January 9 2013 Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting Approved Minutes

Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting
APPROVED Minutes January 9, 2013

Appointed Members:
Houshang Esmaili, SF International Airport
John Updike, Real Estate Division
Mohsin Shaikh*, SF Department of Building Inspection
Janet Ng*, SF Public Utilities Commission
Cyndy Scully*, SF Department of Public Health
Clifton Wong, SF Municipal Transportation Agency
Mark Palmer*, SF Environment
Wendy Proctor, SF Port

Tara Lamont, SFDPW/Building Design & Construction
May Chan*, SFDPW/Infrastructure Design & Construction
Meghan Tiernan*, SF Recreation and Park
Raphael Sperry*, Public Member
Roberto Lombardi*, SF Public Libraries

A quorum of appointed task force members was achieved.
In addition, there were attendees representing SFPUC Power, SFPUC Water, SF Environment, SF Planning, Moscone SMG, SFDPW BDC and Capital Planning.

Agenda Items:
1. Introductions
2. Minutes:  Task Force meeting minutes of July 11 and August 8, 2012 were approved as written.
3. Announcements:  MP reviewed recently LEED certified municipal projects noting that San Francisco owns and operates 3.70 million square feet of LEED certified space, with 49.9 million square feet LEED certified city-wide.
4. Presentation: MP gave an overview of the San Francisco Environment Code with emphasis on Chapter 5, Sec. 509 Non-PVC Plastics; Chapter 7 Green Building Requirements for City Buildings; Chapter 8 Tropical Hardwood and Virgin Redwood Ban.
5. Presentation: Jonathan Cherry, SFPUC Power presented the first annual Municipal Building Energy
Benchmarking Report.
6. Presentation: Lewis Buchner, DIRTT Environmental Solutions presented the latest in interior modular construction.   
7. Old Business: Discussion on Chapter 7 Regulations was postponed to a subsequent meeting. 
8. New Business: None. 
9. Public Comment: None.