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EBOM-2009 IEQc2.3: Occupant comfort - thermal comfort monitoring
posted by Melissa Young on Jan 31, 2011, 10:43 am

As it says above, achieving this credit without a BAS is difficult. What exactly needs to be done if we don't have a BAS? Is it enough to install temperature and humidity sensors in occupied...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 12:28 am

Definition of On-Site

EBOM-2009 EAc4: On-Site and Off-Site Renewable Energy
posted by Richard Navarro on Jan 26, 2011, 1:56 pm

We received our comments back and they questioned our on-site energy use. We have a co-generation unit that takes the methane gas from the landfill to produce energy.

The reviewers...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 12:25 am

ASHRAE 90.1 vs T-24 in california

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Lance Collins on Jan 27, 2011, 4:24 am

Question: I am working on a new LEED-NC project in california that is using a modular/prefab construction type with mechanical systems that do not require permits via the T-24 code. The...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 12:19 am

Carpool dropoff area- for teachers or parents/students?

Schools-2009 SSc4.3: Alternative transportation - low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
posted by Renee Shirey on Jan 24, 2011, 11:47 am

Is the assumption that this area is to be designed for parents/students, or for teachers carpooling to work? Depending on the layout of the site, separation of bus drop-off from student drop-off...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 12:16 am

Building footprint

CS-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by MARIA GARCIA on Feb 4, 2011, 5:51 am

Hi all,
I have read your definition of building footprint (Building footprint is the area on a project site used by the building...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 12:04 am

CS projects should have 75% of GFA to earn this credit?

EBOM-2009 SSc1: LEED Certified Design and Construction
posted by Bazeeth Ahamed Khader Mohamed Ali on Feb 2, 2011, 12:37 am

75% of "leasable area" makes more sense here.
How do we communicate our suggestions to USGBC. Kindly let me know if there is a way.

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 8, 2011, 12:03 am

Off site water storage

EBOM-2009 SSc6: Stormwater Quantity Control
posted by Prudence Ferreira on Feb 3, 2011, 6:56 pm

Our project site is a winery that directs stormwater to ponds which are later used for irrigation. The only thing is that the ponds are sometimes considerably distant from the LEED building....

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 11:58 pm

WEp1- Annual Days of Operation

EBOM-2009 WEp1: Minimum Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
posted by susan eguia on Feb 3, 2011, 5:41 pm

Can someone please clarify what is the LEED definition for annual days of operation - is it no. of building operated in a year?

Appreciate any assistance.


Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 11:43 pm

Option 1. Project in a LEED C&S precertified building

CI-2009 SSc1: Site Selection
posted by Daniela Castro Salgado on Jan 24, 2011, 4:44 pm

We are trying to certify the interior of our office which is within a LEED precertified project. We will only get certification by the beginning of next year since the entire project is no yet...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 10:50 pm

2 things mat and chemical mixing area

CI-2009 IEQc5: Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control
posted by Sue Barnett on Feb 7, 2011, 4:23 pm

I have a major building entrance in my LEED boundary as well as some exterior entrances to a courtyard- do I need the mats to the courtyard area too?
Then we have restrooms but no janitor...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 10:46 pm