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              C. Johnathan Sitzlar MBA, RPA
            U.S. General Services Administration
                     Building Manager
                    Knoxville, Tennessee

                     Kevin Kampschroer
            U.S. General Services Administration
            Director, Research & Expert Services
                       202 501-4411
PBS Building Inventory

 Largest civilian landlord in the U.S. Government
 Over 1 million Federal Employees housed in PBS space

 PBS Inventory
 Over 1,532 owned buildings/properties: 174 million sq.ft.
 Over 7,134 leased buildings/properties: 172 million sq. ft.
                                         346 million sq. ft.
         Shift Reality

           PRESENT & FUTURE

 Defined by the The U.N.'s World Commission on
  Environment and Development as meeting “the
  needs of the present without compromising the
  ability of future generations to meet their own
 “Sustainable: to create and maintain conditions,
  under which humans and nature can exist in
  productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the
  social, economic, and other requirements of
  present and future generations” E.O. 13423
EPACT 2005

  Annual Energy Reduction Goal of 2%
   from FY 2006-FY 2015. Baseline 2003
  Energy Star & FEMP Product
   Procurement Requirements
  Energy Efficient Specifications Required
  Requirement of Premium Efficiency
   Motors, Air Conditioning, and Refrigerant
EPACT 2005 contd.

  Buildings to be Designed 30% Below
   ASHRAE Standard
  Application of Sustainable Design
   Principles. GSA P-100
  Establish a Photovoltaic Energy
   Commercialization Program in Federal
EPACT 2005 contd.

  Install 20,000 Solar Energy Systems by
  Tax Deduction of $1.80/ SF if Annual
   Energy and Water Savings are 50% less
   than ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001
                        EO 13423
 Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation

•Reduce greenhouse emissions 3% annually till
•Purchase new renewable energy
•Reduce water consumption 2% annually till 2015
•Use biobased, EP, energy and water efficient and
 recycled products
•Comply with guiding principles of HPSB MOU for
 all new, 15% of existing capital asset building
 inventory by 2015
                        EO 13423
 Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation

•Sec 2
•(a) improve energy efficiency and reduce
greenhouse gas emissions of the agency,
through reduction of energy intensity by (i) 3
percent annually through the end of fiscal year
2015, or (ii) 30 percent by the end of fiscal year
2015, relative to the baseline of the agency’s
energy use in fiscal year 2003;
                        EO 13423
 Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation

•(c) beginning in FY 2008, reduce water
consumption intensity, relative to the baseline
of the agency’s water consumption in fiscal
year 2007, through life-cycle cost-effective
measures by 2 percent annually through the
end of fiscal year 2015 or 16 percent by the
end of fiscal year 2015;
                        EO 13423
 Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation

•(d) require in agency acquisitions of goods
and services (i) use of sustainable
environmental practices, including acquisition
of biobased, environmentally preferable,
energy-efficient, water-efficient, and recycled-
content products, and (ii) use of paper of at
least 30 percent post-consumer fiber content;
                        EO 13423
 Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation

•(e) ensure that the agency (i) reduces the
quantity of toxic and hazardous chemicals and
materials acquired, used, or disposed of by the
agency, (ii) increases diversion of solid waste
as appropriate, and (iii) maintains costeffective
waste prevention and recycling programs in its
                        EO 13423
 Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation

•(f) ensure that (i) new construction and major
renovation of agency buildings comply with the
Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High
Performance and Sustainable Buildings set forth in
the Federal Leadership in High Performance and
Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of
Understanding (2006), and (ii) 15 percent of the
existing Federal capital asset building inventory of the
agency as of the end of fiscal year 2015 incorporates
the sustainable practices in the Guiding Principles;
                        EO 13423
 Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation
•Sec 3
•(e) ensure that contracts entered into after the
date of this order for contractor operation of
government-owned facilities or vehicles require
the contractor to comply with the provisions of
this order with respect to such facilities or
vehicles to the same extent as the agency
would be required to comply if the agency
operated the facilities or vehicles;
High Performance and Sustainable
Buildings MOU
  Energy Efficiency 30% better than
   ASHRAE 90.1.
  Energy Star Benchmarking
  Indoor water efficiency of 20%.
  Outdoor water efficiency of 50%.
  Ventilation and comfort to meet
   ASHRAE 55 and 62.1.
High Performance and Sustainable
Buildings MOU
 •Moisture Control strategy.
 •Daylight factor of 2% in 75% of occupied space.
 •Low emitting materials.
 •Construction IAQ, 72 hour flush out.
 •Recycled products per EPA or calculation.
 •USDA biobased products.
 •Salvage 50% construction waste.
 •Eliminate ozone depleting compounds.
                                         GSA Ow ned 2006

