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Off street parking and on street parking

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Azaz Ansari on Nov 21, 2017, 8:03 pm


1. Could you please explain the following statement:

    "Preferred parking is not required if no offstreet parking is provided".

2. What is difference between off...

Last reply: Claudia Mezey, Mar 1, 2021, 11:54 am

Hotel project in remote island

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Michael Aghabi on Nov 9, 2020, 5:14 am


We are designing a hotel project in a rural remote area in Saudi Arabia, and have an issue figuring out which Lighting Zone the project falls under. 

Under the MLO guidelines...

Last reply: Glenn Heinmiller, Nov 17, 2020, 10:36 am Extracting Fan Power – Baseline Design

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Amal Venugopal on Nov 3, 2019, 8:50 am

Hi Sir,


The following content is copied from https://www.energizect.com/sites/default/...

Last reply: jamy bacchus, Oct 31, 2020, 4:37 am

How to calculate the occupancy in healthcare Buildings for CO2 Sensor

Calculating FTEs
posted by shankar uppula on Sep 23, 2020, 10:32 am

We have a requirement in Hospital Job, to calculate the CO2 sensor in areas as per leed 1000SQFT, But how to calculate the...

HERS index rating USGBC-approved equivalent for projects outside the U.S.

Homes-v4 EAp1: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Micaela Smulevich on Jun 4, 2020, 11:52 am

We are working with a project outside US, and need information on USGBC-approved equivalent for HERS index rating for projects outside the U.S.

Using Recycled Water for Irrigation

NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Abdulrahman Sherazy on Nov 18, 2015, 3:15 am

Hello everybody. In our project we do not have outdoor water use except for irrigation. Knowing that only the municipality recycled water is used for irrigation, does this secure 2 points of the...

Last reply: salil k, Apr 21, 2020, 1:47 am

Standby Cooling

NC-2009 EAc4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Lara Cogill on Jul 31, 2015, 9:43 am

I am working on a large project for which the cooling is predominantly from central chillers providing chilled water. This complies easily with the requirements of EAc4.

However, there...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Apr 19, 2020, 11:15 am

RPC for NDv4

ND-Plan-v4 RPc1: Regional Priority
posted by Jos Schild on Jul 4, 2016, 3:22 pm

I'm looking for the RPC for a project in Saudi Arabia. But the site http://www.usgbc.org/rpc isn't working for this version.

Last reply: Eliot Allen, Mar 23, 2020, 5:21 pm

Innovative Waste water technologies

NC-2009 WEc2: Innovative Wastewater Technologies
posted by Swati Taywade on Feb 24, 2020, 1:49 am

If a project treats 100% wastewater and reuses it for irrigation except the treatment in done through local govt utilities service provider, can the project claim point under Innovative Waste...

International Equivalencies for 2 year 24 hour storm?

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Casey Cullen-Woods on Feb 20, 2020, 6:07 pm

We have a project in Saudi Arabia and are wondering if any other projects have approved equivalencies for the 2 year 24 hour storm? For this particular project location that would essentially be...