2012 CSU Facilities Management Conference


Case Studies of CSU Renovation Projects | Monday, November 5, 10:40AM-12:00PM

Jim Sowerbrower, Senior Chief of Construction Management, CSU Office of the Chancellor

Traci Ferdolage, Senior Director, Department of Planning, Design & Transportation Management, Humboldt State University
Kathleen Ventimiglia, Director, Campus Planning & Development, CSU Monterey Bay
Lauren Cooper, Director for Facilities Planning, San Diego State University
Simon Y. Lam, Associate Vice President, Capital Planning, Design & Construction, San Francisco State University
Marilyn Lanier, Senior Associate Vice President, Physical Planning & Development, San Francisco State University

If you are planning a renovationlarge or smallcome hear the experiences and lessons learned from the panel as case studies are shared. Keys to budget planning, managing the client, handling unforeseen conditions, and completing on-time are tools for every facility pro. The renovation projects will include a gym, a dining commons, a very large classroom, and a library. The case studies on these very different space types and user groups will help you with your next campus renovation project.

Transformational Master Planning: Improving Student Outcomes through a Shared Vision | Monday, November 5, 1:40PM-3:00PM

Stephanie Giordano, Principal University Planner, CSU Office of the Chancellor

Colin Donahue, Associate Vice President, Facilities Development and Operations, CSU Northridge
Susan Painter, Senior Campus Planner and Research Director, AC Martin

Transformational master planning (TMP) approaches a campus project by conceiving of it as an initiative rather than the construction of an individual building. An initiative is broadly-based, consistent with the master plan’s global goals, and is focused on student outcomes. The planning team has a solid foundation for efficient problem-solving: when everyone understands and is committed to outcomes rather than elements, the team can achieve consensus on changes, solutions, funding strategies and other factors. In this session you will hear how the team discovered parallels between Integrated Project Delivery and TMP: both promote shared ownership, trust and interdependence; both use a relationship-building focus to achieve a better outcome. Four examples using this approach and their outcomes will be presented.   

How to Re-engineer a 20th Century Campus in the 21st Century Carbon Economy | Monday, November 5, 3:10PM-4:30PM

Len Pettis, Chief of Plant, Energy, and Utilities, CSU Office of the Chancellor

Kent Peterson, Vice President and Chief Engineer, P2S Engineering

In this session Kent Peterson will present and discuss the CSU white paper 'Net Zero Energy Policy for Campuses' authored by Malcolm Lewis (Cadmus). The white paper offers a comprehensive look at existing CSU policies and practices and assesses the best strategies for campuses to use to address climate change and sustainability initiatives. Campuses are faced with the significant challenge of redeveloping and re-engineering new and existing facilities to meet programmatic needs of the 21st century university campus. Peterson will discuss practical solutions and map out an investment cost strategy to address these issues.

Best Practice Lighting & HVAC Solutions | Tuesday, November 6, 8:30AM-9:50AM

Karl Johnson, SPEED Program Manager, CIEE, UC Berkeley

Pedram Arani, Associate Development Engineer, CLTC, UC Davis
David Grupp, Associate Engineer, WCEC, UC Davis
Douglas Kind, Manager, Engineering and Sustainability, CSU Fullerton

This session will sort out ‘the good, the bad, and the ugly’ showing you the best, brightest, and proven strategies for implementing advanced lighting systems, wireless controls, and HVAC system upgrades, improving energy efficiency by 50 percent. Learn how the CSU’s partnership with the California Institute for Energy and Environment (CIEE) in partnership with the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) has benefited CSU Fullerton and other CSU and UC campuses in implementing demonstration projects and how to adopt these best practices on your campus.

Moderator Karl Johnson will provide an overview of the new State Partnership for Energy Efficient Demonstrations (SPEED) program and explain how you can participate. Pedram Arani and David Grupp will discuss the testing and demonstration and application services offered by CLTC and the Western Cooling Efficiency Center (WCEC) at UC Davis. Doug Kind will present his success and lessons learned using these programs and where he is planning to lead CSU Fullerton.

Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation for Facilities Managers | Tuesday, November 6, 10:40AM-12:00PM

Shawn Holland, Physical Plant Program Manager, CSU Office of the Chancellor

John Temoyan, Regional Director of Business Development, Har-Bro Inc.
Daryn Ockey, Director, Facilities Operations, CSU Sacramento

An overview of basic disaster preparedness considerations including mitigation steps from the facility management viewpoint.  This is not a presentation to review first aid or evacuation procedures but rather an interactive, informative and thought provoking review of facility based preparedness best practices integrated into the steps necessary to mitigate further damage from occurring. Planning for and responding to water damage, fire/smoke and also other types of damage will be discussed. Real life loss examples integrated with both missteps and success stories will be presented. Audience participation is encouraged.

Lean Construction, Maintenance, and Operations: Efforts towards Reducing Facilities' Lifecycle Costs | Tuesday, November 6, 1:30PM-2:50PM

John Ferris, Director, Physical Plant, San Diego State University

David Umstot, Vice Chancellor, Facilities Management, San Diego Community College District
Donn Betz, Director, Facilities Services, San Diego Community College District
Charlie Williams, Facilities Services Business Processes Supervisor, San Diego Community College District

It is time to put an end to “that won’t work here” objections to Lean process improvement. Lean is now working to reduce facility lifecycle costs even in publicly-funded and contract-limited organizations. Learn how the application of Lean enterprise principles to the San Diego Community College District’s processes for maintenance and operations will save the district more than $25 million over an eight-year period, and are already providing dramatic value for the district’s $1.6 billion construction bond program. This session will present solutions for organizational and legislative hurdles in the district’s move to Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), as well as address target value budgeting, lifecycle cost analysis, sustainability goals, pull planning, and value stream mapping resulting in reduced waste and added value across all program sectors.