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Vertical Greening

CS-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by William Wong on Dec 13, 2010, 8:37 am

How does vertical greening (e.g. green roof) contribute to vegetated spaces requirement for credit SS 5.1 and 5.2 under LEED CS 2009?

Last reply: Gabriela Hernández Castillo, Dec 21, 2010, 12:39 am

Modifying grade within 100' of wetland

NC-2009 SSc1: Site Selection
posted by Peter Doo on Dec 13, 2010, 11:06 am

We have a local 25'...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 20, 2010, 10:20 pm

Pin-based CFL's

EBOM-2009 MRc4: Sustainable purchasing - reduced mercury in lamps
posted by Drew Johnson on Dec 28, 2009, 12:21 pm

I understand why self-ballasted...

Last reply: Richard Navarro, Dec 20, 2010, 5:02 pm

Re: Project Summary Information

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posted by David Posada on Dec 20, 2010, 2:53 pm

We've just put the name of the code we're following in the "Project Building Code" field - such as '2006 IBC' or '2007 Oregon Specialty Structural Code.'
Are you being limited to a 3 digit...

Is the proposed Low-Emitting Interiors credit too complex?

Pilot-Credits EQpc21: Low-emitting interiors
posted by Randal Carter on Dec 17, 2010, 10:21 pm

This is a legitimate question, worthy of further debate.

The concern: "The proposed credit introduces a layer of complexity that will likely discourage project teams from pursuing it....

Last reply: Josh Jacobs, Dec 20, 2010, 1:53 pm

Roof Plan Submittal

EBOM-2009 SSc7.2: Heat island effect - roof
posted by Maria Unruh on Dec 17, 2010, 2:41 pm

I have a roof plan that was created by the original architect. I can add a few things in Photoshop and have a pretty nice looking submittal but I was wondering if this would be frowned upon. It...

Last reply: David Posada, Dec 20, 2010, 12:20 pm

Increased ventilation and energy modeling

NC-2009 IEQc2: Increased Ventilation
posted by David Sheridan on Dec 20, 2010, 9:14 am

If we incorporate increased ventilation capacity into our hvac system, do we have to assume the increased ventilation rate for our design building in our energy modeling?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 20, 2010, 9:44 am

Cleaning for Restaurant Kitchens

EBOM-2009 IEQc3.3: Green cleaning - purchase of sustainable cleaning products and materials
posted by Simon Sue on Dec 8, 2010, 10:57 pm

We're currently working on a multi-tenant building with multiple restaurants as tenants. Cleaning practices for these restaurants and their kitchens need to not only comply with local codes and...

Last reply: Jason Franken, Dec 19, 2010, 11:19 pm

LEED for hotels

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Dec 16, 2010, 7:38 pm

I don't think LEED for Retail is appropriate for hotels. I think you are still expected to use NC. I'm not sure about what is in development specifically for hotels right now.
Check out the...

Last reply: Cara Mae Cirignano, Dec 17, 2010, 5:39 pm

LEED Update to EQc4.0

Pilot-Credits EQpc21: Low-emitting interiors
posted by Josh Jacobs on Dec 16, 2010, 1:30 pm

of the USGBC IEQ TAG and the USGBC IEQ working group who participated in the 1.5 year effort to draft the proposed credit, to participate in this discussion. Josh has posted his comments on two forums; this one...

Last reply: Josh Jacobs, Dec 17, 2010, 4:24 pm