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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...

Last reply: Jean Marais, Nov 20, 2020, 5:06 am

EAc6 Enhanced Refrigerant Management

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Roshni Lad on Sep 18, 2020, 3:06 pm

Hello,

I am working on a New Construction project - a community center, certifying under LEED v4. 

I am pretty new with LEED projects and trying to identify whether the HVAC systems...

Last reply: Daniel Davis, Nov 10, 2020, 4:58 pm

Enhanced Refrigerant Management- TRANE Calculator Issues

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Daniel Davis on Oct 29, 2020, 11:03 am

Project: 3-story student housing in Danville, KY

We are attempting to fill out the "Multiple Units" tab on the TRANE-provided calculator.  The file defaults to 6 columns of possible...

EAc6

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Anna Kaelin on Sep 18, 2020, 2:59 pm

Hello,

I am working on a New Construction project - a community center, certifying under LEED v4. 

I am pretty new with LEED projects and trying to identify whether the HVAC systems...

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

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