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Portion of gound level paving under building

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posted by Tilly Ford on Feb 15, 2018, 7:10 pm

Hi,

I have a building for which the ground level steps back and therefore the paving is shading by the building itself. I can't quite tell how to account for this, is it either:

a....

Last reply: Olawale Taiwo, Feb 14, 2019, 12:18 pm

How to calculate multi-level Decks / Patios

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posted by Sara Hickman on Nov 26, 2018, 5:56 pm

The project will have several patios / decks throughout, many of which will be covered by a large cantilever above (being the building itself). Should this be calculated under non-roof...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jan 22, 2019, 3:39 pm

SRI

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posted by zakir hossain on Jan 2, 2019, 5:46 am

Can i know what  is 3 year aged...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 7, 2019, 8:29 am

SR values for paving materials and contribution of vegetated planters

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posted by Lou Niles II on Dec 28, 2018, 2:26 pm

Hello looking for any help on this. It is nearly impossible to find Manufacturer information for DG (decomposed granite) walk paths. We have installed DG walk paths and area of planet space with...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 28, 2018, 6:59 pm

3yr SR / SRI values

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posted by Lou Niles II on Dec 28, 2018, 2:28 pm

I find it interesting that the sun bleached and aged colors somehow rate a lower SR value?? A dark color sun bleached after 3 yrs would be a light color....no? Are there facts and science support...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 28, 2018, 6:57 pm

Heat Island credit much easier?

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posted by Elizabeth Powers on Oct 5, 2018, 4:48 pm

Is anyone else finding this combined heat island credit much easier to get than expected?  Given that the thresholds were raised for non-roof paving SR, I understood that additives to lighten...

Last reply: Marisa Britton, Dec 7, 2018, 10:22 am

Option 2: Parking under cover

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posted by Konstantina Kalliakoudi on Dec 5, 2018, 4:35 am

Hello to all,

This credit requires the 75% of parking spaces under cover.

1. So this percents refers to parking spaces and not to parking area (m2/ft2), right?  

2. What if I...

Last reply: Konstantina Kalliakoudi, Dec 6, 2018, 7:06 am

Heat island Reduction and Airports

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posted by Konstantina Kalliakoudi on Nov 30, 2018, 5:15 am

Hello to all,

My question is a little bit general, so Ι address more to your sense. So I have an Airport Terminal. The customer wants to achieve a Silver certification. At this point I am...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 30, 2018, 9:54 am

Heat Island Effect for Existing Roof to Remain

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posted by Allen Cornett on Nov 17, 2018, 8:27 pm

How do you account for an existing roof greater than 3 years old that will remain?  Can the aged values in the manufacturer's literature be used in the calculations?

Last reply: Dustin Norton, Nov 19, 2018, 5:20 pm

Rural road- Pavings vs non paving

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posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 16, 2018, 5:58 am

Hi,

we are evaluating the LEED certification potential of a new winery that will be built in Portugal (using the rating system LEED BD+C: New Construction and Major Renovation)....

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 16, 2018, 6:40 am