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Retention pond

EBOM-2009 SSc5: Site development - protect or restore open habitat
posted by Joseph Bond on Jul 2, 2010, 10:32 am

We have a 3 acre pond in front of our facility. The pond was bult due to run off requirements per the county, (not a natural body). The pond is utilized for geothermal heating and cooling (...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 12, 2010, 8:36 pm

SRI Requirement for Curved Roof?

NC-2009 SSc7.2: Heat island effect - roof
posted by Kimberly Frith on Jul 8, 2010, 5:07 pm

How would a project team determine the required...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 12, 2010, 8:30 pm

varying occupancy thru time- for this and related credits

EBOM-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Efficiency Performance
posted by Pablo Fortunato Suarez on Jul 5, 2010, 8:12 am

Tristan Roberts Storyteller Quill Nook Farm LEEDuser Expert 11465 thumbs up July 5, 2010- 8:34 am Pablo, I think Jason had a good answer to your similar qustion on the WEp1 forum in this comment. I would say the bottom line is to use a consistent methodology that is reasonable for your project, and to make sure that it doesn't appear inconsistent to GBCI reviewers. Log in or register to post comments Jenny Carney Vice President WSP LEEDuser Expert 657 thumbs up July 12, 2010- 3:42 pm Pablo, for this particular credit it's important to follow the guidelines Energy Star establishes. The PE...

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Jul 12, 2010, 3:42 pm

Energy Star and Fire Stations

EBOM-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Efficiency Performance
posted by Kath Williams on Jun 16, 2010, 11:32 am

How do Fire stations qualify for Energy Star ratings? Do we need a year’s of supporting data to show the building energy consumption to be 123 kBtu/Sqft or less to certify under LEED-EB: O&M...

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Jul 12, 2010, 3:35 pm

Exterior Water Features

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Norma Lehman on Jul 8, 2010, 12:42 pm

How is the water used for an outdoor fountain calculated? Is it part of the landcape irrigation calc? It certainly doesn't qualify for indoor water use. any help would be appreciated!

Last reply: Rick Ferrara, Jul 10, 2010, 10:54 am

wall paper / wall coverings

NC-2009 IEQc4.2: Low-emitting materials - paints and coatings
posted by Gita Nandan on Jul 9, 2010, 2:39 pm

11465 thumbs up July 9, 2010- 3:53 pm We also have the relevant pilot credit language and a forum to discuss those credits here on LEEDuser. Here's the link to Pilot Credit 2: PBT Source Reduction....

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 9, 2010, 3:53 pm


NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Jean Marais on Oct 9, 2009, 11:08 am

What is the definition of a "view factor" in this case?

The only view factor I know is the one for electromagnetic radiation.
Appears on page 571, EP, BD&C userguide, option 4....

Last reply: David Posada, Jul 9, 2010, 2:55 pm

Excavated Soil

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Vivian Wan on Jul 8, 2010, 12:16 am

According to guidebook 'Excavated soil and land-clearing debris do not contribute to this credut', does it mean soil is not counted as construction waste, or non-recyclable waste (but still...

Last reply: Allison Beer McKenzie, Jul 9, 2010, 8:25 am

HVAC system Modulation

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by Pierre Dammous on Apr 30, 2010, 11:37 am

Considering a multi-zoning office with separate constant volume systems and zone control on every solar exposure, private office & special occupancies; can modulation of HVAC system in...

Last reply: amy amster, Jul 8, 2010, 9:13 pm

Installation Date

NC-2009 EAp3: Fundamental Refrigerant Management
posted by Alison Y Rivenburgh on Apr 29, 2010, 11:37 am

How can this be a design credit yet you must document an installation date for equipment?

Last reply: Thomas Boyd, Jul 8, 2010, 4:50 pm