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Confused about Exemplary vs. Innovation credits

NC-2009 IDc1: Innovation in Design
posted by Susan Robertson on Jan 28, 2010, 12:49 pm

I am confused about this information -- are we able to potentially earn all 26 exemplary points plus a potential for 5 innovation credits? Or if we choose to take some exemplary points, are we...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Mar 2, 2011, 2:22 pm

Energy Cost

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Mike Decoster on May 25, 2010, 2:28 pm

We are working on a project with a modelled energy savings of 47% when comparing BTU/sf/yr. When we calculate it as LEED requires (in terms of dollars) our building energy efficiency drops to 22...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 11, 2012, 9:32 am

Digital signature / initials

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nicolas Galiotto on Sep 6, 2010, 9:48 am

Hi Christopher, hi all,

A few online forms (EAp2 included) require a digital signature (required signatory) from the owner, the mechanical amd electrical engineers, etc.

Can a LEED...

Last reply: David Hubka, Feb 25, 2011, 10:08 am

Calculating the average pressure differential

NC-2009 IEQc5: Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control
posted by Stephanie Guy on Dec 7, 2010, 4:06 pm

When exhausting spaces, you are required to exhaust at a rate of 0.5 cfm/sf and maintain an average pressure differential with surrounding spaces of 5 Pa and 1Pa at a minimum when the doors to...

Last reply: Sunayana Jain, Mar 27, 2012, 11:04 am

Documentation Requirements for LEED MRc2

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Werner Sobek on Dec 28, 2010, 8:31 am

As a newbee to LEED, I have a rather basic question. In the D&C reference guide 2009, on page 359, section 4 - Implementation, it mentions that all of the waste haul receipts should be...

Last reply: J Douglas Dietrich, Mar 27, 2012, 12:17 pm

Demand Control Ventilation

NC-2009 IEQc1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring
posted by Dylan Connelly on Jun 27, 2011, 3:20 pm

I have a project with 14 small rooms (

Last reply: Dylan Connelly, Aug 13, 2013, 6:35 pm

Individual Offices

NC-2009 IEQc6.1: Controllability of systems - lighting
posted by AMY VAN DAM on Oct 27, 2011, 12:10 pm

Any further insight on individual offices (one occupant)? We have received a ruling in the past (2008 - CI 2.0 project) that a single on/off switch in an individual office does not meet the...

Last reply: Lauren Sparandara, Jan 30, 2013, 2:54 pm

Option 3- Variable conditions

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Maura Adams on Dec 22, 2011, 1:45 pm

I'm trying to decide whether to continue pursuing Option 3 measurements. December in the northeast is not an ideal time to be measuring daylight, even when it's sunny outside. The footcandle...

Last reply: Jill Dalglish, PE, Jan 2, 2012, 3:49 pm

Too many measurements!

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Eric Shamp on Jan 31, 2012, 12:54 pm

I'm working on a skylit warehouse, around 700k sf. We're just barely non-compliant using Option 2 Prescriptive (something like 2.8% skylight area), but spot checks show that we'd be compliant...

Last reply: TODD REED, Mar 13, 2012, 12:58 pm

Option 1 Path 2

NC-2009 IEQc3.2: Construction IAQ management plan - before occupancy
posted by shaun Andriano on Feb 29, 2012, 9:17 am

Hello. We have a building looking to meet the requirements for Option 1 Path 2. In the credit language it states that the flush is to stop at the end of occupancy for that day. The operating...

Last reply: Dylan Connelly, Apr 17, 2012, 12:41 pm