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Fire Retarder

NC-2009 IEQc4.2: Low-emitting materials - paints and coatings
posted by Keerthi Ratnayake on Jul 1, 2010, 1:18 pm

We are to use a fire retarder paint to protect structural steel from fire in one of our projects. Which category this fire retarding coating / paint falls in? My intention is to find the allowed...

Last reply: Michelle Halle Stern, Jan 11, 2011, 10:38 am

Interior Vegetation? 5%

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by John Ida on Nov 22, 2010, 9:16 pm

Our project is considering installing internal gardens or Living Walls with the potential of meeting 5% of the building site area. Due to parking configuration, it will not be possible to make...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 11, 2011, 9:48 am

Bicycle Storage- Is there any exception?

NC-2009 SSc4.2: Alternative transportation - bicycle storage and changing rooms
posted by Werner Sobek on Jan 11, 2011, 9:00 am

We currently have a project located in Istanbul, Turkey which is reviewed according to the LEED NC v2009 rating system. Unfortunately there is no bicycle racks on the project site because of...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 11, 2011, 9:17 am

EA P2- ASHRAE 90.1 Compliance

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Rodrigo Perez on Jan 7, 2011, 9:27 am

According to ASHRAE 90.1 should meet a minimum efficiency for the HVAC equipment, and only appear values of efficiencies for Water Source...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 11, 2011, 9:07 am

Composite wood: Formaldehyde avoidance, not legal conformance

Pilot-Credits EQpc21: Low-emitting interiors
posted by Tom Lent on Jan 10, 2011, 9:33 pm

Federal legislation has recently been passed instituting formaldehyde requirements that will mirror much of California Air Resources Board ATCM for formaldehyde Phase 2 (...

Last reply: Randal Carter, Jan 11, 2011, 8:48 am

Include City Street?

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Norma Lehman on Jan 4, 2011, 3:19 pm

we have a project that a city street intersects, we want to claim the small greenspace on the other side of the city street that is part of the project and is owned by the project owner. do we...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Jan 11, 2011, 1:02 am

I Beam Survey

EBOM-2009 IEQc1.1: Indoor air quality best management practices - indoor air quality management program
posted by Simon Sue on Oct 18, 2010, 7:38 am

I look through the I Beam program (hope is did not miss out anything) and would like to ask few question here.

Q1 : do we need to do 100% survey (I Beam) for project we work on?

Last reply: Simon Sue, Jan 10, 2011, 7:50 pm

Stand Alone Central Energy Plant Certification

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Jason Smith on Dec 8, 2010, 8:04 am

We are working on two CEP's and the Owner is considering attempting LEED certification for them. I am looking to clarify how you handle the chiller equipment for the EAp2 and EAc1. Based on the...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jan 10, 2011, 7:39 pm

Can renewable energy sold at a premium rate be applied to EAc1?

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Rachel Cook on Dec 3, 2010, 4:40 pm

Although the LEEDUser information for EAc2 is very clear that any...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jan 10, 2011, 7:31 pm

ASHRAE 90.1-2007-G3.1.2.4 fan system operation

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Tarek Dalati on Nov 17, 2010, 5:42 am

it s clearly mentioned in this section that the baseline building supply and return fans shall operate continuously whenever spaces are occupied and shall be cycled to meet heating and cooling...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jan 10, 2011, 7:30 pm