Presentation on theme: "1 CMAA Sustainability Workshop Friday, January 23, 2009 Washington, DC The New U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters Suitland, Maryland JAG BHARGAVA, PE, PMP,"— Presentation transcript:
1 CMAA Sustainability Workshop Friday, January 23, 2009 Washington, DC The New U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters Suitland, Maryland JAG BHARGAVA, PE, PMP, CCM, DBIA Acting Deputy Director & Project Executive, GSA ROD GARRETT, AIA Associate Director, SOM IRIS AMDUR, LEED AP Principal, Greenshape
3 INTRODUCTION 1.5 million square foot office space & 1.0 million structured parking, $400. million. Bridging Design-Build Delivery Method The Team - Bridging A/E- SOM - DBC- Skanska (GC) &HKS ( Architect of the Record) - CM- DMJM / Heery ( Jt. Venture) - LEED consultant - Greenshape Construction & Occupancy Completed, 2007.
4 OWNER’S PERSPECTIVE GSA wanted to achieve GSA's new Standard of LEED silver or higher. Bridging Design-Build delivery method was new untested to achieve LEED. SOM's Concept, which achieved 34 LEED points. GSA Concerns : - HKS's CD when completed may not get 34 LEED points - DBC's design proposal may conflict with PBS P-100 Benefits in having CM, and Bringing the CM on very early : - To oversee LEED process and to track LEED points - To perform and oversee additional commissioning ( Which achieved 1 LEED Point) until all equipment turnover GSA saw Benefit in having DBC hire an Independent LEED consultant, Greenshape.
5 GREEN IS GOOD...there is no other building complex like this in the world Designed to be the architectural expression of sustainability. Set in an 80-acre woodland preserve. Two buildings have been conceptually "Cleaved" from a single mass. Central garden, courtyards, and other sustainable landscape gardens. Woodland-facing facades are clad in a unique, architectural sunshade. Parking structures green screens with climbing ivy. Scenic views brought into the workplace. "Mainstreet" with all kinds of amenities.
Census Bureau Headquarters LEED Certification Construction Management Association of America Sustainability Workshop 23 January 2009 Iris Amdur, LEED AP, Principal GreenShape LLC
GreenShape Role ● Engaged by Skansa to help guide the implementation of project sustainability goals ● Provided technical guidance on LEED credits ● Reviewed LEED documentation ● Manage the LEED online submittal process to USGBC
Categories Sustainable Sites Water Efficiency Energy and Atmosphere Materials and Resources Indoor Environmental Quality Innovation in Design Credits 8 3 6 7 8 2 34 Points 14 5 17 13 15 5 69 Prereq. 1 0 3 1 2 0 7 LEED for New Construction V 2.1 All Prerequisites must be met in all categories to participate in LEED. Minimum number of points required for LEED rating: Certified 26-32, Silver 33-38, Gold 39-51, Platinum 52-69 TOTAL
Categories Sustainable Sites Water Efficiency Energy and Atmosphere Materials and Resources Indoor Environmental Quality Innovation in Design Points 9 4 11 5 37 Census Bureau LEED Credit Summary Project anticipates a LEED Silver rating, if all points are awarded. TOTAL
Census Bureau: Sustainable Sites ● SS pr1: Erosion & Sedimentation Control ● SS4.1 - Alternative Transportation, Public Transportation (1pt) ● SS4.2 - Alternative Transportation, Bicycle Storage & Changing Rooms (1pt) ● SS4.3 - Alternative Transportation, Alternative Fuel Vehicles (1pt) ● SS4.4 - Alternative Transportation, Parking Capacity (1pt) ● SS5.2 - Reduced Site Disturbance, Development Footprint (1pt) ● SS6.1 - Stormwater Management, Rate and Quantity (1pt) ● SS6.2 - Stormwater Management, Treatment (1pt) ● SS7.1 - Heat Island Reduction, Non-Roof (1pt) ● SS7.2 - Heat Island Reduction, Roof (1pt)
Census Bureau: Water Efficiency ● WE1.1 - Water Efficient Landscaping, Reduce by 50% (1pt) ● WE1.2 - Water Efficient Landscaping, No Potable Use or No Irrigation (1pt) ● WE3.1 - Water Use Reduction, 20% Reduction (1pt) ● WE3.2 - Water Use Reduction, 30% Reduction (1pt)
Census Bureau: Energy & Atmosphere ● EApr1: Fundamental Building Systems Commissioning ● EApr2: Minimum Energy Performance ● EApr3: CFC Reduction in HVAC&R Equipment ● EA1 - Optimize Energy Performance (1pt) ● EA3 - Additional Commissioning (1pt) ● EA4 - Ozone Depletion (1pt) ● EA6 - Green Power (1pt)
Census Bureau Indoor Environmental Quality Credits ● EQpr1: Minimum IAQ Performance ● EQpr2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control ● EQ1 - Carbon Dioxide (CO 2 ) Monitoring (1pt) ● EQ2 - Increase Ventilation Effectiveness (1pt) ● EQ3.1 - Construction IAQ Management Plan, During Construction (1pt) ● EQ3.2 - Construction IAQ Management Plan, Pre-Occupancy (1pt) ● EQ4.1 - Low-Emitting Materials, Adhesives & Sealants (1pt) ● EQ4.2 - Low-Emitting Materials, Paints (1pt) ● EQ4.3 - Low-Emitting Materials, Carpet (1pt) ● EQ5 - Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control (1pt) ● EQ6.2 - Controllability of Systems, Non-perimeter Spaces (1pt) ● EQ7.1 - Thermal Comfort, Comply with ASHRAE 55-2004 (1pt) ● EQ7.2 - Thermal Comfort, Permanent Monitoring System (1pt)
Census Bureau Innovation Credits ● ID1.1 Innovation in Design: Low-emitting Furniture (1pt) ● ID1.2 Innovation in Design: Exemplary Performance EA 6 (1pt) ● ID1.3 Innovation in Design: Education & Outreach (1pt) ● ID1.4 Innovation in Design: Green Housekeeping (1pt) ● ID2 LEED™ Accredited Professional (1pt)
LEED and the Construction Manager ● Involve CM in developing project LEED/Design strategy ● Bundle green building systems during cost estimating ● Establish LEED Action Plans during design and refine as job is bid/bought ● Communicate LEED requirements to subcontractors prior to bid and during construction ● Track and Document LEED as you go ● Issue frequent LEED progress reports ● Put LEED on the Construction Meeting Agenda monthly
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