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NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Andrea Anderson on Feb 9, 2010, 10:31 am

We have a situation where the contractor wants each subcontractor to remove their own waste and haul it back to their own base of operations. Here, the waste will hopefully be reinserted into the...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 9, 2010, 2:49 pm

similar to zero-lot-line situation

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Feb 8, 2010, 2:54 pm

This sounds similar to the situation encountered by zero-lot-line buildings (with no "site" to speak of), which LEEDuser discusses in our guidance on the NC 2009...

EAp2 vs EAc1

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Leandro Silva on Feb 6, 2010, 11:12 am

Please, correct me if I am wrong!
As I understand it, the energy simulation requirements of EAp2 and EAc1 are NOT identical. If I am correct, for EAp2 you:

Model the proposed design...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Feb 8, 2010, 12:28 pm

Water Efficiency Calculation question

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...

Commercial Interiors

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posted by Sarah Brede on Feb 5, 2010, 1:02 pm

That thread is for New Construction, I am working on a Commercial Interiors project. My beef is that most of the other paths in this credit talk about "the existing" whatever (site drainage,...

getting data

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Feb 5, 2010, 12:41 pm

Yeah, this can be a tough one. First I would check a reference such as the LEED Reference Guide for BD&C for typical...

New technology not eligible for ID point

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Feb 4, 2010, 9:33 am

Good question, but I think you'll find that this approach is not accepted by USGBC/...