather a strategy to make the most out of limited, appropriated, funds.

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City of San Diego - Sustainable Building Policy | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

San Diego - Sustainable Building Policy San Diego - Sustainable Building Policy City of San Diego - Sustainable Building Policy < Back Eligibility Commercial Construction Local Government Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Appliances & Electronics Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Bioenergy Solar Windows, Doors, & Skylights Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Wind Program Info State California Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider San Diego Environmental Services Department The City of San Diego's Sustainable Building Policy is directed by Council Policy 900-14. The policy contains regulations regarding building

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Office of National Infrastructure & Sustainability | National Nuclear  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

National Infrastructure & Sustainability | National Nuclear National Infrastructure & Sustainability | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Office of National Infrastructure & Sustainability Home > About Us > Our Programs > Nonproliferation > Nuclear Nonproliferation Program Offices > Office of International Material

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High Performance Sustainable Building Design RM  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

High Performance Sustainable High Performance Sustainable Building Design Review Module March 2010 CD-0 O High 0 This Re Les OFFICE OF h Perform CD-1 eview Module ssons learned f F ENVIRON Standard R mance Su Revi Critical D CD-2 M has been pilot from the pilot h NMENTAL Review Plan ustainabl iew Module Decision (CD C March 2010 ted at the SRS have been incor L MANAGE n (SRP) le Buildin e D) Applicabili D-3 SWPF and MO rporated in Rev EMENT ng Design ity CD-4 OX FFF projec view Module n Post Ope cts. eration Standard Review Plan, 2 nd Edition, March 2010 i FOREWORD The Standard Review Plan (SRP) 1 provides a consistent, predictable corporate review framework to ensure that issues and risks that could challenge the success of Office of Environmental Management (EM) projects are identified early and addressed proactively. The

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National Green Building Standard Analysis  

SciTech Connect

DOE's Building America Program is a research and development program to improve the energy performance of new and existing homes. The ultimate goal of the Building America Program is to achieve examples of cost-effective, energy efficient solutions for all U.S. climate zones. Periodic maintenance of an ANSI standard by review of the entire document and action to revise or reaffirm it on a schedule not to exceed five years is required by ANSI. In compliance, a consensus group has once again been formed and the National Green Building Standard is currently being reviewed to comply with the periodic maintenance requirement of an ANSI standard.

NAHB Research Center, Upper Marlboro, Maryland

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy Commercial Reference Building Models of the National Building Stock  

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Department of Energy Department of Energy Commercial Reference Building Models of the National Building Stock Michael Deru, Kristin Field, Daniel Studer, Kyle Benne, Brent Griffith, and Paul Torcellini National Renewable Energy Laboratory Bing Liu, Mark Halverson, Dave Winiarski, and Michael Rosenberg Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Mehry Yazdanian Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Joe Huang Formerly of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Drury Crawley Formerly of the U.S. Department of Energy Technical Report NREL/TP-5500-46861 February 2011 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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Sustainable building technology knowledge representation: Using Semantic Web techniques  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The global quest for sustainability in the exploitation of resources and the need for carbon foot-print reduction has resulted in the development of a large number of innovations and a huge amount of knowledge on sustainable building technologies. Unfortunately, ... Keywords: Knowledge representation, Ontology, Photovoltaic system, Semantic Web, Sustainable building technology

Joseph H. M. Tah; Henry F. Abanda

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Federal Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings October 4, 2013 - 4:42pm Addthis Federal agencies have to meet laws and regulations, which set energy management and efficiency requirements for Federal buildings, including reducing energy consumption and increasing the use of renewable energy. Learn about Federal sustainability requirements for buildings and facilities by: Law and regulation Topic. Also learn more about the Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings. Reporting Federal legislation requires agencies to annually report on facility energy consumption and management. For more information, see Federal Facility

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City of San Diego - Sustainable Building Expedited Permit Program |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

San Diego - Sustainable Building Expedited Permit Program San Diego - Sustainable Building Expedited Permit Program City of San Diego - Sustainable Building Expedited Permit Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Solar Buying & Making Electricity Program Info Start Date 05/20/2003 State California Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider City of San Diego In 2002, the City of San Diego passed a Resolution R-298001, which amended the [http://dsireusa.org/incentives/incentive.cfm?Incentive_Code=CA42R&re=1&ee=1 Sustainable Building Policy] to allow for expedited permitting for sustainable buildings. Sustainable buildings are defined in Policy Number

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Benefits of Sustainable Building Design | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Benefits of Sustainable Building Design Benefits of Sustainable Building Design Benefits of Sustainable Building Design October 4, 2013 - 4:22pm Addthis Photo of an air-intake structure outside a Federal facility. An air-intake structure outside of this Federal facility lowers energy costs by taking in chilly night air to cool the building's data center. The application of sustainable building design not only helps Federal facilities meet laws and regulations, it also provides them with many other benefits. These benefits include: Lower energy costs Reduction in operating and maintenance costs Increase in productivity of building occupants Improvement health and psychological well-being of building occupants Reduction in pollutants Opportunity to foster a positive public image. Sustainable building design can reduce annual energy costs anywhere from

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Native Learning Center's Training for Building Sustainable Communities in  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Center's Training for Building Sustainable Center's Training for Building Sustainable Communities in Indian Country Native Learning Center's Training for Building Sustainable Communities in Indian Country April 1, 2014 8:00AM EDT to April 3, 2014 5:00PM EDT Green Bay, Wisconsin Save the date for the Seminole Tribe of Florida's Native Learning Center's (NLC's) upcoming training, Building Sustainable Communities in Indian Country. Please note there has been a change in the date and location of the training to April 1-3, 2014, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Topics will include, but are not limited to: Sustainable Housing Practices Building Economic Opportunities in Tribal Communities Sustainable Community Infrastructure Alternative Energy Sources Building Strategic Partnerships Fundraising and Grant Opportunities

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Federal Energy Management Program: High-Performance Sustainable Building  

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High-Performance High-Performance Sustainable Building Design for New Construction and Major Renovations to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: High-Performance Sustainable Building Design for New Construction and Major Renovations on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: High-Performance Sustainable Building Design for New Construction and Major Renovations on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: High-Performance Sustainable Building Design for New Construction and Major Renovations on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: High-Performance Sustainable Building Design for New Construction and Major Renovations on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: High-Performance Sustainable Building Design for New Construction and Major Renovations on Digg

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Native Learning Center Training for Building Sustainable Communities in  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Center Training for Building Sustainable Center Training for Building Sustainable Communities in Indian Country Native Learning Center Training for Building Sustainable Communities in Indian Country April 1, 2014 8:00AM CDT to April 3, 2014 5:00PM CDT Green Bay, Wisconsin The Seminole Tribe of Florida Native Learning Center (NLC) will host this training on Building Sustainable Communities in Indian Country. Topics will include, but are not limited to: sustainable housing practices, building economic opportunities in tribal communities, sustainable community infrastructure, alternative energy sources, building strategic partnerships, fundraising and grant opportunities, and youth and elder opportunities. NLC, a program of the Housing Department of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, receives funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and

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U.S. Department of Energy High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Implementation Plan  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Plan outlining DOE's commitment to designing, building, operating, and maintaining high performance and sustainable buildings (HPSB).

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Public Meeting Transcript: Sustainable Design Standards for Federal Buildings  

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OFFICE OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY PUBLIC MEETING SUSTAINABLE DESIGN STANDARDS FOR FEDERAL BUILDINGS U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 Room 8E-089 Wednesday July 28, 2010 Chair: Cyrus Nasseri Department of Energy (FEMP) Facilitator: Jim Raba Department of Energy Executive Court Reporters (301) 565-0064 2 Participants Identified: Mark Ames American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air- Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Margo Appel US Department of Energy (DOE) Todd Apple Dupont Tim Ballo Earthjustice John Barry International Union of Operating Engineers National Training Fund Allen Blakey The Vinyl Institute

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Sustainable Building Design Revolving Loan Fund | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sustainable Building Design Revolving Loan Fund Sustainable Building Design Revolving Loan Fund Sustainable Building Design Revolving Loan Fund < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Construction Design & Remodeling Other Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Heating Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Maximum Rebate 100% project financing Program Info Start Date 1/8/2010 State Arkansas Program Type State Loan Program Rebate Amount 100% project financing Provider Arkansas Energy Office The Sustainable Building Design Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The Arkansas Energy

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City of Seattle - Sustainable Buildings and Sites Policy (Washington...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Edit with form History Share this page on Facebook icon Twitter icon City of Seattle - Sustainable Buildings and Sites Policy (Washington) This is the approved revision...

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Building Performance Simulation for Sustainable Energy Use in...  

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Building Performance Simulation for Sustainable Energy Use in Buildings Speaker(s): Jan Hensen Date: March 18, 2011 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar HostPoint of Contact:...

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Sustainable Building in China-A Green Leap Forward?  

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Building in China-A Green Leap Forward? Title Sustainable Building in China-A Green Leap Forward? Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2013 Authors Diamond, Richard...

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Miami-Dade County - Sustainable Buildings Program (Florida) | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Miami-Dade County - Sustainable Buildings Program (Florida) Miami-Dade County - Sustainable Buildings Program (Florida) Miami-Dade County - Sustainable Buildings Program (Florida) < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State Florida Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Miami-Dade County In 2005, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners passed a [http://www.miamidade.gov/govaction/matter.asp?matter=052213&file=true&ye... resolution] to incorporate sustainable building measures into county facilities. In 2007, Ordinance 07-65 created the Sustainable Buildings Program in the County Code, and Implementing Order 8-8 established specific

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Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Building Case...  

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U.S. Green Building Council that provides third-party verification of green buildings. Living Building Challenge: A philosophy, advocacy, and certification program from the...

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Riverside County - Sustainable Building Policy | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

County - Sustainable Building Policy County - Sustainable Building Policy Riverside County - Sustainable Building Policy < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State California Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider County of Riverside In February 2009, the County of Riverside Board of Supervisors adopted Policy Number H-29, creating the Sustainable Building Policy. The Policy requires that all new county building projects initiated on or after March 1, 2009 must meet the criteria for LEED certification.The Board of Supervisors may grant exceptions, especially for projects under 5,000 square feet. Additionally, all county buildings project must have a LEED

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Building International Emergency Management Systems | National...  

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Building International Emergency Management Systems | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy...

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Site Sustainability Plan FY 2014 (Management Publication), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Site Sustainability Plan FY 2014 Site Sustainability Plan FY 2014 The National Wind Technology Center has 10.2 MW of on-site wind systems. Cover photo: The new LEED Platinum Energy Systems Integration Facility is the first U.S. facility in which both the public and private sector researchers can scale-up clean energy technologies. NOMENCLATURE ........................................................................................................ II EXECUTIVE SUMMARY .............................................................................................. 1 GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTION ........................................................................... 7 BUILDINGS, ESPC, REGIONAL AND LOCAL PLANNING .............................13 HIGH PERFORMANCE SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS ..............................13

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Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings by Law and Regulation |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Law and Law and Regulation Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings by Law and Regulation October 4, 2013 - 4:44pm Addthis For sustainable buildings, Federal agencies are required to comply with the following laws and regulations. Also see Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings by Topic and Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings. Executive Order (E.O.) 13514 Signed on October 5, 2009, E.O. 13514-Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy and Economic Performance-expands on Federal energy reduction and environmental performance requirements set in E.O. 13423, as well as outlines specific management strategies to improve sustainability, including managing existing buildings to reduce energy, water and materials

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Sustainable Building Pioneer Wins Top Award from Engineering News-Record |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sustainable Building Pioneer Wins Top Award from Engineering Sustainable Building Pioneer Wins Top Award from Engineering News-Record Sustainable Building Pioneer Wins Top Award from Engineering News-Record April 8, 2011 - 3:56pm Addthis David Moore Presidential Management Fellow, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy The new Research Support Facility (RSF) at the Department's National Renewable Energy Lab has quickly become a landmark accomplishment in the world of architecture and commercial building. The RSF shows firsthand that it is possible to build affordable, ultra-efficient office buildings by combining off-the-shelf technologies with thoughtful design. As a result, the RSF has won more than a dozen awards since it opened in June 2010. This week, the influential trade publication Engineering News-Record added to

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Sustainable Building Pioneer Wins Top Award from Engineering News-Record |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sustainable Building Pioneer Wins Top Award from Engineering Sustainable Building Pioneer Wins Top Award from Engineering News-Record Sustainable Building Pioneer Wins Top Award from Engineering News-Record April 8, 2011 - 3:56pm Addthis David Moore Presidential Management Fellow, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy The new Research Support Facility (RSF) at the Department's National Renewable Energy Lab has quickly become a landmark accomplishment in the world of architecture and commercial building. The RSF shows firsthand that it is possible to build affordable, ultra-efficient office buildings by combining off-the-shelf technologies with thoughtful design. As a result, the RSF has won more than a dozen awards since it opened in June 2010. This week, the influential trade publication Engineering News-Record added to

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Sustainable Water Resources Management, Volume 2: Green Building Case Studies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report evaluates how well green building rating systems address sustainable water management practices at the community level by applying three widely used rating systems to three diverse commercial green building projects. The case studies provide insight into the efficacy of green building water management practices and the relative strengths and limitations of rating systems with respect to achieving water sustainability at the community level. The intended audience for this report includes decis...

2010-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Commercial Building National Accounts | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Commercial Building National Accounts Commercial Building National Accounts Jump to: navigation, search National Accounts is part of DOE's Net-Zero Energy Commercial Building Initiative (CBI), which was mandated by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA). EISA enabled DOE to bring together parties from the private sector, DOE national labs, other federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations to advance research into low- and zero-net-energy buildings. CBI's goal is to develop market-ready, net zero-energy commercial buildings by 2025. A net zero-energy building makes as much energy as it uses over a year[1] [2]. As of 2009, estimates indicated that retail and office buildings consume 18 percent of the nation's total energy and half of nation's overall building energy (including homes, schools, and other structures). The program

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Mexico-National Program for Sustainable Use of Energy | Open...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Program for Sustainable Use of Energy Jump to: navigation, search Name Mexico-National Program for Sustainable Use of Energy AgencyCompany Organization Government of Mexico...

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Y-12 Sustainable Design Principles for Building Design and Construction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

B&W Y-12 is committed to modernizing the Y-12 complex to meet future needs with a sustainable and responsive infrastructure and to integrating sustainability principles and practices into Y-12 work (Y72-001, B&W Y-12 Environmental, Safety and Health Policy). This commitment to sustainability and specifically sustainable design of buildings is also incorporated into Presidential Executive Orders (EO), DOE Orders (DOE O), and goals. Sustainable building design is an approach to design, construct, and operate facilities in an efficient and environmentally sound manner that will produce a healthful, resource-efficient and productive working environment that is inherently protective of the environment. The DOE has established the following 5 Guiding Principles for High Performance Sustainable Building (HPSB), and has issued directives that require Y-12 to incorporate the principles and a number of supporting specific practices and techniques into building design, construction and renovation projects: (1) Employ Integrated Design Principles; (2) Optimize Energy Performance; (3) Protect and Conserve Water; (4) Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality; and (5) Reduce Environmental Impact of Materials. The purpose of this document is to present the required sustainable building principles, practices and techniques, summarize the key drivers for incorporating them into Y-12 projects, and present additional recommendations and resources that can be used to support sustainable buildings to enhance the environmental and economic performance of the Y-12 Complex.

Jackson, J. G.

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Building Design Revolving Loan Fund (Arkansas) |...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

MeasuresWhole Building, CustomOthers pending approval, Doors, DuctAir sealing, Energy Mgmt. SystemsBuilding Controls, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Lighting, Motor VFDs,...

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U.S. Department of Energy High Performance and Sustainable Buildings...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Department of Energy High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Implementation Plan U.S. Department of Energy High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Implementation Plan Plan...

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High-Performance Sustainable Building Design for New Construction and Major  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » High-Performance Sustainable Building Design for New Construction and Major Renovations High-Performance Sustainable Building Design for New Construction and Major Renovations October 4, 2013 - 4:52pm Addthis New construction and major renovations to existing buildings offer Federal agencies opportunities to create sustainable high-performance buildings. High-performance buildings can incorporate energy-efficient designs, sustainable siting and materials, and renewable energy technologies along with other innovative strategies. Also see Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings. Performance-Based Design Build Typically, architects, engineers, and project managers consider the

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Energy Security Planning for Sustainable Buildings | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Energy Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Energy Security Planning for Sustainable Buildings Energy Security Planning for Sustainable Buildings October 4, 2013 - 4:56pm Addthis For energy security, Federal facility managers have a responsibility to consider a broad array of potential threats and incident scenarios. An underlying process or methodology is essential to comprehensively and intelligently address all elements of energy security analysis. Given recent blackouts and concerns about vulnerable infrastructure, many public and private organizations are taking steps to ensure reliable power and continuity of operations in the event of future outages. Some government facilities have the capacity to survive short-term power outages, but are now evaluating whether their back-up power capabilities

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City of San Diego- Sustainable Building Expedited Permit Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

In 2002, the City of San Diego passed a Resolution R-298001, which amended the [http://dsireusa.org/incentives/incentive.cfm?Incentive_Code=CA42R&re=1&ee=1 Sustainable Building Policy] to...

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A framework for sustainable buildings : an application to China  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A framework has been established to discuss the different topics of Sustainability in the context of buildings. The framework includes the dimensions of time and space and the dimensions of ecology, society, and economy. ...

Ospelt, Christoph, 1970-

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Technologies Office: National Residential Efficiency...  

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at all levels. The data from the efficiency measures database is used in the Building Energy Optimization (BEopt) software. Benefits The National Retrofit Measures Database...

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Rewarding Green: NETL Recognized for Sustainable Buildings  

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and the use of energy efficient algorithms. T5 fluorescent and compact fluorescent light bulbs are used throughout the building in conjunction sensors to improve energy...

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Guidelines for Sustainable Building Design: Recommendations from...  

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and monitoring, modeling, building envelope and historic preservation (architectural), HVAC and controls, lighting, presentation. Prior to the charrette itself, the modeling and...

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Denver - Sustainable Building Guidelines (Colorado) | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

the new Denver Convention Center and associated Hyatt Hotel underwent LEED analysis for energy savings, for example. Most city buildings are subject to review for energy-savings...

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An innovative and sustainable building system using structural insulated panels  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An innovative and sustainable building system using structural insulated panels Researcher: Mrst October 2010 Funding bodies: EPSRC and ErgoHome Ltd. Introduction Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) are high performance building panels which are considered to be the next generation of timber

Birmingham, University of

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Better Buildings and Sustained Coordination | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Buildings and Sustained Coordination Buildings and Sustained Coordination Better Buildings and Sustained Coordination June 28, 2010 - 1:29pm Addthis Kids attending Rancho Cucamonga's Earth Day celebration volunteer their answers at an educational program. | Photo courtesy of Joshua Torres, city of Rancho Cucamonga Kids attending Rancho Cucamonga's Earth Day celebration volunteer their answers at an educational program. | Photo courtesy of Joshua Torres, city of Rancho Cucamonga City officials in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. were interested in sustainability long before federal funding was available to help communities improve energy efficiency. So when the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants became available, the city and residents were bursting with ideas.

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Sustainable Building Tax Credit (Personal) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Personal) Personal) Sustainable Building Tax Credit (Personal) < Back Eligibility Commercial Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Wind Program Info Start Date 1/1/2007 Expiration Date 12/31/2016 State New Mexico Program Type Personal Tax Credit Rebate Amount Varies based on the square footage of the building and the certification level Provider New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department SB 463, enacted in April 2007, established a personal tax credit and a corporate tax credit for sustainable buildings in New Mexico. The tax

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Sustainable Building Tax Credit (Corporate) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Corporate) Corporate) Sustainable Building Tax Credit (Corporate) < Back Eligibility Commercial Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Wind Program Info Start Date 1/1/2007 Expiration Date 12/31/2016 State New Mexico Program Type Corporate Tax Credit Rebate Amount Varies based on the square footage of the building and the certification level Provider New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department SB 463, enacted in April 2007, established a personal tax credit and a corporate tax credit for sustainable buildings in New Mexico. The tax

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Sustainable Energy Future in China's Building Sector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This article investigates the potentials of energy-saving and mitigation of green-house gas (GHG) emission offered by implementation of building energy efficiency policies in China. An overview of existing literature regarding long-term energy demand and CO2 emission forecast scenarios is presented, it is found that the building sector will account for about one third of energy demand in China by 2020 and would have significant environmental implications in terms of GHG and other pollutant gases emission. Energy consumption in buildings could be reduced by 100-300 million tons of oil equivalent (mtoe) in 2030 compared to the business-as-usual (BAU) scenario, which means that 600-700 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions could be saved by implementing appropriate energy policies within an adapted institutional framework. The main energy saving potentials in buildings can be achieved by improving building's thermal performance and district heating system.

Li, J.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Seattle - Sustainable Buildings and Sites Policy | Department of  

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You are here You are here Home » City of Seattle - Sustainable Buildings and Sites Policy City of Seattle - Sustainable Buildings and Sites Policy < Back Eligibility Construction Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Other Bioenergy Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Seattle Department of Planning and Development Seattle's Sustainable Building Policy was originally adopted in 2000 and significantly expanded in scope in October 2011. This policy calls for new City-funded projects and major renovations with over 5,000 square feet of

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Towards The Removal Of Uncertainty In Sustainable Building Design Through Full Scale Optimization.  

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??The lack of whole-building design optimization resources available to building designers has led to uncertainty in design decisions involved with building highly sustainable or 'Green' (more)

Fix, Stuart C.

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Chu at COP-16: Building a Sustainable Energy Future | Department of Energy  

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Chu at COP-16: Building a Sustainable Energy Future Chu at COP-16: Building a Sustainable Energy Future Chu at COP-16: Building a Sustainable Energy Future December 7, 2010 - 11:16pm Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Yesterday, Secretary Chu addressed the U.S. Center in Cancun, Mexico, as part of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-16) that has been taking place there over the past week. His speech focused the essential role that international collaborations must play in finding new solutions to energy and climate challenges, solutions that will benefit us all. You can view the Secretary's remarks in full below: John Schueler is a New Media Specialist with the Office of Public Affairs. Addthis Related Articles Secretary Chu to Attend U.N. Climate Change Conference in Cancun

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Chu at COP-16: Building a Sustainable Energy Future | Department of Energy  

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at COP-16: Building a Sustainable Energy Future at COP-16: Building a Sustainable Energy Future Chu at COP-16: Building a Sustainable Energy Future December 7, 2010 - 11:16pm Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Yesterday, Secretary Chu addressed the U.S. Center in Cancun, Mexico, as part of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-16) that has been taking place there over the past week. His speech focused the essential role that international collaborations must play in finding new solutions to energy and climate challenges, solutions that will benefit us all. You can view the Secretary's remarks in full below: John Schueler is a New Media Specialist with the Office of Public Affairs. Addthis Related Articles Secretary Chu to Attend U.N. Climate Change Conference in Cancun

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Battle of the Buildings EPA National Building Competition  

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WRAP-UP REPORT WRAP-UP REPORT EPA's NATIONAL BUILDING COMPETITION Learn more about EPA's National Building Competition at energystar.gov/BattleOfTheBuildings 2 Battle to the Finish 3 And the Winner Is... 4 Stories Behind the Battle Demarest Elementary School 5 AAFES Ft. Hood Warrior Way Express Store B85001 6 Toms River Verizon Wireless 7 SHAMROCK SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 8 City of Atlanta's Hemphill Water Treatment Plant 9 Kmart 4863 - Gillette, WY 10 Martin Luther King, Jr. Courthouse 11 Bloomfield Middle School 12 North Carolina Area Health Education Center Building 13 Walsh & Associates, Inc. Warehouse 14 Kmart 9348 15 Kmart 7499 Mount Vernon 16 Vons Credit Union 17 Dee Events Center 18 Elk County Jail 19 Bryce Building 20 High Springs Community School 21

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Sustainability in Real Estate- "Do Green Buildings make Investors Happy?"  

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If you dont join in, you have lost already! or Green Building is just a trend.- Quotes like these have dominated the real estate press over the past year. Who will prove right in the end? It will soon be decided when real estate assessors and chartered surveyors start accounting for energy efficiency, the health and comfort issues of occupants as well as other sustainability aspects. Occupants are already showing interest in the sustainability issues of their real estate. According to an opinion poll completed in June 2008 among tenants of Union Investment Real Estate AG, 68 percent of tenants would be willing to pay a premium for renewable energy sources enhancing the efficiency of energy consumption in their buildings. After all, service charges will be lower with new technology and after the implementation of a coherent sustainability strategy tenants will benefit from a higher quality work environment. An even higher percentage, 72 percent of tenants, state that the degree of sustainability of the building has an influence on future decisions to rent or not to rent in a given building. Tenant preferences not only make the sustainability of real estate economically relevant but also make it key to a real estate portfolio, which is able to survive the next cycle with lower vacancy rates and higher yields as it accounts for the needs of the occupants as well as for the high standards of multinational corporations. The latter often have to show their ethical behavior in annual reports. Members of the carbon disclosure project, for instance, need to declare their CO- footprint regularly throughout the fiscal year. In the end the financial performance of real estate is determined by the preferences of the occupants. As such it becomes obvious why sustainable real estate is in the investors best interest. High ethical standards and entrepreneurial responsibility prompted Union Investment Real Estate AG to get involved and participate in the activities of the German sustainable building council (DGNB). Its goal is to develop a system for certification comparable to established international standards like LEED or BREEAM. A wide variety of interest groups within the construction and real estate industry work together with the DGNB to measure and map specific criteria and the requirements of sustainability in the German market. Union Investment Real Estate AG is convinced that "Green Building" is an irreversible development, as it results in ecologically and socially reasonable investments and demonstrates the responsible attitude of the industry in times of ever increasing energy costs, which also makes it a plain economic necessity to act sustainably.

Bode, R.

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Building a Sustainable Future FACILITIES & OPERATIONS  

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to convert agricultural byproducts and other sources of biomass into more efficient and less expensive sources of alternative fuels and chemicals. The DOE's Environmental Management (EM) contractor products and fuels that will help reduce the nation's dependence on foreign petroleum and its carbon

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ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY BUILDING 400A EXPANSION  

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ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY LEMONT, IL BUILDING 400A EXPANSION 3 WEEK LOOK AHEAD SCHEDULE PROJECT Touch Up Paint X X X X X B&A Install Insulation At North Parapet Walls X X Scrub / Clean Floors X X Seal OPEN Final Clean Building X TRIUMPH Caulk Interior Floors / Concrete / Frames X X G&L Water Test

Kemner, Ken

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Commercial Building Partners Catalyze High Performance Buildings Across the Nation  

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In 2008 the US Department of Energy (DOE) launched the Commercial Buildings Partnership (CBP) project to accelerate market adoption of commercially available energy saving technologies into the design process for new and upgraded commercial buildings. The CBP represents a unique collaboration between industry leaders and DOE to develop high performance buildings as a model for future construction and renovation. CBP was implemented in two stages. This paper focuses on lessons learned at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in the first stage and discusses some partner insights from the second stage. In the first stage, PNNL and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory recruited CBP partners that own large portfolios of buildings. The labs provide assistance to the partners' design teams and make a business case for energy investments.

Baechler, Michael C.; Dillon, Heather E.; Bartlett, Rosemarie

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association Regulatory...  

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Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association Regulatory Burden RFI (Federal Register August 8, 2012) Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association Regulatory...

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Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) roofs for sustainability and energy  

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integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) roofs for sustainability and energy integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) roofs for sustainability and energy efficiency Title Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) roofs for sustainability and energy efficiency Publication Type Report Year of Publication 2013 Authors Ly, Peter, George Ban-Weiss, Nathan Finch, Craig Wray, Mark de Ogburn, William W. Delp, Hashem Akbari, Scott Smaby, Ronnen Levinson, and Bret Gean Corporate Authors SEI Group Inc. Document Number ESTCP EW-200813 Pagination 156 pp. Date Published 09/2013 Publisher Naval Facilities Engineering Command - Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center Type Technical Report Report Number TR-NAVFAC-EXWC-PW-1303 Keywords Buildings Energy Efficiency, energy efficiency, Energy Usage, renewable energy, Renewable Energy: Policy & Programs Abstract

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Beyond Buildings  

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without compromising future generations SUSTAINABLE INL Buildings Beyond Buildings Sustainability Beyond Buildings INL is taking sustainability efforts "beyond buildings" by...

