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1 Office of Science Facilities & Infrastructure Overview Gordon Fox Director, Facilities & Infrastructure Division Office of Safety, Security and Infrastructure (SC-31.2) Briefing to 2011 FIMS Workshop, Las Vegas, NV June 13, 2011

2 Topics to cover: Overview of SC Facilities Mission Readiness Science Laboratories Infrastructure (SLI) Sustainability Ongoing Projects ORNL PNNL LBNLBNLTJNAFSLAC ANL Modernization of Laboratory Facilities at ORNL Physical Sciences Facility at PNNL 2 SC Facilities & Infrastructure Overview

3 3 Infrastructure is the Foundation for our Laboratories and User Facilities Princeton TJNAF SLAC Fermi ORNL LBNL

4 Overview - It’s All About the Science! Single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States (Budget ~$5 billion) Office of Science (SC) manages and supports basic science research programs in:  Advanced Scientific Computing Research  Basic Energy Sciences (including materials sciences, chemistry, physical biosciences, and geosciences)  Biological and Environmental Research (including genomics-based systems biology for energy & environment, climate science, and subsurface science for DOE legacy sites)  Fusion Energy Sciences  High Energy Physics  Nuclear Physics 4

5 It’s All About the Science! From FY 2012 Office of Science request to Congress: Applications of 21 st century science to long-standing barriers in energy technologies: employing nanotechnology, biotechnology, and modeling and simulation, for example: Materials by design using nanoscale structures and syntheses for: carbon capture; radiation-resistant and self-healing materials for the nuclear reactor industry; highly efficient photovoltaics; and white- light emitting LEDs. Biosystems by design combining the development of new molecular toolkits with testbeds for the design and construction of improved biological components or new biohybrid systems and processes for improved biofuels and bioproducts. Modeling and simulation to facilitate materials and chemistry by design and to address technology challenges such as the optimization of internal combustion engines using advanced transportation fuels (biofuels). 5

6 SC Stewards 10 out of 17 DOE National Laboratories 6 All SC sites have enduring missions

7 Infrastructure Investments Assure Mission Readiness Annual Laboratory Planning allows the programs to ensure current initiatives are addressed and infrastructure plans are prioritized to best support mission needs. Mission readiness is built on a combination of laboratory and DOE investment. The laboratories are doing their part, increasing their investments in mission readiness through Institutional General Plant Projects (IGPP) and maintenance. Laboratories can be held accountable for delivering mission readiness through our performance evaluation processes. Laboratory Infrastructure Investment* ($000) *Data derived from FY 2010 Annual Laboratory Plans 7

8 Mission Readiness Assessment Process Mission Readiness: The capability of facilities and infrastructure to enable delivery of the scientific mission assigned to the laboratory. Process used in concert with the SC Annual Laboratory Plans to plan for and evaluate the success of our Facilities and Infrastructure program. Integration between scientific and facilities staff is key. Process provides a framework for assessing capabilities and results in capability improvement action plans that describe needed investments. Peer reviews of each laboratory’s Mission Readiness protocols began in FY 2009; seven labs have been completed (ORNL, BNL, LBNL, PNNL, ANL, PPPL, and TJNAF); three more reviews will be conducted in FY 2011 (SLAC, FNAL, and Ames). 8

9 Current SC Laboratory Infrastructure Ten research laboratories with over 1,500 buildings and 20 million square feet of space. Much of our infrastructure is old, expensive to maintain, and can no longer meet the requirements of a modern research facility. Improvements have been made – increased annual maintenance investment, focus on reducing deferred maintenance. Typical Aging Lab Particulates Fire sprinklers Process water Inadequate HVAC controls Flammable insulation Maintenance alone will not ensure our laboratories can continue to fulfill their missions. An integrated approach is needed, including –Capital Investment –Elimination of Excess Facilities –Maintenance 9

