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NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Tim Rogers on Sep 2, 2010, 10:03 am

This credit specifies that MEP equipment are not to be included in the regional materials calculations, but can someone define exactly what that includes? Does that just mean equipment and large...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Sep 9, 2010, 4:10 pm

post to MRc4 forum

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Sep 9, 2010, 3:12 pm

Ryan, would you mind reposting this question to our LEED-CI MRc4 forum? I think you're more likely to get an answer there. Thanks!

leed pilot credits- we need your help!

Pilot-Credits EApc8: Demand response
posted by brendan owens on Sep 9, 2010, 11:27 am

Hi LEEDusers -

The idea behind pilot credits is to get feedback from project team members on the concepts we're testing so that USGBC can learn from your experience and make these credits...

Turf Grass in Calculations

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Omer Moltay on Sep 5, 2010, 5:22 am

Our landscape features a lot of areas with trees and shrubs located over turf grass. In other words, the groundcover is completely turf grass.

I know that if, for example, groundcover and...

Last reply: Allison Zuchman, Sep 9, 2010, 11:20 am

LEED v3 and Daysim 3.0

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Greg Hackett on Sep 9, 2010, 10:43 am

Does anyone know if Daysim can be used to meet LEED requirements? It uses local whether data, but it uses the Perez all-weather sky model. I've been told it is one of the more accurate programs...

Last reply: TODD REED, Sep 9, 2010, 11:10 am

Regularly Occupied Spaces with V3

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Cynthia Estrada on Sep 8, 2010, 5:58 pm

Since V3 I have not been able to acertain whether the exceptions on "Non-Occupied Spaces" (Janitorial, Storage, Equipment Rooms and Closets) and the "Non-Regularly Occupied Spaces"( corridors,...

Last reply: Cynthia Estrada, Sep 9, 2010, 11:04 am

Pre-Existing Fire Condition

NC-2009 MRc1.2: Building reuse - maintain interior nonstructural elements
posted by George Wilson, AIA on Sep 1, 2010, 1:40 pm

The building had a large amount of pre-existing interior non-structural materials that had to be removed due to fire damage. For example the entire suspended ceiling had fire damage and was not...

Last reply: Nathan Benjamin, Sep 8, 2010, 4:43 pm

Wiggle Room

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posted by Dan Ackerstein on Sep 8, 2010, 3:55 pm

Marc - My experience is that there's some wiggle room, as long as its not excessive and is explained to the...

Last reply: Jason Franken, Sep 8, 2010, 4:10 pm

Fee Schedule

General forums
posted by Dan Ackerstein on Sep 8, 2010, 3:52 pm

I think you'll find people working in a variety of forms right now Elliot. The marketplace is still new enough that customary protocols haven't really developed. My personal preference is to work...

SS credit 1: Option 2 path

CI-2009 SSc1: Site Selection
posted by Kevin Gilleran on Sep 8, 2010, 2:29 pm

As part off a recent CI design review we have found a building where as part of the enticement for the tenant to move has offered to upgrade portions of the building and in particular...

Last reply: Kevin Gilleran, Sep 8, 2010, 3:47 pm