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EBOM-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Efficiency Performance
posted by Ashu Gupta on Jun 10, 2010, 2:55 am

We are doing a LEED EB project in India. EStar having only 4 locations in India, our project location is only 100 mile far away from the EStar specified location. Climate are almost same of both...

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Jun 10, 2010, 11:06 pm

How far do we go with finding individual pricing?

NC-2009 MRc4: Recycled Content
posted by April Ambrose on May 26, 2010, 4:30 pm

The new version 3 requires us to not just list how much paint cost for the project, say $10,000. Rather, we have to list how much a can of paint costs, like $20 and how many cans were used. How...

Last reply: Anne Nicklin, Jun 10, 2010, 9:53 pm

Are tapes covered under this credit?

NC-2009 IEQc4.1: Low-emitting materials - adhesives and sealants
posted by April Ambrose on May 26, 2010, 4:10 pm

We have had some duct tapes, and double coated tapes used on a job. Are these also required to be compliant via this credit?

Last reply: Mara Baum, Jun 10, 2010, 9:44 pm

What are Typical "Big Ticket" materials

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Jean Marais on Apr 26, 2010, 9:54 am

Steel
Concrete
...what else?

Last reply: Ben Koenig, Jun 10, 2010, 8:31 pm

Green Roof compliance

EBOM-2009 SSc5: Site Development—Protect or Restore Open Habitat
posted by Avkash Patel on Jun 7, 2010, 2:40 pm

I have a similar question, our green roof covers about 4.97% of the site area. There is no turf grass and It received a water efficient landscaping credit under LEED NC.

My question is...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jun 10, 2010, 8:00 pm

Smoking in courtyards

CI-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Victoria Lockhart on Jun 7, 2010, 9:08 am

My understanding is that within Option 1 (smoking ban inside the property), the definition of a smoking area within an external courtyard is still allowed, providing this 25 ft (8 m) distance is...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jun 10, 2010, 5:33 pm

Utilizing an existing parking garage

CS-2009 SSc7.1: Heat island effect - nonroof
posted by Brian Lucas on Jun 5, 2010, 9:41 pm

The project I am involved with now has no parking on site. It is all mandated by the city to use the parking garage a block away. Can this be used to achieve this credit, option 2 parking under...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jun 10, 2010, 5:32 pm

Performance Evaluation

EBOM-2009 MRp1: Sustainable Purchasing Policy
posted by Nell Boyle on Jun 8, 2010, 12:40 pm

I would like to amend or delete the performance evaluation provided on the template. Will this jepordize meeting the requirements of the prerequisite?

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Jun 10, 2010, 5:31 pm

No new parking spaces by count, but new parking lot.

NC-2009 SSc4.4: Alternative transportation - parking capacity
posted by sara frye on Jun 10, 2010, 2:59 pm

We are renovating (essentially new construction) an abandoned residence to become offices for a small land conservation non-profit. We are not adding any new spaces for parking but are...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jun 10, 2010, 4:49 pm

If you haven't seen it

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posted by David Posada on Jun 8, 2010, 5:34 pm

If you haven't seen it already, you might start with the MPR Supplemental Guidance document, particularly pages 12 -19 that discuss the Minimum Program Requirement #3, Site Boundary:
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Last reply: Baani Singh, Jun 10, 2010, 4:46 pm