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Agricultural land as previously developed land.

ND-v4 SLLp1: Smart location
posted by Kaushaveer Ghoora on Dec 20, 2017, 4:19 am

Can we consider land under agricultural use (e.g. surgarcane cultivation) as previously developed land?

Last reply: Kaushaveer Ghoora, Jan 8, 2018, 5:55 am

A Contradicting Requirement

NC-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Tee Howard on Nov 9, 2017, 8:26 am

We are currently working on an Airport Project and would like to pursue LEED certification. As a LEED AP, I understand that for the EQp2, there must be no smoking within the building under any...

Last reply: Trista Brown, Nov 16, 2017, 8:36 pm

ASTM E1903-97 Phase II Environmental Site Assessment- Local Equivalent documentation

NC-2009 SSc3: Brownfield Redevelopment
posted by Adrie Fourie on Sep 29, 2017, 6:53 am

We are involved with a project outside of the US that undertook a...

ASHRAE 90.1:2010- Manual or Partial Auto to 50%

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by André Harms on Sep 11, 2017, 10:47 am

The requirement states that “Any automatic control device required … shall either be manual on or shall be controlled to automatically turn the lighting on to not more than 50% power”


Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 12, 2017, 11:53 am

Practical implementation of ASHRAE mandatory lighting controls

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by André Harms on Aug 29, 2017, 11:22 am

As we are outside of the USA, ASHRAE 90.1:2010 is a new requirement that came with v4 and our designers have no experience in interpreting and applying the mandatory requirements.

Can you...

Climate Zone for Morocco

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Jean-Baptiste SARFATI on May 31, 2017, 4:05 am


I'm working on a pre-assessment for a project in Morocco and would like to see the minimum wall insulation.
I checked in ASHRAE 90.1-2010 but Morocco is not listed in Table B3...

Last reply: Jean-Baptiste SARFATI, May 31, 2017, 8:54 am

Motor efficiency in 50Hz countries

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by André Harms on Feb 21, 2017, 8:13 am

In response to the ASHRAE 90.1:2007 mandatory requirements for the efficiency of 60Hz motors, some had used the European IE2 standard for 50Hz motors and demonstrated equivalency. The ASHRAE 90....

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 21, 2017, 8:44 am

Commissioning required for a CHP?

NC-2009 EAp1: Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems
posted by André Harms on Jun 8, 2016, 10:02 am

One of our factory projects is planning on installing a...

Last reply: Scott Bowman, Jun 10, 2016, 11:37 am

Car wash bay

NC-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Marni Punt on Mar 18, 2015, 10:36 am

Hi, I am working on an office building and the team is considering to include a car wash...

Last reply: Geoffrey Katz, May 12, 2016, 9:34 pm

Natural Ventilation

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by Chilufya Lombe on Jan 21, 2016, 5:46 am

Good day, we have a project that is naturally ventilated. ASHRAE 90.1 2007 states that the energy cost budget method cannot be used for designs with no mechanical systems. We have all the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 25, 2016, 12:07 pm