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					2011 Municipal Green Building
     Conference and Expo
        April 14, 2011
   Howard Choy, General Manager, Los Angeles
    County Office of Sustainability, (323) 267-2006,
    hchoy@isd.lacounty.gov

   Aaron Klemm, Energy Project Manager, City of
    Huntington Beach, 714-536-5537
    aaron.klemm@surfcity-hb.org
   Update ongoing statewide and regional efforts that are
    bringing about greater collaboration among local
    governments

   Describe pilot collaborative programs and the benefits
    they will provide to local governments

   Discuss future opportunities and next steps for greater
    collaboration between local governments
   Statewide Energy Efficiency Coalition
       ICLEI
       Institute of Local Governments
       Local Government Coalition


   Investor Owned Utility Partnerships
   CA Energy Commission
   Stimulus Programs
   The mission of ICLEI is to build, serve, and drive a movement of local
    governments to advance deep reductions in GHG emissions and achieve tangible
    improvements in local sustainability.

   ICLEI will conduct a series of workshops and trainings for local governments on
    taking key steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions including: conducting a local
    government operations inventory; conducting a community-scale inventory;
    developing an emissions reduction target; and developing and implementing a
    climate action plan.

   ICLEI will also develop and deliver a suite of resources to aid local governments
    implement energy efficiency measures and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The
    suite will be developed around ICLEI’s Five Milestones for Climate Mitigation,
    which provides a systematic framework for analyzing GHG emissions, developing
    a reduction target, developing and implementing a climate action plan, and
    monitoring implementation.
   LGC provides inspiration, technical assistance, and networking to
    local elected officials and other dedicated community leaders who are
    working to create healthy, walkable, and resource-efficient
    communities.

   LGC will provide webinars on energy efficiency strategies for local
    governments; hold an annual statewide conference on greenhouse gas
    reduction and energy efficiency best practices; provide local
    government partners a chance to network with each other and
    provide peer support; and develop a report on energy efficiency
    programs, including strategic plan activities and tracking, to inform
    the development of a Local Government Energy Efficiency Website.
   Institute for Local Government is the non-profit
    research affiliate of the League of California Cities and
    the California State Association. ILG’s California
    Climate Action Network (CCAN) provides resources,
    networking and recognition for cities and counties to
    reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save energy.

   Participating in the Beacon Award lets local agencies
    receive positive recognition for saving energy,
    conserving resources, promoting sustainability and
    reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It lets cities and
    counties shine a bright light on their accomplishments
    for their residents, colleagues and others. For more
    information: http://www.ca-ilg.org/BeaconAward.
   Energy Efficiency & Conservation Resources
   Water & Wastewater Systems Resources
   Green Building Resources

   Waste Reduction & Recycling Resources
   Climate-Friendly Purchasing Resources
   Renewable Energy & Low-Carbon Fuel Resources
   Efficient Transportation Resources

   Land Use & Community Design Resources
   Open Space & Offsetting Carbon Emissions Resources
   Promoting Community & Individual Action Resources
               Examples of Immediate, Potential Centralized Benefits

Understand Current Energy Industry          Electricity, natural gas price information, forecasts
     – Regular Updates                      Impacts on current, future budgets
     – Technical and Policy Workshops       Tariff and new program impacts
     – Future Opportunities                 Local constituent impacts

Regulatory Proceedings, Legislation         Rate increase proposals and allocation of rate increases
     – Intervention, Lobbying               Community Choice Aggregation and other opportunities
     – Regular Industry Reports, Updates    Updates on other key proceedings
                                            Franchise negotiation support, strategies
Natural Gas Procurement                     Spot market and futures pricing
     – Market Monitoring, Group Purchases   Purchase long-term, fixed price contracts

Energy Efficiency                           Participate in energy efficiency programs (federal, state, IOU, other)
     – Funding                              Study alternative financing methods
     – Project Implementation               Utilize project management resources

Other Energy Opportunities                  Self generation, cogeneration
     – Study and development                Demand Response
     – Funding                              Renewables, Green Power
     – Policy Development                   LEED Certified Buildings

Participate in Outreach Programs            Small Businesses, Community Development, Low Income
     – Partner on Utility Programs          Public Schools and Local Businesses
     – Implement Local Programs             Information for all constituents

Other Aggregation Benefits                  Standardized RFPs, contracts, technical criteria
                                            Master Service Agreements
                                            Aggregated procurement of equipment, services
                                            Information Management Systems
                                                                             Study Results Example
                                                                                Retrofit Potential

  How Many City Buildings Have Been Retrofitted?                                               If “none,” how Many Audits Have Been Completed?

