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1 The Greening of SEFA The Greening of SEFA actually means: The Greening of SEFA actually means: The Greening of the SEFA membership The Greening of the SEFA membership Accomplished by: Accomplished by: 1.Greening the products we manufacture 2.Greening the process used in the manufacture of those products*, and 3.Greening the associated facilities* *Remember, *Remember, Product manufacturers will not only have to prove that they can provide a green product, but also that it was produced in a green manner – USGBC September 18, 2008

2 Our Products Within our US membership I count: Within our US membership I count: 3 - Manufacturers of Flexible systems 3 - Manufacturers of Flexible systems 7 - Wood Casework manufacturers 7 - Wood Casework manufacturers 11 - Steel Casework Companies 11 - Steel Casework Companies 5 - p/lam Casework Companies 5 - p/lam Casework Companies 20 - Ventilation Equipment Manufacturers 20 - Ventilation Equipment Manufacturers 4 - Service fixture companies 4 - Service fixture companies 5 - Worksurface companies 5 - Worksurface companies September 18, 2008

3 LEED-AGLLEED-AGL Purpose Purpose Customizes credit criteria to be project type specific LABS! Customizes credit criteria to be project type specific LABS! Deletes credits that do not apply to the vertical market Deletes credits that do not apply to the vertical market Adds new credits? Adds new credits?

4 November 9, 2004 EPC 2.0 DEVELOPERS Daniel AronsTsoi/Kobus Architects Karl Aveard *Earl Walls Associates Larry BoyerTerraFirma Environmental Nancy Carlisle National Renewable Energy Lab Colin Cathcart Kiss + Cathcart, Architects Victoria David *Maynard/David Partnership John DeLahunt *The Colorado College David Drummond *Univ of Wisconsin - Madison Marc Estra Bristol-Myers Squibb James FraleyEarl Walls Associates Darren Fritsch Vanderweil Engineers Charles Garnett *Flad & Associates Steve HackmanHERA Inc. William LintnerU.S. DOE Mike MacDonald *Oak Ridge National Laboratory Garrick Maine Flad & Associates Dennis Maloskey *Brinjac Engineering, Inc. Itzhak Maor PWI-Energy Paul Mathew *Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Charlotte Matthews*Steven Winter Associates Derek McGarry McCracken & Lopez, PA Jennifer Melton *Kling Lindquist *drafted credit criteria Jack Mizner The IT Corporation Richard Mohr Flad & Associates Scott Moll *Affiliated Engineers, Inc. Robert Morris Configuration Management Jim Nicolow Lord, Aeck & Sargent Julie Paquette Vanderweil Engineers Don Posson *Kling Lindquist Richard Rittelmann*Burt Hill Kosar Rittelmann Don Rosen Einhorn Yaffee Prescott A&E Dale Sartor Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Jeffrey Schantz Lord Aeck Sargent Roy Sieber *ERG, Inc. William StarrUC Davis John Swift Einhorn Yaffee Prescott A&E Eric Truelove IBC Engineerng Services, Inc. Otto VanGeet National Renewable Energy Lab Mike Walters *Affiliated Engineers, Inc. John Weale Rumsey Engineers, Inc. Pat Weggel U.S. EPA Robert Weidner Brinjac Engineering, Inc. Alexander Wing *Burt Hill Kosar Rittelmann Phil WirdzekU.S. EPA

5 September 18, 2008 LEED-AGLLEED-AGL Sustainable Sites Sustainable Sites 1 NEW credit 1 NEW credit Water Efficiency Water Efficiency 1 NEW credit 1 NEW credit Energy& Atmosphere Energy& Atmosphere 1 NEW Prerequisite 1 NEW Prerequisite 1 NEW Credit 1 NEW Credit Modified 1 Prerequisite Modified 1 Prerequisite Modified 3 Credits Modified 3 Credits Materials & Resources Materials & Resources Modified LEED calculation affecting 3 Credits Modified 1 Credit Indoor Environmental Quality Indoor Environmental Quality 1 NEW Prerequisite 3 NEW Credits Modified 4 Credits Innovation & Design Innovation & Design

