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Problem with the Quality Assurance Check Section of the MEPC

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posted by Zeynep Cakir on Dec 19, 2018, 3:25 am

Hi everyone,

We're having problem with the Quality Assurance Check section of the MEPC v05. We write our responses to the identified issues after completing the MEPC, but when we open the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 19, 2018, 9:45 am

Automatic Receptacle Control

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posted by Jan Hesse on Aug 7, 2015, 6:36 am

ASHRAE 90.1-2010 8.4.2 states, that 50% of all 125 volt 15- and 20-Ampere receptacle outlets in private offcies, open offices and computer classrooms shall be automatically switched off when the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 18, 2018, 3:08 pm

Exterior lighting

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posted by Santiago Sanchez Sanchez on Nov 14, 2018, 10:24 am

Hello,

I am currently working on a residential project looking for certification under LEED V4.

The interior areas will be most apartment spaces, these apartments have balconies. In...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 10, 2018, 12:45 pm

Fixed costs

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posted by Justyna Gładysz on Dec 6, 2018, 10:53 am

Hi everyone,

Should we include fixed costs in calculating the costs of energy consumption? Fixed costs are in $ / kW, and variable costs are in $ /...

Last reply: Justyna Gładysz, Dec 7, 2018, 10:36 am

Automatic Receptacle Controls in 'open offices'

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posted by Kavita Karmarkar on Nov 29, 2018, 9:38 am

The following process load requirement for Automatic Receptacle controls mentions 'open office'. 

 "At least 50% of all 125 volt 15 and 20 Amper receptacles installed in private offices,...

Last reply: Kavita Karmarkar, Nov 29, 2018, 2:03 pm

LEED v4.1 & ASHRAE 90.1-2016

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posted by David Hubka on Nov 27, 2018, 12:39 pm

LEED v4.1 references ASHRAE 90.1-2016 for the energy model.

looks like the baseline energy modeling values are tp be taken from Appendix G while the design team mandatory provisions are...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 29, 2018, 10:29 am

ASHRAE 90.1 Lighting Controls

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posted by Charalampos Giannikopoulos on Nov 15, 2018, 7:38 am

Section 9.4.1.3 requires that lighting shall be controlled by one or more devices that automatically reduce lighting power of each luminaire by a minimum of 30% when there is no activity detected...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 20, 2018, 1:54 pm

Cleanroom Chase Area Classification

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posted by Michael Hill on Nov 8, 2018, 2:37 pm

I am wondering if anyone knows if a cleanroom return chase would be counted in the conditioned floor area for determining the primary system type for ASHRAE 90.1. There is no intent to condition...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 8, 2018, 3:03 pm

"with errata but without addenda"

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posted by Alfonzo Collins on Nov 7, 2018, 10:58 am

The LEED v3 reference book already refers to ASHRAE 90.1 "with errata but without addenda."  The v4 book only says "with errata."  Does that imply that all addenda to ASHRAE 90.1 must be followed...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 7, 2018, 11:26 am

alternative energy codes

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posted by Alfonzo Collins on Nov 6, 2018, 4:32 pm

I understand the energy model is based on ASHRAE 90.1, but is the LEED project building required to follow ASHRAE 90.1 as the energy code?  Here in NYC, we are allowed to follow either ASHRAE 90....

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 7, 2018, 11:13 am