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Featured Sustainable Program Development & Management Experience

Green Building & Energy Reach Code Program - City of Palo Alto


Beautiful Palo Alto, CA building

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

Program Scope

CLIENT: City of Palo Alto                                          

SCOPE: Green Building Program Development & Management .          LOCATION: Palo Alto, California                              

DATES: 2014- present


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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.

Green Building Program - City of Menlo Park


The seal of the City of Menlo Park, CA

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

Program Scope

CLIENT: City of Menlo Park                                         

SCOPE: Green Building Program Development 

LOCATION: Menlo Park, California                              

TEAM: DNV-GL, Integrated Design 360, 2017



Program Description

ID360 worked with 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.

Sustainable Public Policy Development Experience

City of Palo Alto - Energy Reach Code Policy Development & Adoption

Energy Reach Code Development & Adoption
CLIENT: Development Services, City of Palo Alto
LOCATION: Palo Alto, California

We are a policy strategy consultant to the City of Palo Alto and are working with city staff to set future policy ambitions for Zero Net Energy ahead of the State of California targets for future California Building Code requirements. ID360 has supported the City with technical expertise in green building policy development since 2014. We supported staff 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.

                

City of Palo Alto - Green Building Policy Development & Adoption
An infographic of the City of Palo Alto Green Building Program supported by Integrated Design 360 in Silicon Valley, serving California and the United States

Green Building Policy Development & Adoption
CLIENT: Development Services, City of Palo Alto
LOCATION: Palo Alto, California

We are a policy strategy consultant to the City of Palo Alto and are working with city staff to set future policy ambitions for Zero Net Energy ahead of the State of California targets for future California Building Code requirements. ID360 has supported the City with technical expertise in green building policy development since 2014. We supported staff 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.

City of Palo Alto - Electric Vehicle Charging Policy Development & Adoption
City of Palo Alto EV Charging Station Policy Development project

Electric Vehicle Charging Policy Development & Adoption
CLIENT: City of Palo Alto
LOCATION: Palo Alto, California

ID360 worked closely with city staff and the EV Task Force stakeholders to create the most aggressive EV Charging Policy in the nation. The policy focuses on maximizing electric vehicle (EV) charging for new construction within the City of Palo Alto. The policy outlines separate requirements for new single-family residential construction, new multi construction, new commercial construction, and new hotel construction. The policy was developed in 2014 and remains the most rigorous EV infrastructure policy in any local jurisdiction in the United States.
City of Palo Alto Utilities - Electrification Policy Feasibility Study
City of Palo Alto, CA Electrification Policy Feasibility Study project

Electrification Policy Feasibility Study
CLIENT: City of Palo Alto
​LOCATION: Palo Alto, California

ID360 provided project management services the Development Services department within the City of Palo Alto to conduct a feasibility study to explore residential and commercial building code changes for new construction and remodeling projects to expedite electrification. Electrification is the concept of “fuel-switching” from gas to electricity. ID360 is providing technical project management and analysis consulting services to support Development Services in conducting the feasibility study. ID360 is collaborating with two other firms to determine the technical implementation and cost-effectiveness of electrification for building projects in Palo Alto.

City of Palo Alto - Zero Net Energy Policy Roadmap Study
Infographic of The Road to Zero Net Energy

Zero Net Energy Policy Roadmap Study
CLIENT: Development Services & Utilities Depts, City of Palo Alto
LOCATION: Palo Alto, California


ID360 was the project manager for the creation of the Zero Net Energy Roadmap study. The project was a collaboration between the City of Palo Alto Utilities and the Development Services departments. ID360 provided technical project management and analysis consulting services to conducting feasibility study. The study analyzed Palo Alto Utility Data and permit data to determine the most appropriatedirection for the city to develop local policy regarding Zero Net Energy, Electrification, and overall energy efficiency requirements. The technical author of the Roadmap Report was performed by another City Vendor.
City of San Mateo - Energy Reach Code Development
Commercial Solar Panels

Energy Reach Code Development & Adoption
CLIENT: City of San Mateo
LOCATION: San Mateo, California


ID360 supported city staff and stakeholders to create a green building and energy policy to comply with the requirements within the City of San Mateo Climate Action Plan. The policy focuses on sustainability elements related to the built environment as outlined in the Climate Action Plan. The Climate Action Plan outlines progressive measures related to the built environment concerning renewable energy, energy efficiency, electric vehicle (EV) charging, and outdoor water efficiency. ID360 has been working with staff to realize the goals of the Climate Action Plan.

City of San Mateo - EV Readiness Code Development
City of San Mateo, CA project - EV Charging Policy Development and Adoption
EV Charging Policy Development & Adoption
CLIENT: City of San Mateo
LOCATION: San Mateo, California

ID360 has worked with city staff and stakeholders to organize and facilitate the Electric Vehicle Task Force to develop the nation’s most rigorous EV Charging Infrastructure ordinance. The policy focuses on EV charging requirements for new construction within the City of Palo Alto and on the Stanford Campus. The current policy mandates EV infrastructure for 25% of parking associated with new commercial construction and 25% of guest parking in multi-family new construction. New multifamily also requires EV readiness for one parking space per unit. This policy helps staff to realize the goals of the Sustainability and Climate Action Plan.

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