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Treating Outdoor Air for System 4 in Humid Climates

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Evelyn Dicks, EI, CxA on Oct 21, 2010, 2:34 pm

My building type directs me to use System 4 - Pkgd DX...

Last reply: Kim Shinn, Oct 21, 2010, 2:48 pm

Outside of the US

CS-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Pia Öhrling on Sep 21, 2009, 6:53 am

In Sweden the criteria for certified Green Power (run by the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation) does not match the...

Last reply: Lana Malone, Oct 21, 2010, 2:45 pm


General forums
posted by Eric Johnson on Oct 19, 2010, 5:44 am

Where can international users download the regional priority credits? I don't see an international label on the USGBC site. I would like to see the threshold levels for the specific credits or...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 21, 2010, 1:37 pm

High power task lighting/ plug lighting

CI-2009 EAc1.1: Optimize energy performance - lighting power
posted by Gahl Sorkin Spanier on Oct 10, 2010, 9:21 am

In an attempt to reconcile user demands- employees over 60 and cultural aversion to be "in the darkness" of 30fc and ASHREA demands we are proposing high power task ights and plug lamps, (...

Last reply: Dane Sanders, Oct 21, 2010, 12:56 pm

Recently announced RP credits for international projects

Schools-2009 RPc1: Regional Priority
posted by Bilge Ceylan on Oct 21, 2010, 6:53 am

The posting on USGBC's website lists the areas where international projects can achieve regional priority bonus points (e.g., water use, waste water, energy efficiency and enhanced...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 21, 2010, 10:19 am


General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Oct 21, 2010, 9:26 am

Given the high level of work going on, it sounds like LEED-NC is most appropriate here. If the building remains occupied through the work,  then I would say that you have your choice to use LEED...

Reference Guide typo?

NC-2009 MRc3: Materials Reuse
posted by Eric Shamp on May 20, 2010, 2:06 pm

This, from p. 365 of LEED 2009 Green Building Design and Construction (sentence fragment not mine): "Other reused material found on-site. Components that are retained and continue to serve their...

Last reply: Nathan Benjamin, Oct 21, 2010, 8:15 am

Irrigation to the adapted habitat

EBOM-2009 SSc6: Stormwater Quantity Control
posted by Simon Sue on Oct 20, 2010, 6:31 am

we adapted a vegetated area nearby our project space. i wonder the collected stormwater can be used as irrigation towards this new habitat?
because we would like to make use all our 15%...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 20, 2010, 10:46 pm

Re: NC or CS

General forums
posted by David Posada on Oct 18, 2010, 7:59 pm

This sounds more like NC since the building owner/ developer is in control of selecting finishes for more than 60% of the building. Even if the residential units are eventually sold to other...

Last reply: David Posada, Oct 20, 2010, 12:23 pm

How to Document Straight Down Fixture Lumens

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Omer Moltay on Oct 20, 2010, 11:11 am

We have to document that, for LZ2, max. 2% of initial fixture lumens are emitted at an angle of 90 degrees of more from nadir.

In your experience how would you achieve this? We have the...