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Courtyard Furniture Light

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posted by April Wang on Oct 25, 2017, 9:56 pm

Hello, 

For this credit, are we required to include any exterior lighting that are located in an interior courtyard that is surrounded by the building...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Nov 1, 2017, 10:33 am

Uplight

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posted by Carlie Bullock-Jones on Feb 12, 2015, 4:16 pm

We have fixtures that are located in a covered area (under a plaza) which exceed the allowable uplight rating. It seems reasonable to exclude these fixtures from the uplight requirements since...

Last reply: Donald Green, Oct 23, 2017, 4:56 pm

Existing Lighting Included?

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posted by Brightworks Sustainability on Aug 29, 2016, 11:48 am

Is existing lighting required to be included in the...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Sep 8, 2017, 11:00 am

Glare requirement exemption

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posted by David Makee on Sep 26, 2016, 2:13 pm

I saw a similar question regarding uplight, but is it possible for a building-mounted light fixture to be excluded from the glare requirements if it is shielded from the lighting boundary by...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Sep 8, 2017, 10:13 am

Trespass Calculation Method

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posted by April Wang on Feb 18, 2017, 4:36 am

Hello all,

In this project in Taiwan (I cannot find the country selection below), there are no available IES files nor BUG ratings for the exterior luminaires; therefore, I am pursuing...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Sep 8, 2017, 8:39 am

LED integrated in facade window frame/ MLO lighting zone

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posted by Ilse Dijkstra-Nugteren on Aug 11, 2017, 4:42 am

We are working on the LEED V4 certification of a project which will be located at the border of a business park and about 3 kilometers away from highways and an international airport. Between the...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Aug 11, 2017, 8:33 am

Lighting Boundary Line

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posted by Gregory Martin on Jul 26, 2017, 4:29 pm

Working on a project where the property line is adjacent to a railroad track operated by a private railway company(BNSF). Our building hugs the property line and I am wondering the the rail line...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jul 28, 2017, 11:38 am

Garage lighting

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posted by Brightworks Sustainability on Jun 27, 2017, 3:24 pm

This may be a silly question, but are fixtures attached to the garage considered building-mounted? The garage is separate from our LEED project but within the site boundary. Just wanting to see...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jul 5, 2017, 11:06 am

Zero Lot Line Property

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posted by Edgar Arevalo on Jun 14, 2017, 3:52 pm

The building that is going for LEED certification is on a zero lot line property.
There are no landscapes or anything else, just the building immediately surrounded by public sidewalks and...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jun 16, 2017, 12:57 pm

Above ground-floor horizontal exterior spaces (plaza, roof)

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posted by Jill Dalglish, PE on May 24, 2017, 6:23 pm

Forgive me if this was covered elsewhere but I couldn't find it. We have a building with a 4th floor plaza that will have landscaping and landscape lighting that will be inside the lighting...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jun 8, 2017, 10:40 am