         How Many City Buildings have been Retrofitted (or Built New) to                           For facilities not yet retrofitted, how many have had audits completed
                         Achieve Energy Efficiency?                                                   in the last 5 years to evaluate potential opportunities for energy
                                                                                                                               efficiency retrofits?

100%
90%                                                                                            100%
80%                                                                                             90%
70%                                                                                             80%
60%                                                                                             70%
                                                                                No Response
50%
                                                                                                60%                                                                        No Response
                                                                                25%-75%
                                                                                                50%                                                                        25%-75%
40%                                                                             <25%
                                                                                None            40%                                                                        <25%
30%
                                                                                All Building    30%                                                                        None
20%
                                                                                                20%                                                                        All Building
10%
                                                                                                10%
  0%
        Retrofitted in last Retrofitted in last Have never been                                  0%
           five years          ten years           retrofitted                                          Energy audits in        Energy audits in Have never been
                                                                                                         last five years         last ten years      audited
 Note: Twenty-Six Respondents Skipped ALL of the questions in this Section
                                                                                               Note: Twenty-Six Respondents Skipped ALL of the questions in this Section



  50% of Respondents = None, <25% of buildings
  15% of Respondents = 25-75% of buildings
                                                                                                          Similar Results for Audits
                                                                                                          of Buildings Never Retrofitted
   Existing resources have helped Local Governments
    become more aware and engaged

   Utility Local Government Partnerships have
    transitioned from “non-resource” to “resource”

   Additional energy management resources are
    needed to get projects implemented

   Leveraging shared resources is the key
   LA County’s Enterprise Energy Management
    Information System

   Huntington Beach Project Procurement and
    Finance

   SCE’s Local Government EE Strategic Plan
    Grants
       Will be used (are proposed) to develop these as central
        resources
       Can be available to all local governments
   Utility Bill Management
   Facility Energy Management
   Building System Analysis

   Financial Reporting/Accounting
   Real-Time Reports
   Trend Reports
   Benchmarking
   Project Support
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   Energy Project challenges in LGs
       Procurement & Finance
         Frequency
         Recourse
         Staff expertise
         Get best value for taxpayer not shareholder
   Issues:
     Most LG’s tend to do one debt financed comprehensive
      energy project a decade
     This puts LG’s at a disadvantage in the market due to the
      inability to maintain staff expertise and ongoing
      relationships with energy services companies
   Solution: Create shared Master Enabling
    Agreements to facilitate procurement & finance
    of Energy Projects
   Modeled on CSU Chancellor’s Office and KS
    State Energy Office services
       As-needed staff expertise
       Pre-qualified bidders
       Approved by City Attorney’s Agreement library
       Specifications library
       Group purchasing power
   Potential MEAs:
       Retro-Commissioning
       Energy project development beyond IOU/CEC
        Technical Assistance
       Energy project procurement & implementation
         SB 118 impacts
       Energy project finance
       Solar PPA development
       Solar PPA procurement
       Energy Efficiency Credit revenue
       Grant applications
   Leveraging Other Government Resources; e.g.
     GIS Tools (Solar Mapping)
     Assessor Database (Energy Profiling)


   Regional Climate Action Planning (RCAP)
     Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action
      and Sustainability
     Climate Adaptation Model
     http://www.environment.ucla.edu/larc/


   Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition
    http://www.lgsec.org/
Next Steps in GHG Reporting & Reduction Strategies –
Neighborhood Level
Next Steps in GHG Reporting & Reduction Strategies –
Parcel Level
Local Property Map with Solar Potential

Property Information
Property Address                                                    500 W TEMPLE STREET, LOS ANGELES CA
  LA County Assessor
Parcel Number                                                       4343-111-999
  LA County Assessor
Utility Name                                                        Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
                                                                    http://www.ladwp.com/
Total Roof Area (square feet)                                       130,777 Sq. Ft.
  2008 LA County Building outline data
Area Suitable for Solar (square feet)                               25,625 Sq. Ft.
  2006 LA County Solar Model (see back for details)
Solar PV Potential Information
                                                   Typical panel:      18.1% efficient panel (Sunpower 225)                14.1% Efficient Panel (Sanyo ????)
Solar PV System size (kW)                                           355 kW                                      276.5 kW
  1 kw system = 1,490 kWh/year
Electricity output (kWh/year)                                       528,205 kWh/year                            411,474 kWh/year
  1 kWh = 3 hours of TV, 10 hours of 100w lightbulb
Electricity Savings ($/year)                                        $58,013/year                                $45,192/year
  Based upon average rate (see back for details)
Carbon Savings (lbs/year)                                           38,242 lbs/year                             29,790 lbs/year
   Utilize all of the resources that are available

   Follow the development of the shared
    resources pilots (EEMIS, Procurement and
    Finance, Energy Management Resources)

   Participate in the outreach that will result

   Identify the other resources that can be shared

				
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