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NC-2009 MRc1.1: Building reuse - maintain existing walls, floors and roof
posted by Michael Lueth on Oct 8, 2009, 8:49 am

We did a study for a client and determined that staying in their existing building was more economically feasible then moving and building a new buidling. Is the project eligible for Building...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 13, 2009, 3:22 pm

Automatic shut off system

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Mohamed Ravuthar, LEED AP, BD+C on Oct 11, 2009, 2:52 am

one of the project has office building with attached storage warehouse.the office area is 3500 sq ft and warehouse is 25000 sq ft.the office is conditioned and warehiuse is unconditioned space....

Creating the Floor Plan to show direct access to views

Schools-2009 IEQc8.2: Daylight and views - views
posted by Kim Pomeranz on Oct 8, 2009, 2:16 pm

I still don't quite understand how those lines are determined on the floor plan? Do i take a line at a 45 degree angle from the center point of each window? Where they intersect I'm assuming is...

Last reply: Joshua Lloyd, Oct 8, 2009, 3:15 pm

Is this a typo?

CS-2009 MRc6: Certified Wood
posted by Nick Hentschel on Sep 28, 2009, 4:52 pm

This is the same text as the MRc7 credit for CS, Schools, etc., while there's another MRc6 credit right alongside it. Do we have an error here?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Sep 29, 2009, 2:15 pm

Prescriptive Method Comments

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Carly Ruggieri on Sep 29, 2009, 2:06 pm

If a 'Daylight Zone' does not qualify, the advice in the documentation toolkit on this website suggests reducing the SF of the floor area in the equation until you can determine the area that is...

No extra points available for EQp2

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Lauren Sparandara on Sep 25, 2009, 6:14 pm

Hi Jeff,
Sorry, no such luck. What you're looking for is an "exemplary performance" option that would let you earn an innovation point, but those don't exist for prerequisites. You can...

Points available for EQ pr2 (ETS control)?

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by jeff gaines on Sep 24, 2009, 2:49 pm

Are their points available for over achieving on this prerequisite (...

Demonstrating LPD Compliance

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Dean Ralphs on Sep 23, 2009, 5:41 pm

Can I use the ASHRAE table and methodology of demonstrating...

20% not a gimme any more

NC-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Bill Swanson on Aug 11, 2009, 8:33 am

Not sure if anyone noticed but the new WE prereq now uses 0.5 gpm for the baseline of restroom lavatories. This will make the mandatory 20% savings more of a challange. These are my calcs on the...

Last reply: Brenden McEneaney, Sep 17, 2009, 6:41 pm

Working through the rational

NC-2009 SSc6.1: Stormwater design - quantity control
posted by Jean Marais on Sep 17, 2009, 4:42 am

Working through the rational method, I've calculated the Time of Concentration (Tc), then itterated using IDF (intensity-duration-frequency) charts until the duration = time of concentration (...