10 Science Laboratories Infrastructure (SLI) Modernization Initiative In 2007, all of the SC site offices and laboratories participated in an effort led by the Deputy Director for Field Operations to develop an initial baseline for the Initiative. At the conclusion of this effort, the Infrastructure Modernization Initiative included over 30 projects totaling more than $2 billion. The mechanism for proposing a change is via the Annual Lab Plans. 10

11 Infrastructure Modernization Planning Baseline Note: Baseline is reviewed and updated each year to reflect Annual Lab Plans and new budget assumptions.11

12 SLI General Accomplishments Sixteen active projects with cost >$20M  Seven projects are in construction.  One project start proposed in FY 2012 request.  Two projects at CD-1 awaiting design funds.  Seven projects at CD-0 in early planning. Last fiscal year (FY 2010)  14 successful Lehman Reviews.  13 CD approvals by the SC Acquisition Board.  7 baseline milestones met (100%). Cost and schedule indices all favorable (GREEN) Examples of success  The Physical Sciences Facility project at PNNL achieved CD-4B with start up of Building 325 in January  The Modernization of Laboratory Facilities project at ORNL is forecasting completion 7 months ahead of the baseline milestone. $108.5M of Recovery Act funds on line item projects  As of June 30, 2011: 100% of funds have been committed to subcontracts, and 85% costed. 12 TED Building (TJNAF) Exterior const. at Seismic 2 (LBNL) Low Vibration Lab in ISB-1 (BNL)

13  SLI projects are all being designed to perform 30% better than ASHRAE  SLI projects (except utility projects) will achieve LEED Gold certification (implies energy savings).  The renovation projects can achieve a 28% reduction in GHG with a combination of best practices and some upgraded system choices.  The new buildings expand the capability of Science and require energy intensive systems for clean rooms, super computer capabilities, increased air changes (for safety) and other end uses.  The new buildings are more energy efficient than a new base building (per ASHRAE 90.1).  The new building system designs may require an investment in renewable energy sources on or near the building in order to meet the GHG reduction goals while still providing world-class Science.  Other companion projects, not included in the line item, can provide GHG reduction if properly implemented (e.g. cool roofs, adjacency to renewable energy sources). Sustainability 13

14 The SC Sustainability Challenge 14

15 SC Sustainability Baseline Conduct webinar in June or early July with a working-level group to roll out portfolio analysis “tool”. Meeting will include sustainability managers from site offices and laboratories. Schedule workshop in late July or early August:  To be informed by Annual Laboratory Plans, SSPs, DOE SSPP, SC Staff and Laboratory leadership input.  To result in development of baseline with recommended actions to address sustainability gaps and distribution of portfolio goals. Results of these meetings (baseline and SC portfolio approach) will then be presented to SC leadership. 15

16 Disposition of SC Excess Facilities Completing site cleanup is key to SC modernization SC-Funded Dispositions  ~1.3M Sq. Ft. FY 2002 – 2010  One for one offset for new construction Transfers to EM  SC has ~1.2M Sq. Ft. of process-contaminated facilities  EM has agreed to accept nearly $1B of the cleanup scope at ANL, BNL, LBNL, ORNL and SLAC.  EM is funding ~$100M of the cleanup scope with ARRA funds.  No additional EM funding expected till at least FY  SC pays ~$15M annually in surveillance and maintenance costs in the meantime. 16

17 Back to the Science! Modern Sustainable PNNL Facilities PSF CSF BSF rd Party Facilities Line Item 300 Area Retained Facilities Physical Sciences Facility at PNNL was jointly funded by SC (SLI), NNSA, and DHS  LEED Silver certification and energy savings >3M kWh/yr BSF and CSF are 3 rd party financed (leased)  LEED Gold certification (37% better than ASHRAE standard)  Innovative geothermal heating/cooling system  Exited old, energy inefficient, Hanford facilities

