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Schools-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Robert Oetting on Dec 16, 2010, 8:10 am

When using the protecting 50% of the site to meet this requirement. What is the definition of "protect". Does this mean placing in a land conservation easement or other legal means of holding...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Jan 14, 2011, 11:25 am

LT Bicycle Network, Storage and Changing Rooms

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posted by Linda Smithe on Jan 14, 2011, 11:24 am

Under Bicycle Network: Define "all-weather route".
Also, "....designated for completion within the fiscal year that the constructing organization finalizes plans." Consider making this 2...

IP Integrated Process

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posted by Linda Smithe on Jan 14, 2011, 11:08 am

Under Concept Design Integrated Workshop: This indicates ‘at least 4 of the following skill sets..’.Which seems fair. Consider adding Landscape Architect, and Commissioning Agent to the list....

School with Total Ban...How many signs?

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Jean Marais on Nov 29, 2010, 9:14 am

We have a total ban policy.

I've taken ASHRAE 62.1's 25mm (1") minimum text size as the Norm for No Smoking Signs requirement (even though the requirement is for "smoking allowed" signs)....

Last reply: Jean Marais, Jan 14, 2011, 10:55 am

LEED outside the US

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posted by Nicolas Galiotto on Jan 14, 2011, 10:07 am

Hi all,

I've been working mainly on LEED projects outside the US (AUS+DK). I'm afraid I have to say we have met numerous problems not directly connected to the level of Energy and...

Last reply: Nicolas Galiotto, Jan 14, 2011, 10:43 am

EAP1 Commissioning flexibility for small projects?

NC-2009 EAp1: Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems
posted by Jennifer Marston on Jan 13, 2011, 1:53 pm

Hello,
Our NC building will be approximately 15,000 sq ft, and at the low end of...

Last reply: Scott Bowman, Jan 14, 2011, 10:24 am

Pre-Approval Process

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posted by Jeremy Poling on Jan 12, 2011, 10:21 am

Technical Director HPDC LEEDuser Expert 11436 thumbs up January 12, 2011- 4:24 pm Randall, good to have you on the forum.I heard via email from someone who was wondering about the credential renewal process....

Last reply: Dave Intner, Jan 14, 2011, 3:57 am

Supplemental HVAC package units- Need testing?

EBOM-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
posted by Alice Cook on Jan 10, 2011, 2:03 pm

We have a building with four main...

Last reply: Patty Breech, Jan 13, 2011, 8:36 pm

Sedum plants vs. native plants and irrigation

NC-2009 SSc7.2: Heat island effect - roof
posted by Aliesa Adelman on Jan 13, 2011, 10:16 am

If pursuing this credit only, not 5.1 or 5.2, does the vegetation for a green roof need to be native/adaptive. We would like to use an extensive or ultra extensive roof with sedums and grasses,...

Last reply: Susan Walter, Jan 13, 2011, 4:39 pm

Compliant Exterior lighting and security cameras

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Kelly Pimmel on Jan 13, 2011, 4:16 pm

I'm working on a project currently that requires exterior security cameras. During a review process it came up that our current Light Pollution compliant exterior lighting design might not...