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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

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


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

General forums
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

Applicability of published ID credit catalog

NC-2009 IDc1: Innovation in Design
posted by Joanna Jenkins on Feb 10, 2010, 9:57 am

There is a link to the Innovation in Design Credit Catalog on this site (thank you!) Can anyone clarify for me whether or not the ID credits listed as Accepted ("A") in this catalog are still...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Feb 10, 2010, 7:48 pm