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BAS- Lighitng Control for Hotel Spaces

EBOM-2009 EAc3.1: Performance Measurement—Building Automation System
posted by Ashu Gupta on Jul 13, 2010, 6:12 am

Is it necessary to integrate the entire lighting to BMS such as Hotel lobby lighting, corridor lighting which is always ON (24*7)?

Also should guest rooms lighting integrate to BMS or not...

Last reply: Pierce Holstrom, Jul 21, 2010, 6:17 pm

EBOM change from 1993 to 1994 for WEp1/WEc2

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posted by Peter Dahl on Jul 21, 2010, 3:00 pm

Also note that the July 19 addenda shifted the pre-/post-1993 fixture baseline to pre-/post-1994. Though this will only affect buildings with plumbing systems installed during 1993 or 1994, the...

Renewable Energy to improve Efficiency

EBOM-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Efficiency Performance
posted by Heidi Creighton on Jun 17, 2010, 12:19 pm

If I have a PV system to offset the building energy use can I use it to show performance over 19% to meet the prerequisite (like in NC) or does the building efficiency stand alone to show 19%...

Last reply: Jenny Carney, Jul 21, 2010, 2:45 pm


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posted by Ben Koenig on Jul 21, 2010, 10:43 am

I can't imagine the USGBC taking out non-potable water consumption out of it without giving some other incentive to pursue collection. Rainwater harvesting costs money and it's a good thing. If...

Last reply: Ben Koenig, Jul 21, 2010, 11:05 am

From the current FAQ located

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posted by Tim Rogers on Jul 21, 2010, 10:53 am

From the current FAQ located here: http://www.usgbc.org/ShowFile.aspx?DocumentID=5732

Are international projects eligible...

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posted by Joel McKellar on Jul 21, 2010, 10:23 am

Tristan Roberts Technical Director The Laurentia Project, HPDC LEEDuser Expert 11456 thumbs up July 21, 2010- 10:29 am Joel, we'd love to set this up along with some other forum enhancements.... stay tuned.For specific credit forums, like WEp1, for example, you can subscribe by clicking on the link just below where it says "10 Comments" at the top of the forum. You can also acces this feature through your profile. Log in or register to post comments Bill Swanson Sr. Electrical Engineer Feyen Zylstra LEEDuser Expert 686 thumbs up July 21, 2010- 10:36 am Revisions are up to 40 pages now....

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jul 21, 2010, 10:36 am

Rated Power

CI-2009 EAc1.4: Optimize energy performance - equipment and appliances
posted by kelvin duen on Jul 20, 2010, 3:13 pm

I'm having a little confusion as to what "...

Last reply: Paul Conrad, Jul 20, 2010, 3:44 pm


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posted by David Posada on Jul 20, 2010, 1:13 pm

Yes, there's a steep learning curve for new team members using LEED Online v3. A couple of suggestions that may help:

- The forms do get saved online, so can be partially...

Process Load-Can I call my computer room units a process load?

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by John Harrington on Jul 16, 2010, 1:45 pm

I have a Liebert Computer Room Unit (DX System) it has a capacity of 137.8 MBH.

It has a low efficiency (8.2 EER), the min efficiency listed on the 90/1-2007 TABLE 6.8.1B is 10.6 EER....

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jul 19, 2010, 8:50 pm


CS-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by javier bolanos zeledon on Jun 29, 2010, 11:19 am

I'm modeling a CS office building, but have no tenants yet. It is my understanding that I have to provide tenant HVAC equipment as per baseline building requirements to the design building, in...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Jul 19, 2010, 8:45 pm