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International Projects Benchmarking- Building Type Not in EStar

EBOM-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Efficiency Performance
posted by Jean Marais on Feb 26, 2010, 6:38 am

I'm wondering how to go about benchmarking for a European Project where the building type is a sports facility (not one of the Energy Star building types).


Last reply: Jean Marais, Mar 3, 2010, 3:02 am

I don't know how accurate this is but

NC-2009 SSc4.2: Alternative transportation - bicycle storage and changing rooms
posted by Jean Marais on Feb 16, 2010, 1:29 pm


Hot shower
The shower uses up to 5 gallons of water per minute. It takes 440...

Last reply: Mara Baum, Mar 2, 2010, 8:59 pm

CSI section?

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Mar 2, 2010, 7:27 pm

Jennifer, what CSI section is the equipment falling under?

To the best of my knowledge, it would be Section 11 68 13, which is not included in LEED MR calculations.

LEED generally...

Water Metering for Multi-Building Applications?

EBOM-2009 WEc1: Water Performance Measurement
posted by D. G. on Feb 23, 2010, 7:22 pm

What are the requirements to earn this credit for multi-building applications? The credit langage focuses on "the entire building and associated grounds" but how does this play out for campuses?...

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Mar 2, 2010, 7:04 pm

RECs for other forms of energy?

EBOM-2009 EAc4: On-Site and Off-Site Renewable Energy
posted by Matthew Macko on Mar 2, 2010, 3:53 pm

I’m confused about determining the amount of RECs a project must buy when the building uses electricity and some other form of energy, say natural gas. The ref guide on pg 207 is terribly unclear...

Last reply: Lana Malone, Mar 2, 2010, 3:59 pm


NC-2009 EAc3: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Shriram Bhide on Mar 2, 2010, 3:52 pm

We are doing a major renovation of a 49,200 gross sf building. According to the LEED 2009 reference guide, EA prerequisite #1, the...

And yes, it sucks that...

Living with LEED Online - quirks, bugs and hiccups
posted by Leticia SooHoo on Mar 2, 2010, 2:09 pm

....the forms are no longer editable off-line. You can't just simply email it to a consultant to have them fill it out and upload.

Living with LEED Online- quirks, bugs and hiccups

Living with LEED Online - quirks, bugs and hiccups
posted by Leticia SooHoo on Mar 2, 2010, 2:01 pm

My experience has been been mixed so far. Agree with the bugs listed above.
Another one I found:

Light trespass in a parking lot addition

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by David Sheridan on Mar 2, 2010, 1:42 pm

My client is expanding an existing building onto an adjacent tract. Our LEED boundary is the interface between the new and existing buildings, extended across what was an existing parking lot....

Roofing Materials

EBOM-2009 MRc3: Sustainable Purchasing—Facility Alterations and Additions
posted by Chris Munn on Feb 16, 2010, 10:41 am

If replacing a rock-ballasted roof with an ENERGY STAR rated roof membrane, would you include all the roofing materials (including ENERGY STAR rated membrane, insulation, adhesives) into the MR...

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Mar 2, 2010, 1:26 pm