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Battery Storage

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Annette Bellafiore on Dec 14, 2010, 3:15 pm

We are working on a project that will have an on-site battery storage system that collects energy from a rooftop solar array. The building is also connected to the grid. Has anyone had experience...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 10, 2011, 6:42 pm

Target Finder outside the US

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Alicia Villanueva on Jan 5, 2011, 9:11 am

We are working on several LEED projects in Mexico and we were wondering if there is an alternative to using the energystar website to complet the target finder in the form. We are using whole...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 10, 2011, 6:35 pm

EAp2 Option 1 Whole Energy Simulation- % of improvement

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Mary Frances Stotler on Jan 4, 2011, 10:57 am


Wehre working on a project that will consist of a new 310,000 industrial facility attached to an existing 150,000 warehouse. Based on EAp2 new percentages for energy improvements are...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 10, 2011, 6:30 pm

IEQ 7.1 operative temperatures

NC-2009 IEQc7.1: Thermal comfort - design
posted by mike diess on Dec 3, 2010, 11:56 am

For an office space I submitted psychrometrics for the worst day of the year & posted the values on the operative temp graph (fig. It shows the space falls w/in the std55...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jan 10, 2011, 5:25 pm

RP Credits for International Projects

NC-2009 RPc1: Regional Priority
posted by Omer Moltay on Jan 10, 2011, 10:09 am

Have all international projects earned the regional priority credits WEc1, WEc2, WEc3, EAc1, EAc3, EAc5? I am asking this because in LEED online we see a magnifying glass next to these credits in...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 10, 2011, 10:20 am

Permanent entryways in the parking

NC-2009 IEQc5: Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control
posted by Rouba Nassar on Jan 5, 2011, 9:10 am

Dear all,

I have a shopping mall with a couple of basement floors used as car parking.

Can someone please verify whether permanent entryway systems are required at these basements,...

Last reply: Rouba Nassar, Jan 10, 2011, 9:22 am

International standards for Option 2, indoor air monitoring?

CI-2009 IEQc3.2: Construction IAQ management plan - before occupancy
posted by Reinhard Oppl on Jan 7, 2011, 2:14 pm

EQ credit 3.2, option 2, references to:
EPA Compendium of Methods for the Determination of Air Pollutants in Indoor Air.
Would any international standards be accepted as equivalent,...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 9, 2011, 11:32 pm

Naturally ventilated building

EBOM-2009 IEQc1.4: IAQ Best Management Practices—Reduce Particulates in Air Distribution
posted by Jose Salinas on Dec 9, 2010, 1:08 pm

I have a fully naturally ventilated building. I am guessing there is no way to get this credit. ¿I am right?
Thank you.

Last reply: Allison Beer McKenzie, Jan 9, 2011, 11:15 pm

LEED compliant vacuum- safeguards for facility?

EBOM-2009 IEQc3.4: Green Cleaning—Sustainable Cleaning Equipment
posted by Alice Cook on Jan 7, 2011, 11:13 am

Our cleaning crews purchased a vacuum that is has a built-in design feature to protect/safeguard for facilities from damage. The brochure states: 'Reduce possible damage to the facility and/or...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 9, 2011, 10:30 pm

Renting vs Owning Mats

EBOM-2009 IEQc3.1: Green Cleaning—High-Performance Cleaning Program
posted by Cailey D. on Jan 4, 2011, 1:44 pm

I understand you need to outline how you are going to keep the entrances clean, but is there any benefit to opting out of renting mats and instead buying them. Is there documentation to support...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 9, 2011, 9:53 pm