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1 AWARDS December 18, 2013

2 Outstanding Individual Gary G. Olp

3 Through 30 years of innovative architectural practice, Gary has been a leader in North Texas on sustainability topics  One of the original organizers of the Dallas AIA Sustainable Architecture Committee, now COTE.  Co-founder and co-chair of Sustainable Dallas 2002 – 2008  Director, Vice Chair, Chair and Immediate Past Chair of the USGBC North Texas Chapter 2005 – 2011  Represents USGBC regionally as a USGBC South Central Regional Council member and nationally as a Chapter Steering Committee member Outstanding Individual Gary Olp

4  Outstanding projects include:  Heather’s Home -- first USGBC LEED for Homes, Platinum Certified home in Texas and 3rd in the US  McCommas Landfill Environmental Training and Technical Center -- first City of Dallas public building to achieve LEED Silver  Environmental Education Center for the City of Plano -- first LEED Platinum Certified municipal building in North Texas Outstanding Individual Gary Olp

5  Energy savings of % on 3 LEED Gold projects as Environmental design and LEED certification consultant for RBDR, PLLC  achieved through innovative energy efficient HVAC systems, fresh air management strategies and efficient automated controlled lighting systems and Passive Solar strategies utilizing daylighting, highly reflective roofing materials and thick masonry exterior finishes  Hampton/Illinois Library, Dallas Independent School District  McLennan County Community College campus in Waco, Texas  Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce headquarters Outstanding Individual Gary Olp

6 Outstanding Individual Gary G. Olp

7 Outstanding Government Official The Honorable James L. “Jim” Keffer

8  As Chair of the House Energy Resources Committee, Representative Jim Keffer sponsored the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act (PACE), HB 1094, and brilliantly maneuvered the Senate version, SB 385, through the legislature to become law in June  Without his commitment to PACE throughout the process, SB 385 could not have been enacted. Outstanding Government Official Rep. Jim Keffer

9  PACE provides access to affordable, long term funding that eliminates the existing financial barriers preventing commercial and industrial property owners from investing in the infrastructure of their property  Chairman Keffer understood PACE’s economic development potential to create jobs, to help Texas address its water and energy resource adequacy issues, and to help keep Texas’ growing economic engine primed  Chairman Keffer’s hardworking staff supported his hands- on effort to overcome the challenges and beat the clock to get SB 385 back to the Senate and on to the Governor in time Outstanding Government Official Rep. Jim Keffer

10  The bill championed by Chairman Keffer enjoyed the support of both the Environmental Defense Fund and Dow Chemical AND the support of both the Texas Association of Manufacturers and the Texas Renewable Energy Industry Association  The benefits of PACE will be statewide and the Texas model has sparked national interest  Already, Departments of Commerce from Kansas and Mississippi have asked for information on the Texas PACE legislative success, as have PACE advocates from Arizona, Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, and Oklahoma. Outstanding Government Official Rep. Jim Keffer

11  A broad coalition supporting Chairman Keffer’s PACE law has stayed together to assist counties and municipalities in adopting uniform, user-friendly PACE programs through-out urban and rural Texas, to be rolled out in a state-wide marketing campaign early next year Outstanding Government Official Rep. Jim Keffer

12 Outstanding Government Official The Honorable James L. “Jim” Keffer

13 Outstanding Government Organization -- Educational Institution -- Alamo Community College District

14  Chancellor Bruce H. Leslie, Ph.D., signed the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment to promote and embark the colleges into a climate neutral organization  Since 2008, the College has invested in numerous capital improvement projects that focused on energy efficiency, reduction and sustainability Outstanding Government Organization - Educational Institution Alamo Colleges

15  St. Philip’s Southwest Campus and Palo Alto Campus each have a 1kW wind turbine generator in operation  Northwest Vista College and Southwest Campus have solar arrays of 400 kW and 155 kW respectively to provide power to the facilities  Instructors are using these devices in curriculum to educate and train students in green jobs Outstanding Government Organization - Educational Institution Alamo Colleges

16  Phase I and II of Texas LoanSTAR Program projects are expected to save approximately 7,000,000 kWh and 34,000 kW per year  successfully implemented a plan to reduce at least 5% of its electrical consumption every year, per SB 898, 82 nd Texas Legislature, 2011  reduced electric consumption 6% with respect to the previous year (FY2011) during the first reporting cycle  increased the reduction in FY2013 by 8% with respect to FY2012 Outstanding Government Organization - Educational Institution Alamo Colleges

17  collaborating with Energy Systems Laboratory in reducing energy consumption through Continuous Commissioning® process; identify future potential energy conservation projects; and identify renewable energy projects; savings to date include:  152,507 MWh (electricity usage)  220,986 kW (electric demand)  495,902 MCF (gas use)  corresponds to savings of approximately $11.4 million  Cumulative emission reductions are tons of NOx, tons of SOx and 64,881 tons of CO2 Outstanding Government Organization - Educational Institution Alamo Colleges

