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Presented b St f Mühl G r l M Pr t d by Stefan Mühle, General Manager r
Orchard H l O h d Hotel
New construction 2000 104 g guest rooms one restaurant 500 sq f of meeting space rooms, restaurant, q feet f g p Nob N b Hill adjacent dj j 66 employees (i l di restaurant) l (including ) 81% occupancy year-round yeard Registered for LEED– R gis d fo LEED–EB certification c ific io
Orchard G d H l O h d Garden Hotel
$25 million new construction 2006; fully p i l M h f lly operational March 2007 86 rooms, one restaurant, 500 rooms, restaurant, square feet of meeting space space, rooftop garden f pg d Union Sq U i Square/Financial District /Fi i l Di i adjacent 55 emplo ees (including employees (incl ding restaurant) ) 80% occupancy and rising fast p y d i i gf Received LEEDR i d LEED-NC certification D ifi i in M 2007. i May 2007
Style, design, Style design S yl d ig comfort and service are f d i e ha ced, enhanced, ot sac ificed enhanced not sacrificed d d
Our 83-year-old, Chi O 83-year-old Chinese y ld ow e owner
Mrs. Mrs S C H M S.C. Huang
What i LEED- / Wh is LEED-NC/EB? Leadership i Energy & d hip in gy Environmental Design: nationally E i t lD i ti ll accepted standard f g p d d d for green b ildi g buildings developed by the U.S. Green Building US B ilding Council (USGBC). C il (USGBC) ( ) Promotes d ig and construction P design d i practices that increase profitability and reduce negative environmental i p d g i i l impacts of buildings and improve occupant g p p health d well-being h lth and well-b i g ll being. LEED f N C for New Construction (LEEDi (LEED( NC) p j ) projects created in 2000. 2000 LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED(LEEDEB) created i 2005 ) d in 2005.
What does LEED d ? Wh d do?
p provides state-of-the-art strategies for sustainable site state-of-theg development, t r savings, n rgy efficiency, materials development d l p nt water savings energy efficiency m t ri l pm ing ffi i n y selection and i d l ti d indoor air quality LEED certification is the i q lity quality. tifi ti i th best y to demonstrate th t a b ildi g—f b t way t d t t that building from building— construction through operation—i truly “g i h gh operation—is ly “green ” N p i green. No “greenwashing!” “greenwashing! g hi g!”
What Wh are the b fi of LEED certification i the h benefits f ifi i in h hotel business? hotel b i ess? bus ?
-l lower operating costs hi h employee productivity; h i i costs, higher l d i i happier happier, healthier occupants benefiting both guests and employees. h l h occupants, b f g b h g p d employees pl y Certification under LEED validates that a building is g g green, green as well as setting standards and measures f r th b ildi g's ll tti g t d rd dm r for the building building's p f performance/operations. performance/operations / p ti
How d H does a b ildi g building achieve LEED chieve certification? tifi ti ?
69 p i system; p j point y ; projects ea poi ts fo i co po ati g earn points for incorporating i i green features, which will f features hi h ill determine the l l of d h level f certification the p j projects receive. receive r i
Do LEEDD LEED-NC certified projects cost more? ifi d p j ?
Much like a hybrid car, the initial costs for new ”green” y car g green buildings may be b ilding m y b a bit high r b t offer l ng t rm cost higher but ff r long term higher, t savings over non-green b ildi g R i g non-g buildings Recent studies p buildings. t t di prove th t that it i p ibl t b ild g is possible to build green at littl or no additional cost if t little dditi l t the p j i well-planned and focused on i g i g h project is well-pl ll d df d integrating sustainable d ig i bl design design.
