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ND-Plan-v4 GIBp2: Minimum building energy performance
posted by Tim Nabholz on Sep 29, 2020, 6:40 pm

Hi All,

The following is noted in the reference guide after Option 2:

AND For new single family residential buildings and new lowrise multifamily buildings, 90% of the...

Last reply: Tim Nabholz, Sep 30, 2020, 1:55 pm

Extraction distance to factory and distance from factory to construction site.

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by cedric grenier on Sep 29, 2020, 9:51 am

Hi, I'm having a little bit of trouble understanding exactly what distance they're asking for. It may sound like a bad question but it's an itch I need to scratch.

So we call steel from a...

FAR of a retail unit within a Multi-Use Building

ND-Plan-v4 NPDc2: Compact development
posted by Tim Nabholz on Sep 28, 2020, 6:00 pm

Is there another way to count the...

Last reply: Eliot Allen, Sep 28, 2020, 7:27 pm

Number of Commissioning Agents

LEED Canada Forum
posted by Dola Onajin on Sep 24, 2020, 11:25 am

Is it okay to have more than one independent...

Non-electric and electric energy use for the Renewable Energy credit version 4.1

CI-v4.1 EAc4: Renewable energy
posted by Ana Maria Escobar Cardenas on Jul 22, 2020, 9:16 am


I am doing a substitution of the Renewable Energy (Green Power) credit to version 4.1 for a Commercial Interior project. 
I used TABLE 2....

Last reply: Boone Jones, Sep 15, 2020, 1:24 pm

No cooling tower in design but core and shell spaces modeled as neutral with cooling tower in energy model.

Pilot-Credits WEpc94: No Cooling Tower
posted by Chris Yates on Sep 7, 2018, 9:48 am

A project I am working on meets all the requirements for the design (no cooling tower, no use of the latent heat of the evaporative cooling of water, no cooling from a District cooling system)....

Last reply: Maureen Drullard, Aug 25, 2020, 3:09 pm

How many units needed for air testing.

Mid-Rise-v4 EQc2: Contaminant control
posted by Jillian Hansen on Aug 10, 2020, 4:00 pm

I am working on a project that has one ventilation system and each of the 6 floors are less than 25,000SF. Going by the reference guide there are three options for number of units needed to be...

SSc4 Surveying Staff Throughout Building

EBOM-2009 SSc4: Alternative Commuting Transportation
posted by Alexis Doyle on Aug 9, 2019, 12:55 pm


We are looking to complete an alternative commuting survey at a building owner and the property owner has suggested that we tour the building, visiting each office and survey people...

Last reply: Patrick Murisset, Jun 16, 2020, 2:40 pm

Management Plan Addressing How Pollution and Eutrophication of Waterways Would Be Minimized through Operational Changes

NC-2009 SSc6.2: Stormwater design - quality control
posted by Sandra Lester on Jun 8, 2020, 7:59 am

We have been asked by the CaGBC to provide a management plan addressing how pollution and eutrophication of waterways would be minimized through operational changes. As required in the LEED...

Insulation calculation by surface area

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Marie-Christine Morin on Apr 24, 2020, 8:24 am

Hi all,

The guide says that at least 75% of all insulation, by cost or surface area, meets the...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Jun 7, 2020, 4:19 pm