Green Building Subcommittee - March 6, 2015 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
March 6, 2015 - 9:00am
1660 Mission, Room 4009

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Regular Meeting of the 
Green Building Subcommittee
DATE:                March 6, 2015 (Friday)   
TIME:                9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.        
LOCATION:            1660 Mission Street, Room 4009 ???Note Room change

This subcommittee meets regularly on Friday before the second Wednesday of the month at 1660 Mission Street, Room 6034.  If you wish to be placed on a mailing list for agendas, please call (415) 575-6832.
Note:    Public comment is welcome and will be heard during each agenda item.  Reference documents relating to agenda are available for review at the 1660 Mission Street, 1st Floor.  For information, please call Kirk Means at (415) 575-6832.


1.0 Call to Order and Roll Call   Members: Zachary Nathan, AIA, CASp; Arnie Lerner, FAIA, CASp; Kevin Wallace; Ilene Dick; Henry Karnilowicz; Robert Wong, M.E.

2.0 Discussion and possible action regarding a proposed ordinance (file #140805) amending the Environment Code to require a Construction Emissions Minimization Plan and monitoring for certain public works projects within an Air Pollutant Exposure Zone and to require controls on emission-producing equipment used for public works projects outside of such zones; amending the Administrative code to incorporate these requirements in construction contracts where applicable; and making environmental findings.                     (15 minutes)

3.0 Discussion and possible action regarding the definition and qualifications required for the Green Building Compliance Professional of Record as used in AB-093, Implementation of Green Building Regulations.                                     (30 minutes)

4.0 Discussion and possible action regarding the use of energy efficient elevators in San Francisco.                                                     (15 minutes)

5.0 Discussion and possible action regarding possible modifications to existing Administrative Bulletin AB-004, Priority Permit Processing Guidelines to align the Department of Building Inspection requirements with the new Planning Department Priority permit processing requirements.                                      (10 minutes)

6.0 General discussions regarding Green Building project compliance tracking.     (10 minutes)

7.0 Update if any on the development of current sustainability policy research and working groups by the San Francisco Department of Environment.                     (10 minutes)

8.0 Subcommittee Members’ and Staff’s identification of new agenda items, as well as current agenda items to be continued to another subcommittee regular meeting or special meeting. Subcommittee discussion and possible action regarding administrative issues related to building codes.

9.0 Public Comment: Public comment will be heard on items not on this agenda but within the jurisdiction of the Code Advisory Committee.  Comment time is limited to 3 minutes per person or at the call of the Chair.

10.0 Adjournment.

Note to Committee Members:  Please review the appropriate material and be prepared to discuss at the meeting. If you are unable to attend, please call Chair Zachary Nathan at (415) 701-0877 or Kirk Means at (415) 575-6832 as soon as possible.