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Flush-Out Requirement for a Naturally Ventilated Building

NC-2009 IEQc3.2: Construction IAQ management plan - before occupancy
posted by Eric Carbonnier on Feb 5, 2015, 12:00 pm

The project is an 8 story residence hall on a university campus. The building is not equipped with a central ventilation system and dorm rooms rely on natural ventilation. My options appear to be...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Mar 19, 2015, 6:43 pm

Fleet Vehicle Parking CI 2009 SSc3.3

CI-2009 SSc3.3: Alternative transportation - parking availability
posted by Jessica Kavanagh on Mar 4, 2015, 1:26 pm

Working toward certification under CI 2009 version. Renovation to an existing building that is less than 75% of total building space, so we are under Case 1 Option 1. Client/tenant is a...

Last reply: Jessica Kavanagh, Mar 18, 2015, 5:54 pm

IEQ Credits 4.1-4.5- applies to on-site application only?

NC-2009 IEQc4.2: Low-emitting materials - paints and coatings
posted by Charlie DeTillio on Mar 4, 2015, 8:27 am

We are semi-new to the LEED program and want to be sure that we are following all of the necessary guidelines to achieve the overall credits for the project. This is a LEED Gold project intended...

Last reply: Jon Clifford, Mar 17, 2015, 10:35 pm

Cleaning Requirements for bathroom demo

CI-2009 IEQc3.1: Construction IAQ management plan - during construction
posted by Megan Bove on Mar 17, 2015, 8:43 am

If there is a CI project that has an existing bathroom that is set to be demolished as other build outs are happening, are there specific...

Last reply: Michelle Halle Stern, Mar 17, 2015, 9:28 am

Energy Modelling Issues

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Cynthia Estrada on Mar 16, 2015, 12:36 pm

Marcus Sheffer LEED Fellow 7group / Energy Opportunities LEEDuser Expert 5796 thumbs up March 16, 2015- 1:00 pm There are quite often work arounds for most newer systems that may not be directly addressed by the software. In general a good modeler will make sure that the system in the project can be modeled (either directly or with an established work around) by the software being used. Commercial software like Trace should have technical support that could recommend how to model a unique system. Other software may have similar help available, if not perhaps posting on one of the discussion forums...

Last reply: Cynthia Estrada, Mar 16, 2015, 2:13 pm

Interstitial or Interior Blinds

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Sandra Lester on Mar 14, 2015, 10:38 am

Would interstitial or interior blinds could contribute to load reductions and contribute to an increase in energy efficiency? What if the blinds are automated and these controls cannot be...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 16, 2015, 9:22 am

Fabricator's location

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Mahsa Nicknam on Mar 3, 2015, 9:30 am

IF the manufacturer's location is within 500 miles however fabricator's location is not, does it still have contribution to this credit OR not?

In another word, when manufacturer location...

Last reply: Jon Clifford, Mar 15, 2015, 1:57 pm

seashells considered recycled content?

CI-2009 MRc4: Recycled Content
posted by Dan Governile on Mar 5, 2015, 2:59 pm

Can anyone tell me if seashells can be a...

Last reply: Jon Clifford, Mar 13, 2015, 8:33 pm

Atypical Fixture on a Floor with 0 FTE

EBOM-2009 WEp1: Minimum Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
posted by Alexis Thompson on Mar 12, 2015, 6:56 pm

I'd like some assistance on defining my fixture groups. My project has the same public lavs, water closets, and urinal fixtures throughout the building with very similar occupant usage patterns...

Sharing my BD+C exam tips!

General forums
posted by Paula Melton on Mar 12, 2015, 4:34 pm

Hi, all! I wrote up my LEED AP BD+C exam tips in so much detail that we went crazy and decided to turn it into a study guide, workbook, and online practice exam! :-)

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