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Non-smoking signage requirement / location for LEEDv4 CI

CI-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Meike Borchers on Jul 7, 2017, 8:27 am

Hi, we are looking at LEEDv4 CI for a project in London. By UK law it is not permitted to smoke inside office buildings, and the floors of the office building we look to certify are for more than...

Last reply: Meike Borchers, Sep 25, 2017, 8:35 am

Visitor parking only

CI-v4 LTc5: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Karen Elliott on Sep 15, 2017, 5:51 am

We have an large office space in Central London that has 2 car parking spaces, but the staff will not be able to use them.  They will only be used in exceptional circumstances for visitors. It is...

Last reply: Landry Watson, Sep 15, 2017, 5:43 pm

Switching between Options 1 and 2

CI-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Meike Borchers on Sep 1, 2017, 7:47 am

We have submitted our initial design stage submittal and received commentary on our Option 2 approach - Prescriptive compliance. However, we have since carried out energy simulation and found...

Transportation Planning Handbook

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Susannah Goddard on Jan 15, 2016, 11:46 am

I don't have a copy of this to hand but need to know the content of Tables 18-2 to 18-4. Am I required to purchase a copy of this book in order to determine the appropriate base ratios, or are...

Last reply: Kimberly Schlaepfer, Aug 31, 2017, 6:53 pm

Can this credit be achieved if no minimum local code requirement

CI-v4 LTc5: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Juliana Moreira on Apr 26, 2017, 10:46 am

I am working on an office fitout in central London where there are no minimum local code requirements for parking spaces. The code actually limits the amount of parking spaces to a maximum of 1...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Aug 28, 2017, 1:50 am

Option 2 Prescriptive Compliance EU labels for appliances

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Karen Elliott on Jul 31, 2017, 10:20 am

I know others have asked this but I cannot find any definitive guidance on how to relate for example a dishwasher with an EU energy rating to the Energy Star label. I have found the very useful...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 1, 2017, 11:04 am

ASHRAE 62.1 Vs UK's Building Regs Part F

CS-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Fleur Baguley on Mar 13, 2017, 11:45 am

Hi, I'm assessing a building in the UK. I note a paragraph under the credit for 'Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance' for using other, more stringent local codes in relation to ventilation. I...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Mar 29, 2017, 12:21 pm

Lighting power allowance calculations for V4 ID+C Retail

Retail-CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Joanna Peacock on Dec 12, 2016, 11:23 am

According to ASHRAE 90.1-2010, paragraph 9.6.2, an additional interior lighting power is allowed for the following categories:

a) Decorative lighting (up to 1W/ft2)
b) Merchandise...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 18, 2017, 6:46 pm

No smoking signage refused due to heritage building

Retail-CI-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Joanna Peacock on Jan 17, 2017, 9:39 am

This project is located on Regent Street, which is a very famous, historical shopping street in London. Due to the heritage nature, the design guidelines for the facade of all stores along this...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 18, 2017, 1:38 pm

Toilets for customer use

Retail-CI-v4 WEc1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Karen Elliott on Jul 1, 2016, 7:27 am

We have a small retail unit with no toilet access for customers. There are public toilets near by, but we have no relationship with the company that owns them, so I do not think we would be able...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 18, 2017, 11:23 am