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80% non-irrigated Native, 20% inefficient irrigation landscape

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Eamon Geary on Sep 1, 2010, 1:36 pm

Our landscaped site is approximately 80% natively, non-irrigated vegetated. However, 20% of our site landscape is forced (due to owner requirements) to irrigate grass in a fairly in-efficient way...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Sep 1, 2010, 4:08 pm

Photo Documentation

EBOM-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Paul C on Sep 1, 2010, 12:20 pm

Are there any rules against editing photos you upload to document signage. I have taken multiple pictures and photoshopped 'red arrows' to highlight where the signage is located as well as...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Sep 1, 2010, 12:36 pm

MPRs and temporary structures

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Aug 31, 2010, 2:51 pm

You may need to seek clarification from...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Sep 1, 2010, 11:50 am

Mobile Buildings not allowed in LEED

General forums
posted by Cara Mae Cirignano on Sep 1, 2010, 10:48 am

This MPR is intended to keep out buildings that are intended to be mobile - not those with short life spans. Although we don't wish to encourage short-term construction, buildings with planned...

material specification

EBOM-2009 SSc7.2: Heat island effect - roof
posted by Jutta Berns on Aug 31, 2010, 8:09 am

where we are located,...

Last reply: Jutta Berns, Sep 1, 2010, 10:08 am

Apartment-office building in China

CS-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Ran Zhang on Aug 30, 2010, 10:45 am

The project I am working on has three building as a whole. These three buildings will be defined as office use but designed as apartment style. It is defined as apartment-office building in...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Aug 31, 2010, 4:30 pm

official word from USGBC

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Aug 31, 2010, 3:34 pm

USGBC is now officially making moves in the direction of LEED Interpretations as discussed above. I've started a...

rating system selection policy

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Aug 30, 2010, 2:43 pm

With a question like this I always start by reviewing the LEED rating system selection policy.
Since it specifies that LEED-...

Last reply: Adriana Hansen, Aug 31, 2010, 3:18 pm

IEQ C6.2, acceptable adjustable diffusers?

NC-2009 IEQc6.2: Controllability of systems - thermal comfort
posted by mike diess on Aug 27, 2010, 1:01 pm

For those of us still using ceiling diffusers: What types (if any) have been accepted by the reviewers as having "adequate control"? My project has enough in place to meet the # per occupant,...

Last reply: Lauren Sparandara, Aug 31, 2010, 3:16 pm

Calculating Transient Occupants for a K-5 elementary school

Schools-2009 SSc4.2: Alternative transportation - bicycle storage and changing rooms
posted by Renee Shirey on Aug 29, 2010, 5:57 pm

Does anyone have a standard or rule of thumb to generate a logical number for volunteers and visitors in an urban area? If the school district doesn't have a volunteer program, then that answers...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 30, 2010, 10:24 pm