CITY OF RALEIGH’S CLIMATE / ENERGY ACTION PLAN
TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION – VOLUME ONE: PROJECT REPORT
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3.3.2
Buildings Team
The Buildings Team met on July 26, 2011. The scope of this Team’s work included:
Buildings under the management of the Buildings Superintendent
Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Memorial Auditorium (Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts)
Public Utilities Department Operations – PUD operations buildings/facilities in seven
communities
Solid Waste Services (SWS) Operations – SWS operations building/facilities
Outdoor City lighting including traffic lights, street lights, parking structure lights,
and lights at parks and ballfields
The Buildings Team identified a total of 62 existing and future strategies as well as future
best management practices and policies. The following action items were assigned at the
end of the Workshop:
The consulting team prepared a Strategy Matrix capturing the strategies, divided into
existing and future; the matrix was transmitted electronically to the Team Leads
The Team Leads were responsible for populating the blank cells in the matrix with
the following information for each strategy, and returning the matrix to the
consulting team:
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Emission Metrics such as kilowatt hours of power consumed, cubic feet of natural
gas consumed
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Operational Impacts including staff behavioral changes that would be necessary
and department budget impacts
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Base Financial Information including capital costs, operation and maintenance
costs, useful life, and revenue or savings generated
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Timeframe for Implementation
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Interdependencies with Other Projects
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Responsible Department
3.3.3
Carbon Team
The Carbon Team met on July 27, 2011. The scope of this Team’s work included:
The Public Utilities Department Operations – water and wastewater treatment plants
and pumping systems, reclaimed water system, water efficiency
Solid Waste Services Operations – Wilder’s Grove Landfill, yard waste composting
Parks and Recreation Department Operations – tree planting, ornamental vegetation,
and urban forest
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