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Sustainable Success | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Sustainable Success Sustainable Success Posted: February 14, 2013 - 10:06am The new pervious pavement parking lot and solar crosswalk (across the road from the parking lot) are...

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National Energy Technology Laboratory Captures Three Sustainability Awards  

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National Energy Technology Laboratory Captures Three Sustainability National Energy Technology Laboratory Captures Three Sustainability Awards National Energy Technology Laboratory Captures Three Sustainability Awards September 27, 2012 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - When the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) called on employees to meet sustainability goals by initiating environmental, energy, and economic improvements, the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) answered the call--and captured three Departmental Sustainability Awards for its efforts. The DOE Sustainability Awards program, now in its second year, "recognizes the achievements of DOE employees whose leadership and cost-reducing initiatives have saved taxpayer money by reducing the Department's use of energy, water, and paper while improving the energy efficiency of Federal

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NNSA Announces 2013 Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear Security  

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2013 Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear Security 2013 Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > Media Room > Press Releases > NNSA Announces 2013 Sustainability Awards Press Release NNSA Announces 2013 Sustainability Awards Oct 22, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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Building Energy Supply Infrastructures and Urban Sustained Development of Shenyang  

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Urban energy supply is a necessary infrastructure of civic development. Shenyang is an old industrial-based center in the northeast. Its development influences the economic development of the whole old northeast industry base. This paper analyses the present situation of Shenyang's infrastructure, especially the energy supply infrastructure. The current situation of problems with Shenyang's energy supply infrastructure are also analyzed. At the same time, the paper points out that defects in the current situation of Shenyang's building energy supply take a back seat to urban sustained development. Recent strategies and suggestions for Shenyang building energy consumption have been presented.

Feng, G.; Wang, Y.; Gao, Y.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainability Evaluation of Resident Building in Bosnia and Herzegovina  

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The energy system of resident building requires to be seen as the complex system with defined respective indicators including: economic, environmental and social indicators with respective sub-indicators. In our analysis, we will assumed that the energy system is a complex system which may interact with its surrounding by utilizing resources, exchange conversion system products, utilize economic benefits from conversion process and absorb the social consequences of conversion process. This evaluation will be based on the selection of a number of resident buildings as the potential options appropriate for the geographic, climate and cultural region. With multi-criteria method based on the selected number of indicators the sustainability index will be determined. In this evaluation attention is focused on the following resident buildings: Bosnian family house, Modern architecture dwelling, Traditional family house, Best choice of local family house. The finale result of this study will be presented in Sustainability Index rating for the options under consideration. It can be noticed that the quality of the selected objects is defined in relation to the Sustainability Index.

Zlomusica, E.; Afgan, N.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainability Assessment of Residential Building Energy System in Belgrade  

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As a metropolitan city, Belgrade is a dwelling place for about 25% of total citizen number of Republic of Serbia, and at the same time regional cultural, educational, scientific and business center with its own energy production. Belgrade represents a significant consumer of final energy to support the living standard of the occupants. Energy production is based on domestic coal and imported fossil fuels such as oil and natural gas resulting in a high impact to the environment by emission of harmful substances. Multi-criteria method is a basic tool for the sustainability assessment in metropolitan cities. The design of potential options is the first step in the evaluation of buildings. The selection of a number of residential buildings is based on geographic position and type of heating. This paper presents the sustainable assessment of energy system for residential building sector in Belgrade. In order to present the energy system options for residential building sector, three sets of energy indicators: economical, social and environmental are taken into consideration.

Vucicevic, B.; Bakic, V.; Jovanovic, M.; Turanjanin, V.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Glass as a Building Element A Sustainable Approach: A Study of an Existing Academic Building  

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In the aspects of global sustainability, buildings are known to be one of the largest energy consumers. Though sustainable building construction through technological advances is helping in achieving environment friendly buildings, a considerable amount of energy is also being consumed by existing buildings. While many factors at all different stages of building life are responsible for this, the building material is one of the most important considerations. Glass being the most sensitive building material can lead to high energy consumption in the building if used in an improper way. This study takes this factor into account, and tries to investigate the potential of energy savings in buildings through the simple and basic considerations in design. An energy analysis model of an existing academic building in College Station, Texas was developed using Design Builder computer simulation software. This model was then analyzed for the total amount of energy consumption in the base case. The existing building model was then modified by replacing the glass used for external fenestrations. Latest building codes and standards for the site location, glass properties, and parametric simulation results were taken into consideration. Again the model was simulated for annual energy consumption and the results are noted. This formed the first option for the retrofitting scenario. A hypothetical redesign scenario was also established in which the revision of building orientation was taken into consideration. The building was re-oriented to suit the weather conditions and recommendations by Advanced Energy Design Guidelines (30 percent energy savings over ASHRAE Standard 90.1-1999). The building was then simulated for annual energy consumption. A comparative analysis was performed between the three cases and the study concluded by showing 23 percent savings in the annual fuel consumption, 23.35 percent reduction in CO2 emission of the building and 25 percent reduction in annual solar heat gain under Modified case 1. Modified case 2, however, did not show any further savings due to the form of the building (almost square). However, modified case 1 settings emitted 31.8 percent more CO2 over the Energy Star office building in Texas. This methodology sets up a set of guidelines which can be followed while investigating a building for minimum annual energy consumption.

Jori, Swapnil Shriram

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable School Buildings: Some of the Latest Dutch Examples of Nearly zero Emissions Buildings  

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In the Netherlands with respect to sustainable educational building there is a continuous development going on from sustainable building, to Passive House schools, to nearly Zero Emission Buildings to even Energy positive buildings. The Dutch government started a special funding program to stimulate the innovation of high performance schools. Some of these schools were built as extreme sustainability friendly schools while also much attention was given to comfort and health aspects. Three of these new schools were investigated: two passive house schools and the first net ZEB designed school are analyzed, measured and their results were compared with 13 other recent but more traditional designed schools, as well as with schools from earlier research. The results showed that concerning Indoor Air Quality and thermal comfort the new environmental schools did not perform very well. This is a disappointing result which indicates that is necessary to pay enough attention to the basic functionalities of a school (health and comfortable indoor environment) instead of focusing too much on sustainability.

Zeiler, W.; Boxem, G.; Waard, M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EPA's ENERGY STAR National Building Competition | ENERGY STAR  

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ENERGY STAR National Building Competition Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new...

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ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: 2010 summary | ENERGY...  

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ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: 2010 summary Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings...

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External Assurance Letter from Sustainable Business Consulting Sustainable Business Consulting evaluated Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) sustainability report to  

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evaluated Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) sustainability report to establish specific suggestions for improvement. We found that PNNL meets the guidelines and reported the information representation of information concerning boundary setting, quality, report content, and material indicators. PNNL

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External Assurance Letter from Sustainable Business Consulting Sustainable Business Consulting evaluated Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) sustainability report to  

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evaluated Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) sustainability report to establish specific suggestions for improvement. We found that PNNL satisfactorily meets the guidelines and reported representation of information concerning report content, quality, boundary setting and material indicators. PNNL

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2009, National Energy Center for Sustainable Communities www.necsc.us 1 SUSTAINABLE URBAN ENERGY PLANNING  

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or gaseous wastes. Clean energy technologies include those that allow the production, transport, storage©2009, National Energy Center for Sustainable Communities www.necsc.us 1 SUSTAINABLE URBAN ENERGY PLANNING: A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO MEETING CLIMATE AND ENERGY GOALS Prepared By Larisa Dobriansky Director

Islam, M. Saif

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Sandia National Laboratories: Pollution Prevention: Sustainable Acquisition  

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Sustainable Acquisition Sustainable Acquisition Biobased shredder oil Biobased shredder oil A significant portion of the environmental impacts made by any operation are related to the products and materials they purchase. In fact, for most manufactured products, source materials represent the largest investment in energy and greenhouse gas emissions of the production process1 (including materials, manufacture, and transport). Sustainable acquisition is one way an organization, especially a large one, can take big steps to reduce its environmental impacts. Sandia is aware of the impacts products have on the environment and also of our opportunity, as a volume purchaser, to reduce those impacts. Using guidance provided by the Department of Energy and other federal entities, Sandia works to include these considerations in the sourcing of a wide

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National Laboratories Supporting Building America | Department of Energy  

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Laboratories Laboratories Supporting Building America National Laboratories Supporting Building America The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) national laboratories work very closely with the Building America research teams to achieve program goals. The laboratories offer extensive scientific and technical R&D expertise for building technologies and improved building practices. Following is a brief description of the laboratories involved with Building America. Logo for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Environmental Energy Technologies Division (EETD) performs analysis, research, and development leading to improved energy technologies and reduction of adverse energy-related environmental impacts. EETD conducts research in advanced energy

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Guidelines for sustainable building design: Recommendations from the Presidio of San Francisco energy efficiency design charrette  

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In 1994, the Bay Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers{reg_sign} organized a two-day design charrette for energy-efficient redevelopment of buildings by the National Park Services (NPS) at the Presidio of San Francisco. This event brought together engineers, researchers, architects, government officials, and students in a participatory environment to apply their experience to create guidelines for the sustainable redesign of Presidio buildings. The venue for the charrette was a representative barracks building located at the Main Post of the Presidio. Examination of this building allowed for the development of design recommendations, both for the building and for the remainder of the facilities. The charrette was organized into a committee structure consisting of: steering, measurement and monitoring, modeling, building envelope and historic preservation (architectural), HVAC and controls, lighting, and presentation. Prior to the charrette itself, the modeling and measurement/monitoring committees developed substantial baseline data for the other committees during the charrette. An integrated design approach was initiated through interaction between the committees during the charrette. Later, committee reports were cross-referenced to emphasize whole building design and systems integration.

Brown, K.; Sartor, D.; Greenberg, S. [and others

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric Vehicle Grid Integration for Sustainable Military Installations (Presentation), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)  

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Electric Vehicle Grid Integration for Electric Vehicle Grid Integration for Sustainable Military Installations NDIA Joint Service Power Expo Mike Simpson Mike.Simpson@NREL.gov 5 May 2011 NREL/PR-5400-51519 NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY Agenda 2 1. NREL Transportation Research 2. Net Zero Energy Installations (NZEI) 3. Fort Carson as a Case Study - Vehicles On-Site - Utility Operations - Vehicle Charge Management 4. Full Fleet Simulation 5. Continuing Work NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY NREL is the only national laboratory solely dedicated to advancing renewable energy and energy efficiency. Our employees are committed to building a cleaner, sustainable world. Photo Credits: NREL 3 NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY What is Electric Vehicle Grid Integration (EVGI)? 4 Cross Cutting Enablers Grid / Renewables

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Enrico Fermi Achieves First Self Sustain Nuclear Chain Reaction | National  

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Enrico Fermi Achieves First Self Sustain Nuclear Chain Reaction | National Enrico Fermi Achieves First Self Sustain Nuclear Chain Reaction | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Our History > NNSA Timeline > Enrico Fermi Achieves First Self Sustain Nuclear ... Enrico Fermi Achieves First Self Sustain Nuclear Chain Reaction

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NNSA labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear  

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labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > NNSA labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards NNSA labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards Posted By Office of Public Affairs In keeping with NNSA's commitment to improving the way it does business,

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Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy | Open Energy Information  

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Laboratory for Sustainable Energy Laboratory for Sustainable Energy Jump to: navigation, search Name Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy Place Roskilde, Denmark Zip DK 4000 Product Roskilde-based, national laboratory under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation focused on various areas of sustainable energy. Coordinates 55.640465°, 12.090923° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":55.640465,"lon":12.090923,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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DOE G 413.3-6A, High Performance Sustainable Building  

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This Guide provides approaches for implementing the High Performance Sustainable Building (HPSB) requirements of DOE Order 413.3B, Program and Project ...

2011-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy Commercial Reference Building Models of the National Building Stock  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies Program has set the aggressive goal of producing marketable net-zero energy buildings by 2025. This goal will require collaboration between the DOE laboratories and the building industry. We developed standard or reference energy models for the most common commercial buildings to serve as starting points for energy efficiency research. These models represent fairly realistic buildings and typical construction practices. Fifteen commercial building types and one multifamily residential building were determined by consensus between DOE, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and represent approximately two-thirds of the commercial building stock.

Deru, M.; Field, K.; Studer, D.; Benne, K.; Griffith, B.; Torcellini, P.; Liu, B.; Halverson, M.; Winiarski, D.; Rosenberg, M.; Yazdanian, M.; Huang, J.; Crawley, D.

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Modeling of a High Performance Building in the U.A.E. for Sustainability Certification  

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The Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre (SZDLC) is a high performance sustainable exhibition center under construction in the U.A.E, aiming for the highest achievable sustainability ratings within the LEED and Estidama sustainability building rating programs. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) sustainable building program provides a set of criteria for rating sustainable buildings (U.S. Green Building Council 2009). The Estidama rating program, currently in its pilot phase, is an upcoming sustainable building guideline for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (Urban Planning Council, Abu Dhabi 2008). The Estidama program is similar to LEED in many ways, with a focus on the integrative design process for sustainable building projects. Both of these rating programs assign a large share of points to reducing energy usage which is related to CO2 production. To demonstrate that a design has improved performance, the rating programs encourage the use of whole building energy simulation. The building as it is designed is simulated and compared to a baseline building, where the building envelope and systems are replaced with materials and components meeting minimum acceptable standards. The percentage improvement of the As-Designed building over the Baseline building dictates the number of points awarded in the respective categories. Innovative solutions in managing the simulation complexity and visualizing energy performance were necessitated by the complexity of performing the building simulations. Improved decision support during the design phase and a better understanding of energy usage in the building are expected to improve the energy efficiency, operating costs, and environmental impact of the building. The detail available from an ambitious modeling approach is presented, demonstrating the usefulness of building energy performance simulation for sustainability ratings as well as design decision support.

Jones, M.; Ledinger, S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Technologies Office: National Institute for Standards and  

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National Institute for National Institute for Standards and Technology and Low-Global Warming Potential Refrigerants Research Project to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: National Institute for Standards and Technology and Low-Global Warming Potential Refrigerants Research Project on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: National Institute for Standards and Technology and Low-Global Warming Potential Refrigerants Research Project on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: National Institute for Standards and Technology and Low-Global Warming Potential Refrigerants Research Project on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: National Institute for Standards and Technology and Low-Global Warming Potential Refrigerants Research Project on Delicious

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NREL: Sustainable NREL - News  

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News Below are news stories related to NREL's sustainability efforts. September 3, 2013 Architects and Building Engineers Flock to NREL National ASHRAE and AIA conferences in...

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U.S. Department of Energy High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Implementation Plan  

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Energy Energy High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Implementation Plan August 15, 2008 U.S. Department of Energy High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Implementation Plan TABLE OF CONTENTS ACRONYMS................................................................................................................................. iii 1 DOE COMMITMENT TO HPSB .......................................................................................... 1 1.1 Federal HPSB Drivers and Commitments ........................................................................... 1 1.2 DOE-Specific HPSB Commitments .................................................................................... 2 2 DOE HPSB DIRECTIVES..................................................................................................... 3

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Project: Metrics and Tools for Sustainable Building Project  

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... measurements for prototypical buildings will then be adjusted to reflect a range of improvements in building energy efficiency, enabling assessment ...

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Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of Understanding  

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FEDERAL LEADERSHIP IN HIGH PERFORMANCE and SUSTAINABLE FEDERAL LEADERSHIP IN HIGH PERFORMANCE and SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING PURPOSE: With this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signatory agencies commit to federal leadership in the design, construction, and operation of High- Performance and Sustainable Buildings. A major element of this strategy is the implementation of common strategies for planning, acquiring, siting, designing, building, operating, and maintaining High Performance and Sustainable Buildings. The signatory agencies will also coordinate with complementary efforts in the private and public sectors. BACKGROUND AND FEDERAL POLICY: The Federal government owns approximately 445,000 buildings with total floor space of over 3.0 billion square feet, in addition to leasing an additional 57,000 buildings comprising 374 million square feet of

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Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of Understanding  

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FEDERAL LEADERSHIP IN HIGH PERFORMANCE and SUSTAINABLE FEDERAL LEADERSHIP IN HIGH PERFORMANCE and SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING PURPOSE: With this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signatory agencies commit to federal leadership in the design, construction, and operation of High- Performance and Sustainable Buildings. A major element of this strategy is the implementation of common strategies for planning, acquiring, siting, designing, building, operating, and maintaining High Performance and Sustainable Buildings. The signatory agencies will also coordinate with complementary efforts in the private and public sectors. BACKGROUND AND FEDERAL POLICY: The Federal government owns approximately 445,000 buildings with total floor space of over 3.0 billion square feet, in addition to leasing an additional 57,000 buildings comprising 374 million square feet of

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Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of Understanding  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FEDERAL LEADERSHIP IN HIGH PERFORMANCE and SUSTAINABLE FEDERAL LEADERSHIP IN HIGH PERFORMANCE and SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING PURPOSE: With this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signatory agencies commit to federal leadership in the design, construction, and operation of High- Performance and Sustainable Buildings. A major element of this strategy is the implementation of common strategies for planning, acquiring, siting, designing, building, operating, and maintaining High Performance and Sustainable Buildings. The signatory agencies will also coordinate with complementary efforts in the private and public sectors. BACKGROUND AND FEDERAL POLICY: The Federal government owns approximately 445,000 buildings with total floor space of over 3.0 billion square feet, in addition to leasing an additional 57,000 buildings comprising 374 million square feet of

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EPA's ENERGY STAR National Building Competition | ENERGY STAR  

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ENERGY STAR communications toolkit Motivate with a competition EPA's ENERGY STAR National Building Competition Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio...

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EPA's ENERGY STAR National Building Competition | ENERGY STAR  

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How can we help you? Communicate and educate ENERGY STAR communications toolkit Motivate with a competition EPA's ENERGY STAR National Building Competition...

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ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: 2012 summary | ENERGY...  

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Senior care resources Small business resources State and local government resources ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: 2012 summary In 2012, EPA hosted its third...

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ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: 2012 competitor listing...  

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in the ENERGY STAR National Building Competition and worked off their waste through energy-saving improvements. The results over one year were impressive View this list to...

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Public Meeting Attendees: Sustainable Design Standards for Federal Buildings  

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Last Last First Company Address City ST Zip Phone Fax Email Ames Mark American Society of Heating, and Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning 1828 L Street, NW, Suite 906 Washington DC 20036 202-833-1830 202-833-0118 mames@ashree.org Appel Margo Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington DC 20685 202-586-9495 202-586-4617 margo.appel@ee.doe.gov Apple Todd DuPont Government Marketing & Government Affairs 601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 325, North Building Washington DC 20004 302-999-5691 302-355-3288 Todd_A. Apple@usa.dupont.com Ballo Timothy Earthjustice 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 702 Washington DC 20036 202-667-4500 202-667-2366 tballo@earthjustice.org Barry John National Training Fund 1125 Seventeenth Street, NW Washington DC 20036 202-778-2617 jbarry@iuoc.org Blakely

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Bridge to a sustainable future: National environmental technology strategy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For the past two years the Administration has sought the views of Congress, the states, communities, industry, academia, nongovernmental organizations, and interested citizens on ways to spur the development and use of a new generation of environmental technologies. This document represents the views of thousands of individuals who participated in events around the country to help craft a national environmental technology strategy that will put us on the path to sustainable development.

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A History of Building 828, Sandia National Laboratories  

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This report documents the history of Building 828 in Sandia National Laboratories' Technical Area I. Building 828 was constructed in 1946 as a mechanical test laboratory for Los Alamos' Z-Division (later Sandia) as it moved to Sandia Base. The building has undergone significant remodeling over the years and has had a variety of occupants. The building was evaluated in compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act, but was not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. Nevertheless, for many Labs employees, it was a symbol of Sandia's roots in World War II and the Manhattan Project.

Ullrich, Rebecca

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A History of Building 828, Sandia National Laboratories  

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This report documents the history of Building 828 in Sandia National Laboratories' Technical Area I. Building 828 was constructed in 1946 as a mechanical test laboratory for Los Alamos' Z-Division (later Sandia) as it moved to Sandia Base. The building has undergone significant remodeling over the years and has had a variety of occupants. The building was evaluated in compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act, but was not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. Nevertheless, for many Labs employees, it was a symbol of Sandia's roots in World War II and the Manhattan Project.

Ullrich, Rebecca

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Low-Carbon & Green Buildings: The Path to a Sustainable Built Environment  

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Low-Carbon & Green Buildings: The Path to a Sustainable Built Environment Low-Carbon & Green Buildings: The Path to a Sustainable Built Environment in China Speaker(s): Baizhan Li Date: June 28, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Wei Feng Sammi Leung With rapid urbanization and economic growth, great changes have taken place in China, resulting in new challenges for energy-efficient, low-carbon buildings. On March 31, 2008, the China Green Building Council was established in Beijing. After that, green building standards, an evaluation index system, and policies were developed. In 2012, 389 projects with total floor space of 41 million m2 were labeled as green buildings, using China's green building rating system. Thermal comfort is one of the key factors in building energy use. In Chongqing, the absence of centralized

159

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Tools by Subject - Whole Building  

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Sustainability Sustainability A B E G K L S U Tool Applications Free Recently Updated Athena Model life cycle assessment, environment, building materials, buildings Free software. BEES environmental performance, green buildings, life cycle assessment, life cycle costing, sustainable development Free software. Software has been updated. Building Greenhouse Rating operational energy, greenhouse performance, national benchmark Free software. Building Performance Compass Commercial Buildings, Multi-family Residence, Benchmarking, Energy Tracking, Improvement Tracking, Weather Normalization BuildingAdvice Whole building analysis, energy simulation, renewable energy, retrofit analysis, sustainability/green buildings Software has been updated. ECO-BAT environmental performance, life cycle assessment, sustainable development Software has been updated.

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Building Energy Codes Program: National Benefits Assessment, 1992-2040 |  

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Program: National Benefits Assessment, 1992-2040 Program: National Benefits Assessment, 1992-2040 Commercial and residential buildings account for approximately 41% of all energy consumption and 72% of electricity usage in the United States. Building energy codes and standards set minimum requirements for energy-efficient design and construction for new and renovated buildings, assuring reductions in energy use and greenhouse gas emissions over the life of buildings. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), through the Building Energy Codes Program (BECP or the Program), supports the improvement of energy efficiency in buildings. BECP periodically assesses the impacts of its activities by estimating historical and projected energy savings, consumer savings, and avoided emissions. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducted the

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NIF's Operations Support Building awarded LEED certification | National  

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NIF's Operations Support Building awarded LEED certification | National NIF's Operations Support Building awarded LEED certification | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > NIF's Operations Support Building awarded LEED certification NIF's Operations Support Building awarded LEED certification Posted By Office of Public Affairs

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Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association Regulatory Burden  

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Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association Regulatory Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association Regulatory Burden RFI (Federal Register August 8, 2012) Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association Regulatory Burden RFI (Federal Register August 8, 2012) On behalf of the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association, I am providing the following comments and information in response to DOE's request. The Association represents residential builders, developers and associated professionals and service firms. Final Letter to DOE Regulatory Burden 9_7_2012.pdf More Documents & Publications National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Ex Parte Memorandum Energy Storage Activities in the United States Electricity Grid. May 2011 Frederick County (Maryland) Department of Permits and Inspections (FCDPI

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Green Buildings and High Performance for Sustainability in the Urban Zones of Contemporary Arab City  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We know that the urban development is a contemporary problem in the Arab cities in the 21th century by using advanced architecture and advanced technology in the urban buildings. The important here is the negative effect and the unbalanced urban development in the city. But if we take care with some important elements like equity in distributing and suitable for Housing and Services in the urban zones we could realize our liabilities for the urban progress. We means about the Green buildings its general purport in the Housing zones and how it realized the high-performance with contemporary constituent and urban sustainability. The research study the green buildings in the urban Arab cities and the aims we need from it. How we could set the control of the climate exchange and in the same time the high-performance of sustainability. The final study how we realize the sustainable urban development with the green buildings in the Arab cities.

Ahmed, K. A.; Bakier, Z. A.

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficient and Sustainable Energy: Ecology and Energy Challenges Energy Efficient and Sustainable Buildings M. Kostic  

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and use (a bleep on a human history radar screen), the following energy future activities, in orderEfficient and Sustainable Energy: Ecology and Energy Challenges Energy Efficient and Sustainable As "Location, location, and location" is the most important for Realtors, the "(Energy) Efficiency, efficiency

Kostic, Milivoje M.

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Level: National Data; Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Floorspace and Buildings;  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9.1 Enclosed Floorspace and Number of Establishment Buildings, 2010; 9.1 Enclosed Floorspace and Number of Establishment Buildings, 2010; Level: National Data; Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Floorspace and Buildings; Unit: Floorspace Square Footage and Building Counts. Approximate Approximate Average Enclosed Floorspace Average Number Number of All Buildings Enclosed Floorspace of All Buildings of Buildings Onsite NAICS Onsite Establishments(b) per Establishment Onsite per Establishment Code(a) Subsector and Industry (million sq ft) (counts) (sq ft) (counts) (counts) Total United States 311 Food 1,115 13,271 107,293.7 32,953 3.1 3112 Grain and Oilseed Milling 126 602 443,178.6 5,207 24.8 311221 Wet Corn Milling 14 59 270,262.7 982 18.3 31131 Sugar Manufacturing

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Native Learning Center's Training for Building Sustainable Communities...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8:00AM EDT to April 3, 2014 5:00PM EDT Green Bay, Wisconsin Save the date for the Seminole Tribe of Florida's Native Learning Center's (NLC's) upcoming training, Building...

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BUILDING SUSTAINABLY CHALLENGES IN THE HOME RENOVATION INDUSTRY  

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.......................................................................................26 Kitchen and Bath Designer/Appliance and Material Selection ................28 NJ Clean Energy .......................................................................................12 Incentives in the Residential Building Market.............................................13 ..................................................................................................14 International Energy Conservation Code Committee ................15 International Green

Rainforth, Emma C.

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Building Energy Codes Program: National Benefits Assessment...  

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10 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC05-76RL01830 PNNL-22610 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC05-76RL01830 Building...

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Environmental Protection | Argonne National Laboratory  

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electricity use, water consumption and environmental emissions. Environment and Sustainability Argonne National Laboratory is helping our nation build an economy based on...

170

Social and Economic Challenges of Implementing Sustainable Materials on Buildings in Kuwait  

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Many factors affect attaining the required credits for LEED materials and Many factors affect attaining the required credits for LEED materials and resources (MR) section. There are disadvantages in obtaining credits and LEED certifying an existing building in Kuwait to become a sustainable green building. LEED is still relatively new in Kuwait and the Gulf region, therefore, when certifying an existing governmental building, difficultly is faced with obtaining complete building owners, building upper management and occupant cooperation. This raises challenges when requiring cooperation from building occupants and cleaning staff for the solid waste management credits which require dedication to reduce the amount of waste going to landfills and incinerating facilities. The mindset of the contractor and subcontractor has to change to gain full understanding and cooperation in the waste management of construction materials when constructing new buildings and performing facility alterations on site. The selection of sustainable materials is more challenging as many materials are not available in Kuwait and the surrounding Gulf countries. Transportation from aboard should be decreased as much as possible to reduce cost as well as decreasing negative environmental impacts. Green certified materials are more expensive, therefore decision maker have to be willing to pay the extra cost. This paper discusses the challenges faced by KISR team as a consultancy body to certify an existing building according to LEED rating system from the material and resources aspect. It discusses the acceptance of the building owners, building upper management and the building occupants to this change and their understanding and cooperation. Many materials for MR credits 2 and 3 were found difficult to be obtained in Kuwait and the surrounding gulf region. Some materials were found to be available in the resources (MR) section. There are disadvantages in obtaining credits and LEED certifying an existing building in Kuwait to become a sustainable green building. LEED is still relatively new in Kuwait and the Gulf region, therefore, when certifying an existing governmental building, difficultly is faced with obtaining complete building owners, building upper management and occupant cooperation. This raises challenges when requiring cooperation from building occupants and cleaning staff for the solid waste management credits which require dedication to reduce the amount of waste going to landfills and incinerating facilities. The mindset of the contractor and subcontractor has to change to gain full understanding and cooperation in the waste management of construction materials when constructing new buildings and performing facility alterations on site. The selection of sustainable materials is more challenging as many materials are not available in Kuwait and the surrounding Gulf countries. Transportation from aboard should be decreased as much as possible to reduce cost as well as decreasing negative environmental impacts. Green certified materials are more expensive, therefore decision maker have to be willing to pay the extra cost. This paper discusses the challenges faced by KISR team as a consultancy body to certify an existing building according to LEED rating system from the material and resources aspect. It discusses the acceptance of the building owners, building upper management and the building occupants to this change and their understanding and cooperation. Many materials for MR credits 2 and 3 were found difficult to be obtained in Kuwait and the surrounding gulf region. Some materials were found to be available in the

Al-Foraih, R.; Al-Fahad, F.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing sustainable adaptation of historical buildings to climate changes of Iran  

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The present paper will explore adaptive reuse and sustainability of existing and historic buildings by having special consideration for climate changes in Iran. It would provide means of strengthening, changing, or improving the existing facilities such ... Keywords: E&E, Iran, adaptive re-use, climate changes, historic property, rehabilitation

S. M. Mofidi; A. M. Moradi; M. Akhtarkavan

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of Eligibility to National Register of Historic Places Building 431 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory  

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) proposes to demolish the original sections of Building 431 at its main site in Livermore, California. As this action will constitute an undertaking within the regulatory constraints of the National Historic Preservation Act, LLNL arranged for an assessment of the building's historic significance. This report provides a brief history of the magnetic fusion energy research activities housed in Building 431 and a historic assessment of the building. The final recommendation of the report is that, although Building 431 housed some significant breakthroughs in accelerator technology and magnetic mirror plasma confinement, it lacks integrity for the periods of significance of those developments. It is, therefore, not eligible to the National Register of Historic Places.

