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LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Srimannarayana NCVK on Nov 13, 2014, 12:10 am


We are working on a project in Dubai.
The building is 55% office and 45% hotel.
There is no floor level metering and the building has only one electricity meter.


Last reply: David Eldridge, Dec 7, 2014, 5:37 pm

Shopping mall and Community Connectivity

General forums
posted by Nadia Azzam on Dec 4, 2014, 4:51 am

My project is a mall that is planned to serve a district level; it definately includes at least 10 of the basic services listed in Appendix 1. in order to meet SS-c2 : Option 2 (Community...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 4, 2014, 4:36 pm

Separating Pantry Zone

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Omar Elrawy on Dec 3, 2014, 7:56 am

Dear all,
I have a case where I need to know if I should model separate Pantry zone in Both Basecase and Proposed Case, or in Basecase only?

I have an office building...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 3, 2014, 11:26 am

SSp1 and EPA in KSA

NC-2009 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by FABIO VIERO on Dec 3, 2014, 5:46 am

We are working on two projects located in Saudi Arabia under LEED 2009 certification.

We are looking for finding the appropriate measures to be applied, as per EPA’s...

Hard-Lid Ceiling

NC-2009 IEQc5: Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control
posted by Omar Elrawy on Nov 5, 2014, 8:57 am

Dear all,
I need to know exactly what fulfills the "Hard-lid" ceiling?. I have a false ceiling with gypsum board partitions all over the floor; I need to know - for example -...

Last reply: Jon Clifford, Nov 11, 2014, 7:48 am

ventilation flow rate

CI-2009 IEQc2: Increased Ventilation
posted by ilkyaz ceren güçlü on Nov 10, 2014, 7:52 am


We work on a project in Turkey and I have a trouble about calculations on technical areas. Is it subject %30 increase the flow rate in technical areas? (server rooms,technical rooms...

EAc 5.1 for LEED C&S

CS-2009 EAc5.1: Measurement and verification - base building
posted by S Nagarajan on Nov 4, 2014, 1:42 pm

Dear Sir

I am involved in a 5-storey building. The...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 6, 2014, 6:04 pm

SSc7.2 roof gravel

CS-2009 SSc7.2: Heat island effect - roof
posted by S Nagarajan on Nov 4, 2014, 1:50 pm

Dear Sir

In a C&S LEED building, can we use coating over an existing gravel and if so whether the credit requirements will be fulfilled

Last reply: Susan Walter, Nov 6, 2014, 9:52 am

Core performance guide option

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by mohammed alshaikhsalama on Oct 30, 2014, 12:31 am

The project intents to follow option 3 Perspective compliance path Advanced Building Core Performance Guide. The form version 5 have criteria 2.13 fundamental economizer performance as...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 2, 2014, 6:37 pm

Modeling Heat Reclaim in EAp2 v2009

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Mario S. on Sep 30, 2014, 2:17 am


We are working on a project that uses heat reclaim as a source of energy for service hot water. Heat is reclaimed from the flue gases of a generator set that is used to complement...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 4, 2014, 4:56 pm