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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

The Carbon Trust Good Practice Guide 237 — Natural Ventilation

NC-2009 IEQc2: Increased Ventilation
posted by Jean Marais on Feb 10, 2010, 12:28 pm

The Carbon Trust Good Practice Guide 237 — Natural Ventilation in Non-Domestic Buildings — a Guide for Designers, Developers and Owners

I can't find it. Not in the links given or using...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Feb 10, 2010, 2:39 pm

Interior Lighting- no "Non-business hours"

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Lauren Sparandara on Feb 10, 2010, 2:28 pm

I am working on a project that runs 24-7, every day of the year. Has anyone heard of exceptions made in terms of meeting the Interior Lighting requirement that "all non-emergency interior...

can you say more?

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Feb 4, 2010, 9:25 am

Hi Byron, can you say more about what kind of information you're looking for? Like, how does one make this happen, is it a good idea, etc.? Is there a model for this practice that you're looking...

Last reply: Byron Woodworth, Feb 10, 2010, 6:46 am

LEED Interpretations

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posted by Abena Darden on Feb 9, 2010, 4:59 pm

Tristan-I'd love to hear more information on this when you receive it. Thanks, Marian

We have a situation where the

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Andrea Anderson on Feb 9, 2010, 10:31 am

We have a situation where the contractor wants each subcontractor to remove their own waste and haul it back to their own base of operations. Here, the waste will hopefully be reinserted into the...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 9, 2010, 2:49 pm

similar to zero-lot-line situation

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Feb 8, 2010, 2:54 pm

This sounds similar to the situation encountered by zero-lot-line buildings (with no "site" to speak of), which LEEDuser discusses in our guidance on the NC 2009...

EAp2 vs EAc1

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Leandro Silva on Feb 6, 2010, 11:12 am

Please, correct me if I am wrong!
As I understand it, the energy simulation requirements of EAp2 and EAc1 are NOT identical. If I am correct, for EAp2 you:

Model the proposed design...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Feb 8, 2010, 12:28 pm