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Energy performance vs. Energy Cost

Mid-Rise-v4 EAc1: Annual energy use
posted by Eesmyal Santos-Brault on Dec 13, 2016, 6:28 pm

Hi - It seems that this version of the rating system is targeting energy performance improvement over energy cost budget. Is that right?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 17, 2017, 3:58 pm

Option 1- ASE and the 10% LEED requirement

CI-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Alain Brierley on Mar 8, 2016, 11:07 am

I am working on a large three story office building and analyzing it to see how it would preform under Option 1 requirements. I have a sample perimeter open office area that is showing 100% of...

Last reply: TODD REED, Jan 17, 2017, 2:23 pm


NC-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Leanne Conrad on Nov 28, 2016, 3:57 pm

Does anyone know if...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 17, 2017, 12:15 pm

Product Specific & Industry EPD

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Leanne Conrad on Jan 11, 2017, 1:23 pm

Our project may be able to obtain this credit, but it might come down to the last half value for an industry EPD. My question to the knowledge pool is;

May I count both an industry and a...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Jan 11, 2017, 2:09 pm

Trying to get EQc1 without installing a visible alarm

NC-2009 IEQc1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring
posted by Ira Ben-Reuven on Dec 9, 2016, 1:52 pm

We are working to certify a NC. The tenants will not allow us to install a alarm in the presence of the customer. How can I still acheive this credit - We are willing to attach the alert to the...

Last reply: Andrew Mitchell, P.E., Dec 13, 2016, 11:42 am

Industry Wide EPD with slightly different product listed

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Leanne Conrad on Nov 23, 2016, 10:50 am

I have located an industry wide type III EPD for gypsum by the Gypsum Association. In the product description it lists the products as "for average 5/8" type X gypsum boards". I am using a 1/2"...

Last reply: Leanne Conrad, Nov 25, 2016, 11:53 am

Primer for Waterproofing membrane

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Leanne Conrad on Nov 7, 2016, 1:42 pm

In the requirements for this credit, the...

Last reply: Michelle Halle Stern, Nov 7, 2016, 5:42 pm

exemplary performance

ND-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Ian Scott on Nov 1, 2016, 1:15 pm

I purchased my v4 reference guide last year and the listing of exemplary performance options differs in the table 5: Scorecard and policy areas and the information listed under each credit....

Last reply: Eliot Allen, Nov 2, 2016, 5:27 pm

CHP- Approach

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Victoria Watson on Oct 14, 2016, 7:58 pm

Hi, I have a project with a...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 31, 2016, 3:51 pm

Option 2 Meaning of "Contiguous Area"

NC-2009 IEQc3.2: Construction IAQ management plan - before occupancy
posted by Daniel Smith on Oct 28, 2016, 10:33 pm

Some of the air handling units at the site (police station) where I will be conducting air testing serve more than one area on a given floor, and these areas are not directly connected to each...

Last reply: Tom Nichols, Oct 31, 2016, 10:10 am