Log in
Forum » SITES Discussion Forum

Sliding Glass Door

Homes-v4 EAc9: Windows
posted by Filemon Kapuno on Feb 4, 2018, 10:15 am

I have a bungalow unit (single Storey hous) with 3 bedrooms. And each bedroom opens to a Zen Garden of Native plants using a Sliding Glass Door. My question is, are they going to consider the...

Last reply: Lyle Axelarris, Mar 4, 2021, 4:08 pm

baseline ventilation rate for DOAS system

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by X. Chen on Mar 3, 2021, 8:30 pm

Hi, we have a DOAS system in the design and our baseline system is Sys#8,...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Mar 4, 2021, 4:00 pm

Single-zone System (exception 'b' to G3.1.1) dealing with

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Ale g on Mar 2, 2021, 8:24 am

How do you deal with exception (b) to G3.1.1?

Do you apply a single-zone system (1) to spaces that have a COOLING or HEATING PEAK LOADS that differ more than 31.2 W/m2 to other spaces...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Mar 4, 2021, 3:51 pm

Hot-water design supply and return temperature difference

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Przemysław Rejczak on Feb 22, 2021, 10:11 am

Dear Everyone,

I got a comment for one of our project which in my opinion is not ccompatibe with ASHRAE. We do not have much time for the response, so I decided to ask about it here.


Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Mar 4, 2021, 3:34 pm

Definition "individual energy end use"?

NC-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Lise Dannesboe on Jan 6, 2017, 5:58 am

Hi, i went though all the comments on this forum and cannot really find a clear answer to the question i have when i read the sentence: "any individual energy end uses that represent 10% or more...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 4, 2021, 9:38 am

Particulate Measurements for V4.1

NC-v4.1 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Sharon Bessa on Mar 3, 2021, 5:51 pm

I have been advised that the TSI Dust-Trak DRX can now be used for the particulate measurements.

Has anyone used this successfully (gained certification)?

Is it acceptable to use...

Compliance to Type III PS EPD

NC-v4.1 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Melinda Orova on Mar 4, 2021, 8:02 am

Hi everyone!

Hope you're doing great.

I'd like to ask if the following EPD fulfills the requirement of Type III EPD PS with external verification?

Thanks a lot!


ASHRAE Standard for Hospitality project

Hospitality-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nikos Tsitsikas on Mar 4, 2021, 7:50 am

Hi all,

We are working on a v4 Hospitality project which consists of various single-storey bungalows. Would you please advise on which ASHRAE Standard should be used? Would that be 90.1 or...

Interior Lighting Dimming controls in Multi-use spaces

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Summer Gorder on Mar 3, 2021, 5:20 pm

The interior lighting of our projects has 3 zones for dorm rooms, but has dimming with manual on/ automatic off controls. There are also daylight zones. Can the dimming meet the 3 lighting levels...

Last reply: Glenn Heinmiller, Mar 3, 2021, 6:54 pm

Elevators in the Proposed

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Isabel Santos on Feb 26, 2021, 2:59 pm

I am currently computing the elevators' energy consumption in the baseline according to Table G3.1, section 16. After assessing the total peak elevator motor power per car, as Design Builder (...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 3, 2021, 10:55 am