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BUG rating method for adjustable lighting

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posted by Yami Orduna on Aug 19, 2020, 12:36 pm

Hi, 

I'm workng on a project that is LZ2 and I was wondering I was wondering if I would be able to use the following fixture to uplight some trees ...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Aug 24, 2020, 9:13 am

Uplight under semi-opaque canopy

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Emily Purcell on Jul 27, 2020, 10:50 am

Hi,

I'm working on a project that is evaluating some different facade lighting and canopy options. We are in LZ2, so we can't use the facade lighting uplight exemption. We are using the...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Jul 27, 2020, 1:01 pm

Adjustable luminaries tilt- Option 1 (BUG) Vs Option 2 (Calculation)

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Anna Korinkova on Jul 7, 2020, 10:52 am

Hi, 

I would like to clarify how to characterize adjustable luminaires. 

I the LEED guide, p.212 (Step 7. Gather data on luminaires, Option 2) it is written: 'Show the total lumens...

Last reply: Anna Korinkova, Jul 7, 2020, 11:31 am

BUG rating method

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Michael Smolyansky on Jun 23, 2020, 2:33 pm

1. Question for SSc6 Table 3 : What is meaning "All other luminaires" in Allowed glare rating chapter? Does it mean all luminaires in site oriened properly or not should meet this "G" criteria?...

Last reply: Michael Smolyansky, Jun 26, 2020, 9:28 am

Light Trespass and facade treatment

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Deb Favaretto on Jun 11, 2020, 10:38 am

We have a project with a backlit perforated super-graphic mounted to the face of the exterior wall.  Would this feature be exempt from Light Trespass as a façade treatment if we have an automatic...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jun 12, 2020, 1:42 pm

Light Pollution Reduction

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Arif Azfar Ahmad Sofian on Jun 11, 2020, 10:00 pm

Hi, my project on new factory has football pitch facility on the roof top. Since it is on the higher level, I assume it wouldn't cause any...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jun 12, 2020, 11:56 am

Lighting only for maintenance/service HVAC

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by J Schütz on May 18, 2020, 6:53 am

Dear all,

do lights that are only switched on if a technician has to service the HVAC systems on the roof at night have to be considered for this credit? The HVAC systems are enclosed in a...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, May 22, 2020, 10:29 am

LED strip

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Ilse Dijkstra-Nugteren on Mar 27, 2018, 11:40 am

I have a question about SSc6 and the...

Last reply: Alex Chalenger, May 7, 2020, 3:05 pm

BUG Method

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Heather Holdridge on Apr 9, 2020, 5:38 pm

I'm using the BUG method for this first time to document this credit.  To confirm, is it correct that there is no limit on number of fixtures, so long as the...

Last reply: Heather Holdridge, Apr 10, 2020, 12:14 pm

Uplight- lumens emitted above horizontal

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Amanda Cunningham on Jan 30, 2019, 4:41 pm

Can anyone clarify if the maximum allowed percentage of total lumens emitted above horizontal (by lighting zone) is applied to each individual luminaire or the sum of all lumens from all...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Mar 4, 2020, 2:40 pm