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No requirement to stop you

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Mar 4, 2010, 12:32 pm

Technically there is no requirement in LEED to stop you from registering and certifying a project that has already begun construction. But it can be tough, as Jean notes.

Another obstacle...

Convention Center- Trasient Users for Bicycle Racks

NC-2009 SSc4.2: Alternative transportation - bicycle storage and changing rooms
posted by PREMNATH SUNDHARAM on Feb 22, 2010, 8:14 pm

exploring at how other convention centers achieved this credit (most of the LEED certified ones have achieved this credit). Will keep the forum posted. Any thoughts will be greatly appreciated. Thanks. Prem...

Last reply: Mara Baum, Mar 4, 2010, 12:12 pm

From a theme point of view it

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posted by Jean Marais on Mar 4, 2010, 8:11 am

From a theme point of view it fits the CI better. NC has many aspects associated with what goes on outside the building, on the roof, hardscapes, stormwater, etc. CI is aimed at people who don't...

Last reply: Phoebe Kincaid, Mar 4, 2010, 8:19 am

Which rating system: LEED-NC or LEED-CI?

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posted by Phoebe Kincaid on Mar 4, 2010, 7:55 am

In the "LEED 2009 Supplemental MPR Guidance" document we found that there is an exception that may allow an owner occupied building to qualify under LEED-CI rather than NC (page 10). It seems we...

No, but I've had that once

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posted by Jean Marais on Mar 4, 2010, 5:23 am

No, but I've had that once and wouldn't touch it again with a 10 ft barge pole. If they've not been photo documenting the construction site to show the run-off control measures for example, you...

Historic Preservation

NC-2009 MRc1.2: Building reuse - maintain interior nonstructural elements
posted by Richard Reed on Mar 3, 2010, 12:57 am

Building is on National Register of Historic Places. Extensive woodwork to be refurbiished and reused but will also require replacement to copy original patterns etc throughout finished project...

Last reply: Richard Reed, Mar 3, 2010, 9:12 pm

Wooden raised floor

CI-2009 IEQc4.4: Low-emitting materials - composite wood and agrifiber products
posted by Andreas M. Roessler on Mar 3, 2010, 3:40 am

Hi, do you know whether a raised wooden floor applies to IEQc4.4?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Mar 3, 2010, 5:41 pm

Patience for a continuously changing system

Living with LEED Online - quirks, bugs and hiccups
posted by Stephanie Hodgin on Mar 3, 2010, 4:49 pm

Believe it or not, the site and the credit forms are much improved from when LOv3 first launched almost a year ago. The main lesson I have learned to deal with the system is PATIENCE. The whole...

ITE study and recommended parking counts

Schools-2009 SSc4.4: Alternative transportation - parking capacity
posted by Joanna Jenkins on Feb 18, 2010, 11:51 am

What does the ITE study say about recommended spaces for elementary schools? How about midde and high schools? For example, if K-12 is not an option (as Jennifer Waddick indicates), could you...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Mar 3, 2010, 12:23 pm

Type of School

Schools-2009 SSc4.4: Alternative transportation - parking capacity
posted by J W on Feb 18, 2010, 10:14 am

The ITI study lists different types of schools including elementary, middle and high schools. What if the school is a K-12? What type do I use to calculate parking?

Last reply: Shannon Gray , Mar 3, 2010, 11:32 am