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Promotion of Occupational Safety and Health Through BERDE in Philippine Buildings

Engr. Vanessa F. Manalang BERDE Project-in-Charge TV Rheinland Philippines, Inc.

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The BERDE Program


BERDE Building for Ecologically Responsive Design Excellence
is our countrys own Green Building Rating System launched in late 2010 by the Philippine Green Building Council (PHILGBC) is a measurement tool for building performance with defined parameters and criteria for sustainable building construction and maintenance practices in addition to being an environmental tool, it may also serve as catalyst for the improvement of the workplace environment in local buildings through compliance with its parameters / criteria under the Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ) Category
BERDE Technical Manuals - New Construction (NC) & Existing Buildings (EB) BERDE Education / Capacity Building BERDE Certification Pathway & Rating Classification Role of PHILGBC and TV Rheinland Philippines, Inc.

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The BERDE Program


BERDE Building for Ecologically Responsive Design Excellence

BERDE Technical Manuals

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The BERDE Program


BERDE Building for Ecologically Responsive Design Excellence

BERDE Education / Capacity Building


BERDE Scopes / Category Specialization BERDE Assessors Training Course (BERDE 103)

CBA

BERDE Professional Basic Training Course (BERDE 102)

CBP

BERDE Awareness (BERDE 101)

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The BERDE Program


BERDE Building for Ecologically Responsive Design Excellence

Pathway to BERDE Certification


Registration of the Building with PhilGBC Defining of Goals - Characteristics of the Building to meet targeted BERDE Certification Classification Documentation: Design and Construction Stage as per BERDE Requirements (by CBP of Owner) Assessment: Design & Construction / On-Site Documentation (by CBAs & TV Rheinland) Awarding of BERDE Certification
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The BERDE Program


BERDE Building for Ecologically Responsive Design Excellence

BERDE Certification Rating Classification Rating Classification


5 - STAR 4 STAR 3 STAR 2 STAR 1 STAR

Points Required
91 100 + points 81 90 points 71 80 points 61 70 points 51 60 points

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The BERDE Program


BERDE Building for Ecologically Responsive Design Excellence

Role of PHILGBC and TV Rheinland Philippines, Inc.

PHILGBC BOARD
SECRETARIAT BERDE DEVELOPMENT TEAM PROJECT PEOPLE APPEALS COMMITTEE

ASSESSMENT
ASSESSORS

CERTIFICATION

EDUCATION / CAPACITY BUILDING

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BERDE Categories

MANAGEMENT

LAND USE AND ECOLOGY

WATER

ENERGY

TRANSPORTATION

INDOOR ENVIRONMENT QUALITY

MATERIALS

EMISSIONS
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HERITAGE CONSERVATION

INNOVATION

BERDE Categories
SYM CODE BRIEF DESCRIPTION
focuses on the buildings environmental performance - from Design Construction Commissioning Operation MN incorporates commitment to compliance with national & local laws to properly address different environmental issues

tackles issues on the condition & development of the site during the certification period LE promotes integrated design process e.g. pollution control from construction, utilization of previously developed lands, ecological features protection and biodiversity encourages environment-resilient site development to reduce environmental impacts

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BERDE Categories
SYM CODE BRIEF DESCRIPTION
addresses the reduction of potable water consumption and wastewater discharge WT covers effluent monitoring to manage the sewage discharge and minimize effluent discharge includes provision of water meter to create management efficiency considers reduction of potable water for use in landscape irrigation focuses on the reduction of energy consumption and aspects affecting energy efficiency EN encompasses monitoring of energy consumption, energy efficiency improvement, improvement of operation and maintenance, integration of sustainable design, use of improving technologies & energy efficient equipment, energy simulation & use of automation

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SYM CODE BRIEF DESCRIPTION
focuses on lessening transport circulation and encouraging the use of alternative transportation, thus lowering emission and use of energy TR covers use of alternative & greener mode of transportation, provision of sufficient parking to encourage use of alternative transportation & reduce emission, congestion & hardscapes also deals with the proximity of key establishments, public access & transport amenities for reduced extended travels deals with human comfort: lighting levels - includes lighting design to acquire good lighting levels, control illumination & prevent glare thermal levels indoor acoustics views (external and daylighting) Indoor air quality, microbial contamination prevention & low VOC environment
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EQ

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BERDE Categories
SYM CODE BRIEF DESCRIPTION
generally deals with hazardous substances and measure of recycled content MT for New Construction, it covers different engineering disciplines specifically civil works, electrical works, and architectural finishes for Existing Buildings, it covers consumables, alterations, cleaning products and equipment & the implementation of a Sustainable Purchasing Plan deals with the buildings emissions & ways to measure and prevent further emissions EM includes carbon inventory, prevention of refrigerant leak through monitoring & controlling emissions from equipment which involve combustion & burning

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BERDE Categories
SYM CODE BRIEF DESCRIPTION
deals with the management of waste in the building from the design to the construction, operation & deconstruction stage WS includes formulating an overall waste management plan & recycling plan, looking over waste management during construction & the establishment of a materials recovery facility

deals with the conservation of the Philippine historic & heritage sites & preservation of the countrys culture HC includes conservation assessment, protection of significant features of a heritage building, and promotion of heritage features

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SYM CODE BRIEF DESCRIPTION
focuses on encouraging the industry to go above & beyond the rating scheme & to recognize & reward those who innovate new technology, design & processes that will impact the environmental performance of the building provides additional recognition for initiatives that innovate in the field of sustainability

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BERDE Indoor Environment Category

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BERDE Indoor Environment Category

Distinction: Most of us occupy buildings for the majority of our lives. Among all other categories in rating systems, IEQ is the category that affects the building occupant the most. Therefore having good IEQ contributes to the overall comfort, good health and well-being of humans.