Sullivan, M A; Ullrich, R A

2003-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

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A Watershed Perspective on Bioenergy Sustainability: A Workshop to be held at Oak Ridge National Laboratory  

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A Watershed Perspective on Bioenergy Sustainability: A Workshop to be held at Oak Ridge National-scale perspective of cellulosic bioenergy feedstock sustainability will be held at Oak Ridge National Laboratory bioenergy feedstock production (particularly hydrology and water quality). Overall goals for the workshop

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Los Alamos National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Plutonium Sustainment Monthly Program Report September 2012  

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In March of 2012 the Plutonium Sustainment program at LANL completed or addressed the following high-level activities: (1) Delivered Revision 2 of the Plutonium Sustainment Manufacturing Study, which incorporated changes needed due to the release of the FY2013 President's Budget and the delay in the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement Nuclear Facility (CMRRNF). (2) W87 pit type development activities completed a detailed process capability review for the flowsheet in preparation for the Engineering Development Unit Build. (3) Completed revising the Laser Beam Welding schedule to address scope and resource changes. (4) Completed machining and inspecting the first set of high-fidelity cold parts on Precitech 2 for Gemini. (5) The Power Supply Assembly Area started floor cutting with a concrete saw and continued legacy equipment decommissioning. There are currently no major issues associated with achieving MRT L2 Milestones 4195-4198 or the relevant PBIs associated with Plutonium Sustainment. There are no budget issues associated with FY12 final budget guidance. Table 1 identifies all Baseline Change Requests (BCRs) that were initiated, in process, or completed during the month. The earned value metrics overall for LANL are within acceptable thresholds, so no high-level recovery plan is required. Each of the 5 major LANL WBS elements is discussed in detail.

McLaughlin, Anastasia Dawn [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Storey, Bradford G. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Bowidowicz, Martin [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Robertson, William G. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Hobson, Beverly F. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable disaster recovery of historic buildings, the case of San Francisco after Loma Prieta earthquake  

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Recovery from disaster is a challenging period for any community. Long-term recovery is important, especially in relation to the built heritage, but it is among the least explored phases of disaster. Identifying past problems is needed to reduce future recovery complications. This study investigates the long-term recovery of public and Non-Government Organizations (NGO) owned historic buildings after an earthquake in the light of chosen sustainability variables. It examines San Francisco after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake as a case study and analyzes time needs, community participation, and maintenance of historic character, to identify whether historic buildings faced special issues and the variables involved. The study uses different methods. It statistically compares data for a sample of public and NGO owned buildings in San Francisco and then analyzes the dynamics of recovery for three buildings that faced delays. The study has found that historic buildings faced delays in recovery but such delays were sometimes the results of major rehabilitation projects, thus having long-term benefits. There are many variables in the recovery process that delay historic buildings and can be addressed to reduce future delays, which are mostly results of the context, process, and players. Time needs for the recovery of buildings are affected by their function, damage level, and status. Also, the sustainability of the process needs to be addressed, mainly in terms of the way historic buildings are valued, and the degree to which such valuation allows them to be part of the heritage of the community at large.

Al-Nammari, Fatima M.

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Event:Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development: on 2012/06/20 At the Rio+20 Conference, world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, will come together to shape how we can reduce poverty, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection on an ever more crowded planet to get to the future we want. The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) is being organized in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 64/236 (A/RES/64/236), and will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and

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2012 DOE Sustainability Awards PSO Site Title EE National Renewable Energy Laboratory Comprehensive Energy Management  

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Sustainability Awards Sustainability Awards PSO Site Title EE National Renewable Energy Laboratory Comprehensive Energy Management EM Headquarters - EM Environmental Management's Sustainability Hero EM Savannah River Site SRS - An Innovative Approach for In-Situ Detection of Mercury in Soils and Sediments EM Savannah River Site SRS Biomass Steam and Co-generation Project EM Savannah River Site SRS Moving Beyond Pump and Treat for cVOC Remediation FE National Energy Technology Laboratory Exceptional Service/Sustainability Champion FE National Energy Technology Laboratory Successful Implementation of NETL's Environmental Management System FE National Energy Technology Laboratory Water Resources LM Legacy Management Not Just Your Average EMS NA Los Alamos National Laboratory Ronnie Garcia - Master of Minimization

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NNSA Announces 2013 Sustainability Awards | Y-12 National Security...  

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and Pollution Prevention: Active Risk Management at LLNL's National Ignition Facility (NIF) Results in Lower Consumption and Less Waste. (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)...

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: National Energy Audit (NEAT)  

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National Energy Audit (NEAT) National Energy Audit (NEAT) A user-friendly, advanced computer audit, the National Energy Audit Tool (NEAT) has been developed by the Buildings Technology Center at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for the U.S. Department of Energy�s (DOE�s) Weatherization Assistance Program. The computer program is designed for use by State agencies and utilities to determine the most cost-effective retrofit measures for single-family and small multi-family site-built homes to increase the energy efficiency and comfort levels. Examines over 45 envelope, equipment, and baseload measures ranked by SIR after accounting for their interactions. Version 7.x, available in 2001, is fully Windows� compatible with data base format storage of all information and results.

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Building GHGs National Inventory Systems | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

GHGs National Inventory Systems GHGs National Inventory Systems Jump to: navigation, search Name Building GHGs National Inventory Systems - Capacity Development for National GHG´s Inventories in Non-Annex I Countries Agency/Company /Organization Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Sector Climate Focus Area Renewable Energy, Greenhouse Gas Topics GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices References Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)[1] Program Overview The forthcoming climate regime will include a global mechanism called REDD - Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation. Each developing country must draw up a Greenhouse Gas Inventory (GHG Inventory)

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National Labs Leading Charge on Building Better Batteries | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Labs Leading Charge on Building Better Batteries Labs Leading Charge on Building Better Batteries National Labs Leading Charge on Building Better Batteries September 26, 2011 - 12:36pm Addthis Berkeley Lab researchers have designed a new anode -- a key component of lithium ion batteries -- made from a "tailored polymer" (pictured above at right in purple). It has a greater capacity to store energy since it can conduct electricity itself rather than using a polymer binder (such as PVDF, pictured above at left in brown) in the traditional method. Berkeley Lab researchers have designed a new anode -- a key component of lithium ion batteries -- made from a "tailored polymer" (pictured above at right in purple). It has a greater capacity to store energy since it can conduct electricity itself rather than using a polymer binder (such as

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ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) buildings energy conservation program  

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The main purpose of this paper is to present a brief description of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Project on Buildings Energy Conservation. The paper describes the background of the project and presents in summary fashion the major elements of the project to date. Brief discussions of the training that has been conducted, research activities that are taking place within ASEAN, and research conducted at LBL are presented. The activities under way in Singapore to extend and expand policies to promote energy conservation in buildings are described in somewhat more depth. A brief example of the needs for policy development in Thailand is given to contrast the policy environment in different countries in the region. Finally, the paper discusses some of the broader issues involved to indicate the importance of energy conservation in buildings in the region.

Levine, M.D.

1988-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable NREL, Biennial Report | FY 2010-2011 (Management Report), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Sustainable NREL Sustainable NREL B I E N N I A L R E P O R T | F Y 2010 - 2011 B I E N N I A L R E P O R T | F Y 2010 - 2011 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS NREL reports on the laboratory's sustainability performance goals, objectives, and strategies. The Sustainable NREL Program has been rigorous in its pursuit to create the biennial report for FY 2010 and FY 2011 by expanding the reporting parameters to include the standardized sustainability framework of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The GRI framework is considered the most credible in the world, and is the most used today by national and global corporations. Many managers and staff members assisted with the production of the Sustainable NREL Biennial Report FY 2010-FY 2011- providing technical content and data collection and communication support. They include: the Sustainable NREL staff

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Impact of the U.S. National Building Information Model Standard (NBIMS) on Building Energy Performance Simulation  

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The U.S. National Institute for Building Sciences (NIBS) started the development of the National Building Information Model Standard (NBIMS). Its goal is to define standard sets of data required to describe any given building in necessary detail so that any given AECO industry discipline application can find needed data at any point in the building lifecycle. This will include all data that are used in or are pertinent to building energy performance simulation and analysis. This paper describes the background that lead to the development of NBIMS, its goals and development methodology, its Part 1 (Version 1.0), and its probable impact on building energy performance simulation and analysis.

Bazjanac, Vladimir

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION REVIEW AND SURVEY of the Argonne National Laboratory Building 301 Footprint  

SciTech Connect

INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION REVIEW AND SURVEY of the Argonne National Laboratory Building 301 Footprint, Argonne Illinois 5061-SR-01-0

E.N. Bailey

2010-05-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Condensate Water Collection for an Institutional Building in Doha, Qatar: An Opportunity for Water Sustainability  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In almost all modern buildings today, HVAC equipment is used to provide a conditioned indoor environment while using large amounts of energy to cool, filter, and dehumidify the air in these structures. This is especially true for buildings located in hot and humid climates around the world. International engineering organizations, such as ASHRAE, have developed indoor air quality standards which stipulate substantial requirements for fresh outside air to be introduced into a buildings air conditioning system. Internal loads and additional outside ventilation air all generate considerable latent loads on these systems and exacerbate the already difficult moisture control problem. A manifestation of this load is the liquid water condensate that is typically drained away from the air conditioning equipment and routed to the nearest sanitary drain. This project investigated sustainability issues associated with the collection and storage of this condensate water from selected air conditioning equipment for an institutional building located on the Education City Campus in Doha, Qatar. Simplified modeling of the condensation potential from the existing air conditioning systems, means for tapping into existing condensate drainage systems for re-routing to a storage facility, metering of collected condensate water, and potential impact for this water capture and re-use technique were studied. This project demonstrated the potential to capture over 6 million liters (1.6 million gallons) of condensate water each year from the air conditioning systems for this building.

Bryant, J. A.; Ahmed, T.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CSSEF: Climate Science for a Sustainable Energy Future | Argonne National  

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CSSEF: Climate Science for a Sustainable Energy Future CSSEF: Climate Science for a Sustainable Energy Future Simulation on Intrepid of Katrina-like hurricanes Simulation on Intrepid of Katrina-like hurricanes The Climate Science for a Sustainable Energy Future (CSSEF) project objectives are to: Accelerate incorporation of new knowledge, including process data and observations, into climate models; Develop new methods for rapid evaluation of improved models; and Develop novel approaches to exploit computing at the level of tens of petaflops in climate models. Success in this project will enable scientists to answer questions posed in the period after the publication of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report. The project comprises three components: data and testbeds, numerical methods and computational science, and uncertainty quantification. There are

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National Best Practices Manual for Building High Performance Schools  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Best Practices Manual Best Practices Manual For Building High Performance Schools Acknowledgements The U.S. Department of Energy would like to acknowledge the help and assistance of the EnergySmart Schools team and the many authors and reviewers that provided input and feedback during the process of developing the report. Those include: US Department of Energy: David Hansen, Daniel Sze; EnergySmart Schools Team: Larry Schoff; US Environmental Protection Agency: Melissa Payne, Bob Thompson; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Rick Diamond; National Renewable Energy Laboratory: Ren Anderson, Zahra Chaudhry, Jeff Clarke, Kyra Epstein, Tony Jimenez, Patty Kappaz, Patricia Plympton, Byron Stafford, Marcy Stone, John Thornton, Paul Torcellini; Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Andre Desjarlais,

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Building Technologies | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Envelope Equipment Building Technologies Deployment System/Building Integration Climate & Environment Manufacturing Fossil Energy Sensors & Measurement Sustainable Electricity Systems Biology Transportation Clean Energy Home | Science & Discovery | Clean Energy | Research Areas | Buildings SHARE Building Technologies Reducing the energy consumption of the nation's buildings and resulting carbon emissions is essential to achieving a sustainable clean energy future. To address the enormous challenge, Oak Ridge National Laboratory is focused on helping develop new building technologies, whole-building and community integration, improved energy management in buildings and industrial facilities during their operational phase, and market transformations in all of these areas.

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The Green Building Scheme for a Sustainable Eco-City in Taipei  

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Taipei City has put a significant effort toward the implementation of green design and green building schemes towards a sustainable eco-city. Although some of the environmental indicators have not indicated significant progress in environmental improvement, implementing the two schemes has obtained considerable results; therefore, the two schemes are on the right path towards promoting a sustainable eco-city. However, it has to be admitted that the two schemes are a rather technocratic set of solutions and eco-centric approach. It is suggested that not only the public sector but also the private sector need to put more effort toward implement the schemes, and the government needs to encourage the private sector to adopt the schemes in practice.

Sun, S.; Chen, Z.; Clements-Croome, D.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reducing Data Center Loads for a Large-scale, Low Energy Office Building: NREL's Research Support Facility (Book), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Data Center Loads for a Large- Data Center Loads for a Large- scale, Low-energy Office Building: NREL's Research Support Facility The NREL Approach * December 2011 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. 2 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Reducing Data Center Loads for a Large-Scale, Low-Energy Office Building: NREL's Research Support Facility Michael Sheppy, Chad Lobato, Otto Van Geet, Shanti Pless, Kevin Donovan, Chuck Powers National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden, Colorado December 2011

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Sustainable agricultural residue removal for bioenergy: A spatially comprehensive US national assessment  

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This study provides a spatially comprehensive assessment of sustainable agricultural residue removal potential across the United States for bioenergy production. Earlier assessments determining the quantity of agricultural residue that could be sustainably removed for bioenergy production at the regional and national scale faced a number of computational limitations. These limitations included the number of environmental factors, the number of land management scenarios, and the spatial fidelity and spatial extent of the assessment. This study utilizes integrated multi-factor environmental process modeling and high fidelity land use datasets to perform the sustainable agricultural residue removal assessment. Soil type represents the base spatial unit for this study and is modeled using a national soil survey database at the 10100 m scale. Current crop rotation practices are identified by processing land cover data available from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Cropland Data Layer database. Land management and residue removal scenarios are identified for each unique crop rotation and crop management zone. Estimates of county averages and state totals of sustainably available agricultural residues are provided. The results of the assessment show that in 2011 over 150 million metric tons of agricultural residues could have been sustainably removed across the United States. Projecting crop yields and land management practices to 2030, the assessment determines that over 207 million metric tons of agricultural residues will be able to be sustainably removed for bioenergy production at that time. This biomass resource has the potential for producing over 68 billion liters of cellulosic biofuels.

Muth, David J. [Idaho National Laboratory; Bryden, Kenneth Mark [Ames L; Nelson, R. G. [Kansas State University

2012-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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National Energy Audit Tool for Multifamily Buildings Development Plan  

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The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables low-income families to reduce their energy costs by providing funds to make their homes more energy efficient. In addition, the program funds Weatherization Training and Technical Assistance (T and TA) activities to support a range of program operations. These activities include measuring and documenting performance, monitoring programs, promoting advanced techniques and collaborations to further improve program effectiveness, and training, including developing tools and information resources. The T and TA plan outlines the tasks, activities, and milestones to support the weatherization network with the program implementation ramp up efforts. Weatherization of multifamily buildings has been recognized as an effective way to ramp up weatherization efforts. To support this effort, the 2009 National Weatherization T and TA plan includes the task of expanding the functionality of the Weatherization Assistant, a DOE-sponsored family of energy audit computer programs, to perform audits for large and small multifamily buildings This report describes the planning effort for a new multifamily energy audit tool for DOE's WAP. The functionality of the Weatherization Assistant is being expanded to also perform energy audits of small multifamily and large multifamily buildings. The process covers an assessment of needs that includes input from national experts during two national Web conferences. The assessment of needs is then translated into capability and performance descriptions for the proposed new multifamily energy audit, with some description of what might or should be provided in the new tool. The assessment of needs is combined with our best judgment to lay out a strategy for development of the multifamily tool that proceeds in stages, with features of an initial tool (version 1) and a more capable version 2 handled with currently available resources. Additional development in the future is expected to be needed if more capabilities are to be added. A rough schedule for development of the version 1 tool is presented. The components and capabilities described in this plan will serve as the starting point for development of the proposed new multifamily energy audit tool for WAP.

Malhotra, Mini [ORNL; MacDonald, Michael [Sentech, Inc.; Accawi, Gina K [ORNL; New, Joshua Ryan [ORNL; Im, Piljae [ORNL

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 7.1 National Legislation  

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4 4 Energy Independence and Security Act 2007, High Performance Commercial Buildings Create the Office of Commercial High Performance Green Buildings The Office of Commercial High Performance Green Buildings with The Office of Federal High Performance Green Buildings will establish a High Performance Green Buildings Clearinghouse to disseminate research through outreach, education, and technical assistance Zero Net Energy Initiative for Commercial Buildings was also included establishing specific goals: -- Net zero energy use in all new commercial buildings constructed by 2030 -- Net zero energy use in 50% of the United State commercial building stock by 2040 -- Net zero energy use in the entire United States commercial building stock by 2050 Source(s):

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Modeling National Impacts for the Building America Program  

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In this paper we present a model to estimate the nationalenergy and economic impacts of the Department of Energy Building Americaprogram. The program goal is to improve energy performance in newresidential construction, by working with builders to design andconstruct energy-efficient homes at minimal cost. The model is anadaptation of the method used to calculate the national energy savingsfor appliance energy efficiency standards. The main difference is thatthe key decision here is not the consumer decision to buy anefficienthouse, but rather the builder decision to offer such a house inthe market. The builder decision is treated by developing a number ofscenarios in which the relative importance of first costs vs. energysavings is varied.

Coughlin, Katie M.; McNeil, Michael A.

2006-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. No Longer Building Any Nuclear Weapons | National Nuclear...  

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No Longer Building Any Nuclear Weapons | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency...

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Awareness of sustainable development: why did the Saemangeum Tideland Reclamation Project lead to the first national controversy over sustainable development in South Korea?  

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In this thesis, a list of aspects or characteristics of sustainable development awareness in a society was made from a literature review of the history of sustainable development, theories and practices on sustainable development, and sustainable development in anthropology. An historical review of tideland reclamation in Korea and key informant interviews about the Saemangeum Tideland Reclamation Project were conducted. It was an effort to show that the Saemangeum Project became the first national controversy over sustainable development in South Korea by applying the list of aspects or characteristics of sustainable development awareness. This study was carried out in an attempt to seek a way of studying sustainable development from an anthropological point of view. The results of this study indicated that the majority of aspects or characteristics of sustainable development awareness had emerged in the early and middle 1990s when the Saemangeum Project became a national controversy over the environment versus development. Broadening the research area of sustainable development by focusing on a human behavior, awareness, is the main contribution of this study to the anthropological study of development. The thesis concludes with the possibility of a comparative study between countries where mud-flats are a significant natural resource to deepen understanding sustainable development.

Choi, In Huck

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Center for BioEnergy Sustainability (CBES) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)  

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The Center for BioEnergy Sustainability (CBES) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is pleased agent-based models to understand the impact of NIPF owner preferences and bioenergy policies on forested, and will be collaborating with Virginia Dale on landscape-scale computer modeling of forest- based bioenergy production

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Sustainable Future for Bioenergy To meet the mandated national bioenergy goals, the evolving  

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Sustainable Future for Bioenergy To meet the mandated national bioenergy goals, the evolving region. While bioenergy demand and end use may be FRQFHQWUDWHG LQ KLJKO\\ SRSXODWHG DUHDV LWV SURGXFWLRQ Mapping the future of bioenergy with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and other cutting edge data

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Energy Efficient and Sustainable HPC at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

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Power consumption in US data centers has been escalating at an alarming rate. In response to Public Law 109-431, EPA reported that electricity usage by US data centers accounted for 1.5% of the total electricity used in the US in 2006. They projected that if current data center operating practices continue, electricity usage will almost double to 2.9% of the total electricity used in the US in 2011 (EPA, 2007). Consequently EPA issued a call to action to both government and industry to collaborate and set aggressive goals to reduce power consumption in data centers. In the spirit of responding to the findings and recommendations of the EPA report, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has teamed with several key organizations including: The Green Grid (TGG), ASHRAE TC9.9, IBM, 3M, and SprayCool. As part of this effort, a highly instrumented liquid-cooled cluster has been installed at PNNL. The cluster is housed in an 800 ft2 data center which resides in a mixed-use data center with a significant amount of instrumentation as well. The eventual objective of the effort is to be able to report the real-time power consumption, energy efficiency, and productivity of the liquid-cooled data center. Preliminary results from the effort at PNNL are reported in this paper. Thermal results are reported for the hottest server components, including the microprocessors and memory DIMMs. Under all conditions tested, the components have not exceeded manufacturers specifications. More importantly, the data show that the liquid-cooled servers can be maintained within specifications while rejecting to non-chilled facility water at 78F (25.6C). Furthermore, a reasonable extrapolation suggests that the specifications can still be maintained at 86F (30C). In an effort to address global warming, work has started on the qualification of a new 3M Fluoroketone fluid that has a Global Warming Potential (GWP) of 1. This GWP is the lowest published value of all commercially available coolants. Details are provided in the body of this paper.

Tuma, Phil; Marquez, Andres; Sego, Landon H.; Schmidt, Roger; Cader, Tahir

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National facility for advanced computational science: A sustainable path to scientific discovery  

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) proposes to create a National Facility for Advanced Computational Science (NFACS) and to establish a new partnership between the American computer industry and a national consortium of laboratories, universities, and computing facilities. NFACS will provide leadership-class scientific computing capability to scientists and engineers nationwide, independent of their institutional affiliation or source of funding. This partnership will bring into existence a new class of computational capability in the United States that is optimal for science and will create a sustainable path towards petaflops performance.

Simon, Horst; Kramer, William; Saphir, William; Shalf, John; Bailey, David; Oliker, Leonid; Banda, Michael; McCurdy, C. William; Hules, John; Canning, Andrew; Day, Marc; Colella, Philip; Serafini, David; Wehner, Michael; Nugent, Peter

2004-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Building for the future A United Nations showcase in Nairobi  

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vegetable-based. Our distribution policy aims to reduce UNEP's carbon footprint. #12;Building for the future

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Building a national technology and innovation infrastructure for an aging society  

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This thesis focuses on the potential of strategic technology innovation and implementation in sustaining an aging society, and examines the need for a comprehensive national technology and innovation infrastructure in the ...

Lau, Jasmin

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical Position on the Use of National Consensus and Building Codes to  

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Technical Position on the Use of National Consensus and Building Technical Position on the Use of National Consensus and Building Codes to Meet DOE Order 420. lB, Technical Position on the Use of National Consensus and Building Codes to Meet DOE Order 420. lB, The attached technical position on the Use of National Consensus and Building Codes to meet Department of Energy (DOE) Order 420.1B, Facility Safety, clarifies the use of national consensus and building codes consistent with the requirements of DOE 0 420.1B. BACKGROUND: The attached technical position was developed in response to line organization requests for clarification and it will be posted on the Office of Nuclear Safety and Environmental Policy web page for technical positions ~cto://~~~.hss.enernv.~ov~uclearSafetvlnspslintemretations.hBtomtlh) t.h e Chief of Nuclear Safety and the Chief, Defense Nuclear Safety, have

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Buildings to Grid Integration Technical Meeting: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Energy Systems Integration Facility, Golden, CO  

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Buildings to Grid Integration Buildings to Grid Integration Technical Meeting: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Energy Systems Integration Facility Golden, CO December 2012 1 WELCOME Welcome to the Buildings to Grid Integration Technical Meeting and to Golden, Colorado. On behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Program, I would like to thank you for attending and for your active participation. I look forward to meeting you and hearing your perspective on enabling significant buildings to grid integration. Everyone is here because we are working to make efficient transactions between buildings and the grid a commercial reality, whether it is through

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: National Energy Audit...  

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Tools by Platform PC Mac UNIX Internet Tools by Country Related Links National Energy Audit (NEAT) A user-friendly, advanced computer audit, the National Energy Audit Tool...

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Sustainable Transportation, Continuum Magazine, Fall 2013 / Issue 5 (Book), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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L L L 2 0 1 3 / I S S U E 5 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. NREL.GOV/CONTINUUM S U S T A I N A B L E T R A N S P O R T A T I O N 2 Continuum DAN SAYS TRANSFORMING TRANSPORTATION This issue of Continuum focuses on our contributions toward creating a sustainable transportation system-from developing more efficient electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles to inventing technologies and processes for producing biofuel alternatives to gasoline, diesel, and even jet fuel. In some ways, the challenges we face in transforming our nation's vehicle

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Government Buildings CHARTING YOUR JOURNEY REACHING MILESTONES  

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ROADMAP to Sustainable ROADMAP to Sustainable Government Buildings CHARTING YOUR JOURNEY REACHING MILESTONES ADDITIONAL RESOURCES ON THE HORIZON LEED TRAINING SUSTAINABILITY GOALS PRE-PROJECT PLANNING ROADMAP INTRODUCTION EXISTING BUILDINGS NEW CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION GREEN BUILDING PROGRAM ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The Roadmap to Sustainable Government Buildings was created through the joint efforts of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA). We extend our deepest gratitude to all of our Roadmap committee members who participated in the development of this publication, for their tireless volunteer efforts and constant support of USGBC's mission. Ongoing development of the Roadmap has been made possible through the efforts of many

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Geospatial Science and Technology for Bioenergy Modeling the Sustainability of the National Bioenergy Infrastructure  

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source was the report Sustainable Bioenergy created for the International Seminar on Sustainable Energy

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Building a Better Battery...  

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Information Lodging & Housing Transportation News Feature Archive Building a Better Battery for Renewable Energy Storage By Glenn Roberts Jr. October 25, 2012 Solar, wind and...

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 7.1 National Legislation  

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6 6 Energy Policy Act of 1992, Building Energy Codes --Each State must certify to the Secretary of Energy whether its energy efficiency standards with respect to residential and commercial building codes meet or exceed those of the Council of American Building Officials (CABO) Model Energy Code, 1992, and of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, respectively. --Requires DOE to provide technical assistance and incentive funding to the States to promote increased use of energy efficiency codes for buildings. --Directs the Secretary to: (1) establish standards that require energy efficiency measures that are technologically feasible and economically justified in new Federal buildings; and (2) review them every five years. Mandates Federal agency compliance with

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Life-Cycle Evaluation of Concrete Building Construction as a Strategy for Sustainable Cities  

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and technologies." Energy and Buildings 35(2): 129-137.and Technologies. Energy and Buildings 35. pp. 129-137.design implications. Energy and Buildings Petersen, A. K. ,

Stadel, Alexander

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Science and Technology Solutions for National Problems  

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The nation's investment in Los Alamos has fostered scientific capabilities for national security missions. As the premier national security science laboratory, Los Alamos tackles: (1) Multidisciplinary science, technology, and engineering challenges; (2) Problems demanding unique experimental and computational facilities; and (3) Highly complex national security issues requiring fundamental breakthroughs. Our mission as a DOE national security science laboratory is to develop and apply science, technology, and engineering solutions that: (1) ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the US nuclear deterrent; (2) protect against the nuclear threat; and (3) solve national security challenges.

