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The Green Building Initiative | Open Energy Information  

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Initiative Jump to: navigation, search Name The Green Building Initiative Place Portland, Oregon Zip 97201 Product The Green Building Initiative works with builders and their...

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King County - Green Building Initiative (Washington) | Department of Energy  

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

King County - Green Building Initiative (Washington) King County - Green Building Initiative (Washington) King County - Green Building Initiative (Washington) < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider King County Solid Waste Division The King County Green Building Initiative started in 2001, and was included in the King Code Code with the Green Building and Sustainable Development Ordinance in 2008. The ordinance requires that all county-owned facilities and financial capital projects be built to LEED Gold standards, including new construction, major renovations, and projects using alternative funding. Major renovations are defined in the statutes as work that affects

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Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™) 2.0 PURPOSE: The Green Building Initiative establishes Executive Policy to encourage  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and promote the use of green building practices in all buildings the County constructs, remodels, and renovates. The Initiative directs Offices and Departments to incorporate or support the use of LEED ™ methods and techniques into construction of facilities; and establishes a Green Building Team to educate and guide Departments in green building practices.

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2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Initiatives and Contracting  

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

GSA Is Now Training Contracting GSA Is Now Training Contracting Officers In Green Purchasing Green Purchasing for the Federal Acquisition Work Force * introduction to the federal green purchasing program * assists learners with identifying green products * discusses factors that shape federal green purchasing initiatives https://cae.gsa.gov 2 "There's some challenges here" "Environmental Aisle" in the GSA Advantage electronic-purchasing website for federal buyers to find green products Environmental Protection Agency provides regular updates on EPA- approved "environmentally preferable" products. 3 GSA Designations for Green Products * Building Construction * Traffic Control * Landscaping * Roadway Construction * Building Interior *

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The Economics of Green Building  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Even among green buildings, increased energy efficiency isof total returns to energy efficient and green constructionof Energy and Indoor Environment Quality in Green Buildings:

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

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Massachusetts' Green Buildings Program  

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Berkeley Pagination 8 Date Published 092002 Abstract Green buildings can provide a niche market for renewable energy technologies. Specifically, renewable energy technologies may...

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Green Buildings and the Green Development Process  

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Office EETD Safety Program Development Contact Us Department Contacts Media Contacts Green Buildings and the Green Development Process Speaker(s): David Gottfried Date:...

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The Economics of Green Building  

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333-49. Kotchen, Matthew J. "Green Markets and the Privateof Chartered Surveyors. "Green Value," London: RICS, 2005.Environment Quality in Green Buildings: A Review," National

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

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Economics of Green Building  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

returns to the investments in green buildings. Section Vproperty investments; the economic premium to green buildinggreen buildings relative to those of comparable high quality property investments,

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

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hayward's Green Building Ordinance  

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Please accept on behalf of the City of Hayward this request for California Energy Commission (CEe) review and approval of Hayward's Green Building Ordinance.and related energy cost effectiveness study, which will mandate exceeding the 2008 Energy Code standards. As we have discussed previously, Hayward adopted a Green Building Ordinance last fall (see attached Tab 1). The Ordinance requires that new construction and non-residential development exceeding 1,000 square feet comply with the City's green building ordinance standards (described below), if a permit application is submitted for such developments after August 1 of this year, or after the CEC and Building Standards Commission (BSe) approve such standards. Hayward's ordinance indicates that new residential development shall be GreenPaint Rated, meaning achieving energy efficiency at least 15 % above State standards. Build It Green staff, who oversee the GreenPaint Rated program, have indicated that their new standards/guidelines will require projects Rated to exceed 2008 State energy efficiency standards by at least 15 % in order to be GreenPoint Rated. Their current standards require exceeding 2005 State energy efficiency standards by at least 15%. For non-residential development, certain standards related to energy efficiency need to be met in one of three ways: the lighting load for fixtures shall be reduced by at least 15 % below 2008 Title 24

Joe Loyer

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Economics of Green Building  

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trends in green building upon the private market for commercial office space. Investments improving the energy

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

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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 nation’s 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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Frederick County- Green Building Program  

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

Frederick County administers a green building program. It has two goals: (1) to ensure that County building projects implement strategies that enhance environmental performance and fiscal...

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Green Building- Efficient Life Cycle  

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Energy saving does not just apply to traffic, production or agriculture. Buildings are also contributing to the climate change. The focus here is on the energy they use and on their CO2 emissions. Each year, Siemens invests more than two billion euros in the appropriate research and development. For customers, this means that Siemens is already providing them with energy efficient solutions that save resources and reduce emissions. Siemens Real Estate (SRE) has taken on the task of ensuring that Siemens AG will become 20 percent more energy efficient by 2011, and it has turned an efficiency program for existing real estate, which has been in existence since 2005, into an integrated green building initiative. This initiative comprises the components “Sustainable Building Design”, “Life Cycle Cost Analysis”, “Green Building Certification” and “Natural Resources Management”. These components are deliberately arranged around the life cycle of the real estate concerned. This allows a different emphasis to be placed on the different questions in each project phase and each phase of a building’s life and for them to be answered in a targeted manner. “Sustainable Building Design” comes into effect during the tasking and preliminary planning phase of a building project; and, by providing a specially developed sustainability manual, it helps with the definition of target values and the drawing up of efficiency strategies for the planning of the building. The manual epitomizes, and sets out clearly, the attitude of SRE to all building-specific sustainability matters. In addition, it is used in the offering of rewards for project competitions. As a result, through a selection of different energy-efficiency measures that have been roughly conceived beforehand, the primary energy consumption can already be restricted in the project definition phase. “Life Cycle Cost Analysis” comes into effect when the blueprint for buildings is being drawn up. Up to now, when components and systems were being chosen, the main focus was usually on the investment costs involved. By using a cost tool developed specifically to meet the needs of the company, SRE will in future be able to estimate the component-specific utilization costs – such as cleaning, maintenance, and the use of energy – at an early planning stage. “Green Building Certification” is used in building projects during the planning and implementation phase, and it thus ensures the quality of the new real estate over the long term. Siemens is implementing the Green Building Program of the European Commission in new building projects and renovation work in EU countries. In all other countries that are not taking part in the EU Green Building Program, SRE uses certification in accordance with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). In the LEED certification, a transparent and easy-to-use catalog of criteria is employed to make an assessment of the use of energy and other aspects of sustainability, such as the selection of the plot of land, the efficient use of water, the quality of air within buildings, and the selection of materials. This ensures that a neutral and independent assessment is made of all new building and large-scale renovation projects. The action program “Natural Resources Management” rounds off the range of measures in the area of existing real estate. The aim of the program is to identify and highlight all latent efficiency potential in existing buildings. This includes, for instance, modernizing the control equipment used for the heating and ventilation systems. This entails replacing electrical power units with more efficient models, and retrofitting fans and pumps with frequency converters. Sixty buildings have now been inspected, and savings of almost eight million Euros have been achieved. The average payback period is less than two years. One example of this is an old Siemens building from the 1970s at the Munich-Perlach site. Through energy optimization, it has been possible to cu

Kohns, R.

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Arlington County - Green Building Incentive Program | Department...  

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

Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Savings Arlington County - Green Building Incentive Program Arlington County - Green Building Incentive Program...

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Doing Well by Doing Good? Green Office Buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to finance those green investments. However, the sources ofthe payoff from investment in green buildings needs to begreen buildings, this would enable investors to offset the higher initial investment

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

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Photovoltaics Fact Sheet Harvard Green Campus Initiative  

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at Harvard (the Science Center PV). They provide turnkey services under a design/build contract. Solar DesignSolar Glass Fact Sheet Harvard Green Campus Initiative What is Solar Glass? Solar glass is a type of thin-film or building-integrated photovoltaic (PV) panel. It incorporates amorphous silicon (a type

Paulsson, Johan

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City of Scottsdale - Green Building Policy for Public Buildings...  

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

Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Savings City of Scottsdale - Green Building Policy for Public Buildings City of Scottsdale - Green Building Policy for...

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Summary of Green Building Programs  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In early 2002, the National Association of Home Builders completed a census of residential green building programs across the United States to assess differences and similarities among programs. This report catalogs different ways that builders participate in residential green building programs.

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2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Cogeneration Fact Sheet Harvard Green Campus Initiative  

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Cogeneration Fact Sheet Harvard Green Campus Initiative What is Cogeneration? Cogeneration, (also% (a typical power plant has a 35% efficiency rate). Newer cogeneration microturbines al- low for cogeneration to be used directly in residential and commercial buildings. CHP systems can run on various fu

Paulsson, Johan

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Green Transmission Efficiency Initiative  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As a consequence of escalating interest in the environment and climate changea national focus on energy efficiency, and growing electricity demandthe time is right to assess energy efficiency from both an end-use perspective as well as across the utility value chain, from generation, to transmission, to distribution. The reduction of our carbon footprint and increasing the role of renewable energy are an important part of the strategy for the greening for electric energy supply. As a result, efficient po...

2009-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Occupant satisfaction with indoor environmental quality in green buildings  

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Environmental Quality in Green Buildings S. Abbaszadeh 1 ,quality survey in office buildings, comparing green withnon-green buildings. On average, occupants in green

Abbaszadeh, S.; Zagreus, Leah; Lehrer, D.; Huizenga, C

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Building Green in Greensburg: Business Incubator Building  

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

Business Incubator Building Business Incubator Building Completed in May 2009, the SunChips ® Business Incubator building not only achieved the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ® ) Platinum status with greater than 50% energy savings-it became the first LEED Platinum certified municipal building in Kansas. The 9,580-square-foot building features five street-level retail shops and nine second-level professional service offices. It provides an affordable, temporary home where businesses can grow over a period of several years before moving out on their own to make way for new start-up businesses. The building was funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Frito-Lay SunChips division, and actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

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Greening existing buildings with LEED-EB!  

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The market of existing office buildings is going green. While early adopters of green buildings were owner-occupiers, there is a current wave of nonowner-occupied office buildings seeking Leadership in Energy and Environmental ...

Dirksen, Tyson H

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Initiatives and Contracting  

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

Executive Order 13514 Executive Order 13514 § Reduce GHG emissions § Improve water use efficiency § Promote pollution prevention § Advance integrated planning § High performance sustainable buildings § Sustainable acquisition § Electronics stewardship § Sustain environmental management systems 2 GHG Data Collection 3 Waste Reduction Minimize waste and pollutants through source reduction. * Divert > 50% of solid waste by FY 2015. * Divert > 50% of C&D debris by FY 2015. * Increase diversion of compostable and organic material. * Reduce printing paper use. 4 Hazards Reduction Minimize quantity of toxic and hazardous chemicals and materials through: * Integrated pest management and other landscape management practices. * Increased use of alternative

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New York City - Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings |  

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

Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings New York City - Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Bioenergy Solar Windows, Doors, & Skylights Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State New York Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Mayor's Office of Operations In 2005 New York City passed a law (Local Law No. 86) making a variety of green building and energy efficiency requirements for municipal buildings and other projects funded with money from the city treasury. The building

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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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green building | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

reviews buildings technology comfort energy use facilities management green building LEED technologies usgbc Syndicate content 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot...

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The Economics of Green Building | ENERGY STAR  

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The Economics of Green Building Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction...

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Green buildings and ENERGY STAR | ENERGY STAR  

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

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San Bernardino County - Green Building Incentive | Department...  

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

County's http:www.sbcounty.govgreencountysbbuildersgreenbuilding.aspx Green Building program will receive accelerated plan review, priority inspections, design...

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Green Building Incentive | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Green Building Incentive Green Building Incentive Jump to: navigation, search Green buildings are designed and constructed using practices and materials that minimize the impacts of the building on the environment and on human health. Many cities and counties offer financial incentives to promote green building. The most common form of incentive is a reduction or waiver of a building permit fee. The U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a popular point-based certification program for green buildings. The LEED system awards points for site selection and development; material, energy and water efficiency; indoor air quality; innovation; and the application of renewable technologies. (Note that this category includes green building incentives

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Green Building Requirement | Department of Energy  

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

Green Building Requirement Green Building Requirement Green Building Requirement < Back Eligibility Commercial Schools State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Wind Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider District Department of the Environment The District of Columbia City Council enacted [http://dcclims1.dccouncil.us/images/00001/20061218152322.pdf B16-515] on December 5, 2006, establishing green building standards for public buildings and privately-owned commercial buildings of 50,000 square feet or

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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...

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Marin County - Green Building Requirements | Department of Energy  

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

Marin County - Green Building Requirements Marin County - Green Building Requirements Eligibility Commercial Construction Residential Savings For Heating & Cooling Home...

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Green Button Initiative | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Green Button Initiative Green Button Initiative Home Green Button Applications Description: Discuss topics related to Green Button Apps - energy providers are giving customers easy and secure online access to their personal energy use data. The Green Button program offers unique differences and improvements over previous data access for customers. First, is the availability of detailed energy use data. Utility customers are able to securely access their energy use data from the web. Second, is the offering of energy use data in a detailed and standardized format. Links: Green Button Apps on OpenEI Green Button App Description Green Button Initiative Details Apps Green Button Green Button Initiative Smart Grid Syndicate content 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load)

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Green Building Incentives | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Building Incentives Building Incentives Jump to: navigation, search Green buildings are designed and constructed using practices and materials that minimize the impacts of the building on the environment and on human health. Many cities and counties offer financial incentives to promote green building. The most common form of incentive is a reduction or waiver of a building permit fee. The U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a popular point-based certification program for green buildings. The LEED system awards points for site selection and development; material, energy and water efficiency; indoor air quality; innovation; and the application of renewable technologies. (Note that this category includes green building incentives

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Occupant satisfaction with indoor environmental quality in green buildings  

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national or local green building or energy efficiencyin Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Buildingrating green buildings in the US; Leadership in Energy and

Abbaszadeh, S.; Zagreus, Leah; Lehrer, D.; Huizenga, C

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Doing Well By Doing Good? Green Office Buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

as a finance those green investments. However, the sourcesthis context, the investment in green buildings could leadthe payoff from investment in green buildings needs to be

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

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Scottsdale- Green Building Policy for Public Buildings  

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

In 2005, Scottsdale approved a green building policy for new city buildings and remodels. The resolution requires all new, occupied city buildings of any size to be designed, contracted and built...

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Autodesk Green Building Studio  

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

Autodesk Green Building Studio Autodesk Green Building Studio Green Building Studio logo. Seamlessly links architectural building information models (BIM) and certain 3-D CAD building designs with energy, water, and carbon analysis. Autodesk Green Building Studio enables architects to quickly calculate the operational and energy implications of early design decisions. The Autodesk Green Building Studio web service automatically generates geometrically accurate, detailed input files for major energy simulation programs. Green Building Studio uses the DOE-2.2 simulation engine to calculate energy performance and also creates geometrically accurate input files for EnergyPlus. Key to the integrated interoperability exhibited is the gbXML schema, an open XML schema of the International Alliance of

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Energy Efficiency and Green Building Standards for State Buildings |  

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

Energy Efficiency and Green Building Standards for State Buildings Energy Efficiency and Green Building Standards for State Buildings Energy Efficiency and Green Building Standards for State Buildings < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Wisconsin Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider State of Wisconsin Department of Administration In March, 2006, Wisconsin enacted SB 459, the Energy Efficiency and Renewables Act. With respect to energy efficiency, this bill requires the Department of Administration (DOA) to prescribe and annually review energy

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Green Buildings in Green Cities: Integrating Energy Efficiency into the Real Estate Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the larger diffusion of green and energy efficient buildingsowners, the costs of green and energy efficient buildings,market. Demand for Green and Energy Efficient Buildings The

Bardhan, Ashok; Kroll, Cynthia A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Residential Building Program | Department of Energy  

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

on a wait list, and will be notified if additional funding becomes available.''''' The Green Residential Building Program, administered by the New York State Energy Research and...

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Burbank Water & Power- Green Building Incentive Program  

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

The U.S. Green Building Council is a non-profit organization that promotes the design and construction of buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and...

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The economics of investing in green buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis discusses economics of green buildings. The need to reduce greenhouse gases emissions became clear. Buildings account for a large part of the greenhouse gases emissions, changing the atmosphere's composition. ...

Rizk, Charbel Maroun

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Santa Clara County - Green Building Policy for County Government Buildings  

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

Green Building Policy for County Government Green Building Policy for County Government Buildings Santa Clara County - Green Building Policy for County Government Buildings < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Solar Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Program Info State California Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Santa Clara County Executive's Office In February 2006, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a Green Building Policy for all county-owned or leased buildings. The standards were revised again in September 2009. All new buildings over 5,000 square feet are required to meet LEED Silver

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Jackson Park Hospital Green Building Medical Center  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jackson Park Hospital completed the construction of a new Medical Office Building on its campus this spring. The new building construction has adopted the City of Chicago�s recent focus on protecting the environment, and conserving energy and resources, with the introduction of green building codes. Located in a poor, inner city neighborhood on the South side of Chicago, Jackson Park Hospital has chosen green building strategies to help make the area a better place to live and work.

William Dorsey; Nelson Vasquez

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Bloomington- Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings  

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

In March 2009, the City of Bloomington passed an ordinance establishing the Green Buildings Program. It requires that all new construction and major renovations of city buildings be built to...

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Green Button Initiative Growing | Department of Energy  

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

Green Button Initiative Growing Green Button Initiative Growing Green Button Initiative Growing May 17, 2013 - 1:17pm Addthis The Green Button initiative, which is the common-sense idea that electricity customers should be able to securely download their own energy usage information from their utility websites, is continuing to gain traction across the country. In the May 1 issue of PowerGrid International, OE's smart grid standards and interoperability coordinator Chris Irwin discusses the growth of Green Button. This initiative to enable energy innovation is part of a comprehensive grid modernization strategy to move the nation to a cleaner, more secure energy future. Addthis Related Articles At the White House Energy Datapalooza in October 2012, developers showcased new apps that help consumers harness and interpret their energy use data. The expanding Green Button movement will make apps like these more ubiquitous. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.

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European Green Cars Initiative | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

European Green Cars Initiative European Green Cars Initiative Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: European Green Cars Initiative Agency/Company /Organization: European Commission Focus Area: Governance - Planning - Decision-Making Structure Topics: Best Practices Website: www.green-cars-initiative.eu/public/ The European Green Cars Initiative is one of three Public Private Partnerships (PPP) of the European Economic Recovery Plan. The objective of the initiative is to support research and development for technologies and infrastructure needed to achieve breakthroughs in the use of renewable and non-polluting energy sources, safety, and traffic fluidity. How to Use This Tool This tool is most helpful when using these strategies: Shift - Change to low-carbon modes Improve - Enhance infrastructure & policies

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Anaheim Public Utilities - Green Building and New Construction...  

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

Maximum Rebate Commercial Green Building: 75,000 Residential Green Building: 100,000 LEED Certification: 30,000 Green Building Rater Incentive: 6,000 Program Info State...

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City of Chandler - Green Building Requirement for City Buildings |  

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

Chandler - Green Building Requirement for City Buildings Chandler - Green Building Requirement for City Buildings City of Chandler - Green Building Requirement for City Buildings < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Wind Program Info State Arizona Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider City of Chandler The mayor and city council of Chandler, AZ adopted Resolution 4199 in June 2008, establishing a requirement for all new occupied city buildings larger than 5,000 square feet to be designed and built to achieve the Silver level

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Argonne CNM News: CNM Awarded Prestigious LEED Green Building...  

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

CNM Awarded Prestigious LEED Green Building Certification The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory recently received a green building designation for the Center...

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Town of Buckeye - Green Building Incentive | Department of Energy  

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

Buckeye - Green Building Incentive Town of Buckeye - Green Building Incentive Eligibility Residential Savings For Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home...

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City of San Antonio - Green Building Requirement | Department...  

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

San Antonio - Green Building Requirement City of San Antonio - Green Building Requirement Eligibility Commercial Industrial Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings For Heating...

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Broward County - Green Building Policy | Department of Energy  

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

Broward County - Green Building Policy Broward County - Green Building Policy Eligibility Local Government Savings For Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial...

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City of Indianapolis - Green Building Incentive Program | Department...  

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

Other Agencies You are here Home Savings City of Indianapolis - Green Building Incentive Program City of Indianapolis - Green Building Incentive Program...

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From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster...  

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

Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) Fact sheet offering practical information...

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Burbank Water & Power - Green Building Incentive Program | Department...  

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

Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Savings Burbank Water & Power - Green Building Incentive Program Burbank Water & Power - Green Building Incentive Program...

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City of Dallas - Green Building Expedited Plan Review | Department...  

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

Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Savings City of Dallas - Green Building Expedited Plan Review City of Dallas - Green Building Expedited Plan Review...

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Broward County - Green Building Policy | Department of Energy  

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

Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Savings Broward County - Green Building Policy Broward County - Green Building Policy Eligibility Local Government...

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Carroll County - Green Building Property Tax Credit | Department...  

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

Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Savings Carroll County - Green Building Property Tax Credit Carroll County - Green Building Property Tax Credit...

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City of Portland - Green Building Policy and LEED Certification...  

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

Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Savings City of Portland - Green Building Policy and LEED Certification City of Portland - Green Building Policy and...

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City of Dallas- Green Building Expedited Plan Review  

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

The Dallas Green Building Program establishes expedited permitting for green buildings. During Phase 1 of the program (October 1, 2009 - September 30, 2011), applicants must provide a checklist...

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Harris County - Green Building Tax Abatement for New Commercial...  

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

Harris County - Green Building Tax Abatement for New Commercial Construction (Texas) Harris County - Green Building Tax Abatement for New Commercial Construction (Texas) < Back...

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New Lab facility receives green building recognition  

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is the first to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design status and LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. August 1, 2012 dummy image...

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Green Buildings in Green Cities: Integrating Energy Efficiency into the Real Estate Industry  

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Doing Well by Doing Good? Green Office Buildings. AmericanWhy Do Companies Rent Green? Real Property and Corporatepaper? ] Kahn, Matthew. 2006. “Green Cities, Urban Grown and

Bardhan, Ashok; Kroll, Cynthia A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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, &...

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Building Technologies Office: High Performance Green Building...  

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AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Activities 179d Tax Calculator Advanced Energy Design Guides Advanced Energy Retrofit Guides Building Energy Data Exchange...

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City of Greensburg - Green Building Requirement for New Municipal Buildings  

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

Greensburg - Green Building Requirement for New Municipal Greensburg - Green Building Requirement for New Municipal Buildings City of Greensburg - Green Building Requirement for New Municipal Buildings < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Kansas Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Greensburg City Hall In the aftermath of a May 2007 tornado that destroyed 95% of the city, the Greensburg City Council passed an ordinance requiring that all newly constructed or renovated municipally owned facilities larger than 4,000

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Doing Well by Doing Good? Green Office Buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

estimated for a green building, or to Energy Star. 2008. “estate, the evidence on energy savings in green buildings issquare foot) Green rating (1 = yes) Energy Star (1 = yes)

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

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Massachusetts' Green Buildings Kevin Porter, Exeter Associates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

building. The preferred benchmark is the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy ABOUT THIS CASE STUDY SERIES A number of U.S. states have recently established clean energy funds of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy of the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC03- 76SF

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Doing Well By Doing Good? Green Office Buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

pp. 99-124. California’s 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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City of Boulder - Green Points Building Program | Department of Energy  

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

City of Boulder - Green Points Building Program City of Boulder - Green Points Building Program City of Boulder - Green Points Building Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Construction Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Other Solar Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Program Info State Colorado Program Type Building Energy Code Provider City of Boulder The Boulder Green Points Building Program is a mandatory residential green building program that requires a builder or homeowner to include a variety of sustainable building components based on the size of the proposed structure. Similar to the US Green Building Council's LEED program, the

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Green Building Studio | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Green Building Studio Green Building Studio Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Green Building Studio Agency/Company /Organization: Autodesk Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings, Energy Efficiency Resource Type: Software/modeling tools Website: usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/index?id=11179508&siteID=123112 References: http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/index?id=11179508&siteID=123112 Energy analysis software to help architects and designers perform whole building analysis to optimize energy efficiency. Carbon emission details are calculated, as well as natural ventilation, daylight and water useage costs. Tool Summary Name: Green Building Studio Agency/Company /Organization: Autodesk Phase: "Evaluate Options and Determine Feasibility" is not in the list of possible values (Bring the Right People Together, Create a Vision, Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Get Feedback, Develop Finance and Implement Projects, Create Early Successes, Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise as Needed) for this property., Develop Goals, Create Early Successes, "Perpare a Plan" is not in the list of possible values (Bring the Right People Together, Create a Vision, Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Get Feedback, Develop Finance and Implement Projects, Create Early Successes, Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise as Needed) for this property.

