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Tankless toilets, etc.

EBOM-2009 WEp1: Minimum Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
posted by Nadine Kotlarz on Jul 30, 2010, 12:30 pm

Our team is working through compliance option 4. Our building does not have any manufacturer cutsheets for the water closets or faucets. We need flow/flush rates for a 20% representative sample...

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Jul 30, 2010, 12:48 pm

Clean room project

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by javier bolanos zeledon on Jul 30, 2010, 12:13 am

How can I model a clean room project where there is a lot of non process load in the HVAC. Can I assume HVAC as process load since it is not just for human comfort and is also for having the...

Last reply: Paul Conrad, Jul 30, 2010, 12:28 pm

Fan Coil Units

EBOM-2009 EAc3.1: Performance Measurement—Building Automation System
posted by Ashu Gupta on Jul 26, 2010, 12:53 am

We have 500 Fan coil units in our project but they are not on BMS. Chiller, boiler, AHUs and other HVAC units are on BMS. So my question is should we integrate the FCUs on BMS to achieve this...

Last reply: Pierce Holstrom, Jul 30, 2010, 11:10 am

Is a single meter reading for a campus acceptable?

EBOM-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Efficiency Performance
posted by Yong Lee Low on Jul 29, 2010, 11:46 pm

If the project is a 3 building campus,and I split the space types into 6-7 categories but my meter reading is just from a single feeding point i.e. just 1 meter for the entire campus ,will that...

a good thing but not a LEED thing

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Jul 29, 2010, 11:21 am

We recently had a sort-of similar post on the EAp2 forum.
I would agree that you can't earn anything other than a warm fuzzy feeling for this, and...

RE: LEED project boundary in campus setting

General forums
posted by David Posada on Jul 28, 2010, 7:00 pm

It's hard to give you a definitive "yes" or "no" since how you apply the AGMBC to define the LEED boundary depends on whether you're certifying one new building in an existing...

Discrepancy between Reference Manual and Template

CI-2009 EAc1.2: Optimize energy performance - lighting controls
posted by Amy Rider on Jul 26, 2010, 5:25 pm

I am seeing a discrepancy between the LEED template and the IDC reference manual for EAc1.2.
The reference manual for second point (B) states the daylighting must be for 50% of the lighting...

Last reply: Amy Rider, Jul 28, 2010, 4:09 pm


NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Lauren Sparandara on Feb 4, 2010, 3:19 pm

Hello. What rooms exceptions have folks successfully passed? For instance, the hospital project I am working does not have daylight or views in some of its operating rooms, imaging rooms and exam...

Last reply: Anne Nicklin, Jul 28, 2010, 2:43 pm

LEED ID&C EA 1.3- 5 or 10 points for RP?

CI-2009 RPc1: Regional Priority
posted by Abena Darden on Jul 28, 2010, 1:39 pm

In my project's zip code (94128), for LEED ID&C, EA 1.3 is listed as one of the RP credits. However, in ID&C there are two options for EA 1.3-- doing either gets 5 points, doing both...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 28, 2010, 1:43 pm

DES vs purchased heat for 1! building

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Nicolas Galiotto on Jul 26, 2010, 9:52 am

Hi Christopher, hi everybody,

I've juste seen the two first posts on this page but it does not help.

We are purchasing heat from a district heating plant (100% green). The USGBC's...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jul 28, 2010, 8:38 am