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CS-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by MARIA GARCIA on Feb 4, 2011, 5:51 am

Hi all,
I have read your definition of building footprint (Building footprint is the area on a project site used by the building...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 12:04 am

CS projects should have 75% of GFA to earn this credit?

EBOM-2009 SSc1: LEED Certified Design and Construction
posted by Bazeeth Ahamed Khader Mohamed Ali on Feb 2, 2011, 12:37 am

75% of "leasable area" makes more sense here.
How do we communicate our suggestions to USGBC. Kindly let me know if there is a way.

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 12:03 am

Off site water storage

EBOM-2009 SSc6: Stormwater Quantity Control
posted by Prudence Ferreira on Feb 3, 2011, 6:56 pm

Our project site is a winery that directs stormwater to ponds which are later used for irrigation. The only thing is that the ponds are sometimes considerably distant from the LEED building....

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 11:58 pm

WEp1- Annual Days of Operation

EBOM-2009 WEp1: Minimum Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
posted by susan eguia on Feb 3, 2011, 5:41 pm

Hi,
Can someone please clarify what is the LEED definition for annual days of operation - is it no. of building operated in a year?

Appreciate any assistance.

Thanks,
...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 11:43 pm

Option 1. Project in a LEED C&S precertified building

CI-2009 SSc1: Site Selection
posted by Daniela Castro Salgado on Jan 24, 2011, 4:44 pm

We are trying to certify the interior of our office which is within a LEED precertified project. We will only get certification by the beginning of next year since the entire project is no yet...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 10:50 pm

2 things mat and chemical mixing area

CI-2009 IEQc5: Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control
posted by Sue Barnett on Feb 7, 2011, 4:23 pm

I have a major building entrance in my LEED boundary as well as some exterior entrances to a courtyard- do I need the mats to the courtyard area too?
Then we have restrooms but no janitor...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 10:46 pm

Grade 2-5 Elementary School

Schools-2009 IEQc7.2: Thermal Comfort—Verification
posted by Kimberly Cullinane on Jan 29, 2011, 9:42 pm

Just confirming that we are still eligible for this credit even if our project is a grade 2-5 elementary school. In our case, we would just need to survey all teachers and staff?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 10:07 pm

Sample Calculations

NC-2009 WEc2: Innovative Wastewater Technologies
posted by Craig Phillips on Feb 3, 2011, 5:33 pm

I am finding it hard to locate a 1.0 or a dual flush 1.6/.8 toilet and flushometer. Where did the data come from in the sample calculations? Lyn

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 10:05 pm

Definition of "residential area or neighborhood and more

Schools-2009 SSc2: Development Density and Community Connectivity
posted by Kimberly Cullinane on Jan 29, 2011, 11:53 am

Our school project is located to plenty of basic services in the "downtown" area of a rural community. But, I'm wondering if there is any specific definition of "residential area or neighborhood...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 9:59 pm

Areas between PV panels and mech equipment

NC-2009 SSc7.2: Heat island effect - roof
posted by Vivien Fairlamb on Feb 4, 2011, 12:03 pm

I see that there are rulings about not including...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 9:39 pm