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Criteria for third-party economic audit?

CI-2009 EAp3: Fundamental Refrigerant Management
posted by Kathy Buck on Aug 5, 2010, 11:54 am

Our building Owner concedes that a third party economic audit to determine the feasiblity of retrofitting the existing equipment will likely be an exercise that needs to be done for our...

Last reply: Shillpa Singh, Aug 30, 2010, 6:44 pm

Performance Period

EBOM-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Nell Boyle on Aug 30, 2010, 4:06 pm

So would the minimum performance period for this credit be 1 week or is it 90 days?

Window STC

Schools-2009 IEQc9: Enhanced Acoustical Performance
posted by Keith Robertson on Oct 15, 2009, 6:15 am

The requirement for a window...

Last reply: Daniel Hicks, Aug 30, 2010, 3:47 pm

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