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Opportunity: Knowing comfort indices in day lighting, glare, thermal comfort, ventilation rate, air quality, and acoustics provides: baselines that give potential opportunities to optimize and save energy, materials, and reduce green house gas emissions while promoting good health and well-being.

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BERDE Indoor Environment Category REQUIREMENT


REQUIREMENT
EQ-RQ-1 LIGHTING LEVELS EQ-RQ-2 THERMAL LEVELS EQ-RQ-3 INDOOR ACOUSTICS (SUSPENDED) EQ-RQ-4 OCCUPANT COMFORT SURVEY / POST-OCCUPANCY EVALUATION EQ-RQ-5 GREEN CLEANING POLICY

NEW CONSTRUCTION

EXISTING BUILDING

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BERDE Indoor Environment Category REQUIREMENT


EQ-RQ-1 LIGHTING LEVELS (NC/EB)
aims to ensure lighting has been designed for comfortable illumination as per specified area type of function. Illuminance (lux) levels in all internal areas of the building are specified in accordance with: OSHS standards UNDP-DOE Manual of Practice on Efficient Lighting Philippine Electrical Code

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BERDE Indoor Environment Category REQUIREMENT


EQ-RQ-2 THERMAL LEVELS (NC/EB)
aims to ensure that appropriate thermal comfort levels are achieved calculation of Cooling Load based on projected load requirements (per room and zone) Relevant Standards and Philippine Laws: ASHRAE Standard 55-2004 : Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers (PSME) Code

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BERDE Indoor Environment Category REQUIREMENT


EQ-RQ-3 INDOOR ACOUSTICS (NC/EB)
aims to ensure the acoustic performance of the building meets the appropriate standards for its purpose considers Indoor ambient noise levels in unoccupied staff/office areas currently suspended as per BD-COR-2011-0001 EQ-PT-3 will neither be treated as a voluntary point nor as a requirement for projects pursuing BERDE Certification for the duration of the implementation of BERDE for New Construction v.1.0 and BERDE for Existing Buildings v.1.0

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EQ-RQ-4 OCCUPANT COMFORT SURVEY / POST OCCUPANCY EVALUATION (EB)
aims to assess the building occupants feedback -- thermal comfort, acoustics, indoor air quality, lighting, building cleanliness, and other comfort issues conduct an occupant comfort survey to collect anonymous responses about thermal comfort acoustics, IAQ, lighting levels, building cleanliness and other occupant comfort issue to: derive proper actions to address comfort issues identified through the surveys have in place an anonymous complaint and response system to monitor feedback in the future
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BERDE Indoor Environment Category REQUIREMENT


EQ-RQ-5 GREEN CLEANING POLICY (EB)
aims to set guidelines for the development of a green cleaning policy that exhibits less environmental impact compared to standard practice beneficial environment plans covering the following:
Use of cleaning products -- soap, disinfectants, disposable janitorial products that are environmentally preferred for meeting sustainability standards Use of proper storage, dilution, handling, application and disposal of cleaning products Use of proper personal protective equipment as needed Proper staffing and training of personnel Feedback system for building occupants
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BERDE Indoor Environment Category POINT


POINT
EQ-PT-1 EXTERNAL VIEW AND DAYLIGHTING EQ-PT-2 ILLUMINATION CONTROL EQ-PT-3 GLARE CONTROL EQ-PT-4 THERMAL CONTROL EQ-PT-5 INDOOR AIR QUALITY EQ-PT-6 MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION PREVENTION EQ-PT-7 LOW VOC ENVIRONMENT EQ-PT-8 CUSTODIAL EFFECTIVENESS ASSESSMENT PROGRAM TOTAL MAXIMUM POINT
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EXISTING BUILDING
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BERDE Indoor Environment Category POINT


EQ-PT-1 EXTERNAL VIEW AND DAYLIGHTING (NC/EB)
aims to encourage and recognize designs which connect the building occupants with the outdoor environment and which provide good levels of daylight for building users criteria are as follows: 75% of interior spaces have access to outdoor view. OR 50% of interior spaces have access to daylighting.