18 Focus on Science Modernization of Laboratory Facilities (MLF), ORNL TPC: $96.3M Is constructing a new state-of-the-art materials and chemical sciences laboratory that will house two Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC). Construction started in June 2009 and is forecast to be complete well ahead of the December 2011 baseline. (Partially funded w/ ARRA: $60.6M) 18

19 19 Interdisciplinary Science Building, Ph I, BNL TPC: $66.8M Demolition of inadequate facilities and construction of a new building with state-of-the-art laboratories, associated offices, and support space. Site preparation activities began in August On-going Projects Site “Before” Site – April 29, 2011

20 On-going Projects Demolition progress on Building 25 Building 85 (Hazardous Waste Handling Facility) Seismic Life-Safety and Modernization of General Purpose Buildings Ph 2, LBNL TPC: $97.1M Replacement of seismically “very poor” and “poor” facilities with a new laboratory/office building, upgrade of the Hazardous Waste Handling Facility, and modernization of another laboratory/office building (Bldg 74, Life Sciences). Rendering of new General Purpose Laboratory 20

21 Technology and Engineering Development Facility, TJNAF TPC: $73.2M Renovation of the Test Lab Building and construction of new space that will eliminate severe overcrowding and improve workflow and productivity. Also eliminates inadequate work space in and near the Test Lab. Groundbreaking ceremony conducted on September 1, On-going Projects 21 May 2011 New Accelerator Entrance

22 Demolition of Building 51 and Bevatron, LBNL (TPC: $50M) Eliminated a legacy accelerator which ceased operation in 1993 Demolition of Bevatron structure currently underway – project is on schedule to be completed by March 2012 (CD-4) Bevatron is the last major SC excess facility D&D effort. SC expects that future D&D at SC sites will be executed by the Office of Environmental Management On-going Projects Prior to DemolitionProgress – April 11 (Partially funded w/ Recovery Act: $14.3M) 22 Removal of Coil Windings

23 On-going Projects Research Support Building and Infrastructure Modernization, SLAC TPC: $97.4M This project will integrate the lab’s Accelerator Physics community across programmatic boundaries and will provide more uniform service (training, ES&H, business services) for the lab-wide user community. Project scope includes the construction of a modern office building for technical staff currently dispersed throughout the site in aged trailers and other inefficient locations and modernization of two facilities for operations staff supporting the research mission. Construction was initiated in FY On going demolition in renovated office building (28) Architect’s rendering of new Design-Build building

24 On-going Projects Energy Sciences Building (ESB), ANL TPC: $96M Scope includes construction of a new multidisciplinary laboratory that will provide efficient and modern research space that will provide the interdisciplinary science platform needed to discover and develop alternative approaches to energy production, storage, and utilization. The ESB forms centers of excellence in the areas of material synthesis and solar energy conversion and storage. Construction will be initiated in FY Renovate Science Labs 2, BNL TPC: $50.8M This project will upgrade and rehabilitate obsolete systems in Buildings 510 (Physics) and 555 (Chemistry) to provide safe, modern, efficient, and sustainable facilities for advanced detector research and chemistry research. Although the basic core and shell construction of these buildings is sound, the lab and office spaces including their utilities and environmental support systems are obsolete. Hazardous material removal will begin in 3Q FY June 3 rd Groundbreaking Ceremony Architect’s Rendering Existing Chemistry Building

25 Summary It’s all about the SCIENCE! The Infrastructure Modernization Initiative is vital to the SC strategic science mission goals. Mission Readiness ties facilities investments to the SC mission and is being fully integrated with Annual Lab Planning. Sustainability is integrated into our designs and management processes. End result: modern, safe, and sustainable infrastructure that allows the laboratories to ensure their scientific leadership well into the future. 25

26 26 Questions? Gordon B. Fox, PE Director, Facility & Infrastructure Division Office of Safety, Security & Infrastructure Office of Science Department of Energy fax: Contact Info: For More Information: Office of Safety, Security and Infrastructure Home Page:


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