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NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Marius Dabonneville on Mar 29, 2016, 5:16 am

Hello, I’m Marius, I’m an intern in an environmental office in France. I’m working on Materials and that’s why I have a few questions about this credit and particularly Option 4.
I worked...

Last reply: elsa neves, Jun 19, 2016, 2:44 pm

Fuel-efficient vehicles- EURO 6?

EBOM-2009 SSc4: Alternative Commuting Transportation
posted by Natascha Altensen on Aug 11, 2015, 9:20 am

For the documentation of fuel-efficient vehicles in Germany, we were wondering if a vehicle meeting the EURO 6 limit is eligible?

Within the guidelines for ACP in Europe for BD+C, it is...

Last reply: R Jones, Jun 14, 2016, 6:21 am

C&S or NC?

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Claire PIMET on Jun 10, 2016, 10:44 am

I’m contacting you regarding a project in the center of Paris. The client wants to go with a LEED certification on this project. The project is an existing building and the major refurbishment...

Elevator lobby as vestibule- ASHRAE Standard 90.1

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Paul Deinhofer on Jun 8, 2016, 3:01 am


I have a question concerning the the function of a elevator lobby as a vestibule.
Regarding to Standard 90.1, every building entrance that separate cond. space from the exterior...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 9, 2016, 11:22 am

Comprehensive transportation management plan- behavioral change

NC-2009 SSc4.2: Alternative transportation - bicycle storage and changing rooms
posted by Anna Korinkova on May 24, 2016, 10:50 am

We are pursuing the...

Last reply: Anna Korinkova, Jun 1, 2016, 9:34 am

Anti corrosion paint under fire retarding

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Elodie DUMAS on May 9, 2016, 9:56 am

Our contractor must spread an anti corrosion paint under a fire retarding flocking (on a metallic...

Last reply: Michelle Halle Stern, May 9, 2016, 1:24 pm

Sea water exchanger heat pump, considere as renewable energy?

NC-2009 EAc2: On-Site Renewable Energy
posted by Elodie DUMAS on Jan 29, 2016, 4:55 am

We work on an office building connected to...

Last reply: Matthew Kozlowski, May 5, 2016, 11:14 am

Automatic sliding doors in 90.1-2007 and LEED 3.0 Projects

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Paul Deinhofer on May 3, 2016, 4:42 am

I am working on project whereat a big retail store wants to use automatic sliding doors for their shop entrances.
According to ASHRAE 90.1-2007, 5.4 Mandatory Provisions -> 5.4.3 Air...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 4, 2016, 11:23 am

Fertilizer and Herbicide Use

EBOM-v4 SSp1: Site management policy
posted by David ESPAGNET on May 2, 2016, 5:55 am

In the site Management Policy (and SSc5 Credit) soil testing requirement have been added since 2009. Do we need to test soil (and retest every other year) to establish soil type if no Fertilizer...

Construction Waste Management-Multiple Buildings

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Ian McCall on May 12, 2015, 10:12 am

Dear LEED-ers,

Scenario : One single project, consisting of an office building (LEED Ceritified) & hotel building (NOT LEED Certified) in a very built up area with limited space. Both...

Last reply: Melissa Merryweather, Apr 10, 2016, 8:25 pm