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Leading Change: Targeting High Performance Facades+ February 5, 2015

Don Horn, FAIA, LEED Fellow Deputy Director Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings

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Federal Requirements All projects must meet energy efficiency and sustainable design objectives included in: •  Energy Policy Act of 2005 •  Executive Order 13423: Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management (2007) •  Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 •  Executive Order 13514: Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance (2009)

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Executive Order 13514 Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy & Economic Performance •  •  •  •  •  •  •  • 

Measure, Manage, and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions toward Agency-defined Targets Scopes 1 & 2 and Scope 3 Targets 26% Water Reduction by 2020 50% Waste Diversion Design for Net Zero in 2020 Transit-oriented Design Fleet & Fuel Reductions Green Procurement

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Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Use Integrated Design

Protect and Conserve Water

Optimize Energy Performance

Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality

Reduce Environmental Impact of Materials

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GSA’s Public Buildings Service

Morse U.S. Courthouse Eugene, OR

NPS Omaha, NE

•  9,011 owned and leased assets •  1576 owned, 7435 leased •  378 million RSF across the U.S •  471 historic properties

U.S. Census Bureau Suitland, MD

U.S. Courthouse Bakersfield, CA

•  House 1.1 million federal employees •  Landlord for over 400 different federal agencies, bureaus and commissions

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Milwaukee, WI

Savannah, GA

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Houston, TX

New York, NY

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Central Islip, NY

Miami, FL

Las Vegas, NV

Phoenix, AZ

. . . visual testimony to the dignity, enterprise, vigor, and stability of the American Government

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Federal Center South Seattle, WA

Photos: Benjamin Benschneider

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Federal Center South Seattle, WA

Image: ZGF Architects LLP

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Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building Portland, OR

Before

After

Photo: Nic Lehoux

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Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building Portland, OR

Image: SERA Architects

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Wayne Aspinall Federal Building Grand Junction, CO

50 United Nations Plaza San Francisco, CA

Hipolito Garcia Federal Building and Courthouse San Antonio, TX

Department of the Interior Cafeteria Washington, DC U.S. General Services Administration


50 United Nations Plaza San Francisco, CA

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Don Horn, FAIA, LEED Fellow 202-302-7653 donald.horn@gsa.gov www.gsa.gov/greenbuilding

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Leading Change:Targeting High Performance presentation  
Leading Change:Targeting High Performance presentation  

Leading Change:Targeting High Performance presentation by Donald Horn of GSA, Facades+ conference LA 2015