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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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Building Green in Greensburg: Centera Bank  

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

Centera Bank Centera Bank After a category EF-5 tornado virtually leveled the entire town of Greensburg in 2007, the owners of Centera Bank were determined to rebuild green. Design plans were drawn up with optimal energy efficiency and sustainability in mind, in keeping with the goals of the City of Greensburg to rebuild green. Situated on a downtown corner lot across the street from the bank's former location, the new 4,000-square-foot building incorporates energy-efficient building principles required to achieve the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ® ) certification. ENERGY EFFICIENCY FEATURES * A high-efficiency air-cooled heat pump split system harnesses the benefits of environmentally friendly R-410 refrigeration in both the heating and cooling mode to reduce

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City of Santa Monica - Expedited Permitting for Green Buildings |  

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

Expedited Permitting for Green Buildings Expedited Permitting for Green Buildings City of Santa Monica - Expedited Permitting for Green Buildings < Back Eligibility Commercial Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State California Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider City of Santa Monica The City of Santa Monica allows for priority plan check processing for building projects that are registered with the United States Green Building Council for certification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System. The priority status applies to

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Chandler - Expedited Plan Review for Green Buildings | Department of Energy  

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

Chandler - Expedited Plan Review for Green Buildings Chandler - Expedited Plan Review for Green Buildings Chandler - Expedited Plan Review for Green Buildings < Back Eligibility Commercial Schools Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Arizona Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider City of Chandler The mayor and city council of Chandler, AZ adopted Resolution 4199 in June 2008, establishing incentives for green building in the private sector. Permit applications for buildings registered with the US Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for

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Jackson Park Hospital Green Building Medical Center  

SciTech Connect

Jackson Park Hospital completed the construction of a new Medical Office Building on its campus this spring. The new building construction has adopted the City of Chicago's recent focus on protecting the environment, and conserving energy and resources, with the introduction of green building codes. Located in a poor, inner city neighborhood on the South side of Chicago, Jackson Park Hospital has chosen green building strategies to help make the area a better place to live and work. The new green building houses the hospital's Family Medicine Residency Program and Specialty Medical Offices. The residency program has been vital in attracting new, young physicians to this medically underserved area. The new outpatient center will also help to allure needed medical providers to the community. The facility also has areas designated to women's health and community education. The Community Education Conference Room will provide learning opportunities to area residents. Emphasis will be placed on conserving resources and protecting our environment, as well as providing information on healthcare access and preventive medicine. The new Medical Office Building was constructed with numerous energy saving features. The exterior cladding of the building is an innovative, locally-manufactured precast concrete panel system with integral insulation that achieves an R-value in excess of building code requirements. The roof is a 'green roof' covered by native plantings, lessening the impact solar heat gain on the building, and reducing air conditioning requirements. The windows are low-E, tinted, and insulated to reduce cooling requirements in summer and heating requirements in winter. The main entrance has an air lock to prevent unconditioned air from entering the building and impacting interior air temperatures. Since much of the traffic in and out of the office building comes from the adjacent Jackson Park Hospital, a pedestrian bridge connects the two buildings, further decreasing the amount of unconditioned air that enters the office building. The HVAC system has an Energy Efficiency Rating 29% greater than required. No CFC based refrigerants were used in the HVAC system, thus reducing the emission of compounds that contribute to ozone depletion and global warming. In addition, interior light fixtures employ the latest energy-efficient lamp and ballast technology. Interior lighting throughout the building is operated by sensors that will automatically turn off lights inside a room when the room is unoccupied. The electrical traction elevators use less energy than typical elevators, and they are made of 95% recycled material. Further, locally manufactured products were used throughout, minimizing the amount of energy required to construct this building. The primary objective was to construct a 30,000 square foot medical office building on the Jackson Park Hospital campus that would comply with newly adopted City of Chicago green building codes focusing on protecting the environment and conserving energy and resources. The energy saving systems demonstrate a state of the-art whole-building approach to energy efficient design and construction. The energy efficiency and green aspects of the building contribute to the community by emphasizing the environmental and economic benefits of conserving resources. The building highlights the integration of Chicago's new green building codes into a poor, inner city neighborhood project and it is designed to attract medical providers and physicians to a medically underserved area.

William Dorsey; Nelson Vasquez

2010-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Jackson Park Hospital Green Building Medical Center  

SciTech Connect

Jackson Park Hospital completed the construction of a new Medical Office Building on its campus this spring. The new building construction has adopted the City of Chicago's recent focus on protecting the environment, and conserving energy and resources, with the introduction of green building codes. Located in a poor, inner city neighborhood on the South side of Chicago, Jackson Park Hospital has chosen green building strategies to help make the area a better place to live and work. The new green building houses the hospital's Family Medicine Residency Program and Specialty Medical Offices. The residency program has been vital in attracting new, young physicians to this medically underserved area. The new outpatient center will also help to allure needed medical providers to the community. The facility also has areas designated to women's health and community education. The Community Education Conference Room will provide learning opportunities to area residents. Emphasis will be placed on conserving resources and protecting our environment, as well as providing information on healthcare access and preventive medicine. The new Medical Office Building was constructed with numerous energy saving features. The exterior cladding of the building is an innovative, locally-manufactured precast concrete panel system with integral insulation that achieves an R-value in excess of building code requirements. The roof is a 'green roof' covered by native plantings, lessening the impact solar heat gain on the building, and reducing air conditioning requirements. The windows are low-E, tinted, and insulated to reduce cooling requirements in summer and heating requirements in winter. The main entrance has an air lock to prevent unconditioned air from entering the building and impacting interior air temperatures. Since much of the traffic in and out of the office building comes from the adjacent Jackson Park Hospital, a pedestrian bridge connects the two buildings, further decreasing the amount of unconditioned air that enters the office building. The HVAC system has an Energy Efficiency Rating 29% greater than required. No CFC based refrigerants were used in the HVAC system, thus reducing the emission of compounds that contribute to ozone depletion and global warming. In addition, interior light fixtures employ the latest energy-efficient lamp and ballast technology. Interior lighting throughout the building is operated by sensors that will automatically turn off lights inside a room when the room is unoccupied. The electrical traction elevators use less energy than typical elevators, and they are made of 95% recycled material. Further, locally manufactured products were used throughout, minimizing the amount of energy required to construct this building. The primary objective was to construct a 30,000 square foot medical office building on the Jackson Park Hospital campus that would comply with newly adopted City of Chicago green building codes focusing on protecting the environment and conserving energy and resources. The energy saving systems demonstrate a state of the-art whole-building approach to energy efficient design and construction. The energy efficiency and green aspects of the building contribute to the community by emphasizing the environmental and economic benefits of conserving resources. The building highlights the integration of Chicago's new green building codes into a poor, inner city neighborhood project and it is designed to attract medical providers and physicians to a medically underserved area.

William Dorsey; Nelson Vasquez

2010-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The Economics of Green Building  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the site and source energy usage of each building, inIn contrast, source energy usage refers to the aggregate ofis obtained by aggregating energy usage for natural gas,

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

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Buildings in Green Cities: Integrating Energy Efficiency into the Real Estate Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Doing Good? Green Office Buildings. American Economic ReviewEnergy Effriciency in Commercial Buildings in Operation.Energy and Buildings. 43(11): 3106-3111. Ezovski, Derek.

Bardhan, Ashok; Kroll, Cynthia A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Initiatives Keep Hanford Site Environmentally Responsible |  

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

Green Initiatives Keep Hanford Site Environmentally Responsible Green Initiatives Keep Hanford Site Environmentally Responsible Green Initiatives Keep Hanford Site Environmentally Responsible May 30, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis The Hanford site exceeded its goal of reducing fleet vehicles by 15 percent in fiscal year 2012. The overall reduction that year was 25.4 percent. The Hanford site exceeded its goal of reducing fleet vehicles by 15 percent in fiscal year 2012. The overall reduction that year was 25.4 percent. An electric charging station for electric vehicles is located at the Hanford site. An electric charging station for electric vehicles is located at the Hanford site. Lead acid batteries are collected at the Hanford Centralized Consolidation/Recycling Center. Other items recycled at Hanford include aerosol products, aluminum cans and foil, audio tapes, boxes, cell phones, chemicals and computers.

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Green Initiatives Keep Hanford Site Environmentally Responsible |  

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

Green Initiatives Keep Hanford Site Environmentally Responsible Green Initiatives Keep Hanford Site Environmentally Responsible Green Initiatives Keep Hanford Site Environmentally Responsible May 30, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis The Hanford site exceeded its goal of reducing fleet vehicles by 15 percent in fiscal year 2012. The overall reduction that year was 25.4 percent. The Hanford site exceeded its goal of reducing fleet vehicles by 15 percent in fiscal year 2012. The overall reduction that year was 25.4 percent. An electric charging station for electric vehicles is located at the Hanford site. An electric charging station for electric vehicles is located at the Hanford site. Lead acid batteries are collected at the Hanford Centralized Consolidation/Recycling Center. Other items recycled at Hanford include aerosol products, aluminum cans and foil, audio tapes, boxes, cell phones, chemicals and computers.

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Incognito Green Building, LLC | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Incognito Green Building, LLC Incognito Green Building, LLC Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Incognito Green Building, LLC Name Incognito Green Building, LLC Address 230 Dove Court Place Santa Paula, California Zip 93060 Sector Buildings Product Cool roof shingles and tiles Year founded 2009 Number of employees 1-10 Website http://www.incognitogb.com Coordinates 34.355539°, -119.045088° 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":34.355539,"lon":-119.045088,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Arlington County - Green Building Incentive Program | Department of Energy  

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

Arlington County - Green Building Incentive Program Arlington County - Green Building Incentive Program Arlington County - Green Building Incentive Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Construction Installer/Contractor Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Virginia Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider Arlington County In October 1999, the County Board of Arlington adopted a Pilot Green Building Incentive Program using the standards established by the U. S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

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Anaheim Public Utilities - Green Building and New Construction Rebate  

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

Anaheim Public Utilities - Green Building and New Construction Anaheim Public Utilities - Green Building and New Construction Rebate Program Anaheim Public Utilities - Green Building and New Construction Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Construction Industrial Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Construction Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Insulation Maximum Rebate Commercial Green Building: $75,000 Residential Green Building: $100,000 LEED Certification: $30,000 Green Building Rater Incentive: $6,000 Program Info State California Program Type Utility Rebate Program

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Recent development in green buildings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Because of the environmental concerns about some materials used in buildings, particularly chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) fluids used as the blowing agent for insulation materials and as refrigerants used in the air conditioning systems have led to a search for environmentally safe alternatives. For insulation materials, new non-CFC blowing agents are still under development. However, the old insulation materials in the buildings will stay because they do not pose any further environmental damage. It is a different story for refrigerants used in air conditioning systems. This study reports that the change-over from CFC to non-CFC refrigerants in the existing and future air conditioning equipment could be a chance not only to take care of the environmental concerns, but to save energy as well. Alternative air conditioning technologies, such as the desiccant dehumidification and absorption systems, and the potential of some natural substances, such as carbon dioxide, as the future refrigerants are also discussed.

Mei, V.C.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Green Energy Compass  

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Green Energy Compass Green Energy Compass logo Green Energy Compass analyzes single-family home energy use patterns in a simple, easy-to-use Web-based interface. Using building...

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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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Building Green in Greensburg: Greensburg State Bank  

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

Greensburg State Bank Greensburg State Bank When a tornado leveled 95% of Greensburg, the only thing left of Greensburg State Bank was the original vault. So the bank was rebuilt on its original site and re-opened for business just one year later. It was the second commercial building in Greensburg to do so. The new bank boasts a variety of green building features including an east-west building orientation that maximizes natural daylight inside, insulated concrete form (ICF) construction for an energy- efficient building envelope, and a high efficiency heating and cooling system. ENERGY EFFICIENCY FEATURES * An east-west building orientation maximizes natural daylighting in the interior and reduces the wall area on the east and west that the sun can heat up, decreasing the need for cooling

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Making The Business Case For High Performance Green Buildings...  

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Making The Business Case For High Performance Green Buildings Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings...

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Doing Well by Doing Good: Green Office Buildings | ENERGY STAR  

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Doing Well by Doing Good: Green Office Buildings Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial...

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City of Palo Alto - Green Building Requirement (California) ...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Place California Name City of Palo Alto - Green Building Requirement Incentive Type Building Energy Code Applicable Sector Commercial, Multi-Family Residential, Residential...

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Frisco - Municipal Green Building Program (Texas) | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Rules Regulations Policies Program Place Texas Name Frisco - Municipal Green Building Program Incentive Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Applicable Sector Local...

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City of Boulder - Green Points Building Program (Colorado) |...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Colorado Name City of Boulder - Green Points Building Program Incentive Type Building Energy Code Applicable Sector Commercial, Construction, Multi-Family Residential, Residential...

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Building Green in Greensburg: Prairie Pointe Townhomes  

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

Prairie Pointe Townhomes Prairie Pointe Townhomes After a tornado destroyed most of Greensburg, Kansas, in 2007, the residents needed affordable housing. Prairie Pointe Townhomes is a low-income rental development that was completed in July 2008. Eight of the 16 units in this townhome complex were awarded the first residential U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ® ) Platinum rating in Kansas and are estimated to use about 50% less energy than similar buildings built to existing building codes. ENERGY EFFICIENCY FEATURES * Well-insulated 2 x 6 walls use blown-in cellulose insulation with an R-Value of 22.5 to prevent heat loss and save energy * Well-insulated roof with an R-value of R-38 prevents heat loss through the roof and helps keep building cool in summer

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Boston Green Building | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Building Building Jump to: navigation, search Name Boston Green Building Address 218 Lincoln Street Place Allston, Massachusetts Zip 02134 Sector Buildings Product Efficiency installations and design Website http://www.bostongreenbuilding Coordinates 42.357691°, -71.137034° 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":42.357691,"lon":-71.137034,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Local Option - Green Building Incentives | Department of Energy  

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

Local Option - Green Building Incentives Local Option - Green Building Incentives Local Option - Green Building Incentives < Back Eligibility Commercial Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info Start Date 6/11/2009 State North Carolina Program Type Green Building Incentive To encourage sustainable building practices, North Carolina law allows all counties and cities to provide reductions or partial rebates for building permit fees. To qualify for a fee reduction, buildings must meet guidelines established by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

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Energy Crossroads: Green Buildings | Environmental Energy Technologies  

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Green Buildings Green Buildings Suggest a Listing Arid Lands Newsletter The Arid Lands Newsletter is published semiannually for an international readership by The Office of Arid Land Studies at The University of Arizona. The printed version, a four page abstract summary with instructions on receiving full-text articles by email or on the web, is distributed worldwide without charge (by surface mail) to arid lands researchers, natural resource managers, policy makers, relief and development agencies or organizations, and libraries. The electronic version contains the full text of each issue. Audubon House With over 500,000 members and more than 500 chapters throughout the Americas, the National Audubon Society is a leading grassroots organization

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Green Building Policy Options for New Orleans  

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This document is adapted from a memo and report delivered to the City Council of New Orleans, the office of the Mayor of New Orleans, the Chairperson of the Citizen Stakeholders Group (New Orleans Energy Task Force) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Project Officer in 2008. The report outlines ideas for and potential impacts of various green building policies in New Orleans in the years following Hurricane Katrina.

Doris, E.

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Miami-Dade County - Expedited Green Buildings Process | Department of  

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

Miami-Dade County - Expedited Green Buildings Process Miami-Dade County - Expedited Green Buildings Process Miami-Dade County - Expedited Green Buildings Process < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Florida Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider Miami-Dade Permitting and Inspection Center In an effort to promote environmentally sensitive design and construction, the Miami-Dade County Commissioners passed an ordinance in June 2005 to expedite the permitting process for "green" buildings certified by a recognized environmental rating agency. Commercial, industrial, and

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City of Scottsdale - Green Building Incentives | Department of Energy  

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Scottsdale - Green Building Incentives Scottsdale - Green Building Incentives City of Scottsdale - Green Building Incentives < Back Eligibility Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Construction Design & Remodeling Other Sealing Your Home Ventilation Manufacturing Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Insulation Water Heating Solar Windows, Doors, & Skylights Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State Arizona Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider City of Scottsdale Scottsdale's Green Building Program, established in 1998, was the first such program in Arizona with an emphasis on residential home construction.

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Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Los Angeles County's Green Idea  

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County's Green Idea House Achieves Efficient Goals to someone by E-mail County's Green Idea House Achieves Efficient Goals to someone by E-mail Share Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Los Angeles County's Green Idea House Achieves Efficient Goals on Facebook Tweet about Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Los Angeles County's Green Idea House Achieves Efficient Goals on Twitter Bookmark Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Los Angeles County's Green Idea House Achieves Efficient Goals on Google Bookmark Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Los Angeles County's Green Idea House Achieves Efficient Goals on Delicious Rank Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Los Angeles County's Green Idea House Achieves Efficient Goals on Digg Find More places to share Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Los Angeles County's Green Idea House Achieves Efficient Goals on

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Occupant satisfaction with indoor environmental quality in green buildings  

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145: Learning from our buildings: a state-of-the- practiceProceedings of Healthy Buildings 2006, Lisbon, Vol. III,Environmental Quality in Green Buildings S. Abbaszadeh 1 ,

Abbaszadeh, S.; Zagreus, Leah; Lehrer, D.; Huizenga, C

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Green in Greensburg: Dillons Kwik Shop  

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

Dillons Kwik Shop Dillons Kwik Shop After a tornado destroyed 95% of Greensburg, Kansas, in May 2007, residents needed a convenience store for gas and groceries. Just a year after the storm, Kroger Company broke ground on a prototype for rural grocery stores. Completed in February 2009, the new Dillons Kwik Shop is a hybrid between a convenience store and a gas station. Kroger Company hopes this type of store will serve the grocer needs of several rural county areas. Additionally, this building includes a number of unique green building and energy efficiency features. ENERGY EFFICIENCY FEATURES * Well-insulated roof with an R-value of R-24 that prevents heat loss and maintains cooler temperatures in summer * A high albedo reflective roof coating reflects heat away from the building in

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Building Green in Greensburg: Kiowa County Courthouse  

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

Courthouse Courthouse The Kiowa County Courthouse, originally built in 1914, was one of the only buildings not completely destroyed by the tornado. However, it was severely damaged by a vehicle that crashed through the roof, allowing rain to fall inside for 3 days. Luckily, most of the County's paperwork was salvaged thanks to quick action taken by the community the day after the tornado. Completed in July 2009, the building was renovated with sustainable and energy- saving technologies while staying true to the structure's original design. It is designed to meet the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ® ) Gold designation and is projected to be 37% more energy efficient than an ASHRAE 90.1-2004 energy code minimum courthouse.

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Burbank Water and Power - Green Building Incentive Program | Department of  

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Burbank Water and Power - Green Building Incentive Program Burbank Water and Power - Green Building Incentive Program Burbank Water and Power - Green Building Incentive Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State California Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider Rebates The U.S. Green Building Council is a non-profit organization that promotes the design and construction of buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work. The Green Building Council developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental

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City of Los Angeles - Green Building Retrofit Requirement | Department of  

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Green Building Retrofit Requirement Green Building Retrofit Requirement City of Los Angeles - Green Building Retrofit Requirement < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Insulation Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Water Heating Program Info State California Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Los Angeles Department of Water and Power In April 2009, Los Angeles enacted [clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2006/06-1963_ord_180633.pdf Ordinance 180636], known as the Green Building Retrofit Ordinance. This ordinance was later amended by Ordinance 182259. The law requires all city-owned

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San Bernardino County - Green Building Requirement | Department of Energy  

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Bernardino County - Green Building Requirement Bernardino County - Green Building Requirement San Bernardino County - Green Building Requirement < 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 In August 2007, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors approved a policy requiring that all new county buildings and major renovations be built to LEED Silver standards. The decision was part of the Green County San Bernardino project, which also includes incentives to encourage residents, builders, and businesses to adopt more sustainable practices. Source http://www.dsireusa.org/incentives/incentive.cfm?Incentive_Code=CA73R

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Green Libraries Are More Than Just Buildings  

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United States. Electronic Green Journal, Issue 35, Earth Daymake their library a “green library. ” References Antonelli,M. (2008). The Green library movement: an overview and

Aulisio, George J.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation of building energy modeling tools: ecotect™, green building studio™ and IES™  

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Building energy modeling (BEM) helps architects, engineers and green building consultants in designing increasingly energy-efficient buildings. When used in conjunction with Building Information Modeling (BIM), integration of energy modeling into the ...

Thomas Reeves; Svetlana Olbina; Raymond Issa

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficient Retrofits and Green Building Practices  

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According to the recent survey more and more concern being expressed throughout the Middle East regions that the power generation companies are suffering with shortage of power during the peek hours and consequently unable to meet the power demand. Moreover, the increase in demand is also causing rise in pollution levels. Therefore, the subject of energy efficient retrofits and green building practices is becoming increasingly important. Based on the latest walkthrough energy audit it is proven that 65% of electricity is consumed by Air Conditioning System resulting average energy consumption by 250kWh/year/sqmeter of a residential complex.

Rahman, M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Energy Standards for Public Buildings | Department of Energy  

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Green Energy Standards for Public Buildings Green Energy Standards for Public Buildings Green Energy Standards for Public Buildings < Back Eligibility Fed. Government Local Government State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State West Virginia Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider West Virginia Department of Administration In March 2012, West Virginia enacted the Green Buildings Act, which applies to all new construction of public buildings, buildings receiving state grant funds, and buildings receiving state appropriations. For those buildings that have not entered the schematic design phase prior to July 1, 2012, buildings must be designed and construction to comply with the ICC

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Search the Blog: Top 10 Green Building Trends for 2010  

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Search the Blog: Search Jan 12 Top 10 Green Building Trends for 2010 by JTilley in Energy GREEN BUSINESS HOME PLANS VIDEOS SEARCH Blogs | Message Boards | Newsletter ProTV | Sweepstakes | Best

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City of Cincinnati - Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings |  

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

City of Cincinnati - Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings City of Cincinnati - Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings City of Cincinnati - Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial 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 Maximum Rebate For buildings with permits received on or before January 31, 2013: $562,792 maximum improved market value for residential buildings except no limitation with LEED Platinum certification (the maximum incentive increases by 3% every year) For buildings with permits received after January 31, 2013:

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

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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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San Diego County - Green Building Program | Department of Energy  

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

Green Building Program Green Building Program San Diego County - Green Building 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 State California Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider County of San Diego The County of San Diego has a Green Building Incentive Program designed to promote the use of resource efficient construction materials, water conservation and energy efficiency in new and remodeled residential and commercial buildings. As part of the program, the County will waive the fee for the building permit and plan check for a photovoltaic system. In addition, for qualifying resource conservation measures, the County will

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Green Building Standards for State Facilities | Department of Energy  

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

Green Building Standards for State Facilities Green Building Standards for State Facilities Green Building Standards for State Facilities < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Arkansas Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Arkansas Economic Development Commission Effective July 1, 2005, Act 1770 (the Arkansas Energy and Natural Resources Conservation Act), encourages all state agencies, including institutions of higher education, to use Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and Green Globes rating systems whenever possible and appropriate in

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City of Indianapolis - Green Building Incentive Program | Department of  

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Indianapolis - Green Building Incentive Program Indianapolis - Green Building Incentive Program City of Indianapolis - Green Building Incentive Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fed. Government Industrial Institutional Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit Residential Schools State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Cooling Appliances & Electronics Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Solar Buying & Making Electricity Wind Program Info Start Date 08/01/2010 State Indiana Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider City of Indianapolis The Indianapolis Office of Sustainability and the Department of Code

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Building Green in Greensburg: The Peoples Bank | Department of...  

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

The Peoples Bank Building Green in Greensburg: The Peoples Bank This poster highlights energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable features of the high-performing Peoples...

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Building Green in Greensburg: Centera Bank | Department of Energy  

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

Centera Bank Building Green in Greensburg: Centera Bank This poster highlights energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable features of the high-performing Centera Bank...

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Building Green in Greensburg: Greensburg State Bank | Department...  

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Greensburg State Bank Building Green in Greensburg: Greensburg State Bank This poster highlights energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable features of the...

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City of Scottsdale - Green Building Incentives | Department of...  

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

Incentives City of Scottsdale - Green Building Incentives Eligibility Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings For Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home...

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City of Seattle - Density Bonus for Green Buildings (Washington...  

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Edit with form History Share this page on Facebook icon Twitter icon City of Seattle - Density Bonus for Green Buildings (Washington) This is the approved revision of...

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Priority Permit Processing for Green Buildings | Department of...  

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

building standards". These standards can be achieved by earning either a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver rating, a two Green Globes rating, or a...

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Green Building Tax Credit Program (Personal) (New York) | Open...  

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Page Edit with form History Share this page on Facebook icon Twitter icon Green Building Tax Credit Program (Personal) (New York) This is the approved revision of this...

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Green Building Tax Credit Program (Corporate) (New York) | Open...  

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Page Edit with form History Share this page on Facebook icon Twitter icon Green Building Tax Credit Program (Corporate) (New York) This is the approved revision of this...

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City of Indianapolis - Green Building Incentive Program | Open...  

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History Share this page on Facebook icon Twitter icon City of Indianapolis - Green Building Incentive Program This is the approved revision of this page, as well as being...

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City of Ashland - Green Building Incentive | Department of Energy  

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Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Other Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Program Info State Oregon Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider City of...

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Rewarding Green: NETL Recognized for Sustainable Buildings | Department of  

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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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Tallahassee Program Encourages Residents to Build Green | Department of  

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Tallahassee Program Encourages Residents to Build Green Tallahassee Program Encourages Residents to Build Green Tallahassee Program Encourages Residents to Build Green June 16, 2010 - 12:56pm Addthis The city of Tallahassee recently launched a Residential Green Building Program that city officials predict will help reduce the city's carbon footprint and stimulate the local economy. Cynthia Barber, executive director of Tallahassee's office of Environmental Policy and Energy Resources, says an increase in green construction will provide employment opportunities for trade specialists. "Workers, who specialize in green services, such as homebuilders and evaluators, will get more opportunities to construct green homes and carry out certifications," says Barber. "They will benefit as a result of having

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Green Campus, a Living Lab for the Smart Green Building Technology...  

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Green Campus, a Living Lab for the Smart Green Building Technology Integration Speaker(s): Hsu-Cheng Chiang Date: March 9, 2012 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar HostPoint of...

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Green-IT: Green Initiative for Energy Efficient, Eco-products in the Construction Industry  

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GREEN-IT aims to introduce a product database [e2pilot] in the European building construction product sector and accelerate the EU market transformation towards regulated Energy Performance of Buildings.