Bishop, Alan R. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving Sustainability of Buildings Through a Performance-Based Design Approach: Preprint  

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The design of most buildings is typically driven by budget, time, safety, and energy codes, producing buildings that just meet these minimum criteria. To achieve better or even exceptional energy performance in buildings, the design team needs to work with the building owner and others involved in the building process toward a focused energy performance goal. This paper describes the performance-based design process for buildings and benefits of this approach.

Deru, M.; Torcellini, P.

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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33Research Horizons Above: The Sustainable Facilities and Infrastructure Branch at the Georgia Tech Research Institute recently hosted a "green" building  

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a park in Colorado where buildings had been outfitted with a solar water-heating system.The operations Research Institute recently hosted a "green" building seminar to help participants learn to apply sustainable materials and methods to construction and renovation projects. S ustainable building isn

Sherrill, David

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Assessment of methods for creating a national building statistics database for atmospheric dispersion modeling  

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Mesoscale meteorological codes and transport and dispersion models are increasingly being applied in urban areas. Representing urban terrain characteristics in these models is critical for accurate predictions of air flow, heating and cooling, and airborne contaminant concentrations in cities. A key component of urban terrain characterization is the description of building morphology (e.g., height, plan area, frontal area) and derived properties (e.g., roughness length). Methods to determine building morphological statistics range from manual field surveys to automated processing of digital building databases. In order to improve the quality and consistency of mesoscale meteorological and atmospheric dispersion modeling, a national dataset of building morphological statistics is needed. Currently, due to the expense and logistics of conducting detailed field surveys, building statistics have been derived for only small sections of a few cities. In most other cities, modeling projects rely on building statistics estimated using intuition and best guesses. There has been increasing emphasis in recent years to derive building statistics using digital building data or other data sources as a proxy for those data. Although there is a current expansion in public and private sector development of digital building data, at present there is insufficient data to derive a national building statistics database using automated analysis tools. Too many cities lack digital data on building footprints and heights and many of the cities having such data do so for only small areas. Due to the lack of sufficient digital building data, other datasets are used to estimate building statistics. Land use often serves as means to provide building statistics for a model domain, but the strength and consistency of the relationship between land use and building morphology is largely uncertain. In this paper, we investigate whether building statistics can be correlated to the underlying land use. If a reasonable correlation exists, then a national building statistics database could be created since land use is available for the entire U.S. Digital datasets of building footprint and height information have been obtained, validated and analyzed for eight western U.S. cities covering areas ranging from 6 km{sup 2} to 1653 km{sup 2}. Building morphological statistics (including mean and standard deviation of building height, plan area fraction and density, rooftop area density, frontal area index and density, building-to-plan area ratio, complete aspect ratio, height-to-width ratio, roughness length, displacement height, and sky view factor) have been computed for each city at 250-m resolution and are being correlated to underlying land use type. This paper will summarize the building statistics from the eight cites focusing on the variability within each city and between cities as a function of land use.

Velugubantla, S. P. (Srinivas, P.); Burian, S. J. (Steven J.); Brown, M. J. (Michael J.); McKinnon, A. T. (Andrew T.); McPherson, T. N. (Timothy N.); Han, W. S. (Woo Suk)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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20-percent recognition through the ENERGY STAR National Building...  

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a coast-to-coast contest among commercial buildings to see who can reduce their energy waste the most. Styled after The Biggest Loser, competitors track their energy use...

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Section III: Sustainability/ 1 University of Colorado Boulder Master Plan utilization of existing buildings, before building new ones.  

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­25acresoflandforthedevelopmentofa local food production facility such as solar powered greenhouses in CU-Boulder South. Smaller buildings, before building new ones. The Boulder campus recently created a Space Manage- ment Advisory Committee to oversee space allocation, maximization of space utilization, as well as develop space standards

Stowell, Michael

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Sustainable use of California biomass resources can help meet state and national bioenergy targets  

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learned renewable and sustainable energy sup- to controlthe quest for more sustainable energy supplies must lead tosearch for more sustainable energy sources should include

Jenkins, Bryan M; Williams, Robert B; Gildart, Martha C; Kaffka, Stephen R.; Hartsough, Bruce; Dempster, Peter G

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Life-Cycle Evaluation of Concrete Building Construction as a Strategy for Sustainable Cities  

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fraction of national energy use, resource consumption, andfraction of national energy use, resource consumption, andLCI. Energy consumption data are aggregated into national

Stadel, Alexander

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Designing for Impact IV: Workshop on Building the National ...  

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... the 2000s - a job rate loss that exceeds ... the establishment of A National Network for Manufacturing ... competitiveness, and job-creating power of US ...

2012-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Designing for Impact IV: Workshop on Building the National ...  

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... of directors, and a national advisory panel ... effectiveness by an independent board to drive ... Hogan - Deputy Assistant Secretary Energy Efficiency, US ...

2012-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 7.1 National Legislation  

Buildings Energy Data Book (EERE)

1 1 Buildings-Related Funding in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Department of Education -- $8.8 billion is provided to fund renovation, repair, and modernization of education facilites through the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund. These measures are to follow the guidelines of one of four recognized green building rating systems. Department of Housing and Urban Development --$3 billion to the Public Housing Capital Fund, awarded based on the existing formula to public housing agencies to improve or build new affordable housing. --$1 billion to the Public Housing Capital Fund "for priority investments, including investments that leverage private sector funding or financing for renovations and energy conservation retrofit investments." This funding is awarded competitively.

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U.S. No Longer Building Any Nuclear Weapons | National Nuclear Security  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

No Longer Building Any Nuclear Weapons | National Nuclear Security No Longer Building Any Nuclear Weapons | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Our History > NNSA Timeline > U.S. No Longer Building Any Nuclear Weapons U.S. No Longer Building Any Nuclear Weapons May 10, 1992 Washington, DC U.S. No Longer Building Any Nuclear Weapons

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What Facilities and Planning is doing for Sustainability... New campus buildings are designed to LEED green standards for the following essential elements  

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What Facilities and Planning is doing for Sustainability... New campus buildings are designed to LEED green standards for the following essential elements for health and livability: Sustainability been submitted for potential Platinum level LEED award. Facilities Project Managers ensure that up

Bertini, Robert L.

226

Rating the energy performance of buildings  

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Journal of Low Energy and Sustainable Buildings, 2004Journal of Low Energy and Sustainable Buildings, Vol. 3, (Journal of Low Energy and Sustainable Buildings, Vol. 2 pp.

Olofsson, Thomas; Meier, Alan; Lamberts, Roberto

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiochemistry Education at Washington State University: Sustaining Academic Radiochemistry for the Nation  

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Since 2002, Washington State University has been building radiochemistry as a component of its overall chemistry program. Using an aggressive hiring strategy and leveraged funds from the state of Washington and federal agencies, six radiochemistry faculty members have been added to give a total of seven radiochemists out of a department of twenty-five faculty members. These faculty members contribute to a diverse curriculum in radiochemistry, and the Chemistry Department now enjoys a significant increase in the number of trainees, the quantity of research expenditures, and the volume and quality of peer-reviewed scientific literature generated by the radiochemistry faculty and the trainees. These three factors are essential for sustaining the radiochemistry education and research program at any academic institution.

Clark, Sue B.; Nash, Ken; Benny, Paul; Clark, Aurora [Department of Chemistry, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 (United States); Wall, Nathalie [Nuclear Radiation Center, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 (United States); Wall, Don [Department of Chemistry, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 (United States); Nuclear Radiation Center, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 (United States); Yoo, Choong-Shik [Department of Chemistry, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 (United States); Institute for Shock Physics, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 (United States)

2009-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Transportation on Campus and in the Community Keynote Address: "University of California Builds Green and Goes Solar"  

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of California Builds Green and Goes Solar" Matthew St. Clair, University of California Office of the President in that. So I'm going to tell you the story of how the University of California system and it. University of California system as Mike mentioned, ten campuses plus five medical centers plus three national

Kyte, Michael

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Sustainability Assessment of the Robert E. Johnson State Office Building, Final Report, Revised April 2002  

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The Robert E. Johnson State (REJ) Office building is a 5-story, 303,389 square foot office building for state legislative support staff, including Legislative House Committees, Legislative Council, State Auditor, the Legislative Reference Library, the Senate Print Shop, and the Sunset Commission. Overall, the building is divided into three sections with divisions created by a ground-level breezeway and vehicular access area, which are covered by the upper floors above these areas. The buildings northern facade is approximately 14 degrees west of north, exposing it to direct sunlight during the late afternoon hours in the winter. It is also important to note that the building contains over 50% glazing in the faade consisting of two types of energy efficient, low-E glazing. Deciduous trees shade a large portion of the south faade up to the 3rd level.

Sylvester, K. E.; Song, S.; Haberl, J. S.; Turner, W. D.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building voluntary sustainability : how urban design can promote care for ecological systems  

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Human behavior is, in aggregate present state, unsustainable by the ecosystem of the earth. This thesis develops a behavior change model of how societies can move from unsustainable to sustainable behavior, and, because ...

Markel, Christina Paige Buist

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Life-Cycle Evaluation of Concrete Building Construction as a Strategy for Sustainable Cities  

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2002). Energy use and carbon dioxide emissions from steel1994). "Energy and carbon dioxide implications of buildingPingoud, R. Sathre (2006b). "Carbon dioxide balance of wood

Stadel, Alexander

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sandia National Laboratories Supplier Quality Requirements for Build to  

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Supplier Quality Requirements for Build to Supplier Quality Requirements for Build to Print Hardware Purchases Subject: First Release:SNL-5-2002, Issue A, 05/16/02 Revised this 18th day'ofNovember, 2004 as F-42(QP-28)04* . Revised By: 11)' I(.~ 't:t' AntOnIO J. ~ora, 14133 14133 Manager ~ c-. m I ~~ <.:-, lL 10252 Manager? \"\\_- - II - 2.3 - 0 'i ~e~7 1 025 8 Manager$::~ R (/.tff7 J Frank A. Villareal Approved By: * The revision of the document in effect at tlte tinre of award of Purchase Order of Subcontract unless otherwise noted on the Procurement Document. F-42(QP-28)O4 Quality Assurance Supplement to Sandia Contracts and Purchase Orders (- rr -°1 I 11/18/04 1.0 Scope: The scope of this document is designed to establish a level of quality for purchases and hardware procured in the form of built to print items,

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 7.1 National Legislation  

Buildings Energy Data Book (EERE)

2 2 Buildings-Related DOE Funding in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program --$6.0 billion to provide loans to the commercial sector for renewable energy and transmission projects. This program was originally created under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 Weatherization Assistance Program --$5.0 billion for grants that are distributed to states and territories. Funding is used to improve the energy efficiency of homes owned by households earning less than 200% of the federal poverty level. Fiscal year 2008 funding was $227.2 million. Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability --$4.5 billion provided to the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability to modernize the electric grid, including

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Demonstration of DeconGelTM at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Building 2026  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Demonstration D&D Toolbox - ORNL Decontamination Agent Demonstration Demonstration of decontamination agent at ORNL Building 2026 Page 1 of 2 Oak Ridge National Laboratory Tennessee Hawaii Demonstration of DeconGel(tm) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Building 2026 Challenge In 2003 an area behind the hot cells in Building 2026 at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) was flooded with highly contaminated liquids when a liquid low level waste pipe became clogged. The main contaminants of concern are uranium and plutonium. Transferrable contamination levels are in the 1,000,000 disintegrations per minute range. The area is posted as an airborne contamination area requiring double anti-contamination suiting and full-face respirators for entry. In the years since the accident, the area has been painted, lacquered, and treated with InstaCote(tm) CC Wet to reduce

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EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NFPA DI!TFRAfiNATION RECIPIENT:Vennonl Sustainable Jobs Fund  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DEPARTIllI!NT OFI!NERGY DEPARTIllI!NT OFI!NERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NFPA DI!TFRAfiNATION RECIPIENT:Vennonl Sustainable Jobs Fund PROJECf TITLE: Vermont Biofuels Initiative: Renewable Energy Resources CDP-09 Page 1 of2 STATE: VT Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Conlrol Number em Number DE-FG36-08GOBB182 GFD-G088182-026 0 Based on my review oflbe information concerning Ihe proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (aulhori:r.ed under DOE Order451.1A), I have made the (ollowlng determination: ex, EA, [IS APPENDIX A1\'D NUMBER: Description: 85.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Wireless Power Transfer Development for Sustainable Campus Initiative  

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Wireless power transfer (WPT) is a convenient, safe, and autonomous means for electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle charging that has seen rapid growth in recent years for stationary applications. WPT does not require bulky contacts, plugs, and wires, is not affected by dirt or weather conditions, and is as efficient as conventional charging systems. This study summarizes some of the recent Sustainable Campus Initiative activities of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in WPT charging of an on-campus vehicle (a Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid electric vehicle). Laboratory development of the WPT coils, high-frequency power inverter, and overall systems integration are discussed. Results cover the coil performance testing at different operating frequencies, airgaps, and misalignments. Some of the experimental results of insertion loss due to roadway surfacing materials in the air-gap are presented. Experimental lessons learned are also covered in this study.

Onar, Omer C [ORNL; Miller, John M [ORNL; Campbell, Steven L [ORNL; Coomer, Chester [ORNL; White, Cliff P [ORNL; Seiber, Larry Eugene [ORNL

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 7.1 National Legislation  

Buildings Energy Data Book (EERE)

7 7 Energy Policy Act of 1992, Appliance and Equipment Efficiency Standards --DOE is to: (1) detail energy conservation and labeling requirements for specified commercial and industrial equipment (including lamps and plumbing products); and (2) delineate standards for heating and air-conditioning equipment, electric motors, high intensity discharge lamps, and distribution transformers. --DOE is to provide financial and technical assistance to support a voluntary national testing and information program for widely used commercial office equipment and luminaries with potential for significant energy savings. --Requires DOE to report to the Congress on: (1) the potential for the development and commercialization of appliances which are substantially more efficient than required by Federal or State law; and (2) the energy savings and environmental benefits of early

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EA-1872: Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Design Standards for New Federal Buildings  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This EA evaluates the environmental impacts of a proposal to amend the current rule for commercial and high-rise multi-family residential buildings, 10 CFR 433 Energy Efficiency Standards for New Federal Commercial and High-Rise Multi-Family Residential Buildings, to replace ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2004 with the more stringent ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007, incorporated by reference. This EA will also also evaluate the environmental impacts with regard to low-rise residential buildings, this rulemaking updates 10 CFR 435 Subpart A, Energy Efficiency Standards for New Federal Residential Low-Rise Residential Buildings, to replace the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) 2004 by the more stringent IECC 2009, incorporated by reference.

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Environmental Assessment Proposed Decontamination and Demolition of Building 301 at Argonne National Laboratory  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

85 85 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT PROPOSED DECONTAMINATION AND DEMOLITION OF BUILDING 301 AT ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY U. S. Department of Energy Argonne Site Office Argonne, Illinois Final March 26, 2007 ii TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.0 BACKGROUND ................................................................................................................ 1 1.1 Facility Description and History ............................................................................................ 1 1.2 Current Status......................................................................................................................... 7 1.3 Public Involvement ................................................................................................................

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Demolition of Building 51 and the Bevatron at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DEMOLITION OF BUILDING 51 AND THE BEVATRON DEMOLITION OF BUILDING 51 AND THE BEVATRON Environmental Assessment DOE/EA-1541 Prepared for: March 2008 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Demolition of Building 51 and the Bevatron i DOE/EA-1541 Environmental Assessment March 2008 PREFACE The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) requires that Federal agencies consider the environmental consequences of their proposed actions before decisions are made. In complying with NEPA, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) follows the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] 1500 through 1508) and DOE's own NEPA implementing procedures (10 CFR 1021). The purpose of an Environmental Assessment (EA) is to provide Federal decision-makers with sufficient evidence

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NREL: Sustainable NREL - Sustainable Buildings  

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Renewable Portfolio Standard. Thermal NREL's Renewable Fuel Heating Plant (RFHP), a wood-fired combustion boiler utilizes forest thinning and wood fuel. The RFHP provides...

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Build resilient People, Teams, Systems and Processes to sustain a diverse culture of  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

disaster impacts to the Nation. End State for Goal 3 USACE fully prepared to support response, recovery, and mitigation of disaster impacts to the Nation. Goal Champion: Ms. Karen Durham--Aguilera Director, Contingency Operations and Homeland Security Prepare for TomorrowPrepare for TomorrowReduce Disaster RisksReduce Disaster

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B&W Y-12 garners DOE Sustainability Awards | Y-12 National Security...  

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garners DOE ... B&W Y-12 garners DOE Sustainability Awards Posted: October 10, 2012 - 4:45pm B&W Y-12 recently received two Department of Energy Sustainability Awards at a ceremony...

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UBC Social Ecological Economic Development Studies (SEEDS) Student Report Energy & Buildings: Sustainable Strategies for Ponderosa Hub  

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plant. The steam distribution system is used to distribute the steam through the distribution pipes lines. The natural gas and electricity are then distributed to the core academic, ancillary and tenant the district energy system, which then generates steam in order to heat the buildings on campus. 1.2 CURRENT

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Using existing technologies, designers and operators of large buildings could slash national energy use across a broad  

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Using existing technologies, designers and operators of large buildings could slash national energy of large office buildings and hospitals achieve at least a 50% energy savings using existing technology. Strategies for 50% Energy Savings in Large Office Buildings found that a 50% energy savings can be realized

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National facility for advanced computational science: A sustainable path to scientific discovery  

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SC), the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA),network) NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National facility for advanced computational science: A sustainable path to scientific discovery  

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SC), the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA),NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE program)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

The National Building Competition: Working Off the Waste with ENERGY STAR  

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0 COMPETITION SUMMARY 0 COMPETITION SUMMARY 2 On April 27, 2010, EPA launched the first-ever Na- tional Building Competition. Teams from fourteen buildings of all shapes and sizes located around the country went head to head to see who could work off the waste with help from EPA's ENERGY STAR pro- gram and reduce their energy use the most. The teams faced numerous challenges, including equipment malfunctions, staff departures, extreme temperatures, and tight budgets. In the face of these challenges, the competitors demonstrated that a strategic approach to energy efficiency can help orga- nizations overcome obstacles and achieve sustained, lasting improvement. Together, the contestants reduced their energy con- sumption by more than 44 million KBtu a year, saved more than $950,000, and reduced greenhouse gas

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Review of California and National Methods for Energy PerformanceBenchmarking of Commercial Buildings  

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This benchmarking review has been developed to support benchmarking planning and tool development under discussion by the California Energy Commission (CEC), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and others in response to the Governor's Executive Order S-20-04 (2004). The Executive Order sets a goal of benchmarking and improving the energy efficiency of California's existing commercial building stock. The Executive Order requires the CEC to propose ''a simple building efficiency benchmarking system for all commercial buildings in the state''. This report summarizes and compares two currently available commercial building energy-benchmarking tools. One tool is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star National Energy Performance Rating System, which is a national regression-based benchmarking model (referred to in this report as Energy Star). The second is Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Cal-Arch, which is a California-based distributional model (referred to as Cal-Arch). Prior to the time Cal-Arch was developed in 2002, there were several other benchmarking tools available to California consumers but none that were based solely on California data. The Energy Star and Cal-Arch benchmarking tools both provide California with unique and useful methods to benchmark the energy performance of California's buildings. Rather than determine which model is ''better'', the purpose of this report is to understand and compare the underlying data, information systems, assumptions, and outcomes of each model.

Matson, Nance E.; Piette, Mary Ann

2005-09-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy for the future with Ris from nuclear power to sustainable energy Ris NatioNal laboRatoRy foR sustaiNable eNeRgy  

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Energy for the future ­ with Risø from nuclear power to sustainable energy Risø NatioNal laboRatoRy foR sustaiNable eNeRgy edited by MoRteN JastRup #12;Energy for the future #12;Energy for the future ­ with Risø from nuclear power to sustainable energy Translated from 'Energi til fremtiden ­ med Risø fra

251

Sustainable Electricity | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Sustainable Electricity SHARE Sustainable Electricity Outdoor power line accelerated testing. Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Energy Efficiency and Electricity Technologies Program...

252

National facility for advanced computational science: A sustainable path to scientific discovery  

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User Facilities .Managing National User Facilities Berkeley Lab has been afour DOE national user facilities. The focus of Berkeley Lab

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Derived concentration guideline levels for Argonne National Laboratory's building 310 area.  

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The derived concentration guideline level (DCGL) is the allowable residual radionuclide concentration that can remain in soil after remediation of the site without radiological restrictions on the use of the site. It is sometimes called the single radionuclide soil guideline or the soil cleanup criteria. This report documents the methodology, scenarios, and parameters used in the analysis to support establishing radionuclide DCGLs for Argonne National Laboratory's Building 310 area.

Kamboj, S., Dr.; Yu, C ., Dr. (Environmental Science Division)

2011-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of California and National Methods for Energy Performance Benchmarking of Commercial Buildings  

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Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey Surveytheir buildings energy consumption to that of similarfor evaluating building energy consumption and can lead to

Matson, Nance E.; Piette, Mary Ann

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Sustainable use of California biomass resources can help meet state and national bioenergy targets  

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the energy supply. The sustainable use of biomass can reduceBiomass as Feedstock for a Bioenergy and Bioprod- ucts Industry: The Technical Feasibility of a Billion-Ton Annual Supply.supply, renewabil- ity of this resource, sustainability of production and utilization practices, feasibility of advanced technologies for converting biomass

Jenkins, Bryan M; Williams, Robert B; Gildart, Martha C; Kaffka, Stephen R.; Hartsough, Bruce; Dempster, Peter G

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Zion National Park Visitor Center: Significant Energy Savings Achieved through a Whole-Building Design Process: Preprint  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The National Park Service (NPS) applied a whole-building design process developed at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to create a building that performs more than 70% better than a comparable code-compliant building at no additional construction cost. This whole-building design process involves a committed design team, including the energy consultant, in the earliest conceptual design phase and continues through building commissioning. The design team for this project included the architect, engineer, energy consultant, landscape architect, owner, operator, and others who could influence the building design and operation. Extensive whole-building energy and lighting computer simulations were conducted throughout the process, which included the integration of energy efficient and renewable energy technologies into the building. The design team, inspired by natural cooling within the canyon, developed simple solutions to create an extremely energy efficient building. The se strategies included natural ventilation cooling, cooltowers for evaporative cooling without distribution fans, daylighting, massive building materials, Trombe walls and direct solar gains for heating, engineered window overhangs for solar load control, a building automation system to maintain comfort and control the energy-efficient lighting system, and a roof-mounted photovoltaic system to offset building electrical loads and ensure a power supply during the frequent utility grid outages.

Torcellini, P.; Judkoff, R.; Hayter, S.

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

Integrating Enhanced Building Operations into Municipal Sustainability Programming: A Report from NYC  

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With municipalities setting goals for greenhouse gas reductions, there is an emerging need for model program designs based on quantitative analysis. Evidence is cited that commercial-institutional building retrofit programs can be significantly improved by commissioning and enhanced operation activities. Dimensions are defined along which program value is added: capture of high-payback O&M measures, early action, achievement of projections, and persistence. Based on parameters in the NYC Mayor's Office PlaNYC2030, a spreadsheet model is developed to quantify the value of including an EBO component with a Capital Projects program. Given project-cycle considerations, including EBO enables actions and associated energy reduction to begin more quickly under Operating Budget allocations. Although impressive quantified benefits are indicated market difficulties will inhibit the expansion of EBO. Engineering consultants, mechanical-electrical contractors, ESCOs, and facilities staff are at a relatively low level of readiness for undertaking true operational improvement programs. Root cause of this market condition is suggested to lie in the predominant capital-projects business model of the engineering and construction industry. Large municipal programs can be a lever in changing these market conditions. A set of recommendations is developed for program design the will facilitate incorporation of longterm EBO into more traditional energy efficiency programs.

Bobker, M.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Rating the energy performance of buildings  

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Energy and Sustainable Buildings, 2004 Available at http://Energy and Sustainable Buildings, Vol. 3, (2004), Olofsson,for a commercial office building in Melbourne, Australia,

Olofsson, Thomas; Meier, Alan; Lamberts, Roberto

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

2012 DOE Sustainability Awards  

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2012 DOE Sustainability Awards PSO Site Title EE National Renewable Energy Laboratory Comprehensive Energy Management EM Headquarters - EM Environmental Management's Sustainability...

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Y-12 Site Sustainability Plan  

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The accomplishments to date and the long-range planning of the Y-12 Energy Management and Sustainability and Stewardship programs support the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) vision for a commitment to energy effi ciency and sustainability and to achievement of the Guiding Principles. Specifi cally, the Y-12 vision is to support the Environment, Safety and Health Policy and the DOE Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan, while promoting overall sustainability and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. The mission of the Y-12 Energy Management program is to incorporate energy-effi cient technologies site-wide and to position Y-12 to meet NNSA energy requirement needs through 2025 and beyond. The plan addresses greenhouse gases, buildings, fleet management, water use, pollution prevention, waste reduction, sustainable acquisition, electronic stewardship and data centers, site innovation and government-wide support.

Spencer, Charles G

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC.  

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and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. NATIONAL WIND TECHNOLOGY CENTER www.nrel.gov/wind Wind energy is one of the fastest growing electricity generation sources in the world. NREL's National Wind Technology Center (NWTC), the nation's premier wind energy technology research facility, fosters

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DOE/EA-1659: Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Demolition of Building 330 at Argonne National Laboratory (August 2009)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

59 59 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT for the PROPOSED DEMOLITION OF BUILDING 330 AT ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY U.S. Department of Energy Argonne Site Office Argonne, Illinois August 2009 Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Demolition of Building 330 at Argonne National Laboratory August 2009 i TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ...................................................................... iii 1.0 BACKGROUND ...................................................................................................................... 1 1.1 Facility Description and History........................................................................................... 1 1.2 Current Status........................................................................................................................

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Building Technologies Research and Integration Center Reducing the energy/carbon footprint of the nation's buildings is  

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3-20-09 Building Technologies Research and Integration Center Reducing the energy/carbon footprint some renewable energy technologies are most economical when using buildings as their deployment. Building Technologies Research and Integration Center (BTRIC), in the Energy and Transportation Science

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Improving Building Energy Simulation Programs Through Diagnostic Testing (Fact Sheet), NREL Highlights, Research & Development, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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test procedure evaluates quality and accuracy of energy test procedure evaluates quality and accuracy of energy analysis tools for the residential building retrofit market. Reducing the energy use of existing homes in the United States offers significant energy-saving opportunities, which can be identified through building simulation software tools that calculate optimal packages of efficiency measures. To improve the accuracy of energy analysis for residential buildings, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Buildings Research team developed the Building Energy Simulation Test for Existing Homes (BESTEST-EX), a method for diagnosing and correcting errors in building energy audit software and calibration procedures. BESTEST-EX consists of building physics and utility bill calibration test cases, which soft-

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Buildings  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) advances building energy performance through the development and promotion of efficient, affordable, and high impact technologies, systems, and practices. The...

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INL High Performance Building Strategy  

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High performance buildings, also known as sustainable buildings and green buildings, are resource efficient structures that minimize the impact on the environment by using less energy and water, reduce solid waste and pollutants, and limit the depletion of natural resources while also providing a thermally and visually comfortable working environment that increases productivity for building occupants. As Idaho National Laboratory (INL) becomes the nations premier nuclear energy research laboratory, the physical infrastructure will be established to help accomplish this mission. This infrastructure, particularly the buildings, should incorporate high performance sustainable design features in order to be environmentally responsible and reflect an image of progressiveness and innovation to the public and prospective employees. Additionally, INL is a large consumer of energy that contributes to both carbon emissions and resource inefficiency. In the current climate of rising energy prices and political pressure for carbon reduction, this guide will help new construction project teams to design facilities that are sustainable and reduce energy costs, thereby reducing carbon emissions. With these concerns in mind, the recommendations described in the INL High Performance Building Strategy (previously called the INL Green Building Strategy) are intended to form the INL foundation for high performance building standards. This revised strategy incorporates the latest federal and DOE orders (Executive Order [EO] 13514, Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance [2009], EO 13423, Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management [2007], and DOE Order 430.2B, Departmental Energy, Renewable Energy, and Transportation Management [2008]), the latest guidelines, trends, and observations in high performance building construction, and the latest changes to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System (LEED 2009). The document employs a two-level approach for high performance building at INL. The first level identifies the requirements of the Guiding Principles for Sustainable New Construction and Major Renovations, and the second level recommends which credits should be met when LEED Gold certification is required.

