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Water fountains and impact on OUtdor Water Use reduction in LEED v.4

NC-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Tim Bell on Jun 30, 2019, 3:16 am

Does anyone have any previous experience on the impact of water fountains and features on Outdoor Water Use reduction?  Should these be included or not?  There does not appear to be any specific...

Last reply: Tim Bell, Aug 1, 2019, 12:39 am

Time Based Sensor Flash Valve for Dual Flash

NC-2009 WEc3: Water Use Reduction
posted by Orçun Özhelvaci on May 23, 2019, 6:43 am

We have a project where we can only use Flash Valves for WC instead of Reservoir. The valve is having a sensor and has a kind of automation for the dual flush option. The manufacturer...

Last reply: Kristina Bach, May 23, 2019, 9:25 am

Friendly leed

Healthcare-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by AHMED ABDELHAKAM on Feb 19, 2019, 1:34 am

I work in leed health care project in Kuwait and our contract state that our project have to be friendly leed ?
-What mean by friendly leed.
- what is the minimum requirement and the...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Feb 20, 2019, 11:36 am

FAO EToCalc software help

NC-v4 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by S. Sachs on Feb 14, 2017, 11:28 am

Hello,

I'm working on a project in Kuwait and need to achieve the IPc1 credit for water consumption.

I've been struggling to use the LEED-recommended ETo calculator tool, produced...

Last reply: CBRE Sustainable Building Advisory, Oct 18, 2018, 3:32 pm

Could you confirm the attached cd/m2 results?

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Nikhil Kumar on Jul 12, 2018, 3:01 am

Hi,

Greeting! 

We are working to get 1 point under IEQ cr6 Option 2 - A (For all regularly occupied spaces, use light fixtures with a luminance of less than 2,500 cd/m2 between 45...

Last reply: Nikhil Kumar, Jul 16, 2018, 2:49 am

Any minimum area for Roof after exclusions?

NC-2009 SSc7.2: Heat island effect - roof
posted by Orçun Özhelvaci on Mar 3, 2018, 6:43 am

Hello, 

In our project we have almost all the roof covered with PV Panels. When we exclude the Skylights and PV Panels area,the remaining part is just 5%, mostly on the edges of the roof...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Mar 5, 2018, 9:53 am

Powder products mixed with water on site application

NC-2009 IEQc4.1: Low-emitting materials - adhesives and sealants
posted by Ranya Metwalli Shields on Aug 1, 2017, 5:45 am

We are pursuing Credit IEQc4.1 in LEED NC v2009 for low emitting adhesives and...

Last reply: Ranya Metwalli Shields, Aug 7, 2017, 7:13 am

Building footprint

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Febin Mohamed on Aug 9, 2016, 4:45 am

We are doing a campus approach for our project. For pursuing SSc 5.2, Case 2 "Open space that is equal to the building footprint can be
considered separate from the project site, as long as...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 17, 2017, 5:46 pm

Satisfaction rating

EBOM-2009 IEQc2.1: Occupant Comfort—Occupant Survey
posted by Fareed Alghimlas on Aug 29, 2016, 4:20 am

Is it acceptable to resort to a 5 point scale on the comfort survey instead of the 7 point?
If the ultimate intention is to provide corrective action when a certain portion, overall, of the...

Last reply: Trista Little, Oct 5, 2016, 1:22 pm

Survey Participants

EBOM-2009 IEQc2.1: Occupant Comfort—Occupant Survey
posted by Fareed Alghimlas on Aug 29, 2016, 4:17 am

We’re working towards the certification of a large office building, where a good portion of the (FTEs) are subcontractors who spend time (minimum 40hrs/week) in the building but don’t necessarily...

Last reply: Trista Little, Oct 5, 2016, 1:17 pm