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NC-2009 SSc6.1: Stormwater design - quantity control
posted by Randall Brookshire on Jun 15, 2010, 10:27 am

There is a point of contention within my office that I'm hoping can be cleared up by posting here. When considering the "1- and 2-year 24-hour design storms", is it possible to meet the quantity...

Last reply: Jean Marais, Jun 16, 2010, 2:40 am

City-owned streetlights within site boundary

EBOM-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Jordan Smith on Jun 14, 2010, 4:44 pm

Our project has exterior lighting that is fully shielded, however a few streetlamps on the project boundary emit ample light to the night sky. These lamps are on the sidewalk, but technically...

Unit Cost for PV Energy Cost Savings

NC-2009 EAc2: On-Site Renewable Energy
posted by charles bertuch on Jun 7, 2010, 1:25 pm

Our project will include a substantial (20+ KW) PV system. We are trying to determine what our options are related to the electrical unit cost ($/KWH) used to calculate savings under EAc1 and...

Last reply: Shillpa Singh, Jun 14, 2010, 1:48 pm

Refrigerant Charge

NC-2009 EAc4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Kenneth Lynch on Jun 9, 2010, 10:32 am

I'm confused about the Refrigerant Charge as a requirement for this credit. The language of the LEED 2009 manual in the "Select Equipment with Efficient Refrigerant Charge" paragraph under...

Last reply: Shillpa Singh, Jun 14, 2010, 1:38 pm

Project eligibility

General forums
posted by Kimberly Cullinane on Jun 14, 2010, 10:04 am

I am working on documenting a project for LEED CI (just started), and I want to make sure this it is, in fact, certifiable. The client is a tenant in a large one-story office/warehouse building...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jun 14, 2010, 1:05 pm

Tenant spaces are simple, right?

CI-2009 IEQc5: Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control
posted by Richard McKay on Feb 1, 2010, 8:27 am

Do I have this correct? A tenant space in a multi-story building wouldn't have to have walk off mats. If they don't do high volume copying and have no chemical use, they don't have to have...

Last reply: John Bauer, Jun 13, 2010, 11:05 pm

Alternative Documentation Paths

General forums
posted by Cara Mae Cirignano on Jun 11, 2010, 8:16 pm

William: good question. Your proposal sounds like a solid one, and you have two options for going forward with it. First, just submit the credit as you suggest, with the supporting scanned-in...

Limited Exterior Lighting Fixtures

EBOM-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by John Ida on Jun 11, 2010, 6:15 pm

Our project is an office space within a warehouse. The only exterior light fixture attached to our property is at the back entrance of our parking garage. Can we still achieve this credit if the...

Discussion on inclusion of potential critical zones

EBOM-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
posted by John Beeson on May 23, 2010, 10:59 pm

Ok, this prereq, in my mind, is more of a design-based item. And this is a long comment for a particularly fuzzy issue in my mind. Apologies ahead of time.

As critical zones are used for...

Last reply: Roger Chang, Jun 11, 2010, 4:58 pm


Schools-2009 WEc3: Water Use Reduction
posted by J W on Jun 11, 2010, 4:18 pm

The school that I am working on is in a rural community. There is a pre-enrollment taking place now, which is significantly less than the capacity and what is anticipated in the near future....

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jun 11, 2010, 4:24 pm