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NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Jean-Baptiste Noel on Mar 26, 2013, 4:22 am

For our project, the canteen was designed with an area that would give an occupancy of 1400 people if we were to follow the default ASHRAE 62.1 occupancy, which is very high given the fact that...

Last reply: Srimannarayana NCVK, Sep 10, 2013, 6:49 am

Indirectly Conditioned Bathrooms

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Phillip Cook on Jun 18, 2013, 2:50 am

I am using IES VE to model hotel type rooms that each have a separate bathroom. The bathrooms do not have any heating equipment, cooling equipment or thermostats in them. But they have exhaust...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 8, 2013, 12:51 pm

Building eyebrows count towards area?

NC-2009 SSc7.2: Heat island effect - roof
posted by Nicole Kimoto on Jun 18, 2013, 8:06 pm

up June 18, 2013- 8:38 pm I'm sorry, I see conflicting explanations of how to determine the area of a pitched roof on this forum page. "Roof area" says "as measured when prjoected...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, May 14, 2018, 5:40 pm

Modelling Basement Parking

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Omar Elrawy on Jun 19, 2013, 10:58 am

I'am modelling a building with 2 levels of underground parking, which is unconditioned, opened to the outdoor, and having 4 fans (2 supply and 2 exhaust), while the exhaust fans are DCV's based...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 30, 2014, 9:37 am

Baseline System 1 Pump Energy

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Wes Lawson on Sep 6, 2013, 5:05 pm

We are putting together a baseline of a high rise residential building. In Appendix G, it states that we need to use 19 w/gpm. However, in the commentary, it states that this is based off of 60...

Last reply: Jean Marais, Sep 10, 2013, 10:00 am

Load calculation and system selection

NC-2009 IEQc7.1: Thermal comfort - design
posted by Jatuwat Varodompun on Sep 17, 2013, 6:17 pm

We got the comment as follow:
"However, the supporting documentation to confirm that all design conditions fall within the ASHRAE 55-2004 acceptable ranges has not been provided as required...

Last reply: Julia Weatherby, Sep 26, 2013, 10:55 am

We got a review from a

NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira on Oct 10, 2013, 8:45 am

We got a review from a Project and there are 2 comments that we are concerned about:

1) The review team says "that corridors, storage spaces, and technical rooms with intermitente...

Last reply: Michelle Robinson Schwarting, Apr 30, 2014, 3:21 pm

Total Material Default Value

NC-2009 MRc4: Recycled Content
posted by R. Ted Krasnesky on Nov 14, 2013, 11:38 am

thumbs up November 14, 2013- 4:41 pm Ted- Just a note of caution… I recently quoted some information from another LEEDuser forum via the Contact Us form and the reply from the review team was: "Please note that while the LEED User website or LEED User forum information may provide useful guidance based on other project team experiences, information on that site should not be considered precedent...

Last reply: RETIRED, Jan 31, 2014, 12:54 pm

Who includes taxes in their cost calculations?

NC-2009 MRc7: Certified Wood
posted by Kevin Flynn on Jul 3, 2014, 10:06 am

Just curious - how many of you include taxes in the cost calculation for your materials credits?
I typically only include the cost of the...

Last reply: Jon Clifford, Jul 6, 2014, 9:41 am

Manufacturer and Vendor COC and Correct invoice format

NC-2009 MRc7: Certified Wood
posted by LEED Pro Consultant on Aug 5, 2014, 5:34 pm


We are documenting this credit for a project where the only...

Last reply: Jon Clifford, Aug 16, 2014, 1:45 pm