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1 WORKSHOP: The roles of wood in green building and green building effects on the forest sector of in the UNECE region. Are ENGO s ready to promote the use of wood as the preferred building material? Alison Rowles-Anobile, Special Advisor IUCN Conservation Center Green Building Project

2 Why IUCN is Building Green Worldwide, buildings account for up to 40% of CO2 emissions Buildings account for 43% of the US CO2 emissions with BRIC countries catching up. Greenhouse gas emissions from US buildings is equal to the combined emissions from Japan, France and the UK. Over the next 25 years emissions from buildings will increase faster than in any other sector China is building the equivalent of Japan s total building area every three years! IUCN wants to: Encourage others to build green Provide access to the knowledge and tools to do so Link biodiversity conservation and sustainable construction

3 Walking the Talk New Building Extension at IUCN

4

5 IUCN Conservation Center Objectives Green Building Standards MINERGIE-P (Switzerland) Low energy consumption MINERGIE-ECO (Switzerland) Green construction and design LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (USA) «Gold/Platinum» Rating system that includes standards for site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor air quality. (Only 51 Platinum Buildings worldwide 6 outside US)

6 IUCN Green Building Specifications High Performance Energy Systems (Solar and Thermal) 85% of Energy Consumption from renewable sources Water Efficiency (reclaimed water and storm water management) Potable water use 22% less than baseline Materials and Resources (minimal use of materials) CO2 reduced and recycled concrete + thermal concrete 75% of the wood FSC High Indoor Environmental Quality (CO2 controlled air supply) passive solar with natural light throughout

7 Sample Guidelines and Standards in process WWF: One Planet Living WBCSD: Energy Efficiency in Buildings ( EEB project) Green Globes Design: Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada (BOMA) Green Building Initiative (GBI) Green Globes in the USA (ANSI Std) Green Schools: Earth Day Network SBCI: Sustainable Buildings and Construction Initiative (UNEP) Bovis Lend Lease Company Standards Global Developer ISO Standards for Intelligent and Sustainable Buildings National Governments: BREEAM: BRE Environmental Assessment Method (UK) MINERGIE ECO and P: (Switzerland) CASBEE: Comprehensive Assessment System for Building Environmental Efficiency (Japan) Green Star: Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) LEED:Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, US Green Building Council

8 Building standards implementation

9 URBANIZATION CHALLENGES (Billions of inhabitants) urban rural 36% urban World trends 47% urban % urban % urban 6.4 Source: United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2007 Revision Residential buildings Increasing energy intensities, appliance uptake, area per capita China Annual energy consumption per household (kwh) Rural (2000) Urban (2020) % increase Space heating - North % Lighting % Cooking % Water heating % Other use % Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Energy Use in China: Sectoral Trends and Future Outlook, 2007 Commercial buildings China adding 2x current U.S. commercial floor space Significant increases in space cooling and space heating penetration Large efficiency opportunities

10 Buildings have a GLOBAL IMPACT Transport (26%) Industry (33%) Global Final Energy Use (79,000 TWh) Other (3%) Buildings (38%) Building Energy Use, KWh/Bldg Reference Residential Segment (Cold Climate) 65% Energy Reduction Possible 2005 Baseline Cooking Light & Appliance Water Heating HVAC 2050 Best Adopted 2005 Baseline 2050 Best Adopted Potential Energy Savings in Buildings is 25% of Global Energy Usage. Transport Energy Totals just 26% of Global Energy Usage. (Potential Savings of More than MW Power Plants) Source: IEA Worldwide Trends in Energy Use and Efficiency, (2008)

11 The Big Picture 100% 4% Materials transported in construction In operation Embedded in construction, demolition & recycling 80% 60% 40% 84% 40% 10% 15% 35% Office equipment, information technology Lighting HVACR Water heating 20% 0% 12% Operation is key especially heating, cooling, lighting

12 Stakeholders

13 Fragmented and complex

14 Issues Influencing use of wood No common link between global standards to facilitate implementation Negative perception of timber use due to global deforestation and increasing climate change Stakeholders not united in reduce, reuse and recycle mechanism Public Relations efforts behind those of other materials suppliers Major impact on reduction of energy use by buildings in refurbishment and renovation not new construction where wood is mostly used Educational efforts needed with architects, suppliers and investors Pricing not always favorable for FSC products

15 Support ENGO mandates Demonstrate forest management links to bio-diversity Show positive impacts on water and energy consumption Focus on policy and legislative support for consumer incentives Strengthen links to global initiatives for green cities Build links to programmes for climate change mitigation Set standards for minimizing wood consumption and wasted materials Ensure industry standards to facilitate due diligence

16 Requirement to act NOW # of zero net energy buildings 100 % Transformation Little by little CRISIS Scenario 0 Time

17 Everyone concerned with buildings has to change the way they think about energy

18 Thank you

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