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Baseline building: daylight controls

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 3, 2017, 8:11 am


my question is related with the need to consider (or not) daylight controls in baseline building. Table G3.1 (bullet 6) from ASHRAE 90.1-2010 states the following:

1) Proposed...

Last reply: Keith Robertson, Nov 27, 2019, 2:57 pm

Unfinished space- Cafeteria

NC-v4 EAp4: Fundamental Refrigerant Management
posted by Ricardo Sá on Aug 30, 2019, 7:04 am


I'm working on a project that has an unfinished space, but it is meant to be a cafeteria. I'm assuming that being a cafeteria, the space will have some sort of commercial...

Airport projects- LEED NC-v4: LT c4 Surrounding density and diverse uses

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Ricardo Sá on Sep 4, 2018, 12:08 pm

Dear All,
we are working in a project of a new airport pursuing LEED certification, and our clients asked us to perform a preliminary evaluation of the potential LEED score.
The new...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, May 14, 2019, 4:40 pm

Only commuter rail frequency complies with requirements

NC-v4 LTc5: Access to quality transit
posted by Ricardo Sá on Apr 15, 2019, 12:58 pm

Dear All

we are evaluating the possibility of certifying a distributrion center.

In what related LT C5 (“Access to Quality Transit”):

  1. the building is served...

LEED Certification- Buildings inside a campus

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Ricardo Sá on Apr 10, 2019, 10:29 am

Dear All,

we were contacted to make a commercial proposal for the LEED certification of 3 interdependent buildings located in the same campus:

  • large office building;
  • ...

Core & Shell” version of the “LEED BD+C: Warehouses and Distribution Centers

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Ricardo Sá on Mar 27, 2019, 1:20 pm


Last reply: Michelle Rosenberger, Mar 27, 2019, 3:05 pm

Refrigerated Storage rooms ventilation requirements

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Luis Andrade on Feb 1, 2019, 1:12 pm


I have a doubt regarding the need to ventilate refrigerated warehouses or storage rooms.

As per Addenda L of ASHRAE 62.1 - 2010, refrigerated strorage rooms with a cooling...

Last reply: David Hubka, Mar 21, 2019, 7:53 am

Flush-out- Hotel Facility

NC-2009 IEQc3.2: Construction IAQ management plan - before occupancy
posted by Luis Andrade on Jan 22, 2019, 3:11 pm


I'm currently working in a project that is a hotel facility.

The HVAC system type are 100% DOAs across the project and FCUs. However I'm having a problem regarding the...

Last reply: Dylan Connelly, Mar 4, 2019, 10:02 pm

Process energy compliance

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Luis Andrade on Feb 25, 2019, 6:42 am

Helo al!

We are evaluating the LEED certification potential of a new winery that will be built in Portugal (using the rating system LEED BD+C v4: New Construction and Major Renovation)....

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 4, 2019, 5:02 pm

LEED EB-OM- Office Building- Portugal- No Cooling Tower

Pilot-Credits WEpc94: No Cooling Tower
posted by Goreti Guedes on Feb 12, 2019, 12:26 pm

Dear all,

I have also some doubts about this Pilot Credit (No Cooling Tower):


''the baseline system designated for the building using ASHRAE 90.1-2010...