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Optimize energy on Datacenter equipments

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Amine Zeidane on Oct 12, 2018, 11:31 am


An office building project has a small space dedicated to a Datacenter (under 20% of GFA). It was designed to be Tier 3 certified with all the requirements that that entails. (...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 16, 2018, 1:14 pm

Is underground Parking included in Certification fees calculations?

NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Amine Zeidane on Sep 18, 2018, 11:42 am

Deborah Lucking Director of Sustainability Fentress Architects LEEDuser Expert 245 thumbs up September 19, 2018- 11:36 am From a discussion we had in 2016: https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/loading-dock-and-parking-be-counted-gross-floor-area "In ASHRAE-90.1, the definitions of the various types of enclosed “space” to be included in the gross floor area include the note, “Crawlspaces, attics, and parking garages with natural or mechanical ventilation are not considered enclosed spaces.” Typically garages are deemed "unoccupied" and excluded from LEED GFA for fees. Log in or register to post comments ...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Sep 19, 2018, 11:36 am

What are the main topics in construction documents that should include LEED requirements?

NC-v4 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by Amine Zeidane on Sep 18, 2018, 11:49 am

Marcus Sheffer LEED Fellow 7group / Energy Opportunities LEEDuser Expert 5867 thumbs up September 19, 2018- 9:39 am This is not the appropriate forum but I am not sure if there is one, probably a general forum. The construction documents should include all of the strategies being installed in the project that contributes to LEED certification, the front end specifications that outline the LEED requirements for the project and what the contractor needs to do, the commissioning requirements, and any other requirements needed to earn a particular LEED credit. In short the CDs should include everything...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 19, 2018, 9:39 am

Warehouse project failed LEED BD+C certification wants to try again

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Amine Zeidane on Jun 13, 2018, 8:18 am


A Warehouse project failed LEED BD + C certification in 2011 and wants to try again in 2018 with the same Building and for minimum cost.

What are options available ?


Last reply: Paula Melton, Jun 20, 2018, 11:33 am

Data Center Minimum Requirement of 2%

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Amine Zeidane on Jun 18, 2018, 8:40 am


I'm working on an office building with a DataCenter. The Energy Model shows an energy gain of 1,4 % for the Data Center which doesn't achieve the minimum requirement threshold of 2...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 18, 2018, 2:31 pm

Climate Zone for Morocco

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Jean-Baptiste SARFATI on May 31, 2017, 4:05 am


I'm working on a pre-assessment for a project in Morocco and would like to see the minimum wall insulation.
I checked in ASHRAE 90.1-2010 but Morocco is not listed in Table B3...

Last reply: Jean-Baptiste SARFATI, May 31, 2017, 8:54 am