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Light Pollution for Large Project Boundaries

Warehouses-EBOM-v4.1 SSc3: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Rick Fox on Aug 18, 2023, 10:31 am

I manage a 550k square foot warehouse operating at 24/7.  All of our building lights, are LED and point down at the ground.   Our pole lights are LED also and point down at a 45 degree angle to...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Sep 1, 2023, 8:57 am

Ozone Testing Protocol

CI-v4.1 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by David MacLean on Aug 31, 2023, 1:16 pm

Is the OSHA ID-214 testing method a USGBC / GBCI approved / accepted testing protocol for Ozone.

Reviewer Comments about Global Regions on EPD's?

NC-v4.1 MRc2: Environmental Product Declarations
posted by Candice Rogers on Aug 31, 2023, 9:50 am

Hello -

Has anyone encountered review comments from thier EPD's about "global regions" not being specified?  
"The global region is not indicated on the EPD for the Knauf Eco Batt...

Last reply: Candice Rogers, Aug 31, 2023, 11:44 am

Sediment-laden runoff/Non compliance with IEPA permit- reporting

NC-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Taylor Gawthorp-Cruse on Aug 30, 2023, 2:57 pm

The project has an ECS plan in place for construction, silt fences etc. There was a large rain event and ultimately the City observed and documented sediment-laden runoff leaving the site and...

Last reply: Taylor Gawthorp-Cruse, Aug 31, 2023, 11:17 am

University/Campus Setting

Pilot-Credits SSpc129: Comprehensive Composting
posted by Atlas Turner on Mar 30, 2023, 3:38 pm

Hi All,

Our project is on a University Campus. The campus has already implemented onsite comprehensive composting and has an active contract with the compost hauler. The campus is not...

Last reply: Aileen Orr, Aug 30, 2023, 12:53 pm

food scrap vs compost

Pilot-Credits SSpc129: Comprehensive Composting
posted by Brightworks Sustainability on Aug 29, 2023, 3:44 pm

One thing to consider, at least in California, is how to compost both food scrap and plant materials in commercial offices? For example the City of Sunnyvale requires food scrap composting in...

Onsite and Offsite Both?

Pilot-Credits SSpc83: Offsite Financial Support for Habitat Protection
posted by Umesh Atre on Aug 25, 2023, 1:09 pm

Hi - Are projects that are pursuing the onsite habitat protection/restoration credit allowed to go for this Pilot in addition, or is this considered to be an alternate compliance path only?...

Last reply: Marine Petrosyan, Aug 29, 2023, 8:02 am

Documentation Clarification

Mid-Rise-v4 EQc7: Low-emitting products
posted by Patty Lloyd on Aug 25, 2023, 2:24 pm

So clarifying that for compliance with this credit, documentation that the product is complianct with CDPH v1.2 is enough?

We don't have to provide both emissions certificate and...

Open Space and Vegetated space calculation

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Kavita Karmarkar on Jun 12, 2018, 12:12 pm

Hi all,

If I have 100 acres of site area, I need 30 acres (30% of 100 acres) open space and out of that, 25% of 30 acres  which is 7.5 acres must be vegetated open space. Provided that the...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Aug 25, 2023, 8:32 am

WE Indoor water use reduction- Detention facility requirements

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Lawrence Rennell on Feb 28, 2023, 4:42 pm

We are currently working on 2 small detention facilities (25 beds and 60 beds). Both projects are new construction and are not Retail, school, or hospitality projects. Only residential...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Aug 25, 2023, 8:26 am