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NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Jorge Mato Rial on Jun 26, 2017, 11:00 am

Hello Everyone!
I am working in a project, which includes the following types of surfaces:
-Impervious roof areas
-Garden areas
-Impervious vehicle circulation areas...

Last reply: Michael DeVuono, Jul 14, 2017, 10:45 am

Irrigation type definitions

NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Jens Apel on Jul 13, 2017, 9:37 am

Does anyone know if there are definitions for the different irrigation types? Especially the differences between the two drip types would be of interested.
Thanks, Jens

STC rating for the combination office- hallway

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Florian Schmidtchen on Jun 2, 2017, 11:24 am

Dear all,
I have a question according to meet the composite sound transmission class (STCC) ratings listed in Table 1:
Do we have to meet the...

Waste Heat from Landfill Gas Plant

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Aaron Luthien on May 10, 2017, 11:10 am

Hello all,

We have an office project which utilizes waste heat from the neighbor landfill gas plant. The plant and office is owned by the same company. The plant produces electricity from...

Last reply: Aaron Luthien, May 26, 2017, 10:48 am

Minimum Energy Performance

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Alexandra Mazzoni on May 23, 2017, 9:18 am

I have a question regarding equivalent standards : Is there an USGBC approved equivalent standard for projects located in France ?

Many thanks in advance for your assistance...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 24, 2017, 12:09 pm

Tenant Area Modeling

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Aaron Luthien on May 5, 2017, 8:45 am

Hello all,

We have a C&S office project where the owner prepares technical infrastructure for VRF heating cooling system in tenant area. All tenants are obligated to use VRF system...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 5, 2017, 9:45 am

Taxi service to function as private shuttles

NC-2009 SSc4.1: Alternative transportation - public transportation access
posted by Dustin Schoen on Mar 29, 2017, 9:42 am

Our project is located in an urban environment, we are just a few yards short of fulfilling the requirements. Our project is expected to have as little as 5 FTEs, potentially even less. Do you...

Last reply: Kathryn West, Apr 3, 2017, 9:05 pm

ATES in combination with HP

NC-v4 EAc5: Renewable energy production
posted by Ydo Schuuring on Feb 3, 2017, 5:09 am

We would like achieve points for the credit: Renewable Energy Production. The design team is considering an Aquifer Therma Energy Storage (ATES) in combination with a heatpump.
Does this...

Last reply: David Eldridge, Mar 17, 2017, 6:18 pm

Clear definition for interior/exterior needed

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Björn Schön on Feb 17, 2017, 1:58 am

The Definition of interior/exterior in the LOW-EMITTING MATERIALS credit is a bit confusing for me. What is exaclty defined as a waterproofing membrane or air- and water-resistive barrier...

Last reply: Michelle Halle Stern, Feb 19, 2017, 12:49 am

Emission tests for 2-component epoxy flooring systems

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Björn Schön on Feb 15, 2017, 8:59 am

According to the LEED v.4 credits, it is possible to use different emission tests outside the US to comply with the requirements.

AgBB and DiBt testing method (2010) are mentioned there....

Last reply: Björn Schön, Feb 17, 2017, 1:40 am