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No Cooling Tower, has to be large building and non-residential?

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Maria Porter on Apr 24, 2019, 8:20 am

Hi,

If our project(s) have No cooling tower and no district cooling, can we not take the credit based on that our buildings are too small and that they are residential (nursing homes)? Is...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Apr 26, 2019, 3:54 am

100% nonportable water for cooling tower

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Thomas Tran on Feb 13, 2019, 4:08 am

Hi,

LEED reference document says in the Required document Table (page 309):

- Nonportable water analysis (if use 100% nonportable water) -------------------------------------- 2...

How to control the maximum number of cycles of the cooling tower?

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Yoyo Shek on Dec 17, 2018, 12:03 am

Hi All,

How do we control the maximum number of cycles of the cooling tower?

Is it by controlling bleed off rate and make-up water rate according to the following method which I...

How to control the maximum number of cycles of the cooling tower?

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Yoyo Shek on Dec 17, 2018, 1:22 am

Hi All,

How do we control the maximum number of cycles of the cooling tower?

Is it by controlling bleed off rate and make-up water rate? 

Thanks in advance!

...

Last reply: Yoyo Shek, Dec 17, 2018, 1:23 am

Rainwater and cooling coil condensate

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Rob Hink on Dec 6, 2018, 10:32 am

Good afternoon,

The reference guide lists Rainwater as a good non-potable water source for make-up water. The proposed cooling tower manufacturer raised the following concern for use of...

Last reply: David Hubka, Dec 6, 2018, 10:57 am

No cooling tower- ACP

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Charalampos Giannikopoulos on Jul 30, 2018, 1:48 pm

Hi all! Does anyone know whether the “No Cooling Tower” credit is an alternative substitute of “Cooling tower water use” credit or a pilot credit? In other words, would a project which meets all...

Last reply: Ece Ersoz, Oct 22, 2018, 2:39 pm

Campus District Cooling Tower

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Heather Zeto on Sep 11, 2017, 2:48 pm

Our project is on a University campus, which utilizes a Distrcit Plant.  There is no Cooling Tower directly within our project, but there is one at the District Plant.  Can we count the District...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Oct 2, 2018, 2:45 pm

Water analysis

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Floyd Valade on Jul 27, 2018, 4:52 am

The documentation requirements for WEC3 requires the non-potable water analysis if using 100% non-potable (for 2 points).
As per points table, for 2 points threshold, min 20% non potable...

How Close for Cycles of Concentration

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Nathan Gauthier on Jan 19, 2018, 4:22 pm

The credit is pretty vague about defining the "maximum number of cycles without exceeding any filtration levels". Does this need to be exact (to the gallon over a year)? For example, one of my...

Maximum Number of Cycles

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Apoorv Goyal on Oct 11, 2016, 11:07 am

Hi, based on a water test report, if the number of cycles already exceed 10, does that mean that both points are achievable? The calculations for the project indicate the lowest number of cycles...

Last reply: Ben Stanley, Jan 11, 2018, 4:24 pm