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20% Adoption as a Minimum

EBOM-2009 SSc2: Building Exterior and Hardscape Management Plan
posted by April Ambrose on Feb 15, 2010, 12:22 pm

I can't find anywhere that the USGBC stipulates 20% adoption as a minimum. Would you direct me to your source so that I can add such language to our Plan if it indeed is a USGBC mandate?

Last reply: Shira Norman, Feb 15, 2010, 6:13 pm

added urea formaldehyde

CI-2009 IEQc4.4: Low-emitting materials - composite wood and agrifiber products
posted by Mary Davidge on Feb 13, 2010, 1:07 pm

As this credit applies only to composite...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 15, 2010, 6:07 pm

Fundamental/ Enhanced Commissioning Scope

CI-2009 EAp1: Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems
posted by Barron Dean on Feb 15, 2010, 3:56 pm

We are currently designing the tenant fit-out for a Core and Shell building that has just recently been Certified as Gold and all Energy related systems have been commissioned. What is the scope...

You Choose the LEED Project Boundary

General forums
posted by Sherry Bonelli on Feb 15, 2010, 3:17 pm

I agree with Joel. You get to choose the LEED project boundary for your current LEED project. Gerrymandering is not allowed. Make sure that you are consistent with your boundary throughout the...

Generally, you are allowed to

General forums
posted by Joel McKellar on Feb 15, 2010, 2:56 pm

Generally, you are allowed to divide the site as you see fit, as long as it's clear you're not gerrymandering the site to suit specific credit requirements. In other words, there's no specific...

Functional Testing

NC-2009 EAp1: Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems
posted by Al Tibbs on Feb 14, 2010, 6:49 am

We typically perform some of our own testing for verification purposes of BAS, etc. However, I see no need for repetitive testing. If the...

Glazing in Doors

Schools-2009 IEQc8.2: Daylight and views - views
posted by Jason Smith on Feb 12, 2010, 5:39 pm

Can someone confirm that we are allowed to count glazing in doors for this credit? I realize that the door glazing will have to meet the same criteria as the windows. Thanks for your help.

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 12, 2010, 5:44 pm

I would love to be a fly on

General forums
posted by Bill Swanson on Feb 12, 2010, 4:02 pm

I would love to be a fly on the wall at some of these USGBC meetings. Just to know what the heck they're doing.

Electric Car Charger

NC-2009 SSc4.3: Alternative transportation - low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
posted by Ryan Gaylord on Feb 12, 2010, 2:30 pm

Due to the fact that new fueling/charging technologies are continuously being developed and adopted by the marketplace, the requirements for LEED SSc4.3 Option 2 have been forced to evolve over...

treat terraces like roof

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Feb 12, 2010, 10:10 am

We've got a tip on this in the Checklists tab of our SSc7.2 page.

"Treat terraces and balconies as roof square footage...