Bhar, R.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE  

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From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) Fact sheet offering practical information about building energy efficient buildings and using renewable energy. Includes a checklist and resources. Highlights successful projects in Greensburg, Kansas. 45139.pdf More Documents & Publications Rebuilding It Better: Greensburg, Kansas. USD 422 Greensburg K-12 School (Revised) (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Rebuilding It Better: Greensburg, Kansas. USD 422 Greensburg K-12 School (Revised) (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Greensburg, Kansas: A Better, Greener Place to Live (Revised) (Brochure)

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City of San Francisco - Green Building Code | Department of Energy  

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You are here You are here Home » City of San Francisco - Green Building Code City of San Francisco - Green Building Code < Back Eligibility Commercial Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State California Program Type Building Energy Code Provider San Francisco San Francisco adopted a mandatory green building code for new construction projects in September 2008, establishing strict guidelines for residential and commercial buildings according to the following schedule:

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Green Building and Energy Reduction Standards for State Agencies |  

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

You are here You are here Home » Green Building and Energy Reduction Standards for State Agencies Green Building and Energy Reduction Standards for State Agencies < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling 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 Washington Department of General Administration On January 5, 2005, Washington's governor signed Executive Order 05-01, directing state agencies to adopt green building practices in the construction of all new buildings and in major (over 60%) renovation of

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Howard County - High Performance and Green Building Property Tax Credits |  

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

Howard County - High Performance and Green Building Property Tax Howard County - High Performance and Green Building Property Tax Credits Howard County - High Performance and Green Building Property Tax Credits < Back Eligibility Commercial Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Maximum Rebate High Performance Buildings: none specified High Performance R-2, R-3 Buildings: $5,000 per building or owner-occupied unit Green Buildings (w/energy conservation devices): limited to assessed property taxes on the structure Program Info Start Date 07/01/2008 State Maryland

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Green Building Standards for State Facilities | Department of Energy  

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

Green Building Standards for State Facilities Green Building Standards for State Facilities Green Building Standards for State Facilities < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Rhode Island Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources In November 2009, Rhode Island enacted legislation (S.B. 232) requiring that public building construction projects 5,000 square feet or larger and public building renovation projects 10,000 square feet or larger achieve the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED certification or an equivalent

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San Bernardino County - Green Building Incentive | Department of Energy  

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

You are here You are here Home » San Bernardino County - Green Building Incentive San Bernardino County - Green Building Incentive < Back Eligibility Commercial Construction Installer/Contractor Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Heating Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Bioenergy Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Buying & Making Electricity Water Wind Program Info State California Program Type Green Building Incentive San Bernardino's Board of Supervisors launched Green County San Bernardino in August 2007. The program includes a number of incentives to encourage residents, builders, and businesses to adopt more sustainable practices. Builders who participate in San Bernardino County's

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For Spitzer building, green is gold | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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For Spitzer building, green is gold For Spitzer building, green is gold By Patti Wieser May 26, 2011 Tweet Widget Facebook Like Google Plus One The Lyman Spitzer Building. (Photo by Elle Starkman, PPPL Office of Communications) The Lyman Spitzer Building. Gallery: Keith Rule (Photo by Elle Starkman, PPPL Office of Communications) Keith Rule Shawn Connolly, Adam Cohen, William Gervasi. (Photo by Elle Starkman, PPPL Office of Communications) Shawn Connolly, Adam Cohen, William Gervasi. The Lyman Spitzer Building, the main administration building at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), has been certified LEED gold, one of the highest environmental distinctions for buildings. "We are delighted to receive this designation for the Lyman Spitzer Building - or LSB - from the U.S. Green Building Council," said Adam

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GreenCharge: Managing Renewable Energy in Smart Buildings  

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1 GreenCharge: Managing Renewable Energy in Smart Buildings Aditya Mishra, David Irwin, Prashant that combines market-based electricity pricing models with on-site renewables and modest energy storage (in, called GreenCharge, to efficiently manage the renewable energy and storage to reduce a building

Shenoy, Prashant

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Green Building Policy Options for New Orleans | Department of Energy  

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

Green Building Policy Options for New Orleans Green Building Policy Options for New Orleans Green Building Policy Options for New Orleans This document is adapted from a memo and report delivered to the City Council of New Orleans, the office of the Mayor of New Orleans, the Chairperson of the Citizen Stakeholders Group (New Orleans Energy Task Force) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Project Officer in 2008. The report outlines ideas for and potential impacts of various green building policies in New Orleans in the years following Hurricane Katrina. greenbuildingpolicy.pdf More Documents & Publications Greensburg Webinars Q&A Rebuilding Greensburg, Kansas, as a Model Green Community: A Case Study; NREL's Technical Assistance to Greensburg, June 2007-May 2009 Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up (Revised)

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WEF-Green Growth Partnerships Initiative | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

WEF-Green Growth Partnerships Initiative WEF-Green Growth Partnerships Initiative Jump to: navigation, search Name WEF-Green Growth Partnerships Initiative Agency/Company /Organization World Economic Forum Partner Global Green Growth Institute, Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), United Kingdom Government Sector Energy, Land, Climate Topics Finance, Low emission development planning Resource Type Case studies/examples Website http://www.weforum.org/ Program Start 2011 References WEF Site[1] IISD News[2] Abstract The Green Growth Partnerships (GGP) Initiative is convening public, private and expert practitioners in a unique advisory platform to leverage private finance into low carbon investments in developing countries. "The Green Growth Partnerships (GGP) Initiative is convening public,

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Los Angeles County - Green Building Program | Department of Energy  

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

Los Angeles County - Green Building Program Los Angeles County - Green Building Program Los Angeles County - Green Building Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Construction Industrial Local Government Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit Residential Schools Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Program Info State California Program Type Building Energy Code Provider Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning '''''Note: The Regional Planning Commission is considering amendments to the requirements outlined here. See the website above for the most recent

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Green Building Policy Options for New Orleans | Department of Energy  

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

Green Building Policy Options for New Orleans Green Building Policy Options for New Orleans Green Building Policy Options for New Orleans This document is adapted from a memo and report delivered to the City Council of New Orleans, the office of the Mayor of New Orleans, the Chairperson of the Citizen Stakeholders Group (New Orleans Energy Task Force) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Project Officer in 2008. The report outlines ideas for and potential impacts of various green building policies in New Orleans in the years following Hurricane Katrina. greenbuildingpolicy.pdf More Documents & Publications Greensburg Webinars Q&A Rebuilding Greensburg, Kansas, as a Model Green Community: A Case Study; NREL's Technical Assistance to Greensburg, June 2007-May 2009 USGBC_Roadmap_to_Sustainable_Govt_Blgd.pdf

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Mitigation, Adaptation, Uncertainty -- UniverCity: Building a New Green Neighborhood  

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UniverCity: Building a New Green Neighborhood Cynthiagoals: protect the region’s Green Zone (agricultural andTransit lines and the Green Zone are highlighted. Protected

Girling, Cynthia

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM | Green Building Codes A Guide to Creating Effective  

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i i BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM | Green Building Codes A Guide to Creating Effective Green Building Programs for Energy Efficient and Sustainable Communities Going Beyond Code Preface The Going Beyond Code Guide is designed to help state and local governments design and implement successful "beyond code" programs for new commercial and residential buildings. The goal is to help states and localities establish voluntary or mandatory programs that go well beyond traditional minimum code requirements for new buildings. The guide addresses keys to successful adoption and implementation and discusses the primary areas that are typically included in beyond code or green building programs, including energy efficiency materials and resource conservation, water efficiency,

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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

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PSNC Energy (Gas) - Green Building Rate Discount | Department of Energy  

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

PSNC Energy (Gas) - Green Building Rate Discount PSNC Energy (Gas) - Green Building Rate Discount PSNC Energy (Gas) - Green Building Rate Discount < Back Eligibility Commercial 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 State North Carolina Program Type Utility Rate Discount Rebate Amount $0.05 discount/therm Provider PSNC Energy This discounted rate is available to commercial customers whose building meets the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification or equivalent. To qualify, the customer must be on the Rate 125. Qualifying customers pay $.05 per therm

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Green Energy Technology in Public Buildings | Department of Energy  

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

Green Energy Technology in Public Buildings Green Energy Technology in Public Buildings Green Energy Technology in Public Buildings < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Buying & Making Electricity Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Swimming Pool Heaters Water Heating Program Info State Oregon Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Oregon Department of Energy Enacted in June 2007, [http://www.leg.state.or.us/07reg/measpdf/hb2600.dir/hb2620.en.pdf House Bill 2620] introduced a unique requirement for installing solar energy systems on public buildings. In 2012, S.B. 1533 amended the requirement to allow the use of any green energy technology (including geothermal

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City of Frisco - Residential and Commercial Green Building Codes |  

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

City of Frisco - Residential and Commercial Green Building Codes City of Frisco - Residential and Commercial Green Building Codes City of Frisco - Residential and Commercial Green Building Codes < Back Eligibility Commercial Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Sealing Your Home Ventilation Insulation Program Info State Texas Program Type Building Energy Code Provider Frisco Department of Planning and Development '''''Note: In the spring on 2012, the city of Frisco was working to update the residential requirements. No official city council action had been taken at the time this summary was updated. Check program web site for current status of updates.''''' The city of Frisco administers a green building program with separate rules

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Energy Efficiency and Green Building Standards for State Buildings...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

State Buildings Incentive Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Applicable Sector State Government Eligible Technologies Comprehensive MeasuresWhole Building, Biomass,...

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California Air Resources Board's "California Green Building Strategy"  

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California Air Resources Board's "California Green Building Strategy" Collectively, energy use and related activities by buildings is the second largest source of California's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Almost one-quarter of California's greenhouse gas emissions can be attributed to buildings

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City of Fort Collins - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings  

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Fort Collins - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Fort Collins - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings City of Fort Collins - 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 Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Colorado Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider The City of Fort Collins The City Council of Fort Collins passed a resolution in September 2006, establishing green building goals for new city-owned buildings of 5,000 square feet or more. New buildings must be designed and constructed to

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Eagle County - Eagle County Efficient Building Code (ECO-Green Build) |  

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

Eagle County - Eagle County Efficient Building Code (ECO-Green Eagle County - Eagle County Efficient Building Code (ECO-Green Build) Eagle County - Eagle County Efficient Building Code (ECO-Green Build) < Back Eligibility Commercial Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State Colorado Program Type Building Energy Code Provider Eagle County In an effort to reduce county-wide energy consumption and improve the environment, Eagle County established their own efficient building code (ECO-Green Build) which applies to all new construction and renovations/additions over 50% of the existing floor area of single-family and multifamily residences, and commercial buildings.

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Green Building Performance Evaluation in the United States: Measured Results from LEED- New Construction Buildings  

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Is the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program (LEED) delivering actual energy savings? This study addresses that question with a post-occupancy assessment of 121 LEED buildings across the United State. Input to the study consisted of energy bills and brief descriptions of actual building use from owners, plus modeled energy usage information from the U.S. Green Buildings Council‘s (USGBC) LEED submittal files. The actual building performance was viewed through several whole-building metrics: energy use intensity (EUI) relative to national averages, Energy Star ratings, and energy use levels relative to the initial energy modeling (covered in more detail in Frankel, 2008). Two overall results emerged. First, across each of these varied measurements, LEED building performance averaged 25 – 30% better than the benchmark. However, there is also wide variation within the individual results, even for similar building activities and climate zones, suggesting potential for significant further improvements. This paper presents general EUI patterns, Energy Star ratings, and their relationship to LEED energy credits. The discussion also covers the study process and current challenges to such efforts.

Hewitt, D.; Turner, C.; Frankel, M.

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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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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Recognizing Innovation in Green Building | Department of Energy  

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

Recognizing Innovation in Green Building Recognizing Innovation in Green Building Recognizing Innovation in Green Building February 6, 2013 - 8:45am Addthis Visitors tour the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 in Washington, D.C., Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. | Photo by Stefano Paltera/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Visitors tour the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 in Washington, D.C., Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. | Photo by Stefano Paltera/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Erik Hyrkas Erik Hyrkas Media Relations Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy How can I participate? Follow the Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon competition to see innovations in green building. Being energy-conscious and sustainable requires more than good will; it

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City of Portland- Green Building Policy and LEED Certification  

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

In 2001, the City of Portland adopted a Green Building Policy requiring new construction and major renovations of all city facilities to meet the Certified level of LEED. This policy was amended on...

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Green Residential Building Program (New York) | Open Energy Informatio...  

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with form History Share this page on Facebook icon Twitter icon Green Residential Building Program (New York) This is the approved revision of this page, as well as being...

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City of Santa Monica - Green Building Grant Program (California...  

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History Share this page on Facebook icon Twitter icon City of Santa Monica - Green Building Grant Program (California) This is the approved revision of this page, as well as...

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GREEN ICT: How can ICT help to go Green Buildings?  

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The worldwide growth in the use of Information and Communications Technology ICT products has had both positive and negative effects. Electronics enable us to make information exchange quicker and easier; reduce our need to physically move people, products, information, and allow us to cut traffic, but increase pollution and increase the negative ecological impact. Recently, an argumentative issue refers indirectly to the benefit of ICT to go green and decrease the negative ecological impact. In the near future, ICT will also play a critical role in supporting the necessary paradigm shifts within the green sector towards more sustainable generation. With this in mind, a discussion of how the proposed consumers can achieve green savings on top of the efficiency gains resulting from automated systems is represented.

Khalil, E. E.; Kameel, R.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Better Buildings Initiative announced by President  

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

Learn more at betterbuildings.energy.gov Learn more at betterbuildings.energy.gov The Better Buildings Initiative announced by President Obama in December 2011 is a broad, multi-strategy initiative designed to reduce by 20% the energy intensity in the commercial and industrial sectors by 2020, catalyze revolutionary change in energy use, achieve billions in energy bill savings, and create high quality American jobs. A cornerstone of the initiative, the Better Buildings Challenge, is a public-private partnership program in which leading organizations commit to improve the energy intensity of their building portfolios by at least 20% over 10 years and share their strategies and results with the market. This Progress Update summarizes the significant progress being made by these market leaders.

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City of Austin - Green Building Requirement for City Projects | Department  

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

Austin - Green Building Requirement for City Projects Austin - Green Building Requirement for City Projects City of Austin - Green Building Requirement for City Projects < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Texas Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Austin Energy The City Council of Austin passed a resolution ([http://www.cityofaustin.org/edims/document.cfm?id=59126 City Council Resolution No. 000608-43]) in June 2000 requiring that all future building projects be built in accordance with the standard of the Leadership in

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

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and Renewable Energy EERE Home | Programs & Offices | Consumer Information Building Energy Software Tools Directory Search Search Help Building Energy Software Tools Directory...

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Green Building : Concepts and Solutions An Introductory ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Page 1. Applications Considerations for Combined Heat & Power in Multifamily Buildings Presented by: Marc Zuluaga, PE Steven Winter Associates ...

2012-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Ohio State 4-H Green Building  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Congressionally directed project to pay in part for construction of a building on the Ohio State University campus.

McCleery, William, A.; Park, James, D.

2007-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Second International Green Building Conference and ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... on the building materials and ventilation system. ... light bulbs, and energy efficient appliances will ... embrace similar energy efficiency measures for ...

1997-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Portfolio Manager Technical Reference: Green Power | ENERGY STAR Buildings  

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Green Power Green Power Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories Target Finder Technical documentation

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City of Austin - Commercial and Residential Green Building Requirements |  

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

You are here You are here Home » City of Austin - Commercial and Residential Green Building Requirements City of Austin - Commercial and Residential Green Building Requirements < Back Eligibility Commercial Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Water Heating Wind Program Info State Texas Program Type Building Energy Code Provider Austin Energy '''''Note: The requirements listed below are current only up to the date of last review (see the top of this page). The City of Austin may also make additional requirements depending on the circumstances of a given project.

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Green Building Action Plan for State Facilities | Department of Energy  

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

Green Building Action Plan for State Facilities Green Building Action Plan for State Facilities Green Building Action Plan for State Facilities < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State California Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider California Energy Commission '''''Note: California voters approved [http://vig.cdn.sos.ca.gov/2012/general/pdf/text-proposed-laws-v2.pdf#nam... Ballot Proposition 39] in November 2012. The new law closes a tax loophole, which is expected to provide $1 billion in additional revenue every year.

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City of Houston - Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings | Department  

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

Houston - Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings Houston - Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings City of Houston - Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings < Back Eligibility Commercial Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State Texas Program Type Property Tax Incentive Rebate Amount Varies by project Provider City of Houston In September 2009, Houston enacted Ordinance No. 2009-858, the City of Houston Tax Abatement Program, which establishes a partial tax abatement for commercial buildings that meet LEED standards. A [http://www.dsireusa.org/documents/Incentives/TX124F.htm revised standard] was passed in December 2011 extending the tax abatement program until December 14, 2013.

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Carroll County - Green Building Property Tax Credit | Department of Energy  

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

Carroll County - Green Building Property Tax Credit Carroll County - Green Building Property Tax Credit Carroll County - Green Building Property Tax Credit < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Maximum Rebate None specified Program Info Start Date 05/05/2009 State Maryland Program Type Property Tax Incentive Rebate Amount 25% to 75% property tax credit for 5 years; tax credit level varies by certification rating Provider Carroll County Department of Economic Development The state of Maryland permits Carroll County (Md Code: Property Tax § 9-308(e)) to offer property tax credits for high performance buildings if

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Chicago Green Office Challenge | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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Chicago Green Office Challenge Chicago Green Office Challenge Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In this section How can we help you? Build an energy program Improve building and plant performance Earn the ENERGY STAR and other recognition Benchmark energy use ENERGY STAR in action Communicate and educate ENERGY STAR communications toolkit Bring Your Green to Work with ENERGY STAR

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Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings | Department of Energy  

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

Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Multi-Family Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Buying & Making Electricity Heating Water Water Heating Wind Program Info Start Date 12/4/2007 State Nevada Program Type Property Tax Incentive Rebate Amount New Buildings LEED Silver: 25% reduction of the property tax payable each year for 5 - 10 years LEED Gold: 25% - 30% reduction of the property tax payable each year for 5 - 10 years LEED Platinum: 25% - 35% reduction of the property tax payable each year

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City of Friendswood - Commercial Green Building Tax Abatement | Department  

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

Friendswood - Commercial Green Building Tax Abatement Friendswood - Commercial Green Building Tax Abatement City of Friendswood - Commercial Green Building Tax Abatement < Back Eligibility Commercial Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State Texas Program Type Property Tax Incentive Rebate Amount Basic LEED Certified: 1% LEED Silver: 2.5% LEED Gold: 5.0% LEED Platinum: 10.0% Provider The City of Friendswood The City of Friendswood offers a tax abatement for LEED-certified commercial buildings located within the city. Applicants must register their projects with the USGBC before submiting an application to the City. Tax abatement agreements must be approved by the City Council, and the

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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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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.

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Center for Green Building Jennifer Senick  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

by Source, 1960-2008, in Trillion BTU 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 Coal Natural Gas Petroleum; it is currently in pilot phase and is scheduled to be issued March 2012 #12;greenbuilding.rutgers.edu Green Market-553, 2009 . 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% VAV Economizer Maintenance EMCS 1992 Survey 2003

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Building Green in Greensburg: The Peoples Bank  

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

The Peoples Bank The Peoples Bank The Peoples Bank building opened its doors to the public on December 21, 2009. With its vault and an adjoining room designed to serve as a storm shelter, the 2,100-square-foot building is about 300 square feet larger than the pre-tornado facility. Its innovative design incorporates a variety of sustainable features that will save energy and money. The building is situated on the lot to take full advantage of the sun and features large, tinted-glass doors on its south side that provide passive solar heating in winter months; south-facing overhangs reduce the need for air-conditioning when the summer sun is at its hottest. ENERGY EFFICIENCY FEATURES * Building orientation takes advantage of southern exposure to reduce heating loads,

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Building Technologies Office: Utility Solar Water Heating Initiative  

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

Utility Solar Water Heating Initiative Search Search Help Utility Solar Water Heating Initiative EERE Building Technologies Office Utility Solar Water Heating Initiative...

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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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Building Green in Greensburg: Silo Eco-Home  

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

Silo Eco-Home Silo Eco-Home After a tornado destroyed 95% of Greensburg in 2007, residents saw the grain silo standing tall on the northern horizon. The silo became a symbol of strength and history for the town, and is a primary feature of the Silo Eco-Home with its 6-inch-thick precast concrete walls and cylindrical form built to withstand the high winds of a tornado. The Silo Eco-Home is part of a series of green houses that will serve as "living laboratories" featuring green building techniques, energy efficiency components, and green living products. Each home will become an information center and eco-lodge where people can experience green living first-hand. The Silo Eco-Home is owned by Greensburg GreenTown, a nonprofit organization helping to rebuild

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Building Green in Greensburg: Dwane Shank Motors GM Dealership  

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

Dwane Shank Motors Dwane Shank Motors GM Dealership The Dwane Shank GM Dealership was completely destroyed by the tornado, but within just a few days the Shank family was up and running and selling cars to residents who had lost their vehicle in the tornado. The dealership also hurried to build their new 8,300-square-foot building and designed it to maximize energy efficiency and green strategies. This was vital to telling the story and demonstrating the commitment of Greensburg, Kansas, to rebuild green. The new building features a tubular daylighting device and high sidelighting panels to maximize natural light in the sales room and service shop. ENERGY EFFICIENCY FEATURES * South-facing building orientation and windows maximize the use of natural light to reduce electrical lighting loads

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City of Dallas- Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings  

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In 2003 the Dallas City Council passed a resolution requiring that all new municipal buildings larger than 10,000 square feet be constructed to meet LEED Silver Certification standards. In 2006...

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City of Cleveland - Residential Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings  

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

City of Cleveland - Residential Property Tax Abatement for Green City of Cleveland - Residential Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings City of Cleveland - Residential Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings < Back Eligibility Construction Low-Income Residential 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 01/01/2010 State Ohio Program Type Property Tax Incentive Rebate Amount 100% for 10-15 years Provider City of Cleveland Department of Community Development The City of Cleveland, in cooperation with the Cuyahoga County Auditor's Office, provides a 100% tax abatement for residential properties built to

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City of San Antonio- Green Building Requirement  

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

In 2009 San Antonio announced [http://www.sanantonio.gov/oep/SustainabilityPlan.asp Mission Verde], which outlines eleven initiatives for a sustainable economy. As part of this plan, the City...

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Green Growth Best Practice Initiative (GGBPI) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Practice Initiative (GGBPI) Practice Initiative (GGBPI) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: GGBPI Detailed Project Plan Name GGBPI Detailed Project Plan Agency/Company /Organization Green Growth Best Practice Initiative (GGBPI) Partner Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), Climate Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), International Climate Initiative (ICI) of the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature, Conservation, and Nuclear Safety, European Climate Foundation (ECF), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean(ECLAC), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Bank Group (WB), UNECA (through African Climate Policy Centre), MAPS project (through SouthSouthNorth), E3G, UNESCAP, LEDS Global Partnership

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Solar Thermal Fact Sheet Harvard Green Campus Initiative  

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Solar Thermal Fact Sheet Harvard Green Campus Initiative What is Solar Thermal? Solar thermal is often overlooked as a renewable energy technol- ogy, despite its potential. Solar thermal technology produces heat energy, as opposed to solar photovoltaics (PV), which pro- duce electricity. Solar thermal

Paulsson, Johan

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Solar Glass Fact Sheet Harvard Green Campus Initiative  

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Solar Glass Fact Sheet Harvard Green Campus Initiative What is Solar Glass? Solar glass is a type electricity and the rest to let in light. Solar glass is not fully transparent, so it should not be used or patterned to minimize heat gain and control glare are ideal candidates. Solar glass can be made in different

Paulsson, Johan

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Building Green in Greensburg: 5.4.7 Arts Center  

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

5.4.7 Arts Center 5.4.7 Arts Center Architecture students and faculty from the University of Kansas built the 5.4.7 Arts Center to make art accessible to everyone and to give aspiring artists a place to learn about the arts through classes, exhibits, and performances. The name 5.4.7 comes from the date the tornado devastated Greensburg, Kansas: May 4, 2007. It is the first building in Kansas to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ® ) Platinum rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. ENERGY EFFICIENCY FEATURES * A south-facing building orientation maximizes winter heat gain and use of natural light * Well-insulated building envelope using cellulose insulation made from recycled newspapers maximizes energy efficiency * A tight north facade protects the building

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Development of an Evaluation Instrument for Green Building Literacy among College Students in Taiwan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The construction industry accounts for a significant amount of the total carbon dioxide emissions. Promoting green building policy is one of the most effective ways to meet the national carbon reduction commitment. It is essential to increase green building ... Keywords: Ecology, Energy-Saving, Environmental Literacy, Evaluation Instrument, Evaluation Questionnaire, Green Building Literacy, Waste-Reduction, and Health EEWH System

Yi-Lin Jan; Ming-Liang Lin; Ko-Yu Shiao; Chia-Chen Wei; Li-Ting Huang; Quo-Cheng Sung

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An object-oriented framework for simulation-based green building design optimization with genetic algorithms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Simulation-based optimization can assist green building design by overcoming the drawbacks of trial-and-error with simulation alone. This paper presents an object-oriented framework that addresses many particular characteristics of green building design ... Keywords: Genetic algorithm, Green building, Object-oriented framework, Optimization, Simulation programs, Sustainable development

Weimin Wang; Hugues Rivard; Radu Zmeureanu

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings  

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

Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge June 30, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced today at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in Chicago the 14 initial partners committing to the Better Buildings Challenge. The Better Buildings Challenge is part of the Better Buildings Initiative that President Obama launched in February to catalyze private sector investment in commercial building upgrades and make America's commercial buildings 20 percent more efficient over the next decade. The Better Buildings Initiative is co-led by the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness

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Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings  

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

Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge June 30, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced today at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in Chicago the 14 initial partners committing to the Better Buildings Challenge. The Better Buildings Challenge is part of the Better Buildings Initiative that President Obama launched in February to catalyze private sector investment in commercial building upgrades and make America's commercial buildings 20 percent more efficient over the next decade. The Better Buildings Initiative is co-led by the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness

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The Value of Energy Performance and Green Attributes in Buildings: A Review of Existing Literature and Recommendations for Future Research  

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quantify the value of “green” and energy efficiency upgradesof homes with Build Green, ENERGY STAR or LEED for Homes major renovations, and energy or “green” upgrade projects.