Jennifer D. Morton

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of California and National Methods for Energy Performance Benchmarking of Commercial Buildings  

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Defaults and Whole Building Energy Use Intensity andand Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Program of thesystems and equipment, and building energy consumption. The

Matson, Nance E.; Piette, Mary Ann

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building America Top Innovations Hall of Fame Profile … National Residential Efficiency Measures Database  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Robust cost data for energy-efficiency Robust cost data for energy-efficiency measures provide an essential framework for transforming the housing industry to high-performance homes. These data allow for effective optimization capabilities to guide builders, researchers, HERS raters, contractors, and designers. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed a public database that characterizes the performance and costs of common residential energy-efficiency measures. The database, called the National Residential Efficiency Measures Database, can be found at www.buildingamerica.gov. The data are available for use in software programs that evaluate cost-effective measures to improve the energy efficiency of new and existing residential buildings.

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Building Technologies Office: Building Energy Software Tools...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Links This directory provides information on 404 building software tools for evaluating energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability in buildings. The energy tools...

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Residential Buildings  

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Apartment building exterior and interior Apartment building exterior and interior Residential Buildings EETD's research in residential buildings addresses problems associated with whole-building integration involving modeling, measurement, design, and operation. Areas of research include the movement of air and associated penalties involving distribution of pollutants, energy and fresh air. Contacts Max Sherman MHSherman@lbl.gov (510) 486-4022 Iain Walker ISWalker@lbl.gov (510) 486-4692 Links Residential Building Systems Group Batteries and Fuel Cells Buildings Energy Efficiency Applications Commercial Buildings Cool Roofs and Heat Islands Demand Response Energy Efficiency Program and Market Trends High Technology and Industrial Systems Lighting Systems Residential Buildings Simulation Tools Sustainable Federal Operations

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC.  

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Local Energy Plans in Practice: Case Studies of Austin and Denver D. Peterson National Renewable Energy

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Review of California and National Methods for Energy Performance Benchmarking of Commercial Buildings  

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benchmark the energy performance of Californias buildings.benchmark the energy performance of Californias buildings.benchmark with quantitative statistics guiding the building evaluation. Energy

Matson, Nance E.; Piette, Mary Ann

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Review of California and National Methods for Energy Performance Benchmarking of Commercial Buildings  

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Energy Star Ratings Using Building Occupancy CharacteristicsDefaults and Whole Building Energy Use Intensity andCalifornia CEUS Office Buildings (n=109) C-6 % of Cal-Arch

Matson, Nance E.; Piette, Mary Ann

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Level 3 baseline risk evaluation for Building 3506 at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report presents the results of the Level 3 Baseline Risk Evaluation (BRE) performed on Building 3506 located at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). This BRE is intended to provide an analysis of the potential for adverse health effects (current or future) posed by contaminants at the facility. The decision was made to conduct a Level 3 (least rigorous) BRE because only residual contamination exists in the building. Future plans for the facility (demolition) also preclude a rigorous analysis. Site characterization activities for Building 3506 were conducted in fall of 1993. Concrete core samples were taken from the floors and walls of both the cell and the east gallery. These cores were analyzed for radionuclides and organic and inorganic chemicals. Smear samples and direct radiation measurements were also collected. Sediment exists on the floor of the cell and was also analyzed. To adequately characterize the risks posed by the facility, receptors for both current and potential future land uses were evaluated. For the current land use conditions, two receptors were evaluated. The first receptor is a hypothetical maintenance worker who spends 250 days (8 hours/day) for 25 years working in the facility. The remaining receptor evaluated is a hypothetical S and M worker who spends 2 days (8 hours/day) per year for 25 years working within the facility. This particular receptor best exemplifies the current worker scenario for the facility. The two current exposure scenarios and parameters of exposure (e.g., inhalation and ingestion rates) have been developed to provide a conservative (i.e. health protective) estimate of potential exposure.

Golden, K.M.; Robers, S.K.; Cretella, F.M.

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Building Codes | Building Energy Codes Program  

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Green Building Codes Green Building Codes Green building codes go beyond minimum code requirements, raising the bar for energy efficiency. They can serve as a proving ground for future standards, and incorporate elements beyond the scope of the model energy codes, such as water and resource efficiency. As regional and national green building codes and programs become more available, they provide jurisdictions with another tool for guiding construction and development in an overall less impactful, more sustainable manner. ICC ASHRAE Beyond Codes International Green Construction Code (IgCC) The International Code Council's (ICC's) International Green Construction code (IgCC) is an overlay code, meaning it is written in a manner to be used with all the other ICC codes. The IgCC contains provisions for site

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National Residential Efficiency Measures Database Aimed at Reducing Risk for Residential Retrofit Industry (Fact Sheet), Building America: Technical Highlight, Building Technologies Program (BTP)  

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Residential Residential Efficiency Measures Database Aimed at Reducing Risk for Residential Retrofit Industry Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed the National Residential Efficiency Measures Database, a public database that characterizes the performance and costs of common residential energy efficiency measures. The data are available for use in software programs that evaluate cost- effective retrofit measures to improve the energy efficiency of residential buildings. This database: * Provides information in a standardized format. * Improves the technical consistency and accuracy of the results of software programs. * Enables experts and stakeholders to view the retrofit information and provide comments to improve data

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The SCORE and CitySmart Programs: Sustaining Investment in High Performance Buildings in Schools and Cities  

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The definition of sustainability depends on who you ask. We define the sustainability of investing in energy efficiency this way: The practice of selecting higher efficiency alternatives becomes sustainable once the purchaser understands that energy cost savings are invisible to the occupant, that the non-energy benefits (NEB) are more important than pure energy efficiency in creating a constituency that drives decision makers, and puts in place a decision-making process that actively pursues energy cost savings and non-energy benefits. Since 2006, more than 185 educational organizations and municipal governments have participated in the SCORESM and CitySmartSM energy efficiency programs offered by nine investor-owned utility companies in Arkansas and Texas. This paper will describe how the services provided by the programs have led to sustained efforts by participating organizations to save energy and improve occupant comfort through increased energy efficiency.

Kleinman, J.; McMinn, S.

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers enhanced this building energy optimization tool to analyze  

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data, and standard occupants. BEopt has been used extensively in the U.S. Department of Energy Energy Optimization Software. U.S. Department of Energy Building America website. www.buildings.energy.gov/building_america/building_energy of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated

279

Kiowa County Commons Building  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This poster describes the energy efficiency features and sustainable materials used in the Kiowa County Commons Building in Greensburg, Kansas.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Community Solar Guide was developed for the National Renewable Energy Lab by Northwest Sustainable  

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#12;ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Community Solar Guide was developed for the National Renewable Energy Lab. SPONSORS This report was made possible through funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar America, they are looking to community-scale renewable energy projects for solutions. Advances in solar technology

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Veiled Sustainability: The Screen in the Work of Fumihiko Maki [Speaking of Places  

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Veiled Sustainability: The Screen in the Work of Fumihikohave applauded the sustainability of Fumihiko Makisof their buildings sustainability. But Makis buildings

Levitt, Brendon

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

ORNL Sustainable Campus Initiative  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The research conducted at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) spans many disciplines and has the potential for far-reaching impact in many areas of everyday life. ORNL researchers and operations staff work on projects in areas as diverse as nuclear power generation, transportation, materials science, computing, and building technologies. As the U.S. Department of Energy s (DOE) largest science and energy research facility, ORNL seeks to establish partnerships with industry in the development of innovative new technologies. The primary focus of this current research deals with developing technologies which improve or maintain the quality of life for humans while reducing the overall impact on the environment. In its interactions with industry, ORNL serves as both a facility for sustainable research, as well as a representative of DOE to the private sector. For these reasons it is important that the everyday operations of the Laboratory reflect a dedication to the concepts of stewardship and sustainability.

Halford, Christopher K [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Assessment for U-233 Stabilization, and Building 3019 Complex Shutdown at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

74 74 Environmental Assessment for U-233 Stabilization, and Building 3019 Complex Shutdown at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee U. S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office Oak Ridge, Tennessee March 2007 TABLE OF CONTENTS ACRONYMS ........................................................................................................................... vi 1. INTRODUCTION.....................................................................................................................1 1.1 PURPOSE AND NEED....................................................................................................1 1.2 BACKGROUND/OVERVIEW.........................................................................................1

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Federal Energy Management Program: Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable  

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Life Cycle Cost Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable Buildings to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable Buildings on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable Buildings on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable Buildings on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable Buildings on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable Buildings on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable Buildings on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses Basics

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Federal Energy Management Program: Federal Requirements for Sustainable  

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Federal Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses Basics Federal Requirements By Regulation

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DOE/EA-1670: Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Decontamination and Demolition of Building 310 at Argonne National Laboratory (April 2010)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 0 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT for the PROPOSED DECONTAMINATION AND DEMOLITION OF BUILDING 310 AT ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY U.S. Department of Energy Argonne Site Office Argonne, Illinois April 2010 Page intentionally left blank. Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Decontamination and Demolition of Building 310 at Argonne National Laboratory i TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ...................................................................... iii

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Commercial Buildings Characteristics 1992  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Buildings Characteristics 1992 Buildings Characteristics Overview Full Report Tables National and Census region estimates of the number of commercial buildings in the U.S. and...

288

Building and Fire Publications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... National Planning for Construction and Building R&D. National Planning for Construction and Building R&D. (576 K) Wright ...

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Environmental assessment for the proposed CMR Building upgrades at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico. Final document  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In order to maintain its ability to continue to conduct uninterrupted radioactive and metallurgical research in a safe, secure, and environmentally sound manner, the US Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to upgrade the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Chemistry and Metallurgy Research (CMR) Building. The building was built in the early 1950s to provide a research and experimental facility for analytical chemistry, plutonium and uranium chemistry, and metallurgy. Today, research and development activities are performed involving nuclear materials. A variety of radioactive and chemical hazards are present. The CMR Building is nearing the end of its original design life and does not meet many of today`s design codes and standards. The Proposed Action for this Environmental Assessment (EA) includes structural modifications to some portions of the CMR Building which do not meet current seismic criteria for a Hazard Category 2 Facility. Also included are upgrades and improvements in building ventilation, communications, monitoring, and fire protection systems. This EA analyzes the environmental effects of construction of the proposed upgrades. The Proposed Action will have no adverse effects upon agricultural and cultural resources, wetlands and floodplains, endangered and threatened species, recreational resources, or water resources. The Proposed Action would have negligible effects on human health and transportation, and would not pose a disproportionate adverse health or environmental impact on minority or low-income populations within an 80 kilometer (50 mile) radius of the CMR Building.

NONE

1997-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

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BPA Headquarters Now Gold Certified for Sustainability  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

BPA recently became the first federal agency in Portland, Oregon, to achieve the city's Sustainability at Work Gold Certification for sustainability efforts at its headquarters building.

291

Adaptive Comfort in Mixed-Mode Buildings: Research Support Facility, National Renewable Energy Lab  

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Support Facility, National Renewable Energy Lab Gail Brager,Facility of the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, CO.for energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. The

Brager, Gail; Pigman, Margaret

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Buildings and Climate Change | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Buildings and Climate Change Buildings and Climate Change Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Buildings and Climate Change Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Environment Programme Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Buildings Topics: Policies/deployment programs, Pathways analysis Resource Type: Publications, Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.unep.org/sbci/pdfs/SBCI-BCCSummary.pdf Buildings and Climate Change Screenshot References: Buildings and Climate Change[1] "This report - Buildings & Climate Change: A Summary for Decision-makers draws together the findings of three years of research by UNEP's Sustainable Buildings & Climate Initiative (SBCI) and it's partners. It sets out priority actions that can be taken by policy makers and industry

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Environmental Sustainability  

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Environment » Environment » Environmental Stewardship » Environmental Sustainability /community-environment/_assets/images/icon_earthday.jpg Environmental Sustainability: Creating the Future Exercising our commitment to operating a sustainable site by creating a 50-year horizon of planning and preparing for effective environmental stewardship while executing national mission. Sustainability Goals» Recycling» Green Purchasing» Pollution Prevention» Reusing Water» Feature Stories» LOOK INTO LANL - highlights of our science, people, technologies close Novel cellulose structure requires fewer enzymes to process biomass to fuel Improved methods for breaking down cellulose nanofibers are central to cost-effective biofuel production. READ MORE An enzyme (shown in blue) pulls out individual cellulose chains (pink) from the pretreated nanofiber surface (green) and then breaks them apart into simple sugars. Image credit, Shishir Chundawat, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center.

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InterTechnology Corporation cost/benefit analysis report and supporting opinion survey commerical buildings National Solar Demonstration program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Under the Solar Heating and Cooling Demonstration program, solar heated and cooled commercial buildings are to be constructed throughout the nation to show the technical and economic feasibility of solar energy systems and, most importantly, to establish an economically viable solar industry. The questions arise: How many solar energy systems must be installed and where should they be installed to meet these objectives. This report presents an answer to these questions.

None

1976-01-19T23:59:59.000Z

295

Digital buildings - Challenges and opportunities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper considers the wider implications of digital buildings (as currently exemplified by building information models) becoming the norm within the building construction sector. Current deployment is reviewed and the growing opportunity to better ... Keywords: BIM, Building, Digital, Futures, Sustainability

Alastair Watson

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Norwegian National Program for Lifetime Commissioning and Energy Efficient Operation of Buildings  

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The project Life-Time Commissioning for Energy Efficient Operation of Buildings is actually a network of industrial companies, private and public entities, and R&D organizations. The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the implementation of life-long commissioning of building HVAC systems, so that this becomes a standardized way of building, operating and maintaining the HVAC systems in Norway. The project is organized as an industry research program with minimum duration of five years. Project members pay an annual membership fee. The main goal for the project is to develop, verify, document and implement suitable tools for functional control of energy and indoor environment in buildings under continuous operation during the entire operational life of the building. This will improve energy efficiency and ensure a rational use of energy and a sound indoor environment. All achievements concerning energy improvement will also contribute to the decrease of CO2 emissions.

Novakovic, V.; Djuric, N.; Holst, J.; Frydenlund, F.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PNNL EERE Program: Building Technologies Program (Overview)  

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Laboratory, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program Laboratory, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program Home Program Areas Contacts Related Sites Energy Directorate PNNL Home Security & Privacy PNNL Buildings Program Overview PNNL Buildings Portfolio Science Foundation EE & Demand Response High-Performance Sustainable Design Codes and Standards Overcoming Market Barriers Analysis and Planning Key Buildings Projects Contacts Publications & Presentations PNNL Buildings Program Buildings account for about 40 percent of our nation's energy use. That's 72 percent of U.S. electricity and 55 percent of natural gas, resulting in 39 percent of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions and a range of other negative environmental impacts. The buildings sciences team at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is committed to dramatically improving the

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Sustainability : driver for decision making in infrastructure.  

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??With the growing importance of sustainability assessment in the construction industry, many green building rating schemes have been adopted in the building sector of Australia. (more)

Leong, Siew Neng Franks

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Better Buildings Partners: Better Buildings Residential Network...  

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work they are doing to advance energy efficiency. AFC First Alabama Energy Doctors Austin Energy BC Hydro Boulder County, Colorado Building Sustainable Solutions, LLC California...

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Integrated Biosystems for Sustainable Development  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Integrated biosystems for sustainable development Proceedings of the InFoRM 2000 National Workshop on Integrated

Kev Warburton; Usha Pillai-mcgarry; Deborah Ramage; No Ms; Dr. Kev Warburton

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Final Status Survey Report for Corrective Action Unit 117 - Pluto Disassembly Facility, Building 2201, Nevada National Security Site, Nevada  

SciTech Connect

This document contains the process knowledge, radiological data and subsequent statistical methodology and analysis to support approval for the radiological release of Corrective Action Unit (CAU) 117 Pluto Disassembly Facility, Building 2201 located in Area 26 of the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). Preparations for release of the building began in 2009 and followed the methodology described in the Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Site Investigation Manual (MARSSIM). MARSSIM is the DOE approved process for release of Real Property (buildings and landmasses) to a set of established criteria or authorized limits. The pre-approved authorized limits for surface contamination values and corresponding assumptions were established by DOE O 5400.5. The release criteria coincide with the acceptance criteria of the U10C landfill permit. The U10C landfill is the proposed location to dispose of the radiologically non-impacted, or clean, building rubble following demolition. However, other disposition options that include the building and/or waste remaining at the NNSS may be considered providing that the same release limits apply. The Final Status Survey was designed following MARSSIM guidance by reviewing historical documentation and radiological survey data. Following this review a formal radiological characterization survey was performed in two phases. The characterization revealed multiple areas of residual radioactivity above the release criteria. These locations were remediated (decontaminated) and then the surface activity was verified to be less than the release criteria. Once remediation efforts had been successfully completed, a Final Status Survey Plan (10-015, Final Status Survey Plan for Corrective Action Unit 117 Pluto Disassembly Facility, Building 2201) was developed and implemented to complete the final step in the MARSSIM process, the Final Status Survey. The Final Status Survey Plan consisted of categorizing each individual room into one of three categories: Class 1, Class 2 or Class 3 (a fourth category is a Non-Impacted Class which in the case of Building 2201 only pertained to exterior surfaces of the building.) The majority of the rooms were determined to fall in the less restrictive Class 3 category, however, Rooms 102, 104, 106, and 107 were identified as containing Class 1 and 2 areas. Building 2201 was divided into survey units and surveyed following the requirements of the Final Status Survey Plan for each particular class. As each survey unit was completed and documented, the survey results were evaluated. Each sample (static measurement) with units of counts per minute (cpm) was corrected for the appropriate background and converted to a value with units of dpm/100 cm2. With a surface contamination value in the appropriate units, it was compared to the surface contamination limits, or in this case the derived concentration guideline level (DCGLw). The appropriate statistical test (sign test) was then performed. If the survey unit was statistically determined to be below the DCGLw, then the survey unit passed and the null hypothesis (that the survey unit is above limits) was rejected. If the survey unit was equal to or below the critical value in the sign test, the null hypothesis was not rejected. This process was performed for all survey units within Building 2201. A total of thirty-three Class 1, four Class 2, and one Class 3 survey units were developed, surveyed, and evaluated. All survey units successfully passed the statistical test. Building 2201 meets the release criteria commensurate with the Waste Acceptance Criteria (for radiological purposes) of the U10C landfill permit residing within NNSS boundaries. Based on the thorough statistical sampling and scanning of the buildings interior, Building 2201 may be considered radiologically clean, or free of contamination.

Jeremy Gwin and Douglas Frenette

2010-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

302

Sustainability Goals  

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Sustainability Goals Sustainability Goals We support and encourage energy conservation and environmental sustainability. Energy Conservation Efficient Water Use & Management...

303

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Autodesk Green Building...  

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Energy Simulation Load Calculation Renewable Energy Retrofit Analysis SustainabilityGreen Buildings Codes & Standards Materials, Components, Equipment, & Systems Other...

304

Materials Sustainability: Digital Resource Center - Center for ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jul 2, 2008 ... Focus on life cycle analyses for buildings, agriculture, transportation, renewable energy, and packaging. Source: Center for Sustainable...

305

Building Technologies Office: Building America: Bringing Building  

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America: Bringing Building Innovations to Market America: Bringing Building Innovations to Market Building America logo The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building America program has been a source of innovations in residential building energy performance, durability, quality, affordability, and comfort for more than 15 years. This world-class research program partners with industry (including many of the top U.S. home builders) to bring cutting-edge innovations and resources to market. For example, the Solution Center provides expert building science information for building professionals looking to gain a competitive advantage by delivering high performance homes. At Building America meetings, researchers and industry partners can gather to generate new ideas for improving energy efficiency of homes. And, Building America research teams and DOE national laboratories offer the building industry specialized expertise and new insights from the latest research projects.

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Buildings without energy bills  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In European Union member states, by 31 december 2020, all new buildings shall be nearly zero-energy consumption building. For new buildings occupied and owned by public authorities this shall comply by 31 december 2018. The buildings sectors represents ... Keywords: energy efficiency, low energy buildings, passive houses design, sustainable development

Ruxandra Crutescu

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Energy Simulation Test for Existing Homes (BESTEST-EX) (Presentation), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Building Energy Simulation Test Building Energy Simulation Test for Existing Homes (BESTEST-EX) Ron Judkoff Joel Neymark Ben Polly Updated: December 2011 NREL/PR-5500-53701 2 Goals of NREL Analysis Accuracy R&D * Provide industry with the tools and technical information needed to improve the accuracy and consistency of analysis methods * Reduce the risks associated with purchasing, financing, and selling energy efficiency upgrades * Enhance software and input collection methods considering impacts on accuracy, cost, and time of energy assessments 3 BESTEST-EX Goals * Test software predictions of retrofit energy savings in existing homes * Ensure building physics calculations and utility bill calibration procedures perform up to a minimum standard

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General Electric Company design review manual, commercial buildings. National Solar Demonstration Program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This manual is intended to serve as a guide to the Solar Energy Division of ERDA for preparing instructions for and evaluating the proposals resulting from the issuance of Program Opportunity Notices (PON's) for Commercial Buildings. The manual is meant to amplify Program Opportunity Notice DSE-75-2, with respect to site, building, and system selection and evaluation. The manual contains two major sections, one addressing the project concept and the other the design features. The project concept section provides for a description and evaluation of the site, the commercial building, the system application, the system predicted performance, and the long term economics of the application. The projects could be screened using the information from this section alone. Projects that remain acceptable can be further evaluated through design considerations as outlined in the second section. (WDM)

None

1976-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION OF THE BUILDING 3550 SLAB AT OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) has completed the independent verification survey of the Building 3550 Slab. The results of this effort are provided. The objective of this verification survey is to provide independent review and field assessment of remediation actions conducted by Safety and Ecology Corporation (SEC) to document that the final radiological condition of the slab meets the release guidelines. Verification survey activities on the Building 3550 Slab that included scans, measurements, and the collection of smears. Scans for alpha, alpha plus beta, and gamma activity identified several areas that were investigated.

Weaver, Phyllis C.

2012-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Verification Survey of the Building 315 Zero Power Reactor-6 Facility, Argonne National Laboratory-East, Argonne, Illinois  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) conducted independent verification radiological survey activities at Argonne National Laboratorys Building 315, Zero Power Reactor-6 facility in Argonne, Illinois. Independent verification survey activities included document and data reviews, alpha plus beta and gamma surface scans, alpha and beta surface activity measurements, and instrumentation comparisons. An interim letter report and a draft report, documenting the verification survey findings, were submitted to the DOE on November 8, 2006 and February 22, 2007, respectively (ORISE 2006b and 2007).

W. C. Adams

2007-05-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Science Serving Sustainability  

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Science Goal 8: Science Serving Sustainability Maintaining the conditions of a building improves the health of not only the surrounding ecosystems, but also the well-being of its...

312

Enforcement Letter - Evaluation of Deficiencies Operational Emergency at Building 6000, Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility, Oak Ridge National Laboratory  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3,2009 3,2009 Dr. Thom Mason President and CEO UT-Battelle Oak Ridge National Laboratory P.O. Box 2008 Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6255 Dear Dr. Mason: The Department of Energy's Office of Enforcement within the Office of Health, Safety and Security has conducted an evaluation of the deficiencies described in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS-ORO--0RNL-XlOPHYSICS-2008-0001, Operational Emergency at Building 6000, Holzfield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility. Our evaluation included a review of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Management Investigation Team Report dated November 19,2008, the associated corrective action plan, and discussions with site personnel. The subject NTS report described a series of deficiencies at the Holifield Radioactive Ion

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Integrating Energy Efficiency & Renewable  

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency 33% U.S. Buildings Primary Energy Consumption Energy use from U.S. residential buildings could power% Cooking 5% Computers 1% Sources: U.S. DOE, Buildings Energy Data Book, 2009 and EIA , International Energy

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Forest products industry of the future: Building a sustainable technology advantage for America`s forest products industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The US forest, wood, and paper industry ranks as one of the most competitive forest products industries in the world. With annual shipments valued at nearly $267 billion, it employs over 1.3 million people and is currently among the top 10 manufacturing employers in 46 out of 50 states. Retaining this leadership position will depend largely on the industry`s success in developing and using advanced technologies. These technologies will enable manufacturing plants and forestry enterprises to maximize energy and materials efficiency and reduce waste and emissions, while producing high-quality, competitively priced wood and paper products. In a unique partnership, leaders in the forest products industry have teamed with the US Department of Energy`s Office of Industrial Technologies (OIT) to encourage cooperative research efforts that will help position the US forest products industry for continuing prosperity while advancing national energy efficiency and environmental goals.

NONE

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

INL Green Building Strategy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Green buildings, also known as sustainable buildings, resource efficient buildings, and high performance buildings, are structures that minimize the impact on the environment by using less energy and water, reducing solid waste and pollutants, and limiting the depletion of natural resources. As Idaho National Laboratory (INL) becomes the nations premier nuclear energy research laboratory, the physical infrastructure will be established to help accomplish the mission. This infrastructure, particularly the buildings, should incorporate green design features in order to be environmentally responsible and reflect an image of progressiveness and innovation to the public and prospective employees. With this in mind, the recommendations described in this strategy are intended to form the INL foundation for green building standards. The recommendations in this strategy are broken down into three levels: Baseline Minimum, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)Certification, and Innovative. Baseline Minimum features should be included in all new occupied buildings no matter what the purpose or size. These features do not require significant research, design, or capital costs and yet they can reduce Operation and Maintenance (O&M) costs and produce more environmentally friendly buildings. LEED Certification features are more aggressive than the Baseline Minimums in that they require documentation, studies, and/or additional funding. Combined with the Baseline Minimums, many of the features in this level will need to be implemented to achieve the goal of LEED certification. LEED Silver certification should be the minimum goal for all new buildings (including office buildings, laboratories, cafeterias, and visitor centers) greater than 25,000 square feet or a total cost of $10 million. Innovative features can also contribute to LEED certification, but are less mainstream than those listed in the previous two levels. These features are identified as areas where INL can demonstrate leadership but they could require significant upfront cost, additional studies, and/or development. Appendix A includes a checklist summary of the INL Green Building Strategy that can be used as a tool during the design process when considering which green building features to include. It provides a quick reference for determining which strategies have lower or no increased capital cost, yield lower O&M costs, increase employee productivity, and contribute to LEED certification.

Jennifer Dalton

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Highlighting High Performance: National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Thermal Test Facility, Golden, Colorado. Office of Building Technology State and Community Programs (BTS) Brochure  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Thermal Test Facility in Golden, Colorado, was designed using a whole-building approach--looking at the way the building's systems worked together most efficiently. Researchers monitor the performance of the 11,000-square-foot building, which boasts an energy cost savings of 63% for heating, cooling, and lighting. The basic plan of the building can be adapted to many needs, including retail and warehouse space. The Thermal Test Facility contains office and laboratory space; research focuses on the development of energy-efficiency and renewable energy technologies that are cost-effective and environmentally friendly.

Burgert, S.

2002-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

317

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Green Energy Compass  

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Whole Building Analysis Energy Simulation Load Calculation Renewable Energy Retrofit Analysis SustainabilityGreen Buildings Codes & Standards Materials, Components, Equipment, &...

318

Alliance For Sustainable Energy | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Alliance For Sustainable Energy Alliance For Sustainable Energy Response from National Renewable Energy Laboratory on the Technology Transfer Questions in Federal Register dated...

319

Sustainability White Paper | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

White Paper Sustainability White Paper Sustainability is an initiative pursued by DOE to ensure the health of the nation, implement DOE's mission in support of that objective, and...

320

Sustainability White Paper | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sustainability White Paper Sustainability is an initiative pursued by DOE to ensure the health of the nation, implement DOE's mission in support of that objective, and enable...

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321

Interagency Sustainability Working Group | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Interagency Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Interagency Sustainability Working Group Interagency Sustainability Working Group October 4, 2013 - 5:00pm Addthis The Interagency Sustainability Working Group (ISWG) is the coordinating body for sustainable buildings in the Federal Government. The ISWG: Serves as a forum for information exchange and promotes agency implementation of goals for high-performance and sustainable buildings Develops policy and reporting guidance that fosters the widespread adoption of sustainable design and operations in the Federal sector Develops technical guidance and tools to support implementation of agency sustainability policies for Federally owned, operated, and leased buildings. The ISWG is also charged with providing assistance for implementing the

322

Buildings News | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Buildings News Buildings News RSS November 6, 2013 Milwaukee Showcases Leadership in Energy Efficiency, Better Buildings Challenge National Program to Reduce Energy Use and Save...

