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89.87% Energy Star Rated, close but not close enough

CI-2009 EAc1.4: Optimize energy performance - equipment and appliances
posted by Mary Davidge on Jul 24, 2010, 5:22 pm

In our initial design review we have inventoried the new equipment and have achieved 89.87% Energy Star rated Equipment. We understand that there is no rounding up so consequently this small miss...

Last reply: Lauren Sparandara, Jul 27, 2010, 1:20 am

Delamination problems?

CI-2009 IEQc4.4: Low-emitting materials - composite wood and agrifiber products
posted by Michelle Raigosa on Jul 19, 2010, 8:42 am

Has anyone had delamination issues (or any other performance related issues) with composite...

Last reply: Maory Sciubba, LEED AP, Jul 26, 2010, 6:55 pm

Project Site: Commercial Salt Pan

CS-2009 SSc3: Brownfield Redevelopment
posted by Yong Lee Low on Jul 26, 2010, 5:23 am

The project site was a commercial salt pan, with parts of the site also serving as fishery and shrimp pool. The site hence has a high salt content and water table. The process of remediation was...

Last reply: Larry Sims, Jul 26, 2010, 1:50 pm

Licensed Professional Exemptions

CS-2009 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Heather Holdridge on Jul 23, 2010, 3:41 pm

on the forum: The Licensed Professional Exemption is basically a streamlined documentation path that is available for certain credits, particularly design-oriented credits where a licensed professional...

Last reply: Lisa Marshall, Jul 26, 2010, 12:30 pm

Water Use Reduction

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posted by ShaVon Diaz on Jul 21, 2010, 11:03 am

Yes, this credit does focus on efficiency, but does still allow the use of non-potable water. Notice that the rating system intent states "To increase water efficiency within buildings...." and...

Last reply: ShaVon Diaz, Jul 26, 2010, 12:04 pm

No smoking policy in urban area and the 25' rule.

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Paul Girello on Jul 22, 2010, 4:08 pm

We are certifying two buildings in Boston to be occupied by the State. The state has a No Smoking Policy on all properties. We know that we will have to determine how to convey this policy to the...

Last reply: Keith Amann, Jul 26, 2010, 10:19 am

Manufactured Offices?

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posted by Christopher Schaffner on Jul 24, 2010, 7:01 am

Not sure I follow your question? Are you talking about something like a construction trailer? The scope of 90.1 includes basically everything, except low-rise residential. So if you are trying to...

Last reply: Jun Hashimoto, Jul 26, 2010, 4:45 am

Length of construction project

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Jul 24, 2010, 11:03 am

Thomas, how long has construction been happening? There's no hard limit when it's "too late" to do an NC certification, but I've generally heard that when CDs are fairly complete or when...

Last reply: Thomas Boyd, Jul 24, 2010, 11:51 am

Also, fees...

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posted by Devyn Olson Sawyer on Jul 21, 2010, 2:25 pm

Any idea if we would have to pay a second registration fee? The...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 24, 2010, 11:46 am

EAp2 Tablep2-4: Baeline Performance- Degree Rotation

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by John Klein on Jul 22, 2010, 10:05 am

I am overseeing entry of LEED data for the project and have a question regarding what is meant in this table by baseline rotation? Can anyone provide a succinct explanation or point me to a...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 24, 2010, 10:34 am