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Appropriate plant mix on green roof to qualify for SS 5

EBOM-2009 SSc5: Site development - protect or restore open habitat
posted by Nell Boyle on Mar 29, 2010, 9:14 am

We would like to use our green roof towards this credit. The roof is intensive with a mix of a variey of sedums and succulents. Is this considered "habitat providing native and adaptive plants"?...

Last reply: Shira Norman, Apr 6, 2010, 1:08 pm

Exterior Lighting Power for Non-Tradable Surfaces

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Mark Benson on Apr 5, 2010, 10:58 am

So when calculating the Allowable Exterior Lighting Power for your Baseline energy model, there are Tradable Surfaces and Non-tradable surfaces. My question is concerned with how LEED handles...

Last reply: Mark Benson, Apr 6, 2010, 12:08 pm

LEED user's regional priority look-up

EBOM-2009 RPc1: Regional Priority
posted by Rachael McClain on Apr 5, 2010, 7:32 pm

LEED user's regional priority look-up gives different results than the spreadsheet USGBC provides for the same zip code. The six regional credits are not the same. Can someone address this?...

Last reply: Rachael McClain, Apr 6, 2010, 11:23 am

Core Performance Guide and M&V Plan

NC-2009 EAc5: Measurement and Verification
posted by Jeremy Kuhre on Mar 18, 2010, 1:40 pm

We are pursuing EA points under the Core Performance Guide (CPG) alternate compliance path. One of the requirements of the CPG (1.7 Performance Data Review) requires that specific metering...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Apr 6, 2010, 10:34 am

Using default occupancy v/s estimated occupancy

CS-2009 IEQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Jana Schulz on Apr 1, 2010, 5:11 pm

Tristan Roberts Storyteller Quill Nook Farm LEEDuser Expert 11465 thumbs up April 5, 2010- 4:19 pm Jana, one of our contacts from the USGBC just answered this question over in the forum on SSc4.2. Log in or register to post comments ...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 5, 2010, 4:19 pm

Motorbike parking roofing

NC-2009 SSc7.1: Heat island effect - nonroof
posted by Fabio Frescia on Apr 2, 2010, 4:27 am

Our parking roof is less than 2:12 slope, and...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 5, 2010, 1:37 pm

One on/off switch for private offices

EBOM-2009 IEQc2.2: Controllability of systems - lighting
posted by Rachael McClain on Apr 5, 2010, 12:07 pm

I was reading the requirements above, and it says for for private offices the requirements can be met with only one on/off switch. That doesn't seem very flexible for the occupant. Is this...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 5, 2010, 1:21 pm

Prescriptive Method

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Stephen Smiley on Apr 2, 2010, 3:26 pm

I am working on the daylighting prescriptive method for a veterinary hospital. We have a large lobby and open area near the front on the building with a large amount of glazing to provide plenty...

Last reply: Seema Pandya, Apr 5, 2010, 12:05 pm

Big difference between residential and non-res occupancies

General forums
posted by Nadav Malin on Apr 4, 2010, 9:08 am

Hi Eric,
For non-residential buildings, the credit language is really clear: "Provide secure bicycle racks and/or storage". Bick racks are fine.
For residential, covered or indoor...

Example LEED submittal documentation

General forums
posted by Bill Sliwinski on Apr 3, 2010, 11:30 am

I am new to this website. If a website wanted to be very beneficial and meet the needs of it's members, it would provide sample LEED submittal documents for all the LEED prerequisites and...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 3, 2010, 2:44 pm