Stuart, Elizabeth

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficient State Building Initiative | Department of Energy  

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

Efficient State Building Initiative Efficient State Building Initiative Energy Efficient State Building Initiative < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Indiana Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Department of Administration In June 2008, Governor Mitch Daniels issued an executive order establishing an energy efficient state buildings initiative. The order requires the Indiana Department of Administration (DOA) to develop design standards for all new state buildings which require a cost-effectiveness analysis of the

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Building Energy Conservation Initiative (New Hampshire) | Open...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Technologies Lighting, Chillers, Furnaces, Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Energy Mgmt. SystemsBuilding Controls, DuctAir sealing, Building Insulation Active...

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Building Technologies Program: Tax Deduction Qualified Software - Green Building Studio Web Service version 3.0  

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

0 0 On this page you'll find information about the Green Building Studio Web Service version 3.0 qualified computer software (www.buildings.energy.gov/qualified_software.html), which calculates energy and power cost savings that meet federal tax incentive requirements for commercial buildings (www.buildings.energy.gov/commercial/). Date Documentation Received by DOE: 19 September 2007 Statements in quotes are from the software developer. Internal Revenue Code §179D (c)(1) and (d) Regulations Notice 2006-52, Section 6 requirements (1) The name, address, and (if applicable) web site of the software developer; Green Building Studio, Inc. 444 Tenth Street, Suite 300 Santa Rosa, California 95401 www.greenbuildingstudio.com (2) The name, email address, and

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory : Green Energy Compass  

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Green Energy Compass Back to Tool Screenshot for Green Energy Compass Screenshot for Green Energy Compass Screenshot for Green Energy Compass...

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Building Green in Greensburg: Kiowa County Memorial Hospital  

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

Memorial Hospital The original Kiowa County Hospital was destroyed in the May 2007 tornado. The new hospital's design team took one of the most energy- intensive building types and designed a first-of-its kind energy-efficient hospital, while still meeting functional and safety requirements. Completed in March 2010, the hospital is built to achieve the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ® ) Platinum designation. The 50,000-square-foot building includes 15 acute-care beds, rural health and specialty clinics, an emergency department with two trauma rooms, physical/occupational therapy and radiology departments, a laboratory, and other support areas. The new hospital is projected to be 32% more energy efficient

209

Building Green in Greensburg: BTI Greensburg John Deere  

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

BTI Greensburg John Deere BTI Greensburg John Deere BTI-Greensburg is a 4th generation John Deere Dealership in Southwestern Kansas. BTI was started in 1944 by Ralph Estes and has since grown to serve four Kansas locations: Bucklin, Greensburg, Ness City, and Pratt. BTI stores have large parts departments, service shops, and merchandise sales sections in all four towns to better serve the region. After the tornado completely destroyed the Greensburg, Kansas, dealership, the Estes family decided to rebuild the store in an environmentally friendly way. The building design team used the U.S. Department of Energy's EnergyPlus energy modeling software to adapt a typical metal building design into a U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED

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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

211

Solar America Initiative--In Focus: The Building Industry  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Fact sheet introduces the building industry to the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar America Initiative (SAI) and describes how the building industry can benefit from and contribute to the SAI.

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2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar America Initiative--In Focus: The Building Industry  

SciTech Connect

Fact sheet introduces the building industry to the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar America Initiative (SAI) and describes how the building industry can benefit from and contribute to the SAI.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building America Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes: Case Study: Build San Antonio Green, San Antonio, Texas  

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

provided technical assistance to Build provided technical assistance to Build San Antonio Green (BSAG, www.buildsagreen.org) for three of their deep energy and green retrofits. BSAG is a well established non-profit organization in the community that has certified more than 710 new homes as well as 15 retrofits through its Green Retrofit Program to date. Technical assistance provided by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) team included retrofitting strategy assessments, performance testing, quality assurance, and metering. The PNNL team included Calcs-Plus, which led the field work, and the Florida Solar Energy Center, which led the metering effort. This San Antonio home is one of three deep energy renovations of occupied affordable homes certified in 2011. The homes were selected through the City of San Antonio's Owner-Occupied Housing

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Job Opportunity Building Zones (JOBZ) Initiative (Minnesota) | Department  

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

Opportunity Building Zones (JOBZ) Initiative (Minnesota) Opportunity Building Zones (JOBZ) Initiative (Minnesota) Job Opportunity Building Zones (JOBZ) Initiative (Minnesota) < Back Eligibility Commercial Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Minnesota Program Type Corporate Tax Incentive Minnesota's Job Opportunity Building Zones (JOBZ) Initiative state and local tax incentives to qualified companies that expand or relocate in targeted areas outside the Twin Cities metropolitan area. There are ten job zones with opportunities for manufacturing, value-added, or high-wage service businesses in over 300 communities. Qualifying businesses may be eligible for corporate franchise tax exemptions, income tax exemptions for

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City of San Jose - Private Sector Green Building Policy | Department of  

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

Jose - Private Sector Green Building Policy Jose - Private Sector Green Building Policy City of San Jose - Private Sector Green Building Policy < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State California Program Type Building Energy Code Provider City of San Jose In October 2008, the City of San Jose enacted the Private Sector Green Building Policy (Policy No. 6-32). The policy was adopted in Ordinance No. 28622 in June, 2009. All new buildings must meet certain green building requirements in order to receive a building permit. Requirements are dependent on the size and type of the project. * Tier 1 Commercial Projects include commercial industrial projects

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Building Technologies Program: Tax Deduction Qualified Software … Green Building Studio Web Service version 3.1  

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

Green Building Studio Web Service version 3.1 Green Building Studio Web Service version 3.1 On this page you'll find information about the Green Building Studio Web Service version 3.1 qualified computer software (www.buildings.energy.gov/qualified_software.html), which calculates energy and power cost savings that meet federal tax incentive requirements for commercial buildings (www.buildings.energy.gov/commercial/). Date Documentation Received by DOE: 31 March 2008 Statements in quotes are from the software developer. Internal Revenue Code §179D (c)(1) and (d) Regulations Notice 2006-52, Section 6 requirements (1) The name, address, and (if applicable) web site of the software developer; Green Building Studio, Inc. 444 Tenth Street, Suite 300 Santa Rosa, California 95401 www.greenbuildingstudio.com

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Better Buildings Initiative Highlights First-Year Successes | Department of  

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

Better Buildings Initiative Highlights First-Year Successes Better Buildings Initiative Highlights First-Year Successes Better Buildings Initiative Highlights First-Year Successes December 11, 2012 - 5:04pm Addthis Last week, Better Buildings Challenge partners and others discussed how these organizations are successfully making energy efficiency a key part of how they do business. | Photo courtesy of Monica Neukomm, Energy Department. Last week, Better Buildings Challenge partners and others discussed how these organizations are successfully making energy efficiency a key part of how they do business. | Photo courtesy of Monica Neukomm, Energy Department. Maria Tikoff Vargas Director, Department of Energy Better Buildings Challenge What are the key facts? The Better Buildings Challenge helps America's commercial and

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Chicago Joins Better Buildings Initiative | Department of Energy  

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

Better Buildings Initiative Better Buildings Initiative Chicago Joins Better Buildings Initiative June 5, 2012 - 2:34pm Addthis Secretary Chu joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to announce the city’s participation in the Better Buildings Challenge. | Photo by Brooke Collins. Secretary Chu joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to announce the city's participation in the Better Buildings Challenge. | Photo by Brooke Collins. April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this project do? Chicago is committing to reduce building energy use by 20 percent in 24 million square feet within the next five years. 14 Chicago buildings (totaling almost 14 million sq. ft.) already signed on to join the program, which will save more than $5 million a year

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

“If you don’t 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 CO²- 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 investor´s 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.

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Buildings in Green Cities: Integrating Energy Efficiency into the Real Estate Industry  

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energy efficiency or green investment. Goals will vary withare beginning to fund green investments, primarily forsustainability: Green investment may be self perpetuating.

Bardhan, Ashok; Kroll, Cynthia A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Austin Green Building Program: an analysis of the program's effectiveness  

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Current water shortages in the United States and Texas are expected to only worsen so that by 2050, approximately 40% of both U.S. and Texas residents will live in areas of water scarcity (U.S. House Committee, 2003; Texas Water Development Board, 2003). In response to these grim projections, both lawmakers and environmentalists are calling for conservation measures so that future shortages or costly new supply initiatives are avoided. One area where substantial consumption decreases could be made is the municipal sector, which is projected to account for 35% of all water consumed in Texas by 2050 (Texas Water Development Board, 2002). Both organizations and voluntary programs have been established to reduce water consumption in this area. One of the largest and most innovative programs in the state is the Austin Green Building Program (AGBP). It was the first program of its kind in the U.S. that rates new homes and remodels in regards to five categories related to sustainability: energy efficiency, water efficiency, materials efficiency, health and safety and community (City of Austin, 2001). This research identified the factors (weather, home size, lot size, appraised value, and existence of a pool) that effect water consumption for residences qualifying as "Austin Green Homes", and identified those green features or designs that had the greatest effect on water consumption, that were most commonly included, and the reasons why contractors incorporated them. Non-green features such as temperature, rainfall, home and lot size, appraised value and a pool seemed to have the greatest impact on water consumption, from an analysis of R2 values, albeit a positive relation for each variable. When green features were investigated, findings showed that different features were effective in reducing water consumption for different builders and in many cases, water-conserving features actually led to increased use. Finally, results showed that large builders incorporated fewer water-related green features in their homes and achieved lower star ratings in general than small green builders.

Tinker, Audrey Kristen

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

City of San Antonio- Green Building Policy for City-Owned Facilities  

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

In April 2007, the San Antonio City Council adopted a resolution to require that all new buildings that are funded and used by the city must meet green building guidelines. The guidelines should be...

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News From the D.C. Office: U.S. Green Building Council Priorities  

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a consensus on how to calculate tenant and owner benefits-and thus create a marketable dollar value-for a "green" building. BuildingRating Systems. The Council wants to explore...

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From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet)  

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

BTI-Greensburg John Deere Dealership is up and running now and being put to the BTI-Greensburg John Deere Dealership is up and running now and being put to the test. To ensure the systems operate as planned, the Estes brothers are undergoing a commissioning process where everything is examined: lighting systems, mechanical systems, materials used, plumbing, and more. This continuous evaluation is critical to keep an efficient, sustainable building running smoothly. Courtesy of BTI-Greensburg/PIX 16647 From Tragedy to Triumph-Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster About Green Buildings Green buildings save thousands in utility bills while making the indoor environment healthier and more com- fortable for occupants. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, green commercial and public buildings on average use up to 50% less energy, emit

225

Performance of the Latest Generation Powerline Networking for Green Building Applications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Green building applications need to efficiently communicate fine-grained power consumption patterns of a wide variety of consumer-grade appliances for an effective adaptation and percolation of demand response models in the home environment. A key hurdle ... Keywords: Green Building, PLC, Powerline Communications, Smart Grid

Nirmalya Roy, David Kleinschmidt, Joseph Taylor, Behrooz Shirazi

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Existing Building Energy Efficiency  

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

Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Existing Building Energy Efficiency Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Existing Building Energy Efficiency Analysis: November 17, 2009 - June 30, 2010 Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Existing Building Energy Efficiency Analysis: November 17, 2009 - June 30, 2010 This report presents the results of the Booz Allen Hamilton study on the existing building stock of Hawaii, along with conclusions on the key drivers of potential energy efficiency savings and on the steps necessary to attain them. 48318.pdf More Documents & Publications Clean Energy Policy Analysis: Impact Analysis of Potential Clean Energy Policy Options for the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative HCEI Road Map: 2011 Edition (Brochure) Identifying Cost-Effective Residential Energy Efficiency Opportunities for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative

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Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Existing Building Energy Efficiency...  

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7A2-48318 June 2010 Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Existing Building Energy Efficiency Analysis November 17, 2009 - June 30, 2010 P. Finch and A. Potes Booz Allen Hamilton...

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Environmental Assessment for The Ohio State University, Ohio 4-H center with Green Building Technologies  

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

The Ohio State University, Ohio 4-H Center The Ohio State University, Ohio 4-H Center with Green Building Technologies DOE/EA 1571 Franklin County, Ohio December 2006 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY GOLDEN FIELD OFFICE 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401 Ohio State 4-H Center with Green Building Technologies Franklin County, OH TABLE OF CONTENTS Environmental Assessment Ohio 4-H Building with Green Building Technologies Franklin County, Ohio SUMMARY............................................................................................................................. S-1 1.0 INTRODUCTION.........................................................................................................1-1 1.1. National Environmental Policy Act and Related Procedures...........................1-1

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Green energy initiatives in the hotel industry: factors influencing adoption decisions.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Adopting green energy initiatives is deemed significant in reducing the carbon footprint of the hotel industry. In general, energy-efficient and renewable energy technologies offer wide… (more)

Halbe, Akanksha

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

International Comparison of Energy Labeling and Standards for Energy Efficient and Green Buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper discusses the approaches of the European Union, Germany and India to reduce GHG- emissions and mitigate climate change impacts from buildings through the establishment of energy performance standards and green building certifications. From the study of the roadmaps of the EU, Germany and India, it is quite clear that the EU and especially Germany are focussing on stringent mandatory energy standards towards 'nearly zero energy buildings'. On the other hand, India concentrates on green buildings with voluntary green building certification (GRIHA) to address the environmental challenges of the construction sector due to rapid urbanization in the country. The paper discusses the implication of mandatory vs. voluntary schemes and outlines the importance of combining the two approaches within an effective policy package. Finally, it discusses how the barriers of the implementation of energy standards and green buildings can be removed through social learning on effective policy packages.

Hennicke, P.; Shrestha, S.; Schleicher, T.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A critical analysis on the effectiveness of energy performance assessment for green building labelling scheme in Hong Kong.  

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???Green building labelling system is widely accepted worldwide for benchmarking the environmental performance of buildings, which provides ratings and labels to indicate the achievement of… (more)

Leu, Ching Yin (???)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Fuzzy Comprehensive Evaluation Model and Influence Factors Analysis on Comprehensive Performance of Green Buildings  

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A green building involves complex system engineering including energy efficiency and energy utilization, water-saving and water utilization, material-saving and material utilization, and land-saving and indoor environment quality and operation management. In order to solve problems of subjectivity, uncertainty and impossibility of quantitative analysis when evaluating green building, this study establishes a multi-level fuzzy evaluation model by means of fuzzy mathematics method to analyze the comprehensive performance of green building according to the index system of “Evaluation Standard for Green Building”. Combined with the technique scheme of the first China green building demonstration project, the result proves to be in accordance with the pre-evaluation of experts. It shows that the fuzzy comprehensive evaluation method is reasonable and feasible to evaluate the comprehensive performance of green building. The evaluation result is the same as the pre-evaluation result. Factors with high weights have larger effects on the results. This proves that the guideline should be the first reference mode in the future engineering practice so as to realize optimization of green building performance.

Sun, J.; Wu, Y.; Dai, Z.; Hao, Y.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

NREL: News Feature - Recycled Natural Gas Pipes Shore Up Green Building  

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Recycled Natural Gas Pipes Shore Up Green Building Recycled Natural Gas Pipes Shore Up Green Building July 17, 2009 Photo of a line of four large metal tubes coming out of the ground in a construction site with blue sky, hills and buildings in the background. Early photos show the first few reclaimed gas pipes being erected at the RSF construction site. Using these recycled pipes will be help the building attain LEED platinum status. Credit: Carl Cox Building a support structure of something, tried, true and tested like "off the shelf" steel is standard practice in building construction. NREL's effort to create the most energy efficient and "green" office building is putting a twist on an old standard. The columns that will carry the weight of floors and walls in the new Research Support Facilities (RSF) are

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Clean Energy Program Policy Brief. The Value of Energy Performance and Green Attributes in Buildings: Review of Existing Literature and Recommendations for Future Research.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

quantify the value of “green” and energy efficiency upgradesof homes with Build Green, ENERGY STAR or LEED for Homes major renovations, and energy or “green” upgrade projects.

Stuart, Elizabeth

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

235

Green Buildings in Green Cities: Integrating Energy Efficiency into the Real Estate Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in Operation. Energy and Buildings. 43(11): 3106-3111.and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Program, of theand Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Program. Key

Bardhan, Ashok; Kroll, Cynthia A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Doing Well by Doing Good? Green Office Buildings  

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clusters as distinct. That is, 694 rated buildings and7,411 control buildings, each located within 1,300feet of a rated building. VOL. 100 NO. 5 EICHHOLTZ ET AL. :

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

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Scottsdale - Green Building Incentives (Arizona) | Open...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Comprehensive MeasuresWhole Building, CustomOthers pending approval, DuctAir sealing, Energy Mgmt. SystemsBuilding Controls, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Heat pumps,...

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City of Bloomington - Green Building Requirements for Municipal...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Applicable Sector Local Government Eligible Technologies Comprehensive MeasuresWhole Building, Energy Mgmt. SystemsBuilding Controls, Biomass, Daylighting, Geothermal Heat...

239

Town of Buckeye - Green Building Incentive (Arizona) | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Comprehensive MeasuresWhole Building, CustomOthers pending approval, DuctAir sealing, Energy Mgmt. SystemsBuilding Controls, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Heat pumps,...

240

Green Building and Energy Reduction Standards for State Agencies...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

for State Agencies Incentive Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Applicable Sector State Government Eligible Technologies Comprehensive MeasuresWhole Building, Biomass,...

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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


241

Singapore's Draft Green Buildings R&D framework and BCA Projects  

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Point of Contact: Dane Lay At least 80% of the buildings in Singapore to be 'green' by 2030" - this is one of the key national targets for the built environment under the...

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Local Option- Real Property Tax Exemption for Green Buildings (New York)  

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

In July 2012 New York enacted legislation allowing municipal corporations to exempt green buildings from real property taxes. It is important to note that this law allows but does not require local...

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Development of a Green Building Decision Support Tool: A Collaborative Process  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we discuss a collaborative process for developing a decision tool to support decisions around investment in green energy technologies. Our tool was developed specifically for the Hitchcock Center for the Environment, a local environmental ... Keywords: decision analysis, energy, environment, green building

Ben Ewing; Erin Baker

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Doing Well By Doing Good? Green Office Buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

energy used in the building), as certified by a professional engineer, achieves certain specified benchmark

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

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

Doing Well by Doing Good? Green Office Buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

energy used in the building), as certified by a professional engineer, achieves certain specified benchmark

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

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

City of Berkeley - Green Building Standards for City Owned and Operated  

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

Green Building Standards for City Owned and Green Building Standards for City Owned and Operated Projects City of Berkeley - Green Building Standards for City Owned and Operated Projects < Back Eligibility Local Government 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 State California Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider City of Berkeley The Berkeley City Council adopted Resolution 62284 on November 18, 2003 requiring that all city-sponsored building projects receive LEED certification. Its incorporation occurred in two phases, first requiring city-sponsored projects entering design and construction after January 1,

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Tax Deduction Qualified Software - Green Building Studio Web Service version 3.4  

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

Green Building Studio Web Service version 3.4 Green Building Studio Web Service version 3.4 On this page you'll find information about the Green Building Studio Web Service version 3.4 qualified computer software (www.buildings.energy.gov/qualified_software.html), which calculates energy and power cost savings that meet federal tax incentive requirements for commercial buildings. Date Documentation Received by DOE: 16 October 2008 Statements in quotes are from the software developer. Internal Revenue Code §179D (c)(1) and (d) Regulations Notice 2006-52, Section 6 requirements as amplified by Notice 2008-40, Section 4 requirements. (1) The name, address, and (if applicable) web site of the software developer; Autodesk, Inc. 444 Tenth Street, Suite 300 Santa Rosa, California 95401 http://www.autodesk.com

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Green Investment Horizons: Effects of Policy on the Market for Building  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Green Investment Horizons: Effects of Policy on the Market for Building Green Investment Horizons: Effects of Policy on the Market for Building Energy Efficiency Technologies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Green Investment Horizons: Effects of Policy on the Market for Building Energy Efficiency Technologies Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Topics: Potentials & Scenarios Website: pdf.wri.org/working_papers/green_investment_horizons.pdf Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/green-investment-horizons-effects-pol Language: English Policies: "Deployment Programs,Financial Incentives,Regulations" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property. DeploymentPrograms: Demonstration & Implementation Regulations: "Building Codes,Emissions Standards,Energy Standards" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture Efficiency Requirements, Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling, Audit Requirements, Building Certification, Building Codes, Cost Recovery/Allocation, Emissions Mitigation Scheme, Emissions Standards, Enabling Legislation, Energy Standards, Feebates, Feed-in Tariffs, Fuel Efficiency Standards, Incandescent Phase-Out, Mandates/Targets, Net Metering & Interconnection, Resource Integration Planning, Safety Standards, Upgrade Requirements, Utility/Electricity Service Costs) for this property.

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

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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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Case Study of Energy Diagnose and Re-commissioning in a Green Office Building  

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Building progress consists of master planning, design detail, construction, acceptance and management phases. Due to lack of communication, there are many gaps between the adjacent phases in building progress, such as, the big gap between construction and acceptance phase. The gaps lead to miss part of design intent when buildings were functioned. Although many prevailing evaluation systems like GOBAS or LEED mean to cover a whole building progress, in reality, they only pay much attention to design phase and generally ignore commissioning phase after construction. It leads an inefficiently facility management of HVAC systems and components. Energy diagnose and re-commissioning by on-site measurement can solve these problems, to improve systems' efficiency and bridge the gap between acceptance and management phase, finally realize a real green building. In this paper, it presents a case study result of applying this approach in a green office building in Beijing and shows how re-commissioning and energy diagnose contribute significantly to reach a real green building for long-term functioning. That Green Office Building was certified as Golden Level by LEED, and evaluated as Level B by GOBAS. All these evaluation did before construction phase. But the actual power consumption, 74kWh/m2.a, is twice as the designed consumption, and is only a bit less than other common office building. One month on-site measurement and half a year of data collected after acceptance phase show that some energy-efficient equipment do not run in a proper way. By re-commissioning, most of the systems in the Green Building work well.

Zhang, Y.; Wei, Q.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Section 9.2 Building Commissioning: Greening Federal Facilities...  

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may be contracted as an additional service from a design- build or construction management provider. Regard- less of the specific contractual arrangements, provi- sions must...

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Building Green in Greensburg: Silo Eco-Home  

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

This poster highlights energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable features of the high-performing Silo Eco-Home building in Greensburg, Kansas.

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City of Grand Rapids - Green Building Requirements for Municipal...  

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

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...

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City of Frisco - Residential and Commercial Green Building Codes...  

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

Your Home Ventilation Insulation Program Information Texas Program Type Building Energy Code '''''Note: In the spring on 2012, the city of Frisco was working to update the...

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Building Green in Greensburg: Kiowa County Memorial Hospital  

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

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

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City of Detroit - SmartBuildings Detroit Green Fund Loan | Department of  

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

City of Detroit - SmartBuildings Detroit Green Fund Loan City of Detroit - SmartBuildings Detroit Green Fund Loan City of Detroit - SmartBuildings Detroit Green Fund Loan < Back Eligibility Commercial Institutional Local Government Multi-Family Residential State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Other Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Insulation Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Water Buying & Making Electricity Energy Sources Solar Water Heating Wind Maximum Rebate 40% of eligible costs, up to $100,000 Program Info Funding Source The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009; State Energy Program State Michigan Program Type Local Loan Program

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Prepared by Harvard Medical School and Harvard Green Campus Initiative 1 Harvard Medical School  

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. We chose to focus on energy, waste, water, and transportation for this first release of the report as % of energy costs in FY06: 3% $ Savings from ECMs FY03-06: $512,000 Waste Change in total tons of waste Initiative #12;Prepared by Harvard Medical School and Harvard Green Campus Initiative 2 Energy Use (MMBtu

Paulsson, Johan

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Net Zero Energy High Performance Green Buildings Net Zero ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Tropical Forest Conservation R&D Partnerships: IPHE, CSLR, GNEP, GenIV, ITER, FutureGen International Partnerships & Initiatives Page 7. 7 ...

2008-07-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Track 2 _ A Green Building for Green Research The Problem NIATT Sustainable Transit Research Facility  

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Clerstory Atrium Cooling Towers Existing Access 05 The Solution_Site 2 Terraced Green Roofs. Inviting. Passive heating/cooling. Indoor air quality/emissions. Day Lighting. Mitigating heat island effect The Solution_Site 1 Slab Heating/Cooling Harnessing existing energy from power plant. The Sites _ Site 2 04

Kyte, Michael

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Proposed Energy Provisions of the California Green Building Standards Code  

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· Service Water Heating in Large Restaurants ­ 15% Solar Fraction or 95% water heater efficiency Tier I · 95 · Removal of Maximum Hot Water Pipe Volume from Prerequisites for Newly Constructed Residential · Removal Building Energy Design Rating Space Cooling Space Heating Water Heating Refrigerator Dishwasher Range

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Greensburg, Kansas: Building a Model Green Community, How Would You Rebuild a Town - Green? April 2009 (Brochure)  

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

GO-102009-2829 * April 2009 GO-102009-2829 * April 2009 Cover photo courtesy of Lynn Billman, NREL Printed with a renewable source ink on paper containing at least 50% wastepaper, including 10% postconsumer waste. For Additional Information, Please Contact: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Information Center 1-877-EERE-INF (1-877-337-3463) www.eere.energy.gov Prepared by NREL, 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. How would you rebuild a town - green? Greensburg, Kansas: Building a Model Green Community Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Case Study Database

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Sustainability Assessment and Roadmap for a Green Campus Initiative  

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Texas A&M International University and the Energy Systems Laboratory of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station have partnered to conduct a campus sustainability assessment and create a subsequent campus sustainability plan for TAMIU. This sustainable campus initiative will make TAMIU a leader in efficient and environmentally friendly campuses throughout the A&M system and the State. Energy System Laboratory conducted a site visit and interview TAMIU management, staff, contractors, and student representatives to obtain data for this assessment. The current progress, good practices, and opportunities for TAMIU are discussed for four areas: · Resource Conservation · Campus Infrastructure · Health and Well-Being · Academics and Culture The investigation revealed several points where TAMIU is already performing well and also revealed many opportunities. The authors of this assessment see the following areas as major opportunities. They are divided into immediate opportunities and areas that warrant additional study.

