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NC-2009 SSc4.3: Alternative transportation - low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
posted by Ryan Gaylord on Feb 12, 2010, 2:30 pm

Due to the fact that new fueling/charging technologies are continuously being developed and adopted by the marketplace, the requirements for LEED SSc4.3 Option 2 have been forced to evolve over...

treat terraces like roof

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Feb 12, 2010, 10:10 am

We've got a tip on this in the Checklists tab of our SSc7.2 page.

"Treat terraces and balconies as roof square footage...

Multiple Buildings in LEED-EB: O&M

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posted by Chris Nixon on Feb 12, 2010, 8:23 am

CK,

Those are all valid points and some of the difficulties of Certifying a campus building under...

Great subject. I would add to

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posted by Jean Marais on Feb 12, 2010, 3:46 am

Great subject. I would add to say that as (27% all LEED registered ft² is outside the USA) LEED becomes the internationally dominant green building certification program, it should be considered...

I would check the intent of

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posted by Jean Marais on Feb 12, 2010, 3:30 am

I would check the intent of the credit and add to say that they pretty much would have all the properties that a roof would have. Also, make sure that you are consitant across the credits with...

Electric Car Charger

NC-2009 SSc4.3: Alternative transportation - low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
posted by Babette Jee on Feb 11, 2010, 8:40 pm

I understand that there is a J-1772 compliant outlet that only needs a
120v power supply. Will this be acceptable for Credit 4.3- Opt 2, Alternative Fuel Station?

LEED should prohibit smoking in buildings

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posted by Sheri Lucas on Feb 11, 2010, 7:42 pm

I'll throw my two cents in that the USGBC should consider prohibiting smoking for LEED certification. I understand that pressure from the tobacco industry might prevent an outright ban. That...

Footcandles at the LEED Boundary

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by April Ambrose on Feb 11, 2010, 5:17 pm

I've got a project trying to meet the requirements of LZ2 under this credit. the LEED boundary abuts the public rights-of-way at all points. It is essentially an island between streets. The...

LEED Interpretations

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posted by Jonathan Weiss on Feb 11, 2010, 9:53 am

This is welcome news that they are considering it - judging by anecdotal evidence, the biggest concern I have about eliminating precedence of previous CIRs is the inconsistency between different...

IEQp1 in international settings

NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
posted by Tristan Roberts on Dec 21, 2009, 2:06 pm

A couple of our readers posted questions in this space asking for specific guidance on applying IEQp1 in international settings, dealing specifically with ASHRAE-62 issues. I apologize, but those...

Last reply: Jean Marais, Feb 11, 2010, 1:35 am