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Modeling Laboratory Systems

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posted by Victoria Watson on Oct 22, 2014, 7:15 pm

Hi, I am starting work on a laboratory building and have been looking at the standards to see how they apply. The project will use both an ASHRAE 90.1 2007 and 2010 baseline building (one of...

Last reply: Julia Weatherby, Oct 23, 2014, 7:44 am

percentage of vertical fenestration

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posted by Francesco Passerini on Oct 16, 2014, 4:14 am

I have a doubt concerning the percentage of vertical fenestration I have to consider for Table G3.1 5.c.
Let me give you an example. A squared building has four facades, all with the same...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 22, 2014, 10:43 pm

How to model thermal breaks correctly?

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posted by Saju Varghese on Oct 21, 2014, 5:28 pm

I have a question, we have received a comment from a LEED reviewer requesting for the following information:

"Table 1.4 of the template appears to indicate that all the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 22, 2014, 10:42 pm

DES Option 2- Clarification

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posted by FABIO VIERO on Sep 10, 2014, 11:44 am

Hi, we are working on a LEED NC 2009 project consisting of an office building, where the thermal energy (heating via hot water) is generated and distributed by means of a municipal grid (about 40...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 20, 2014, 11:37 am

Major renovation energy model

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posted by Ron Dean on Oct 7, 2014, 11:05 am

I am working on the energy model of an renovated building, where only the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 7, 2014, 11:14 am

Status of covered outside space and Energy Modeling

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posted by Amanda Johnson on Sep 15, 2014, 12:26 pm

Hello,
We are working on a mixed use project with a glass-covered outdoors space that fills the void between 3 different buildings (hotels, conference and restaurant). The space will be...

Last reply: Amanda Johnson, Sep 18, 2014, 11:31 am

Seeking feedback for denied credit

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posted by Brian Harris on Sep 16, 2014, 1:21 pm

Please see below for comments from USGBC relative to our design submittal for Portland Fire & Rescue Station 21 (1000020729).

We've sent inquires to USGBC several times with no...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 17, 2014, 9:59 am

Solar Water Heater Savings Calculation

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posted by Jimmy Sparkman on Sep 8, 2014, 4:43 pm

I need to document, through LEED NC 2009, my energy savings through the use of a solar water heater. I'm not certain if there is a savings estimating spreadsheet out there for use or not. If so...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 9, 2014, 11:21 am

Ashrae 90.1.2010, HVAC Table 6.8.1.C Water Chiling Packages Eff.

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posted by ABHIJIT PISAL on Aug 31, 2014, 10:35 am

In the table there is a mention of Path-A and Path-B.
Pl. help as to how to interpret Path-A and Path-B.

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 2, 2014, 8:53 am

Exterior lighting artwork- Process Load

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posted by Victoria Watson on Aug 28, 2014, 11:34 am

Hi,
I am working on a project where they are proposing a lighting installation forming a piece of artwork. They are asking whether it can be excluded from the LEED calcs.

My...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 28, 2014, 11:59 am