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Classroom/Lab exhaust fans

Schools-2009 IEQp3: Minimum Acoustical Performance
posted by Keelan Kaiser on Jan 11, 2011, 10:17 am

For science labs that have room exhaust fans, how are they considered in the context of background noise? Are they excluded because of infrequent use, or are they typically required to be...

Last reply: Daniel Hicks, Jan 11, 2011, 11:58 am

10% exemption and sampling

EBOM-2009 IEQc2.3: Occupant Comfort—Thermal Comfort Monitoring
posted by Wendy Gibson on Nov 5, 2010, 6:21 pm

On the first floor of our building we have restaurants that have their own HVAC system and maintain their own tempatures. The only thing we do is bill them their electricity. Can we exclude them...

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Jan 11, 2011, 11:13 am

LEED NC TO LEED OM

EBOM-2009 WEc2: Additional Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
posted by Avkash Patel on Dec 15, 2010, 5:01 pm

My building initially received one LEED point for Water Use reduction of 20% under LEED NC V2 however, after looking at the original documentation it shows that the actual reduction was 25.2%...

Last reply: Avkash Patel, Jan 11, 2011, 11:10 am

RH sensors in the building- where required?

Schools-2009 IEQc10: Mold Prevention
posted by Barbara McCrary on Dec 22, 2010, 4:13 pm

I am wondering if anyone has experience with this credit, and where the RH sensors are required. We typically integrate them with the thermostat, however, we do not have a thermostat in every...

Last reply: Michelle Halle Stern, Jan 11, 2011, 11:03 am

Purchases on a campus with 1 central office space

EBOM-2009 MRc1: Sustainable Purchasing—Ongoing Consumables
posted by Jessica Jones on Dec 16, 2010, 1:15 pm

I am hoping that I can get some advice on the following scenario:

There is a campus of multi family residential housing buildings (say 5 for calculations sake), all owned by the same...

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Jan 11, 2011, 10:54 am

Fire Retarder

NC-2009 IEQc4.2: Low-emitting materials - paints and coatings
posted by KC Rat on Jul 1, 2010, 1:18 pm

We are to use a fire retarder paint to protect structural steel from fire in one of our projects. Which category this fire retarding coating / paint falls in? My intention is to find the allowed...

Last reply: Michelle Halle Stern, Jan 11, 2011, 10:38 am

Interior Vegetation? 5%

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by John Ida on Nov 22, 2010, 9:16 pm

Our project is considering installing internal gardens or Living Walls with the potential of meeting 5% of the building site area. Due to parking configuration, it will not be possible to make...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 11, 2011, 9:48 am

Bicycle Storage- Is there any exception?

NC-2009 SSc4.2: Alternative transportation - bicycle storage and changing rooms
posted by Werner Sobek on Jan 11, 2011, 9:00 am

We currently have a project located in Istanbul, Turkey which is reviewed according to the LEED NC v2009 rating system. Unfortunately there is no bicycle racks on the project site because of...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 11, 2011, 9:17 am

EA P2- ASHRAE 90.1 Compliance

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Rodrigo Perez on Jan 7, 2011, 9:27 am

According to ASHRAE 90.1 should meet a minimum efficiency for the HVAC equipment, and only appear values of efficiencies for Water Source...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 11, 2011, 9:07 am

Composite wood: Formaldehyde avoidance, not legal conformance

Pilot-Credits EQpc21: Low Emitting Interiors
posted by Tom Lent on Jan 10, 2011, 9:33 pm

Federal legislation has recently been passed instituting formaldehyde requirements that will mirror much of California Air Resources Board ATCM for formaldehyde Phase 2 (...

Last reply: Randal Carter, Jan 11, 2011, 8:48 am