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FY11-12 Annual Report - Sustainable Operations Work Group
Co-Chairs: Carlowe Connelly, Campus Facilities Management and Diori Johnson, Medical Center Leaseholds
To develop sustainable best practices in the maintenance and operation of UCSF facilities
- Develop plan to maintain buildings at LEED-EB(Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design in Existing Buildings) certified level
- Submit one building for LEED certification by June 2008
- Develop LEED credits for specific building type by July 2009
- Develop implementation and funding plan for LEED certification of all buildings
- Continued training of internal staff on certifying LEED-EB projects.
- Established UCSF-wide Sustainable Building Exterior and Hardscape Management Plan.
- Established UCSF-wide Sustainable Erosion Control and Landscape Management Plan.
- Developed calculator that measures building energy usage from Parnassus Cogeneration Power Plant.
- Established baseline Energy-Star usage profiles for all UCSF non-patient-care buildings.
FY 2012-2013 Goals
- Complete plan to maintain buildings at LEED-EB certified level or above by July 2012.
- Submit documentation for LEED-EB certification for the School of Nursing and the Kalmanovitz Library at Parnassus Campus.
- Submit to USGBC a Multi-Building Project covering the Parnassus Campus, and a second covering the Mission Bay Campus. A Multi-Building project guarantees pre-approve a number of requirements for any building on the campus to which it pertains. This will streamline future building certification projects on each of these campuses.
- Select the next buildings to be submitted for LEED-EB certification..
- Number of LEED-EB rated buildings certified.
- Number of buildings for which energy use baselines are established for future comparison.
- Difficult to achieve energy savings within existing aging buildings.
- Energy Star assessments require new calculations for buildings running off cogeneration power plants.
- Energy Star assessments require new calculations for buildings housing laboratories.
- Multi building credits require policies and procedures that meet the needs of both campus buildings and medical center buildings.
Links & Resources
UC Green Building Council Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance