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Green Roof and Water Efficiency

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on Aug 26, 2010, 5:38 am

We have installed a green roof on an urban project (LEED boundary = building footprint) for a total of 58% of the building footprint. We have choosen...

Last reply: Lauren Sparandara, Aug 30, 2010, 3:43 pm

View calculations for future tenant spaces-HELP!

NC-2009 IEQc8.2: Daylight and views - views
posted by Peter Silva on Aug 30, 2010, 2:51 pm

Question: I am tasked with determining the view calculations for a 2-story office and retail building. The building is currently under construction and it includes future tenant spaces that have...

Last reply: Peter Silva, Aug 30, 2010, 3:06 pm

MERV 8 filtration

NC-2009 IEQc3.1: Construction IAQ management plan - during construction
posted by Franklin Snyder on Aug 26, 2010, 9:22 am

I have a project that a contractor assumed that 2-layers of...

Last reply: Allison Beer McKenzie, Aug 30, 2010, 2:23 pm

Vacation/Sick Days

EBOM-2009 SSc4: Alternative Commuting Transportation
posted by Andy Rhoades on Aug 30, 2010, 9:57 am

We have conducted an option 3, approach 2 (sample survey) for our project. The reference guide notes that if an occupant reports being absent due to vacation or a sick day, that it should...

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Aug 30, 2010, 2:18 pm

Shared Parking Area

NC-2009 SSc4.4: Alternative transportation - parking capacity
posted by Laurie Hammack on Aug 26, 2010, 7:43 pm

We are working on a project that shares a parking lot with a previous LEED certified project. The City is including that parking area in the required parking count for our project while raising...

Last reply: Lauren Sparandara, Aug 30, 2010, 2:13 pm

Dealing with MPR #6 if there is no meter

General forums
posted by Cara Mae Cirignano on Aug 30, 2010, 1:16 pm

In the MPR Supplemental Guidance ( http://www.usgbc.org/ShowFile.aspx?DocumentID=6473 ) we state:
"• Where whole project...

Lab Wastes

EBOM-2009 MRc8: Solid Waste Management—Durable Goods
posted by Jonathan Weiss on Aug 27, 2010, 3:24 pm

Is there any specific language anyone has found about contaminated waste? There are some clients who dispose of durable goods - laboratory refrigerators, other equipment - that cannot be...

Last reply: Dan Ackerstein, Aug 30, 2010, 12:45 pm

Maintenance Paint

EBOM-2009 MRc1: Sustainable Purchasing—Ongoing Consumables
posted by Lee Burns on Aug 18, 2010, 6:49 pm

I've been asked to document our mainenance paint purchases as GS-11. I can't seem to figure out where as I'm not convinced these are "ongoing consumables". We are not pursuing MR C1 anyway due to...

Last reply: Jason Franken, Aug 30, 2010, 10:57 am

ACEEE Updated LE/FE Green Score Document

EBOM-2009 SSc4: Alternative Commuting Transportation
posted by Andy Rhoades on Aug 30, 2010, 10:10 am

The link to the excel spreadsheet for LE/FE vehicles as defined by ACEEE is dated. Here is the 2010 link: http://www.greenercars....

Purchased wind energy

EBOM-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Efficiency Performance
posted by Chris Nixon on Aug 27, 2010, 3:40 pm

I have a client who has purchased all of his electricity from the Texas Wind Energy farm. Being wind energy, the source energy is almost the same as the site energy. However, since it's not...

Last reply: Chris Nixon, Aug 30, 2010, 8:06 am