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NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Jeff Riggs on Jan 21, 2011, 4:14 pm

We are working on a materials recycling facility that will be comprised of a two story office building (administration) and a large materials handling space (100,000 sf+) that is attached. The...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 8, 2011, 9:25 am

How long does the monthly monitoring last for?

Pilot-Credits WEpc17: Cooling tower water use
posted by William Wong on Jan 26, 2011, 10:58 pm

One of the mentioned requirements is to report results of the amount of potable water used, microbiological levels, blowdown and corrosion on monthly basis, but for how long after occupancy?

Last reply: Christina Macken, Feb 8, 2011, 9:24 am

LEED-CS for apartment

CS-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Chaan Ah Bahk on Feb 7, 2011, 4:54 am

We are looking forward to pursue LEED for an apartment building(only residential, of which each residential units will be sold to different tenants.
We are wondering whether this case can...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 8, 2011, 8:42 am

10% exemption?

EBOM-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
posted by Alice Cook on Jan 26, 2011, 5:43 pm

I'm unclear if 10% of space can be exempted for this prerequisite. Could someone clarify this? We have a project where we have several retail spaces on the ground floor of an office high rise...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 8:37 am

Natural Ventilation

EBOM-2009 IEQc1.2: IAQ Best Management Practices—Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring
posted by Melissa Young on Jan 31, 2011, 10:37 am

Our building is mostly naturally ventilated. One of the seven floors, however, has a central air system installed that serves three densely occupied conference rooms. Which case (or cases) do we...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 8:26 am

commissioning after project is complete?

NC-2009 EAp1: Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems
posted by Matthew VanSweden on Jan 21, 2011, 9:08 pm

we have an existing bldg. remodel project that has received certificate of substantial completion. this project had a very aggressive, ultra-fast track schedule and in order to get everything...

Last reply: Matthew VanSweden, Feb 8, 2011, 8:13 am

No BAS.

EBOM-2009 IEQc2.3: Occupant Comfort—Thermal Comfort Monitoring
posted by Melissa Young on Jan 31, 2011, 10:43 am

As it says above, achieving this credit without a BAS is difficult. What exactly needs to be done if we don't have a BAS? Is it enough to install temperature and humidity sensors in occupied...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 12:28 am

Definition of On-Site

EBOM-2009 EAc4: On-Site and Off-Site Renewable Energy
posted by Richard Navarro on Jan 26, 2011, 1:56 pm

We received our comments back and they questioned our on-site energy use. We have a co-generation unit that takes the methane gas from the landfill to produce energy.

The reviewers...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 12:25 am

ASHRAE 90.1 vs T-24 in california

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Lance Collins on Jan 27, 2011, 4:24 am

Question: I am working on a new LEED-NC project in california that is using a modular/prefab construction type with mechanical systems that do not require permits via the T-24 code. The...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 12:19 am

Carpool dropoff area- for teachers or parents/students?

Schools-2009 SSc4.3: Alternative transportation - low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
posted by Renee Shirey on Jan 24, 2011, 11:47 am

Is the assumption that this area is to be designed for parents/students, or for teachers carpooling to work? Depending on the layout of the site, separation of bus drop-off from student drop-off...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 12:16 am