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Parking Requirements in areas with no zoning.

NC-2009 SSc4.4: Alternative transportation - parking capacity
posted by Elizabeth McPherson on Jun 14, 2010, 5:32 pm

a copy of the ITE study in the office, and wrote about it in this forum post. Gives me a much better idea of why LEED requires it. Too bad about the cost, of course, but lots of data there. Log...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 1, 2010, 11:05 pm

Rotating Existing Building Renovations

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Mark Benson on May 18, 2010, 4:58 pm

Under the 90.1 Performance Rating Method (PRM), the performance of the baseline building has to be based on the average of 4 separate rotations of the baseline building. This makes sense for new...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 1, 2010, 10:45 pm

IEQ Credit 4.2- Low VOC paints & coatings

CI-2009 IEQc4.2: Low-emitting materials - paints and coatings
posted by Leo van Veldhuizen on Jun 30, 2010, 5:04 pm

We have a project that has Marshfield Door Systems with a "Enviroclad UV" factory applied finish.

Marshfield on their website states this is a low voc finish system. When I asked for...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 1, 2010, 10:28 pm

Brackish Water for Irrigation?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Kimberly Frith on Jul 1, 2010, 2:10 pm

We have a project located close to the coast. The landscape designer is considering including plants which would be watered with brackish water for irrigation (pumped from underground). Would...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 1, 2010, 9:47 pm

the grey area of sustainable purchases

EBOM-2009 MRc1: Sustainable purchasing - ongoing consumables
posted by Wendy Gibson on Jun 29, 2010, 2:55 pm

I have a few questions that cover both MRc1 and MRc2. (1) Do we need track and include in the credit calculations purchases that do not have a green alternatives? For instance, treadmills,...

Last reply: Wendy Gibson, Jul 1, 2010, 5:26 pm

Parking Capacity in block project- park

NC-2009 SSc4.4: Alternative transportation - parking capacity
posted by Leticia SooHoo on Jun 23, 2010, 12:42 pm

Hi, I am working on a block project with two buildings pursuing LEED in a park. A new underground parking...

Last reply: Leticia SooHoo, Jul 1, 2010, 4:26 pm

Works for chairs only?

CI-2009 IEQc4.5: Low-emitting materials - systems furniture and seating
posted by Jim McCarty on Jun 22, 2010, 11:13 am

A project on which we are working has site-built desks and work surfaces. New chairs will be purchased for all desks and work surfaces. Will the project be able to earn this credit based solely...

Last reply: Seema Pandya, Jul 1, 2010, 1:07 pm

Septic Systems

NC-2009 WEc2: Innovative Wastewater Technologies
posted by Jeffrey Westall on Mar 14, 2010, 3:25 pm

Do septic systems count as...

Last reply: Andrea Traber, Jul 1, 2010, 12:28 pm

Option 2 prescriptive

CS-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Dushan Milinovich on Jun 29, 2010, 5:51 pm


I'm working on a core&shell project and it'll go with option 2, prescriptive.

I can type "Total daylight requlary occupied gross area, determined throught prescriptive...

Last reply: Eddy Santosa, Jul 1, 2010, 12:23 pm

Irrigation Types and Efficiencies

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Marina Wrensch on Jun 23, 2010, 5:18 pm

LEED only cites only two types of irrigation and their efficiency. For quite some time now the irrigation manufacturing industry has improved their sprinkler products tremendously and it might be...

Last reply: Gunnar Hubbard, Jul 1, 2010, 11:30 am