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No, but I've had that once

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posted by Jean Marais on Mar 4, 2010, 5:23 am

No, but I've had that once and wouldn't touch it again with a 10 ft barge pole. If they've not been photo documenting the construction site to show the run-off control measures for example, you...

Which rating system: LEED-NC or LEED-CI?

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posted by Phoebe Kincaid on Mar 4, 2010, 7:55 am

In the "LEED 2009 Supplemental MPR Guidance" document we found that there is an exception that may allow an owner occupied building to qualify under LEED-CI rather than NC (page 10). It seems we...

No requirement to stop you

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Mar 4, 2010, 12:32 pm

Technically there is no requirement in LEED to stop you from registering and certifying a project that has already begun construction. But it can be tough, as Jean notes.

Another obstacle...

Norwegian Standard

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posted by Christopher Schaffner on Mar 5, 2010, 4:05 pm

LEED wants you to use ASHRAE 90.1. You might have a chance arguing that the Norwegian standard is equivalent, or more stringent, but you would need to prove that in your submission.


FTE vs. transient

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Mar 11, 2010, 2:56 pm

Neil, let's be clear -- FTEs and transients are two distinct numbers. So it sounds like you're all set with...

That I can do. Thanks

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posted by Neil Rosen on Mar 12, 2010, 5:30 am

That I can do. Thanks

IDc1 and contractor certification

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Mar 17, 2010, 7:43 pm

I haven't heard of this, but that doesn't mean it doesn't exist. Have you looked for it in the IDc1 catalog that was published by USGBC, showing successful (and unsuccessful) approaches? This is...

COC only for certified wood

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Mar 24, 2010, 4:59 pm

Lawrence, your contractor must be getting something mixed up....

Project data forms in LEED Online

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Mar 24, 2010, 7:07 pm

Tony, I checked around and don't have any tips on your questions. We're not sure exactly what...

Response to questions on building criteria and certification fee

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posted by Cara Mae Cirignano on Mar 25, 2010, 10:02 am

On page 19 of the MPR Supplemental Guidance (located here: http://www.usgbc.org/ShowFile.aspx?DocumentID=6473) guidelines are...