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CS-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Marion THIBAULT on May 15, 2020, 10:00 am

Hello everyone, I'm working on a project that plans to integrate a greenhouse. I wonder how to consider the roof of the greenhouse for the...

Last reply: Irene Chung, Jul 28, 2022, 9:45 am

New certified building on an existing campus

NC-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Emma Onofri on Jun 20, 2022, 11:17 am

Hello everybody,

I am working on a building with offices and process parts located on an existing campus with the same tenant and with all the building connected to the same main entrance...

Thermal comfort controls

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Alexandre DENEUVILLE on May 16, 2022, 5:38 am


For the credit Thermal comfort, what alternative can we have other than remote controls to regulate thermal comfort in spaces where there is a significant number of occupants such...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jun 7, 2022, 7:20 pm

exemptions for the location of the permanent entryways systems

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Alexandre DENEUVILLE on Apr 20, 2022, 11:49 am


Can you confirm that the presence of entryway systems can be dispense in the entrances where the traffic of trolley is frequent?

Thank you 

Last reply: emily reese moody, May 13, 2022, 6:34 pm

Softwares respecting the Ashrae regulation

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sam Tognet on Apr 29, 2022, 5:31 am

Hello everyone,

In France, and at the company I am at we use: Pleiades as a software for Thermal dynamic simulation, but it turns out that this software doesn't respect ASHRAE Regulation,...

Last reply: Sam Tognet, May 2, 2022, 1:34 pm

EA prerequisite and Option 2. Prescriptive compliance: ASHRAE 50% Advanced Energy Design Guide for Warehouses

Warehouses-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Carine HUANG on Jan 20, 2022, 10:59 am


I'm currently working on a warehouse house project. We are following the Option 2. Prescriptive compliance: ASHRAE 50% Advanced Energy Design Guide.

According to the Guide,...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 4, 2022, 10:39 am

Sport and leisure facilities

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Axel Verger on Jan 19, 2022, 6:08 am


Does anyone knows how sport and leisure facilities (climbing, trampoline...) ca be rated? Can I use the Shell and Core rting system? Is ther a bespoke rating system?

Thank you...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 26, 2022, 7:17 am

AgBB and French A+ equivalent outside of the US

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Alexandre DENEUVILLE on Jul 20, 2021, 12:02 pm

Hi everyone,

I have seen in a recent Addenda that the equivalency with the AgBB standard and French A+ label for formaldehyde has been removed from the available options.

Do you...

Last reply: Alexandre DENEUVILLE, Jul 22, 2021, 5:29 am

Calculation in relation to the basic model

NC-v4.1 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Léanna Chérot on May 31, 2021, 3:55 am

In the context of a project half offices and half factory New construction carried out on 3 floors, the last one will not be occupied, not heated and not ventilated. It will remain...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 30, 2021, 8:59 am

Option A: Luminance, UGR is working?

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Marius Dabonneville on Nov 13, 2017, 5:43 am

Hi everyone, 

We're actually working on a project in France. Lighting system suppliers only give us the Photometric curv in cd/klm and no in cd/m². The EN 12464 defines luminance with UGR...

Last reply: Alberto Barbera, Jun 30, 2021, 3:05 am