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cafeteria as special use space?

EBOM-2009 IEQc2.2: Controllability of systems - lighting
posted by Pablo Fortunato Suarez on Aug 18, 2010, 3:10 am

Pardon the re-post. This was included in an earlier thread but might have been over-looked:

1) Is it safe to assume that cafeterias fall under "special use spaces"? Special-use spaces...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 20, 2010, 12:52 am

Successful PBT avoidance

Pilot-Credits PC2: PBT Source Reduction: Dioxins and Halogenated Organic Compounds
posted by Abena Darden on Jul 13, 2010, 4:47 pm

I would be interested in knowing if any LEEDUser out there has had a project successfully earn the PBT avoidance credit. What were the challenges and barriers? How knowledgeable were the...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 20, 2010, 12:41 am

No Green Products available

EBOM-2009 SSc3: Integrated Pest Management, Erosion Control, and Landscape Management Plan
posted by Chris Munn on Aug 19, 2010, 2:41 pm

I am working with a client that has automist dispensers for fly control near the building entrances. The dispensers are not LEED compliant, but apparently the pest control service claims there...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 20, 2010, 12:37 am

Re: Telepresence systems

General forums
posted by David Posada on Aug 19, 2010, 7:22 pm

Doubtful - check
http://www.usgbc.org/ShowFile.aspx?DocumentID=3569
to get an idea of what's been accepted and denied...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 20, 2010, 12:04 am

Option 3 Daylight Measurement

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Norma Lehman on Aug 17, 2010, 2:51 pm

we took readings on a 10'-0" grid as the "documentation toolkit" indicates. In some cases, our...

Last reply: Jill Dalglish, PE, Aug 19, 2010, 7:23 pm

Re: Parking Garage

General forums
posted by David Posada on Aug 19, 2010, 6:36 pm

It seems reasonable to exclude the garage from the project boundary and still use its spaces for SSc4.3 and 4.4. Version 2.2 was less prescriptive in stating how the site boundary was to be...

Metered Energy Use

NC-2009 EAc5: Measurement and Verification
posted by Rebecca Molldrem on Aug 9, 2010, 9:12 am

The credit requirements say, "The M&V period must cover at least 1 year of post-construction occupancy". This however, isn't saying that we can't complete this credit until one year after...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 19, 2010, 4:41 pm

Computer load

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Diana Wellenbrink on Aug 18, 2010, 11:11 pm

Should a computer be calculated as 400W or according to Energy star in our case 175 KWh/annual or around 80 W?: ref: http...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Aug 19, 2010, 8:05 am

DES Guidance

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posted by Christopher Schaffner on Aug 18, 2010, 3:43 pm

One thing to look out for - while teams can now pick either Option 1 or Option 2, note that each options have point limitations. Under Option 1, projects can only earn a maximum of half the...

Outdoor Track

Schools-2009 SSc7.1: Heat island effect - nonroof
posted by Linda Davisson on Aug 18, 2010, 12:14 pm

Our school project has an outdoor track made of rubber. Is this considered a hardscape or can it count as open space?

Thanks

Last reply: David Posada, Aug 18, 2010, 12:28 pm