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Floating island 3D prezi template.
A floating path on a blue sky 3D background. Place your story on the road.
Net-Zero Sustainability Model for Berkshire Community College

How can BCC climb the Mountain?
The Path will be Difficult..
There will be many Falling-Off Points
And BCC needs to be Committed
To SUCCEED!!
Journey Begins....
The Abstract
The purpose:

Develop a Comprehensive Sustainability Model
Governor Patrick's Executive Order 484
Leading by Example
Clean Energy and Efficient Buildings
Goal -
Berkshire Community College
The Project will include:
Analysis
Recommendations
Potential Alternatives
A Plan
BCC "Community" is a Significant User of:
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
MSFM Capstone
Advisor: Professor George Howe

Author: Scott Richards
Project will Research:
Energy Conservation, Sustainability and Storage
Net-Zero Waste
Environmentally Preferable Procurement
Reduction of Toxic Chemicals
Water Conservation Methods
Sustainable Transportation
Open Space and Natural Resource Protection
Improve Environmental Compliance Practices
Water
Energy
Natural Resources
2050
Chapter 1 - Project Description
What is Net-Zero?
Produce as much Energy as Consumed - Not leave a Carbon Footprint.
Executive Order 484
State government has an obligation to lead by example and demonstrate that large entities such as state colleges and universities can make significant progress in reducing their environmental impacts, thereby providing a model for businesses and private citizens.
484 Targets

GHG
Energy
Renewables
Potable Water
Recycling
2012

25%
20%
15%
10%
50%
2020

40%
35%
30%
15%
80%
2050

80%
50%
100%
50%
100%
BCC History
Founded in 1960, Pittsfield, MA
1st CC of 15 in Mass.
Moved to current campus in 1971
300,000 SF, 10 Buildings, 180 Acres
2007 Electrical and Lighting Upgrade
2010 PV installation - 1874 panels
2012 Envelop Project
2015 $24 Million Master Plan
Melville and Hawthorne Halls
LEED Silver
ACUPCC
Current college infrastructure original

Significant Issues
Commuter and Travel Carbon Footprint
Funding
Culture
Problem Statement
fight to rescind humanity’s negative impact on the environment
still improve the quality of human life
Research Question
Is Net-Zero feasible economically, operationally and culturally?
What new and advanced technologies will exist in 2050?
Will a Net-Zero facility be commonplace by 2050?
Chapter 2 - Literature Review
Waste and Greening
Net-Zero
Recycling
Construction Waste
Composting
Community Garden
Local Farms
Financial Planning and Funding Options
Method and Approach
Carbon Footprint
Success hinges on establishing an evaluation process that can prioritize sustainability investments that provide the greatest impacts while meeting the mission and goals of the institution and the state
Buildings Consume Significant Energy, Water, and Natural Resources
39% U.S. Energy
70% U.S. Electricity
12% U.S. Potable Water
40% U.S. Raw Materials
Sustainable and Environmental Sensitivity
Energy Policy is the Foundation to Energy Management
Conservation
Accountability
Culture
Energy, CHP, HVAC, Building Performance
Building Performance
Automation
Sensors
Passive Solar
Natural Ventilation
Localized Control
Occupancy Schedules
Energy Star
Personal Ventilation
Technology
Renewables and Storage
HVAC and Air Distribution
High Efficiency Systems
Local distribution
Reclaim Units
Advanced Technology
Variable Refrigerant Flow
Chilled Beam
disruptive membrane-isolated plastic plate technology
BMS/EMS
Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
Water, Electrical and Lighting
Conservation
Upgrade Lighting
Lighting Controls
BMS/EMS
Low Flow
Waterless Urinals
Recovery
Still researching multiple items for Chapter 2
Financial Options
Grants
CRECs
Bonds
Utility Partnerships
Private Partnerships
State/Federal Funding
Power Purchase Agreements
Boiler and Chiller Reviews
Still researching several conventional boilers and chillers
Still researching renewable options
Environmental Friendly
Community Gardens
Local farm programs
Sustainable landscape
A Look to the Future
Net-Zero
What does the Future have to Offer?
Advanced Technology Greenhouse
Sustainable Food
Can PV panel output be tripled?
What will replace fossil fuels?
Will all buildings be Net-Zero?
What will be the car of the future?
How will climate change effect decisions?
Questions?
Still to come....
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