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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

General forums
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?

General forums
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

General forums
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