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private vs. public lavatories

EBOM-2009 WEp1: Minimum Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
posted by Alice Cook on Jun 27, 2010, 8:07 pm

Jason Franken Sustainability Professional LEEDuser Expert 608 thumbs up July 1, 2010- 10:03 am Daycia, there is always a lot of confusion around this issue, so it's good to see it supported in yet another forum. To answer your specific question, a restroom in a commercial office building is considered a "private lavatory" if it is used on a daily, exclusive basis by the same occupant (i.e. an executive with their own private restroom). The scenario that you're describing for your project where "lavatories have keyed entry for personnel only" would...

Last reply: Jason Franken, Jul 13, 2010, 12:36 pm

Other things that may be excluded

EBOM-2009 MRc1: Sustainable purchasing - ongoing consumables
posted by Abena Darden on Jul 7, 2010, 5:22 pm

Following up on Wendy's question, we are working with a number of laboratory buildings and an aquarium. They purchase ongoing consumables such as chemical reagents, aquarium salts, and fish food...

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Jul 13, 2010, 12:09 pm

Does a product count as an ongoing consumable?

EBOM-2009 MRp1: Sustainable Purchasing Policy
posted by Jay Vorel on Jul 12, 2010, 4:33 pm

My questions are for MRc1 Sustainable purchasing, in a machining facility our highest volume purchases are in...

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Jul 13, 2010, 11:59 am

No Cooling & Free Cooling

NC-2009 IEQc7.1: Thermal comfort - design
posted by Habitech Distretto Tecnologico Trentino on Jan 26, 2010, 9:28 am

How can I demonstrate the compliance in these 3 different situations:

1. no cooling system has been designed for the building
2. during the summer period just mechanical ventilation...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jul 13, 2010, 9:56 am

Complex Energy Model- Dinamic PV panels

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Rosana Correa on Jul 6, 2010, 1:11 pm

We are managing a museum certification in Brazil and the building coverage/envelope is composed of photovoltaic panels that are controlled by the automation system and move in accordance with the...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jul 13, 2010, 9:44 am

leed NC v3 process energy

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by NASSER A F ALMUSAEED on Jun 30, 2010, 5:34 pm

Hi ,
for a printing company
if per example we have 100kw of energy use for the hvac lighting and building system and a 100 kw of energy use for the printing machinery and we save 50...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jul 13, 2010, 9:39 am

Alternate Compliance Path for 50% Energy Star Rated Equipment?

CI-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nancy Henderson on Mar 1, 2010, 1:02 pm

Does anyone know if there is an approved alternate compliance path for meeting the 50% Energy Star Rated equipment portion of this prerequisite? We have a client with hundreds of pieces of...

Last reply: Lauren Sparandara, Jul 13, 2010, 12:28 am

Parking footprint

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Fabio Frescia on Jul 8, 2010, 10:18 pm

Dear all,
Our project includes 10,000m2 of parking footprint (this area not cover by perimeter, just is under roof). So, should we consider it within building footprint? Since I see LEED's...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 12, 2010, 11:21 pm

check with GBCI

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Jul 12, 2010, 10:59 pm

Due to the ownership exception I would recommend you contact...

work under IDc1

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Jul 12, 2010, 10:31 pm

Charlie, great question.
The mode of transport is not covered under the requirements for SSp1 and ...