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posted by Tristan Roberts on Jun 1, 2010, 1:14 pm

Greg, may I recommend posting this question on the specific LEED credit forum where it's relevant? You can see a list of LEED credits and associated forums here:

Volume to Weight Conversions

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Jean Marais on May 20, 2010, 9:39 am

Are only the given conversion factors accepted by LEED? Is there a growing list of accepted conversion factors?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 31, 2010, 8:16 pm


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posted by Joshua Radoff on May 31, 2010, 3:23 pm

Happy to throw our name in the ring. We're (YRG) the primary content providers for this site, have done a few hundred LEED-NC projects, including work with the military. I can be...

Cradle to cradle certification and ID credits

NC-2009 IDc1: Innovation in Design
posted by Alice Sung on May 28, 2010, 9:41 pm

The architect on our team is considering specifying a product ( for example, rainscreen products by Centria,) that touts MBDC Cradle to Cradle Certification garnering 1 point for an Innovation...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 28, 2010, 9:57 pm

Open Office

NC-2009 IEQc6.1: Controllability of systems - lighting
posted by Annette Bellafiore on May 18, 2010, 8:37 pm

On the bird's eye view tab it states that open office is considered like a shared multi-occupant space, however on the "Checklists" tab it sates that open office must have individual controls...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 28, 2010, 9:11 pm

APPA room types

EBOM-2009 IEQc3.2: Green cleaning - custodial effectiveness assessment
posted by Brian Sutton on May 27, 2010, 10:41 am

Anyone know where I can find the weighting factors for hotel guest rooms?

Last reply: Shira Norman, May 28, 2010, 6:54 pm

Green roofs and habitat

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posted by David Posada on May 28, 2010, 5:37 pm

The microclimate conditions of a roof in your area bear similarities to alpine zones above treeline in Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire where drainage, soil type, wind, and lack of shade dictate...

LEED project boundary

Schools-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Cara Mae Cirignano on May 25, 2010, 4:14 pm

2010- 1:34 pm EAp3 is pretty easy, and for a seven-year-old buliding I think you'd be fine.Why don't you post about your situation over on the IEQp3 forum? It's an interesting situation....

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 28, 2010, 1:34 pm

Another HVAC Compliance Question

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Omer Moltay on May 26, 2010, 2:33 pm

Dear All,

Our current project is an existing building renovation, where boiler and chiller in the 2 pipe fan coil system are retained, but the fan coil units are replaced with new ones....

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, May 28, 2010, 10:38 am

Storage / Collection of Recyclables In Apartment

NC-2009 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Jean Ascoli on May 6, 2010, 12:11 pm

Can we count space for collection of recyclables inside the dwelling units towards the SF for recyclable storage; reducing the overall size of the central storage?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 27, 2010, 10:22 pm