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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

LEED Interpretations

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Jan 29, 2010, 6:15 pm

I'm wondering if this is the same thing I've been hearing about, or something different.

What I've being hearing is that USGBC would be collecting up CIRs that they consider precedent-...

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

Dark Sky Ordinance vs ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1 2007

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by PREMNATH SUNDHARAM on Jan 29, 2010, 1:59 pm

Hello All,

I have a project that is required to meet its own jurisdictional dark sky ordinance. In reviewing the ordinance, it appears to be very similar to IESNA in its approach, but...

How are fees determined?

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posted by Scott Vitko on Jan 22, 2010, 3:17 pm

The fees based on sq ft of the building - are they dertemined by gross sq ft or functional sq ft? Is any enclosed...

Last reply: Ben Stanley, Jan 29, 2010, 1:51 pm

Thank you very much. Your

General forums
posted by Claudia Rieger on Jan 29, 2010, 4:14 am

Thank you very much. Your message was really useful, but now everything will become more complicated! And if the contractor will sign with the hand and I´ll scan this credit and upload it? Can be...

Last reply: Shannon Gray , Jan 29, 2010, 9:06 am

Hi Pietro, It's good you're

General forums
posted by Bob Jannarone on Jan 28, 2010, 3:50 pm

Hi Pietro,

It's good you're getting this figured out now so you can avoid pended credits throughout your application in the preliminary review over this minor, but important issue. In the...