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Option 3- Light Measurments vs Zone Requirements

EBOM-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Reynaldo Castro on Apr 9, 2010, 12:15 pm

When finding the difference between light measurements when fixtures are on and off, if the difference is above 20% but the footcandle measurement is below the Maximum Illumination Value for the...

Flagpole Restrictions

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Shad Traylor on Apr 9, 2010, 8:40 am

Are flagpoles exempt from this criteria. I did a word serach of the entire LEED Reference Guide and it does not address this condition. Our firm has several DoD and school projects with flagpoles...

Flush Out During Occupancy for a 24/hr Facility

NC-2009 IEQc3.2: Construction IAQ management plan - before occupancy
posted by Alison Y Rivenburgh on Apr 7, 2010, 5:57 pm

Option 1, Path 2: "During each day of the flush-out period, ventilation must begin a minimum of 3 hours prior to occupancy and continue during occupancy." How does this fit into a building that...

Last reply: Ben Stanley, Apr 8, 2010, 10:49 am

Submittal Inventory Table?

EBOM-2009 EAp3: Fundamental Refrigerant Management
posted by Mary Powers on Apr 7, 2010, 3:42 pm

The building contains no CFC's. For the required submittal inventory table, do I need to list all 250 heat pumps in the building? Or do I only need to include the chiller information?

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Apr 7, 2010, 6:03 pm

Tenant not responsible for removal of prior improvements?

CI-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Dave Intner on Apr 7, 2010, 4:44 pm

We have an instance where the tenant is going into an existing building space and is being provided a "clean shell" as outlined in their lease agreement. The landlord removed the previous tenant...

Last reply: Valerie Walsh, Apr 7, 2010, 5:28 pm

Residential Survey

EBOM-2009 SSc4: Alternative Commuting Transportation
posted by Thomas Fisher on Apr 6, 2010, 10:59 am

Can you provide some guidance on how to comply with this credit's requirements for a multi family residential project? Since there is a different occupant population for residential projects...

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Apr 7, 2010, 5:02 pm

Documentation to be provided for this credit

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Maya Karkour on Apr 7, 2010, 9:11 am


We are working on a project in which 100% of the concrete will be regionally sourced, manufactured and harvested.

In order to document the latter, could we simply request...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 7, 2010, 3:08 pm

Scorecard on LEED online has 7 available RP credits

EBOM-2009 RPc1: Regional Priority
posted by Rachael McClain on Apr 6, 2010, 12:07 pm

On the LEED scorecard it has seven credits that are available for Regional Priority. I thought there were only 6 credits that you could attempt for regional priority. The extra credit with the...

Last reply: Rachael McClain, Apr 6, 2010, 4:16 pm

Appropriate plant mix on green roof to qualify for SS 5

EBOM-2009 SSc5: Site development - protect or restore open habitat
posted by Nell Boyle on Mar 29, 2010, 9:14 am

We would like to use our green roof towards this credit. The roof is intensive with a mix of a variey of sedums and succulents. Is this considered "habitat providing native and adaptive plants"?...

Last reply: Shira Norman, Apr 6, 2010, 1:08 pm

Exterior Lighting Power for Non-Tradable Surfaces

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Mark Benson on Apr 5, 2010, 10:58 am

So when calculating the Allowable Exterior Lighting Power for your Baseline energy model, there are Tradable Surfaces and Non-tradable surfaces. My question is concerned with how LEED handles...

Last reply: Mark Benson, Apr 6, 2010, 12:08 pm