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German Energy Saving Law Certificate as Submittal

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Dandan Li on Aug 26, 2016, 11:52 am

Hello all,
We have a LEED v2009 C&S project in Germany now. LEED asks for energy simulation according to ASHRAE Standard for the Prerequisite Minimum Energy Performance and Credit...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 27, 2023, 11:40 am

LEED equivalencies with German Regulation and construction practices.

NC-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Carlos Cura on Apr 14, 2023, 4:46 am

Has ther been a study or comparative analysis of German local regulations or equivalences to LEED criteria.

For example, 

SS - Construction Activity Pollution Prevention - Are there...

Last reply: Azra Semic, Nov 27, 2023, 4:24 am

Ventilation Requirements for Sporadically Used Spaces

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Santiago Avila on Sep 6, 2023, 7:24 am

Hello everyone,

I have a question regarding which areas should be ventilated. In our project, a residential building, we have spaces on the ground floor designated for flexible work areas...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Nov 6, 2023, 1:09 pm

Detaining the rainwater runoff-an accepted solution?

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Florian Schmidtchen on Dec 8, 2016, 6:13 am

Dear all,
In our project we are planning to follow option 1 path 2. Therefor we provide underground-trench systems and a technical ditch on our project site, which gets inserted creatively...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Oct 14, 2023, 6:18 pm

Air Economizer laboratory

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Abdulrahman Alshbeeb on Sep 15, 2023, 3:08 am

We have a laboratory with very high indoor air requirements. Due to the high demands on the quality of the room air, no air may be circulated....

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Sep 29, 2023, 10:12 am

Hybrid recooler

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Florian Schmidtchen on Aug 8, 2017, 6:05 am

Dear all,

Our MEP Engineer wants to implement a dual recooling system/the hybrid recooler of the series KAVH. For our building type and the location in Germany with strong temperature...

Last reply: Stephani Carter, Aug 2, 2023, 6:09 pm

Monitoring VAV System Airflow Setpoint

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by J Schütz on May 30, 2022, 5:13 am


the credit language requires: "An alarm must indicate when the outdoor airflow value varies by 15% or more from the outdoor airflow setpoint." In the course of a coordination with...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Jun 8, 2023, 3:49 am

Legal Wood ACP calculator-

Pilot-Credits MRpc102: Legal Wood
posted by Arwid Theuer-Kock on Aug 20, 2020, 2:25 pm

We are forced to use the v4_v2009_Legal Wood ACP calculator_v02_0 calculator.

former we could enter the product price and the percentage of new...

Last reply: Laura strauss, May 12, 2023, 4:40 pm

ventilation of corridors and elevator ante rooms

EBOM-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Arwid Theuer-Kock on Oct 27, 2022, 4:54 am

Hi all,

we have an existing building in Germany where the corridors and elevator ante rooms are not ventilated mechanically. In addition there are also no windows for natural ventilation...

Last reply: Aaron Yorke, May 8, 2023, 5:24 am

Soil tests requirements

CS-v4.1 SSc2: Protect or Restore Habitat
posted by Katrin Niedermeier on Apr 12, 2023, 7:27 am

Dear all,

according to the BD-C Guide for version v4.1 "testing requirements have been removed" and "soil test results are no longer required" for the documentation. On the other hand the...