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Quality site seasonal report, National Agricultural Library, SFBP (Solar in Federal Buildings Program) 9011, August 1985 through October 1985  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The active solar cooling and heating system at the National Agricultural Library was designed and constructed as part of the Solar in Federal Buildings Program (SFBP). This retrofitted system is one of eight of the systems in the SFBP selected for quality monitoring. The purpose of this monitoring effort is to document the performance of quality state-of-the-art solar systems in large Federal buildings. These systems are unique prototypes. Design errors and system faults discovered during the monitoring period could not always be corrected. Therefore, the aggregated, overall performance is often considerably below what might be expected had similar systems been constructed consecutively with each repetition incorporating corrections and improvements. The National Agricultural Library is part of the US Department of Agricultural Research Center located in Beltsville, Maryland. The solar system was designed to supply 5% of the annual heating and cooling load. There are 200 Sunmaster evacuated tube panels in the collector array with a gross area of 5314 square-foot. These panels are built with six-foot evacuated tubes, model TRS-81. A drainback configuration with a water heat transfer medium is used. The 5000 gallon storage tank has 3800 gallons in it when drained back and 2800 gallons during operation. Solar energy is provided to the heating load by two heat exchangers, the 120/sup 0/F secondary system and the 180/sup 0/F radiant system. Solar cooling is provided by an ARKLA 25-ton solar heated absorption chiller. The solar heating and cooling systems are controlled by a Honeywell Excel microprocessor system. Auxiliary heating is provided by three gas-fired boilers and auxiliary cooling is provided by two large centrifugal chillers. Highlights of the performance of the National Agricultural Library solar system during the monitoring period from August 1985 through October 1985 are presented in this report.

Logee, T.L.

1987-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

324

Brookhaven National Laboratory/ LIGHT SOURCES DIRECTORATE Subject: Building 729 Fire Hazard Assessment/ Fire Hazard Analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Alarm Code, NFPA 72, 2002 Life Safety Code, NFPA 101, 2006 Emergency and Standby Power Systems, NFPA 110 Code, NFPA 70, 2008. Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, NFPA 70E, 2004 National Fire in accordance with NFPA 780 and UL 96A. 10.4.6 Cathodic protection: Cathodic protection will not be provided. 10

Ohta, Shigemi

325

Environmental Sustainability & Green Energy  

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and ensuring the safety of such structures as nuclear power plants · Researchfor-to-market wastewater treatment technologies, in partnership with the City of London Key Facilities and CentresChemicalsandFuelsfromAlternativeResources · WindEEEDome: Developing sustainable cities by exploring ways to build and retrofit buildings to produce

Sinnamon, Gordon J.

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Research turbine supports sustained technology development. For more than three decades, engineers at the National Renewable Energy Labora-  

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Research turbine supports sustained technology development. For more than three decades, engineers, improve wind turbine performance, and reduce the cost of energy. Although there have been dramatic turbine test platform. Working with DOE, NREL purchased and installed a GE 1.5-MW wind turbine at the NWTC

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Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Federal Fleets  

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Sustainable Sustainable Federal Fleets to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Federal Fleets on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Federal Fleets on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Federal Fleets on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Federal Fleets on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Federal Fleets on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Federal Fleets on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses Operations & Maintenance Greenhouse Gases Water Efficiency Data Center Energy Efficiency Industrial Facilities Sustainable Federal Fleets Laboratories for the 21st Century Institutional Change

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The Business Case for Sustainable Design in Federal Facilities  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

F F E D E R A L E N E R G Y M A N A G E M E N T P R O G R A M FEDERAL FACILITIES SUSTAINABLE DESIGN The Business Case for IN U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Bringing you a prosperous future where energy is clean, abundant, reliable, and affordable The Business Case for SUSTAINABLE DESIGN On the cover: National Institutes of Health, Louis Stokes Laboratories/Building 50, Bethesda, MD Sandia National Laboratories' Process and Environmental Technology Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM Zion National Park Visitors Center, Springdale, UT IN FEDERAL FACILITIES Preface The ethic of good economic and environmental stewardship is well established in the Federal government. ce to the sustainable use of natural resources runs deep. et, as concerns about the environmental and societal

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The Business Case for Sustainable Design in Federal Facilities  

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F F E D E R A L E N E R G Y M A N A G E M E N T P R O G R A M FEDERAL FACILITIES SUSTAINABLE DESIGN The Business Case for IN U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Bringing you a prosperous future where energy is clean, abundant, reliable, and affordable The Business Case for SUSTAINABLE DESIGN On the cover: National Institutes of Health, Louis Stokes Laboratories/Building 50, Bethesda, MD Sandia National Laboratories' Process and Environmental Technology Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM Zion National Park Visitors Center, Springdale, UT IN FEDERAL FACILITIES Preface The ethic of good economic and environmental stewardship is well established in the Federal government. ce to the sustainable use of natural resources runs deep. et, as concerns about the environmental and societal

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NREL Technical Reports Guide the Way to 50% Energy Savings in Hospitals, Office Buildings (Fact Sheet), NREL Highlights, Research & Development, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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existing technologies, designers and operators of large existing technologies, designers and operators of large buildings could slash national energy use across a broad range of climates. Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed two technical reports that provide recommendations to help designers and opera- tors of large office buildings and hospitals achieve at least a 50% energy savings using existing technology. Strategies for 50% Energy Savings in Large Office Buildings found that a 50% energy savings can be realized in both low- and high-rise office buildings in a broad range of U.S. climates. Large Hospital 50% Energy Savings details how energy savings from 50.6% to 61.3% can be attained in large hospitals across all eight U.S. climate zones. To reach these energy efficiency

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InterTechnology Corporation proposed systems level plan for solar heating and cooling commercial buildings. National Solar Demonstration Program. Executive summary  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The goals of the National Solar Heating and Cooling Demonstration Program for non-residential buildings are embodied in the following: (1) Demonstrate the ultimate economic and technical feasibility of solar heating and combined heating and cooling. (2) Stimulate industry to produce and market solar equipment. (3) Stimulate a commercial market for solar systems. The systems level plan is designed to address the above stated goals as they relate to the building community associated with the commercial sector of the economy. (WDM)

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1976-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

Lab begins demolition of Cold War-era buildings  

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Demolition begins of cold War-Era buildings Demolition begins of cold War-Era buildings Lab begins demolition of Cold War-era buildings More than 165,000 square feet of former research, production, and office buildings will be demolished. December 1, 2009 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Contact Communications Office

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Working with NREL -Commercialization  

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency need and the capabilities available at NREL. #12;NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Working with NREL

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. 22nd NREL Industry Growth Forum  

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. 22nd NREL Industry Growth Forum;National Renewable Energy Laboratory Innovation for Our Energy Future The 22nd NREL Industry Growth Forum

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Doing Business with NREL  

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Doing Business with NREL Industry-47165 #12;National Renewable Energy Laboratory Innovation for Our Energy Future Alliance Organizational

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DOE/EA-1488: Environmental Assessment for the U-233 Disposition, Medical Isotope Production, and Building 3019 Complex Shutdown at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (12/04)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

88 88 FINAL Environmental Assessment for the U-233 Disposition, Medical Isotope Production, and Building 3019 Complex Shutdown at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee December 2004 U. S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Operations 04-049(doc)/120204 04-049(doc)/120204 SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION contributed to the preparation of this document and should not be considered an eligible contractor for its review. Environmental Assessment for the U-233 Disposition, Medical Isotope Production, and Building 3019 Complex Shutdown at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee Date Issued-December 2004 U. S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Operations 04-049(doc)/120204 CONTENTS

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Sustainability Portal  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Home > Sustainability Portal. Sustainability Portal. Programs and Projects. Smart Grid Program ... Precision Timing for Smart Grid Systems ...

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Y-12 Site-Sustainability Plan 2010  

SciTech Connect

The accomplishments to date and the long-range planning of the Y-12 National Security Complex Energy Management program support the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) vision for a commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability and to achievement of the guiding principles. The site is diligently working toward establishing and prioritizing projects to reach the goals that Executive Orders 13514 and 13423 set forth. Y-12 is working to communicate its sustainment vision through procedural, engineering, operational, and management practices. The site will make informed decisions that are based on the application of the fi ve guiding principles for High Performance Sustainable Buildings (HPSBs) to the maximum extent possible. Current limitations in achievement of the goals lie in the existing Future Years National Security Program funding profiles. Y-12 will continue to execute energy projects as funding becomes available or as they can be accomplished incrementally within existing funding profiles. All efforts will be made to integrate energy initiatives with ongoing site mission objectives. Figures ES.1-ES.4 show some examples of sustainability activities at the Y-12 Complex.

Sherry, T. D.; Kohlhorst, D. P.; Little, S. K.

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Sustainable Design Energy Sciences Building  

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EXPERIENCE SCALING NEK5000 EXPERIENCE SCALING NEK5000 COMBUSTION CODE FOR MIRA COMBUSTION CODE FOR MIRA Ammar Abdilghanie Mira Community Conference - March 4-8, 2013 Argonne...

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Doing Well By Doing Good? Green Office Buildings  

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pp. 99-124. Californias Sustainable Building Taskforce.Benefits of Green Buildings , October 2003. Eichholtz, Pietin a Name? Reputation Building and Corporate Strategy." The

Eichholtz, Piet; Kok, Nils; Quigley, John M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building Replacement Project at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

o o n c e p t u a l D r a w i n g of t h e C M R R F a c i l i t y Draft Environmental Impact Statement For the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building Replacement Project at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico DOE/EIS-0350D May 2003 SUMMARY CMR Building TA-6 TA-55 U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Los Alamos Site Office General questions regarding this EIS or for a copy of this EIS, please contact: AVAILABILITY OF THE DRAFT CMRR EIS Printed with soy ink on recycled paper Elizabeth Withers, EIS Document Manager U.S. Department of Energy Office of Los Alamos Site Operations 528 35th Street Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544-2201 Telephone: 1-877-491-4957 National Nuclear Security Administration iii COVER SHEET Responsible Agency: United States Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security

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Toward energy sustainability in Hong Kong : a life-cycle cost analysis case study on low thermal energy transfer envelopes for a mid-rise commercial building.  

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??xiv, 102, [62] leaves : ill. ; 30 cm HKUST Call Number: Thesis CIVL 2004 Rybkow Within the past two decades, sustainable development, once a (more)

Rybkowski, Zofia Kristina

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Final deactivation project report on the High Radiation Level Analytical Facility, Building 3019B at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this report is to document the condition of the High Radiation Level Analytical Facility (Building 3019B) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) after completion of deactivation activities. This report identifies the activities conducted to place the facility in a safe and environmentally sound condition prior to transfer to the Environmental Restoration EM-40 Program. This document provides a history and description of the facility prior to the commencement of deactivation activities and documents the condition of the building after completion of all deactivation activities. Turnover items, such as the Post-Deactivation Surveillance and Maintenance (S&M) Plan, remaining hazardous materials inventory, radiological controls, safeguards and security, quality assurance, facility operations, and supporting documentation provided in the Nuclear Material and Facility Stabilization (EM-60) Turnover package are discussed. Building 3019B will require access to perform required S&M activities to maintain the building safety envelope. Building 3019B was stabilized during deactivation so that when transferred to the EM-40 Program, only a minimal S&M effort would be required to maintain the building safety envelope. Other than the minimal S&M activities the building will be unoccupied and the exterior doors locked to prevent unauthorized access. The building will be entered only to perform the required S&M until decommissioning activities begin.

NONE

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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AllianceforSustainable Energy, LLC AllianceforSustainable ...  

AllianceforSustainable Energy,LLC TheNational Renewable Energy Laboratory, anational laboratory oftheU.S.Department EnergyOfficeofEnergyEfficiency andRenewable Energy ...

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Building and Fire Publications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Armed Forces Scientific Institute for Protection Technologies in the Field ... National Institute of Standards and Technology. ... Energy and Buildings, Vol. ...

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Building and Fire Publications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... National Institute of Standards and Technology is building an advanced ... thermal transmission properties for specimens of thermal insulation 500 mm ...

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ICTASDiscoveryAnalyticsCenter Sustainable  

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IDAC ICTASDiscoveryAnalyticsCenter Nanoscale Science Nano-Bio Interface Sustainable Energy on the basis of race, gender, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation

Beex, A. A. "Louis"

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Removal action report on the Building 3001 canal at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is a federal facility managed by Lockheed Martin C, Energy Research, Inc., for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). ORNL on the Oak Ridge Reservation in East Tennessee at the Anderson and Roane County lines, approximately 38 km (24 miles) west of Knoxville, Tennessee, and 18 km (11 miles) southwest of downtown Oak Ridge. The Oak Ridge Graphite Reactor and its storage and transfer canal are located in Bldg. 3001 in the approximate center of Waste Area Grouping I in the ORNL main complex. 4:1 The Bldg. 3001 Storage Canal is an L-shaped, underground, reinforced-concrete structure running from the back and below the Graphite Reactor in Bldg. 3001 to a location beneath a hot cell in the adjacent Bldg. 3019. The Graphite Reactor was built in 1943 to produce small quantities of plutonium and was subsequently used to produce other isotopes for medical research before it was finally shut down in 1963. The associated canal was used to transport, under water, spent fuel slugs and other isotopes from the back of the reactor to the adjacent Bldg. 31319 hot cell for further processing. During its operation and years subsequent to operation, the canal`s concrete walls and floor became contaminated with radioisotopes from the water.This report documents the activities involved with replacing the canal water with a solid, controlled, low-strength material (CLSM) in response to a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act non-time-critical removal action.

NONE

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building on and spinning off: Sandia National Labs` creation of sensors for Vietnam  

SciTech Connect

This paper discusses Sandia National Laboratories` development of new technologies for use in the Vietnam War - specifically the seismic sensors deployed to detect troop and vehicle movement - first along the Ho Chi Minh Trail and later in perimeter defense for American military encampments in South Vietnam. Although the sensor story is a small one, it is interesting because it dovetails nicely with our understanding of the war in Vietnam and its frustrations; of the creation of new technologies for war and American enthusiasm for that technology; and of a technological military and the organizational research and a m am development structure created to support it. Within the defense establishment, the sensors were proposed within the context of a larger concept - that of a barrier to prevent the infiltration of troops and supplies from North Vietnam to the South. All of the discussion of the best way to fight in Vietnam is couched in the perception that this was a different kind of war than America was used to fighting. The emphasis was on countering the problems posed by guerrilla/revolutionary warfare and eventually by the apparent constraints of being involved in a military action, not an outright war. The American response was to find the right technology to do the job - to control the war by applying a technological tincture to its wounds and to make the war familiar and fightable on American terms. And, when doubts were raised about the effectiveness of applying existing technologies (namely, the bombing of North Vietnam and Laos), the doubters turned to new technologies. The sensors that were developed for use in Vietnam were a direct product of this sort of thinking - on the part of the engineers at Sandia who created the sensors, the civilian scientific advisors who recommended them, and, ultimately, the soldiers in the field who had to use them.

Ullrich, R.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The role of sustainability in real estate finance and investments.  

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??Conventional real estate development practices and the operation of existing buildings create significant negative externalities. New practices collectively known as green building or sustainable development (more)

Torvestad, Garth Robert

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Solar Ready Buildings Planning Guide  

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78 78 December 2009 Solar Ready Buildings Planning Guide L. Lisell, T. Tetreault, and A. Watson National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-7A2-46078 December 2009 Solar Ready Buildings Planning Guide L. Lisell, T. Tetreault, and A. Watson Prepared under Task No. PVC9.92DA NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government. Neither the United States government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any

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Solar Ready Buildings Planning Guide  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6078 6078 December 2009 Solar Ready Buildings Planning Guide L. Lisell, T. Tetreault, and A. Watson National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-7A2-46078 December 2009 Solar Ready Buildings Planning Guide L. Lisell, T. Tetreault, and A. Watson Prepared under Task No. PVC9.92DA NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government. Neither the United States government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: LISA  

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Energy Simulation Load Calculation Renewable Energy Retrofit Analysis SustainabilityGreen Buildings Codes & Standards Materials, Components, Equipment, & Systems Other...

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: TAPS  

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Energy Simulation Load Calculation Renewable Energy Retrofit Analysis SustainabilityGreen Buildings Codes & Standards Materials, Components, Equipment, & Systems Other...

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Evergreen LED  

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Energy Simulation Load Calculation Renewable Energy Retrofit Analysis SustainabilityGreen Buildings Codes & Standards Materials, Components, Equipment, & Systems...

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NREL Recommends Ways to Cut Building Energy Costs in Half (Fact Sheet), The Spectrum of Clean Energy Innovation, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Recommends Ways to Cut Recommends Ways to Cut Building Energy Costs in Half Building designers and operators could cut energy use by 50% in large office buildings, hospitals, schools, and a variety of stores- including groceries, general merchandise outlets, and retail outlets-by following the recommendations of researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The energy-saving recommendations are contained in technical support documents (TSDs) compiled by NREL with support from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), under the direc- tion of DOE's Building Technologies Program. The reports describe the assumptions, meth- odologies, and analyses used to achieve higher energy performance. Since 2008, NREL has published eight TSDs, all of which describe a pathway to 50% net energy savings over baseline

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Research turbine supports sustained technology development. For more than three decades, engineers at the National Renewable Energy Labora-  

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with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Program and industry partners to advance wind energy technology, and long-term wind energy competi- tiveness to enable aggressive wind energy deployment to meet strategic U.S. energy needs. NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency

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Transforming Commercial Building Operations  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Transforming Commercial Building Operations Transforming Commercial Building Operations Transforming Commercial Building Operations Ron Underhill Pacific Northwest National Laboratory ronald.underhill@pnnl.gov (509)375-9765 April 4, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov * Most buildings are not commissioned (Cx) before occupancy, including HVAC and lighting systems * Buildings often are poorly operated and maintained leading to significant energy waste of 5 to 20%, even when they have building automation systems (BASs)

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Transforming Commercial Building Operations  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Transforming Commercial Building Operations Transforming Commercial Building Operations Transforming Commercial Building Operations Ron Underhill Pacific Northwest National Laboratory ronald.underhill@pnnl.gov (509)375-9765 April 4, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov * Most buildings are not commissioned (Cx) before occupancy, including HVAC and lighting systems * Buildings often are poorly operated and maintained leading to significant energy waste of 5 to 20%, even when they have building automation systems (BASs)

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For immediate release National Library Board and The Institution of Engineers Singapore Build Partnership for Engineering Repository, Education and Knowledge  

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Singapore (IES) to bring a wealth of engineering information and knowledge to professional engineers, students and the general public. This is NLBs first partnership with a professional body in Singapore. The partnership brings together the strengths of both NLB and IES in a synergistic manner to benefit all parties. The engineering community will benefit from the use of the reference collections in the Lee Kong Chian Reference Library at the National Library. IES knowledge domain in engineering science will help us in building a network of knowledge assets, said Dr N. Varaprasad, Chief Executive, NLB. (to be confirmed) Under this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), NLB and IES will be collaborating on three key areas: 1. Engineering Repository @ Lee Kong Chian Reference Library Jointly providing information services in print, audiovisual and electronic formats, codes of practice and reference materials on the engineering sciences, relevant to practising engineers, students and the general public. 2. Engineering Education and Knowledge @ NLB Public Libraries Jointly conduct regular talks, seminars, conferences and training courses on engineering topics that are of interest to practising engineers, engineering students and the general public.

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1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A review of vacuum insulation research and development in the Building Materials Group of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory  

SciTech Connect

This report is a summary of the development work on flat-vacuum insulation performed by the Building Materials Group (BMG) in the Metals and Ceramics Division of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) during the last two years. A historical review of the technology of vacuum insulation is presented, and the role that ORNL played in this development is documented. The ORNL work in vacuum insulation has been concentrated in Powder-filled Evacuated Panels (PEPs) that have a thermal resistivity over 2.5 times that of insulating foams and seven times that of many batt-type insulations, such as fiberglass. Experimental results of substituting PEPs for chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) foal insulation in Igloo Corporation ice coolers are summarized. This work demonstrated that one-dimensional (1D) heat flow models overestimated the increase in thermal insulation of a foam/PEP-composite insulation, but three-dimensional (3D) models provided by a finite-difference, heat-transfer code (HEATING-7) accurately predicted the resistance of the composites. Edges and corners of the ice coolers were shown to cause the errors in the 1D models as well as shunting of the heat through the foam and around the PEPs. The area of coverage of a PEP in a foam/PEP composite is established as an important parameter in maximizing the resistance of such composites. 50 refs., 27 figs,. 22 tabs.

Kollie, T.G.; McElroy, D.L.; Fine, H.A.; Childs, K.W.; Graves, R.S.; Weaver, F.J.

1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Sustainability watch  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the December 2010 issue, inform begins a new column, featuring some of the latest news and research on sustainability. Sustainability watch Inform Magazine Inform Archives Sustainability watch With this issue, infor

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A Conceptual Plan for the Detroit Book and Tower Building: Exploration of the Conjunction of Historic Preservation and Sustainable Design Concepts.  

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??This conceptual project generated an adaptive reuse proposal for the Book and Tower Building in a registered historic district. Louis Kamper designed the thirteen-story Book (more)

Luo, Chi-Ying

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainability Support  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Sustainability Support serves as a corporate technical assistance, coordination, and integration resource to support line organizations in the resolution of sustainability issues and management concerns.

365

Sustainable Transport  

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THOUGHT PIECE Sustainable Transport by Melvin M. Webberwant to sustain any mode of transport only if we judge it todraconian in rejecting transport modes that have failed in

Webber, Melvin

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Grand Rapids- Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

In January 2006, the City of Grand Rapids approved a resolution detailing the city's sustainability policy for public buildings. The resolution directed city personnel to implement the principles...

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Geothermal: Sponsored by OSTI -- Sustainable technologies for...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

GEOTHERMAL TECHNOLOGIES LEGACY COLLECTION - Sponsored by OSTI -- Sustainable technologies for the building construction industry Geothermal Technologies Legacy Collection HelpFAQ...

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The added value of sustainable design.  

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??The thesis contains an extensive literature study on the value of sustainable office buildings. Based on the literature study, a series of interviews amongst actors (more)

Van den Tol, P.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Cybernetic Building Systems Programs and Projects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Achieving national goals of net zero energy buildings requires substantial reduction in the energy consumption of commercial building systems. ...

2010-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

370

Green Building Policy Options for New Orleans  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Green Building Policy Options Green Building Policy Options for New Orleans Elizabeth Doris Technical Report NREL/TP-7A30-52576 September 2011 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Green Building Policy Options for New Orleans Elizabeth Doris Prepared under Task No(s). IDNO.1030 Technical Report NREL/TP-7A30-52576 September 2011 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory Innovation for Our Energy Future NREL's Campus of the Future  

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benchmark awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council · Expected completion: Summer 2010 #12;NationalNational Renewable Energy Laboratory Innovation for Our Energy Future NREL's Campus of the Future research objectives for clean energy technologies · Creating a sustainable energy future for not only our

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. NREL Planning & Analysis  

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markets, policies, energy resources and loads, and infrastructure. Strategic Energy Analysis Analyze Energy Laboratory OpenPV ­ PV Market Information #12;Innovation for Our Energy FutureNational Renewable and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. NREL Planning & Analysis NREL

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Fuel Cell Tri-Generation System Case  

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and Renewable Energy operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Fuel Cell Tri-Generation System Case and analyze a range of realistic case studies for tri-generation systems. #12;National Renewable Energy Tri-Generation System Provides Hydrogen as an Additional Output Reformer 90100 43 Heat Loss (10

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Clean Energy Opportunity Forum  

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Clean Energy Opportunity Forum Creating the New Energy Economy Denver, Colorado L Marty Murphy, NREL November 5, 2009 NREL/PR-7A1

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. 22nd NREL Industry Growth Forum  

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NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. 22nd NREL Industry Growth Forum Renewable Energy Laboratory Innovation for Our Energy Future Applications to Present MA: 22 CT: 2 NH: 2 RI

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Re-Building Greensburg | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Re-Building Greensburg Re-Building Greensburg Re-Building Greensburg Addthis Description Greensburg, KS - A town that was devastated by a tornado in 2007, yet came back to be one of the Nation's most energy-efficient, sustainable communities. Civic leaders and entrepreneurs helped rally residents behind the idea of "greening" Greensburg, inspiring the construction of numerous energy-efficient buildings, some of which generate their own renewable power with solar panels and wind turbines. Speakers Steve Hewitt, Daniel Wallach, Stephanie Peterson, Stacy Barnes Duration 4:09 Topic Energy Sources Consumption Energy Economy Emergency Response & Procedures Credit Energy Department Video STEVE HEWITT: In 2007 we had this massive tornado that came through Greensburg. STACY BARNES: Words can't even begin to describe what it was like to

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Evaluation of the Heating & Cooling Energy Demand of a Case Residential Building by Comparing The National Calculation Methodology of Turkey and EnergyPlus through Thermal Capacity Calculations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In all around the world, because of the rapid population growth and exhausting energy sources over time, energy efficiency and energy conservation gradually come into prominence. Hence, in 2002, a directive (EPBD) which obligates reducing energy usage and energy performance in buildings was published by European Union. In this scope, Turkey has developed a National Building Energy Performance Calculation Methodology, BepTr, which is based on simple hourly method in ISO EN 13790 Umbrella Document to determine the energy performance of buildings. The aim of the paper is to display the energy demand differences resultant from only the envelopes thermal capacity between simplified method which is projected in ISO EN 13790 Umbrella Document and EnergyPlus which is based on full dynamic simulation method.

Atamaca, Merve; Kalaycioglu, Ece; Yilmaz, Zerrin

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

A sustainable urban center refurbishment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During the last century a vast new building construction activity was verified. The old urban centers were abandoned and new housing areas grew up without comply with sustainable principles. The great architectural and urban value of these centers led ... Keywords: indicators, refurbishment, sustainability, urban center

Ana Karina Lopes; Fernanda Rodrigues; Victor M. Ferreira; Romeu Vicente

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Building Technologies Office: Building Energy Optimization Software  

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website to download. To help meet Building America's goal to develop market-ready energy solutions that improve efficiency of new and existing homes, the National Renewable...

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ENERGY STAR Building Upgrade Manual Chapter 8: Air Distribution...  

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Buildings National Building Competition Find Expert Help How can we help you? Build an energy program Improve buildings & plant performance Earn the ENERGY STAR & other...

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The Road to Net Zero (Presentation), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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The Road to Net Zero The Road to Net Zero Bill Glover Deputy Laboratory Director and Chief Operating Officer The Sustainable Operations Summit May 16, 2011 NREL/PR-6A42-51124 NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY Vision 2 NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY * A showcase for sustainable, high-performance design o Incorporates the best in energy efficiency, environmental performance, and advanced controls using a "whole building" integrated design process * Serves as a model for cost-competitive, high-performance commercial buildings for the nation's design construction, operation, and financing communities 3 Research Support Facility Vision NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY Design-Build Process 4 NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY * Encourages innovation * Reduces owner's risk

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Sustainability: Energy Efficiency  

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Sustainability: Energy Efficiency Sustainability: Energy Efficiency (Green Consulting Unit) Overview Walks students through the process of building a model home while considering 11 parameters that influence energy use, such as building orientation, room configuration, building envelope, and energy systems (heating, cooling, lighting, etc.). Objectives The students will be able to: Use models to learn how to maximize the comfort-conditioning of a home. Observe, gather, and analyze data from the model simulations. Draw conclusions from the data. Time Week 1 Period 1 (M) Introduction Period 2 (W) Activities 1, 2 Period 3 (F) Activities 3, 4 Week 2 Period 4 (M) Activities 5, 6, 7 Period 5 (W) Activities 8, 9, 10, 11 Period 6 (F) Activities Presentations and conclusion

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Sustainability protects resources for future generations  

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This publication by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory addresses the steps necessary to provide livable urban centers for future generations through sustainable development, or sustainability. To illustrate this concept, nonsustainable cities and sustainable cities are compared. Sustainable city projects for several major US cites are reviewed.

