Sustainable Programs Experience

Providing leadership to organizations in realizing their sustainability goals.

Program Development & Management Experience

Sustainable Programs: City of Palo Alto

CLIENT: City of Palo Alto
LOCATION: Palo Alto, California

SCOPE: Green Building Program Development & Management
DATES: 2014-present

Downtown Palo Alto, California

Training Videos

Special Events

Plan Check Support

Inspection Support

Public Counter Support

Call Center Support

Program Description

Since 2014, ID360 has supported the City of Palo Alto to ensure the highest quality control and implementation management for the roll-out and enforcement of the Green Building Program.

ID360 supports an interdepartmental group of staff stakeholders to ensure the green building and energy policy is enforced properly on projects during the Planning, Plan Check, Inspection, and Post-Occupancy phases. ID360 has developed a customized program to sync with the entitlement process and Development Services procedures.

As a strategy consultant to the City of Palo Alto, ID360 is working with stakeholders and city staff to set future policy ambitions for Zero Net Energy ahead of the State of California targets for future cycles of the California Building Code.

ID360 has supported the City with technical expertise in green building policy development to successfully develop and implement the current Green Building Ordinance and Energy Reach Code Ordinance. ID360 supports staff in communicating and coordinating with State agency requirements related to policy development.

Program Highlights

  • Green Building and Energy Reach Code Ordinance development assistance
  • Coordination with California Energy Commission staff for energy reach code compliance and public comment
  • Stakeholder engagement and public meeting facilitation
  • Program coordination amongst city planning and building departments
  • Entitlement support for green building and energy compliance
  • Plan check and inspection compliance for green building and energy regulation
  • Green Building Help Desk technical support staff
  • Public Inquiries and Outreach
  • Building Electrification Study
  • City Council and Commissions presentations and technical support

Sustainable Programs: City of Menlo Park

CLIENT: City of Menlo Park
LOCATION: Menlo Park, California

SCOPE: Green Building Program Development
TEAM: DNV-GL, Integrated Design 360, 2017

Sharon Park Menlo Park, California

Program Description

ID360 is supporting the City of Menlo Park, in cooperation with DNV-GL, to create an innovative Green Building Program using the LEED Rating System as a guide. The program is a pathway for the enforcement of the local municipal green building ordinance. The program ensures the highest level of quality control and implementation management for the roll-out and enforcement of the Green Building Program.

The program is designed to create predictability and transparency for the project applicants in all phases of Planning, Plan Check, and Inspection.

Program Highlights

  • Development of Green Building Compliance Instructions aimed to support City Staff in maintaining a predictable compliance pathway for public applicants
  • Program coordination amongst city planning and building departments
  • Entitlement support for green building and energy compliance
  • Plan check and inspection compliance for green building and energy regulation
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