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Brad Bradbury Albert Jandura Jon Brinkley Cheryl Lehnertz Daniel Moulton Judith Palmer Becky Thompson. Diane Mallory Jimmy Niemann Ted Bernstein Jamie Gaines Lynn Chandler Neil Gayden Aaron Russell Chris Terry . Citizen’s Advisory Committee Environmental Design.
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Brad Bradbury Albert Jandura Jon Brinkley Cheryl Lehnertz Daniel Moulton Judith Palmer Becky Thompson Diane Mallory Jimmy Niemann Ted Bernstein Jamie Gaines Lynn Chandler Neil Gayden Aaron Russell Chris Terry Citizen’s Advisory CommitteeEnvironmental Design
Citizen’s Advisory Committee Environmental Design Charge: Explore “.. the different ways in which Addison can be a more environmentally conscious organization…”
Embrace Design Principle of Sustainability • How we work, play and live today should not jeopardize the lifestyles of future generations. • Today’s decisions should weigh tomorrow’s impact.
Sustainability • Once: provenance of tree huggers. • Now: mainstream - including currency of corporate America. • Wall street, Hollywood and main street. • Time, Newsweek and dozens others. • IBM, Du Pont, Kaiser Permanente, Yahoo, J&J.
Hartman Report on Sustainability Sustainability is not seen by consumers as simply saving the earth. • It is a multi-dimensional topic that encompasses the environment, family, community and even the economy. • Many of the consumer values driving the interest in health and wellness stem from a foundation of sustainability.
Hartman Report on Sustainability Sustainability, in a sense, is • About preserving a certain condition or way of life; • The ability to control one’s surroundings
What are Sustainable Communities? Places where people want to live and work, now and in the future
Why a Sustainable Addison? • Key to achieving 2030 vision project goals • Improves quality of life for ALL residents • Reduces use of key resources, including $ • Synergistic with new urbanism efforts
Why a Sustainable Addison? • Enhances economic development • In concert with “design matters” • Further differentiates Addison
Key Recommendation To ensure “a dynamic, progressive, quality atmosphere in which to work, play and live for the future”: • Addison adopts the philosophy to become a sustainable city
The Big Idea Addison can further its leadership in new urbanism by facilitating Brookhaven Village to be one of the nation’s initial: Green built new urbanism redevelopments Potential showcase for environmentally conscious urbanism in Addison
Brookhaven Redevelopment • Propose exploratory charrette with developer, US green building council reps and town to explore how greening the project can benefit: • The developer • Future residents • The Town • Town retain LEED certified professional.
What is the LEED System? Scores are tallied for different aspects of efficiency and design in appropriate categories. For instance, LEED assesses in detail: 1. Site Planning 2. Water Management 3. Energy Management 4. Material Use 5. Indoor Environmental Air Quality 6. Innovation & Design Process LEADERSHIP in ENERGY and ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN A leading-edge system for certifying DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, & OPERATIONS of the greenest buildings in the world
Average Savings of Green Buildings WASTE COST SAVINGS 50-90% WATER USE SAVINGS 30-50% CARBON SAVINGS 35% ENERGY SAVINGS 30% Source: Capital E
7600 USGBC membership growth reflects the expansion of green buildings in the market 5832 4970 huge growth in the last 5 years T O T A L M E M B E R S 3532 2370 1137 steady growth in the first 5 years 570 268 158 102 61 2005 2006 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
$200 BILLION PROJECTED Estimated value of new LEED for New Construction registered projects The value of U.S. construction starts significantly declined by almost half from 2000 to 2003 $10 BILLION $7.73 BILLION $5.76 BILLION $3.81 BILLION $3.24 BILLION $792 MILLION 2006 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Premier Opportunity to Influence Addison’s Future • Window of opportunity - Must be acted on now • Dramatic potential for long term quality of life • Low cost • Synergistic with 2030 project goals
Key Recommendations • Report contains over 40 recommendations for consideration. • Addison Depot is an opportunity for greening • Form town sustainability committee - Create sustainability plan
Key Recommendations • Adopt “green building” program • LEED - Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design • Include Town buildings/new construction
Key Recommendations • Implement annual sustainability report detailing progress • International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives ICLEI - provides template/metrics • Focus part of business development efforts on entrepreneurs to choose Addison for work, play and live
Update Mission Statement A dynamic, progressive, quality atmosphere In which to work, play and live With an emphasis on balanced growth A dynamic, progressive, quality atmosphere In which to work, play and live With an emphasis on sustainable growth
Summary • What one does today determines tomorrow's outcome. • The sustainability movement is a "grass roots" world wide force - not a passing fad • Sustainable communities will have "built-in" competitive advantages Thank you for the opportunity