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Retail in a large building

Retail-CI-v2009 EAc5: On-Site Renewable Energy
posted by Maria Isabel Conde on Feb 17, 2016, 4:12 pm

We are certifying a small retail store that is almost 5 percent of the total building area. The retail store shares a chilled water plant with the rest of the building. Do I have to model the...

Last reply: Maria Isabel Conde, Apr 8, 2016, 6:51 pm

Rainfall over landscape areas

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Rubén M. R. on Mar 29, 2016, 7:43 pm

Would it be valid to claim 50% potable water reduction for irrigation if I have a landscape area that requires X galons of irrigation during the month of July (according to the LEED form) and I...

Last reply: Kimberly Schlaepfer, Apr 6, 2016, 6:58 pm

Exhaust for Hazardous Material storage

Healthcare-v2009 IEQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Gabriela Crespo on Mar 23, 2016, 5:53 pm

Hi guys!

I have a two part question on the Hazardous Materials Storage ventilation requirements according to ASHRAE 170.

1. Just to clarify, Hazardous Materials refer to any...

Last reply: Gabriela Crespo, Mar 23, 2016, 6:21 pm

No parking place

NC-2009 SSc4.4: Alternative transportation - parking capacity
posted by Alejandro Macias on Feb 19, 2016, 1:46 pm

Hi, I'm starting to work on the certification of a building in a small town in Oaxaca,Mexico.It consists of bedrooms for children so they can stay and attend classes, it is like a Hostel /...

Last reply: Marilyn Specht, Mar 22, 2016, 7:26 pm

Existing Buildings

Pilot-Credits EQpc78: Design for active occupants
posted by Rubén M. R. on Mar 10, 2016, 1:58 am

This pilot credit is an incentive for existing building owners to plan a renovation of unused stairs. I consider this credit a good addition to the rating system as it brings together energy...

Shared underground parking with non LEED certified buildings

Healthcare-v2009 MPR3: Must use a reasonable site boundary
posted by Jorge Lopez de Obeso on Mar 2, 2016, 10:49 am

Our project, a 200,000 sqft CS office tower (much more to the 20% of the total area) shares 3 levels of underground parking lot with two other buildings (Movie theater, shops, restaurants). All...

Naturally Ventilated

NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Alejandro Macias on Feb 24, 2016, 3:24 pm

Hi! I'm working on a one-story dormitory project. The different spaces are naturally ventilated and are in compliance with ASHRAE 62.1 "All must be naturally ventilated spaces within 25 feet of...

Last reply: Andrew Mitchell, P.E., Feb 25, 2016, 11:52 am

Commissioning building areas

CS-2009 EAp1: Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems
posted by gabriel Morales on Feb 23, 2016, 8:32 pm

We have a process of...

Last reply: Scott Bowman, Feb 24, 2016, 12:09 pm

Linen Area

Healthcare-v2009 IEQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Gabriela Crespo on Jan 22, 2016, 12:51 pm

Hi! I have a question regarding the ventilation requirement for the Linen Area, according to the Space Matrix file, there needs to be Outdoor air for this space. My question is, is the Linen Area...

Last reply: Gabriela Crespo, Feb 15, 2016, 10:38 am


NC-2009 IEQc4.1: Low-emitting materials - adhesives and sealants
posted by MARIA ESTHER LAMADRID on Dec 14, 2015, 12:43 pm

How should i classify an elastomeric butyl rubber sealant- sealant tape used in the metal roof

Last reply: Jon Clifford, Feb 2, 2016, 8:32 pm