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1 S. L. King & Associates, Inc. Engineers Planners Managers Aviation Safety, Security & The Environment Asset Management and Planning of Utilities Infrastructure to Facilitate Green Airport Environments Stanley L. King, P.E. September 17, 2007

2 Page 2 Evolution of Green Environments Evolution of Green Environments Energy conservation and awareness Energy conservation and awareness EPA Green Lights Program EPA Green Lights Program Green Building Development Green Building Development What is a Green Airport Environment? What is a Green Airport Environment? Introduction The Green Airport Initiative (GAI) states: The goal is not to just make airports greener, but to accommodate their growth in a manner illustrating the principles of sustainable development and create more livable communities. GAI is not a mechanism for trading off airport growth for environmental quality but a strategy for increasing both.

3 Page 3 Key Concepts WaterWater ElectricityElectricity FuelFuel Sanitary WaterSanitary Water StormwaterStormwater Primary Resources Chilled WaterChilled Water SteamSteam Hot WaterHot Water Secondary Resources Utilities Master Plan Fixed assets and utility resources must be managed Airport Managers and Planners must predict and plan for the use of utility resources:

4 Page 4 What Constitutes a Green Airport? Energy and Environmental Master Planning Energy Analysis, Supply Side Lighting Retrofits Building Management Systems Central Energy Plant Upgrades Self Generation / Co-generation Opportunities Water Reuse Eliminate?Reduce?Reuse? Resources & Assets: Can Your Airport An Energy and Environmental Perspective

5 Page 5 Business Drivers Customer Satisfaction Safe and secure Convenient and efficient Comfortable and pleasant Green building, cost savings (return on investment) Competition Regulations Energy Usage Green is a psychological effect!

6 Page 6 Best Practices for Managing Assets Utilities are an asset to be managed Predict and plan for use of water, power, steam, wastewater, alternative fuels and stormwater management Develop Proactive Management Strategies Minimize environmental risk = enhanced value of assets Develop Predictive/Preventive Maintenance Procedures Minimize operation costs by reducing unplanned occurrences thereby increasing productivity Develop Asset Tracking System to document and manage cost Integrate Procurement Procedures into Predictive Maintenance and Management Strategies

7 Page 7 Illustrative Airport Environmental Footprint Clean Airport Partnership, Inc.

8 Page 8 Trendsetters Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Denver International Airport Los Angeles International Airport Philadelphia International Airport San Francisco International Airport

9 Page 9 Dallas-Fort Worth Becoming a Green Airport An executive summary entitled: DFW International Airport: Building A Model Green Airport, stated DFW is committed to improving air quality and increasing energy efficiency through an aggressive program that will influence all aspects of airport operation. Clean Airport Partnership, Inc.

10 Page 10 Keys to Success Paradigm change for most managers and staff Raise educational awareness Training of staff to implement methods and procedures Benchmarking current state Setting achievable goals Cost Efficiency Setting achievable service levels

11 Page 11 Your Energy Consultants Can Assist You With Developing Your Green Airport Assess your facilities and identify opportunities and to minimize cost; increase savings; verify concepts and assist with implementation of energy improvement measures; measure and verify Process Improvements include: Facilities assessment and evaluation Operating cost benchmark Development of Customer Service Metrics Comfort and convenience Extended life of components Reduce operating costs Improved safety Energy/Utilities Master Plan Reliability Centered Maintenance program Predictable Procurement Cycles? Technology Enhanced Asset Management (TEAM)

12 Page 12 Our ultimate goal is to develop the best practical solutions for real life scenarios!


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