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Creating a High P erformancePerformanceAnd Environmentally Sustainable BuildingMichael KukDirector of Technical ServicesSieben Energy Associates333 North Michigan AvenueChicago, IL 60601(312) 899-1000 x email@example.comIllinois Chapter ASHRAE- Energy Saving Designs for Existing BuildingsAgenda• The building optimization p rocessprocess• Mike’s top 10’s and tips• Resources Available• Packaging itit a llall together into an environmentally sustainable and high performance building © Sieben Energy Assoc., LLC1Illinois Chapter ASHRAE- Energy Saving Designs for Existing BuildingsSieben Energy Associates Services • Energy Efficiency for New and Existing Buildings• HVAC System Commissioning for New and Existing B uildingsBuildings• Sustainability Consulting (LEED) • Energy Commodity Management Services Energy• Information Management• Strategic Services© Sieben Energy Assoc., LLC2Illinois Chapter ASHRAE- Energy Saving Designs for Existing BuildingsExisting Building Overview Click heregaia.lbl.gov/btech/CSI_BPMAlliance/Commercial-BldgMarket.pdf• 5 M illiMilliCon ommerci l/Ia nstitutional B uildings in U.S.• 70 Billion Square Feet• Summary:– Lots of buildings– Lots of SF– Lots of Opportunity for Energy Efficiency and Environmental Sustainability© Sieben Energy Assoc., LLC3Illinois Chapter ASHRAE- Energy Saving Designs for Existing BuildingsThe Building Optimization Process(aka Retro-Commissioning)1. Planning and DocumentationDocumentation2. Investigation Phase (Opportunity Assessment)3. Implementation Phasep4. Measurement and Verification Phase© Sieben Energy Assoc., LLC4Illinois Chapter ASHRAE- Energy Saving Designs for Existing BuildingsThe Building Optimization ProcessPlanning and Documentation© Sieben Energy Assoc., LLC5Illinois Chapter ASHRAE- Energy Saving Designs for Existing BuildingsThe Building Optimization ProcessPlanning and Documentation (Per LEED)1. Document the current sequence of operations for the building.2. Develop a building operating plan that provides details on how the building i sis toto bebe operated a ndand maintained. 3. Develop a systems narrative that briefly describes the mechanical and electrical systems and equipment in the building. 4. Create a narrative of the preventive maintenance plan for equipment d escribeddescribed in the s ystemssystems narrative a ndand document t hethe preventive maintenance schedule during the performance period.© Sieben Energy Assoc., LLC6Illinois Chapter ASHRAE- Energy Saving Designs for Existing BuildingsPlanning and Documentation Document the Current Sequence of Operation– Very valuable resource– “Challenging” to Obtain• Might be found in controls system submittal or in original project specifications documents (controls specification, oror inin individualindividual equipmentequipment specification)• Likely not optimized for energy efficiency• Likely never t oto b ebe foundfound (in w riting)writing)• “As designed” SOO probably didn’t become “as-built” SOO• Likely had been modified by operators or subsequent controls techni ic ans• Might have to dig deeply into programming logic of BMS© Sieben Energy Assoc., LLC7Illinois Chapter ASHRAE- Energy Saving Designs for Existing BuildingsPlanning and Documentation Develop the Building Operating Plan– Provides details on how the building is to be operated and maintained. – The operating plan must include, at a minimum:• an occupancy s cheduleschedule• equipment run-time schedule• design set points for all HVAC equipment• design lighting levels throughout the building. • Identify any changes in schedules or set points for different seasons, days of the week and times of day. • Validate that the operating plan has been met during the performance period.© Sieben Energy Assoc., LLC8Illinois Chapter ASHRAE- Energy Saving Designs for Existing BuildingsPlanning and Documentation Develop the Building Operating Plan© Sieben Energy Assoc., LLC9