6 LEED-AGL Water Efficiency Prerequisite 1: Laboratory Equipment Water Use Intent Reduce water use for laboratory equipment September 18, 2008

7 LEED-AGL Water Efficiency Requirements Requirements Prerequisite 1.0No domestic water shall be used once- through for any laboratory equipment cooling unless the use is less than 2 gpm. Prerequisite 1.0No domestic water shall be used once- through for any laboratory equipment cooling unless the use is less than 2 gpm. Technologies and Strategies Technologies and Strategies Use closed-loop cooling water for equipment cooling instead of open-loop (once through). Use closed-loop cooling water for equipment cooling instead of open-loop (once through). Use non-potable water sources. Use non-potable water sources. Use vacuum pumps instead of aspirator fittings at cold-water faucets. One way to discourage this is to specify the use of non-threaded faucets, unless threaded faucets are required for other laboratory function Use vacuum pumps instead of aspirator fittings at cold-water faucets. One way to discourage this is to specify the use of non-threaded faucets, unless threaded faucets are required for other laboratory function September 18, 2008

8 LEED-AGL Water Efficiency Credit 4 Process Water Efficiency Intent Reduce process water use and process wastewater generation. Reduce process water use and process wastewater generation. September 18, 2008

9 November 9, 2004 LEED-AGL Water Efficiency Credit 4.1 (1 point): Credit 4.1 (1 point): Adopt technologies and strategies to reduce process water use and process wastewater generation by 20%. Document the reductions from baseline. Adopt technologies and strategies to reduce process water use and process wastewater generation by 20%. Document the reductions from baseline. Credit 4.2 (1 point): Credit 4.2 (1 point): Adopt technologies and strategies to reduce process water use and process wastewater generation by 30%. Document the reductions from baseline. Adopt technologies and strategies to reduce process water use and process wastewater generation by 30%. Document the reductions from baseline.

10 LEED-AGL Energy & Atmosphere EA Pr 4: Assess Minimum Ventilation Requirements (New prerequisite) Intent Intent To determine minimum ventilation requirements in laboratories based on user needs, health/safety protection and energy consumption.

11 LEED-AGL Energy & Atmosphere Requirements Requirements The ventilation requirements shall be determined by a team of the following professionals: A/E Team, Laboratory Consultants*, User Representative, Facilities Maintenance, Owner Environmental Health & Safety, Commissioning Agent The ventilation requirements shall be determined by a team of the following professionals: A/E Team, Laboratory Consultants*, User Representative, Facilities Maintenance, Owner Environmental Health & Safety, Commissioning Agent Determine the necessary fresh air ventilation rate based on applicable codes and standards and the planned use of the laboratory over the next 5 years. Determine the necessary fresh air ventilation rate based on applicable codes and standards and the planned use of the laboratory over the next 5 years. Consider exhaust alternatives to fume hoods Consider exhaust alternatives to fume hoods Develop a workable fume hood sash management plan Develop a workable fume hood sash management plan

12 LEED-AGL Indoor Environmental Quality EQ Pr 3: Laboratory Ventilation EQ Pr 3: Laboratory Ventilation (New LEED AGL Prerequisite) Intent Intent Ensure that minimum requirements for safety and worker protection are met with worker comfort as an important but secondary requirement. Ensure that minimum requirements for safety and worker protection are met with worker comfort as an important but secondary requirement.

