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Does compost also count as a waste stream for MRp1?

Pilot-Credits SSpc129: Comprehensive Composting
posted by Robin Dukelow on May 17, 2021, 10:35 pm

Does the compost count as 1-waste stream for MRp1 or does the retail project have to store and collect 4-waste streams + composting if pursuing Comprehensive Composting?

Shops on the ground floor

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Adriana Hansen on May 19, 2021, 9:55 am

We would like to know if shops in the ground floor of a building, below and shaded by the building footprint, can be exempt from the building façade requirements.

We understand that in...

Guardrail in landscape area, clear acrylic or polycarbonate with cutouts

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Geoffrey Katz on May 21, 2021, 4:45 pm

Hello all, 

What experience is there using a clear acrylic or polycarbonate (typical brand names "plexiglass" and "lexan" respectively) with cutouts in a guardrail system?  This could...

Has the Composting credit been achieved with limited composting receptacles in the building?

Pilot-Credits SSpc129: Comprehensive Composting
posted by Kristen Fritsch on Jun 4, 2021, 10:59 am

The amount or spacing of receptacles are not necessarily spelled out, as w/ the recycle bins, and mainly the only place I am drawing from that it should be provided in all spaces is in the "...


Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Kath Williams on Jul 2, 2021, 12:12 pm

This pilot credit enabled the project team to "think beyond" siting, conventional building materials, landscape, cultural inclusion and education.  The project is called American Indian Hall and...

Verified Construction & Demolition Recycling Rates

Pilot-Credits MRpc87: Verified Construction & Demolition Recycling Rates
posted by Atlas Turner on Jul 12, 2021, 8:08 pm

Recently a recycler that is CORR certified has been purchased by another organization. This organization has decided to fill a gap in the market by taking on...

Is utilizing aerobic processor equipment an acceptable strategy for this credit?

Pilot-Credits SSpc129: Comprehensive Composting
posted by Annalise Dum on Aug 30, 2021, 2:18 pm

Our project is considering utilizing kitchen equipment that uses aerobic processing to break down food waste into liquid that is then discharged via the plumbing onsite. If this is the only food...

No Cooling Tower in LEED v2009 School

Pilot-Credits WEpc94: No Cooling Tower
posted by Sandra Schmid on Aug 31, 2021, 5:44 am

We are working on a LEED v2009 school project in Germany which is equipped with VRV refrigerating outdoor units for cooling of some rooms so there is no cooling tower, no use of latent heat of...

Is there a benefit/penalty with regard to points earned by using this method compared to a 2010 PRM comparison?

Pilot-Credits EApc111: Alternative Performance Rating Method
posted by Eric Dixon on Sep 2, 2021, 10:49 am

Has anyone found that they earned more or less points by using the 2016 PRM comparison rather than a 2010 PRM comparison? Is there any research or reference that I can show my client that they...

INpc156- Safety First: Maintenance of HVAC systems during COVID-19

Pilot-Credits INpc156: Safety First: Maintenance of HVAC systems during COVID-19
posted by SIG - Sustainability Main Account on Sep 2, 2021, 3:52 pm

My project is pursuing pilot credit INpc156 for Maintenance of HVAC systems. My project is a data center, so it has been operating as usual throughout COVID-19, making this pilot credit...