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1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TECHNICAL EVALUATION OF SOIL REMEDIATION ALTERNATIVES AT THE BUILDING 812 OPERABLE UNIT, LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY SITE 300  

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The Department of Energy Livermore Site Office requested a technical review of remedial alternatives proposed for the Building 812 Operable Unit, Site 300 at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The team visited the site and reviewed the alternatives proposed for soil remediation in the draft RI/FS and made the following observations and recommendations. Based on the current information available for the site, the team did not identify a single technology that would be cost effective and/or ecologically sound to remediate DU contamination at Building 812 to current remedial goals. Soil washing is not a viable alternative and should not be considered at the site unless final remediation levels can be negotiated to significantly higher levels. This recommendation is based on the results of soil washing treatability studies at Fernald and Ashtabula that suggest that the technology would only be effective to address final remediation levels higher than 50 pCi/g. The technical review team identified four areas of technical uncertainty that should be resolved before the final selection of a preferred remedial strategy is made. Areas of significant technical uncertainty that should be addressed include: (1) Better delineation of the spatial distribution of surface contamination and the vertical distribution of subsurface contamination in the area of the firing table and associated alluvial deposits; (2) Chemical and physical characterization of residual depleted uranium (DU) at the site; (3) Determination of actual contaminant concentrations in air particulates to support risk modeling; and (4) More realistic estimation of cost for remedial alternatives, including soil washing, that were derived primarily from vendor estimates. Instead of conducting the planned soil washing treatability study, the team recommends that the site consider a new phased approach that combines additional characterization approaches and technologies to address the technical uncertainty in the remedial decision making. The site should redo the risk calculations as the future use scenario has changed for the site. As a result, the existing model is based on very conservative assumptions that result in calculation of unreasonably low cleanup goals. Specifically, the review team proposes that LLNL consider: (1) Revising the industrial worker scenario to a reasonable maximum exposure (RME) for a site worker that performs a weekly walk down of the area for two hours for 25 years (or an alternative RME if the exposure scenario changes); (2) Revising the ESSI of 2 mg U per kg soil for the deer mouse to account for less than 0.05 of the total ingested uranium being adsorbed by the gut; (3) Revising bioaccumulation factors (BAFs) for vegetation and invertebrates that are based on 100 mg of soluble uranium per kg of soil, as the uranium concentration in the slope soil does not average 100 mg/kg and it is not all in a soluble form; and (4) Measuring actual contaminant concentrations in air particulates at the site and using the actual values to support risk calculations. The team recommends that the site continue a phased approach during remediation. The activities should focus on elimination of the principal threats to groundwater by excavating (1) source material from the firing table and alluvial deposits, and (2) soil hotspots from the surrounding slopes with concentrations of U-235 and U-238 that pose unacceptable risk. This phased approach allows the remediation path to be driven by the results of each phase. This reduces the possibility of costly 'surprises', such as failure of soil treatment, and reduces the impact of remediation on endangered habitat. Treatment of the excavated material with physical separation equipment may result in a decreased volume of soil for disposal if the DU is concentrated in the fine-grained fraction, which can then be disposed of in an offsite facility at a considerable cost savings. Based on existing data and a decision to implement the recommended phased approach, the cost of characterization, excavation and physical

Eddy-Dilek, C.; Miles, D.; Abitz, R.

2009-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

385

Final deactivation report on the radioisotope production Lab-D, Building 3031, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

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The purpose of this report is to document the condition of Bldg. 3031 after completion of deactivation activities as outlined by the Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Materials and Facility Stabilization Program (EM-60) guidance documentation. This report outlines the activities conducted to place the facility in a safe and environmentally sound condition for transfer to the Department of Energy Office of Environmental Restoration (EM-40) Program. This report provides a profile of Bldg. 3031 before and after deactivation activities. Turnover items, such as the Postdeactivation Surveillance & Maintenance Plan, remaining hazardous materials, radiological controls, Safeguards and Security, quality assurance, facility operations, and supporting documentation provided in the Office of Nuclear Materials and Facility Stabilization Program (EM-60) Turnover package, are discussed. Building 3031 will require access to facilitate required surveillance and maintenance activities to maintain the building safety envelope. Building 3031 was stabilized during deactivation so that when transferred to the EM-40 program, only a minimal surveillance and maintenance effort would be required to maintain the building safety envelope. Other than the minimal surveillance and maintenance activities, the building will be unoccupied and the exterior doors locked to prevent unauthorized access. The building will be entered only to perform the required surveillance and maintenance. All materials have been removed from the building and the hot cell, and all utility systems, piping, and alarms have been deactivated.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Building Technologies Office: Energy Efficient Buildings Hub  

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Efficient Buildings Hub Efficient Buildings Hub This model of a renovated historic building-Building 661-in Philadelphia will house the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub. The facility's renovation will serve as a best practices model for commercial building design, historic adaptive re-use, and energy efficiency innovation through continuous retrofit. The U.S. Department of Energy created the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to promote regional job creation and economic growth while also improving the energy efficiency of commercial buildings. Established in 2011, the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub seeks to demonstrate how innovating technologies can help building owners and operators can save money by adopting energy efficient technologies and techniques. The goal is to enable the nation to cut energy use in the commercial buildings sector by 20% by 2020.

387

Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Sustainability Working Group  

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Interagency Interagency Sustainability Working Group to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Sustainability Working Group on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Sustainability Working Group on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Sustainability Working Group on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Sustainability Working Group on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Sustainability Working Group on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Sustainability Working Group on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses Basics Federal Requirements Existing Buildings New Construction & Major Renovations

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Argentina-EU-UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme (LECBP) | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Argentina-EU-UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme (LECBP) Argentina-EU-UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme (LECBP) Jump to: navigation, search Name Argentina-EU-UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme (LECBP) Agency/Company /Organization The European Union (EU), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency (DCCEE), Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) Partner Secretariat of Environment and Sustainable Development (SESD), Secretariat of Industry Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Greenhouse Gas, Industry, - Industrial Processes

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NREL: News Feature - Sustainable Solutions Abundant in New Offices  

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Sustainable Solutions Abundant in New Offices Sustainable Solutions Abundant in New Offices May 24, 2010 Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. Get Adobe Flash player. When it comes to designing an interior decorative feature for one of the most energy efficient office buildings in the world, very few would consider bringing in a beetle to do the job. But that's what happened at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Research Support Facility (RSF) located on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) campus. In June, the RSF will become home to more than 800 workers from DOE and NREL and building visitors will be greeted with a soaring, two-story high wall entirely covered with wood harvested from the bark beetle infestation that has killed millions of pine trees in the Western U.S.

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Energy Information Administration (EIA)- Commercial Buildings ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... EPA Energy Star, EPA Office of Water, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), ... Performance Buildings Systems, Grundfos, National Trust for Historic ...

391

Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from a  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from a Different Angle Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from a Different Angle April 28, 2011 - 4:38pm Addthis Team New Jersey | Photo courtesy of 2011 Solar Decathlon Team New Jersey Team New Jersey | Photo courtesy of 2011 Solar Decathlon Team New Jersey Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive -- we are

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Governance for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Sustainable Development in the Arab Region Sustainable Development in the Arab Region Jump to: navigation, search Name Governance for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region: Institutions and Instruments for Moving Beyond an Environmental Management Culture Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia Sector Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Buildings, Industry, Transportation Topics Finance, Implementation, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type Guide/manual Website http://www.escwa.un.org/inform Country Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen Western Asia, Northern Africa, Western Asia, Western Asia, Western Asia, Western Asia, Western Asia, Western Asia, Western Asia, Northern Africa, Western Asia, Western Asia, Western Asia

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Miami Students' Solar Decathlon Design Focused on Sustainability |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Miami Students' Solar Decathlon Design Focused on Sustainability Miami Students' Solar Decathlon Design Focused on Sustainability Miami Students' Solar Decathlon Design Focused on Sustainability April 4, 2011 - 3:14pm Addthis The Florida International University team | courtesy of the FIU team The Florida International University team | courtesy of the FIU team Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. Join us there! In honor of the Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive -- we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. For our

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Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from a  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from a Different Angle Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design from a Different Angle April 28, 2011 - 4:38pm Addthis Team New Jersey | Photo courtesy of 2011 Solar Decathlon Team New Jersey Team New Jersey | Photo courtesy of 2011 Solar Decathlon Team New Jersey Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive -- we are

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Miami Students' Solar Decathlon Design Focused on Sustainability |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Miami Students' Solar Decathlon Design Focused on Sustainability Miami Students' Solar Decathlon Design Focused on Sustainability Miami Students' Solar Decathlon Design Focused on Sustainability April 4, 2011 - 3:14pm Addthis The Florida International University team | courtesy of the FIU team The Florida International University team | courtesy of the FIU team Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. Join us there! In honor of the Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive -- we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. For our

396

Indicators to support environmental sustainability of bioenergy systems  

SciTech Connect

Indicators are needed to assess environmental sustainability of bioenergy systems. Effective indicators will help in the quantification of benefits and costs of bioenergy options and resource uses. We identify 19 measurable indicators for soil quality, water quality and quantity, greenhouse gases, biodiversity, air quality, and productivity, building on existing knowledge and on national and international programs that are seeking ways to assess sustainable bioenergy. Together, this suite of indicators is hypothesized to reflect major environmental effects of diverse feedstocks, management practices, and post-production processes. The importance of each indicator is identified. Future research relating to this indicator suite is discussed, including field testing, target establishment, and application to particular bioenergy systems. Coupled with such efforts, we envision that this indicator suite can serve as a basis for the practical evaluation of environmental sustainability in a variety of bioenergy systems.

Dale, Virginia H [ORNL; Baskaran, Latha Malar [ORNL; Downing, Mark [ORNL; Eaton, Laurence M [ORNL; McBride, Allen [ORNL; Efroymson, Rebecca Ann [ORNL; Garten Jr, Charles T [ORNL; Kline, Keith L [ORNL; Jager, Yetta [ORNL; Mulholland, Patrick J [ORNL; Parish, Esther S [ORNL; Schweizer, Peter E [ORNL; Storey, John Morse [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Front Matter for The Business Case for Sustainable Design in Federal Facilities  

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E N E R G Y M A N A G E M E N T P R O G R A M FEDERAL FACILITIES SUSTAINABLE DESIGN The Business Case for IN U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Bringing you a prosperous future where energy is clean, abundant, reliable, and affordable RESOURCE DOCUMENT The Business Case for SUSTAINABLE DESIGN On the cover: National Institutes of Health, Louis Stokes Laboratories/Building 50, Bethesda, MD Sandia National Laboratories' Process and Environmental Technology Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM Zion National Park Visitors Center, Springdale, UT IN FEDERAL FACILITIES We at the Department of Energy believe there can be a sound business case for the use of sustainable design options, and we encourage all Federal agencies to incorporate these options whenever possible.

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Front Matter for The Business Case for Sustainable Design in Federal Facilities  

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E N E R G Y M A N A G E M E N T P R O G R A M FEDERAL FACILITIES SUSTAINABLE DESIGN The Business Case for IN U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Bringing you a prosperous future where energy is clean, abundant, reliable, and affordable RESOURCE DOCUMENT The Business Case for SUSTAINABLE DESIGN On the cover: National Institutes of Health, Louis Stokes Laboratories/Building 50, Bethesda, MD Sandia National Laboratories' Process and Environmental Technology Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM Zion National Park Visitors Center, Springdale, UT IN FEDERAL FACILITIES We at the Department of Energy believe there can be a sound business case for the use of sustainable design options, and we encourage all Federal agencies to incorporate these options whenever possible.

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A PILOT STUDY OF THE ACCURACY OF CO2 SENSORS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS  

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A.K. (1997) Evaluating building IAQ and ventilation withcommercial and institutional buildings. Indoor Air 9: 226-Healthy and Sustainable Buildings, October 15- 17, 2007,

Fisk, William J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Building Cost and Performance Metrics: Data Collection Protocol, Revision 1.0  

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This technical report describes the process for selecting and applying the building cost and performance metrics for measuring sustainably designed buildings in comparison to traditionally designed buildings.

Fowler, Kimberly M.; Solana, Amy E.; Spees, Kathleen L.

2005-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

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ACEEE 2000 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Efficiency and Sustainability, August 20-25, 2000, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA, and published in the Proceedings.  

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in a commercial office building Case Study: Model-Based Monitoring of Chiller Performance Selection of the Model to be accurate to about 1 percent. The condenser duty was determined in order to be able to perform an energy of Energy under Contract No. DE- AC03-76SF00098. Model-Based Performance Monitoring: Review of Diagnostic

402

Science Serving Sustainability  

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Science Science Goal 8: Science Serving Sustainability Maintaining the conditions of a building improves the health of not only the surrounding ecosystems, but also the well-being of its occupants. Energy Conservation» Efficient Water Use & Management» High Performance Sustainable Buildings» Greening Transportation» Green Purchasing & Green Technology» Pollution Prevention» Science Serving Sustainability» ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY GOALS at LANL Community involvement: Andy Erickson and Duncan McBranch of LANL join John Arrowsmith of Los Alamos County to discuss the photovoltaic array collaboration with community leaders. Powered by solar: This collaboratively built model home in Los Alamos is entirely powered by a photovoltaic array field, showcasing the potential for solar-powering communities. Community involvement: A ribbon cutting ceremony marks the opening of the photovoltaic powered model home in Los Alamos County, a joint venture of LANL and the county. Engaging the surrounding communities: LANL takes opportunities to engage the surrounding communities in order to develop relationships fostering sustainable actions. Here, delegates applaud the opening of SERF which will help reduce liquid waste at LANL.

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DOE/EIS-0350-SA-01: Supplement Analysis for Environmental Impact Statement for the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building Replacement (CMRR) Project at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM (01/05)  

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SA-01 SA-01 Supplement Analysis Environmental Impact Statement for the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building Replacement (CMRR) Project at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico Changes to the Location of the CMRR Facility Components January 2005 Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Los Alamos Site Office Supplement Analysis Introduction This Supplement Analysis (SA) has been prepared to determine if the Environmental Impact Statement for the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building Replacement Project at Los Alamos National Laboratory (CMRR EIS) (DOE/EIS-0350) adequately addresses the environmental effects of proposed changes in the location of certain components of the Preferred Alternative that the National Nuclear Security

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Los Alamos National Laboratory receives Department of Energy...  

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DOE environmental sustainability award Los Alamos National Laboratory receives Department of Energy environmental sustainability award EStar awards recognize excellence in...

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Office of National Infrastructure & Sustainability | National...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

security upgrades can be maintained by Russia. As part of this effort, ONIS is developing strategies for transitioning technical and financial support for the operation...

406

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Tools by Subject -...  

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Sustainability A B E G K L S U Tool Applications Free Recently Updated Athena Model life cycle assessment, environment, building materials, buildings Free software. BEES...

407

Doing Well By Doing Good? Green Office Buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

sustainability, energy efficiency, green labels, real estateestate, the evidence on energy savings in green buildings isin Energy and Environmental Design) green building rating

Eichholtz, Piet; Kok, Nils; Quigley, John M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Features of McKinney ISD Elementary School  

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Students planning to attend McKinney Independent School District's newest 70,000 square foot elementary school when it opens in the fall of 2000 are in for a special treat. In addition to standard elementary school curriculum, students will have the unique opportunity to study wind and solar energy, feed their frogs and take care of the school's water habitat, learn in classrooms illuminated by the sun rather than electric light, water their bean plants (which they keep in the school's greenhouse) with harvested rainwater, and check the weather at the campus weather station. This project was named by the American Institute of Architects to the Earth Day Top 10 List for Environmentally Responsible Design Projects in the nation Sustainable design is environmentally sensitive architecture and engineering - the ability to meet today's needs without compromising the resources available to future generations. Environmental conservation is only one of the reasons to consider sustainable design. Studies are showing that the various environmental benefits of sustainable design also benefit our children in the classroom. Another major element of sustainable design is called "Eco Education", a concept that incorporates the sustainable school into the curriculum so that students can understand its design and how it impacts the environment. It's a tremendous teaching tool for students to learn about environmental conservation. Harvesting rainwater is a perfect example. By collecting rainwater from the roof of the building and channeling it to one of six on-campus storage tanks, . enough water can be collected to flush toilets and water the grounds. Other elements of sustainable design include site planning and landscape management; the use of recycled building materials; solar systems; wind energy; geothermal energy (using the Earth's natural energy to heat and cool the building), energy recovery, and high energy efficiency. The primary goal of sustainable design is to protect a site's existing environment. As much as possible, we need to understand and maximize the natural conditions of a new project's site and incorporate its features into the overall design. That's what sustainability is all about. The purpose of this paper is to present the specific sustainable features of the McKinney ISD Elementary School and the process of integrating sustainability criteria in all phases of the school's life cycle

McClure, J. D.; Estes, J. M.; Keep, G.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

DOE - Better Building  

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U.S. Department of Energy | Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy logo U.S. Department of Energy | Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy logo EERE Home | Programs & Offices | Consumer Information Better Buildings Logo Better Buildings Update July 2013 Inside this edition: Highlights from the 2013 Efficiency Forum Recap: Better Buildings Summit for State & Local Communities Launching the Better Buildings Webinar Series Better Buildings Challenge Implementation Models and Showcase Projects Updated Better Buildings Websites New Members Highlights from the 2013 Efficiency Forum More than 170 people attended the second annual Better Buildings Efficiency Forum for commercial and higher education Partners in May at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado-the nation's largest net-zero energy office building. DOE thanks all Better Buildings Alliance Members and Better Buildings Challenge Partners that participated in the Efficiency Forum.

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Building Technologies Office: Better Buildings Neighborhood Program  

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Better Buildings Neighborhood Program logo. Better Buildings Neighborhood Program logo. The Better Buildings Neighborhood Program is helping over 40 competitively selected state and local governments develop sustainable programs to upgrade the energy efficiency of more than 100,000 buildings. These leading communities are using innovation and investment in energy efficiency to expand the building improvement industry, test program delivery business models, and create jobs. New Materials and Resources January 2014 Read the January issue of the Better Buildings Network View See the new story about Austin Energy Read the new Focus Series with Chicago's EI2 See the new webcast Read the latest DOE blog posts Get Inspired! Hear why Better Buildings partners are excited to bring the benefits of energy upgrades to their neighborhoods.

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Building Green in Greensburg: City Hall Building  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

City Hall Building City Hall Building Destroyed in the tornado, City Hall was completed in October 2009 and built to achieve the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ® ) Platinum designation. The 4,700-square-foot building serves as a symbol of Greensburg's vitality and leadership in becoming a sustainable community where social, environmental, and economic concerns are held in balance. It houses the City's administrative offices and council chambers, and serves as a gathering place for town meetings and municipal court sessions. According to energy analysis modeling results, the new City Hall building is 38% more energy efficient than an ASHRAE-compliant building of the same size and shape. ENERGY EFFICIENCY FEATURES * A well-insulated building envelope with an

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INSTITUTIONALIZING SUSTAINABILITY: IMPLEMENTATION OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 13,514 AND ITS IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL, ECONOMIC, AND SOCIAL PERFORMANCE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY  

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This article describes the requirements of EO 13514, how PNNL has implemented this mandate and how it has affected the Sustainability Program at PNNL, and makes recommendations about the EO as an effective framework for setting sustainability policy and programs at other institutions.

Widder, Sarah H.

2013-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

413

Building and Fire Publications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... linearly with the wind speed. The energy associated with each of the 25 buildings was then summed to estimate the national energy cost of air ...

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Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building Replacement Project at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

APPENDIX A ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS METHODOLOGIES This appendix briefly describes the methods used to assess the potential direct, indirect, and cumulative effects of the alternatives in this Environmental Impact Statement for the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building Replacement Project at Los Alamos National Laboratory (CMRR EIS). Included are impact assessment methods for land use and visual resources, site infrastructure, air quality, noise, geology and soils, surface and groundwater, water quality, ecological resources, cultural and paleontological resources, socioeconomics, waste management and pollution prevention, and cumulative impacts. Each section includes descriptions of the affected resources, region of influence, and impact assessment methods. Descriptions of the

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Performance Metrics for Commercial Buildings  

SciTech Connect

Commercial building owners and operators have requested a standard set of key performance metrics to provide a systematic way to evaluate the performance of their buildings. The performance metrics included in this document provide standard metrics for the energy, water, operations and maintenance, indoor environmental quality, purchasing, waste and recycling and transportation impact of their building. The metrics can be used for comparative performance analysis between existing buildings and industry standards to clarify the impact of sustainably designed and operated buildings.

Fowler, Kimberly M.; Wang, Na; Romero, Rachel L.; Deru, Michael P.

2010-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

416

FINAL REPORT INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION SURVEY SUMMARY AND RESULTS FOR THE ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY BUILDING 330 PROJECT FOOTPRINT, ARGONNE, ILLINOIS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

ORISE conducted onsite verification activities of the Building 330 project footprint during the period of June 6 through June 7, 2011. The verification activities included technical reviews of project documents, visual inspections, radiation surface scans, and sampling and analysis. The draft verification report was issued in July 2011 with findings and recommendations. The contractor performed additional evaluations and remediation.

ERIKA N. BAILEY

2012-02-29T23:59:59.000Z

417

National Renewable Energy Laboratory 2005 Research Review  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Science and technology are at the heart of everything we do at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, as we pursue innovative, robust, and sustainable ways to produce energy--and as we seek to understand and illuminate the physics, chemistry, biology, and engineering behind alternative energy technologies. This year's Research Review highlights the Lab's work in the areas of alternatives fuels and vehicles, high-performing commercial buildings, and high-efficiency inverted, semi-mismatched solar cells.

Brown, H.; Gwinner, D.; Miller, M.; Pitchford, P.

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Building Energy Codes Collaborative Technical Assistance for States  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Codes Collaborative Codes Collaborative Technical Assistance for States Chris Wagner National Association of State Energy Officials cwagner@naseo.org; 703.299.8800 x 12 April 2, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Problem Statement * States are committed to adopting model energy codes and developing programs to promote and measure compliance. However, many states have limited on- going funding sources to make these activities sustainable.

419

Building Energy Codes Collaborative Technical Assistance for States  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Codes Collaborative Codes Collaborative Technical Assistance for States Chris Wagner National Association of State Energy Officials cwagner@naseo.org; 703.299.8800 x 12 April 2, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Problem Statement * States are committed to adopting model energy codes and developing programs to promote and measure compliance. However, many states have limited on- going funding sources to make these activities sustainable.

420

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Home Page  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites

Sustainability Analysis Technology Systems Analysis SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Solar Wind Geothermal Water Electricity Integration Buildings Biomass Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Vehicles &...

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421

DSM Electricity Savings Potential in the Buildings Sector in...  

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Buildings Simulation Tools Sustainable Federal Operations Windows and Daylighting Electricity Grid Demand Response Distributed Energy Electricity Reliability Energy Analysis...

422

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Tools by Subjects  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Energy Simulation Load Calculation Renewable Energy Retrofit Analysis SustainabilityGreen Buildings Codes & Standards Materials, Components, Equipment, & Systems Other...

423

Contemporary Strategies for Sustainable Design  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This exploratory research examined the degree of adoption and impact of the concepts of Building Information Model (BIM), Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Integrated Design Process (IDP) and Building Energy Simulation (BES) on the design processes of advanced architectural firms when executing sustainable design. Six offices identified by the press for a strong commitment to sustainable design and influence in the design of high performance buildings were selected as cases. In semi-standardized interviews, these firms presented their perceptions of the influence of BIM, BES, and IPD/IDP. The results show that a generalization of sustainable design processes is possible. A design process for sustainability (DEPROSU) model was created by collecting best practices from data gathered from the interviews and the critical literature review. Secondary contributions show that BIM, IDP/IPD and BES have a synergistic effect in sustainable design methods, and that the human resource profile from these firms has evolved towards multi-skilled professionals knowledgeable in BES, BIM, parametric design, sustainability and construction processes. This research provides evidence of commonalities found in the design processes of the selected firms. These commonalities, which have been represented in the DEPROSU model, can potentially be validated as protocols or standards for sustainable design, providing architectural design practices with concrete patterns for improvement and or validation of their design methods.

Farias, Francisco

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Preventing Building-Related Symptom Complaints in Office Buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 Preventing Building-Related Symptom Complaints in Office Buildings Mark J. Mendell1* , Terry; 4 CH2M Hill; 5 Indoor Environmental Engineering; 6 Environmental Building Sciences, Inc.; 7 National practical strategies for preventing building- related symptoms in office buildings, based on the experience

Diamond, Richard

426

Scotts Valley Energy Office and Human Capacity Building that will provide energy-efficiency services and develop sustainable renewable energy projects.  

SciTech Connect

The primary goal of this project is to develop a Scotts Valley Energy Development Office (SVEDO). This office will further support the mission of the Tribe's existing leadership position as the DOE Tribal Multi-County Weatherization Energy Program (TMCWEP) in creating jobs and providing tribal homes and buildings with weatherization assistance to increase energy efficiency, occupant comfort and improved indoor air quality. This office will also spearhead efforts to move the Tribe towards its further strategic energy goals of implementing renewable energy systems through specific training, resource evaluation, feasibility planning, and implementation. Human capacity building and continuing operations are two key elements of the SVEDO objectives. Therefore, the project will 1) train and employ additional Tribal members in energy efficiency, conservation and renewable resource analyses and implementation; 2) purchase materials and equipment required to implement the strategic priorities as developed by the Scotts Valley Tribe which specifically include implementing energy conservation measures and alternative energy strategies to reduce energy costs for the Tribe and its members; and 3) obtain a dedicated office and storage space for ongoing SVEDO operations.

Anderson, Temashio [Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians

2013-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

427

Scotts Valley Energy Office and Human Capacity Building that will provide energy-efficiency services and develop sustainable renewable energy projects.  

SciTech Connect

The primary goal of this project is to develop a Scotts Valley Energy Development Office (SVEDO). This office will further support the mission of the Tribe's existing leadership position as the DOE Tribal Multi-County Weatherization Energy Program (TMCWEP) in creating jobs and providing tribal homes and buildings with weatherization assistance to increase energy efficiency, occupant comfort and improved indoor air quality. This office will also spearhead efforts to move the Tribe towards its further strategic energy goals of implementing renewable energy systems through specific training, resource evaluation, feasibility planning, and implementation. Human capacity building and continuing operations are two key elements of the SVEDO objectives. Therefore, the project will 1) train and employ additional Tribal members in energy efficiency, conservation and renewable resource analyses and implementation; 2) purchase materials and equipment required to implement the strategic priorities as developed by the Scotts Valley Tribe which specifically include implementing energy conservation measures and alternative energy strategies to reduce energy costs for the Tribe and its members; and 3) obtain a dedicated office and storage space for ongoing SVEDO operations.

Anderson, Temashio [Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians

2013-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

428

Commercial Buildings Consortium  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Commercial Buildings Consortium Commercial Buildings Consortium Sandy Fazeli National Association of State Energy Officials sfazeli@naseo.org; 703-299-8800 ext. 17 April 2, 2013 Supporting Consortium for the U.S. Department of Energy Net-Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Initiative 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Problem Statement: * Many energy savings opportunities in commercial buildings remain untapped, underserved by the conventional "invest-design-build- operate" approach * The commercial buildings sector is siloed, with limited coordination

429

National program plan for research and development in solar heating and cooling for building, agricultural, and industrial applications  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The main feature of the directed program is the focus on specific approaches, called paths, to the application of solar energy. A path is the linking of a method of energy collection or rejection with a particular application. Eleven such paths are identified for building applications and eleven for agricultural and industrial process applications. Here, an overview is given of the program plan. The 11 paths to the solar heating and cooling of buildings and the 11 paths for agricultural and industrial process applications are described. Brief descriptions of these tasks and of the non-engineering tasks are included. The importance of each non-engineering task to the overall R and D program is indicated. (MHR)

Not Available

1978-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Environmental and cultural sustainability In the built environment : an evaluation of LEED for historic preservation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Preservation of buildings is an important process for both cultural and environmental sustainability. Buildings are frequently demolished and rebuilt long before necessitated by structural or material deterioration, wasting ...

Ferriss, Lori (Lori E.)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION OF THE CENTRAL CAMPUS AND SOUTHEAST LABORATORY COMPLEX BUILDING SLABS AT OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY, OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE  

SciTech Connect

Oak Ridge Associated Universities/Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORAU/ORISE) has completed the independent verification survey of the Central Campus and Southeast Lab Complex Building Slabs. The results of this effort are provided. The objective of this verification survey was to provide independent review and field assessment of remediation actions conducted by SEC, and to independently assess whether the final radiological condition of the slabs met the release guidelines.

Weaver, Phyllis C.

