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10-year requirement is tightened up

CI-2009 MRc1.1: Tenant space - long-term commitment
posted by Tristan Roberts on Jan 29, 2010, 4:50 pm

I just revised our guidance as shown above in response to USGBC, which let me know that it intends to tighten up on enforcement of this credit's requirements.

Some projects had been...

Last reply: Jean Marais, Jul 14, 2010, 12:50 am

Lighting Controls in Open Library Stack and Reading Areas

NC-2009 IEQc6.1: Controllability of systems - lighting
posted by Tate Walker on Jun 23, 2010, 3:54 pm

underfloor air and spacing registers accordingly and then using task lighting. Stacks are exempt. Unfortunately I cannot share the documentation, but would happy to provide continued input in this forum...

Last reply: Abena Darden, Jul 13, 2010, 3:48 pm

Can this Credit be achieved for a CI of a new CS building?

CI-2009 MRc1.2: Building reuse - maintain interior nonstructural elements
posted by Jean Marais on Jul 9, 2010, 7:43 am

Assuming none or very little non-shell, non-structural componants...can this credit be attained?

Last reply: Anne Nicklin, Jul 13, 2010, 1:32 pm

private vs. public lavatories

EBOM-2009 WEp1: Minimum Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
posted by Alice Cook on Jun 27, 2010, 8:07 pm

Jason Franken Sustainability Professional LEEDuser Expert 608 thumbs up July 1, 2010- 10:03 am Daycia, there is always a lot of confusion around this issue, so it's good to see it supported in yet another forum. To answer your specific question, a restroom in a commercial office building is considered a "private lavatory" if it is used on a daily, exclusive basis by the same occupant (i.e. an executive with their own private restroom). The scenario that you're describing for your project where "lavatories have keyed entry for personnel only" would...

Last reply: Jason Franken, Jul 13, 2010, 12:36 pm

Other things that may be excluded

EBOM-2009 MRc1: Sustainable purchasing - ongoing consumables
posted by Abena Darden on Jul 7, 2010, 5:22 pm

Following up on Wendy's question, we are working with a number of laboratory buildings and an aquarium. They purchase ongoing consumables such as chemical reagents, aquarium salts, and fish food...

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Jul 13, 2010, 12:09 pm

Does a product count as an ongoing consumable?

EBOM-2009 MRp1: Sustainable Purchasing Policy
posted by Jay Vorel on Jul 12, 2010, 4:33 pm

My questions are for MRc1 Sustainable purchasing, in a machining facility our highest volume purchases are in...

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Jul 13, 2010, 11:59 am

No Cooling & Free Cooling

NC-2009 IEQc7.1: Thermal comfort - design
posted by Habitech Distretto Tecnologico Trentino on Jan 26, 2010, 9:28 am

How can I demonstrate the compliance in these 3 different situations:

1. no cooling system has been designed for the building
2. during the summer period just mechanical ventilation...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jul 13, 2010, 9:56 am

Complex Energy Model- Dinamic PV panels

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Rosana Correa on Jul 6, 2010, 1:11 pm

We are managing a museum certification in Brazil and the building coverage/envelope is composed of photovoltaic panels that are controlled by the automation system and move in accordance with the...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jul 13, 2010, 9:44 am

leed NC v3 process energy

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by NASSER A F ALMUSAEED on Jun 30, 2010, 5:34 pm

Hi ,
for a printing company
if per example we have 100kw of energy use for the hvac lighting and building system and a 100 kw of energy use for the printing machinery and we save 50...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jul 13, 2010, 9:39 am

Alternate Compliance Path for 50% Energy Star Rated Equipment?

CI-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nancy Henderson on Mar 1, 2010, 1:02 pm

Does anyone know if there is an approved alternate compliance path for meeting the 50% Energy Star Rated equipment portion of this prerequisite? We have a client with hundreds of pieces of...

Last reply: Lauren Sparandara, Jul 13, 2010, 12:28 am