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NC-v4 EAc4: Demand response
posted by Brightworks Sustainability on Mar 30, 2017, 3:29 pm

Our project is a student dorm on a university campus. The campus generates most of its power with their chilled water and co-generation plants and they purchase very little energy from the local...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 5, 2020, 2:32 pm

Demand Response Program demands 50 kW reduction

NC-v4 EAc4: Demand response
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Aug 11, 2017, 10:28 am

I have a project in New York CIty where the local utility provides a...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 5, 2020, 2:22 pm

Adding Kitchens in the Minimum IAQ Performance Calculator

NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Sep 18, 2020, 2:26 pm

There is no clear selection for kitchens in the occupancy category of the calculator, and yet when I took a look at the IEQ matrix it shows Kitchen spaces are to be included for IEQp1.  No...

Last reply: Andrew Mitchell, P.E., Oct 3, 2020, 3:56 pm

Partially Naturally Conditioned Spaces

Schools-2009 IEQc7.1: Thermal comfort - design
posted by Kelly Beisswanger on Oct 2, 2020, 9:01 am

I'm trying to figure out how to pursue this credit when I have classrooms, a gymnasium, and cafeteria that are only heated with no mechanical cooling. These spaces won't be occupied during the...

stronger feedback loop

Pilot-Credits EQpc114: Learning controls for thermal comfort
posted by Brightworks Sustainability on Oct 1, 2020, 12:44 pm

In implmenting this pilot credit on multiple projects now we have been very pleased with the strengthening of the feedback loop with occupants. Energy savings, occupant comfort, and documented...

SRI for 3+yr-old GRAVEL

NC-2009 SSc7.1: Heat island effect - nonroof
posted by rebecca costanzo on Jun 24, 2019, 3:21 pm

Does anyone have a chart with...

Last reply: Cecile de Villemeur, Oct 1, 2020, 11:44 am

Residential or nonresidential?

CS-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Patricia Brezny on May 2, 2017, 1:33 pm

How are these classified for calculating surrounding...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Sep 30, 2020, 3:44 pm

Timeline to join for project team

Pilot-Credits IPpc90: Social equity within the project team
posted by Christoph Weindl on Sep 25, 2020, 11:27 am

We're pursuing "Social equity within the project team" with Option 2.

Under Requirement, it’s stated that “Certifications/reporting must be publicly accessible, be created within 2 years...

Off-site renewables calculated in Optimized Energy Performance in LEED v4

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Deb Favaretto on Apr 21, 2020, 3:10 pm


Under LEED v4 for BD+C NC, can we count the energy savings from off-site renewables in our Optimized Energy Performance (Option 1) calculations to potentially claim maximum 18 points...

Last reply: Jeff Ross-Bain, PE, LEED Fellow, Sep 25, 2020, 5:55 pm

Dimensional Lumber- category

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Chyanne Husar on Sep 25, 2020, 8:33 am

Does dimensionable lumber used for blocking or support for interior wall partitions considered part of materials to be evaluated for LEM compliance? If so, would it general go under the wall...