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Municipal Exterior Lighting included in LEED Boundary

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 15, 2017, 5:02 am


we are working in a project in which LEED boundary includes exterior lighting that will be installed and operated by municipal authorities (in public walkways and vegetated...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 15, 2017, 9:18 am

Group Approach- distance for calculation of diverse uses

CS-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 14, 2017, 6:25 am

Dear All,

According to Appendix C of LEED campus Guidance, the credit for surrounding...

Group Approach

LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 13, 2017, 9:56 am

Dear All,

Regarding LEED V4 – Group approach, I would like to clarify If may I use the group approach for the following:

  1. Project with 1 supermarket and several residential...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Nov 13, 2017, 12:08 pm

Group Approach- construction contract

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 10, 2017, 7:26 am

Dear All,
Regarding LEEd V4, using the group approach, what real means "group must be under the same construction contract"?
That means that the contractor must be the same?

Humidity control- "Unmet humidity load hours"

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Luis Andrade on Oct 31, 2017, 1:53 pm

Hi all,

I've been reading some of the previous comments about the humidity controls (both humidification and dehumidification). Am I correct to assume:

a) Humidification must be...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 6, 2017, 12:37 pm

Automatically controlled blinds modeling

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 30, 2017, 12:51 pm


I'm currently simulating a building that will be equipped with exterior blinds automatically raised and lowered as a function of incident solar radiation. Appendix G Table 3.1...

Last reply: Aru Sau, Oct 30, 2017, 4:09 pm

Building with similar floors and layout: simulation simplifications

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 27, 2017, 4:38 am


I'm currently analysing a building with several levels with similar layouts and glazed areas. Since...

Last reply: SSN Energy Model, Oct 27, 2017, 5:15 am

Museum additional interior lighting

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Luis Andrade on Sep 13, 2017, 9:47 am


We're currently modelling a museum in Portugal in which I am using the Space-by-Space Method for Baseline building's...

Last reply: Luis Andrade, Sep 15, 2017, 12:26 pm

Exhaustion rates in WC

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Maria Matos on Mar 24, 2017, 3:49 pm

Dear all,

I would like to know if it is mandatory to comply with minimum exhaust rates indicated in TTABLE 6-4 Minimum Exhaust Rates from ASHRAE 60.1 -2010.

We think that the...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Apr 20, 2017, 11:34 am

Building's equipment still uncertain

NC-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Maria Matos on Apr 6, 2017, 6:38 am

Hi Marcus,

We are working on a building which will have the following uses: offices, laboratory (pharmaceutical), showers and changing facilities, canteen and a smaller bar. This building...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 12, 2017, 9:35 am