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New technology not eligible for ID point

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Feb 4, 2010, 9:33 am

Good question, but I think you'll find that this approach is not accepted by USGBC/...

VOC Budget Method saved the day!

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posted by Andrea Anderson on Feb 3, 2010, 5:36 pm

I just ran into this problem on a project. One of the anti-corrosive primers was well above the...


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posted by Dave Intner on Feb 3, 2010, 5:19 pm

"Fees and turn-around times associated with submitting these inquiries is to be determined." ... Hopefully they don't get too hog-wild with the fees on this. We've already all shelled out 150...

Off Site Renewable Energy

EBOM-2009 EAc4: On-Site and Off-Site Renewable Energy
posted by Reynaldo Castro on Jan 9, 2010, 3:23 am

According to LEED-EBOM...

Last reply: Lana Malone, Feb 3, 2010, 4:01 pm

Dark Sky Calcs

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Lawrence Lile on Feb 3, 2010, 3:21 pm

If you've got full cutoff fixtures you are usually set. However, if you have a situation like we had earlier, with some angled spotlights, you've got a problem. We actually took IES data and...

Calculating FTE/Transients for Hospital environments

NC-2009 WEc3: Water Use Reduction
posted by Lauren Sparandara on Feb 1, 2010, 2:53 pm

I was wondering if the USGBC has provided any guidance regarding calculating the...

Last reply: Mara Baum, Feb 3, 2010, 3:07 pm

Grabbing a non-contiguous park

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Lauren Sparandara on Feb 1, 2010, 3:14 pm

A project I am working on is going to be utilizing an off-site park (it's across the street) for stormwater management. Would it be possible for our project to include this non-contiguous park as...

Last reply: Jean Marais, Feb 3, 2010, 7:06 am

Hospital water use?

NC-2009 WEc3: Water Use Reduction
posted by Tommy Linstroth on Jan 21, 2010, 11:26 am

In the credit language, hospital patient rooms are allowed to have faucets with 2.2 gpm. Does this hold true for operating rooms and doc offices? It seems it should, as in those areas you don't...

Last reply: Lauren Sparandara, Feb 1, 2010, 3:01 pm

LEED Interpretations

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Jan 29, 2010, 6:15 pm

I'm wondering if this is the same thing I've been hearing about, or something different.

What I've being hearing is that USGBC would be collecting up CIRs that they consider precedent-...

What about if no-use at all of 4 of the 5 mentioned equipments?

Schools-2009 WEc4: Process water use reduction
posted by Habitech Distretto Tecnologico Trentino on Jan 22, 2010, 1:13 pm

If in the school kitchen there is a dishwasher with the required performance and no one of the other 4 water consuming equipments listed in the requirement, together with the compliance to the...

Last reply: Andrea Traber, Jan 29, 2010, 4:00 pm