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"Landscape = 5% of the total site area" Rule

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Peg Manuel on May 14, 2015, 7:12 pm

I've seen a couple different comment threads on this, so I just want to make sure we're doing the right thing, as we have 5 points pending. The "Bird's Eye View" of this credit (above) states...

Last reply: Andrey Kuznetsov, May 18, 2015, 9:52 am

Liquid hand soaps/body wash

EBOM-2009 IEQc3.3: Green cleaning - purchase of sustainable cleaning products and materials
posted by Jutta Berns on Feb 17, 2015, 6:33 am

We have project that is using a liquid body wash that is technically a liquid hand soap too (purchased as both but in different packaging). If the product meets one of the requirements of the...

Last reply: Barry Giles, Apr 22, 2015, 11:15 am

Basement lobbies

NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Marni Punt on Apr 14, 2015, 4:48 am

We have a project with 3 lobbies located in basement parking. The lobbies are not regularly occupied spaces, but are circulation spaces connecting to the main reception and lobby on the Ground...

Last reply: Marni Punt, Apr 20, 2015, 8:11 am

ASHRAE 90.1-2007: building height exemption

CI-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by André Harms on Mar 25, 2015, 1:10 pm

The client of an commercial interiors project location wants to avoid the use of motorized dampers where possible. The project extends over only the third (top) floor and a section of the first...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 14, 2015, 10:53 am

Process refrigeration

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by André Harms on Feb 12, 2015, 2:02 am

Apologies for posting on two credits but Scott Bowman rightfully suggested I re-post here.
Regarding an ice cream manufacturing facility where we are managing the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 13, 2015, 4:34 pm

Breakdown of HVAC points

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by Chilufya Lombe on Jan 7, 2015, 1:29 pm

Hi, for the HVAC Equipment points (5), our project meets the requirements of sections 1.4 and 2.9 of the core performance guide but not 3.10 since the system is constant volume (as most VRF and...

Last reply: Chilufya Lombe, Jan 12, 2015, 3:10 am

Ice-cream factory with sub-zero working conditions

NC-2009 IEQc7.1: Thermal comfort - design
posted by André Harms on Oct 24, 2014, 10:18 am

Good day,

The project I'm working on is an ice-cream factory which will have staff working for short spells (but more than 15min) in spaces cooled to down to -40C. This is obviously...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Dec 19, 2014, 3:09 pm

Car Park Ventilation Fan Energy Savings

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Chilufya Lombe on Nov 20, 2014, 8:10 am

Hi, on a recent project we were requested to provide evidence that 5 buildings built within the last three years did not have carbon monoxide sensors installed in the basement car parks in order...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 20, 2014, 10:35 am

Occupancy sensors: No override switch but with task lighting

NC-2009 IEQc6.1: Controllability of systems - lighting
posted by André Harms on Nov 3, 2014, 2:41 am


There are several spaces in a project I'm working on that have been designed with an occupancy sensor without an override switch but each individual work station does have controllable...

Last reply: Larissa Oaks, Nov 6, 2014, 11:26 am