18  participated in CPS Energy’s Commercial and Industrial Demand Response Program  total load curtailment achieved exceeds 20 MW Outstanding Government Organization - Educational Institution Alamo Colleges

19 Outstanding Government Organization -- Educational Institution -- Alamo Community College District

20 Outstanding Government Organization -- State Agency -- Texas Workforce Commission

21  Texas Workforce Commission has the first ever state agency ENERGY STAR certified buildings in the Austin Capitol Complex  Main Headquarters  Trinity Headquarters  Austin Tax Office  Expanding ENERGY STAR certification quest statewide Outstanding Government Organization - State Agency - Texas Workforce Commission

22  Over five years, TWC Best Practices programs have resulted in reduction of :  natural gas, 33%,  electricity, 21%,  electricity demand 22%.  TWC’s Main Headquarters reduced energy usage by 13.5% last year Outstanding Government Organization - State Agency - Texas Workforce Commission

23  Process can be duplicated at other TWC buildings across the state and by other state agencies  Process includes:  strategic alignment with service delivery  integrated planning between business operations/programs/finance  risk-rated project prioritization  metrics and reporting Outstanding Government Organization - State Agency - Texas Workforce Commission

24  Implementation of this process is resulting in  a reduction in the total ownership cost of the facilities  improved energy efficiency and water conservation and related emission reductions  a safe/healthy/productive/sustainable employee environment  promotion of fiscal stewardship. Outstanding Government Organization - State Agency - Texas Workforce Commission

25 Outstanding Government Organization -- State Agency -- Texas Workforce Commission

26 Outstanding Government Organization -- Local Government -- City of San Antonio

27  The City of San Antonio created an Office of Sustainability to develop and implement municipal environmental programs and policies to improve environmental quality and reduce energy consumption  Council approved an Energy Efficiency Fund and the formation of an Energy Management Division within the Office of Sustainability as an ongoing initiative within the FY 2013 budget, representing a long-term commitment to pursue energy and water conservation Outstanding Government Organization - Local Government City of San Antonio

28  Initial projects were funded with $4.5 million in grant dollars originally allocated for municipal retrofits.  timeline for the first round of projects was 10 months- 249 retrofits across 103 facilities -- and will result in $530,000 in utility savings per year, not including rebates.  interior lighting upgrades for 94 facilities  HVAC upgrades to 36 facilities  installation of low-e window film for 36 properties  All projects completed on time and within budget Outstanding Government Organization - Local Government City of San Antonio

29  OS-EMD’s work to date will save over 10.4 million kWh of energy annually and provide demand reductions of over 4.5 MW  annual reduction of CO2 emissions by 5,015 tons  NOx by over 5,500 tons  VOCs by over 124 tons Outstanding Government Organization - Local Government City of San Antonio

30  Due to early success, the Energy Management team was allocated an additional $900,000 in grant money for lighting upgrades and $187,500 for retro-commissioning services at the City’s five largest energy-consuming facilities (currently underway) and have allowed OS-EMD to implement a major lighting retrofit project in multiple locations, including the Riverwalk.  Benefits include reduced energy consumption and improved lighting quality at multiple high-profile tourist destinations Outstanding Government Organization - Local Government City of San Antonio

31  rigorous quality assurance program -- quantitative analysis before, during and after projects are implemented using sophisticated measurement and verification (M&V) practices -- adds credibility and is intended to support the quality of work performed by contractors and the expectations of OS-EMD’s client-departments  Over ninety-five percent of all City energy consumption is tracked through the EPA’s Portfolio Manager software  Division staff is “Certified Measurement and Verification Professionals” and are equipped to perform M&V in adherence with rigorous international standards. Outstanding Government Organization - Local Government City of San Antonio

32  Energy Management team has made a concerted effort to partner with the San Antonio Water System (SAWS).  to date primarily retrofits to City facilities, including toilet and urinal upgrades, new aerators & showerheads, and irrigation checks.  staff is working with SAWS to execute additional water audits Outstanding Government Organization - Local Government City of San Antonio

33  revolving fund mechanism is replicable in other cities to create a permanent source of revenue for energy and water initiatives  cumulative savings of all previous and current work is expected to amount to $1 million a year in savings and is certain to grow with the implementation of future projects Outstanding Government Organization - Local Government City of San Antonio

34  Energy Management team also facilitates a Stakeholder Sustainable Buildings Committee to review updates of the City’s energy code every three years to achieve San Antonio’s goal of net-zero carbon buildings by Outstanding Government Organization - Local Government City of San Antonio

35 Outstanding Government Organization -- Local Government -- City of San Antonio

36 Outstanding Commercial Enterprise Dell Inc. “Legacy of Good” Plan

37  The Dell 2020 Legacy of Good Plan recognizes urgent need for business action on sustainability and builds on 18 months of exploration and achievement  “By 2020, the good that will come from our technology will be 10x what it takes to create and use it “ Outstanding Commercial Enterprise Dell 2020 Legacy of Good Plan

