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Yard and lawn clippings

NC-2009 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Joanna Jenkins on May 25, 2010, 9:26 am

LEED for Schools requires a project to divert yard clippings from landfills. Is the same true for LEED BD+C 2009?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 25, 2010, 1:54 pm

Determining Recycled-Content Value

NC-2009 MRc4: Recycled Content
posted by Evan Shook on May 25, 2010, 9:15 am

In the reference guide there are a few different ways to determine...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 25, 2010, 1:51 pm

Rapidly Renewable Building Materials Domestically Manufactured

NC-v2.2 MRc6: Rapidly Renewable Materials
posted by Elliot Powers on May 7, 2010, 12:58 am

Our construction company builds projects for the federal government, which has "Buy-American" clauses in its contracts. This has pretty much shut us out of achieving MRc6. Does anyone out there...

Last reply: M C, May 25, 2010, 1:47 pm

Common Dumpsters for Numerous Projects

CI-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Kristy O'Hagan on Mar 10, 2010, 11:35 am

In a retail project within a shopping center redesign, common dumpsters will be used during demolition and construction for all tennants. There will be co-mingled recycling and recycling rates...

Last reply: Victoria Lockhart, May 25, 2010, 11:46 am

Check with GBCI on multiple building application

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on May 24, 2010, 8:04 pm

Look on the USGBC website for the multiple buildnigs and campuses application guide. This is only applicable to LEED-NC v2.2, and has not yet been updated for LEED 2009, but it may help you...

Last reply: Lakshmi Suryan, May 25, 2010, 1:02 am

Yes, it's possible

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on May 12, 2010, 5:17 am

Kelly, it is possible, although it may cost you an addtional review fee depending on how you've structured your review (see...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 24, 2010, 9:47 pm

Use of LEED Retail Draft credit SS 4

CS-2009 SSc4.1: Alternative transportation - public transportation access
posted by V. Miller on May 20, 2010, 8:21 am

I am working on a CS V.3 retail project. Rather than using the standard V3 SS 4.2 requirement, I'd like to use SS 4, Option B from the LEED for Retail Draft Reference Guide inlcuded below. Would...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 24, 2010, 9:31 pm

exemplary credit: two commuter train, light rail, or subway line

NC-2009 SSc4.1: Alternative transportation - public transportation access
posted by Anthony Bandy-Zalatoris on May 24, 2010, 9:46 am

Would a BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) line qualify as a...

Last reply: Mara Baum, May 24, 2010, 9:00 pm

APPA Custodial Staffing Guidelines

EBOM-2009 IEQc3.2: Green cleaning - custodial effectiveness assessment
posted by Rachael McClain on May 24, 2010, 2:01 pm

I was wondering if it was necessary to purchase the Custodial Staffing Guidelines handbook or are the guidelines provided in the LEED reference guide and through LEEDuser enough to conduct the...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 24, 2010, 8:16 pm

rented equipment

EBOM-2009 IEQc3.4: Green Cleaning—Sustainable Cleaning Equipment
posted by Rachael McClain on May 24, 2010, 2:35 pm

We rent equipment to do interim cleanings in-house, for example carpet cleaners can be rented. As long as the rented carpet cleaner meets the sustainable criteria we are still meeting the...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 24, 2010, 8:13 pm