BOMA | Building Owners and Managers Association of San Francisco
Advocate: An Update on Legislative, Regulatory, and Political Issues Affecting Commercial Real Estate
March 29, 2012
Volume 18, Issue 3
BOMA Bay Area EARTH Awards
Sponsorship Opportunity in the San Francisco Business Times
 
The BOMA Bay Area Earth Awards competition is now on!
 
Thank you to the 37 BOMA member buildings from across the Bay Area who submitted their applications. The members of the BOMA Energy & Environment Committee are responsible for all aspects of this event from developing the application to producing the EARTH Awards Luncheon, scheduled for April 16, 2012.
 
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BOMA San Francisco News
BOMA SF-PAC Hosts Reception for Mayor Ed Lee
Event held at office of Kilroy Realty located at 100 First Street in San Francisco
 
BOMA San Francisco's Political Action Committee held a reception for Mayor Ed Lee on March 28, 2012 at the beautiful office of Kilroy Realty located at 100 First Street in San Francisco.  BOMA members we're honored to meet and converse with the Mayor.
 
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BOMA SF-PAC Endorses Michael Breyer for California Assembly - District 19
 
The BOMA San Francisco Political Action Committee (BOMA SF-PAC) has endorsed Michael Breyer for California Assembly, District 19. 
 
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BOMA SF-PAC Members Meet With Supervisor Christina Olague

The BOMA San Francisco Political Action Committee (BOMA SF-PAC) met with Supervisor Christina Olague (District 5) on March 22, 2012.  Supervisor Olauge was recently appointed to the seat by Mayor Ed Lee.
 
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UPDATE: San Francisco Redistricting Task Force Chair Eric McDonnell Speaks With BOMA Members
 
BOMA San Francisco's Government and Public Affairs Committee (GAPAC) met with Eric McDonnell, Chair of the San Francisco Redistricting Task Force (SFRTF) on March 7, 2012 at the BOMA San Francisco office.
 
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BOMA San Francisco Promotes Senior Staffers
 
We're excited to announce the promotion of veteran City Hall government relations expert Ken Cleaveland to Vice President, Public Policy, and Legislative Assistant John Bozeman to Manager, Government and Public Affairs.
 
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City Hall News
UPDATE: Tenant Bicycle Access in Existing Commercial Buildings
 
On March 13, 2012, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed the Tenant Bicycle Access in Existing Commercial Buildings Ordinance on a 9-2 vote.  The measure now goes to Mayor Ed Lee's desk for his consideration.
 
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BOMA International News
BOMA International Advocacy Update
Tax Extenders Attempt Fails, Green Leasing Webinar and Lead Regulation
 
Please take a moment to review a brief advocacy update from our BOMA International Team.
 
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Energy & Environment News
New Fluorescent Lamp Efficacy Standards 2012
Effective January 1, 2013

In 2009, the Department of Energy issued its Final Rule on new efficacy standards for general service fluorescent lamps and incandescent reflector lamps. These new minimum performance standards apply to new lamps manufactured for sale in the United States and will take effect on July 14, 2012.
 
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Earth Hour 2012
March 31, 2012
 
BOMA San Francisco urges it's members to participate in this year’s Earth Hour, scheduled for Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 8:30 pm until 9:30 pm, local daylight savings time. During this hour, the goal is to turn off all non-essential interior and exterior lighting to demonstrate your continuing commitment to energy conservation and responsible resource management within the office building industry of San Francisco.
 
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Draft Regulations Implementing AB 1103
Notice of Proposed Action

Please review the Notice of Proposed Action from the California Energy Commision (CEC) which revises the timeline of implementation of California Assembly Bill 1103 (AB 1103).
 
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BOMA Earns Fifth ENERGY STAR® Award
 
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded BOMA International a 2012 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency. BOMA’s accomplishments will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on March 15, 2012, which marks the 20th anniversary of ENERGY STAR.
 
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UPDATE: Zero Net Energy for Commercial New Construction
 
BOMA California has been actively participating as a stakeholder in California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) workshops and conference calls regarding the Zero Net energy (ZNE) standard by 2030 and a significant portion of commercial construction ZNE by 2020.
 
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Energy Department Announces Availability of Online Training Course on "Re-tuning" Commercial Buildings
 
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the availability of an online training course to help building owners, operators, contractors, and students "re-tune" commercial buildings. 
 
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General News
CAPSS - Community Action Plan for Seismic Safety Update - March 2012

Many Community Action Plan for Seismic Safety Update (CAPSS) and related earthquake safety activities continue, setting the stage for 2012 as a critical year for earthquake mitigation action in San Francisco.
 
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ADVOCACY EVENTS
•  Energy and Environment Committee Meeting
April 3, 2012
Ferry Building, Port Commission Hearing Room
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•  GAPAC Meeting
April 4, 2012
BOMA San Francisco Office - 233 Sansome Street, 8th Floor
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Emergency Preparedness Committee Meeting
April 10, 2012
Post Montgomery Center Tower, 30th Floor
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•  EARTH Awards/April Membership Luncheon
April 16, 2012
Hotel Nikko - 222 Mason At O'Farrell
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•  PAC At AT&T PARK
April 18, 2012
China Basin Wharf - 185 Berry Street
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•  Codes and Regulations Committee Meeting
April 25, 2012
650 California Street, Basement Conference Center
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