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Light Pollution Reduction credit threshold

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Francesco Passerini on Dec 20, 2017, 12:10 pm

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Last reply: Bill Swanson, Mar 28, 2019, 1:32 pm

Requirements only for exterior lighting?

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Benjamin Weise on Sep 19, 2018, 8:00 am

Hello!

Do the requirements for this credit only apply to exterior lighting or does interior lighting need to be considered as well?

Thanks in advance!

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Mar 26, 2019, 3:29 pm

Historic lamposts- not exempt?

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Elizabeth Kertesz on Oct 9, 2018, 1:22 pm

Our project includes existing, historic lampposts that will remain in place.  We may be able to adjust the internal components of the lamps to make them more energy efficient, but due to the...

Last reply: Elizabeth Kertesz, Oct 30, 2018, 11:59 am

Exterior internally lit signage- Manufacturer furnished "nit" data, or Design team calculation task?

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Joanna Switzer on Sep 24, 2018, 3:38 pm

Hi all,

Haven't seen much evidence that "nit" light levels (luminance across surface) are readily documented, particularly since signs are often customized fabrications. Has anyone...

Last reply: Joanna Switzer, Sep 24, 2018, 5:08 pm

CALGreen Projects and BUG Rating

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Michelle Rosenberger on Sep 20, 2018, 2:45 pm

Hi all,

I have several California projects (that are all LEED 2009) and thought that getting this credit via BUG ratings would be a slam dunk since these projects all have CALGreen...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Sep 20, 2018, 4:51 pm

LIght Pollution Reduction only applicable to exterior lighting?

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Benjamin Weise on Sep 19, 2018, 5:39 am

Bill Swanson Sr. Electrical Engineer Feyen Zylstra LEEDuser Expert 702 thumbs up September 19, 2018- 9:33 am You only need to ask the question once. Log in or register to post comments Benjamin Weise CSD Engineers LEEDuser Basic Member 15 thumbs up September 19, 2018- 9:40 am there seems to have been a problem with my post. I didnt receive a confirmation and couldnt find it in the forum. That's why I posted twice. Sorry! Log in or register to post comments ...

Last reply: Benjamin Weise, Sep 19, 2018, 9:40 am

LZ1 vs LZ2 for Zoo application

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Carl Karlen on Jun 4, 2018, 1:57 pm

Hello:

My team and I are unsure whether our project site should be considered LZ1 or LZ2. The project is located in a public zoo campus setting, within a much larger public park area. The...

Last reply: Niraj Poudel, Jul 26, 2018, 4:27 pm

Project vs Lighting boundary

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Bill Swanson on May 17, 2017, 10:10 am

There appears to still be confusion on the differences between the Project Boundary and the Lighting Boundary.

The Project boundary is the same as shown in every other credit. All...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jun 26, 2018, 9:21 am

MLO Non-Residential Lighting using the Performance Method

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Candace Cohen on Jun 17, 2018, 7:40 am

The MLO says that in order to establish the Total Initial Site Lumens one must use Table D, adding together the Allowed Lumens Per Square Foot and the Allowed Base Lumens Per Site. Could someone...

Last reply: Candace Cohen, Jun 26, 2018, 5:23 am

BUG method based on angle of mounting

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by sladjana pandurovic on Jun 1, 2018, 7:00 am

Does the angle of installation of the...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jun 1, 2018, 10:22 am