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No exterior lights?

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posted by Jon Penndorf on Aug 27, 2015, 9:50 am

We are looking at a project that would be considered a major renovation, but we are not touching the outside face of the exterior walls of the building. As such we are making no modifications to...

Last reply: Elizabeth (Zeba) Floyd, Apr 26, 2018, 2:39 pm

Campus setting, trespass boundary criteria clarified?

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Vince Briones on Feb 23, 2015, 10:49 am

The V4 BD+C reference guide notes "When additional properties owned by the same entity responsible for the LEED project are contiguous to the
project site and have the same or a higher...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Feb 8, 2018, 9:02 am

Sports Field Exceptions

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Michelle DiPenti on Jul 6, 2015, 9:57 am

Has anyone received an exemption for uplight and...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jan 26, 2018, 10:05 am

Reviewers are not paying attention

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Bill Swanson on Dec 21, 2017, 12:06 pm

Just got the review comments back on a project.

For Uplight, Option #1 was selected. ...

Last reply: Vijaya Yellamraju, Jan 22, 2018, 10:46 am

Externally illuminated building signage

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Gordon Wong on Sep 18, 2017, 3:02 pm

I have a project in Auburn, CA for the California Conservation Corp.  The new building will have a stem mounted luminaire that will illuminate the building name.  Since this luminiare does not...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jan 11, 2018, 9:04 am

BUG Rating from similar IES file

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posted by Jake Buckmiller on Jan 8, 2018, 9:18 am

Hi all,

I have a project where we are using 5000K color temperature light fixtures. The manufacturer of an exterior light fixture has an IES file available for the 3500K color temperature...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jan 8, 2018, 2:22 pm

Different lighting levels on daylight sensor or program

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Marilou Communeau on Nov 7, 2017, 10:46 am

Hello,

We are considering having the exterior lighting on daylight sensor and also on a management program.

What time is considered to be "nighttime" where...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Nov 8, 2017, 10:27 am

Is lighting inside a facade or double skin considered as exterior lighting?

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Marilou Communeau on Nov 7, 2017, 10:01 am

Is lighting inside a facade or double skin considered as exterior lighting ?

The light fixtures are inside a double skin and illuminate the facade at level zero and therefore illuminate...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Nov 7, 2017, 1:41 pm

Occasionnal Uplight Lighting (for special events)

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Marilou Communeau on Nov 7, 2017, 10:51 am

Hello,

The project I am working on is in zone LZ-1 (occupied part of a park).

We wish to pursue this credit but the architect want to have the possibility to lighten upwards the...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Nov 7, 2017, 1:36 pm

BUG ratings for recessed down lights

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Brightworks Sustainability on Nov 3, 2015, 11:27 am

Hi Bill,

Do you know how to account for exterior lighting that does not have published BUG ratings? We are trying to get this information from the architect but he says that most of the...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Nov 1, 2017, 10:42 am