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Wellness Area in Hotel

NC-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Susann Geithner on Sep 30, 2010, 2:26 pm

Do we have to include showers, body sprays in the wellness / spa area of an hotel in the calculation for WE P1? If so, how many FTEs would we have to apply to them? We would think that 5% of the...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 8, 2010, 2:41 pm

Peak and Average Transient Visitors

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posted by Geoffrey Tomlinson on Sep 30, 2010, 6:25 pm

I'm confused. Are they looking for a daily average and daily peak or a one time number. At a bank branch do they want to know that on average 100 people visit the branch daily and that on...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 8, 2010, 1:56 pm

Excluding Kitchens in Regularly Occupied Spaces

Schools-2009 IEQc8.2: Daylight and views - views
posted by Renee Shirey on Sep 28, 2010, 3:39 pm

Has anyone had success in excluding kitchens from IEQ 8.2 Views? It's listed on page 404 as an "Other Regularly Occupied Space", but with all the equipment, etc in that space, there aren't any...

Last reply: Carlie Bullock-Jones, Oct 8, 2010, 1:42 pm

Phased building construction and LEED--any references or advice

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posted by Walt Zapor on Jun 24, 2010, 4:52 pm

A school project - a renovation - is planned to seek LEED certification and consists of:
1- a section of an existing building where ownership is structured like a condominium
2- due...

Last reply: David Posada, Oct 8, 2010, 12:55 pm

Meet the Credit Intent

NC-2009 SSc4.1: Alternative transportation - public transportation access
posted by Karen OBrien on Oct 5, 2010, 8:37 am

I am working on a mixed use, residential/commercial property. We have five buslines that run to/from our site with a stop within 1/4 mile...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 8, 2010, 12:52 pm

Extensive Green Cleaning Policy

Schools-2009 IDc1: Innovation in Design
posted by Russell Philstrom on Sep 24, 2010, 3:53 pm

I have a client that has an extensive greencleaning policy that addresses the typical LEED-EB IEQ 3.1 High Performance Cleaning Program, but also includes 3.2 Custodial Effectiveness Assessment,...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 8, 2010, 12:43 pm

Gas Fired Equipment

NC-2009 IEQc3.1: Construction IAQ management plan - during construction
posted by Christopher Dewey on Sep 27, 2010, 3:48 pm

There is a project proposing temporary heating be provided by propane torpedo heaters for the winter. Do these heaters qualify as gas fired equipment that need to be exhausted to the outside?...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 8, 2010, 12:30 pm

Re: What System to Use for Industrial Existing Buildings

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posted by David Posada on Oct 8, 2010, 12:28 pm

We faced similar questions for a project that got certified under NC, but in your case CI may make the most sense.

We had several communications with the USGBC (this was pre-...

Building Area Method

CI-2009 EAc1.1: Optimize energy performance - lighting power
posted by Simon Sue on Oct 8, 2010, 4:34 am

If i were to use Building Area method to do my calculation, what building area types i should used for bank?

Last reply: Dane Sanders, Oct 8, 2010, 12:27 pm

Option 3- Measurement

CS-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Rouba Nassar on Sep 29, 2010, 6:40 am


Using this option, the LEED guidance requires to demonstrate through records of indoor light measurements that a minimum daylight illumination level of 25...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 8, 2010, 11:54 am