December 9 2015 Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting Draft Minutes

Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting

DRAFT Minutes December 9, 2015


Appointed Members:


Amanda Dougherty, SFPUC Water

Derrick Homer*, SF International Airport

Claudia Gorham for John Updike*, Real Estate Division

Magdalena Ryor*, Public Works Project Management

Mark Palmer*, Chair, SF Environment

Mark Rudnicki, SF Municipal Transportation Agency

Melina Markarian*, Public Works /Building Design & Construction

Mohsin Shaikh*, SF Department of Building Inspection

Roberto Lombardi*, SF Public Library



Bill Worthen*, Public Member, Urban Fabrick

Cyndy Scully*, SF Department of Public Health

Jessica Perez, Public Works Landscape Architecture

May Chan*, Public Works/Infrastructure Design & Construction

Matt Jasmin*, SF Recreation and Park

Sarah Bloom, SFPUC Wastewater

Wendy Proctor, SF Port

*LEED Accredited

In addition there were attendees representing SFPUC Power, SFPUC WWE, SFDPH, SFO T1 Partners and kW Engineering.

1.      Introductions.

2.      Minutes: The meeting minutes from November 9, 2015 were adopted as written.

3.      Announcements: Greenbuild 2015 International Conference was Nov. 17-19 in Washington DC.  Weekly green building educational sessions are held at SF Environment office, 1455 Market St. Suite 1200 most Thursdays at noon. 

4.      Waiver Requests: 5 waiver requests submitted by SFO were approved by Director Raphael.  2 requests waive LEED certification requirements for temporary projects, and 3 requests waive the LEED Enhanced Refrigerant Management requirement for projects seeking LEED v4 certification.

5.      Municipal Project Reports: Masoud Vafaei of SFPUC and MP presented: San Francisco City Hall LEED O&M Platinum, the oldest building in the US to achieve this designation.

6.      Presentation: MP presented highlights from Greenbuild 2015: Circadian Lighting, Personal Comfort System, Cognitive Function and Indoor Air Quality, DC Microgrids.

7.      Old Business:  

·       Non-potable Water Program: New Legislation Effective November 1, 2015

·       Stormwater Design Requirements: 2015 Stormwater Design Guidelines Proposed Regulatory Update

8.      New Business: None

9.      Public Comment: None