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Waste Heat from Landfill Gas Plant

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Aaron Luthien on May 10, 2017, 11:10 am

Hello all,

We have an office project which utilizes waste heat from the neighbor landfill gas plant. The plant and office is owned by the same company. The plant produces electricity from...

Last reply: Aaron Luthien, May 26, 2017, 10:48 am

Minimum Energy Performance

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Alexandra Mazzoni on May 23, 2017, 9:18 am

I have a question regarding equivalent standards : Is there an USGBC approved equivalent standard for projects located in France ?

Many thanks in advance for your assistance...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 24, 2017, 12:09 pm

Heat Island reduction provided by the building itsself

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Carmen Mielecke on Apr 19, 2017, 8:09 am

Dear All, if a Project consists of many small courtyyards and shade for those courtyyards is provided by the building...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, May 23, 2017, 7:09 am

Tenant Area Modeling

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Aaron Luthien on May 5, 2017, 8:45 am

Hello all,

We have a C&S office project where the owner prepares technical infrastructure for VRF heating cooling system in tenant area. All tenants are obligated to use VRF system...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 5, 2017, 9:45 am

Motorcycle parking spaces

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Catherine Verdier on Nov 14, 2014, 11:32 am

When determining the actual parking capacity of the project, do the small motorcycle parking spaces count ?
Since motorcycles do not allow carpool, it would seem coherent to exclude...

Last reply: Dana Waters, Apr 18, 2017, 2:14 pm

Taxi service to function as private shuttles

NC-2009 SSc4.1: Alternative transportation - public transportation access
posted by Dustin Schoen on Mar 29, 2017, 9:42 am

Our project is located in an urban environment, we are just a few yards short of fulfilling the requirements. Our project is expected to have as little as 5 FTEs, potentially even less. Do you...

Last reply: Kathryn West, Apr 3, 2017, 9:05 pm

ATES in combination with HP

NC-v4 EAc5: Renewable energy production
posted by Ydo Schuuring on Feb 3, 2017, 5:09 am

We would like achieve points for the credit: Renewable Energy Production. The design team is considering an Aquifer Therma Energy Storage (ATES) in combination with a heatpump.
Does this...

Last reply: David Eldridge, Mar 17, 2017, 6:18 pm

Clear definition for interior/exterior needed

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Björn Schön on Feb 17, 2017, 1:58 am

The Definition of interior/exterior in the LOW-EMITTING MATERIALS credit is a bit confusing for me. What is exaclty defined as a waterproofing membrane or air- and water-resistive barrier...

Last reply: Michelle Halle Stern, Feb 19, 2017, 12:49 am

Emission tests for 2-component epoxy flooring systems

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Björn Schön on Feb 15, 2017, 8:59 am

According to the LEED v.4 credits, it is possible to use different emission tests outside the US to comply with the requirements.

AgBB and DiBt testing method (2010) are mentioned there....

Last reply: Björn Schön, Feb 17, 2017, 1:40 am

Do ruderal vegetation areas count as vegetated areas or roof

CS-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Paul Deinhofer on Sep 21, 2016, 10:36 am

I'm working on a CS project (v2009) and I have a question concerning the definition of vegetated areas/roofs and the compliance with SSc5.2, SSc7.1, SSc7.2, etc.:
Do ruderal vegetation...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 19, 2017, 9:12 am