Clingenpeel, K.; Verdict, M.; Claridge, D. E.

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Buildings: Principles, Practices and Techniques, The French "HQE" Versus the American "LEED"  

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Buildings account for a large amount of land use, energy and water consumption, in addition to air and atmosphere alteration. Considering the statistics and the impact of the built environment on human health as well as the natural environment, reducing the amount of natural resources consumed by the buildings industry and the amount of pollution given off is seen as critical to achieve sustainability. Green Buildings are expected to reduce greenhouse gasses, save the natural resources and meet the users’ justifiable demand for more comfort and safety; in addition to their promising projected value within the global economy. Within the international framework and assessment tools designed to address the buildings environmental issues, this paper aims to outline and compare two of the world’s leading standards for Green Buildings, the French “HQE®” and the American “LEED®” assessment systems in order to reveal the differences as well as the common ground and the shared concerns of both systems. A set of environmental issues were selected in such a way to cover the three aspects of the building’s sustainability. The findings of the comparison show an advantage for the French system in addition to its innovative extension of the concept to the urban planning operations.

Gazzeh, K.; Mahfoudh, H. B.

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Re-Assessing Green Building Performance: A Post Occupancy Evaluation of 22 GSA Buildings  

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2nd report on the performance of GSA's sustainably designed buildings. The purpose of this study was to provide an overview of measured whole building performance as it compares to GSA and industry baselines. The PNNL research team found the data analysis illuminated strengths and weaknesses of individual buildings as well as the portfolio of buildings. This section includes summary data, observations that cross multiple performance metrics, discussion of lessons learned from this research, and opportunities for future research. The summary of annual data for each of the performance metrics is provided in Table 25. The data represent 1 year of measurements and are not associated with any specific design features or strategies. Where available, multiple years of data were examined and there were minimal significant differences between the years. Individually focused post occupancy evaluation (POEs) would allow for more detailed analysis of the buildings. Examining building performance over multiple years could potentially offer a useful diagnostic tool for identifying building operations that are in need of operational changes. Investigating what the connection is between the building performance and the design intent would offer potential design guidance and possible insight into building operation strategies. The 'aggregate operating cost' metric used in this study represents the costs that were available for developing a comparative industry baseline for office buildings. The costs include water utilities, energy utilities, general maintenance, grounds maintenance, waste and recycling, and janitorial costs. Three of the buildings that cost more than the baseline in Figure 45 have higher maintenance costs than the baseline, and one has higher energy costs. Given the volume of data collected and analyzed for this study, the inevitable request is for a simple answer with respect to sustainably designed building performance. As previously stated, compiling the individual building values into single metrics is not statistically valid given the small number of buildings, but it has been done to provide a cursory view of this portfolio of sustainably designed buildings. For all metrics except recycling cost per rentable square foot and CBE survey response rate, the averaged building performance was better than the baseline for the GSA buildings in this study.

Fowler, Kimberly M.; Rauch, Emily M.; Henderson, Jordan W.; Kora, Angela R.

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Making Green Building Units By Using Some Wastes of Ceramic Industry  

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The ceramic tiles industry produces a lot of wastes such as ceramic sludge, broken under quality tiles and the ceramic dust. The accumulated wastes comprise a great pollution problem on the surrounded environment. The ceramic properties of Egyptian clays show that they are highly plastic and very sensitive upon drying. Accordingly, they are continuously in need to some additives for adjusting such properties. The environmental impact of this work is producing a green building unit has a zero waste energy. The recycling of ceramic solid waste industry in building operations contributes with minimizing the energy consumption and the cost of building to achieve building sustainability. In this work each of 15, 25 and 50% ceramic sludge solid waste were mixed with a chosen clayey raw material for making green building bricks. The mix contains 15% sludge and 85% clay shows a lower plasticity coefficient and an insensitive behaviour upon drying in addition to suitable physico-mechanical properties for the fired clay articles. This suggested mix was applied within a common brick fabric in Egypt for studying the possibility of its industrial application.

Abd El-Ghafour, N.G.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of the National Green Building Standard (ICC 700-2008) and LEED for Homes to the Residential Provisions of the 2009 IECC for the Delaware Green for Green Program  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Adhering to Delaware’s Green for Green program specifications results in homes being built to more energy-efficient levels than the 2009 IECC levels. Specifically: • Certifying at the Silver Performance Level for the ICC 700 standard using either the Prescriptive or Performance Paths will result in a residential building that is more efficient than if the building only complied with the 2009 IECC. • Certifying at the Silver level under LEED for Homes standard, including mandatory compliance with ENERGY STAR 2006 and earning two additional energy points will result in a residential building that is more efficient than if the building only complied with the 2009 IECC.

Britt, Michelle L.; Makela, Eric J.

2011-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

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The Development of a Global Example- Our Headquarters are becoming a "Green Building"  

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The Deutsche Bank towers in Frankfurt-am- Main, headquarters and emblem of one of Germany's largest banks are being converted into one of the world's most environmentally friendly high-rise buildings. This comprehensive modernization is turning the towers into a "Green Building", a structure whose operation is ecologically sustainable, boasts low resource consumption and offers a highly-user-friendly architecture. This holistic approach not only offers an improved working environment for employees, but also delivers greater economy as a result of the space gained through the conversion, not to mention greater openness. Thanks to the utilization of modern building technology, the consumption of heating energy, water and electricity will be reduced by 50 percent on average, resulting in a reduction in CO2 emissions of 55%. This conversion is setting new standards internationally, and represents another milestone in the sustainability strategy of Deutsche Bank.

Hagge, H.

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Whole-building energy targets ``A`` prototype, initial version  

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The Whole-Building Energy Targets project, sponsored by the US Department of Energy (DOE), is developing a methodology for generating energy performance targets for commercial buildings. The methodology and implementing software have potential applications to energy standards and guidelines, advanced building design tools, energy retrofit analysis, demand-side management programs, and the planning and assessment of building energy research. Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) is conducting the Targets project with assistance from three leading building-industry associations -- the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE); the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES); and the American Institute of Architects/Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (AIA/ACSA) Council on Architectural Research. The project`s objective is to develop a methodology to generate energy performance targets for design, check the compliance of commercial-building designs with those targets, and evaluate design alternatives. Two previous phases of the project have been completed -- Phase 1 Planning and Phase 2 Concept Development. The current phase is called Phase 3 System Development. Key elements of the technical approach are that targets will be based on space functions (i.e., the collection of activities and corresponding areas within a building) rather than building types, generated using economic optimization methods, and custom-generated for specific building projects. Pacific Northwest Laboratory is developing computer software, referred to as the ``Targets software,`` that implements this methodology. The Targets software will enable the methodology to be demonstrated and tested and is intended to provide the basis for final computer applications incorporating the methodology.

Briggs, R.S.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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LBNL-PG&E High Tech Building Initiative  

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

www.femp.energy.gov/training Federal Energy Management Program Labs, Data Centers, and High Tech Facilities Dale Sartor, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2 | FUPWG April 2012 High Tech Buildings are Energy Hogs Comparative Energy Costs High-Tech Facilities vs. Standard Buildings Annual Energy Costs ($/square foot) 3 | FEMP First Thursday Seminars femp.energy.gov/training FEMP First Thursday Seminars Energy Efficiency in Data Centers 4 | FUPWG April 2012 High voltage distribution High efficiency UPS systems Efficient redundancy strategies Use of DC power Better air management Move to liquid cooling Optimized chilled-water plants Use of free cooling Heat recovery Server innovation Virtualization High efficiency power supplies

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President Obama and Secretary Chu Unveil "Better Building Initiative" |  

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

President Obama and Secretary Chu Unveil "Better Building President Obama and Secretary Chu Unveil "Better Building Initiative" President Obama and Secretary Chu Unveil "Better Building Initiative" February 3, 2011 - 11:50am Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Editor's Note: This event has concluded. Today, Secretary Chu will join President Obama in State College, Pennsylvania, to highlight the Department's Energy Innovation Hub focused on energy efficient buildings. The President will discuss the importance of investing in innovation to create jobs and strengthen America's competitiveness. As part of this discussion, the President will announce a "Better Building Initiative" to make commercial buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade.

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 7.1 National Legislation  

Buildings Energy Data Book (EERE)

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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NREL: News - NREL Launches Initiative to Build Solar Performance...  

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from solar facilities across the country. As part of DOE's SunShot Initiative, the Open Solar Performance and Reliability Clearinghouse (O-SPaRC) will give the private market...

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Total Facility Control - Applying New Intelligent Technologies to Energy Efficient Green Buildings  

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Energy efficiency through intelligent control is a core element of any "Green Building". We need smarter, more efficient ways of managing the energy consuming elements within a building. But what we think of as "the building" is only a small piece of the puzzle. We have to think broader in order to gain the greater energy savings and efficiencies that are possible. "Total Facility Control" is a concept that we need to embrace and consider when we design, commission, and retrofit our facilities. Very often a single building is part of a larger campus or collection of buildings under a common management domain. Be it a university, public school district, office complex, or multiuse tenant space, there are often multiple "buildings" plus the connectivity between buildings: walkway lighting, signage, parking structures, and even the irrigation systems. We don't often think about the outdoor lighting, security, or irrigation as part of the building management plan, but it can be a significant contributing factor when looking at places to save on energy and improve operational efficiency. We must change the way we design our buildings, facilities, campuses, and enterprises in order to be more energy efficient and be green. A variety of technologies and design principles are available to ensure we move in a positive direction. We must make our systems and processes more visible and, hence, more accessible. At the core of this is the visibility and control of the systems within these environments. A majority of the building control systems in operation today are extremely limited in their ability to achieve higher efficiencies because there is no intelligent control or communication system available; and the amount of cross system interoperability is even scarcer. What does an interoperable system architecture look like? It's one in which a wide variety of energy consuming, intelligent devices can share their information and be controlled by an energy management system. Newer technologies use open systems, open protocols, and higher levels of interoperability, all of which have been proven to cost effectively provide competitive solutions. Better energy efficiency and improved operational costs start with better visibility and control of the myriad of systems within a facility. They must communicate together in a way that enables greater functionality and lower costs. Total Facility Control must be considered as we look at the entire building envelope as well as the rest of the facility systems. Included in the mix are HVAC, indoor lighting, security, access, sun shading, indoor air quality, sound masking and alarm annunciation, elevators/escalators, appliances, power conditioning, irrigation, energy metering, outdoor/parking lot lighting, street lighting, co-generation stations, and much more. This paper will discuss some of the basic concepts, architectures, and technologies that are being used today to implement a Total Facility Control model.

Bernstein, R.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interoperable, life-cycle tools for assuring building performance: An overview of a commercial building initiative  

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A key impediment to improving the energy efficiency and reducing the environmental impact of buildings is the complexity and cost of managing information over the life cycle of a building. A surprisingly large fraction of the total cost of buildings is embodied in the decision making and information management process due to the structure of the building industry, the numerous people and companies involved in the process, the current nature of the building acquisition process, and the long time periods over which buildings operate once design and construction are completed. The authors suggest that new interoperable software tools could greatly facilitate and rationalize this complex process, thereby reducing time and cost, and greatly improving the habitability and environmental impact of these buildings. They describe a series of projects in which they are building and testing several prototype toolkits as part of a building life-cycle information system that will allow interoperable software tools to function more effectively throughout the design, construction, commissioning, and operations phases.

Selkowitz, S.; Piette, M.A.; Papamichael, K.; Sartor, D.; Hitchcock, R.; Olken, F.

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrative framework for assessing firms' potential to undertake Green IT initiatives via virtualization - A theoretical perspective  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Green IT (information technology) has recently emerged into an active research area in the information systems (IS) discipline. A major gap that exists in the Green IT research literature today is the absence of a theoretical framework that can be used ... Keywords: Green information technology implementation, Green information technology practice, Integrative theoretical framework, Process virtualization

Ranjit Bose; Xin Luo

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings Initiative" |  

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

White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings Initiative" White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings Initiative" February 4, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis In case you missed it, below is a summary on the White House blog of President Obama's major announcement yesterday on building efficiency. The "Better Buildings" initiative aims to achieve a 20 percent improvement in commercial energy efficiency by 2020, reduce companies' and business owners' energy bills by about $40 billion per year, and save energy by reforming outdated incentives and challenging the private sector to act. WASHINGTON - Today, the Deputy Director of the Office of Public Engagement Greg Nelson posted the following statement to the White House blog. View

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White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings Initiative" |  

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

White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings Initiative" White House Blog Post on the President's "Better Buildings Initiative" February 4, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis In case you missed it, below is a summary on the White House blog of President Obama's major announcement yesterday on building efficiency. The "Better Buildings" initiative aims to achieve a 20 percent improvement in commercial energy efficiency by 2020, reduce companies' and business owners' energy bills by about $40 billion per year, and save energy by reforming outdated incentives and challenging the private sector to act. WASHINGTON - Today, the Deputy Director of the Office of Public Engagement Greg Nelson posted the following statement to the White House blog. View

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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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Building research capacity in Education: evidence from recent initiatives in England, Scotland and Wales.  

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Building research capacity in Education: evidence from recent initiatives in England, Scotland and Wales. Zoe Fowler, Adela Baird, Stephen Baron, Susan M.B.Davies, Richard Procter and Jane Salisbury. Corresponding author: Zoe Fowler, Independent... of expertise as they move between unrelated research projects (Fowler and Procter, 2008). Typically, short-term funded research projects have little opportunity to invest in building research capacity. These factors affect professional identifies, and the ways...

Fowler, Zoe Louise; Baird, Adela; Davies, Susan M B; Procter, Richard; Baron, Stephen; Salisbury, Jane

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Finding of No Significant Impact Environmental Assessment for The Ohio State University, Ohio 4-H center with Green Building Technologies  

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

Golden Golden Field Office 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 December 27, 2006 DOE/EA 1571 FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT For The Ohio State University, Ohio 4-H Center with Green Building Technologies AGENCY: Department of Energy, Golden Field Office ACTION: Finding of No Significant Impact SUMMARY: The US Department of Energy (DOE) conducted an Environmental Assessment (EA) that analyzed the potential environmental impacts associated with the construction and operation of the Ohio State University (OSU) 4-H Center with Green Building Technologies in Franklin County, Ohio. Based on action by the U.S. Congress, DOE has funding available to support the construction phase of two features within the Ohio 4-H Center designed for energy efficiency: 1) A hybrid geothermal/cooling tower heating, ventilating, and cooling (HVAC) system, and,

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JOSEPH MULLINIX, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT- BUSINESS AND FINANCE Re Green Building Design and Clean Energy Standards Policy and Procedures  

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As you know, the Academic Council held a preliminary discussion in January of the documents relating to the draft Policy on Green Building Design and Clean Energy Standards, and considered whether and how faculty should be involved in development and implementation of this policy. As I indicated in my follow-up letter of January 23, Council agreed that faculty input would be advisable in regard both to finalizing the guidelines and to implementation. It was also recommended that, as a regular practice, chancellors solicit from their divisional Senate names of faculty experts in green technology and building design to participate in policy implementation on the campus level. In order to more fully understand the implications of the proposed policy and guidelines, Council asked faculty experts to review the documents. Comments were received from:

Berkeley Davis; Irvine Los; Angeles Merced; Riverside San; Diego San Francisco; Dear Joe

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Value of Energy Performance and Green Attributes in Buildings: A Review of Existing Literature and Recommendations for Future Research  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Labels, certifications, and rating systems for energy efficiency performance and “green” attributes of buildings have been available in the U.S. for over 10 years, and used extensively in the European Union and Australia for longer. Such certifications and ratings can make energy efficiency more visible, and could help spur demand for energy efficiency if these designations are shown to have a positive impact on sales or rental prices. This policy brief discusses the findings and methodologies from recent studies on this topic, and suggests recommendations for future research. Although there have been just a handful of studies within the last 10 years that have investigated these effects, a few key findings emerge: To maximize sales price impact, label or rating information must be disclosed early and visibly in the sales process; The approach to evaluating energy efficiency labels (e.g., ENERGY STAR) and general “green” certifications (e.g., LEED or GreenPoint Rated) may need to be different, depending on the type, vintage and market penetration of the label; Collaborative efforts to promote label adoption and build a large dataset of labeled buildings will be required to produce reliable study results.

Stuart, Elizabeth

2011-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

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From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Fact sheet offering practical information about building energy efficient buildings and using renewable energy. Includes a checklist and resources. Highlights successful projects in Greensburg, Kansas.

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2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Existing Building Energy Efficiency Analysis: November 17, 2009 - June 30, 2010  

SciTech Connect

In June 2009, the State of Hawaii enacted an Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) with a target of 4,300 gigawatt hours (GWh) by 2030 (Hawaii 2009). Upon setting this goal, the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative, Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH), and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), working with select local stakeholders, partnered to execute the first key step toward attaining the EEPS goal: the creation of a high-resolution roadmap outlining key areas of potential electricity savings. This roadmap was divided into two core elements: savings from new construction and savings from existing buildings. BAH focused primarily on the existing building analysis, while NREL focused on new construction forecasting. This report presents the results of the Booz Allen Hamilton study on the existing building stock of Hawaii, along with conclusions on the key drivers of potential energy efficiency savings and on the steps necessary to attain them.

Finch, P.; Potes, A.

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Breaking new ground in building green : the role of city policy and regulation in a building industry market transformation  

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With a growing awareness of the need for a widespread reduction in the use of natural resources, including energy and water, buildings have been identified as a key component of America's, and the world's, drain on these ...

Prakash, Shiva R

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Existing Building Energy Efficiency Analysis: November 17, 2009 - June 30, 2010  

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

Subcontract Report Subcontract Report NREL/SR-7A2-48318 June 2010 Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Existing Building Energy Efficiency Analysis November 17, 2009 - June 30, 2010 P. Finch and A. Potes Booz Allen Hamilton Honolulu, Hawaii 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 Subcontract Report NREL/SR-7A2-48318 June 2010 Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Existing Building Energy Efficiency Analysis November 17, 2009 - June 30, 2010 P. Finch and A. Potes Booz Allen Hamilton Honolulu, Hawaii NREL Technical Monitor: S. Busche

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Inventory of U.S.-led International Activities on Building Energy Efficiency Initial Findings  

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Several U.S. Government agencies promote energy efficiency in buildings internationally. The types and scope of activities vary by agency. Those with the largest role include the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Department of State and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Both USAID and the Department of State have a substantial presence overseas, which may present some complementarities with the Department of Energy’s efforts to reach out to other countries. Generally speaking, USAID focuses on capacity building and policy issues; the Department of State focuses on broad diplomatic efforts and some targeted grants in support of these efforts, and EPA has more targeted roles linked to ENERGY STAR appliances and a few other activities. Several additional agencies are also involved in trade-related efforts to promote energy efficiency in buildings. These include the Department of Commerce, the Export-Import Bank, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the Trade and Development Agency (TDA). This initial synthesis report is designed to summarize broad trends and activities relating to international cooperation on energy efficiency in buildings, which can help the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in developing its own strategy in this area. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will develop a more complete synthesis report later in 2010 as it populates a database on international projects on building energy efficiency.

Delgado, Alison; Evans, Meredydd

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Primary and secondary emissions from green building materials : large chamber experiments.  

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??Indoor sources of air pollution generate a large fraction of overall human exposure to airborne pollutants. Materials used in buildings have been shown to be… (more)

Gall, Elliott Tyler

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Green Button | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Green Button Green Button Jump to: navigation, search The Green Button Green Button is the common-sense idea that electricity customers should be able to download their own detailed household or building electricity usage information from their utility website, in a common consumer- and computer-friendly format. With the Green Button initiative, energy providers are giving customers easy and secure online access to their personal energy use data. The program is the response from participating utilities to a challenge issued by the White House in 2011. The Green Button appears on the websites of participating utilities. Utility customers who log in and click the button are able to retrieve and download their personal energy use information. The program also offers opportunity for developers and third parties to

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Receding-horizon Supervisory Control of Green Buildings Truong X. Nghiem, George J. Pappas  

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-efficient buildings, particularly control strategies for their HVAC systems. In this paper, we present a receding is necessary to fully address problems in designing low-energy buildings. Model Predictive Control (MPC) is a control strategy that uses a model of the plant to predict its future behavior so as to optimize

Pappas, George J.

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Prepared by Harvard Medical School and Harvard Green Campus Initiative, March 2008 1 Harvard Medical School  

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at HMS is for: Cooling towers (in the WAB and NRB buildings) Lab practices Restrooms Kitchens % Change,000 500,000 MMBtu Electricity Steam Chilled Water (cooling) HMS Energy Use by Type Baseline (Avg FY04 for motor cooling. $46,500 NRB Steam Metering: Installed real-time steam meters to report instantaneous

Paulsson, Johan

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Bring Your Green to Work: Tip card | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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Tip card Tip card Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories Target Finder Technical documentation

295

Harris County- Green Building Tax Abatement for New Commercial Construction (Texas)  

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

In 2008, the Harris County Commissioners Court adopted guidelines for partial tax abatements for new construction of commercial LEED-certified buildings. The tax abatement was renewed in 2009, and...

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UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services - Mongolia | Open Energy Information  

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- Mongolia - Mongolia Jump to: navigation, search Logo: UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services - Mongolia Name UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services - Mongolia Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment Country Mongolia Eastern Asia References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical assistance and capacity building that are provided to governments in

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Greening the e-medical equipment: assessing the initiatives undertaken by the producers  

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This paper focuses on electronic medical equipment (e-medical equipment) that brings important benefits to both patients and healthcare workers). However, the final disposal of the large variety of e-medical equipment has a negative impact on the human ... Keywords: electronic medical equipment, electronic waste, environmental initiatives, extended producer responsibility, healthcare

Elisabeth Lefebvre; Alejandro Romero; Louis-A. Lefebvre

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of insulation location on initial transient thermal response of building walls  

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ABSTRACT: The effect of insulation location on the heat transfer characteristics of building wall elements under initial transient conditions is studied. Thermal performance with an insulation layer placed on the inside of a wall is compared to that when the insulation layer is placed on the outside. The investigation is carried out for the climatic conditions of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, during representative days for July and January using a finite-volume implicit procedure. The initial temperature distribution across the wall is assumed to be uniform and equal to the daily mean external air temperature. The numerical model is validated against a semi-analytic solution developed for a simple test case. The results of model application under the present conditions show that placing the insulation on the inside gives an instantaneous load that is about 20 % of the value for outside insulation during the first few hours in the initial transient process. Besides, the duration of the transient process which leads to steady periodic state, and thus, the period of thermal discomfort due to radiation exchange is much shorter for the inside insulation. The average heat transmission over the first 24 hours

Building Walls; Sami A. Al-sanea; M. F. Zedan; Response Of Building Walls; Sami A. Al-sanea; M. F. Zedan

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Incorporating Life Cycle Assessment into the LEED Green Building Rating System  

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........................................................................... 34 3.6.3 Selection of Specific Building Products from a Database EnergyStar, R2000 and EnerGuide, are listed as `ecolabels'. Ecolabels certify a product based is a comprehensive, publicly available LCI database developed using standardized data collection methodologies

Victoria, University of

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Removal of Indoor Ozone by Green Building Materials Clement Cros1  

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. The rooms covered a wide range of indoor environments in both residential and institutional buildings rates were calculated. Light carbonyls (C1 through C5 n- aldehydes and acetone) were sampled on DNPH-tolualdehyde, benzaldehyde) were sampled on Tenax tubes and analyzed using thermal desorption and gas chromatography

Siegel, Jeffrey

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A Touch of Green for Des Moines' Sherman Hill | Department of Energy  

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A Touch of Green for Des Moines' Sherman Hill A Touch of Green for Des Moines' Sherman Hill A Touch of Green for Des Moines' Sherman Hill November 3, 2011 - 4:47pm Addthis This 1930s grocery store is currently under renovation by the Green & Main initiative. When complete in Spring 2012, the previously abandoned building will be LEED Platinum certified and feature a green roof and 54 original windows retrofitted to achieve high energy efficiency standards. | Photo courtesy of Green & Main. This 1930s grocery store is currently under renovation by the Green & Main initiative. When complete in Spring 2012, the previously abandoned building will be LEED Platinum certified and feature a green roof and 54 original windows retrofitted to achieve high energy efficiency standards. | Photo courtesy of Green & Main.

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Comparison of energy modeling and laboratory tests on green roof potential to decrease the cooling demand for North European office buildings  

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Greenroofs have been shown to reduce the rooftop heat transfer, offering enhancement to a building's thermal resistance or R-value in warm climate zones. However a comprehensive study of neither the magnitude of that effect, nor the impact of green roof ... Keywords: cooling load, energy efficiency, energy modeling, greenroofs

Hendrik Voll; Teet-Andrus Kõiv

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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.

