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Alarm to closed openings

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Vitor Tosetto on Jul 28, 2015, 1:12 pm


When we have a Naturally Ventilated Space, we can use an alarm to indicate that the openings are close.

Someone know if I can use an light alarm? or I must use an sound alarm...


EBOM-2009 SSc6: Stormwater Quantity Control
posted by Hugo Pereira on Jun 23, 2015, 4:11 pm

Hello there. My team and I are certifying a building in Brazilia, Brazil. I would like to check if I'm right about the procedure to accomplish SSc6.

1) Find the average weather year...

Last reply: Michael DeVuono, Jun 24, 2015, 3:35 pm

Modeling of CHP

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by MARCIO OROFINO on Mar 2, 2015, 2:55 pm

I am working in a project that had a previous consultant and we do not agree with the way the...

Last reply: MARCIO OROFINO, May 18, 2015, 1:57 pm

Energy Modeling In a High bay Industrial area + Office

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Marcelo Maciel de Santa Helena on Apr 7, 2015, 11:07 pm

What’s the best way to proceed with the energy model of the following case?
The building is a 4000m² manufacturing building where there is a small office area and a large high...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 9, 2015, 10:11 am

Actual Material Cost vs. Material Cost: what's the difference?

NC-2009 MRc4: Recycled Content
posted by Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira on Oct 13, 2014, 3:51 pm

We received a review comment regarding credits MRc4 and MRc5 of a stadium we are working on in Brazil.

The review team claims that "The Actual Materials Cost of Divisions 3-10,31 and 32...

Last reply: RETIRED, Apr 2, 2015, 9:30 pm

Services inside a mall would do?

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density and Community Connectivity
posted by Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira on Feb 12, 2015, 1:07 pm

We have a project built right next to a shopping center. The shoppping center has more than the 10 basic services inside. WoIuld those 10 sevices qualify? Or is the fact that they are all inside...

Last reply: Michelle Robinson Schwarting, Mar 2, 2015, 10:03 am

government areas

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density and Community Connectivity
posted by patricia vasconcellos on Feb 26, 2015, 12:24 pm

I have a project that is in a government area. A region of the city that has been set aside to house all the public departments. This area has different urban characteristics and for this reason...

Last reply: Ellen Mitchell, Feb 27, 2015, 12:35 pm

Option 1: Zoning and controls

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by Diego Pietzsch on Jan 23, 2015, 2:31 pm

I've been working in a LEED CI: Retail for a small store in a mall.

I'm wondering to persue the option 1: zoning and controls for the project but i'm not sure if the sales floor of the...

Last reply: Diego Pietzsch, Jan 27, 2015, 6:41 am

PBE Edifica for EAp2 compliance

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Mauricio Torres on Jan 13, 2015, 10:00 am


we are developing a strategy to reach a C&S 2009 certification for a commercial building in Brazil. I've read the following from the USGB website:


"Option 4...

Last reply: Mauricio Torres, Jan 13, 2015, 10:25 am

Deadline for Appeal

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira on Jan 13, 2015, 7:46 am

Hi Folks,

We received the final decisiona on a very complicated industrial building we are pursuing certification for and EAp2 and IEQp1 were denied. We are appealing, but process has been...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 13, 2015, 9:57 am