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Using LEEDv2009 form to insert 'other' refrigerant

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Kavita Suresh on Apr 19, 2020, 3:22 am

The refrigerant used on my project is not listed in the LEEDv4 form and as recommended on the FAQ section for this credit I am using the LEEDv2009 form to document compliance.

When I...

Last reply: Kristen Callaway, May 12, 2020, 7:23 am

Direct evaporative cooling contribution to EAc6

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Kelvin Su on Apr 28, 2020, 12:02 pm

We are trying to pursue enhanced refrigerant management  credit for our project which is a manufacturing facility. There are some R410a air condition systems for the office, but majority of the...

Rc value

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Lise Dannesboe on Jun 1, 2018, 10:08 am

Hi

To caluclate the Rc-value we need to know the amount of refrigerant and the cooliing capacity. As LEED v4 puts it:

Rc: Refrigerant Charge
(0.065 to 0.65 kg of refrigerant...

Last reply: Sara ALIA YOUSSOUFI, Jan 8, 2020, 6:04 am

"Commercial Refrigeration" criteria- details requested

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by RDK E&S on Oct 16, 2019, 4:08 pm

Hi, 

I'm working on a manufacturing project that uses refrigeration systems to provide process-related cooling during the manufacturing. What is considered a "commercial refrigeration...

Refrigeration in manufacturing equipment required & details about VRF calculation?

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by RDK E&S on Aug 22, 2019, 4:29 pm

Hello all, 

I'm working on a manufacturing facility that is looking to go for this credit. I have included all HVAC (rooftop units, VRFs, etc.) as well refrigeration systems for a "Cold...

Split System AC in an existing building

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Charles Marshall on Aug 14, 2019, 4:58 pm

We are working on a major renovation project that contains several split system AC units which will be replaced.  The owner doesn't have any record of the refrigerant volume that was charged for...

Default values used in calculator

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by RDK E&S on Aug 13, 2019, 4:52 pm

Are refrigerant GWPr and equipment life (years) typically shown on cutsheets, or are default values sufficient for this credit?

The closest I've seen is a calculator from Trane:...

Last reply: David Hubka, Aug 14, 2019, 4:17 pm

Heat pump with refrigerant

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Maria Porter on Nov 5, 2018, 7:42 am

Hi!
My project has a heat pump, Nibe F1345, and no cooling. The heat pump contains refrigerants, more than 225 g (3.4 kg each). So I should account for them in this credit, right? However,...

Last reply: David Eldridge, Nov 6, 2018, 3:53 pm

R32 Refrigerant

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Yodi Danusastro on Jan 24, 2018, 1:23 pm

Hi all. In the LEED form, the R32 refrigerant is not on the list. How to put it in form? Since its HFC refrigerant, the closest one is R410A, but R32 has better...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Jun 29, 2018, 12:06 pm

EA Enhanced refrigerant management

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Loic Angot on Feb 14, 2018, 2:16 pm

Project location : Canada

Project type : factory

Hi, 

Our project is a factory that produces roofing products, we target LEED v4 silver. The building consists of an office...

Last reply: Ben Stanley, Jun 20, 2018, 7:02 pm