13 LEED-AGL Indoor Environmental Quality Requirements: Meet the minimum requirements of the following sections of ANSI/AIHA Z9.5 (latest version). Requirements: Meet the minimum requirements of the following sections of ANSI/AIHA Z9.5 (latest version). Chapter 2 - Laboratory Ventilation Management Program in the design process. Chapter 2 - Laboratory Ventilation Management Program in the design process. Chapter 3 - Laboratory Chemical Hoods Chapter 4 - Other Containment Devices as they apply to selection of equipment and accessories. Exclude Decontamination because it is an operational Chapter 3 - Laboratory Chemical Hoods Chapter 4 - Other Containment Devices as they apply to selection of equipment and accessories. Exclude Decontamination because it is an operational Chapter 5 - Laboratory Ventilation System Design Chapter 5 - Laboratory Ventilation System Design Chapter 9 - Air Cleaning (all subsections) Chapter 9 - Air Cleaning (all subsections) Appendix 5 - Laboratory Ventilation Management Plan Appendix 5 - Laboratory Ventilation Management Plan

14 LEED-AGL Indoor Environmental Quality EQ 4.2: Low Emitting Materials - Paints and Coatings EQ 4.2: Low Emitting Materials - Paints and Coatings (Modification of the existing LEED credit) Intent Intent Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, potentially irritating and/or harmful to the comfort and well-being of installers and occupants Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, potentially irritating and/or harmful to the comfort and well-being of installers and occupants See Rational next slide See Rational next slide

15 LEED-AGL Indoor Environmental Quality Requirements: Requirements: VOC emissions from paints and coatings must not exceed the VOC and chemical components limits of Green Seals Standard GS-11 requirements. VOC emissions from paints and coatings must not exceed the VOC and chemical components limits of Green Seals Standard GS-11 requirements. VOC content limits for laboratory specific coating such as epoxy floors and wall shall comply with AQMD rule 1113: Architectural coatings. VOC content limits for laboratory specific coating such as epoxy floors and wall shall comply with AQMD rule 1113: Architectural coatings. Rationale for Modification Rationale for Modification Credit needs to address materials and products that are unique to the laboratory environment such as epoxy floors, floor sealers and other materials that might not meet Green Seal requirements. Credit needs to address materials and products that are unique to the laboratory environment such as epoxy floors, floor sealers and other materials that might not meet Green Seal requirements.

16 LEED-AGL Indoor Environmental Quality EQ 5: Indoor Chemical and Pollution Source Control EQ 5: Indoor Chemical and Pollution Source Control (Modification of the existing LEED credit) Intent Intent Avoid exposure of building occupants to potentially hazardous chemicals that adversely impact air quality Avoid exposure of building occupants to potentially hazardous chemicals that adversely impact air quality

17 LEED-AGL Indoor Environmental Quality Requirements Requirements Minimize pollutant cross-contamination Permanent entryway systems Provide segregated areas with deck to deck partitions with separate outside air exhaust Provide chemical storage cabinets that are vented to the outside where applicable. Do not use chemical fume hoods as ventilated storage. Drains plumbed for appropriate disposal of liquid waste in spaces where drain disposal may occur. Do not specify and/or install localized chemical neutralization tanks within the occupied lab space.

18 LEED-AGL Indoor Environmental Quality EQ 9.1: Indoor Environmental Safety – Airflow Modeling EQ 9.1: Indoor Environmental Safety – Airflow Modeling (New LEED AGL credit) Intent Intent Ensure health and safety of employees Ensure health and safety of employees

19 LEED-AGL Indoor Environmental Quality EQ 9.2: Indoor Environmental Safety – Fume Hood Commissioning EQ 9.2: Indoor Environmental Safety – Fume Hood Commissioning (New LEED AGL credit) Intent Intent Ensure health and safety of employees Ensure health and safety of employees

20 LEED-AGL Indoor Environmental Quality EQ 9.3: Indoor Environmental Safety – Alarms Systems EQ 9.3: Indoor Environmental Safety – Alarms Systems (New LEED AGL credit) Intent Intent Ensure health and safety of employees Ensure health and safety of employees