The C t d Financial B f of Green B ildi g A Report to Th Costs and Fi i l Benefits f G fit Buildings: R p t t California California's S i bl Building T k Force (October C lif i 's Sustainable B ildi Task F (O b 2003)
Research b d on LEED buildings in C lif i states that an R h based b ildi g i California h upfront investment of two p pf t i t t f t percent in g t i green building design, on b ildi g d ig design, average, r s lts life- y l savings ( average results in life-cycle s ings (th economic and r g lif (the n mi nd environmental costs and benefits of materials and products over l db f f l d d their li ) of 20 p h i lives) f percent of the total construction costs – more f h l i than ten times the i i i l i h i h initial investment
According to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency A di g U S E i lP i Ag y ( (EPA) research, tenants can save about 50 cents p ) research h b per square foot each year through strategies that cut energy q f hy h gh gi h gy use by 30 percent. Thi can represent a savings of by p percent This t p t i g f $ $50,000 r m r i five-y r lease on 20,000 square $50,000 or more in a five-year l fi 20,000 q r feet. feet feet
A 2004 study done by th cost consultants D id L gd t dy d by the t lt t David Langdon Adamson concluded th t the cost p square f t f Ad l d d that th t per q foot for buildings ki g b ildi g seeking LEED certification f ll i ifi i falls into the existing h i i g range of costs f buildings not seeking LEED certification g f for b ildi g ki g certification. ifi i Ta Taking i to accou t a ge of co st uctio factors including T ki g into account a range of construction facto s i clud g di climate, location, market conditions and l l standards, the climate l li location i k di i d local standards h d d study f dy found that f many green projects p d h for yg projects, pursuing LEED p j g certification had little or no budgetary impact. g y impact p
Construction t rt d January 2005 C tr ti started J r Designed b A hi D i d by Architecture International I i l Built by h g B il by the green b ildi g team at S i building Swinerton B ild Builders EcoEco friendly E -f i dly construction materials: i i l concrete made with f y ash, a byproduct of recycling coal d h fly ash, byp d h f y g wood certified by the Forest Stewardship Council as harvested in a sustainable y p manner diverted construction d b i from l dfill di di d i debris f landfill disposal b redirecting recyclable material l by di i l bl i l back to the manufacturing process gp
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Guests get helping hand G t g t a h lpi g h d with a $36 000 guestroom ith $36,000 g t key d y t k y card system created t d specifically f th h t l th t p ifi lly for the hotel that controls each room’s t l h room’s lighting d lighti g and mechanical h i l systems. systems yt After p i g h Af opening the g guestroom d door with the ih h key card, h g k y card, the guest pl d places the card i a discreet b i h d in di box in order to turn on the lights d h ligh and other room systems d h systems. y
When iti th room th Wh exiting the room, the guest simply t k th k card t i l takes the key card, d automatically ‘t i g off’ th entire room with th exception of an t ti lly ‘turning off the ti room, ith the turning ff’ pti f outlet that g l h guests can use to charge l p p cell ph h g laptops ll phones and other laptops, d h battery-p battery-powered devices. b y d devices d i Similar systems are used widely throughout Europe and Asia Asia. Expected to save 10 to 20 p E p d percent i energy consumption, p yi g f in gy consumption, paying for pi itself i i lf in two years or l y less. less
The building is ll insulated Th b ildi g i well i l d resulting i less energy use f l i g in l gy for heating d air- di i i h i and air-conditioning i Added b efit of insulation is very Add d benefit of i s latio is a ve y dded be quiet h l even though i ’s on one i hotel, hotel h h it it’s of SF’s b f SF s busiest streets S Water f W faucets and toilets are ‘l d il ‘low low lowflow flow’ Specially designed p Sp i lly d ig d carpets and carpet d p backing include recycled content g y and have low chemical emissions nd h l h mi l mi i n All light bulbs are compact g b lbs p fluorescent or LED fl t
Guest room drapery, sheers, G drapery sheers d p y h upholstery and coverlets are ph l y d l made with recycled polyester d ith y l d p ly t and other textiles without d h il ih chemicals h i l All are machine-washed to machine- h d t hi avoid the chemicals that id h h i l h come with d y cleaning i h dry l i g Organic, itr Organic citrus-based Org i , citrus-b d clea i g products a e cleaning p oducts are used d d throughout the hotel – h gh h h l better f r staff and do the b for st ff nd d d job j t w ll j b just as well
SF M y Gavin Mayor G i Newsom changed city’s N h g d city’s iy building permit p b ildi g p it process to t encourage ‘g g ‘green’ green’ construction i
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