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posted by Steve Loppnow on Jan 5, 2010, 10:15 am

It does appear as though the only option for SSc4.3 in the AGMBC is for alternative fueling stations. Although I don't know definitively why this is, I assume it is so that the appropriate number...

The Naming of Options, and Knowing Which Applies to You

EBOM-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Efficiency Performance
posted by Jenny Carney on Jan 5, 2010, 3:08 pm

I just received an email with this question: "How do you know which calculator to use when trying to figure out the National Average. Your helpful hints indicate to use either calculator C or B....

USGBC provides additional guidance

CI-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Shannon Gray on Dec 3, 2009, 12:08 pm

The USGBC just posted a new document providing additional guidance on WEp1 and WEc3. This document covers fixture groups, daily use calcs, dual flush flow rates, and autocontrol faucets. Link...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Jan 5, 2010, 3:33 pm

calculation of Cr 6.1 Stormwater design-Quantity Control

NC-2009 SSc6.1: Stormwater design - quantity control
posted by Gregory Hurst on Jan 5, 2010, 4:00 pm

Your calculations are correct. You will have to develop strategies to infiltrate, evapotranspire, or...

Last reply: JP Rout, Jan 6, 2010, 4:03 am

VOC Testing

NC-2009 IEQc4.1: Low-emitting materials - adhesives and sealants
posted by Al Tibbs on Jan 6, 2010, 5:01 pm

I would not recommend a pid simply becauseit does not identify specific contaminants. I would use a Summa Canister for a more detailed and accurate analysis....

NC2.2 EQc6.1 & EQc6.2- Do the shared multi-occupant spaces need

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posted by Shannon Gray on Jan 7, 2010, 10:26 am

It would be best to come up with a consensus on the matter. If you don’t you are setting yourself up for further questions by the reviewer…it is best to avoid that! If for some reason, you can’t...

Calculations for SSc6.1

NC-2009 SSc6.1: Stormwater design - quantity control
posted by Gregory Hurst on Jan 10, 2010, 6:42 pm

Calculation of a 2-year, 24 hour storm is a lengthy process. See my comments above on this issue. Rainfall amounts, especially for one year, will not provide you with a 2-year, 24 hour storm...

As a CIR?

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posted by Joshua Radoff on Jan 10, 2010, 10:47 pm

Do you mean borrowing a credit that exists in one rating system to use as a...

understanding the Daylight Factor method

CI-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Alex Warburton on Jan 9, 2010, 1:38 pm

In the CI reference manual the calculation for Daylight factor is as follows:

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 12, 2010, 5:09 pm

CI 2009 ID C2.0-LEED Accredited Professional

CI-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by JP Rout on Jan 13, 2010, 8:17 am

I am a LEED AP and have enrolled in Prescriptive CMP for specialty for BD+C. I am now working for a project, which will be registered under USGBC for Commercial Interiors(LEED 2009 for...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 13, 2010, 9:20 am