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LEED international roundtable

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Nov 12, 2010, 10:11 pm

Melissa, you probably already know about the LEED international roundtable, but in case not there's a link to it. USGBC has been...

Last reply: Roberto Meza, Jan 17, 2011, 7:40 pm


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posted by Doug Hampton on Dec 13, 2010, 11:34 am

comments right here on the forum in any organizational form you prefer. I'm not totally sure I understand your comment about the outline format, sotTo be clear—what's being commented on are USGBC's new drafts of LEED, not my own commentary posted on the top of this section. Those drafts are quite well organized in the way you note.This forum is simply organized by threads that people post—so...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 17, 2011, 6:06 pm

Electricity usage x gross square footage

CS-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Adriana Hansen on Jan 11, 2011, 1:09 pm


I have a Core and Shell building under certification that has 5 underground parking floors. According to LEED Reference Guide, page 612, "projects which contain underground and/or...

Last reply: Adriana Hansen, Jan 17, 2011, 12:45 pm

where is the Low-Emitting Material Limits document?

Schools-2009 IEQc4.2: Low-Emitting Materials—Paints and Coatings
posted by Alison Y Rivenburgh on Apr 5, 2010, 5:32 pm

Under "Checklists," all of the EQ Credit 4's keep referring to the "Low-Emitting Material Limits document" but it does not appear to be in the documentation tool kit?

Last reply: Renee Shirey, Jan 16, 2011, 11:07 pm

Vegetated Open Space in the Desert

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Carrie Bradley on Jun 10, 2010, 11:52 am

The majority of open space on our project site (located in southwestern AZ) consists of a groundcover of native crushed rock and river cobble. Parking islands, bioswales and small planting beds...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Jan 14, 2011, 5:17 pm

MRc Bio Based Materials

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posted by Linda Smithe on Jan 14, 2011, 12:11 pm

Clarify Option 2: " Meet the requirement of Option 1." If you meet Option 1 why would you consider Option 2 with the addition of All materials must have 3rd party certifications....

LT Glossary

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posted by Linda Smithe on Jan 14, 2011, 11:58 am

Bicycle Network: Coordinate speed limit miles per hour with LT Walkable Streets and LT Alternative Transportation. At least in our area 25 MPH is as low as speed limits go unless at a school zone...

LT Appendix 2

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posted by Linda Smithe on Jan 14, 2011, 11:47 am

'The figures above may be used to determine occupancy for the following Credits: ' This is obvious, the following credits all need to be redefined to the new rating system. Example: There is no...

Land protection

Schools-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Robert Oetting on Dec 16, 2010, 8:10 am

When using the protecting 50% of the site to meet this requirement. What is the definition of "protect". Does this mean placing in a land conservation easement or other legal means of holding...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Jan 14, 2011, 11:25 am

LT Bicycle Network, Storage and Changing Rooms

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posted by Linda Smithe on Jan 14, 2011, 11:24 am

Under Bicycle Network: Define "all-weather route".
Also, "....designated for completion within the fiscal year that the constructing organization finalizes plans." Consider making this 2...