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Low-Impact Refrigerants

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Martha Norbeck on Apr 1, 2021, 1:12 pm

We have dozens of refrigeration/freezer units with Low-Impact refrigerants. R-170, R-290, R-600a. The template doesn't offer this option. It would take an untold number of hours to chase down the...

"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...

Last reply: Kristina Kouyoumdjian, Mar 12, 2021, 4:57 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...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Dec 1, 2020, 7:24 pm

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

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

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...