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Pilot-Credits MRpc102: Legal Wood
posted by Chris Pyle on Nov 29, 2019, 3:06 pm

Hi all!

I'm looking to achieve this Pilot credit for my project. How have people found success achieving this? My thought is to insert the "ACP" language under the Recycled Content...

Last reply: Terrapin BrightGreen, Feb 15, 2024, 6:50 pm

Utility-Specific GHG Coefficients

Pilot-Credits EApc95: Alternative Energy Performance Metric
posted by on Feb 15, 2024, 5:21 pm

Has anyone utilized a Utility-specific...

Integrative Analysis of Building Materials- Work Smarter, Not Harder

Pilot-Credits MRpc103: Integrative Analysis of Building Materials
posted by Marina Rullo on Oct 23, 2023, 12:16 pm

This pilot credit is a useful way to both qualitatively and quantitatively examine the human health implications, environmental impacts, and safety impacts of building materials.

We’ve...

Last reply: , Feb 15, 2024, 1:21 pm

Can properly designed rainwater ponds contribute to restored areas?

NC-v4.1 SSc2: Protect or Restore Habitat
posted by Bryna Dunn on Feb 15, 2024, 12:55 pm

In a project that has both...

Credit For Excess Chilled Water Rejected To Plant Site Chilled Water System

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Michael Hill on Feb 14, 2024, 4:53 pm

I am working on a project that is using heat pump chillers to generate hot and cold water for the building systems. When the building loads are cooling dominated, the excess heat is rejected to...

Last reply: Michael Hill, Feb 15, 2024, 11:47 am

Predictive Climate Data

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Dave Hubka on Feb 15, 2024, 8:21 am

Are there any firms performing energy models with future predictive climate data rather past published climate data?

If so, I wonder if the ghost of energy modeling future is scarier than...

Last reply: Sarah Leenknegt, Feb 15, 2024, 9:11 am

Temperature and Humidity Logging

NC-v4 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Nancy Henderson on Sep 20, 2019, 7:38 pm

We have a 2-story building with multiple independently operating HVAC systems.  We are looking for guidance on how to log temperature and humidity during the flush-out.  The temperature will be...

Last reply: Dave Hubka, Feb 14, 2024, 11:32 am

Envelope Description Reference- Using California Building Energy Efficiency Standard (Title 24) as reference?

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Moses Chong on Feb 5, 2024, 4:33 pm

Hi! I know that we have to describe the construction of the opaque envelope and reference the 90.1 Appendix A table in the minimum energy performance calculation. Can I use the...

Last reply: Jamy Bacchus, Feb 13, 2024, 9:16 pm

Inherently Nonemitting

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Allen Cornett on Apr 3, 2023, 1:19 pm

I don't know of any 'joint tapes' that would be considered inherently nonemitting.  Here is a forum discussion that may help: Joint Compound and Joint Tape- GREENGUARD Gold requirements | LEEDuser...

Last reply: Dave Hubka, Feb 13, 2024, 5:56 pm

Baseline Heating Type with Campus Steam Humidification

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Michael Hill on Feb 13, 2024, 2:42 pm

I am modeling a lab builidng for LEED v4 and I am trying to determine what the Baseline heating type should be. Space heating and cooling are being provided by heat pump chillers in the proposed...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 13, 2024, 2:54 pm