2012-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

432

Authorized limits for disposal of PCB capacitors from Buildings 361 and 391 at Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report contains data and analyses to support the approval of authorized release limits for the clearance from radiological control of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) capacitors in Buildings 361 and 391 at Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois. These capacitors contain PCB oil that must be treated and disposed of as hazardous waste under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). However, they had been located in radiological control areas where the potential for neutron activation existed; therefore, direct release of these capacitors to a commercial facility for PCB treatment and landfill disposal is not allowable unless authorized release has been approved. Radiological characterization found no loose contamination on the exterior surface of the PCB capacitors; gamma spectroscopy analysis also showed the radioactivity levels of the capacitors were either at or slightly above ambient background levels. As such, conservative assumptions were used to expedite the analyses conducted to evaluate the potential radiation exposures of workers and the general public resulting from authorized release of the capacitors; for example, the maximum averaged radioactivity levels measured for capacitors nearest to the beam lines were assumed for the entire batch of capacitors. This approach overestimated the total activity of individual radionuclide identified in radiological characterization by a factor ranging from 1.4 to 640. On the basis of this conservative assumption, the capacitors were assumed to be shipped from Argonne to the Clean Harbors facility, located in Deer Park, Texas, for incineration and disposal. The Clean Harbors facility is a state-permitted TSCA facility for treatment and disposal of hazardous materials. At this facility, the capacitors are to be shredded and incinerated with the resulting incineration residue buried in a nearby landfill owned by the company. A variety of receptors that have the potential of receiving radiation exposures were analyzed. Based on the dose assessment results, it is indicated that, if the disposition activities are completed within a year, the maximum individual dose would be about 0.021 mrem/yr, which is about 0.02% of the primary dose limit of 100 mrem/yr set by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for members of the public. The maximum individual dose was associated with a conservative and unlikely scenario involving a hypothetical farmer who intruded the landfill area to set up a subsistence living above the disposal area 30 years after burial of the incineration residue. Potential collective dose for worker and the general public combined was estimated to be less than 4 x 10{sup -4} person-rem/yr, about 0.004% of the DOE authorized release objective of 10 person-rem/yr for collective exposure. In reality, the actual radiation doses incurred by workers and the general public are expected to be at least two orders of magnitude lower than the estimated values. To follow the ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) principle of reducing potential radiation exposures associated with authorized release of the PCB capacitors, a dose constraint of 1 mrem/yr, corresponding to a small fraction of the 25 mrem/yr limit set by DOE, was initially used as a reference to derive the authorized release limits. On the basis of the dose assessment results, the following authorized release limits are proposed - 0.6 pCi/g for Mn-54, 0.6 pCi/g for Na-22, 0.1 pCi/g for Co-57, and 2.3 pCi/g for Co-60, with a corresponding maximum individual dose of 0.21 mrem/yr. This maximum dose, about 0.2% of the DOE primary dose limit of 100 mrem/yr for members of the public from all sources and exposure pathways, was then selected as the final dose constraint for releasing the PCB capacitors through the authorized process. The proposed authorized release limits would satisfy the DOE requirements for the release of non-real properties to a commercial treatment and disposal facility. In addition, due to the relatively short half-lives (< 5.27 years) of radionuclides of concern, there will be no long-term buil

Cheng, J.-J.; Chen, S.-Y.; Environmental Science Division

2009-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

433

Sustainability Watch  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This months Sustainability Watch column was provided by Marguerite Torrey, inform technical projects editor. Following is her summary of the hot topic on sustainable technologies presented on Tuesday, May 3, at the 102nd AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo. Sustai

434

CBECS Buildings Characteristics --Revised Tables  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Buildings Use Tables Buildings Use Tables (24 pages, 129 kb) CONTENTS PAGES Table 12. Employment Size Category, Number of Buildings, 1995 Table 13. Employment Size Category, Floorspace, 1995 Table 14. Weekly Operating Hours, Number of Buildings, 1995 Table 15. Weekly Operating Hours, Floorspace, 1995 Table 16. Occupancy of Nongovernment-Owned and Government-Owned Buildings, Number of Buildings, 1995 Table 17. Occupancy of Nongovernment-Owned and Government-Owned Buildings, Floorspace, 1995 These data are from the 1995 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), a national probability sample survey of commercial buildings sponsored by the Energy Information Administration, that provides information on the use of energy in commercial buildings in the

435

Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard for Affordable Housing |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard for Affordable Housing Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard for Affordable Housing Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard for Affordable Housing < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Appliances & Electronics Construction Design & Remodeling Ventilation Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Solar Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider Housing Trust Fund The Washington State Department of Commerce created the Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard, a set of green building criteria that is required for any affordable housing project applying for state funds

436

The Sustainable Hydrogen Economy  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Identifying and building a sustainable energy system is perhaps one of the most critical issues that today's society must address. Replacing our current energy carrier mix with a sustainable fuel is one of the key pieces in that system. Hydrogen as an energy carrier, primarily derived from water, can address issues of sustainability, environmental emissions and energy security. The hydrogen economy then is the production of hydrogen, its distribution and utilization as an energy carrier. A key piece of this hydrogen economy is the fuel cell. A fuel cell converts the chemical energy in a fuel into low-voltage dc electricity and when using hydrogen as the fuel, the only emission is water vapor. While the basic understanding of fuel cell technology has been known since 1839, it has only been recently that fuel cells have shown their potential as an energy conversion device for both transportation and stationary applications. This talk will introduce the sustainable hydrogen economy and address some of the issues and barriers relating to its deployment as part of a sustainable energy system.

Turner, John (NREL)

2005-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

437

Opt-E-Plus Software for Commercial Building Optimization; Electricity...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

for Commercial Building Optimization Electricity, Resources, & Building Systems Integration National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado...

438

Source-Term and building-Wake Consequence Modeling for the Godiva IV Reactor at Los Alamos National Laboratory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The objectives of this work were to evaluate the consequences of a postulated accident to onsite security personnel stationed near the facility during operations of the Godiva IV critical assembly and to identify controls needed to protect these personnel in case of an extreme criticality excursion equivalent to the design-basis accident (DBA). This paper presents the methodology and results of the source-term calculations, building ventilation rates, air concentrations, and consequence calculations that were performed using a multidisciplinary approach with several phenomenology models. Identification of controls needed to mitigate the consequences to near-field receptors is discussed.

Letellier, B.C.; McClure, P.; Restrepo, L.

1999-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

439

Building Green in Greensburg: Kiowa County Courthouse  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This poster highlights energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable features of the renovated high-performing Kiowa County Courthouse building in Greensburg, Kansas.

440

Venice Sustainability Advisory Panel  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Venice Sustainability Advisory PanelFINAL REPORT Venice Sustainability Advisory Panel FinalInvestigator The Venice Sustainability Advisory Panel (

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Synthesis of national reports for Rio+20  

SciTech Connect

In the lead up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), which took place in Brazil in June 2012, there were numerous efforts in countries around the world to help governments, civil society organizations and individuals prepare for the event. One of the more significant efforts led by UNDP in collaboration with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) was a support programme to 72 countries across all regions to build a consensus on national views around the themes and objectives of the Rio+20 Conference. This report highlights significant advances in sustainable development from almost 60 country reports and underscores the challenges and bottlenecks to moving beyond the economic-led growth strategies of the past 20 years.

2013-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

442

New design concepts for energy-conserving buildings. Results of a national competition among students in schools of architecture  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The National Student Competition in Energy Conscious Design held among professional schools of architecture in 1976 is documented. Fifty-five schools participated, submitting 115 entries; twelve were chosen as finalists. Details are presented on the twelve winning designs and excerpts from the remaining 103 entries are published. (MCW)

None

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

In Search of Sustainability  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Review: In Search of Sustainability By Jenny Goldie, Boband Bryan Furnass. In Search of Sustainability. Collingwood,in sustainability. In Search of Sustainability opens with an

Hamilton-Smith, Elery

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Energy conservation opportunities in small commercial buildings  

SciTech Connect

As part of a joint project between Duke Power Co. and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), a study was performed to determine the energy savings potential of small commercial buildings, located in the Duke Power service territory. This relatively untouched portion of the commercial sector has the potential for reducing energy consumption by 13% - 25%, which corresponds to a reduction in average annual operating costs of $500 - $1000 per building. A database of over sixty customers was used to target five buildings with unusually high levels of energy consumption and/or peak demand. Conservation measures in these buildings were selected on the basis of cost-effectiveness and relative non-intrusiveness on the occupants. Together, ORNL and Duke Power representatives worked on data analysis, site-audits, and measure recommendations. Duke Power supplied hourly and monthly utility data, customer survey information and participated in site-audits. ORNL analyzed the data, developed targeting indices, performed site-audits and corresponding first-order energy simulations on candidate buildings, and recommended individualized conservation retrofits. For the five buildings examined, retrofits including lighting, controls, and HVAC systems accounted for a total reduction in consumption of 32%, and in peak demand of 22%. In addition, the study emphasizes the importance of continuous attention to the operating conditions of HVAC equipment and controls, in order to ensure long-term sustainability of these energy savings.

Abraham, M.M.; MacDonald, J.M.

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Federal Energy Management Program: Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable  

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Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable Buildings Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainable Buildings To help facility managers make sound decisions, FEMP provides guidance and resources on applying life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of energy and water efficiency investments. Federal Requirements Life cycle cost (LCC) rules are promulgated in 10 CFR 436 A, Life Cycle Cost Methodology and Procedures and conforms to requirements in the National Energy Conservation Policy Act and subsequent energy conservation legislation as well as Executive Order 13423. The LCC guidance and materials provided here assume discount rates and energy price projections (TXT 17 KB) determined annually by FEMP and the Energy Information Administration. Building Life Cycle Cost Software FEMP's Building Life Cycle Cost (BLCC) software can help you calculate life cycle costs, net savings, savings-to-investment ratio, internal rate of return, and payback period for Federal energy and water conservation projects funded by agencies or alternatively financed. BLCC also estimates emissions and emission reductions. An energy escalation rate calculator (EERC) computes an average escalation rate for energy savings performance contracts when payments are based on energy cost savings.

446

Sustainable Rural Energy Development in Brazil  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Under the Luz Para Todos ('Lights for All') Program, the Government of Brazil (GOB) seeks to provide basic electricity services to all its citizens by 2008. An estimated 2.5 million rural households (over 12 million Brazilians) currently lack electric service, with approximately 80% of them located in rural areas. Since many of these households are too geographically isolated to be connected to the national grid, they will receive distributed energy systems, and the government hopes to maximize the use of local renewable resources to service them. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is working with the GOB and a variety of local partners to identify and implement sustainable off-grid solutions to meet Brazil's rural energy needs. Focused in the Amazon region, these collaborative activities are, on one hand, using field-based activities to build local technical capacity and design replicable models for rural energy development, while on the other hand helping to develop the institutional structures that will be necessary to sustain distributed renewable energy development on a large-scale in Brazil.

Ghandour, A.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Cost and benefit of energy efficient buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A common misconception among developers and policy-makers is that "sustainable buildings" may not be financially justified. However, this report strives to show that building green is cost-effective and does make financial ...

Zhang, Wenying, S.B. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

FY 2009 National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Annual Report: A Year of Energy Transformation  

SciTech Connect

This FY2009 Annual Report surveys the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) accomplishments in renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development, commercialization and deployment of technologies, and strategic energy analysis. It offers NREL's vision and progress in building a clean, sustainable research campus and reports on community involvement.

Not Available

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

FY 2009 National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Annual Report: A Year of Energy Transformation  

SciTech Connect

This FY2009 Annual Report surveys the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) accomplishments in renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development, commercialization and deployment of technologies, and strategic energy analysis. It offers NREL's vision and progress in building a clean, sustainable research campus and reports on community involvement.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change for Sustainability  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Institutional Institutional Change for Sustainability to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change for Sustainability on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change for Sustainability on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change for Sustainability on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change for Sustainability on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change for Sustainability on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Institutional Change for Sustainability on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses Operations & Maintenance Greenhouse Gases Water Efficiency Data Center Energy Efficiency

451

Planning for a Sustainable Future of the Cincinnati Union Terminal  

SciTech Connect

The Cincinnati Museum Center invited a number of local stakeholders, political leaders, nationally and internationally recognized design professionals and the Design Team, that has been engaged to help shape the future of this remarkable resource, to work together in a Workshop that would begin to shape a truly sustainable future for both the Museum and its home, the Union Terminal, one of the most significant buildings in America. This report summarizes and highlights the discussions that took place during the Workshop and presents recommendations for shaping a direction and a framework for the future.

None

2012-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

452

Toward a National Plan for the Accelerated Commercialization of Solar Energy: residential/commercial buildings market sector workbook  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This workbook contains preliminary data and assumptions used during the preparation of inputs to a National Plan for the Accelerated Commercialization of Solar Energy (NPAC). The workbook indicates the market potential, competitive position, market penetration, and technological characteristics of solar technologies for this market sector over the next twenty years. The workbook also presents projections of the mix of solar technologies by US Census Regions. In some cases, data have been aggregated to the national level. Emphasis of the workbook is on a mid-price fuel scenario, Option II, that meets about a 20% solar goal by the year 2000. The energy demand for the mid-price scenario is projected at 115 quads in the year 2000. The workbook, prepared in April 1979, represents government policies and programs anticipated at that time.

Taul, Jr., J. W.; de Jong, D. L.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Notice of proposed rulemaking, Energy Efficiency and Sustainable...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

rulemaking, Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Design Standards for New Federal Buildings, 75 Fed. Reg. 29,933 (May 28, 2010) Notice of proposed rulemaking, Energy Efficiency...

454

Materials Sustainability: Digital Resource Center - The Real Deal ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jul 3, 2008 ... Joined: 11/14/2007. This article by Christopher Hewitt of AISC describes measuring the sustainability of a steel-framed building and maximizing...

455

Evaluation of closure alternatives for the Building 3001 Storage Canal at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Bldg. 3001 Storage Canal at ORNL is leaking approximately 400 gal of water per day. This report presents the Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) Team's evaluation of plans and presents recommendations for interim closure alternatives to stop the release of radionuclides and potential release of heavy metals into the environment. This is a conceptual evaluation and does not include detailed engineering of physical mitigation methods. The alternatives address only interim closure measures and not final decommissioning of the canal.

Not Available

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Guidelines Establishing Criteria for Excluding Buildings from the Energy Performance Requirements of Section 543 of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act as Amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Guidelines Establishing Criteria for Excluding Buildings Guidelines Establishing Criteria for Excluding Buildings from the Energy Performance Requirements of Section 543 of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act as Amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 January 27, 2006 These guidelines and accompanying criteria fulfill the requirement under Section 543(c)(3) of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (NECPA) as amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT). Section 543(c)(3) states that the Secretary of Energy shall issue guidelines that establish criteria for exclusions from the energy performance requirement for a fiscal year, any Federal building or collection of Federal buildings, within the statutory framework provided by the law. The purpose of these guidelines is to clarify and explicate, as necessary, the statutory

457

Guidelines Establishing Criteria for Excluding Buildings from the Energy Performance Requirements of Section 543 of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act as Amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Guidelines Establishing Criteria for Excluding Buildings Guidelines Establishing Criteria for Excluding Buildings from the Energy Performance Requirements of Section 543 of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act as Amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 January 27, 2006 These guidelines and accompanying criteria fulfill the requirement under Section 543(c)(3) of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (NECPA) as amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT). Section 543(c)(3) states that the Secretary of Energy shall issue guidelines that establish criteria for exclusions from the energy performance requirement for a fiscal year, any Federal building or collection of Federal buildings, within the statutory framework provided by the law. The purpose of these guidelines is to clarify and explicate, as necessary, the statutory

458

City of Denver - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Denver - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Denver - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings City of Denver - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Solar Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Colorado Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Greenprint Denver Executive Order 123, signed in October 2007, established the Greenprint Denver Office and the Sustainability Policy for the city. The Sustainability Policy includes several goals and requirements meant to increase the sustainability of Denver by having the city government lead by

459

HAZWOPER project documents for demolition of the Waste Evaporator Facility, Building 3506, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

SciTech Connect

This document, in support of the Waste Evaporator Facility (WEF) demolition project and contains the Project Work Plan and the Project Health and Safety Plan for demolition and partial remediation actions by ATG at the Waste Evaporator Facility, Building 3506. Various activities will be conducted during the course of demolition, and this plan provides details on the work steps involved, the identification of hazards, and the health and safety practices necessary to mitigate these hazards. The objective of this document is to develop an approach for implementing demolition activities at the WEF. This approach is based on prior site characterization information and takes into account all of the known hazards at this facility. The Project Work Plan provides instructions and requirements for identified work steps that will be utilized during the performance of demolition, while the Health and Safety Plan addresses the radiological, hazardous material exposure, and industrial safety concerns that will be encountered.

NONE

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

1999 Commercial Buildings Characteristics--Principal Building Activities  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Principal Building Activities Principal Building Activities Principal Building Activities Three of the four activities that dominated commercial floorspace-office, warehouse and storage, and mercantile-dominated the distribution of buildings (Figure 1). Each of these three activity categories included more than 600,000 buildings, while no other building activity had more than a half-million buildings and only service buildings exceeded 350,000 buildings. Detailed tables Figure 1. Distribution of Buildings by Principal Building Activity, 1999 Figure 1. Distribution of Buildings by Principal Building Activity, 1999. If having trouble viewing this page, please contact the National Energy Information Center at (202) 586-8800. Energy Information Administration Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey

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Buildings Performance Database  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Buildings Performance DOE Buildings Performance Database Paul Mathew Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory pamathew@lbl.gov (510) 486 5116 April 3, 2013 Standard Data Spec API 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Problem Statement: * Large-scale high-quality empirical data on building energy performance is critical to support decision- making and increase confidence in energy efficiency investments. * While there are a many potential sources for such data,

462

Sustainable Scientists  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

thanks to extensive green and energy-efficient features, andenergy efficiency improvement programs (xxxviii) and their GreenGreen Grid alliance to address efficiency and sustainability issues (xxxvii). This group is exploring energy

Mills, Evan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Energy Efficient Buildings Hub  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Henry C. Foley Henry C. Foley April 3, 2013 Presentation at the U.S. DOE Building Technologies Office Peer Review Meeting Purpose and Objectives * Problem Statement - Building energy efficiency has not increased in recent decades compared to other sectors especially transportation - Building component technologies have become more energy efficient but buildings as a whole have not * Impact of Project - A 20% reduction in commercial building energy use could save the nation four quads of energy annually * Project Focus - This is more than a technological challenge; the technology needed to achieve a 10% reduction in building energy use exists - The Hub approach is to comprehensively and systematically address

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Building Distributed Energy Performance Optimization for China a Regional Analysis of Building Energy Costs and CO2 Emissions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Department of Energy Commercial Reference Building Models ofthe National Building Stock. Golden, Colorado: Nationaland Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Program, of the

Feng, Wei

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

EIS-0350-S1: Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Nuclear Facility Portion of the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building Replacement Project at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This Supplemental EIS evaluates the completion of the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building Replacement (CMRR) Project, which consists of constructing the nuclear facility portion (CMRR-NF) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The CMRR Project provides the analytical chemistry and materials characterization capabilities currently or previously performed in the existing Chemistry and Metallurgy Research (CMR) Building. Because of recent detailed site geotechnical investigations, certain aspects of the CMRR-NR project have changed resulting in change to the environmental impacts.

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DOE/EA-1295: Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Decontamination and Decommissioning of Building 301 Hot Cell Facility at Argonne National Laboratory (09/00)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

95 95 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT PROPOSED DECONTAMINATION AND DECOMMISSIONING OF BUILDING 301 HOT CELL FACILITY AT ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY U. S. Department Of Energy Chicago Operations Office September, 2000 ii TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF TABLES iv LIST OF FIGURES iv ACRONYMS v 1.0 BACKGROUND 1 1.1 Facility Description and History 1 1.2 Current Status 7 2.0 PURPOSE AND NEED 7 3.0 DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSED ACTION AND NO ACTION ALTERNATIVE 8 3.1 The Proposed Action 8 3.2 No Action Alternative 10 4.0 THE AFFECTED ENVIRONMENT 11 4.1 Site Description 11 4.2 Cultural Resources 11 4.2.1 Archaeological Sites 11 4.2.2 Historical Structures and Objects 11 4.3 Air Quality 11 5.0 ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES OF THE PROPOSED ACTION 12 5.1 Environmental Impacts of Decontamination and Demolition 12 5.1.1 Sensitive Resources

467

1999 Commercial Buildings Characteristics--Building Size  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Size of Buildings Size of Buildings Size of Buildings The 1999 CBECS estimated that 2,348,000 commercial buildings, or just over half (50.4 percent) of total buildings, were found in the smallest building size category (1,001 to 5,000 square feet) (Figure 1). Only 7,000 buildings occupied the largest size category (over 500,000 square feet). Detailed tables Figure 1. Distribution of Buildings by Size of Building, 1999 Figure 1. Distribution of Buildings by Size of Building, 1999. If having trouble viewing this page, please contact the National Energy Information Center at (202) 586-8800. Energy Information Administration Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey The middle size categories (10,001 to 100,000 square feet) had relatively more floorspace per category than smaller or larger size categories (Figure 2). The greatest amount of floorspace, about 11,153,000 square feet (or 17 percent of total floorspace) was found in the 10,001 to 25,000 square feet category. Figure 2. Distribution of Floorspace by Size of Building, 1999

468

Building Energy-Efficiency: Best Practice Policies and Policy Packages  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Extended Summary Extended Summary Mark Levine, Stephane de la Rue de Can, Nina Zheng, Christopher Williams Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Jennifer Amann American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy Dan Staniaszek Sustainability Consulting Ltd. October 2012 This work was supported by the Global Building Performance Network of ClimateWorks Foundation through the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02- 05CH11231. ERNEST ORLANDO LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY LBNL-6006E BEE Best Practice Policies and Policy Packages (Extended Summary) Disclaimer 2 Disclaimer This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While

469

Sustainable Electricity | Clean Energy | ORNL  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Transportation Transportation Clean Energy Home | Science & Discovery | Clean Energy | Research Areas | Sustainable Electricity SHARE Sustainable Electricity Outdoor power line accelerated testing. Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Energy Efficiency and Electricity Technologies Program develops technologies to create a cleaner environment, a stronger economy, and a more secure future for our nation. The Program is committed to expanding energy resource options and to improving efficiency in every element of energy production and use, and to ensuring a reliable and secure grid that fully integrates central generation with distributed resources, manages power flows, facilitates recovery from disruptions to the energy supply, and meets the nation's need for increasing electric

470

Sustainable Biomass Supply Systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) aims to displace 30% of the 2004 gasoline use (60 billion gal/yr) with biofuels by 2030 as outlined in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which will require 700 million tons of biomass to be sustainably delivered to biorefineries annually. Lignocellulosic biomass will make an important contribution towards meeting DOEs ethanol production goals. For the biofuels industry to be an economically viable enterprise, the feedstock supply system (i.e., moving the biomass from the field to the refinery) cannot contribute more that 30% of the total cost of the biofuel production. The Idaho National Laboratory in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of California, Davis and Kansas State University are developing a set of tools for identifying economical, sustainable feedstocks on a regional basis based on biorefinery siting.

Erin Searcy; Dave Muth; Erin Wilkerson; Shahab Sokansanj; Bryan Jenkins; Peter Titman; Nathan Parker; Quinn Hart; Richard Nelson

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Comprehensive work plan for Building 3001 storage canal at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Comprehensive Work Plan describes the method of accomplishment to replace the shielding protection of the water in the canal with a controlled low strength material (CLSM) 4. The canal was used during the operation of the Oak Ridge Graphite Reactor in the 1940s and 1950s to transport spent fuel slugs and irradiated test materials from the reactor, under water to the hot cell in Building 3019 for further processing, packaging, and handling. After the reactor was shut down, the canal was used until 1990 to store some irradiated materials until they could be transferred to a Solid Waste Storage Area. This task has the following objectives and components: (1) minimize potential future risk to human health and the environment; (2) reduce surveillance and maintenance cost of the canal; (3) perform site preparation activities; (4) replace the water in the canal with a solid CLSM; (5) pump the water to the Process Waste Treatment System (PWTS) for further processing at the same rate that the CLSM is pumped under the water; (6) remove the water using a process that will protect the workers and the public in the visitors area from contamination while the CLSM is being pumped underneath the water; (7) painting a protective coating material over the CLSM after the CLSM has cured.

NONE

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Sustainable Polymers Staff  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sustainable Polymers Staff Directory. Kathryn Beers, Group Leader. ... Contact. Sustainable Polymers Kathryn L. Beers, Group Leader. ...

2013-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

473

Topic: Sustainable Manufacturing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Project. Sustainable Manufacturing Program. Sustainability Characterization for Product Assembly Processes Project. Testbed ...

2012-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

474

Sustainable Development Strategy for South Asia | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Name Sustainable Development Strategy for South Asia Agency/Company /Organization AIT-UNEP Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific Sector Energy, Land Topics Implementation, Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Resource Type Guide/manual Website http://www.rrcap.unep.org/nsds Country Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka UN Region South-Eastern Asia References AIT-UNEP RRC.AP[1] Purpose "This document is expected to provide the strategic direction for the pursuit of sustainable development in the SAS. It is important to note that this document addresses the issues at the sub-regional level, building upon national level issues and policies but particularly addressing those transcending and common to the countries in the SAS. It is expected that

475

Building Technologies Office: Building America Meetings  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Meetings Meetings Photo of people watching a presentation on a screen; the foreground shows a person's hands taking notes on a notepad. The Department of Energy's (DOE) Building America program hosts open meetings and webinars for industry partners and stakeholders that provide a forum to exchange information about various aspects of residential building research. Upcoming Meetings Past Technical and Stakeholder Meetings Webinars Expert Meetings Upcoming Meetings There are no Building America meetings scheduled at this time. Please subscribe to Building America news and updates to receive notification of future meetings. Past Technical and Stakeholder Meetings Building America 2013 Technical Update Meeting: April 2013 This meeting showcased world-class building science research for high performance homes in a dynamic new format. Researchers from Building America teams and national laboratories presented on key issues that must be resolved to deliver homes that reduce whole house energy use by 30%-50%. View the presentations.

476

Y-12 Site Sustainability Plan  

SciTech Connect

This plan addresses: Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Comprehensive Greenhouse Gas Inventory; Buildings, ESPC Initiative Schedule, and Regional and Local Planning; Fleet Management; Water Use Efficiency and Management; Pollution Prevention and Waste Reduction; Sustainable Acquisition; Electronic Stewardship and Data Centers; Renewable Energy; Climate Change; and Budget and Funding.

none,; Erhart, S C; Spencer, C G

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Quantifying National Energy Savings Potential of Lighting Controls...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Energy Efficiency Program and Market Trends High Technology and Industrial Buildings Lighting Systems Residential Buildings Simulation Tools Sustainable Federal Operations Windows...

478

Organizational Sustainability - A New Direction for DOE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Organizational Sustainability: A New Direction for DOE Office of Health, Safety and Security * Issues Facing the Nation * How DOE Fits in the Resolution of these Issues * Problems Impacting DOE's Ability to Resolve Issues * Definition of Sustainability * Intent of Sustainability Pilot Study * Economic Vitality as the Nation's Foundation Discussion Topics Introduction The vitality of the nation's economy forms the foundation of our high quality of life, our national security, and the hope that future generations will inherit ever-greater opportunities. That vitality is derived largely from the productivity of well-trained people and the steady stream of scientific and technical innovations they produce. Without high-quality, knowledge-intensive careers and

479

Democratic Republic of Congo-Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Democratic Republic of Congo-Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions Democratic Republic of Congo-Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in the Congo Basin Jump to: navigation, search Name Democratic Republic of Congo-Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in the Congo Basin Agency/Company /Organization Environment Canada, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Forestry, Greenhouse Gas, Grid Assessment and Integration, Industry, Land Use, Offsets and Certificates, Transportation Topics Adaptation, Background analysis, Baseline projection, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, -NAMA, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs

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Burundi-Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in the Congo  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Burundi-Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in the Congo Burundi-Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in the Congo Basin Jump to: navigation, search Name Burundi-Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in the Congo Basin Agency/Company /Organization Environment Canada, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Forestry, Greenhouse Gas, Grid Assessment and Integration, Industry, Land Use, Offsets and Certificates, Transportation Topics Adaptation, Background analysis, Baseline projection, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, -NAMA, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs Program Start 2012 Program End 2013 Country Burundia

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