38  Ongoing collaboration with EPA’s ENERGY STAR program, helping develop new standards for everything from tablets to the data center (servers, storage and networking) that enable customers to easily identify the most energy-efficient products.  To further drive harmonization among voluntary environmental standards in the industry, Dell collaborated with EPEAT® to create an imaging products category for their registry and began registering products with EPEAT in four new countries.  Managed by the nonprofit Green Electronics Council (GEC), EPEAT provides a comprehensive, multi-stakeholder developed standard for customers to compare products based on environmental qualities.  The worldwide registry is used as an environmental procurement requirement by large public and private institutions  Worked with EuroVAprint printer industry consortium to set more ambitious energy efficiency goals for printer products Outstanding Commercial Enterprise Dell 2020 Legacy of Good Plan

39  Sixteen Dell facilities were purchasing 100 percent of their electricity needs from renewable sources such as wind, water and solar by the end of FY13, up from seven facilities in FY12  includes headquarters in Round Rock, Texas, which has purchased 100 percent renewable electricity since 2007  Four other facilities purchased at least some portion of their electricity from renewably generated sources  Global renewable electricity purchases in FY13 totaled 160,451 MWh, or 22.6 percent of total consumption  continued to qualify as a Top 50 National Purchaser in U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership program (since July 2008) Outstanding Commercial Enterprise Dell 2020 Legacy of Good Plan

40  provided customers with solutions that deliver results while minimizing environmental impact in the form of greater energy efficiency, reduced energy use and even qualifications for sustainable operations, e.g.,  University of Nebraska-Omaha College of Business Administration -- improve access to technology while achieving the goal of LEED certification for new building  Through desktop virtualization, university able to deploy and manage twice as many computers with the same staff  used 93 percent less energy than the computers replaced, and projected to save $125,000 over the next five years  energy savings helped the building earn LEED Gold status Outstanding Commercial Enterprise Dell 2020 Legacy of Good Plan

41  Environmental Aspirations:  Reduce the environmental impact of operations  Drive social and environmental responsibility in the industry and supply chain  Enable customers to reduce the environmental impact of their IT infrastructure  Promote technology’s role in addressing environmental challenges Outstanding Commercial Enterprise Dell 2020 Legacy of Good Plan

42  Environment Goals  Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from facilities and logistics operations by 50%  Reuse or reduce use of fresh water in water-stressed regions by 20%  Ensure 90% of waste generated in Dell-operated buildings is diverted from landfills  Develop and maintain sustainability initiatives in 100% of Dell-operated buildings  Demonstrate 100% transparency of key issues within supply chain, working with suppliers to mitigate risks in those areas  Ensure 100% of product packaging is sourced from sustainable materials  Reduce the energy intensity of product portfolio by 80%  Use 50 million pounds of recycled-content plastic and other sustainable materials in products  Ensure 100% of Dell packaging is either recyclable or compostable  Phase out environmentally sensitive materials as viable alternatives exist  Recover 2 billion pounds of used electronics  Identify and quantify the environmental benefits of Dell-developed solutions Outstanding Commercial Enterprise Dell 2020 Legacy of Good Plan

43  Communities Goals address the efficiency that evolves from making knowledge and information accessible:  Engage 75 percent of team members in community service by 2020 and provide 5 million cumulative hours of service to the communities in which we live and work  Apply our expertise and technology in underserved communities to help 3 million youth directly and support 10 million people indirectly to grow and thrive Outstanding Commercial Enterprise Dell 2020 Legacy of Good Plan

44 Outstanding Commercial Enterprise Dell Inc. “Legacy of Good” Plan

45 Renewable Energy Leadership William “Bill” Sinkin

46  His tireless efforts to educate the community about the need for renewable and sustainable energy have produced adoption of solar technology at city, county and regional institutions Renewable Energy Leadership Bill Sinkin

47  Advocating for solar for more than 30 years, Bill hosted San Antonio's first major solar installation on the rooftop of his bank in the 1980s  Founded Solar San Antonio in 1999, at the age of 86  Its Bringing Solar Home campaign, to date, has resulted in 165 local PV installations, comprising 1.3 MW and 16% of all the distributed solar installed in San Antonio  Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) Best of 2013 Community Renewable Project of the Year -- Solar San Antonio - for its Bring Solar Home Campaign  Solar San Antonio recognized as TREIA’s 2013 Local Advocate of the Year Renewable Energy Leadership Bill Sinkin

48  What Chairman Sinkin brings to the Solar San Antonio team is a wealth of experience, a high degree of respect in the community, and a mind always ready to stretch in whatever direction will bring true progress to his community Renewable Energy Leadership Bill Sinkin

49 Renewable Energy Leadership William “Bill” Sinkin

50 AWARDS December 18, 2013


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