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Module Presentation Campus Services Building Western Washington University Bellingham, Washington Zervas Group Architects
Key Elements of Green Building MODULE 1 Ballard Library & Neighborhood Service Center Seattle, Washington Architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Building green minimizes impacts on environment and health Gulf Islands Operation Centre LEED ® Platinum 2006 Sidney, British Columbia, Canada Larry McFarland Architects
Green design considers… Planning Site development Design Construction Operation Maintenance Removal and reuse
Green design strives to… Mitigate climate change Use less energy and water Use fewer materials Reduce waste Are healthy for people and the planet
Understanding the full environmental impact
Life Cycle Assessment MODULE 2 Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming Architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Green design choices are complex
Life cycle assessment considers every step
Life cycle assessment shows wood is a good choice Source: Data compiled by the Canadian Wood Council using the ATHENA EcoCalculator with a data set for Vancouver, British Columbia.
Energy Conservation MODULE 3 Thompson Community Centre Richmond, British Columbia, Canada Henriquez Partners Architects
Total energy consumed over 20 years: concrete house Green design reduces operating and embodied energy Sources: Athena Sustainable Materials Institute, Canadian Wood Council, Morrison Herfield Engineers.
Embodied plus operating energy over 60 years Wood buildings can surpass energy standards Sources: Athena Sustainable Materials Institute, Canadian Wood Council, Morrison Herfield Engineers.
A wood building is easier to insulate Less conductive than steel and concrete Source: NAHB Research Center.
Resource Conservation MODULE 4 Tillamook Forest Center Tillamook, Oregon Architect: The Miller/Hull Partnership, LLP
Green design increases resource efficiency Richmond Olympic Oval Richmond, British Columbia, Canada Architect: Cannon Design
A closer look at recycled content Source: FPInnovations, calculated using the Athena Impact Estimator for Buildings.
Diverting waste saves resources Roof deconstruction Locker Plant Scotia, California Vancouver Materials Testing Lab Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Perkins+Will Canada Architects Co.
Many ways to recycle wood Tolko cogeneration projectBoxcar flooringGrain elevator beam tables
Durability and Adaptability MODULE 5 Brentwood Skytrain Station Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada Perkins+Will Canada Architects Co.
Green design extends the life of building materials The barn at Fallingwater, designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson is an adaptive re-use of a 19 th century barn
Consider a realistic life span Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta Georgia,
Longer life through adaptation Ardencraig located at 11 th and Yukon St. in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Health and Well-being MODULE 6 King David High School Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Acton Ostry Architects Inc.
Green design benefits human health Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario Farrow Partnership Architects Inc.
Wood enhances well-being Credit Valley Hospital Mississauga, Ontario Farrow Partnership Architects Inc.
Social and Economic Sustainability MODULE 7 Nicola Valley Institute of Technology Merritt, British Columbia, Canada Perkins+Will Canada Architects Co.
Sustainable development isn’t just about the environment
Meeting community needs
Transportation Effects MODULE 8 Pocono Environmental Education Center Dingman’s Ferry, Pennsylvania Architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Green design requires careful choices
Embodied energy, typical house Source: Sample "R-2000 house" file included in the Athena Impact Estimator LCA software.
Wood is plentiful across North America
Climate Change MODULE 9 Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming Architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Green design reduces greenhouse gas emissions
Greenhouse gas emissions due to manufacturing Source: CORRIM - Life Cycle Environmental Performance of Renewable Materials in the Context of Residential Building Construction. Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials.
Trees remove CO 2 ; wood products store carbon
Deforestation in developing countries is a leading contributor to CO 2 emissions FAO Greenpeace / Beltra Daniel, Photo reference
Canada has most of its original forest area Source: World Resource Institute Data Tables
The carbon bank: wood and forest timeline Source: Adapted from graphs in “Forests, Carbon and Climate Change: A Synthesis of Science Findings,” 2006, Oregon Forest Resource Institute.
Forest Practices in Canada MODULE 10
Canada: a world leader in sustainable forestry
Canada has more certified lands than any other country Source:
Certification programs used in Canada are all globally recognized
World leader in regeneration and protection
Green Building Tools MODULE 11 Campus Services Building Western Washington University Bellingham, Washington Zervas Group Architects
Green design requires smart tools
Best tools are performance based
Designers need choices in the toolkit Green Globes LEED National Green Building Standard Living Building Challenge
Encouraging the use of wood Squamish Adventure Centre Squamish, British Columbia, Canada Iredale Group Architecture
Resources “Tackle Climate Change, Use Wood” Available online at “Using Wood Products to Mitigate Change” Available online at Building Green With Wood