August 13 2014 Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting Approved Minutes

Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting
APPROVED Minutes August 13, 2014
 

Appointed Members:
Present:
Mark Palmer*, Chair, SF Environment
Janet Ng*, SF Public Utilities Commission
John Updike*, Real Estate Division
Mark Rudnicki, SF Municipal Transportation Agency
Matt Jasmin*, SF Recreation and Park
Mohsin Shaikh*, SF Department of Building Inspection
Bill Worthen*, Public Member
Melina Markarian* (for Melissa Hung*), SFDPW/Building Design & Construction

Absent:
Cyndy Scully*, SF Department of Public Health
Houshang Esmaili, SF International Airport
Eric Bura* (for May Chan*), SFDPW/Infrastructure Design & Construction
Roberto Lombardi*, SF Public Libraries
Wendy Proctor, SF Port

In addition, there were attendees representing SFDPW/BDC, Gensler, Brightworks, Field Paoli, Arup, Blue Planet, Powersmiths Int’l., ADPSR and Sustainable Silicon Valley.
Agenda Items:
1. Introductions.
2. Minutes: The meeting minutes from April 9, 2014, May 14, 2014, and July 9, 2014 were approved as written.
3. Announcements: Announcements were distributed and discussed.  Highlights:
• SFO Airfield Operations Facility pursuing Zero Net Energy Certification
• LEED v4 study group at Public Works: Thursdays at noon
• Greenbuild 2014 the annual international conference and expo of the US Green Building Council, October 22-24, New Orleans
4. Old Business:
• Bill Worthen was selected by the mayor to be the public member of the Municipal Green Building Task Force.
• The MGBTF policy committee met on July 28 to consider the adoption of California Energy Code Title- 24 2013 and LEED v4 for municipal construction projects.  LEED v2009 sunsets for new project registration on June 30, 2015.
• Revised timelines for LEED documentation and certification were presented.
5. New Business: None (SFO Delivering Exceptional Projects is postponed to a future meeting)
6. Presentation: Ibbi Almufti of Arup presented REDi: Resilience-Based Earthquake Design, a holistic design, planning, and verification approach for achieving “beyond-code” earthquake resilience objectives.
See: http://www.arup.com/Publications/REDi_Rating_System
7. Presentation: Luke Pustejovsky of Blue Planet presented CarbonMix aiming to become the first admixture that permanently "mineralizes" and sequesters CO2 into concrete.  See: http://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/can-man-reinvent-concrete
8.  Public Comment: None