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NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Jyothsna Giridhar on May 28, 2020, 7:33 pm

We got the following technical advice for a project:


Last reply: DuWayne Baird, Jun 23, 2020, 3:55 am

Reflectivity of Sealed concrete

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Sadie Cline on Apr 20, 2020, 3:31 pm

The cutsheet of our concrete sealer says 45-65 @60 degrees for the gloss/sheen. Does anyone know, if that is the % reflectivity number we should use or is there a forumla for accounting for the...

Last reply: Kera Lagios, Jun 22, 2020, 9:55 pm

Work surfaces in Residential Units?

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Kristen Magnuson on Jan 12, 2018, 8:34 pm


Has anyone successfully attempted option F (work surface LRV) in Lighting Quality for projects with residential units? We'd like to claim kitchen countertops built-in casework as...

Last reply: Kera Lagios, Jun 22, 2020, 9:40 pm

Option 2- Strategy F: work surfaces comply but no movable partitions in the project

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Benjamin Weise on Feb 19, 2020, 2:39 am

We are planning to comply with the strategies A, B, C and F. The strategies A, B and C should not pose a problem. However, I am not sure about strategy F:

Work surfaces will be grey-white...

Last reply: Kera Lagios, Jun 22, 2020, 9:32 pm

Option 1. No Off-Street Parking

CI-v4.1 LTc5: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Waleed AlGhamdi on Jun 18, 2020, 8:51 pm


We have a CI project that is basically a renovation of an entire 8-floor building. We're not providing any additional parking, but the building does have an attached 3-floor garage...

Last reply: Waleed AlGhamdi, Jun 22, 2020, 8:57 pm

Can you get an ID credit on a CI project from being in an EBOM certified building?

CI-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by on May 29, 2020, 5:25 pm

Now that v4 has changed things a bit, I was wondering if I could apply the...

Last reply: Allen Cornett, Jun 22, 2020, 4:33 pm

Option E LRV for glass

CI-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Deborah Stadler on Sep 25, 2018, 2:27 pm

What should be included for LRV for glass walls?  LRV information on glass walls is sparse.  Just include the wall beyond and not the glass itself? If manufacturers don't have LRV for products,...

Last reply: Hrisa Gatzoulis, Jun 22, 2020, 3:07 pm

Applicability of BMS control for Multi-Occupant zones

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Gray Bender on Sep 13, 2016, 5:16 pm


I am looking to understand if it would be acceptable to provide thermal comfort control only through a BMS system for a multi-occupant space. Our building serves as a waiting area...

Last reply: Erika Duran, Jun 22, 2020, 2:32 pm

IAQ Testing Post Constuction- Pre Occupancy

NC-v4 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Peter Del Sette, Jr on Jun 19, 2020, 5:39 pm

I'm try to figure out how many tests I need to run for EQ3 V4. New building, 2 floors, 25K EA, some open areas, lots of office and meeting rooms on the perimter, not in a nonattaiment...

Last reply: Russ Pellegrino, Jun 22, 2020, 9:36 am

Is this a Design or a Construction credit?

CS-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by Maria Porter on Jun 18, 2020, 5:57 am


Is this a design credit or a construction credit? Wanting to substitute v4 “Renewable energy” (a design credit) and “Green power and carbon offsets” (a construction credit) with this...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Jun 22, 2020, 3:07 am