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Green Noise or Green Value? Measuring the Effects of Environmental...  

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Plant EPIs Commercial Food Service About ENERGY STAR Partner Resources You are here Home Buildings & Plants Green Noise or Green Value? Measuring the Effects of...

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Rebuilding Greensburg, Kansas, as a Model Green Community: A...  

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1 2 3 4 5 Appendix F: Green Building Codes and Standards Page F. Building Codes for Greensburg - Introductory Discussion... 512 F. Greensburg Green Building...

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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...

307

Green roofs: potential at LANL  

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Green roofs, roof systems that support vegetation, are rapidly becoming one of the most popular sustainable methods to combat urban environmental problems in North America. An extensive list of literature has been published in the past three decades recording the ecological benefits of green roofs; and now those benefits have been measured in enumerated data as a means to analyze the costs and returns of green roof technology. Most recently several studies have made substantial progress quantifying the monetary savings associated with storm water mitigation, the lessoning of the Urban Heat Island, and reduction of building cooling demands due to the implementation of green roof systems. Like any natural vegetation, a green roof is capable of absorbing the precipitation that falls on it. This capability has shown to significantly decrease the amount of storm water runoff produced by buildings as well as slow the rate at which runoff is dispensed. As a result of this reduction in volume and velocity, storm drains and sewage systems are relieved of any excess stress they might experience in a storm. For many municipalities and private building owners, any increase in storm water mitigation can result in major tax incentives and revenue that does not have to be spent on extra water treatments. Along with absorption of water, vegetation on green roofs is also capable of transpiration, the process by which moisture is evaporated into the air to cool ambient temperatures. This natural process aims to minimize the Urban Heat Island Effect, a phenomenon brought on by the dark and paved surfaces that increases air temperatures in urban cores. As the sun distributes solar radiation over a city's area, dark surfaces such as bitumen rooftops absorb solar rays and their heat. That heat is later released during the evening hours and the ambient temperatures do not cool as they normally would, creating an island of constant heat. Such excessively high temperatures induce heat strokes, heat exhaustion, and pollution that can agitate the respiratory system. The most significant savings associated with green roofs is in the reduction of cooling demands due to the green roof's thermal mass and their insulating properties. Unlike a conventional roof system, a green roof does not absorb solar radiation and transfer that heat into the interior of a building. Instead the vegetation acts as a shade barrier and stabilizes the roof temperature so that interior temperatures remain comfortable for the occupants. Consequently there is less of a demand for air conditioning, and thus less money spent on energy. At LANL the potential of green roof systems has already been realized with the construction of the accessible green roof on the Otowi building. To further explore the possibilities and prospective benefits of green roofs though, the initial capital costs must be invested. Three buildings, TA-03-1698, TA-03-0502, and TA-53-0031 have all been identified as sound candidates for a green roof retrofit project. It is recommended that LANL proceed with further analysis of these projects and implementation of the green roofs. Furthermore, it is recommended that an urban forestry program be initiated to provide supplemental support to the environmental goals of green roofs. The obstacles barring green roof construction are most often budgetary and structural concerns. Given proper resources, however, the engineers and design professionals at LANL would surely succeed in the proper implementation of green roof systems so as to optimize their ecological and monetary benefits for the entire organization.

Pacheco, Elena M [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental Research and Performance Analysis of a Solar-Powered Air-conditioning System in a Green Building  

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Based on the green building of the Shanghai Institute of Architectural Science, a solar-powered adsorption air-conditioning system was designed. The operational performance under a typical operating mode in summer was studied, which includes temperature variations of solar collector arrays, heat storage tank and adsorption chillers as well as refrigerating output variations of the system. Experimental results show that adsorption chillers have the advantages of low driving temperature, stability and long working time with high efficiency. Under representative working conditions in summer, the average refrigerating output of solar powered air-conditioning system is 15.31kW during operation of 8 hours; moreover, the maximum attains 20kW. Correspondingly, the average system COP is 0.35, and the average solar COP is 0.15. The solar fraction in summer is concluded to be 71.73%. In addition, the variations of solar-powered air-conditioning system performance with ambient parameters (solar radiant intensity and ambient temperature) and operating parameters (temperatures and flow rates) are analyzed.

Zhai, X.; Wang, R.; Dai, Y.; Wu, J.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Initiatives and Contracting  

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

Sustainable Acquisition Requirements 95% 95% Energy Efficient Products (Energy Star, FEMP- designated, and low standby power devices) base 95% Water Efficient Products base 95%...

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Green Button Initiative  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... make more informed energy decisions, optimize the size and cost-effectiveness of solar panels for their home, or verify that energy-efficiency retrofit ...

2013-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Networking Initiative  

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voracious. Supercomputers and data centers are on track to reducing power consumption, but shrinking the carbon footprint of the decentralized networks that connect them...

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BUILDING INSPECTION Building, Infrastructure, Transportation  

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BUILDING INSPECTION Building, Infrastructure, Transportation City of Redwood City 1017 Middlefield Sacramento, Ca 95814-5514 Re: Green Building Ordinance and the Building Energy Efficiency Standards Per of Redwood City enforce the current Title 24 Building Energy Efficiency Standards as part

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An Initial Microstructural Analysis of A36 Steel from WTC Building 7  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A section of an A36 wide flange beam retrieved from the collapsed World Trade Center Building 7 was examined to determine changes in the steel ...

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Initial findings: The integration of water loop heat pump and building structural thermal storage systems  

SciTech Connect

This report is one in a series of reports describing research activities in support of the US Department of Energy (DOE) Commercial Building System Integration Research Program. The goal of the program is to develop the scientific and technical basis for improving integrated decision-making during design and construction. Improved decision-making could significantly reduce buildings' energy use by the year 2010. The objectives of the Commercial Building System Integration Research Program are: to identify and quantify the most significant energy-related interactions among building subsystems; to develop the scientific and technical basis for improving energy related interactions in building subsystems; and to provide guidance to designers, owners, and builders for improving the integration of building subsystems for energy efficiency. The lead laboratory for this program is the Pacific Northwest Laboratory. A wide variety of expertise and resources from industry, academia, other government entities, and other DOE laboratories are used in planning, reviewing and conducting research activities. Cooperative and complementary research, development, and technology transfer activities with other interested organizations are actively pursued. In this report, the interactions of a water loop heat pump system and building structural mass and their effect on whole-building energy performance is analyzed. 10 refs., 54 figs., 1 tab.

Marseille, T.J.; Johnson, B.K.; Wallin, R.P.; Chiu, S.A.; Crawley, D.B.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation of the thermal effect of roof with the Spraying and green plants in an insulated building  

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of the insulation efficiency of the RC building. Windfor an RC building with a high degree of insulation in thebuildings have insulating material to provide thermal insulation

Zhou, Nan; Gao, Weijun; Nishida, Masaru; Ojima, Toshio

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Green Truck Summit  

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people, they're bringing the relationships, and building new businesses. JOHN DAVIS: The learning curve for fleet operators exploring this green new world can be daunting. So...

317

Being green and the common citizen: developing alternative methods of renewable energy investment through solar power and efficient building design.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The ability for the common citizen to invest into renewable resources is limited in today 's market. "Being Green" is on everyone s mind in… (more)

Swanson, Gregory

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

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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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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MAXLAB Built Green for Energy Research | ornl.gov  

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Green Building News - MAXLAB Built Green for Energy Research June 26, 2013 Construction on the 14.3 million Maximum Building Energy Efficiency Research Laboratory (MAXLAB) at Oak...

322

Building and Fire Publications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... keynote address entitled "Green Buildings - The White House Perspective ... in the areas of building materials, lighting, and indoor air ... Selected Papers. ...

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Advanced Building Efficiency Testbed Initiative/Intelligent Workplace Energy Supply System; ABETI/IWESS  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

ABETI/IWESS is a project carried out by Carnegie Mellon's Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics, the CBPD, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy/EERE, to design, procure, install, operate, and evaluate an energy supply system, an ESS, that will provide power, cooling, heating and ventilation for CBPD's Intelligent Workplace, the IW. The energy sources for this system, the IWESS, are solar radiation and bioDiesel fuel. The components of this overall system are: (1) a solar driven cooling and heating system for the IW comprising solar receivers, an absorption chiller, heat recovery exchanger, and circulation pump; (2) a bioDiesel fueled engine generator with heat recovery exchangers, one on the exhaust to provide steam and the other on the engine coolant to provide heated water; (3) a ventilation system including an enthalpy recovery wheel, an air based heat pump, an active desiccant wheel, and an air circulation fan; and (4) various convective and radiant cooling/heating units and ventilation air diffusers distributed throughout the IW. The goal of the ABETI/IWESS project is to demonstrate an energy supply system for a building space that will provide a healthy, comfortable environment for the occupants and that will reduce the quantity of energy consumed in the operation of a building space by a factor of 2 less than that of a conventional energy supply for power, cooling, heating, and ventilation based on utility power and natural gas fuel for heating.

David Archer; Frederik Betz; Yun Gu; Rong Li; Flore Marion; Sophie Masson; Ming Qu; Viraj Srivastava; Hongxi Yin; Chaoqin Zhai; Rui Zhang; Elisabeth Aslanian; Berangere Lartigue

2008-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Adoption of Voluntary Environmental Standards: The Role of Signaling and Intrinsic Benefits in the Diffusion of the LEED Green Building Standards  

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We examine the role of signaling and of intrinsic benefits in the adoption of the individual elements of the voluntary LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards for green buildings. We use goodness-of-fit tests on data for all 442 LEED certified buildings and find that neither signaling nor pursuit of intrinsic benefits can independently explain the observed adoption pattern, but that a combination of the two factors can. We also find tentative evidence that the adoption decision is made sequentially: organizations first choose a level of certification (consistent with signaling), and then choose how many LEED elements to adopt given their chosen level of certification (consistent with pursuing intrinsic benefits). We relate our findings to some open questions in the literature on diffusion of technology and draw implications for the design and the future development of similar voluntary standards and eco-labels.

Charles J. Corbett; Suresh Muthulingam

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

The open archives initiative: building a low-barrier interoperability framework  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Open Archives Initiative (OAI) develops and promotes interoperabil ity solutions that aim to facilitate the efficient dissemination of content. The roots of the OAI lie in the E-Print community. Over the last year its focus has been extended to include ... Keywords: digital libraries, interoperability, metadata, protocols

Carl Lagoze; Herbert Van de Sompel

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

EERE: Buildings  

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

Commercial Building Initiative works with commercial builders and owners to reduce energy use and optimize building performance, comfort, and savings. Solid-State Lighting...

327

Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure | Department of Energy  

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

328

Green Purchasing & Green Technology  

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Purchasing & Technology Goals 6 & 7: Green Purchasing & Green Technology Our goal is to purchase and use environmentally sustainable products whenever possible and to implement...

329

The Greening of Our House  

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Greening of Our House (See also the Greening of the White House) The White House isn't the only building in the U.S. working toward a greener future. LBL's in-house energy...

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The Contemporary Architecture Design for the Housing Green Buildings and its Role in Saving Energy in the Arab City  

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In the Arab cities the housing buildings is to be exposed to the sun-hot rays specially in the summer, which is effected on peoples indoors and outdoors. Therefore, many peoples used Air conditioning apparatus to have the cold air in their houses. And now we in the age of the advanced technology in Architecture and construction, then its very important to realize the suitable Architecture design indoor for living areas by using the large several new and contemporary building materials. And treat the case of the hot climate with the importance of the environmental spaces outdoor the housing buildings, which aims to realize the comfort temperature and do reducing the consumptions of electricity in the air conditioning and the payments of money, and the important one is to save energy in the housing buildings and urban zones in the Arab cities. At the end we exhibit the important results and recommendations.

Ahmed, K.; Barashed, K.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Green Button Energy Data Access Expanding Across America | Department of  

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

Energy Data Access Expanding Across America Energy Data Access Expanding Across America Green Button Energy Data Access Expanding Across America October 17, 2012 - 6:01pm Addthis Utilities demonstrating the latest Green Button features at the Energy Datapalooza on October 1st. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity Utilities demonstrating the latest Green Button features at the Energy Datapalooza on October 1st. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity Ian Kalin Director of the Energy Data Initiative What does this mean for me? Green Button formatted electricity usage data makes it easy for app developers to build software that helps you understand your usage and save money on your monthly bill. The Green Button Initiative aims to provide utility customers with their electricity usage data in a simple and standard format to help them save

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Thick Buildings [Standards  

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on Occupant Behavior in Buildings, New Directions forSacramento, is a thin building that surrounds an atrium. (Performance of a Green Building," Urban UndQune 1992): 23-

Coffin, Christie Johnson

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

Going green earns Laboratory gold  

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Going green earns Laboratory gold Going green earns Laboratory gold Going green earns Laboratory gold The Laboratory's newest facility is its first to achieve both the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design status and Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. June 18, 2012 LANL Green Building Radiological Laboratory Utility Office Building Contact Environmental Communication & Public Involvement P.O. Box 1663 MS M996 Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email "RLUOB's LEED certification demonstrates tremendous leadership in green building...serves as a prime example of just how much we can accomplish." High performance sustainable building attains LEED Gold certification From its robust design to its advanced scientific equipment, the Radiological Laboratory Utility Office Building (RLUOB) is essential to the

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Bring Your Green to Work: Green team checklist | ENERGY STAR  

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Green team checklist Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial...

335

Buildings Energy Data Book  

Buildings Energy Data Book (EERE)

9Market Transformation 9Market Transformation 9.1 ENERGY STAR 9.2 LEED 9.3 Certification Programs 9.4 High Performance Buildings Glossary Acronyms and Initialisms Technology Descriptions Building Descriptions Other Data Books Biomass Energy Transportation Energy Power Technologies Hydrogen Download the Entire Book Skip down to the tables This chapter contains data on two market transformation programs that reach across the United States and to other countries: the ENERGY STAR program, jointly administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. It also includes data on three professional certifications and five case studies of high performance buildings. The main points from this chapter are summarized below:

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Green Scheduling for Radiant Systems in Buildings Truong X. Nghiem, Madhur Behl, George J. Pappas and Rahul Mangharam  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to energy efficient control for commercial buildings and data centers is model predictive control (MPC) ([8]). Predictive control methods were shown in [11], [12] to improve the comfort of radiant systems. A two as an alternative to the conventional forced-air heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems

Pappas, George J.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: 2005 Feature Article - The Green Roof: Thinking...  

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a leader in green roof research, technology and usage, where an estimated 10% of all flat roofs are green. MSU's Green Roof Research Program was initiated in collaboration...

338

Occupant satisfaction in mixed-mode buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Environmental Quality in Green Buildings”. Indoor Air; 14 (Strategies for Mixed-Mode Buildings, Summary Report, CenterCBE). 2006. Website: Mixed-Mode Building Case Studies.

Brager, Gail; Baker, Lindsay

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Why Do Companies Rent Green? Real Property and Corporate Social Responsibility  

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buildings with a green label – awarded by Energy Star or thespace in green office buildings is rational, as energywith a green label, that is, buildings with an Energy Star

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

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How Green is Your Property Portfolio? The Environmental Performance of Commercial Real Estate  

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The increased popularity of “ green” rating schemes is not15 The global rise of “green” building reflects not only theCustomers Drive Corporations Green," Long Range Planning,

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

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effective Daylighting: Evaluating Daylighting Performance in the San Francisco Federal Building from the Perspective of Building Occupants  

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used in simulation of daylighting system performance, modelsfor daylighting in green building rating systems, standardsfor daylighting in green building rating systems, standards

Konis, Kyle Stas

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

i6 Green Challenge - EERE Commercialization Office  

i6 Green Challenge. The i6 Green Challenge is part of the Obama Administration's Startup America initiative at the U.S. Department of Energy. The ...

343

Green Builder Media /Green Builder College | Open Energy Information  

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Green Builder Media /Green Builder College Green Builder Media /Green Builder College Jump to: navigation, search Name Green Builder Media /Green Builder College Place Cincinnati, OH Website http://www.greenbuildermag.com References NAHB Press Release[1] Information About Partnership with NREL Partnership with NREL Yes Partnership Type Test & Evaluation Partner Partnering Center within NREL Electricity Resources & Building Systems Integration LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! Green Builder Media /Green Builder College is a company located in Cincinnati, OH. References ↑ "NAHB Press Release" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Green_Builder_Media_/Green_Builder_College&oldid=381713" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations

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Green Power Network: Past National Green Power Marketing Conference  

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Fifth National Green Power Marketing Conference: Fifth National Green Power Marketing Conference: Powering the New Millennium Held August 7-8, 2000 in Denver, Colorado Fifth National Green Power Marketing Conference Summary (PDF 95.1 MB) Download Adobe Reader As the preeminent conference addressing green power marketing in the United States, the fifth annual conference provided an update of domestic green power marketing activities and address such topics as evolving perceptions of green power, why businesses and government agencies are buying green power, how to build demand for green power, what is working well in utility green pricing programs, and international green power markets. The conference was co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Electric Power Research Institute, and Edison Electric Institute

345

Green Investment Horizons: Effects of Policy on the Market for...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Green Investment Horizons: Effects of Policy on the Market for Building Energy Efficiency Technologies Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Green Investment...

346

Building Technologies Office: Innovations  

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Image comprised of Better Buildings terms, each term having a clickable area. The green terms are Communitywide Competition, Carrotmobs, Neighborhood Infrared Home Scans,...

347

Green Button | Department of Energy  

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

winners here Read more What is Green Button? The Green Button initiative is an industry-led effort that responds to a White House call-to-action to provide utility customers with...

348

GREENING DOE HEADQUARTERS  

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

- - a,- p^A CU ^ ^JL\ CC6p^ w b A GREENING DOE HEADQUARTERS Office of Management, November 2008 The DOE Headquarters Forrestal and Germantown buildings have award-winning energy conservation and environmental quality programs focused on making our buildings as green as possible and, enabling them to serve as showcases for the entire Department. Both the Forrestal and the Germantown facilities have earned EPA's Energy Star designation, ranking them among the nation's top buildings in terms of energy performance. Of all the buildings in the U.S. only approximately 4000 have earned this distinction. In addition, the Forrestal Building is one of only two Federal Energy Star Buildings in Washington DC. DOE Headquarters achieved these designations after years of effort by the facility managers and staffs to incorporate energy

349

City of Chicago - Green Permit and Green Homes Programs | Department of  

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City of Chicago - Green Permit and Green Homes Programs City of Chicago - Green Permit and Green Homes Programs City of Chicago - Green Permit and Green Homes Programs < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Institutional Residential Schools Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Illinois Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider City of Chicago The City of Chicago encourages building design, construction and renovation in a manner that provides healthier environments, reduces operating costs and conserves energy and resources through their Green Permit Program. The

350

Connecting Stakeholders, Achieving Green  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

If Green is gold, why is progress so slow? The public understanding of Green is evolving. Standards are being developed, but there is still much work to be done. Achieving Green is difficult. Necessary conditions include: •A plan that is realistic and sustainable; •Partnership that share the efforts and benefits of Green results; and •A continuous improvement process, i.e. the flexibility to evolve with a dynamic industry and market. A successful Green plan combines vision, initiative, and a willingness to invest in the right tools. To implement a successful plan, leaders have recognized that, in light of the barriers that exist, real progress cannot be made alone. Because of common interest, core stakeholders are natural and necessary allies. As the public acceptance of Green increases, core stakeholders are challenging the status quo. Consequently, stakeholders are not risking inaction, and are connecting to achieve the rewards of being Green.

Rouse, S.; Nolan, B.

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Buildings | OpenEI Community  

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Buildings Buildings Home > Features > Groups Content Group Activity By term Q & A Feeds Content type Blog entry Discussion Document Event Poll Question Keywords Author Apply Dc Living Walls Posted by: Dc 15 Nov 2013 - 13:26 Much of the discussion surrounding green buildings centers around reducing energy use. The term net zero is the platinum standard for green buildings, meaning the building in question does not take any more... Tags: ancient building system, architect, biomimicry, building technology, cooling, cu, daylight, design problem, energy use, engineer, fred andreas, geothermal, green building, heat transfer, heating, living walls, metabolic adjustment, net zero, pre-electricity, Renewable Energy, Solar, university of colorado, utility grid, Wind

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Study of Possible Applications of Currently Available Building Information Modeling Tools for the Analysis of Initial Costs and Energy Costs for Performing Life Cycle Cost Analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The cost of design, construction and maintenance of facilities is on continual rise. The demand is to construct facilities which have been designed by apply life cycle costing principles. These principles have already given strong decision making power to the manufacturing industry. The need to satisfy the environmental sustainability requirements, improve operational effectiveness of buildings and apply value engineering principles has increased the dependency on life cycle costing analysis. The objective is to obtain economically viable solutions by analyzing the alternatives during the design of a building. Though the LCCA process is able to give the desired results, it does have some problems which have stood as hindrances to the more widespread use of the LCCA concept and method. The literature study has highlighted that the problem areas are the lack of frameworks or mechanisms for collecting and storing data and the complexity of LCCA exercise, which involves the analysis of a thousand of building elements and a number of construction-type options and maintenance activities for each building element at detailed design stages. Building Information Modeling has been able to repeatedly answer the questions raised by the AEC industry. The aim of this study is to identify the areas where BIM can be effectively applied to the LCCA process and become a part of the workflow. In this study, initially four LCCA case studies are read and evaluated from the point of view of understanding the method in which the life cycle costing principles have been applied. The purpose, the type alternatives examined, the process of analysis, the type of software used and the results are understood. An attempt has been carried out to understand the workflow of the LCCA process. There is a confidence that Building Information Modeling is capable of handling changes during the design, construction and maintenance phases of the project. Since applying changes to any kind of information of the building during LCC analysis forms the core, it has become necessary to use computer building models for examining these changes. The building modeling softwares are enumerated. The case studies have highlighted that the evaluation of the alternatives are primarily to achieve energy efficient solutions for the buildings. Applying these solutions involves high initial costs. The return on investment is the means by which these solutions become viable to the owners of the facilities. This is where the LCCA has been applied. Two of the important cost elements of the LCC analysis are initial costs and the operating costs of the building. The collaboration of these modeling tools with other estimating software where the initial costs of the building can be generated is studied. The functions of the quantity take-off tools and estimating tools along with the interoperability between these tools are analyzed. The operating costs are generated from the software that focuses on sustainability. And the currently used tools for performing the calculations of the life cycle costing analysis are also observed. The objective is to identify if the currently available BIM tools and software can help in obtaining LCCA results and are able to offset the hindrances of the process. Therefore, the software are studied from the point of view of ease of handling data and the type of data that can be generated. Possible BIM workflows are suggested depending on the functions of the software and the relationship between them. The study has aimed at taking a snapshot the current tools available which can aid the LCCA process. The research is of significance to the construction industry as it forms a precursor to the application of Building Information Modeling to the LCCA process as it shows that it has the capacity of overcoming the obstacles for life cycle costing. This opens a window to the possibility of applying BIM to LCCA and furthering this study.

Mukherji, Payal Tapandev

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Open Government Initiative | Department of Energy  

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

Open Government Initiative Open Government Initiative Energy Department, Forrestal Building | Courtesy of Quentin Kruger, contractor Energy Department, Forrestal Building |...

354

Bring Your Green to Work: Video featuring Danny Seo | ENERGY...  

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Green to Work: Video featuring Danny Seo Green guru Danny Seo tells viewers how to save energy in buildings Join green guru Danny Seo behind the scenes of an ENERGY STAR...

355

How Green is Your Property Portfolio? The Environmental Performance of Commercial Real Estate  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

U.S. Geography of Green Buildings LEED and Energy Star-ratedthe U.S. Green Building Council and the Energy Star program,locate energy-intensive operations in green, LEED-certified

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

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Why Do Companies Rent Green? Real Property and Corporate Social Responsibility  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Roth, K. 2000. Why Companies Go Green: A Model of EcologicalDoing Well by Doing Good: Green Office Buildings. AmericanPsychological Barriers to Green Building. Organization and

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

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

City of Dallas - Green Buildling Ordinance (Texas) | Department...  

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

& Cooling Design & Remodeling Insulation Program Information Texas Program Type Building Energy Code In April 2008, Dallas passed a Green Building Ordinance, which requires all...

358

building reviews | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

reviews buildings technology comfort energy use facilities management green building LEED technologies usgbc Syndicate content 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot...

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buildings technology | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

reviews buildings technology comfort energy use facilities management green building LEED technologies usgbc Syndicate content 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot...

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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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Martin Green  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Dr. Martin L. Green. Research Interests: ... Contact. Phone: 301-975-8496 Email: martin.green@nist.gov Fax: 301-975-5334.

2013-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

362

The Economics of Green Building  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

aggregating energy usage for natural gas, heating oil, andaggregating energy usage for natural gas, heating oil, and

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

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

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...

366

Chicago Green Office Challenge | ENERGY STAR  

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Chicago Green Office Challenge Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction...

367

Does Green Pay Off? | ENERGY STAR  

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Does Green Pay Off? Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial...

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Catawba County - Green Construction Permitting Incentive Program...  

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

Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Solar Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Program Info State North Carolina Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider...

369

Green Button | Department of Energy  

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

Green Button Green Button Green Button The White House Announces the Green Button Challenge Read more Apps for Energy: Green Button The Energy Department challenged developers to come up with the best free apps that use Green Button data. See the winners here! Read more What is Green Button? The Green Button initiative is an industry-led effort that responds to a White House call-to-action to provide utility customers with easy and secure access to their energy usage information in a consumer-friendly and computer-friendly format. Customers are able to securely download their own detailed energy usage with a simple click of a literal "Green Button" on electric utilities' websites. Click the button for a sample file: With their own data in hand, consumers can take advantage of a growing

370

Green Manufacturing Portal  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Home > Green Manufacturing Portal. Green Manufacturing Portal. ... see all Green Manufacturing programs and projects ... ...

