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CA Title 24 Energy Modeling

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Prudence Ferreira on Oct 20, 2010, 5:33 pm

In Title 24 we are allowed to exempt the low level nighttime lights and exits signs around exterior doors from the energy model as typical lighting exemptions. For the purposes of LEED are we...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 25, 2010, 2:18 pm

Required interior elevations for IEQ8.1? (LEED for schools 2009)

Schools-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Nicole Cavanaugh on Oct 19, 2010, 11:31 am

Hello all,

The Leed online submittal form does not go into detail about the required interior elevations. What are they looking for exactly? Do they want to see each window in section to...

Last reply: Eddy Santosa, Oct 25, 2010, 1:49 pm

Schools 2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and Views—Daylight

Schools-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Gendel Metlitsky on Oct 19, 2010, 10:45 am

Hello all:
Does anybody have an experience with following:

If a classroom is of an irregular shape – lets say has an entrance nook / foyer 8 feet wide by 6 feet deep ( and it is not...

Last reply: Eddy Santosa, Oct 25, 2010, 1:34 pm

"LEED Certified" Vehicles

NC-2009 SSc4.3: Alternative transportation - low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
posted by Jeremy Kuhre on Oct 25, 2010, 12:15 pm

Ok, so we all know that vehicles can't be LEED certified; however, ACEEE offers a very useful spreadsheet for all cars that meet the LEED standard for this credit. You can find it here:


Envelope mandatory provisions

CS-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by javier bolanos zeledon on Oct 24, 2010, 7:18 pm

According to Ashrae 90.1-2007 art 5.4.1 where insulation is required in sections 5.5 or 5.6 it shall comply with What is not clear to me is if you have to comply with the...

Last reply: javier bolanos zeledon, Oct 25, 2010, 12:07 pm

printer rooms in tenant scope of work

CS-2009 IEQc5: Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control
posted by Victoria Lockhart on Aug 27, 2010, 9:43 am

From the wording in the reference guide, I had understood that the ventilation requirements of printer rooms are not relevant in CS where these are part of the tenant fit-out (CS guidance, page...

Last reply: Victoria Lockhart, Oct 25, 2010, 11:45 am

LEED V3- E-mail Communications and Role Identification Matrix

NC-2009 MRc7: Certified Wood
posted by Keerthi Ratnayake on Oct 22, 2010, 11:55 am

I have two questions.

1. Does LEED accept e-mail communications (to and from client, contractor, design team etc.) as valid documentary proof for various credits?

2. Does LEED has a...

Last reply: Doug Pierce, AIA, Oct 24, 2010, 9:47 pm

Wall on Site Boundary

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Omer Moltay on Oct 23, 2010, 3:01 pm

We have a 2 m. high brick wall running all around out site. This wall belongs to the property so it is within the site boundary and the site boundary runs exactly along the outside surface of the...

adding two G+2 retails buildings to the designed building

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Tarek Dalati on Oct 18, 2010, 4:11 am

we are working on a mixed use tower (80% residential and 20% office)and we applied to...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 22, 2010, 10:02 am

Option 1- Equipment Efficiency

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by Nancy Henderson on Oct 21, 2010, 6:53 pm

We have a new build out of a small office in an existing industrial building. We will be adding new package roof top units with DX cooling and gas heat to condition the office space. We are...

Last reply: Paul Conrad, Oct 22, 2010, 9:58 am