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IEQp2 – ETS Control: Tracer Gas Testing as an Alternative to Blower Door Testing

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posted by on Feb 20, 2020, 3:01 pm

Hi, we are having issues passing our blower door tests and have been presented with the alternative compliance path below, does anyone have experience with this approach?

Tracer gas...

Signage at Campus Entrance vs. Building Entrance

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Joseph Snider on Sep 24, 2019, 4:37 pm

We have a project where we have already been through one round of review.  Reviewer wants the signage, as expected.  The entire campus is no smoking and it says that when you drive on to campus...

Last reply: Allen Cornett, Jan 17, 2020, 2:42 pm

No Smoking Signage changed after Design Review Submission

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Yifan Li on Jul 26, 2019, 12:05 pm

Hi,

We have finished the design review phase and got IEQp2 approved. We wonder will that be allowed by...

Last reply: Yifan Li, Jul 26, 2019, 12:44 pm

Condo Building with EXTREMELY small units- around 400 sf

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Stacy Smedley on May 20, 2019, 12:14 pm

We are performing blower door tests on a condo project with units as small as 400 sf. The testing firm has indicated that the requirements for compliance are unreasonable and very challenging on...

Signage required at all building entrances?

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Mike Fortier on Jan 11, 2017, 10:01 am

Hello,

I'm working on a large building with over 20 separate entrances/exits that are adjacent to public sidewalks and plaza areas. The owner is concerned that placing 20 no-smoking signs...

Last reply: Yifan Li, Apr 30, 2019, 4:52 pm

Not complying with Smoking ban

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Wioletta Simlat on Nov 26, 2018, 9:09 am

Hi all,

I have a question that consider already certified buildings that do not comply with the ETS credit. As it is one of the K/O credits, if a building do not comply with it, is it...

Last reply: Dustin Norton, Nov 26, 2018, 10:37 am

Certification required to perform pressure differential test?

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posted by Vanessa Nelson on Nov 8, 2018, 5:49 pm

Is a certification required to perform the pressure differential test? I'm wondering if it needs to be done by a specialty testing company or can it be done by the Mechanical Sub? This is for...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 8, 2018, 6:30 pm

Progressive Sampling Protocol for the Blower Door test

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Melissa Merryweather on May 10, 2018, 5:22 am

I've tried to access the Residential Manual for Compliance with California’s 2001 Energy Efficiency Standards but the website page is no longer accessible on line. Does anyone know what the...

Smoking prohibited on property

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posted by Erin Holdenried on Apr 13, 2018, 7:16 pm

We have a project where smoking is prohibited on the property, is it acceptable for signage to read "No smoking at this property"?  Saying "No smoking within 25ft" would be counter to the...

Last reply: David Hubka, Apr 17, 2018, 12:34 pm

ETS Blower Door Test- Suite Preparation

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posted by Mohammad Fakoor on Jan 10, 2018, 2:21 pm

Hello Everyone,

I am doing a blower door test for a LEED project (LEED NC 2009), and I was wondering if you could kindly make some comments on the requirements of the suite preparation to...