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metered showers

NC-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by gustavo goldman on May 4, 2010, 5:35 pm

We are looking to incorporate metered showers into one of our buildings. However, the LEED 2009 WEp1 template does not explain how to consider the use of metered faucets. The baseline...

Last reply: Jean Marais, May 5, 2010, 12:24 am

Where is a material "manufactured"

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Clint Newton on May 4, 2010, 2:14 pm

We are thinking of using a manufaturer of storefront whose factory falls outside the 500 mile radius of our project, but the fabrication shop that will cut, fit, and preassemble sections is only...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 4, 2010, 2:28 pm

Low-flush WC problems

Schools-2009 WEc2: Innovative Wastewater Technologies
posted by Maya Karkour on May 4, 2010, 10:12 am

Hi all,

I heard that there may be issues with very low-water WCs, such as the 2-4 liters per flush – i.e. in the sense that you would need to flush it twice to get the effect needed.


Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 4, 2010, 12:57 pm

International Project

Schools-2009 RPc1: Regional Priority
posted by Diana Wellenbrink on May 2, 2010, 11:45 pm

Any information when internatinal projects will be able to obtain these points?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 4, 2010, 12:47 pm

Acoustic Wave Baffles

Schools-2009 IEQc4.6: Low-Emitting Materials—Ceiling and Wall Systems
posted by Alison Y Rivenburgh on Apr 30, 2010, 11:46 am

Does this credit apply to Acoustic Baffles and Banners? These are flexible fiberglass panels covered in either vinyl or canvas fabric, and in many cases, are needed to achieve EQ Prerequisite 1...

Last reply: Alison Y Rivenburgh, May 4, 2010, 9:19 am

Standard 189 may establish new "floor" for green buildings

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on May 3, 2010, 9:41 pm

The release of Standard 189 and its possible future role relative to LEED are explored very well in...

assigning credits in LEED Online

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on May 3, 2010, 9:35 pm

As a LEED project manager I use the ability to assign credits to control who edits which forms, and to make it clear to individuals which credits they are responsible for documenting. You could...

LEED EBOM 2008: MRc1-8 Purchasing period, timing

EBOM-2009 MRp1: Sustainable Purchasing Policy
posted by Ryan Schwabenbauer on Apr 28, 2010, 11:01 pm

Purchasing Period Question: Should purchases be tracked in the period ordered, received or paid for? Or is it OK as long as it is consistent across all credits where purchases are involved?

Last reply: Jason Franken, May 3, 2010, 9:21 pm

CBECS data (in lieu of energy simulation)

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Leandro Silva on May 3, 2010, 4:16 pm

Hi all!
Is anyone familiar with using option 2 for estimating baseline energy use for EAc6 Green Power?
I have the link that takes me to the website but there are so many different...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 3, 2010, 6:12 pm

Air Quality Testing

NC-2009 IEQc3.2: Construction IAQ management plan - before occupancy
posted by April Ambrose on Apr 21, 2010, 5:29 pm

I'm having difficulty determining the best way to proceed in regards to utilizing the Air Quality Testing option to fulfill the requirements for this credit. This seems to be the most cost...

Last reply: Shillpa Singh, May 3, 2010, 5:14 pm