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Hopefully eliminating the CBs will raise the quality of reviews

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posted by Nadav Malin on Aug 2, 2010, 9:41 am

Thanks for sharing this experience. I'm sure you're not alone.
This strikes me as a fall-out of the effort to scale-up certification capacity--which means more of it is done by people who...

Air curtains vs. Vestibules

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Rouba Nassar on May 31, 2010, 7:12 am

Hi,
ASHRAE 90.1 mandatory provisions require amongst other things to have vestibules for all main building entrances.
In a retail project, is there a possibility to replace the...

Last reply: Jean Marais, Aug 2, 2010, 7:16 am

Applicability of CPG sections 2.9 and 3.10

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by Clark Denson on Feb 26, 2010, 10:08 am

Like Heather's question above, what if the equipment to be installed is less than 5 hp AND doesn't fall under the HVAC equipment categories listed in section 2.9 of the CPG, such as Variable...

Last reply: John Bauer, Jul 30, 2010, 2:53 pm

RE: residential high rise: leed rating system selection

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posted by David Posada on Jul 29, 2010, 5:45 pm

The majority of these projects have pursued LEED-NC. I'm not aware of any that have done CS - but there is movement to extend LEED-H to high-rise residential projects, and I think that Pilot...

Last reply: stefano sani, Jul 30, 2010, 1:42 pm

Numbers of freezers in Portfolio Manager

EBOM-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Efficiency Performance
posted by Ashu Gupta on Jul 14, 2010, 1:11 am

I am surprised that the portfolio manager takes the number of freezers instead of capacity of freezers. I calculate that by increase number of nine freezers we can increase Energy star rating by...

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Jul 30, 2010, 1:23 pm

International Project

EBOM-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Efficiency Performance
posted by Ashu Gupta on Jul 29, 2010, 2:18 am

Is international project (outside US) not eligible to get EPA rating for LEED EB certification? is it necessary to choose national benchmark option to earn these points.

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Jul 30, 2010, 1:18 pm

Water Use Period

EBOM-2009 WEc3: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by David Waggoner on Jul 8, 2010, 5:18 pm

My performance period includes April, May and June for a project in Atlanta. I am comparing the actual water use to the calculated water use. The credit says that when I establish the baseline...

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Jul 30, 2010, 1:13 pm

Individual document uploads for LEED Online website

EBOM-2009 EAp1: Energy Efficiency Best Management Practices
posted by John Ida on Jul 26, 2010, 7:27 pm

The leed online v3 website shows separate file upload categories. If the mechanical engineer has provided the Sequence of Operations and the Systems Narrative as part of the...

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Jul 30, 2010, 1:09 pm

LEED Online- Protocol Tools or Calculators

EBOM-2009 EAc6: Emissions Reduction Reporting
posted by John Ida on Jul 13, 2010, 8:39 pm

The LEED Online template for EAc6 asks to "Upload completed protocol tools or calculators presenting data for building energy use emissions." in addition to the formal documentation from Energy...

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Jul 30, 2010, 1:02 pm

ASHRAE 62 done previously

EBOM-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
posted by Richard Navarro on Jul 22, 2010, 2:04 pm

We have done an ASHRAE 62.1-2007 calculation back in September 2008, is it possible to submit that calculation if we intend to submit the end of our performance period as August 31st 2010.

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Last reply: Jenny Carney, Jul 30, 2010, 12:53 pm