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District heating and cooling

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Jul 13, 2016, 11:25 am

I am going to model a building that is connected with a district heating/cooling system. I’m going to use the simplified option of the document “Treatment of District or Campus Thermal Energy in...

Last reply: Francesco Passerini, Jul 20, 2016, 11:35 am

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NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Jun 3, 2016, 10:06 am

G3.1.2.5 states:
Ventilation. Minimum outdoor air ventilation rates shall be the same for the proposed and baseline building designs.
Exception: When modeling demand-control...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 3, 2016, 10:49 am

building area method

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on May 29, 2016, 10:12 am

Two issues regarding the building area method.
1. Can the reduction of the lighting power due to occupancy sensors (according to Table G3.2) be considered only if for the baseline model I...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 31, 2016, 1:01 pm

No-off street parking

ND-v4 NPDc5: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Elena Verani on May 26, 2016, 6:50 am

We have some on-street parking, and a multistorey car park in our site. How do we calculate the number of preferred parking spaces for carpool or shared-use vehicles? Preferred spaces will be...

Last reply: Eliot Allen, May 26, 2016, 12:07 pm

Use of HVAC condensate water

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Giuseppina Amorusi on May 13, 2016, 5:26 am

Hi all,
we would know if it's possible to use the condensate water from air-treatment in HVAC systems for irrigation to meet the intent of WE c1.
Do you know it?

Thanks.

Last reply: Giuseppina Amorusi, May 25, 2016, 6:44 am

existing not occupied parts

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on May 24, 2016, 10:59 am

In the building that I’m modeling some parts were existing prior to the project, some parts are new. Some existing parts were neither occupied nor conditioned but they are going to be occupied...

Last reply: Francesco Passerini, May 24, 2016, 11:50 am

margin

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Francesco Passerini on May 12, 2016, 4:37 am

In DesignBuilder for the daylight simulation you have to impose a value for the parameter "margin", which is defined in the following way:
Enter the margin (in m or ft) around the zone...

Last reply: bojana kovacevic, May 23, 2016, 9:55 am

French A+ VOC certification

NC-2009 IEQc4.3: Low-emitting materials - flooring systems
posted by LEEDme Lorenzi on May 11, 2016, 8:43 am

Is French A+...

Air- Water Heat Pumps

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Giuseppina Amorusi on May 4, 2016, 9:11 am

Marcus Sheffer LEED Fellow 7group / Energy Opportunities LEEDuser Expert 5590 thumbs up May 4, 2016- 10:00 am You may get a response here but you might be better off posting your specific Energy Plus questions on one of these forums. Of course search the archives first before posting. https://unmethours.com/questions/ https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/EnergyPlus_Support/info...

Last reply: Giuseppina Amorusi, May 9, 2016, 6:07 am

SSC 4.2- Bicycle rack

CS-2009 SSc4.2: Alternative transportation - bicycle storage and changing rooms
posted by Giuseppina Amorusi on Apr 22, 2016, 4:10 am

Hi all,
I need an information about the location of the bicycle rack.
I’m working on a Core&shell shopping center, less than 300,000 square feet.
The shopping center has...

Last reply: Charles Nepps, Apr 22, 2016, 5:06 am