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District energy

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Erin Holdenried on Feb 8, 2022, 11:23 am

For projects with district energy, such as chilled water and steam, would this energy need to be included in the electricity usage of the project?  Such as if the chilled water is produced with...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 8, 2022, 1:34 pm

International project- no Green-e certified energy

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Victoria Rios Esteve on Jun 30, 2021, 11:57 pm

Hi everyone! 

We are working on a LEED BD+C NC2009 certification of a project based in Buenos Aires. Our client owns an off-site...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 1, 2021, 7:28 pm

Energy Consumption- Gas + Electricity + Energy Generated on-site

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by CT G on Jun 28, 2021, 10:06 am

We're submitting a project where we have 42% of electricity and 58% of gas consumption. And out of 42% of electricity consumption, 9.2% is generated on-site.

Do we have to purchase 35%...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 28, 2021, 10:25 am

Threshold to Achieve 1 Point?

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Aurora Smith on May 29, 2020, 10:14 am

We're submitting in v2009 and the form indicates that "Must be at least 35% for credit compliance and at least 70% to earn exemplary performance." 35% achieves 2 points though and we're...

Last reply: Aurora Smith, Jun 5, 2020, 11:12 am

Median Electrical Intensity definition

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 8, 2019, 9:45 am

Dear All,

In what relates to credit EA C6 and following option 2 (Estimate baseline electricity use) for an Office Building, we are considering using a non-default median electrical...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 8, 2019, 10:15 am

exemplary performance in v6 form

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Elizabeth Eason on Mar 22, 2016, 12:08 pm

Is the exemplary performance point still available? The new form v6 does not have the option for selecting exemplary performance. The ID credits do not have EAc6 as an option in the pull down...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Sep 11, 2019, 1:12 pm

Local utility using green power sources

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Emily Purcell on Sep 25, 2018, 5:07 pm

Curious if anyone has submitted this strategy, successfully or not, or has any other insight - I took over this project after construction documentation was finished so I'm not sure what the...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Jun 6, 2019, 10:31 am

credit for renewables on site?

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Melissa Merryweather on Apr 19, 2016, 5:30 am

Some of the credit language mentions renewables generated on site. We are generating 29.9% of our energy annually from renewables. Can we get this counted towards the 35% or is it the case that...

Last reply: Courtney Royal, Oct 22, 2018, 2:47 pm

Additional requirements- Guarantees of Origin (GOs)

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Jens Apel on Oct 6, 2016, 5:34 am

The European ACP for EAc6 states:
"Guarantees of Origin (GOs) are an acceptable equivalent to the...

Last reply: FABIO VIERO, Feb 19, 2018, 5:29 am

New renewable energy that is not double counted- enough?

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Maria Porter on Feb 6, 2018, 3:40 am

Another question for another project: The project has purchased shares in a new solar park, Sweden’s biggest when it’s finished. They have bought 100 % of the project’s electricity need for the...