21 LEED-AGL Indoor Environmental Quality EQ 9.3: Indoor Environmental Safety – Alarms Systems (cont) EQ 9.3: Indoor Environmental Safety – Alarms Systems (cont) Common building and fixed equipment alarms in laboratories include: Common building and fixed equipment alarms in laboratories include: Fire alarm Fire alarm Fume hood alarms Fume hood alarms instrument exhausts instrument exhausts dedicated exhausts for biosafety cabinets dedicated exhausts for biosafety cabinets Pressure balance alarms for areas that must be negative or positive to adjacent areas Pressure balance alarms for areas that must be negative or positive to adjacent areas Air supply or general exhaust failure alarms Air supply or general exhaust failure alarms Intrusion alarms Intrusion alarms Freezers, incubators, autoclaves and other fixed equipment equipped with temperature, pressure or other alarms Freezers, incubators, autoclaves and other fixed equipment equipped with temperature, pressure or other alarms Hazardous gas detectors Hazardous gas detectors

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23 SEFA is going GREEN. As a SEFA member, each of us can set an example by leading the way to GREENER company.SEFA is going GREEN. As a SEFA member, each of us can set an example by leading the way to GREENER company. GREEN companies and organizations are ones who take the reins of LEEDership for the sustainable futureGREEN companies and organizations are ones who take the reins of LEEDership for the sustainable future

24 Polish & Elevate the Company Brand Polish & Elevate the Company Brand Reduce Operating Costs Reduce Operating Costs Reduce Product manufacturing Costs Reduce Product manufacturing Costs

25 Create an image of the SEFA membership companies as first class environmental custodians in the eyes of our customers, our vendors, our employees the architects and the owners in the market we serve. Create an image of the SEFA membership companies as first class environmental custodians in the eyes of our customers, our vendors, our employees the architects and the owners in the market we serve.

26 Action Set One: Action Set One: The Low Hanging Fruit Action Set Two: Action Set Two: All the Remaining

27 1)Establish Goal for Improvement 2)Write a SEFA GREEN Policy Document to Include the Following: Low Hanging Fruit

28 Heating Management Plan to include: Heating Management Plan to include: Room Temperature Limits Room Temperature Limits Off Hour Settings Off Hour Settings No Portable Heaters except when authorized No Portable Heaters except when authorized Cooling Policy Plan to include: Cooling Policy Plan to include: Implement Room Temperature Limits Implement Room Temperature Limits Off Hour Settings Off Hour Settings Reheat Operation if applicable Reheat Operation if applicable Low Hanging Fruit

29 Lighting Survey & :oghting Reduction Plan Lighting Survey & :oghting Reduction Plan Eliminate All Incandescent Lamping Eliminate All Incandescent Lamping Use Natural Light Where Possible Use Natural Light Where Possible Turn Off Unused or Unneeded Lights Turn Off Unused or Unneeded Lights When repainting use light colors When repainting use light colors Use Fluorescent Task Lighting Where Appropriate Use Fluorescent Task Lighting Where Appropriate Windows and Doors – Keep closed in air conditioned and heated areas. Windows and Doors – Keep closed in air conditioned and heated areas. Low Hanging Fruit

30 Reduce Paper Waste Reduce Paper Waste Print & Copy as little as possible Print & Copy as little as possible When you must print, consider doing it double sided When you must print, consider doing it double sided Edit on screen not on paper Edit on screen not on paper Save to disk instead of printing on paper Save to disk instead of printing on paper Do not routinely print s Do not routinely print s Consider recycled paper Consider recycled paper Low Hanging Fruit

31 GREEN Computing GREEN Computing Keep computers off unless they are in use Keep computers off unless they are in use Turn off printers, especially laser printers, unless printing Turn off printers, especially laser printers, unless printing Minimize use of screen savers in lieu of the computers power management features Minimize use of screen savers in lieu of the computers power management features Low Hanging Fruit

32 Other Equipment like vending machines, fans, etc. Other Equipment like vending machines, fans, etc. Insist on equipment with the Energy Star rating Insist on equipment with the Energy Star rating Go digital Go digital Low Hanging Fruit

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