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1 Achieving Long-Term Energy Conservation through Partnerships and Collaboration October 2012

2 Presenters: –Paul Smith, Director, Facilities Services –Rich Davis, College Engineer –Mike Drennon, Manager, Plant Operations and Maintenance

3 Mission – “To sustain a vibrant academic community and to offer students an education that will help them excel in their intellectual, creative, professional and community service goals.”

4 College Facts Founded in 1967 Opened in 1971 Approximately 4500 students Olympia campus is 1000 acres 340 acres developed

5 College Organization No academic departments Long history of sustainabilityinterest High student participation on social action issues Strong bias towards consensus

6 Supporting Financial Education Strategic Planning Goals

7 Guiding Principles and Policies Facilities Services - –Evergreen: A Place for Sustainability –The college’s physical resources will imaginatively enhance the learning and working environment

8 Guiding Principles and Policies Critical Mandates – –Carbon Neutral by 2020 –Zero Waste by 2020 Conserve Renew Offset

9 Areas of Implementation Budget Implications- Utility budget 35% of Operating Facilities Initiatives- –Conduct after hours light surveys –Reduce steam pressure from 100 to 50 psi –Add Resource Conservation Manager –Look at building operating hours

10 Areas of Implementation –Local Utility, Puget Sound Energy (PSE), Pilot Program to Shed Load (Demand Control) –ESCO based systemic upgrades –Change Operating Temperatures – 68˚-70˚ (winter) / 76˚-78˚ (summer)

11 Reduced utility costs save $money$, jobs, environment!

12 History May 2005 – Students vote for a student fee to provide “Green electricity” for the College 2007 – Work with State to get an Energy Service Company (ESCO) 2008 – Begin work on ESCO Phase 1

13 2008 – State budget crisis and recession surface 2009 – Complete ESCO Phase 1

14 2009 cont’d – Receive grant for ESCO Phase 1 Review operating procedures for central utility plant Lower steam pressure from central utility plant Begin discussions with Puget Sound Energy (PSE) on Resource Conservation Program (RCP)

15 2009 cont’d – Develop RCP and apply for funding from PSE Designate College Engineer as Resource Conservation Manager Initiate RCP Begin ESCO Phase 2 Begin operational changes

16 2010 – Begin campus wide campaign to reduce energy -lower/raise standard building temperature to 68/76 -send out all-college emails with energy conservation tips Receive 2 nd PSE grant

17 2010 cont’d – Apply/receive grant from state Department of Commerce Receive RCM grant from PSE 2011 – Complete most of ESCO Phase 2 projects Hire a part time temporary Resource Conservation Coordinator

18 2011 cont’d – Commence library recommission Continue all-campus email with energy conservation tips Develop ESCO Phase 3 project scope

19 2012 – Implement ESCO Phase 3 projects Recruit/hire regular part time Resource Conservation Coordinator Complete Library recommission

20 Energy Savings Proposal – Phase 1 Projects 9KW Solar Photovoltaic Array Steam Trap Repair & Replacement Pool Cover & Heat Recovery Lab I Building Heat Recovery

21 Energy Savings Proposal – Phase 1 $370,000 $425,000 $75,000 $25,000

22 Energy Savings Proposal – Phase 1 Energy Savings Guaranteed Annual Energy Savings $72,786 Estimated Annual Reduction 709 metric tons of CO2 Measurement and Verification completed in 2010 $97,111 964 metric tons of CO2  $72,786 guaranteed  709 metric tons of CO2 guaranteed  4% of Evergreen’s 2005 baseline

23 Energy Savings Proposal – Phase 2 Projects Gym and Pavilion Lighting Upgrade Swimming Pool Lighting Upgrade Library EMS Control System Upgrade and Optimization Lab II Building Heat Recovery

24 Energy Savings Proposal – Phase 2 $415,742 $254,677 $300,000

25 Energy Savings Proposal – Phase 2 Energy Savings Guaranteed Annual Energy Savings $80,900 Estimated Annual Reduction 915 metric tons of CO2

26 Partnerships Puget Sound Energy Energy grants and rebates Staff support for grants and rebates Resource Conservation Program Good communication of programs

27 ESCO – McKinstry Collaborated on grants and rebate requests Willing to look at our energy conservation ideas Partnered with college staff

28 State Department of Commerce Energy grant funding State Department of General Administration Energy Services Contract Management Allowed College to contract for energy projects and energy-related facility improvements

29 College Staff, Faculty, Students Accepted new temperature set points Communicated with Facilities about energy conservation ideas Self-monitored energy use Senior Management accepted risk to achieve energy savings

30 Collaboration Architects/ Engineers Contractors College Clean Energy Committee College Sustainability Council

31 College Energy Use ElectricityCostGasCost 200916,395 mWh$1,313,000117,613 mmBTU $1,024,000 201014,678 mWh$1,229,00084,886 mmBTU $635,000 201113,937 mWh;$1,210,00088,796 mmBTU $646,000 201213,851 mWh$1,194,00088,585 mmBTU; $648,000

32 Ideas - Review operating procedures Contact your utility Contact state energy office Contact US Department of Energy – Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Information Center (

33 Ideas Cont’d - Inform college community of efforts and results Involve students – great energy and different ideas Encourage staff to be partners in energy conservation

34 Ideas Cont’d Look for energy waste - waste represents a potential project. High energy use systems/high maintenance costs/poor function/low safety for staff create opportunities.

35 Contact Information Paul Smith – 360-867-6115 Richard J. Davis, P.E. – 360-867-6136 Mike Drennon – 360-867-6586

36 Questions?

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