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Gross vs Net Square feet

Schools-2009 MRc1.1: Building reuse - maintain existing walls, floors and roof
posted by Nicole Cavanaugh on Oct 13, 2010, 10:49 am

Which would you use?


Last reply: Anne Nicklin, Oct 13, 2010, 11:42 am

VRV system how to take 5 point for equipment efficiency

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by Xiao Sailing on Oct 8, 2010, 10:31 pm

I am working on a small office space. I am trying to get 5 points for equipment efficiency. And the AC、Fresh air system is VRV(variable refrigerant volume),The ac outdoor unit cooling capacity...

Last reply: Paul Conrad, Oct 13, 2010, 11:05 am

Permanent Monitoring System for Thermal Comfort Verification

NC-2009 IEQc7.2: Thermal comfort - verification
posted by Rebecca Stahlnecker on Feb 23, 2010, 8:44 am

Hi, I'm curious how other projects have addressed the "permanent monitoring system" now required for thermal comfort verification?
The credit form does not require explanation of this...

Last reply: Karen Joslin, Oct 13, 2010, 10:33 am

No formaldehyde product for phone board

NC-2009 IEQc4.4: Low-emitting materials - composite wood and agrifiber products
posted by Kelly Pimmel on Sep 9, 2010, 3:14 pm

Has anyone run into the issue on a LEED project of needing to use fire treated plywood for the phone board? And if so, were you still able to meet the requirements of the low emitting credits of...

Last reply: Karen Joslin, Oct 13, 2010, 10:25 am

Hi there

NC-2009 IEQc4.4: Low-emitting materials - composite wood and agrifiber products
posted by Andrew Wills on Jun 10, 2010, 11:53 am

I'm quite new to all this & UK based. No added...

Last reply: Karen Joslin, Oct 13, 2010, 10:20 am

initial lumens

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by paul martin on Oct 13, 2010, 9:03 am

I have a dumb question - when they ask for Initial fixture lumens per lumenaire, do they want fixture output lumens or the...

Naturally Ventilated Spaces

Schools-2009 IEQp3: Minimum Acoustical Performance
posted by kelly irvine on Oct 11, 2010, 9:48 pm

Is the requirement to reduce background noise only for noise from HVAC equipment? In naturally ventilated spaces, do we need to account for outside noise? For Credit 9 as well?

Last reply: Daniel Hicks, Oct 12, 2010, 3:40 pm

Energy Star for a Manufacturing- Assembly Company

EBOM-2009 EAp1: Energy efficiency best management practices - planning, documentation and opportunity assessment
posted by Robert McNeice on Dec 3, 2009, 1:52 pm

I'm working with a client that is a manufacturing/...

Last reply: Gregory Miller, Oct 12, 2010, 11:04 am


EBOM-2009 MRc1: Sustainable purchasing - ongoing consumables
posted by Tim Trefzer on Oct 12, 2010, 10:50 am

I am aware that USGBC has been contemplating including SFI-certified products into certain credits as not to monopolize...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 12, 2010, 10:55 am

FCUs running during flush out- Y?N

NC-2009 IEQc3.2: Construction IAQ management plan - before occupancy
posted by Chellapillai Srinivasan on Oct 12, 2010, 3:11 am

Is it required to run FCUs or any other
units which just re-circulates the room air during flush out process?

If it is not required then we don’t want
to put the...

Last reply: Allison Beer McKenzie, Oct 12, 2010, 8:25 am