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Task Lighting for Ergonomics?

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Kristi Ennis on Nov 8, 2019, 3:57 pm

We are wondering if there is any research indicating that task lights with articulating arms are beneficial to proper ergonomics. Has anyone seen anything on this?

Exterior Noise Control

Pilot-Credits EQpc57: Enhanced acoustical performance - exterior noise control
posted by Alan Burt on Nov 13, 2019, 6:10 pm

This project had several challenges related to exterior noise, it is in a busy area near downtown and at the time exposed to higher than typical noise levels from the exhaust system serving an...

Implementation Guide- CEU Credit

Pilot-Credits MRpc103: Integrative Analysis of Building Materials
posted by Todd Sims on Dec 12, 2019, 9:53 am

This group might be interested to know that there is a webinar designed to help project teams achieve this credit. The...

Water uses not covered by indoor water use reduction (cleaning and cooking)

Pilot-Credits WEpc115: Whole Project Water Use Reduction
posted by Dionisio Franca on Dec 24, 2019, 12:25 am

We have some uses that are not included in the indoor water use reduction, such as water for cleaning and cooking. Did anyone try to include those usages in the calculation? Should they be...

ice machine water usage- conservative calculation or probable water usage

Pilot-Credits WEpc115: Whole Project Water Use Reduction
posted by Dionisio Franca on Dec 24, 2019, 12:29 am

We have a ice machine in our project's cafeteria. The ice machine is able to produce a certain quantity of ice and the water usage depends on how much ice it produces. It is very probably that...

thermal control for the energy saving

Pilot-Credits EQpc114: Learning controls for thermal comfort
posted by Jinyong Song on Jan 2, 2020, 8:01 pm

Thermal comfort and energy saving seem to be closely related.

For a store project, energy saving is required more than thermal comfort of space.

Actually in Korea, we regulate...

Exterior Lighting Requirements

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Rick Tucker on Jan 7, 2020, 2:01 pm

With the advances in exterior LED lighting drivers and controls, would it make sense to look at dimming exterior lights down to say 10% in lieu of turning them off completely from midnight to 6am...

Testing Procedure

Pilot-Credits EQpc57: Enhanced acoustical performance - exterior noise control
posted by Margaret Hamilton on Jan 23, 2020, 1:05 pm

We're pursuing this pilot credit for a project in the UK. Noise assessment of the site was required in order for the project to achieve planning approval from the local authority and has been...

Opportunity for "Salvage"

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Kath Williams on Feb 17, 2020, 2:01 pm

On many projects, the owners simply think of bringing furniture from previous office to save money.  This pilot credit gave one owner the opportunity to look throughout the corporation and find...

Local food production

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Xavi Ramon on Mar 2, 2020, 8:19 am

We're pursuing this credit along with a remodelation project of an existing single family home in catalonia (spain). We'll be submitting for our preliminary review this week and will update the...