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Can this credit be achieved if no minimum local code requirement

CI-v4 LTc5: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Juliana Moreira on Apr 26, 2017, 10:46 am

I am working on an office fitout in central London where there are no minimum local code requirements for parking spaces. The code actually limits the amount of parking spaces to a maximum of 1...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Aug 28, 2017, 1:50 am

Option 2 Prescriptive Compliance EU labels for appliances

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Karen Elliott on Jul 31, 2017, 10:20 am

I know others have asked this but I cannot find any definitive guidance on how to relate for example a dishwasher with an EU energy rating to the Energy Star label. I have found the very useful...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 1, 2017, 11:04 am

ASHRAE 62.1 Vs UK's Building Regs Part F

CS-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Fleur Baguley on Mar 13, 2017, 11:45 am

Hi, I'm assessing a building in the UK. I note a paragraph under the credit for 'Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance' for using other, more stringent local codes in relation to ventilation. I...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Mar 29, 2017, 12:21 pm

Lighting power allowance calculations for V4 ID+C Retail

Retail-CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Joanna Peacock on Dec 12, 2016, 11:23 am

According to ASHRAE 90.1-2010, paragraph 9.6.2, an additional interior lighting power is allowed for the following categories:

a) Decorative lighting (up to 1W/ft2)
b) Merchandise...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 18, 2017, 6:46 pm

No smoking signage refused due to heritage building

Retail-CI-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Joanna Peacock on Jan 17, 2017, 9:39 am

This project is located on Regent Street, which is a very famous, historical shopping street in London. Due to the heritage nature, the design guidelines for the facade of all stores along this...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 18, 2017, 1:38 pm

Toilets for customer use

Retail-CI-v4 WEc1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Karen Elliott on Jul 1, 2016, 7:27 am

We have a small retail unit with no toilet access for customers. There are public toilets near by, but we have no relationship with the company that owns them, so I do not think we would be able...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 18, 2017, 11:23 am

Primer Sealer VOC Content

CI-2009 IEQc4.1: Low-emitting materials - adhesives and sealants
posted by Jordan Kirrane on Jul 14, 2016, 10:05 am

I have a water based primer sealer that the client is looking to use in order to fix artwork to the walls throughout their floors. The technical sheet for the primer dictates that the...

Last reply: John-David Hutchison, LEED AP BD+C, PMP, Jan 18, 2017, 8:58 am

Process temperature controlled space

NC-2009 IEQc6.2: Controllability of systems - thermal comfort
posted by Karen Elliott on Dec 2, 2016, 6:54 am

I have a project where the temperature must be controlled automatically to ensure the manufactured product quality is maintained. Personnel do work full shifts within that space with...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 7, 2017, 6:08 pm

Alternative Walkability Features

Pilot-Credits PC14: Walkable Streets
posted by Emily Loquidis on Jul 22, 2016, 7:35 am

Has anyone successfully submitted alternative approaches other than the 9 factors listed within the credit requirements.

Last reply: Qiongwen Kong, Nov 1, 2016, 4:50 pm


CI-2009 IEQc4.3: Low-emitting materials - flooring systems
posted by Alicia Costas Freire on Oct 24, 2016, 5:41 am


I am working on a project where it is proposed to lay a rug directly on top of the raised floor in some areas. As, whilst this will act as a floor finish, it is a rug and therefore...

Last reply: Andres Schwarz, Oct 24, 2016, 6:48 pm