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Design Phase vs. Construction Phase EQ7.1

NC-2009 IEQc7.1: Thermal comfort - design
posted by Christopher Schaffner on Jul 14, 2010, 6:53 pm

Just a note that the credit form has been revised to eliminate the requirement regarding transfer of O&M manuals during project close-out. There should be no hurdle in submitting this as a...

Expected or Real Value?

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Xing Shi on Jul 14, 2010, 6:08 am

“The following chart identifies waste materials expected on this project, their expected disposal methods and handling procedures.”

This sentence is extracted from a sample...

Last reply: Valerie Walsh, Jul 14, 2010, 4:51 pm

Sustainable Fish Purchasing

EBOM-2009 MRc5: Sustainable purchasing - food
posted by Richard Navarro on Jul 14, 2010, 12:22 pm

Our client is in the south...

Last reply: Natalie Bodenhamer, Jul 14, 2010, 2:48 pm

M&V Reporting Period

CS-2009 EAc5.1: Measurement and verification - base building
posted by Robyn Williams Heeks on Jul 7, 2010, 11:12 am

For the MPRs for a Core & Shell project, the five year data reporting period begins when occupancy achieves 50% of its "Typical Physical Occupancy". Is the start point the same for M&V...

Last reply: Gordon Shymko, Jul 14, 2010, 12:17 pm

MERV 11 with Carbon Pre-Filters

EBOM-2009 IEQc1.4: Indoor air quality best management practices - reduce particulates in air distribution
posted by Richard Navarro on Jul 12, 2010, 6:27 pm

The building that is undergoing certification has...

Last reply: Richard Navarro, Jul 14, 2010, 12:07 pm

security wall packs on building facade

Schools-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Joanna Jenkins on Jul 14, 2010, 12:01 pm

Are security wall packs on building facades considered architectural facade lighting? In other words, do wall packs need to be considered in the calculations of exterior lighting (even if they...

10-year requirement is tightened up

CI-2009 MRc1.1: Tenant space - long-term commitment
posted by Tristan Roberts on Jan 29, 2010, 4:50 pm

I just revised our guidance as shown above in response to USGBC, which let me know that it intends to tighten up on enforcement of this credit's requirements.

Some projects had been...

Last reply: Jean Marais, Jul 14, 2010, 12:50 am

Lighting Controls in Open Library Stack and Reading Areas

NC-2009 IEQc6.1: Controllability of systems - lighting
posted by Tate Walker on Jun 23, 2010, 3:54 pm

underfloor air and spacing registers accordingly and then using task lighting. Stacks are exempt. Unfortunately I cannot share the documentation, but would happy to provide continued input in this forum...

Last reply: Abena Darden, Jul 13, 2010, 3:48 pm

Can this Credit be achieved for a CI of a new CS building?

CI-2009 MRc1.2: Building reuse - maintain interior nonstructural elements
posted by Jean Marais on Jul 9, 2010, 7:43 am

Assuming none or very little non-shell, non-structural componants...can this credit be attained?

Last reply: Anne Nicklin, Jul 13, 2010, 1:32 pm

private vs. public lavatories

EBOM-2009 WEp1: Minimum Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
posted by Alice Cook on Jun 27, 2010, 8:07 pm

Jason Franken Sustainability Professional LEEDuser Expert 608 thumbs up July 1, 2010- 10:03 am Daycia, there is always a lot of confusion around this issue, so it's good to see it supported in yet another forum. To answer your specific question, a restroom in a commercial office building is considered a "private lavatory" if it is used on a daily, exclusive basis by the same occupant (i.e. an executive with their own private restroom). The scenario that you're describing for your project where "lavatories have keyed entry for personnel only" would...

Last reply: Jason Franken, Jul 13, 2010, 12:36 pm