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Double skin facade

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sarah Leenknegt on Mar 12, 2019, 3:48 am


How do I model a naturally ventilated double skin facade in proposed and baseline building?

- proposed building: as designed, with a thermal zone for the intermediate area. The...

Last reply: Sarah Leenknegt, Mar 26, 2019, 3:21 am

Ventilation of parking garages

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sarah Leenknegt on Mar 11, 2019, 7:51 am


We are modelling an office building in Switzerland with LEED v4 Core and Shell and have a question regarding the required ventilation rate for parking garages. According to ASHRAE 62.1...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 25, 2019, 3:12 pm

Additional requirements- Guarantees of Origin (GOs)

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Jens Apel on Oct 6, 2016, 5:34 am

The European ACP for EAc6 states:
"Guarantees of Origin (GOs) are an acceptable equivalent to the...

Last reply: FABIO VIERO, Feb 19, 2018, 5:29 am

EB O+M recertification after renovation

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Michael Grafschmidt on Jan 17, 2018, 9:47 am

An existing office building, LEED...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Jan 18, 2018, 11:03 am

Swiss Reference standard for Primary Energy and GHG

Pilot-Credits EApc95: Alternative Energy Performance Metric
posted by Susann Geithner on Dec 20, 2017, 1:59 pm

Anyone working on a Swiss project I recommend using SIA380, which list the applicable...

German AgBB in LEED version 3 and 4

NC-2009 IEQc4.3: Low-emitting materials - flooring systems
posted by Jens Apel on Dec 12, 2017, 7:36 am

In a LEED v3 project a manufacturer is supplying information that his carpet is complying with AgBB 2015. For LEED v4 this would be sufficient (as far as I know newer standards are accepted). If...

Option 1- ASE

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Sarah Leenknegt on Nov 7, 2017, 9:35 am

Dear all

I just wanted to check to be sure. We are assessing a building in Switzerland with electrochromic glazing. According to ID# 100002149, this counts as automated dynamic facade...

Renewables outside LPB & owned by Project- Campus or no Campus?

NC-v4 EAc5: Renewable energy production
posted by Anne Caminade on Dec 8, 2016, 6:50 am

Hi, We have a new small building on a large industrial site in Switzerland (same owner for the entire site) that we want to certify with LEED Gold (only the new small building) and we have no...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 8, 2016, 12:42 pm

Projects in Europe may use the values defined by EU standards?

CI-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Michael Smithing on Aug 24, 2016, 4:42 am

Does anyone have any idea what these standards are or where they can be found? The European water label gives its highest rating (Green) to WC taps with a flow of 6 liter/minute or less. As the...

Calculation grid for option 2

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Sarah Leenknegt on Sep 18, 2015, 9:40 am


Regarding option 1, there are clear requirements to the calculation grid and evaluation plane. Do the same requirements apply for option 2?



Last reply: Jill Dalglish, PE, Jan 25, 2016, 12:37 pm