2012-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

371

Green Power Network: Green Pricing  

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Table of Utility Programs by State Table of Utility Programs by State List of Utilities Offering Green Power Top Ten Utility Green Power Programs Green Power Marketing Green Certificates Carbon Offsets State Policies Green Pricing Green pricing is an optional utility service that allows customers an opportunity to support a greater level of utility company investment in renewable energy technologies. Participating customers pay a premium on their electric bills to cover the incremental cost of the additional renewable energy. To date, more than 860 utilities, including investor-owned, municipal utilities, and cooperatives, offer a green pricing option. Table of Utility Programs by State List of Utilities Offering Green Power Top Ten Utility Green Power Programs National Green Pricing Map

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Green Button Data: More Power to You | Department of Energy  

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

and Technology. Christopher Irwin Program Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability What is the Green Button initiative? Green Button provides millions of...

373

Better Buildings Partners: San Diego  

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GreenBuild Conference in San Francisco to the Sacramento Municipal Utility District's homeowner workshop, the roadshow staff engaged thousands of Californians in a quest to make...

374

BIG GREEN SUV'S  

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SATURN VUE GREEN LINE HYBRID' SATURN VUE GREEN LINE HYBRID' DAVIS: Saturn's VUE has gone through several iterations since it first arrived for 2002. After this compact crossover's initial success, it was joined by the red-line performance model in 2004. Then, in 2007, the VUE became eco-friendly with the Green Line mild- hybrid. Now, with an all-new 2008 VUE in place, the Green Line hybrid continues its role of offering consumers practical utility with affordable fuel-saving benefits. But, for this VUE, it's just the beginning. The second generation 2008 Saturn VUE Green Line carries over the same mild hybrid system as the previous model, and for good reason. It's both less complicated and less expensive to buy than a full hybrid system, while still providing about a 20% gain in

375

Andy Green  

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Green Utility & Energy Markets Aeris andy.green@aeris.net This speaker was a visiting speaker who delivered a talk or talks on the date(s) shown at the links below. This speaker is...

376

Green Thunderstorms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Green thunderstorms are observed occasionally, yet with one exception they have received no scientific attention, experimental or theoretical. Fraser suggested that thunderstorms themselves are not green but that a thick thunderstorm provides a ...

Craig F. Bohren; Alistair B. Fraser

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Buying green  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Green development has received much attention over the past decade, with the greatest interest coming from designers. However, the development and investment communities have been slower to adopt green principles, and the ...

Bradshaw, William B., II

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

21st Century jobs initiative - building the foundations for a 21st Century economy. Final main report  

SciTech Connect

The 21st Century Jobs Initiative has been launched in the context of new realities in Washington, D.C., rapid restructuring of the US economy and accelerating changes in the makeup of the East Tennessee economy driven by these and other external economic forces. Continuing downward pressure on Federal budgets for programs that support three key institutions in the region - DOE`s Oak Ridge complex, the Tennessee Valley Authority and research programs of the University of Tennessee - are especially threatening to the region. With a large part of its economy dependent on Federal spending, the area is at risk of troublesome impacts that could ripple out from the Oak Ridge and Knoxville home of these institutions throughout the entire 15-county {open_quotes}Resource Valley.{close_quotes} As these economic forces play out in the region`s economy, important questions arise. How will East Tennessee {open_quotes}earn its living{close_quotes} in the future if the Federal government role in the economy shrinks? What kind of new industries will be formed to replace those at risk due to Federal cutbacks and economic restructuring? Where will the jobs come from for the next generation of job seekers? These are among the questions driving the 21st Century Jobs Initiative, an action-oriented program designed and implemented by local leaders in response to the economic challenges facing East Tennessee. Fortunately, the region`s economy is strong today. Unemployment is at near record lows in most counties. Moreover, leaders are increasingly aware of the threats on the horizon and are already moving to action. And the impacts from the forces at work on the economy will probably come slowly, over the next decade or so. Based on economic research and input from local leaders knowledgeable about the economy, the 21st Century Jobs Initiative has set forth a strategic economic development plan for the region.

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Green Noise or Green Value? Measuring the Effects of Environmental  

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Noise or Green Value? Measuring the Effects of Noise or Green Value? Measuring the Effects of Environmental Certification on Office Values Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources

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Green Button Apps | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Apps Apps Jump to: navigation, search Green button.png What are Green Button Applications? Green Button is the common-sense idea that electricity customers should be able to download their own detailed household or building electricity usage information from their utility website, in a common consumer- and computer-friendly format. Green Button Apps use customer-downloaded Green Button data to help those consumers explore and manage their energy usage, perform a virtual energy audit, receive energy efficiency tips, make solar photovoltaic decisions and more. Who can use Green Button Apps? Green Button App users are people who have access to their household energy usage data via a Green Button on their utility or retail energy supplier website. Most apps will require use of downloaded household or building energy use

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381

The Economic Development Potential of the Green Sector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2005. "The Guru of Green: An Interview with Chicago’s SadhuAssistant to the Mayor for Green Initiatives." Believe2006). Kaye, Laurie. "Attracting Green Industry: An Economic

Ong, Paul M.; Patraporn, Rita Varisa

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Energy Data Initiative/Resources | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

< Energy Data Initiative < Energy Data Initiative Jump to: navigation, search Energy Data Initiative Crystal Clear filesystem socket.png Energy Data Jam Crystal Clear filesystem socket.png Energy Datapalooza Training.jpg Resources Partners.jpg Community Energy Data Jam Resources Title File Breakout Session Groups Breakout Session Groups Breakout Session Guidance Breakout Session Guidance Green Button Initiative Green Button Initiative - Energy Data Jam Presentation Selected Data Sets Selected Data Sets A Presentation on the value of Open Energy Information Open Energy Information Presentation Datasets Tools Datasets Tools Energy Data Jam Datasets Title Dataset Link DOE's Buildings Performance Database, sample data in csv. Dataset Energy Data Jam Tear Sheets This is a gallery view of 11 tear sheets from the energy data jam. If you

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City of Columbus - Green Columbus Fund | Department of Energy  

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

City of Columbus - Green Columbus Fund City of Columbus - Green Columbus Fund City of Columbus - Green Columbus Fund < Back Eligibility Commercial Construction Industrial Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit Retail Supplier Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info Start Date 10/1/2010 State Ohio Program Type Green Building Incentive Provider Columbus Department of Development The Green Columbus Fund incentivizes sustainable development and redevelopment in Columbus, Ohio. The Fund reimburses private and non-profit developers the application fee for the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) LEED certification. LEED for New Construction, Core and Shell, Commercial Interiors, and Existing Buildings: Operation and

385

Building debris  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis relates architectural practices to intelligent use of resources and the reuse of derelict spaces. The initial investigation of rammed earth as a building material is followed by site-specific operations at the ...

Dahmen, Joseph (Joseph F. D.)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Home | Better Buildings Workforce  

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Better Buildings Logo Better Buildings Logo EERE Home | Programs & Offices | Consumer Information Search form Search Search Better Buildings Logo Better Buildings Workforce Home Framework Resources Projects Participate Home Framework Resources Projects Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines Buildings Re-tuning Training ANSI Energy Efficiency Standards Collaborative Energy Performance-Based Acquisition Training Participate For a detailed project overview, download the Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines Fact Sheet Home The Better Buildings Initiative is a broad, multi-strategy initiative to make commercial and industrial buildings 20% more energy efficient over the next 10 years. DOE is currently pursuing strategies across five pillars to catalyze change and accelerate private sector investment in energy

387

Greening of the White House: Six year report  

SciTech Connect

The White House, which recently celebrated its 200th birthday, has a long tradition of demonstrating technological innovation. In keeping with that tradition, President Clinton announced the Greening of the White House Initiative on Earth Day 1993. The initiative improves the energy and environmental performance of the White House complex by identifying opportunities to reduce waste, lower energy use, and make an appropriate use of renewable resources, all while improving indoor air quality and building comfort. This report on President Clinton's legacy of greening at the White House summarizes progress made to date and gives an overview of new opportunities identified during the past year. It also includes an environmental history of the White House and a short tour of the buildings that make up the White House complex. Over the past five years, this initiative has involved hundreds of dedicated people from both within and outside government. A description of how they worked together to develop and implement the Greening Plan is also included in this report.

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1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??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.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

What School Buildings Can Teach Us: Post-Occupancy Evaluation Surveys in K-12 Learning Environments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

with indoor environmental quality in green buildings.In Proceedings of Healthy Buildings (Vol. 3, pp. 365–370).Bernstein, Tobie, 2003. Building Healthy, High Performance

Baker, L.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Building America Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes: Case...  

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

Solutions for Existing Homes: Case Study: Build San Antonio Green, San Antonio, Texas PNNL, FSEC, and CalcsPlus provided technical assistance to Build San Antonio Green on three...

391

Buildings Energy Data Book: 9.2 LEED  

Buildings Energy Data Book (EERE)

and two buildings whose states were not listed. Pilots are not included. United States Green Building Council, http:www.usgbc.orgLEEDProjectCertifiedProjectList.aspx,...

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City of Asheville - Building Permit Fee Waiver | Department of...  

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

City of Asheville waives fees for building permits and plan reviews for certain renewable energy technologies and green building certifications for homes and mixed-use commercial...

393

Green fur?  

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Questions Referencing NEWTON About NEWTON About Ask A Scientist Education At Argonne Green fur? Name: Michelle Spencer Age: NA Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question:...

394

Buying green.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Green development has received much attention over the past decade, with the greatest interest coming from designers. However, the development and investment communities have been… (more)

Bradshaw, William B., II

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Tools by Subjects  

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

396

Green Power Purchasing Commitment | Department of Energy  

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

Green Power Purchasing Commitment Green Power Purchasing Commitment Green Power Purchasing Commitment < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Bioenergy Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Energy Sources Solar Home Weatherization Wind Program Info State Massachusetts Program Type Green Power Purchasing Provider Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) In April 2007, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed Executive Order 484, titled "Leading by Example: Clean Energy and Efficient Buildings." This order establishes numerous energy targets and mandates for state government buildings under control of the executive office. The order directed state government agencies to procure 15% of annual electricity consumption from

397

Green Power Network: Past National Green Power Marketing Conference  

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First DOE/EPRI Green Pricing Workshop First DOE/EPRI Green Pricing Workshop April 11-12, 1996 Golden, Colorado Prepared by Blair G. Swezey, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Terry M. Peterson, Electric Power Research Institute I. Overview Green pricing is an evolving utility service that responds to utility customers' preferences for electricity derived from renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, or biomass. Under green pricing, utilities offer customers a voluntary program or service to support electricity generated from renewable energy systems. Customers are asked to pay a rate premium, which is meant to cover the costs that the utility incurs above those paid today for electricity from conventional fuels. Utilities are considering green pricing as a way to build customer loyalty, deploy popular renewable technologies, expand business lines and expertise, and improve understanding of customer response to unbundled pricing and services.

398

Green Power Network: Green Power Marketing  

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to main content U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Green Power Network About the GPN Green Power Markets Buying Green Power Onsite Renewable...

399

Chicagoland County Saving Green by Going Green | Department of Energy  

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

Chicagoland County Saving Green by Going Green Chicagoland County Saving Green by Going Green Chicagoland County Saving Green by Going Green March 9, 2010 - 4:00pm Addthis Faster commutes, ENERGY STAR rated roofs and recycling initiatives are just a few of the projects DuPage County plans to launch. This community, one of the largest in Illinois, has received a $4.6 million Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant that will reduce both energy use and fossil fuel emissions. Jeff Redick, chairman of DuPage County's environmental committee, says the block grant will help save tax payers money by lowering expenses. "By reducing our energy consumptions we will reduce our operating costs," Jeff says. A total of 12 projects will be launched to make the county more energy efficient. Companies chosen to complete several of the projects must meet

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Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) - Green for Green Home Rebate | Department  

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

Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) - Green for Green Home Rebate Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) - Green for Green Home Rebate Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) - Green for Green Home Rebate < Back Eligibility Construction Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Wind Maximum Rebate $2,5000 Program Info Funding Source Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Start Date 02/01/2013 State Delaware Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount varies The Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility, in partnership with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the Home Builders Association of Delaware, is offering rebates ranging from

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Chicagoland County Saving Green by Going Green | Department of Energy  

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

Chicagoland County Saving Green by Going Green Chicagoland County Saving Green by Going Green Chicagoland County Saving Green by Going Green March 9, 2010 - 4:00pm Addthis Faster commutes, ENERGY STAR rated roofs and recycling initiatives are just a few of the projects DuPage County plans to launch. This community, one of the largest in Illinois, has received a $4.6 million Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant that will reduce both energy use and fossil fuel emissions. Jeff Redick, chairman of DuPage County's environmental committee, says the block grant will help save tax payers money by lowering expenses. "By reducing our energy consumptions we will reduce our operating costs," Jeff says. A total of 12 projects will be launched to make the county more energy efficient. Companies chosen to complete several of the projects must meet

402

Green Flash: Embedded Microprocessor Technology for HPC  

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Green Flash Exascale Computing Performance & Monitoring Tools Petascale Initiative Science Gateway Development Storage and IO Technologies Testbeds Home R & D Energy...

403

The Energy Data Initiative | Data.gov  

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Energy Beta You are here Data.gov Communities Energy Data Features Challenges The Green Button Initiative The Energy Data Initiative To help harness the power of American...

404

Why Do Companies Rent Green? Real Property and Corporate Social Responsibility  

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oil industry seems to be well represented in green office buildings, with tenants such as The totals

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

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Power Network: News  

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News News TVA Seeks 126 MW of Renewables in 2014 December 2013 More News More News Subscribe to E-Mail Update Subscribe to e-mail update Events EPA Webinar - The Power of Aggregated Purchasing: How to Green Your Electricity Supply & Save Money January 15, 2014 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Previous Webinars More News Features Green Power Market Status Report (2011 Data) Featured Green Power Reports News Archive Subscribe to Green Power News TVA Seeks 126 MW of Renewables in 2014 The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is increasing the capacity of its renewable energy power purchase programs by 7 peercent over 2013, with a total capacity of 126 megawatts (MW) being offered. The increase in capacity is being spread across two of TVA's three power purchase programs - Green Power Providers, Solar Solutions Initiative, and the Renewable Standard Offer. The Green Power Providers program has 10 MW of available capacity for the development of small-scale solar, wind, biomass and hydro generation systems that are 50 kilowatts (kW) or less. Within the Green Power Providers program TVA has doubled the residential capacity from 2 MW to 4 MW and will be paying all power providers a total of 14¢ per kilowatt-hour (kWh). The Solar Solutions Initiative program, which focuses on installations between 50 kW and 1 MW, has been expanded from 10 MW of capacity to 16 MW and now pays a premium of 6¢/kWh. TVA's third power purchase program, the Renewable Standard Offer continues to have 100 MW of available capacity for projects between 1 MW and 20 MW. Prior to these program expansions TVA's renewables portfolio consisted of 128 MW of operating or committed solar, 1,500 MW of wind, and 60 MW of biomass.

406

Green Coast Enterprises | Open Energy Information  

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Enterprises Enterprises Jump to: navigation, search Name Green Coast Enterprises Place New Orleans, LA Website http://www.greencoastenterpris References Green Coast Enterprises[1] Information About Partnership with NREL Partnership with NREL Yes Partnership Type Test & Evaluation Partner Partnering Center within NREL Electricity Resources & Building Systems Integration LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! Green Coast Enterprises is a company located in New Orleans, LA. References ↑ "Green Coast Enterprises" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Green_Coast_Enterprises&oldid=379162" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations What links here Related changes Special pages

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GreenHomes America | Open Energy Information  

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GreenHomes America GreenHomes America Jump to: navigation, search Name GreenHomes America Place Irvine, CA Website http://www.greenhomesamerica.c References Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholders Meeting[1] Information About Partnership with NREL Partnership with NREL Yes Partnership Type Test & Evaluation Partner Partnering Center within NREL Electricity Resources & Building Systems Integration LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! GreenHomes America is a company located in Irvine, CA. References ↑ "Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholders Meeting" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=GreenHomes_America&oldid=381716" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations

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City of Austin: Green habitat learning project. A green builder model home project  

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The purpose of the Year 14 UCETF project was to design and construct a residential structure that could serve as a demonstration facility, training site, and testing and monitoring laboratory for issues related to the implementation of sustainable building practices and materials. The Model Home Project builds on the previous and existing efforts, partially funded by the UCETF, of the City of Austin Green Builder Program to incorporate sustainable building practices into mainstream building activities. The Green Builder Program uses the term {open_quotes}green{close_quotes} as a synonym for sustainability. In the research and analysis that was completed for our earlier reports in Years 12 and 13, we characterized specific elements that we associate with sustainability and, thus, green building. In general, we refer to a modified life cycle assessment to ascertain if {open_quotes}green{close_quotes} building options reflect similar positive cyclical patterns found in nature (i.e. recyclability, recycled content, renewable resources, etc.). We additionally consider economic, human health and synergistic ecological impacts associated with our building choices and characterize the best choices as {open_quotes}green.{close_quotes} Our ultimate goal is to identify and use those {open_quotes}green{close_quotes} materials and processes that provide well for us now and do not compromise similar benefits for future generations. The original partnership developed for this project shifted during the year from a project stressing advanced (many prototypical) {open_quotes}green{close_quotes} building materials and techniques in a research and demonstration context, to off-the-shelf but underutilized {open_quotes}green{close_quotes} materials in the practical social context of using {open_quotes}green{close_quotes} technologies for low income housing. That project, discussed in this report, is called the Green Habitat Learning Project.

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Better Buildings Showcase Projects | Department of Energy  

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Better Buildings Showcase Projects Better Buildings Showcase Projects Showcase projects are initial projects started within 9 months of becoming a Better Buildings Challenge...

410

Green Design and the Market for Commercial Office Space | ENERGY...  

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Science + Business Media answers the question by exploring the relationship between green building design and leasing, as well as sales markets for commercial real estate....

411

The Green Library Movement: An Overview and Beyond  

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green cleaning and recycling programs, climate-neutral and energyand energy managers were assembled to talk about greengreen topics, from alternative building practices to renewable energy

Antonelli, Monika

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bring Your Green to Work with ENERGY STAR | ENERGY STAR  

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Bring Your Green to Work with ENERGY STAR Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new...

413

Green Button | OpenEI Community  

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Green Button Green Button Home Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(2002) Super contributor 15 October, 2012 - 14:54 Green Button in the News DOE Green Button News NREL OpenEI Last week, Green Button was once again making news, this time at NREL. A full-length article about how utility companies are using Green Button standards set by the Department of Energy, NREL, and the White House to give consumers the ability to easily access and share their personal energy data. EERE - Energy Data Initiative Description: Action Items, Status and Collaboration following PM Workshop on July 13th Open Data is the newest fuel; effective deployment of Open Data will support EERE's mission. EDI Green Button Innovation Open Data Green Button Applications Description: Discuss topics related to Green Button Apps - energy providers

414

Green Manufacturing Events  

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NIST Home > Green Manufacturing Events. Green Manufacturing Events. (showing 1 - 1 of 1). Manufacturing Innovations ...

2011-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

415

Catawba County - Green Construction Permitting Incentive Program...  

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

(LEED), NC HealthyBuilt Homes, Energy Star, or the National Association of Home Builders' Model Green Home Building Guidelines can receive a 25% blanket permit fee rebate, not to...

416

Green Computing: Energy Consumption Optimized Service Hosting  

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Green Computing is a recent trend towards designing, building, and operating computer systems to be energy efficient. While programs such as Energy Star have been around since the early 1990s, recent concerns regarding global climate change and the energy ... Keywords: Green computing, data centers, energy conservation, energy efficiency, service dispatch, service hosting, service-level agreements

Walter Binder; Niranjan Suri

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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– Energy Efficiency Renovations and New Green Construction  

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2. Be the Center of the North American Solar Industry: Make New Mexico the “Solar Valley ” of the United States – Entire Value Chain: R&D, Startups, Manufacturing, Installation 3. Lead the Nation in “Green Grid ” Innovation – Leverage research at universities and national laboratories and NM venture capital 4. Be a Center of Excellence for Green Building and Energy Efficiency

Brendan Miller

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

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...

419

Cost and benefit of energy efficient buildings  

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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

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Building Technologies Office: Operate and Maintain Efficient...  

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Commercial Buildings Photo of an equipment room in a high-rise commercial office building with red and green equipment. Proper O&M is a cost-effective strategy for...

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Green Systems Solar Hot Water  

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Green Systems Solar Hot Water Heating the Building Co-generation: Heat Recovery System: Solar Thermal Panels (Trex enclosure) Hot Water Storage Tank (TS-5; basement) Hot Water Heaters (HW-1,2; basement) Pre-heats water so water heaters don't need to use as much energy Gas-powered, high efficiency

Schladow, S. Geoffrey

422

Green Energy Parks Program  

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

Energy Parks Program Energy Parks Program Terry Brennan NPS Green Energy Parks Coordinator Federal Utility Partnership Working Group Meeting April 15 th , 2008 Overview  Energy Consumption in the NPS  Green Energy Parks Program  Questions and Discussion NPS Energy Consumption NPS Assets by Type and Region - The NPS is comprised of 391 units encompassing more than 8 million acres-with tens of thousands of assets within seven regions - 2,000 4,000 6,000 8,000 10,000 12,000 14,000 Intermountain 13,793 (24%) Pacific West 12,450 (21%) Southeast 10,877 (19%) Northeast 9,036 (16%) Midwest 6,351 (11%) National Capital 3,708 (6%) Alaska 1,745 (3%) Count of Assets All Other Paved/Unpaved Roads Wastewater System Water System Campgrounds Trails Housing Buildings - - - - NPS Inventory Summary

423

Green Chemistry and Workers  

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19. P. Anastas, J. Warner. 1998. Green Chemistry: Theory andto Advance New Science, Green Chemistry and EnvironmentalChronicle Extra: Guide to Green Jobs. Field with a Future.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Greening of State Government | Department of Energy  

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

Greening of State Government Greening of State Government Greening of State Government < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Colorado Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Colorado Energy Office In July 2005, Colorado's governor signed Executive Order D005 05, mandating that state agencies and departments evaluate business operations and implement new programs "to promote environmentally sustainable and economically efficient practices." State buildings are encouraged to

425

Green Communities Grant Program | Department of Energy  

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Green Communities Grant Program Green Communities Grant Program Green Communities Grant Program < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Bioenergy Commercial Heating & Cooling Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Energy Sources Solar Heating & Cooling Heating Water Heating Wind Maximum Rebate Custom incentive, amount will vary Program Info Funding Source Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Start Date 03/2010 Expiration Date 01/21/2013 State Massachusetts Program Type State Grant Program Rebate Amount Custom incentive, amount will vary Provider Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Note: The Green Communities Grant Program is no longer accepting applications. The deadline to receive official designation as a Green Community was October 30, 2012. For designated communities, the grant

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PERI Green Economics | Open Energy Information  

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PERI Green Economics PERI Green Economics Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: PERI Green Economics Agency/Company /Organization: Political Economy Research Institute Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Buildings Phase: Create a Vision, "Evaluate Options and Determine Feasibility" is not in the list of possible values (Bring the Right People Together, Create a Vision, Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Get Feedback, Develop Finance and Implement Projects, Create Early Successes, Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise as Needed) for this property., Prepare a Plan Resource Type: Publications, Lessons learned/best practices User Interface: Website Website: www.peri.umass.edu/green_economics0/

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Grants to Green Program | Department of Energy  

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Grants to Green Program Grants to Green Program Grants to Green Program < Back Eligibility Nonprofit Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Construction Design & Remodeling Ventilation Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info Funding Source The Community Foundation State Georgia Program Type Non-Profit Grant Program Provider The Community Foundation Grants to Green is a collaborative grant program of The Community Foundation, and Southface Enterprise Institute. The program offers grants to nonprofits for energy efficiency upgrades to existing buildings or for buildings that are built more efficiently than required by the building code. In order to qualify for a grant, the nonprofit must first have an

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Busting the Myth That Green Costs More Green  

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Buildings are one of the largest consumers of resources and energy in this country, and according to the AIA (American Institute of Architects) are responsible for almost half of all carbon emissions in the United States. Since Americans spend nearly 90 percent of their lives indoors, buildings are clearly important to our way of life. The most common misconception about green building is that these approaches cost more to implement than traditional strategies and techniques of design and construction. Any decision made in the early stages of programming and design will have economic impact on the overall building cost. How many floors will our building have? Will we use marble in the lobby? Can we use fancy fixtures in the bathrooms? But according to a Davis Langdon study, there was “…no significant difference in the construction costs for LEED®-seeking versus non- LEED® buildings…” In addition to this widely referenced report, other independent studies by the State of California and the GSA indicate that cost premiums are minimal. More importantly, first cost is only a small part of the total cost of building ownership. Cost-of-ownership studies agree that first cost only accounts for around 10 percent of all costs a building owner will spend over the life of the building. The other 90 percent comes in the form of operation and maintenance – two areas in which designing for LEED® certification can save enormously. Any additional costs for building green are recouped in one to two years on average, with exponential cost savings thereafter that leave traditional construction far behind.

Qualk, J. D.; McCown, P.

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

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

430

Green Energy Technologies Create Green Jobs  

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Green Energy Technologies Create Green Jobs The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is developing advanced energy technologies that can help address climate change and reduce...