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BERDE Indoor Environment Category POINT


EQ-PT-2 ILLUMINATION CONTROL (NC/EB)
aims to recognize and encourage lighting design practices that reduce the unnecessary lighting of spaces criteria are as follows: Lighting is zoned to allow separate occupant control Use of dimmers to modulate illumination levels as needed

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BERDE Indoor Environment Category POINT


EQ-PT-3 GLARE CONTROL (NC/EB)
aims to allow occupants to control glare in occupied areas by avoiding contrasts on ceiling, wall and floor surfaces, and the provision of adequate means of control relative to the glare source criteria are as follows: Compliance of surfaces with the corresponding reflectance values OR occupant-controlled shading system on all windows, glazed doors and roof in all relevant building areas

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BERDE Indoor Environment Category POINT


EQ-PT-4 THERMAL CONTROL (NC/EB)
aims to acknowledge the provision of user controls which allow independent adjustment of cooling systems within the building criteria are as follows: Cooling system is designed to allow occupant control of zoned areas within all occupied spaces in the building. The zoning allows separate occupant control (within the occupied space) of each area including perimeter spaces (e.g., having direct access to solar heat gain), central zone (e.g., having no direct access to solar heat gain) and other immediate spaces (such as corridors, etc.)

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BERDE Indoor Environment Category POINT


EQ-PT-5 INDOOR AIR QUALITY (NC/EB)
aims to reduce the health risk due to poor indoor air quality Criteria are as follows: Minimum compliance of ASHRAE 62.1-2004 Air intakes are 20m beyond sources of external pollution sources Intake and exhaust of building HVAC System is beyond 10m apart Naturally ventilated areas are beyond 10m of external pollution sources No Smoking Policy in Buildings -- 10m from entrances and 20m from air intakes

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BERDE Indoor Environment Category POINT


EQ-PT-6 MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION PREVENTION (NC/EB)
aims to reduce the risk of disease caused by growth of microbes in building services equipment during operation and prevent outdoor pollutant and chemical sources from contaminating the buildings indoor environment by trapping dust, dirt, and other pollutants Criteria are as follows: All water systems in the building are designed in compliance with the measures to prevent the Legionnaires disease All duct systems in the building are designed in compliance to avoid microbial growth in the duct system Provision of entryway mats at all public entrances
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BERDE Indoor Environment Category POINT


EQ-PT-7 LOW VOC ENVIRONMENT (NC/EB)
aims to encourage a healthy built environment through the specification of interior finishes with low Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) levels Low VOC requirement for:
Adhesives and sealants Paint materials Carpet systems Furniture Wood products

Relevant Standards / Laws


South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule # 1168

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BERDE Indoor Environment Category POINT


EQ-PT-8 CUSTODIAL EFFECTIVENESS ASSESSMENT PROGRAM (EB)
aims to assess effectiveness of current custodial services provider and use this assessment to make recommendations for further improvements To show full compliance to this point, the following should be considered: Custodial Effectiveness Assessment of the interior spaces using APPA (Association of Physical Plant Administrators) or SPC (Statistical Process Control) methods

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BERDE Registered Projects

for NEW CONSTRUCTION

First Balfour Corporate Office West Service Road, Sucat, Paraaque City
Image courtesy of First Balfour Inc. & Philippine Green Building Council
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BERDE Registered Projects

for NEW CONSTRUCTION

The NET Lima PILOT PROJECT : BERDE for New Construction 5th Ave. cor. 26th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

Image courtesy of The NET Group & Philippine Green Building Council

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BERDE Registered Projects

for NEW CONSTRUCTION

De La Salle University Henry Sy Hall PILOT PROJECT : BERDE for Educational Institutions Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila

Image courtesy of De La Salle University & Philippine Green Building Council

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BERDE Registered Projects

for NEW CONSTRUCTION

RSP Lim Tower 602 Boni Ave., Plainview, Mandaluyong City

Image courtesy of RSP Lim Construction Company, Inc. & Philippine Green Building Council

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BERDE Registered Projects

for NEW CONSTRUCTION

Grand Hyatt Metro Center 8th Avenue, NCBD, Fort Bonifacio, Global City

Image courtesy of Federal Land, Inc. & Philippine Green Building Council

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BERDE Training RECAP & Schedule


BERDE AWARENESS COURSE (BERDE 101) 16 BATCHES 198 PARTICIPANTS NOVEMBER 27, 2012 (MLA TENTATIVE) DECEMBER 7, 2012 (CEBU TENTATIVE) BERDE PROFESSIONAL BASIC TRAINING COURSE (BERDE 102) 18 BATCHES 289 PARTICIPANTS NOVEMBER 12-15, 2012 MLA DECEMBER 10-13, 2012 MLA BERDE ASSESSOR COURSE (BERDE 103) 5 BATCHES 45 PARTICIPANTS NOVEMBER 22-23, 2012 (MLA TENTATIVE)
(PLEASE CONTACT ENGR. VAN OR ENGR. BETH FOR SCHEDULE OF IN-HOUSE BERDE COURSES) 812 8887 loc 129 or 146
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BERDE NEW COURSE & Schedule

OSH (Occupational Safety and Health) in BERDE Buildings: Prevention of Building Related Health Problems
When: November 28, 2012 (9:00am 5:00pm) Where: TUV Rheinland Philippines Training Center Ground Floor La Fuerza Building 1 2241 Don Chino Roces Avenue cor. Sabio St.,Makati City

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about TV Rheinland

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