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Open-Grid Pavement 50% Unbound? How to Calculate?

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posted by Marine Petrosyan on Aug 24, 2023, 6:16 am

Hi, Team!

Can you please help me understand, how the 50% unbound is calculated for the open-grid pavement? 

I know the guideline does not provide the methodology, and I am mostly...

V4- SSc5- Heat Island Reduction- occupiable roofs

CS-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Thomas Gibbons on Sep 14, 2018, 10:26 am

Hi folks,

SSc5 - Heat Island Reduction

Core & Shell V4

Working on an office project with occupiable roofs on floors 3 – 8.  Each outdoor patio consists of green...

Last reply: Jan Chlubna, Mar 3, 2023, 12:09 pm

Total Roof Area vs. Total Applicable Roof Area

CS-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by James Jin on Nov 16, 2022, 10:18 am

Hi all,

I'm a little confused about which "Roof Area" to use in the equation for this credit. In the credit requirements, the right side of the equation is Total Site Paving Area + Total...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 9, 2023, 12:39 am

Future Solar Panels on Roof

CS-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by James Jin on Sep 16, 2022, 11:55 am

Hi all,

I am working on a project with rooftop solar panels planned. A portion of the solar panels will be initially installed during building construction, and the rest will be installed...

Last reply: James Jin, Sep 16, 2022, 1:08 pm

SRI for a GREENHOUSE

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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

Wood decking on roof

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posted by Maria Porter on Sep 21, 2021, 8:04 am

Has anybody had success in getting an...

Total project paving area

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posted by Shane Doyle on Aug 31, 2020, 12:56 pm

Hi,

I am just looking for some guidance please in relation to the credit upload form for the Heat Island Reduction credit.

In the form section "Summary of Heat Island Reduction...

Last reply: britany weel, May 10, 2021, 3:57 pm

Vegetated Roof and Roof Planters

CS-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Lou Niles II on Nov 8, 2019, 2:22 pm

We have a project with a Roof / Terrace space. This space has turf areas and also some Planters; along with the walkable "pavers" and concrete areas. There are also some shade Structures on this...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 4, 2020, 11:20 pm

Under building Parking roof area calculations

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posted by Timo Rintala on Jan 28, 2020, 3:24 am

We have had recent guide from USGBC, that also in case of under building parking roof...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 3, 2020, 4:57 pm

Roof with reflective waterproofing down Deck floor

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posted by Mauricio Ramirez on Feb 24, 2020, 5:21 pm

Hi there Manager

I have a project where the architect wants proposal a deck floor on a roof. This roof the employees can take a break, but the deck floor is dark and it is a...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 28, 2020, 12:14 am