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EBOM-2009 WEp1: Minimum Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
posted by Bruce Truong on Feb 4, 2010, 11:18 am

HI, We are going at this LEED process ourselves here at Tufts Health Plan and I have a minor question regarding LEED baseline for shower heads. My question: We have about 1700 employees here...

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Feb 7, 2010, 4:31 pm

Desk Lamps

EBOM-2009 MRc2: Sustainable Purchasing—Durable Goods
posted by Reynaldo Castro on Feb 4, 2010, 11:40 am

When buying desk lamps, would having Energy Star rated light bulbs be sufficient enough? Or do the actual lamps have to be Energy Star rated?

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Feb 6, 2010, 7:10 pm

Off-site labor costs

NC-2009 MRc4: Recycled Content
posted by Mara Baum on Feb 5, 2010, 9:23 pm

To what extent is shop labor included in material costs? With increases in shop fabrication, this could be a big issue. Clearly there is labor that goes into the manufacture of every product,...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Feb 6, 2010, 9:44 am

Interior Light Leak Reduction- High Bay Warehouse

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Dan Prows on Feb 5, 2010, 3:51 pm

Hello all,

Regarding light leaking from a high...

Off Site Renewable Energy

EBOM-2009 EAc4: On-Site and Off-Site Renewable Energy
posted by Reynaldo Castro on Jan 9, 2010, 3:23 am

According to LEED-EBOM...

Last reply: Lana Malone, Feb 3, 2010, 4:01 pm

Dark Sky Calcs

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Lawrence Lile on Feb 3, 2010, 3:21 pm

If you've got full cutoff fixtures you are usually set. However, if you have a situation like we had earlier, with some angled spotlights, you've got a problem. We actually took IES data and...

Calculating FTE/Transients for Hospital environments

NC-2009 WEc3: Water Use Reduction
posted by Lauren Sparandara on Feb 1, 2010, 2:53 pm

I was wondering if the USGBC has provided any guidance regarding calculating the...

Last reply: Mara Baum, Feb 3, 2010, 3:07 pm

Grabbing a non-contiguous park

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Lauren Sparandara on Feb 1, 2010, 3:14 pm

A project I am working on is going to be utilizing an off-site park (it's across the street) for stormwater management. Would it be possible for our project to include this non-contiguous park as...

Last reply: Jean Marais, Feb 3, 2010, 7:06 am

Hospital water use?

NC-2009 WEc3: Water Use Reduction
posted by Tommy Linstroth on Jan 21, 2010, 11:26 am

In the credit language, hospital patient rooms are allowed to have faucets with 2.2 gpm. Does this hold true for operating rooms and doc offices? It seems it should, as in those areas you don't...

Last reply: Lauren Sparandara, Feb 1, 2010, 3:01 pm

What about if no-use at all of 4 of the 5 mentioned equipments?

Schools-2009 WEc4: Process water use reduction
posted by Habitech Distretto Tecnologico Trentino on Jan 22, 2010, 1:13 pm

If in the school kitchen there is a dishwasher with the required performance and no one of the other 4 water consuming equipments listed in the requirement, together with the compliance to the...

Last reply: Andrea Traber, Jan 29, 2010, 4:00 pm