GSA Owned
174 million sf

                                                                              GSA Renovated and Altered


                                                   10 years
                                                   renovate                     127258009

                                                   34 million sf
                 GSA Inventory, 2016



                                                                             27% of the portfolio
                                                                             can be changed to
                                                             10 years

                                                             add             meet regulations.
                                                             13 million sf
U.S. General Services
John J. Duncan Federal Building
John J. Duncan Information

  Eight Story Facility Dedicated in 1988
  172,683 USF and 2 Underground
   Parking Decks
  Seventeen Agencies (FBI, IRS, OSM…)
  100% Occupancy
  91% Customer Satisfaction
  Constructed of Concrete and Steel w/
   Tennessee Granite and Glass Facade
Energy Management & Smart
  Opportunity: Outdated BCS, Costly Repairs
  Solution: 360 Degree Approach to
   Implementation of BCS
    Trane Building Control System:
         Chill Plant
         Boilers
         AHU’s
         VFD’s (Building Motors)
         Lighting
         Economizer
         Restroom Exhaust
         Garage Relief Fan
         Supplemental Air Units (After Hours)
Energy Management and Smart
Decisions II
  Opportunity: Outdated Cooling Tower, Large
   Motors, Leaking
  Solution: SWOT Analysis of Tower,
   Replacement Determined
    New Stainless Steel Tower
    Premium Efficiency Fill
    Replacement of Two 15hp Motors with Two 7.5hp
     Premium Efficiency Motors
    Variable Frequency Drives
    Access Ladders and Cat Walk
Energy Management and
Smart Decisions III
  Construction
        Lighting Retrofits, Motion Sensors, Natural Day Lighting,
         Recycling of Products, IAQ, Recycled Content Products,
         Low VOC Products
  Building Lighting Retrofit
        Offices, Hallways, Maintenance/Cleaning Areas, Garage
  Demand Metering & Load Shedding
  Purchasing Green Power (Solar, Wind,
Water Savings

    Cooling Tower
    Waterless Urinals
    ½ gpm Aerators vs. 2 ½ gpm Aerators
    Rain Water Capture for Irrigation
 “Compared to an average building, this building saves the
  equivalent of about 91,000 gallons of gasoline per year, or the
  amount of fuel required to drive 216 million automobile miles per
  year. Another perspective would be to say that compared to an
  average building, savings here is the electricity equivalent of 18
  train cars of coal if their contents were burned to make electricity.”
  Jim Powell Regional Director, DOE 4-18-05

 E.O. 13123 Goal of 52,499 BTU’s/GSF was surpassed
  by 33% with attainment of 35,693 BTUs/GSF
 Annual Savings of 290,160 KWH
 Annual Water Savings of 400,000+ Gallons
 Return on Investment of 3.7 Years
Environmental Sustainability
  “Green” Cleaning Products
  Recycled Janitorial Products
  Recycling of Aluminum, Plastic, Mixed Paper,
  Rubber Mulch
  Recycle/Reuse of Carpet
  Procurement of Recycled Content Products
  Rain Water Capture for Landscaping
  Construction Debris Recycling
  IAQ Plan for Construction (Dust, VOCs…)
  Purchase Green Power (Wind, Solar, Methane)
Environmental Impact:

  30% of all waste diverted from landfill
  13.75 tons of mixed paper
  1,300 pounds of aluminum
  12,000 square feet of carpet
  700 pounds of moving boxes
  400,000+ gallons of water

  Energy Star (94): 2005
  Federal Energy Management Program
   Designation: 2006
  Federal Energy and Water Management
   Award: 2006
  USGBC LEED-EB Certification: 2007
  Energy Star (95): 2007
  BOMA Southeast Region Earth Award
San Francisco FOB


U.S. Census Bureau   Suitland, MD

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