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30% Increased ventilation issues

NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by W. Edward Locke, CSI-CIAQP-M.SAME on Apr 23, 2010, 2:03 pm

The 30% increase in ventilation above ASHRAE 62.1-2007 is a good idea in dry climates. Our issuse is that we have several projects that are seeking LEED Silver with client (GSA) demanding the...

Last reply: Roger Chang, Apr 29, 2010, 9:17 am

LEED Rating System Selection Policy

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Apr 28, 2010, 10:51 pm

I assume you've also checked out the USGBC's LEED rating system selection policy, which can be found here?
While I don't...

Extraction Locations

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Robin Kelley on Apr 26, 2010, 9:26 am

I am having difficulty getting extraction locations for materials used in roofing assemblys. Most suppliers submit this information as being unavailable due to various locations or unknown...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 28, 2010, 10:08 pm

Green Label Plus, FloorScore and Option 2

CI-2009 IEQc4.3: Low-emitting materials - flooring systems
posted by DOUG VAN ETTEN on Apr 27, 2010, 12:18 pm

Are you able to clarify the meaning of Option 2 and its relation to the footnotes in the credit guide?

- Option 2 prescribes compliance with the "requirements of the California...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 28, 2010, 4:27 pm

IOc1 Exemplary Performance, multiple EP points for EAc4

EBOM-2009 IOc1: Innovation in Operations
posted by Ryan Schwabenbauer on Apr 28, 2010, 2:06 pm

Could you achieve multiple Exemplary Performance Points by exceeding a credit by multiple thresholds? Or can you achieve only one EP point per existing credit?

Example: LEED...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 28, 2010, 3:09 pm

LEED Online credit form says to

NC-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Armen Khachikyan on Apr 28, 2010, 7:24 am

The LEED Online credit form says to "provide the plumbing fixture and fitting schedule for the project highlighting flush and flow rates for all applicable plumbing fixtures and fittings". What...

Last reply: Dave Intner, Apr 28, 2010, 11:43 am

Core fixtures included?

CI-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Jonathan Gritz on Sep 5, 2009, 11:00 am

I'd like to hear other people's opinions on this direction included above:
"Commercial Interiors projects must include in the water-use calculations any water fixtures that are being used...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Apr 28, 2010, 1:06 am

Artificial Turf

NC-2009 SSc7.1: Heat island effect - nonroof
posted by Alexis Voeltner on Apr 27, 2010, 7:25 pm

There are many artificial turf manufacturers that claim their artificial turf satisfy multiple LEED credits. Can artificial turf be considered “open-grid pavement system” under credit SS 7.1:...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 27, 2010, 8:13 pm

Water info?

EBOM-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Efficiency Performance
posted by Rachael McClain on Apr 27, 2010, 2:43 pm

Hi, I was wondering if you need water bills to generate a Energy Star Rating. The Reference guide says "The energy data must include data from electricity, natural gas, fuel oil, diesel fuel,...

Last reply: Corinna Kester, Apr 27, 2010, 2:48 pm

C&S IEQ Credit 3.1

CS-2009 IEQc3: Construction IAQ management plan - during construction
posted by Maya Karkour on Apr 27, 2010, 7:09 am

Does the C&S IEQ Credit 3.1 (...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 27, 2010, 8:57 am