January 13, 2016 Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting Minutes Approved

Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting

Approved Minutes January 13, 2016

Appointed Members:


Amanda Dougherty, SFPUC Water

Bill Worthen*, Public Member, Urban Fabrick

Jessica Perez, Public Works Landscape Architecture

John Updike*, Real Estate Division

Magdalena Ryor*, Public Works Project Management

Mark Palmer*, Chair, SF Environment

Mark Rudnicki, SF Municipal Transportation Agency

May Chan*, Public Works/Infrastructure Design & Construction

Melina Markarian*, Public Works /Building Design & Construction

Mohsin Shaikh*, SF Department of Building Inspection

Rachel Kraai, SFPUC Wastewater



Cyndy Scully*, SF Department of Public Health

Derrick Homer*, SF International Airport

Matt Jasmin*, SF Recreation and Park

Roberto Lombardi*, SF Public Library

Wendy Proctor, SF Port


*LEED Accredited

In addition there were attendees representing SFPUC Power, SF Public Works, SF Planning, SMG Moscone, Thornton Tomasetti, Webcor Builders, Powersmiths International, Ambient Energy and Arup.

1.      Introductions.

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

  1. Announcements: San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market is now LEED CS Gold certified.  This is the first LEED Core and Shell certification in the city portfolio.  SF Municipal LEED projects now total 5,767,441 square feet. Weekly green building educational sessions are held at SF Environment office, 1455 Market St. Suite 1200 most Thursdays at noon. 

4.      Waiver Requests: None.

5.      Municipal Project Reports: Michael Hummel of EBS presented the LEED CS Gold San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market.

6.      Presentation: Renee Azerbegi and Devika Kumar of Ambient Energy presented the WELL Building Standard®. The WELL Building Standard is an evidence-based system for measuring, certifying and monitoring the performance of building features that impact health and well-being.

7.      Old Business:  

·        SF Environment Code LEED v4 amendment draft was discussed.  Comments due by Feb. 10.

·        Municipal Construction and Demolition Debris Diversion Report was postponed.

·        Better Roofs policy update was discussed.

·        Proposed Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure requirement was discussed.

8.      New Business: None

9.      Public Comment: None