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CS-2009 EAc5.2: Measurement and verification - tenant submetering
posted by Akshay Odugoudar on Jan 29, 2015, 11:30 am

Does the M&V Plan for EAc5.2 have to include what tool is being used to calculate the baseline energy use of the building? Also, is it even necessary to calculate the baseline for a Core and...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 30, 2015, 4:13 pm

Modeling Water-source Variable Refrigerant Volume Systems

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Eric Webber on Jan 12, 2015, 5:20 pm

Hey everyone,

I have a question about the best software choice and modeling strategy for water-source VRV (or VRF) systems.

Our proposed design will use a water-source variable...

Last reply: Anthony Hardman, Jan 30, 2015, 10:59 am

Autocontrol vs smart sensor-activated faucets and duration times

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Heather DeGrella on Jan 19, 2015, 1:21 pm

Per the LEEDv4 Reference Guide "Duration-based savings from auto-control faucets w/ automatic fixture sensors or metering controls are no longer allowed in the design case. Studies have shown...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Jan 29, 2015, 5:27 pm

Volume Captured on the Stormwater Mgmt Calculator

NC-2009 SSc6.1: Stormwater design - quantity control
posted by Kimberlee Dobbins on Jan 29, 2015, 4:30 pm

Going from LEED-EB 2.0 SS credit 5.1 to LEED 2009, O&M, what is the number for "Volume Captured"? Is it
a) "Stormwater management practices (structural detention facilities)" (gallons...

Structurally Independent Garage- which credits to consider?

Healthcare-v2009 SSc7.1: Heat island effect - nonroof
posted by Iris Amdur on Jan 29, 2015, 12:22 pm


Firstly, Tristan or Susan, if you guys think that I would be better served putting this comment under another credit, please let me know.. the building just happens to be a 2009...

Last reply: Susan Walter, Jan 29, 2015, 1:50 pm

PPM versus other units of measurement

Pilot-Credits EApc66: Community contaminant prevention - airborne releases
posted by Jennifer Berg on Jan 29, 2015, 12:13 pm

The current credit uses ppm units for all equipment. This is not a common measurement used or documented for generators. The NOx and CO emissions for generators are shown in g/kWhr in alignment...

Site Management Policy

Credit Forums
posted by Kelsey Jensen on Jan 26, 2015, 6:01 pm

When compiling the list of requirements for this policy I was wondering if there is a specific goal that must be met to be considered "low emissions" for maintenance equipment? A big concern...

Is this strictly for non-profit organizations?

Pilot-Credits IPpc81: Green training for contractors, trades, operators and service workers
posted by SIG - Sustainability Main Account on Jan 25, 2015, 3:15 pm

Having worked for a green building educational non-profit and now working for a green building educational (for-profit) company that also provides LEED administration and consulting.... I see...

Last reply: SIG - Sustainability Main Account, Jan 26, 2015, 4:01 pm

State DEQ-Listed Brownfield Site- credit denied

NC-2009 SSc3: Brownfield Redevelopment
posted by Michele Otazua on Jan 21, 2015, 5:19 pm

In our first review, our credit was denied. We are on a zero lot line property with the building occupying the entire site, but the site is listed on the state DEQ register of brownfield sites...

Last reply: Michele Otazua, Jan 26, 2015, 4:00 pm

Is there a occupancy % under 100% that is still considered 100%?

EBOM-2009 PIf3: Occupant and Usage Data
posted by Vanessa Seibert on Oct 23, 2014, 7:36 pm

In our attempt to fill out PI form 3 we are recognizing that completing the form to note every time within 5 years that the 800,000 s.f. building was not 100% occupied (and the start and stop...

Last reply: Trista Brown, Jan 26, 2015, 3:36 pm