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Parking garage with 2 sides of 6 sides 50% open to the outside

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Paola Moschini on Sep 13, 2023, 12:19 pm

Table 6.4 of ASHRAE 60.1-2010 Note C states that for parking garages exhaust not required if two or more sides comprise walls that are at least 50% open to the outside. I have a garage with...

Last reply: Dave Hubka, Sep 13, 2023, 8:50 pm

Baseline system in ASHRAE 90.1 G3.1.1

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Eric Dyer on Sep 13, 2023, 4:30 am


I have a question in the process of creating a baseline system in our modelling.
Our project is in System8.

System8 is described in ASHRAE 90.1 G3.1.1 as "each floor...

Last reply: Eric Dyer, Sep 13, 2023, 7:30 pm

LEED baseline model with proposed increased ventilation and pressurization

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Moses Chong on Sep 13, 2023, 6:03 pm

Has any one worked on LEED project that includes increased ventilation credit AND the project has an pressurization-based ventilation rate? What should I do with the baseline model? should I a)...

Fire and Police Station Building Type Use

NC-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Danielle Waters on Sep 13, 2023, 4:47 pm

I saw on LEEDuser v4 NC LTc7 that Fire Stations could be "General Light Industrial" (1.85/1000 sf), but is it far fetched to consider "Other Public Assembly" (0.25*permitted capacity) if the...

Police Headquaters and Public Services Building

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Marlene Borruso on Dec 12, 2018, 8:47 am

I am currently working on a Police Headquarters and Public Services Building. This project utilizes a parking deck adjacent to the building and reserving spaces for both police vehicles, staff...

Last reply: Danielle Waters, Sep 13, 2023, 4:29 pm

Should we track quantity and costs for profiles and caps/wall base moldings?

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Priscillia Champagne on Sep 12, 2023, 1:50 pm

I am wondering if edging profiles (like Schluter systems let's say) as well as wall base caps and moldings (like Tarkett finishing accessories) need to be tracked for the Flooring Category. In...

Last reply: Priscillia Champagne, Sep 13, 2023, 4:16 pm

District heating prices

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Azra Semic on Sep 13, 2023, 5:59 am

Does anyone know if we are able to deduct from energy prices (gas) if district heating is using only 50% of gas for heating and rest comes form renewable sources?

Green Infrastructure and Buildings: What should be rating system for the chosen building?

ND-Plan-v4 GIBp1: Certified green building
posted by Marine Petrosyan on Sep 12, 2023, 5:27 am

Hi, All!

The GIB Prerequisite states, that at least one whole building should be LEED certified. I understand that for the who neighborhood the given LEED v4 ND Plan will work. BUT, what...

Last reply: Marine Petrosyan, Sep 13, 2023, 2:23 am

WaterSense Tool available only for US and Canada?

CS-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Marine Petrosyan on Sep 4, 2023, 6:47 am

The LEED Online forms say, that WaterSense Tool supports only zip codes of US and Canada. Does this mean that the tool is not suitable for projects outside the US and Canada?

Thank you....

Last reply: Marine Petrosyan, Sep 13, 2023, 2:18 am

Want to consider 30% fresh air in printing areas

CI-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Nagaraj Sankar on Sep 10, 2023, 11:23 pm

Hi users,
One of office project having printing spaces in open office. It is in the name of repro. As per LEED Requirement, whether this space should be negatively pressurised or not....

Last reply: Nagaraj Sankar, Sep 13, 2023, 12:53 am