431

New and Underutilized Technology: Green Roofs | Department of Energy  

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

Green Roofs Green Roofs New and Underutilized Technology: Green Roofs October 8, 2013 - 2:53pm Addthis The following information outlines key deployment considerations for green roofs within the Federal sector. Benefits Green roofs place vegetation on the rooftop to reduce heat load and add insulation. It also reduces storm runoff from the roof. Application Green roofs are appropriate for deployment within most building categories with higher roof to conditioned floor area ratios and should be considered in building design, renovation, or during roof replacement projects. Climate and Regional Considerations Climate issues can affect the performance of green roofs. Key Factors for Deployment Green roofs have weight loading issues, which need to be considered prior to deployment.

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High Performance Green Schools Planning Grants | Department of Energy  

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

High Performance Green Schools Planning Grants High Performance Green Schools Planning Grants High Performance Green Schools Planning Grants < Back Eligibility Schools Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Pennsylvania Program Type State Grant Program Rebate Amount Determined on a case-by-case basis Provider Governor's Green Government Council The Governor's Green Government Council of Pennsylvania provides an incentive for new schools to be built according to green building standards. High Performance Green Schools Planning Grants are designed to cover a portion of the "soft" costs of designing a green building that are

433

Expanded "Green Button" Will Reach Federal Agencies and More...  

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

consumption to 20 percent by 2020 and to use Green Button data standards to manage their energy use. Green Button is an industry-led initiative to give utility customers easy,...

434

Energy Savings and Green Initiatives Project Grant  

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This project entails retrofitting all four foot, 2, 3 and 4 bulb 40 watt T12 fixtures to T8 28 watt and 150 watt incandescent to 26 watt compact fluorescent bulbs. In total, 2,086 fixtures will be retrofitted

Kathy MacLennan

2011-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

435

Biomass Fact Sheet Harvard Green Campus Initiative  

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shell (biomass) cellulosa type of reaction flash pyrolysis pyrolysis flash pyrolysis slow pyrolysis. Scott, J. Piskorz, D. Radlein; Liquid Products from the Continuous Flash Pyrolysis of Biomass, Ind. Eng; The Continous Flash Pyrolysis of Biomass, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 1984, 62, 404-412 #12

Paulsson, Johan

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OpenEI Community - Green Button Initiative  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

differences and improvements over previous data access for customers. First, is the availability of detailed energy use data. Utility customers are able to securely access their...

437

Final Report Green the Capitol Initiative  

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. These estimates do not include the savings from eliminating fly ash disposal from burning coal, as well as from monitors stack emissions, so relevant data may be available or obtained. The cost of removing fly ash from,900 cars off the road each year. Because the boilers already have dual-fuel capabilities, they can

Diamond, Richard

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Armenia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Armenia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Armenia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Armenia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Armenia-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Land Focus Area Agriculture, People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Website http://www.unep.org/greenecono Program Start 2011 Country Armenia Western Asia References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1]

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Case Study: USPS - Lean Green Teams  

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Use of "Lean Green" teams and a Use of "Lean Green" teams and a detailed guidebook helps develop a conservation culture throughout the USPS USPS - Lean Green Teams The Postal Service's 630+ Lean Green Teams are made up of postal employees who collaborate across functions to identify and implement low- and no-cost ways to con- serve natural resources, purchase fewer consumable products, and reduce waste of all kinds. Teams are organized at the area, district, and facility levels. The teams employ on-line tools including a Lean Green Team Guide, a Green Project List, and a Green Initiative Tracking Tool that tracks both leading indicators (status of project imple- mentation) and lagging indicators (financial and environmental impacts).

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ancient building system | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

ancient building system ancient building system Home Dc's picture Submitted by Dc(15) Member 15 November, 2013 - 13:26 Living Walls ancient building system architect biomimicry building technology cooling cu daylight design problem energy use engineer fred andreas geothermal green building heat transfer heating living walls metabolic adjustment net zero pre-electricity Renewable Energy Solar university of colorado utility grid Wind Much of the discussion surrounding green buildings centers around reducing energy use. The term net zero is the platinum standard for green buildings, meaning the building in question does not take any more energy from the utility grid than it produces using renewable energy resources, such as solar, wind, or geothermal installations (and sometimes these renewable energy resources actually feed energy back to the utility grid).

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441

Green Living, Green Technologies: Things to Be Thankful For ...  

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

Centers Field Sites Power Marketing Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Green Living, Green Technologies: Things to Be Thankful For Green Living, Green...

442

City of Chicago - Green Permit and Green Homes Programs | Department...  

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

Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Savings City of Chicago - Green Permit and Green Homes Programs City of Chicago - Green Permit and Green Homes...

443

Green Cooling: Improving Chiller Efficiency  

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1 1 Green Cooling: Improving Chiller Efficiency This new chiller simulation module being developed by Building Performance Assurance Project members will help building managers compare optimal and actual chiller efficiency. Chillers are the single largest energy consumers in commercial buildings. These machines create peaks in electric power consumption, typically during summer afternoons. In fact, 23% of electricity generation is associated with powering chillers that use CFCs and HCFCs, ozone-depleting refrigerants. Satisfying the peak demand caused by chillers forces utilities to build new power plants. However, because chiller plants run the most when the weather is hot and very little at other times, their load factors - and hence the utilities' load factors (the percentage of time the

444

Green Materials  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 6, 2013 ... Incorporation of Granite Waste Diamond Wire in Cementitious Matrices: ... determination method simplex from a stroke cement using standard CP-V, ... its property in building materials manufacture, alumina recovery, etc. ... as well as their changes during heat treatment were studied by XRD, FTIR and XPS.

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Green Supers Graduate Prepared to Make NYC More Energy Efficient |  

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

Green Supers Graduate Prepared to Make NYC More Energy Efficient Green Supers Graduate Prepared to Make NYC More Energy Efficient Green Supers Graduate Prepared to Make NYC More Energy Efficient May 26, 2011 - 5:15pm Addthis Victor Nazario speaks at the 1,000 Green Supers graduation ceremony in New York City. | Courtesy of SEIU32BJ Victor Nazario speaks at the 1,000 Green Supers graduation ceremony in New York City. | Courtesy of SEIU32BJ Lindsey Geisler Lindsey Geisler Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Earlier this week, Secretary Chu delivered the graduation address for the Green Supers program in New York City. The 40-hour program teaches building superintendents everything they need to know about green building operations and maintenance. Victor Nazario, part of this first class of graduates who also spoke at the

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Building America Efficient Solutions for New Homes Case Study: Tommy Williams Homes Initial Performance of Two Zero Energy Homes, Gainesville, Florida  

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

Description Description These high-performance homes in northern Florida are two that have achieved Home Energy Rating System (HERS) ratings of less than zero since Building America (BA) builders started building them in 2010. The homes (TW1 and TW2) were built in the Gainesville area by Tommy Williams Homes (TW), with technical assistance from Florida H.E.R.O. and energy-efficient home design input provided by Energy Smart Home Plans. The homes are being metered by the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) as part of BA efforts to collect data that characterize the performance of the homes and verify that the solar photovoltaic (PV) system used in their design produces more energy than these all-electric homes require, as the HERS rating of <0 implies.

447

State of California Green Building Action Plan  

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to the maximum extent cost-effective per Section 1.1.1.3. 1.1.2. Energy Efficiency 1.1.2.1. All State to investigate "demand response" programs administered by utilities, the California Power Authority, or the CA when called upon, to the maximum extent cost effective for each facility. 1.1.2.3. All occupied State

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Marin County - Green Building Requirements (California) | Open...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Incentive Programs Website http:www.co.marin.ca.usdeptsCDmaincomdevadvancesustainabilitygreenbuildinggbsgbstandards.cfm Date added to DSIRE 2004-08-23 Last DSIRE...

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GREEN BUILDING GUIDELINES UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST  

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Engineers (CIBSE) with an average lamp output 55% of the maximum [8]. Proprietary granular lighting control

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

450

Microsoft Word - Green Practice Policies Overview_Final_28Oct08...  

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of environmental best practices. The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED EB: O&M rating system was used as a framework of reference for the C&W Green Policies....

451

Buildings Energy Data Book  

Buildings Energy Data Book (EERE)

4.1 Federal Buildings Energy Consumption 4.1 Federal Buildings Energy Consumption 4.2 Federal Buildings and Facilities Characteristics 4.3 Federal Buildings and Facilities Expenditures 4.4 Legislation Affecting Energy Consumption of Federal Buildings and Facilities 5Envelope and Equipment 6Energy Supply 7Laws, Energy Codes, and Standards 8Water 9Market Transformation Glossary Acronyms and Initialisms Technology Descriptions Building Descriptions Other Data Books Biomass Energy Transportation Energy Power Technologies Hydrogen Download the Entire Book Skip down to the tables This chapter provides information on Federal building energy consumption, characteristics, and expenditures, as well as information on legislation affecting said consumption. The main points from this chapter are summarized below: In FY 2007, Federal buildings accounted for 2.2% of all building energy consumption and 0.9% of total U.S. energy consumption.

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SUBCHAPTER All INITIAL STATEMENT OF REASONS  

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GENERAL Initial Study/Proposed Negative Declaration for the 2013 Building Energy efficiency Systems, STS Coatings, February 6, 2012 NR ENVELOPE Prototype Building Costs ­ Air Barriers Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings GENERAL Department of Finance Standard Form

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Building Technologies Office: Residential Buildings  

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Residential Buildings Residential Buildings to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Residential Buildings on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Residential Buildings on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Residential Buildings on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Residential Buildings on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Residential Buildings on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Residential Buildings on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Technology Research, Standards, & Codes Popular Residential Links Success Stories Previous Next Warming Up to Pump Heat. Lighten Energy Loads with System Design. Cut Refrigerator Energy Use to Save Money. Tools EnergyPlus Whole Building Simulation Program

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Section 1.3 Current Federal Regulations: Greening Federal Facilities...  

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by 2010 compared to 1985 levels; use of renewable en- ergy and support for the Million Solar Roofs Initiative; and water conservation. Executive Order 13101, "Greening the...

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ManualforEvaluatingtheThermalPerformanceofthe HamerschlagHallGreenRoof  

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maintenance costs. Reduced heating and cooling costs ­ Provides extra roof insulation. And reduction in the building's overall heating and cooling costs. Aesthetics ­ Makes the building attractive from aerial view, and provides building users a green space. Improved air quality ­ Plants can absorb carbon dioxide and other

Andrews, Peter B.

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Benchmarking Building Performance & the Australian Building Greenhouse  

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Benchmarking Building Performance & the Australian Building Greenhouse Benchmarking Building Performance & the Australian Building Greenhouse Rating Scheme Speaker(s): Paul Bannister Date: August 21, 2006 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Stephen Selkowitz (Two topics): Benchmarking Building Performance: In a variety of voluntary and regulatory initiatives around the globe, including the introduction of the European Building Performance Directive, the question of how to assess the performance of commercial buildings has become a critical issue. There are presently a number of initiatives for the assessment of actual building performance internationally, including in particular US Energy Star Buildings rating tools and the Australian Building Greenhouse Rating scheme. These schemes seek to assess building energy performance on the

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Government Buildings CHARTING YOUR JOURNEY REACHING MILESTONES  

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

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

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Tools by Country Australia Austria Belarus Belgium Brazil Canada Chile China Czech Republic Denmark Finland France Germany India Ireland Israel Italy Japan Netherlands New Zealand...

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

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Materials, Components, Equipment, & Systems Other Applications Atmospheric Pollution Energy Economics Indoor Air Quality Multibuilding Facilities SolarClimate Analysis Training...

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Green Thunderstorms Observed  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Green thunderstorms have been observed from time to time in association with deep convection or severe weather events. Often the green coloration has been attributed to hail or to reflections of light from green foliage on the ground. Some ...

Frank W. Gallagher III; William H. Beasley; Craig F. Bohren

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Blue-green algae  

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green algae Name: Renee Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: How much oxygen does green-blue algae produce, and how big are they? Replies: Blue-green algae...

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Green Chemistry and Workers  

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public/private investment in green chemistry research andinvestment in cleaner chemical technologies, known collectively as greenGREEN CHEMISTRY AND WORKERS / most hazardous chemicals on the market (closing the safety gap) will spur investment

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EnergyPlus Boosts Building Efficiency with Help from Autodesk...  

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in building energy-efficiency codes and standards, in voluntary rating programs like LEED and GreenGlobes, and energy-efficiency incentive programs. For decades, the Energy...

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City of Portland - Streamlined Building Permits for Residential...  

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Residential Savings For Solar Buying & Making Electricity Heating & Cooling Water Heating Program Information Oregon Program Type Green Building Incentive The City of Portland's...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Building Industry...  

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(far left), Rob Minnick, and members of their company's green team attended Building Industry Day. (Credit: Alexis PowersU.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Consumer...

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National Initiative Cybersecurity Education (NICE)  

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... Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) was established to help face this challenge head on with a strategy to build a cyber savvy nation ...

2013-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Button Momentum | Department of Energy  

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Green Button Momentum Green Button Momentum Green Button Momentum June 8, 2012 - 3:59pm Addthis Nancy Sutley and Todd Park Ed. Note: This entry is cross-posted from the White House blog. To make it easier for business and consumers to save energy and money, we need to make it easier for them to understand how they use energy. That is why the Obama Administration partnered with the utility industry and space issued a challenge to them to make it easier for electricity customers to get secure online access to their own household or building energy-use in a consumer- and computer-friendly format, called "Green Button." In addition to empowering consumers and business to make informed decisions, Green Button data can fuel new products and services. By putting customers in control of their own energy data, they can choose

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Green Economy Toolbox | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Green Economy Toolbox Green Economy Toolbox Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Green Economy Toolbox Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Sector: Climate Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Agriculture, Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Forestry, Fuels & Efficiency, Greenhouse Gas, Industry, Standards - Incentives - Policies - Regulations Transportation"Standards - Incentives - Policies - Regulations Transportation" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki., Vehicles, Water Power Phase: Create a Vision Topics: Analysis Tools, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/GET/ Cost: Free Language: English

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Green Chemistry and Workers  

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J. Warner. 1998. Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice. NewNew Science, Green Chemistry and Environmental Health.abstract.html 5. American Chemistry Council. 2003. Guide to

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Gov Award  

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... from White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley the GreenGov Presidential Award in the category of Green Innovation for ...

2010-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Greening Federal Facilities: An Energy, Environmental, and Economic  

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Greening Federal Facilities: An Energy, Environmental, and Economic Greening Federal Facilities: An Energy, Environmental, and Economic Resource Guide for Federal Facility managers and Designers; Second Edition Greening Federal Facilities: An Energy, Environmental, and Economic Resource Guide for Federal Facility managers and Designers; Second Edition A nuts-and-bolts resource guide compiled to increase energy and resource efficiency, cut waste, and improve the performance of Federal buildings and facilities. Greening Federal Facilities: An Energy, Environmental, and Economic Resource Guide for Federal Facility managers and Designers; Second Edition More Documents & Publications From Tragedy to Triumph - Resources for Rebuilding Green after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) Rebuilding It Better; BTI-Greensburg, John Deere Dealership (Brochure)

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Ukraine-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Ukraine-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Ukraine-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Ukraine-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Ukraine Eastern Europe References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1]

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Green Power Network: Green Power Markets Overview  

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Green Markets Green Markets Search Search Help More Search Options Search Site Map News TVA Seeks 126 MW of Renewables in 2014 December 2013 More News More News Subscribe to E-Mail Update Subscribe to e-mail update Events EPA Webinar - The Power of Aggregated Purchasing: How to Green Your Electricity Supply & Save Money January 15, 2014 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Previous Webinars More News Features Green Power Market Status Report (2011 Data) Featured Green Power Reports Green Pricing Green Power Marketing Green Certificates Carbon Offsets State Policies Overview The essence of green power marketing is to provide market-based choices for electricity consumers to purchase power from environmentally preferred sources. The term "green power" is used to define power generated from renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power, geothermal, hydropower and various forms of biomass. Green power marketing has the potential to expand domestic markets for renewable energy technologies by fostering greater availability of renewable electric service options in retail markets. Although renewable energy development has traditionally been limited by cost considerations, customer choice allows consumer preferences for cleaner energy sources to be reflected in market transactions. In survey after survey, customers have expressed a preference and willingness to pay more, if necessary, for cleaner energy sources. You can find more information about purchase options on our "Buying Green Power" page.

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The Effect of Green Insulation Standards on Moisture Accumulation within Framing of Residential Structures.  

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??Green building standards recommend use of a variety of new thermal insulation products. However, durability of wooden framing used in conjunction with new insulation materials… (more)

Knight, Kevin Brian

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Button Data: More Power to You | Department of Energy  

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Green Button Data: More Power to You Green Button Data: More Power to You Green Button Data: More Power to You May 18, 2012 - 2:18pm Addthis The Green Button initiative provides residential and business customers access to their electricity consumption information, in a consumer-friendly and computer-friendly format. | Image courtesy of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The Green Button initiative provides residential and business customers access to their electricity consumption information, in a consumer-friendly and computer-friendly format. | Image courtesy of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Christopher Irwin Program Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability What is the Green Button initiative? Green Button provides millions of utility customers with easy access

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High Performance Building Standards in New State Construction  

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In January 2008, New Jersey enacted legislation mandating the use of high performance green building standards in new state construction. The standard requires that new buildings larger than 15...

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Lincoln County- LEED-Certified Building Incentive Program (North Carolina)  

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Lincoln county is providing an incentive for the construction of certified green buildings in the commercial and industrial sector. Only newly constructed buildings are eligible, and they must have...

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Building Technologies Office: Commercial Building Energy Asset...  

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TECHNOLOGIES RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS APPLIANCE & EQUIPMENT STANDARDS BUILDING ENERGY CODES EERE Building Technologies Office Commercial Buildings...

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Argonne TTRDC - Green Racing - Results  

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Results and Recaps Results and Recaps Green Racing Initiative - 2011 Season The Green Racing Initiative, managed by Argonne for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has become an integral part of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS). The 2011 season continued the growth and acceptance of green racing activities in the Series. In August 2011, ALMS announced that it would implement Green Racing 2.0 in future races. Renewable Fuel Use The 2011 ALMS season saw the use of non-petroleum and renewable fuels become dominant. Every Green Challenge victory in the Gran Turismo (GT) category and five out of nine victories in the Le Mans Prototype (LMP) category were won by a car using advanced fuels. Underlining the significance of this movement to advanced renewable fuels is that teams and engineers from all over the world made the decision to switch to these fuels because of their performance advantages alone. There were no incentives for switching in the form of funding or extra points. ALMS goes to great lengths to balance the performance of all the cars, so the switch to these fuels was made solely because they offered better efficiency and, in some cases, more power. The Green Challenge scoring system, developed by Argonne engineers in cooperation with the ALMS, accurately reflects renewable fuels' characteristics in terms of its greenhouse gas and oil replacement attributes without rewarding their selection of these over conventional fuels. That is what makes this switch to renewable replacements for conventional oil-based fuels all the more significant.

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Investment opportunities in green technology real estate projects  

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The real estate sector accounts for more than a third of global greenhouse gas emissions and potentially provides great opportunity for carbon reduction. Energy efficient and green buildings have a huge potential in ...

B?aszczuk, Krzysztof (Krzysztof Aleksander)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Cleveland - Residential Property Tax Abatement for Green...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

built to the Cleveland Green Building Standard. Tax abatements are available to both homeowners and developers. The abatement is for 10-15 years depending on the type of project...

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Alabama State Certification of Residential Building Codes | Building...  

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Name: Adams Initials: TL Affiliation: Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs Focus: Adoption Building Type: Residential Code Referenced: 2009 IECC 2009 IRC...

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Quadratic supersymmetric transformations of the Dirac Green functions  

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We consider the quadratic supersymmetric aspect of the Darboux transformation for the Green functions of the one-dimensional Dirac equation with a generalized form of the potential. We obtain the relation between the initial and the transformed Green functions on the whole real line. We also construct the formula for the unabridged trace of the difference of the transformed and the initial Green functions of the boundary problem on the whole real line. We present an example illustrated our developments.

Ekaterina Pozdeeva

2007-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Commercial Buildings  

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Links Commercial Building Ventilation and Indoor Environmental Quality Batteries and Fuel Cells Buildings Energy Efficiency Electricity Grid Energy Analysis Energy...

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Discussion on the Water-Saving Technology of the Green Community  

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As an architectural concept, green building surveys the impact of building activities to the environment from the perspective of building lifecycle, and implements the sustainable development of the building, of which water resource is a very important factor. Combined with evaluation criteria of the green building in China, this paper analyzes the main existing problems of water conservation in Chinese residential communities and proposes the development orientation of the green community in our country in the future, compared with the relative technical measures home and abroad from the following four aspects: water-saving products, grey water treatment and reuse, rainwater and reclaimed water utilization.

He, Q.; Gou, H.; Dai, Z.; Hao, Y.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GO GREEN! BUY GREEN! Introduction to Green Purchasing  

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· Energy-and water-efficient products ­ Standby power devices ­ ENERGY STAR and FEMP-designated products decisions. Choosing products and services that reduce impacts on human health and the environment, when;What does buying green look like? The Federal Green Purchasing Program · Recycled content products

Lafferriere, Gerardo

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Building technology roadmaps  

SciTech Connect

DOE's Office of Building Technology, State and Community Programs (BTS) is facilitating an industry-led initiative to develop a series of technology roadmaps that identify key goals and strategies for different areas of the building and equipment industry. This roadmapping initiative is a fundamental component of the BTS strategic plan and will help to align government resources with the high-priority needs identified by industry.

1999-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Power Network: Green Power Policies  

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Green Power Marketing Green Certificates Carbon Offsets State Policies govern_purch Community Choice Aggregation Disclosure Policies Green Power Policies Net Metering Policies Green Power Policies A number of state and local governments have policies in place that encourage the development of green power markets. Government green power purchasing mandates or goals have been established by the federal government, as well as state and local governments to procure renewable energy for the electricity used by government facilities or operations. Community choice aggregation allows communities to determine their electricity generation sources by aggregating the community load and purchasing electricity from an alternate electricity supplier while still receiving transmission and distribution service from their existing provider.

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March 23, 2012 GREEN "FIRSTS AND BESTS"  

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- friendly energy supply, efficiency, food, academics, purchasing, transportation, and waste management. 2011 California's Title 24 Energy Efficiency Standards by 30 percent, use 100 percent reclaimed irrigation water the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum rating

Rose, Michael R.

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Cambodia-Green Growth Planning | Open Energy Information  

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Cambodia-Green Growth Planning Cambodia-Green Growth Planning Jump to: navigation, search Name Cambodia-Green Growth Planning Agency/Company /Organization Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Partner Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Sector Climate Focus Area Renewable Energy, Economic Development Topics Finance, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, Market analysis, Technology characterizations Website http://www.gggi.org/project/ma Program Start 2011 Program End 2016 Country Cambodia South-Eastern Asia References Global Green Growth Institute[1] Cambodia Green Growth Planning[2] Overview "GGGI supports emerging and developing countries that seek to develop rigorous green growth economic development strategies. It does so by placing the best available analytical tools at their disposal, building

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From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster (Revised)  

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From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster (Revised) (Fact Sheet) From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Homes after Disaster (Revised) (Fact Sheet) These Greensburg fact sheet sheets help citizens understand what they can do as a part of the focus. Saving energy & water, using renewable energy (particular interest in small wind), driving "green", general sustainability, & living green. 45138.pdf More Documents & Publications From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding Green Buildings after Disaster, EERE (Fact Sheet) Rebuilding Greensburg, Kansas, as a Model Green Community: A Case Study; NREL's Technical Assistance to Greensburg, June 2007-May 2009 From Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding with Renewable Energy after Disaster,

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Peru-Green Growth Planning | Open Energy Information  

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Peru-Green Growth Planning Peru-Green Growth Planning Jump to: navigation, search Name Peru-Green Growth Planning Agency/Company /Organization Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Partner Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Sector Climate Focus Area Renewable Energy, Economic Development Topics Finance, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, Market analysis, Technology characterizations Website http://www.gggi.org/project/ma Program Start 2011 Program End 2016 Country Peru South America References Global Green Growth Institute[1] Cambodia Green Growth Planning[2] Overview "GGGI supports emerging and developing countries that seek to develop rigorous green growth economic development strategies. It does so by placing the best available analytical tools at their disposal, building

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Ethiopia-Green Growth Planning | Open Energy Information  

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Ethiopia-Green Growth Planning Ethiopia-Green Growth Planning Jump to: navigation, search Name Ethiopia-Green Growth Planning Agency/Company /Organization Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Partner Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Sector Climate Focus Area Renewable Energy, Economic Development Topics Finance, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, Market analysis, Technology characterizations Website http://www.gggi.org/project/ma Program Start 2011 Program End 2016 Country Ethiopia Eastern Africa References Global Green Growth Institute[1] Cambodia Green Growth Planning[2] Overview "GGGI supports emerging and developing countries that seek to develop rigorous green growth economic development strategies. It does so by placing the best available analytical tools at their disposal, building

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Green Power Network: DOE/EPA Green Tags Meeting  

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to main content U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Green Power Network About the GPN Green Power Markets Buying Green Power Onsite Renewable...

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Better Buildings | Department of Energy  

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Better Buildings Better Buildings Better Buildings Last year, commercial and industrial buildings used roughly 50% of the energy in the U.S. economy at a cost of over $400 billion. These buildings and operations can be made much more efficient using a variety of cost effective efficiency improvements while creating jobs and building a stronger economy. We have similar opportunities in our homes. In February 2011, President Obama, building upon the investments of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, announced the Better Buildings Initiative to make commercial and industrial buildings 20% more energy efficient over the next 10 years and accelerate private sector investment in energy efficiency. Better Buildings strategies include: Last year, commercial and industrial buildings used roughly 50% of the

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Green Power Network: Green Power Leadership Awards  

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Awards will highlight the accomplishments of green power suppliers (utilities, retail suppliers, REC marketers, and renewable energy project developers) that are innovators and...

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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 nation’s 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 r