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Green roof insulation value

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on Aug 26, 2010, 8:07 am

We are integrating an extensive green roof in the project (7 cm of substrate) with sedum vegetation. Is there a way we can take credit for the insulation value of the roof in the energy...

Last reply: Mara Baum, Sep 8, 2010, 12:17 pm

Public transit and military bases

NC-2009 SSc4.1: Alternative transportation - public transportation access
posted by Lauren Ford on Sep 1, 2010, 11:03 am

I often work on military projects where they have one bus line to the nearest town/city, but not always a second route internal or external to the base. Troops are regularly transported by bus,...

Last reply: Mara Baum, Sep 8, 2010, 11:55 am

Water Source Heat Pumps

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by Jonathon Pfantz on Sep 8, 2010, 11:16 am

I have a small project where the existing system in a 10 story building is a water source heat pump system. From what I gather, this type of system is not very friendly towards achieving LEED CI...

Last reply: Paul Conrad, Sep 8, 2010, 11:27 am

Task Lamps exempt from Energy Star calculations?

CI-2009 EAc1.4: Optimize energy performance - equipment and appliances
posted by Mason Radkoff on Sep 8, 2010, 10:15 am

We are purchasing task lamps to earn the IEQ 6.1 "Controllability of Systems - Lighting."

The 2009 Commercial Interiors books states that "Excluded are HVAC, lighting, and building...

Last reply: Paul Conrad, Sep 8, 2010, 11:24 am

LEED-CS Multiple Building Energy Approach

CS-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Edwin Wealend on Sep 7, 2010, 2:27 am

Hi does anyone have access to the potential LEED Multiple Building guideline for v3 projects, in particular the energy EA-1 ASHRAE requirements?

We have a project at a critical stage and...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Sep 8, 2010, 11:12 am

Are Occupancy Sensors alone sufficient?

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Matt Snyder on Sep 7, 2010, 9:30 pm

Question on LEED NC 2009 SSc8 - For Option #1 on the interior lighting portion, is having an occupancy sensor alone installed on fixtures that have a direct line of sight sufficient to meet this...

ECOTECT and daylight calcs for LEED?

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Xavier Obando on Feb 22, 2010, 5:13 pm

Can I use ECOTECT daylight reports to comply with this credit?

Last reply: Eddy Santosa, Sep 7, 2010, 6:38 pm

non-potable is everything

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Jean Marais on Mar 4, 2010, 8:01 am

non-potable is everything that is not potable water, including rainwater, storm water run-off, grey water (definitions vary, but usually soapy shower, bath, sometimes kitchen sink water). If you...

Last reply: Eric Johnson, Sep 7, 2010, 1:53 pm

renovation under LEED-CS

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Aug 17, 2010, 3:35 pm

Yes, you can do a core and shell renovation. It's interesting that it's not specifically called out in the LEED rating system...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Sep 7, 2010, 8:43 am

Low VOC tested products in China

General forums
posted by Edwin Wealend on Aug 24, 2010, 6:38 am

Generally we have found it difficult to introduce LEED as its new but specifically the Low...

Last reply: Jean Marais, Sep 7, 2010, 2:26 am