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EBOM-v4 SSc4: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by David Lazaro on Mar 23, 2017, 11:28 am


We have a very singular high-rise Project in the city centre. The light levels around the whole boundary are quite high, so we are thinking about pursuing Option 2 because the...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jun 9, 2017, 11:47 am


EBOM-v4 SSc5: Site management
posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on Jun 5, 2017, 3:29 pm

There are contradictory studies related to the use of glisofat as a herbicide. Would spraying with a mixture containing 30% glifosat be an aceptable practice?

Last reply: Trista Brown, Jun 6, 2017, 11:22 am

IBR, Institut für Baubiologie in Rosenheim

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on May 5, 2017, 4:11 am

Can we consider the IBR (Institut für Baubiologie in Rosenheim) an approved seal which is compliance with LEED v4 requirement for...

Last reply: Reinhard Oppl, May 18, 2017, 5:56 am

Solvent Cement Adhesive for PVC pipes

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on May 9, 2017, 8:24 am

We are trying to find a specific adhesive for PVC pipes.

It should be a "Medium Bodied Rigid PVC Solvent cement for large diameters and elevated temperatures (>35°C)"

Has anyone...

Last reply: Scott Steady, May 9, 2017, 12:18 pm

ID+C v4- Existing Office Building: Lighitng & Envelope

CI-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Marc Maso on Apr 12, 2017, 10:00 am

We are doing a ID+C in a existing building, where the lighting and the envelope are the original ones. We doesn't modified this items.

The original lighting (W/ft2) is better than the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 1, 2017, 10:04 am

Indoor plants planted in the ground

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Albert Sagrera on Apr 10, 2017, 12:10 pm

Good afternoon,
We are analyzing a building that in addition to having an outside green area and a green roof, will also have plants planted in the ground inside the building, without...

Last reply: April Brown, Apr 27, 2017, 1:50 pm

Lots and open space question

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Albert Sagrera on Apr 3, 2017, 11:17 am


We are wondering if a future building occupying two different plots can be
considered as a single LEED project or not.

In the case that it is considered as a single...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Apr 3, 2017, 11:45 am

LCA calculation

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on Mar 23, 2017, 2:10 pm

1- When performing a LCA calculation for the envelope and...

Last reply: Panu Pasanen, Mar 27, 2017, 9:21 am

Daylight and quality views measurement in a special building

EBOM-v4 EQc5: Daylight and quality views
posted by Ana Villarroya on Mar 13, 2017, 5:39 am

We're working on a case of a building complex that aims to achieve a LEED certification within some years. The complex is a sanctuary, and it includes several hospitality buildings and a shrine....

Last reply: TODD REED, Mar 13, 2017, 7:53 am

FTE is linked to IEQc6.1 and IEQc6.2- Healthcare buildings

NC-2009 IEQc6.2: Controllability of systems - thermal comfort
posted by VICTOR MORENO on Apr 6, 2016, 5:47 am

In our Healthcare project, there are different workers during the morning, afternoon and evening, with a time of 8 hours each.

If I count the...

Last reply: Ben Stanley, Mar 8, 2017, 7:10 pm