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NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Todd Tewksbury on Jun 22, 2017, 1:52 pm

When modeling district cooling and heating systems using Option 1, Path 1: ASHRAE 90.1-2010 Appendix G, the LEED Reference Guide instructs the following:
"If tariffs or rates are not...

Last reply: , Jan 6, 2023, 10:23 am

If all products in one category comply with the VOC emissions evaluation do we need to list the cost or surface area?

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Summer Gorder on Dec 22, 2022, 6:38 pm

We are having a tough time getting the costs from our subs. The subs says that the cost is bundled with other material and they can't break it up. Some are having to go there superiors to get it...

Last reply: Summer Gorder, Jan 5, 2023, 2:21 pm

Project Manager Job Opening at Sustainable Design Consulting's (SDC's) Washington, DC Office

Help Wanted: LEED-related Jobs
posted by Sandra Leibowitz on Jan 4, 2023, 9:06 pm

Sustainable Design Consulting, LLC (SDC) has immediate need for a high-performing, team-oriented Project Manager in our Washington, DC office to join our award-winning sustainability consulting...

Stone Counter Installation / Seaming of C'tops- Wet-Applied Products on-site compliance

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Sara Axon on Jan 4, 2023, 1:38 pm

The product that our sub uses is "Diatrex Transparent Knife Grade" & Axson Cream Hardener"  for stone countertop seams and it does not meet the limits. Any suggestions of products or how to...

Air Change Requirement

Pilot-Credits INpc155: Design for Indoor Air Quality and Infection Control
posted by Nina Szewczak on Jan 4, 2023, 11:34 am

Can anyone comment on the source of the #1.c requirement for five air changes per hour? We've reviewed HVAC-related infection control guidance from the CDC, EPA and ASHRAE, but none appear to...

What suggestions are there for the case of moisture damage from rain?

NC-v4 EQc3: Construction indoor air quality management plan
posted by Karen Shilo on Jan 3, 2023, 12:30 pm

Is it possible to utilize heating systems during new construction in order to dry out some moisture damage from rain prior to construction completion? Filters would be used to maintain indoor air...

Last reply: Karen Shilo, Jan 3, 2023, 12:33 pm

Air Sampling High Rises for Recertification

EBOM-v4.1 EAp2: Fundamental Refrigerant Management
posted by Karen Shilo on Jan 3, 2023, 11:32 am

What is the best way to air sample in the most efficient and cost effective way for a residential high rise for recertification? Our team has been able to identify each of the heating and cooling...

Waste Oil as renewable energy

NC-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by Vitor Leite Goncalves on Dec 22, 2022, 3:17 pm

Dear all,

One of our projects is a car dealership that is planning to re-utilize all waste oil generated onsite as space heating. Can this system be applied as...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 30, 2022, 10:47 am

Documentation for Project-Specific Recycling of Commingled Waste

NC-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Erica Downs on Oct 21, 2020, 2:51 pm

All the guidance I can find says to "provide documentation of project-specific rates" or the facility's annual average rate.  I cannot find info on what kind of documenation would be required for...

Last reply: Michelle Rosenberger, Dec 25, 2022, 11:48 am

exhaust fan/fume hood

Schools-NC-v4 EQp3: Minimum acoustic performance
posted by Kai Starn on Aug 2, 2022, 7:39 pm

Hi, working on a new school k-12 project with a chemistry lab. Does the 40...

Last reply: , Dec 23, 2022, 2:40 pm