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Rotating Lab Equipment and How to Include It?

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posted by Brett Beckemeyer on Aug 21, 2014, 9:36 am

I am currently working on a lab facility which has five labs of varying types. Our original intent was to create our energy model only using the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 21, 2014, 10:24 am

LPD Method for the Baseline Energy Model.

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posted by Khaled Fouda on Jul 30, 2014, 2:53 pm

Do I have to chose one categorization procedure (Building Area or Space by Space Method) to determine the lighting power...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 30, 2014, 3:12 pm

Alternative Compliance Path: CS 2009 EAp2/EAc1

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posted by Jek Villarba on Jul 30, 2014, 6:20 am

I'm currently working on a Core and Shell project. According LEED, we can use the Alt Compliance Path for Core and Shell that revises the Points Thresholds based on Owner-Influenced Energy...

Last reply: Jek Villarba, Jul 30, 2014, 1:41 pm

Ceiling Tiles

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posted by Christina Contreras on Jul 17, 2014, 12:03 pm

We are currently building a school and one of our subcontractors asked if ceiling tiles count towards Energy and Atmosphere Credit 1? I read through the forum for this credit but could not...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 17, 2014, 3:32 pm

Solar Water Heating Modeling with Backup

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posted by Ralph Bicknese on Jul 15, 2014, 11:40 am

We have solar thermal system to provide heated water for a swimming pool, sinks and showers. The system has an electric water heater backup system. 1. Should the base system be modeled based on...

Last reply: Ralph Bicknese, Jul 15, 2014, 12:45 pm

Mixed building

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posted by Khaled Fouda on Jul 15, 2014, 11:32 am

Utility rates is a confusing thing for me, I am working on a building that has 9% Retail Area, 7% Church and the rest is a Residential Area.
The Retail Area consumes up to 15% of the Energy...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 15, 2014, 11:46 am

Energy Modeling Guidance

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posted by Ralph Bicknese on Jul 15, 2014, 11:29 am

We are modeling a gym in Guatemala where we will have no heating or cooling system but will have mechanical ventilation. How would we set conditions for the base model VS the design model; the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 15, 2014, 11:41 am

Site Lighting

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posted by William Holub on Jun 25, 2014, 10:03 am

Thanks in advance for any insight. I have a two part question –

1. I want to confirm that all site lighting within the LEED boundary can and should be included in the energy model....

Last reply: William Holub, Jun 25, 2014, 8:22 pm

EAc1 error on template

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posted by LEED Pro Consultant on Jun 9, 2014, 7:04 pm

Hello!
I am having problems with the EAc1 template.
The EAp2 and EAc1 reports 2 points for a 12.3% savings of a Major Renovation. (12% = 3 points for Major renovations).
Is it a...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 9, 2014, 7:09 pm

Educational Building with small greenhouse at exterior

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posted by Kristina Abrams on Jun 9, 2014, 12:40 pm

We have a large institutional project with a small greenhouse facility at the perimeter of one of the classrooms. The greenhouse is part of the building envelope, but the systems are separated...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 9, 2014, 3:11 pm