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EAp2-Energy Modeling_ Natural Ventilation/cooling Equivalent in Baseline models?

Mid-Rise-v4 EAp1: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Claudio Leon on Oct 10, 2019, 4:02 am

Dear all,

As many of you may know, up until now ROS such as office rooms (Office), Bedrooms(Residental), etc. are not required to be mechanically cooled and sometimes not even ventilated...

80%- how to determine 80% of flush and flow fixtures

NC-v4 WEc4: Water metering
posted by Sue Bryant on Oct 9, 2019, 11:52 pm

The requirement is to meter 80% indoor plumbing fixtures and fittings as described in WEp Indoor Water Use reduction: lavs, toilets, urinals, showers. If you meter all Residential units in a...

Parking Under Cover and SRI Requirement

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Summer on Oct 9, 2019, 4:35 am


Our project have a 100% parking space under cover which means we are okay with option 2. Do we need to comply with...

Last reply: Summer, Oct 9, 2019, 9:23 pm

Calculator's "Zone Discharge Airflow" for a Core & Shell Building

CS-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Todd Tewksbury on Oct 9, 2019, 4:19 pm

We are looking to achieve the v4 Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance credit for an 11-story core and shell office building.  The building will be conditioned by central...

Calculating total materials cost

NC-2009 MRc4: Recycled Content
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Oct 9, 2019, 1:45 pm

So far, the materials that are included in the speadsheet calculator reflect CSI division 3-10.  And yet we have to account for Divisions 3-10, 31, and 32 when calculating the total materials...

All occupied spaces

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Maki Watanabe on Oct 9, 2019, 5:20 am

Hi LEED exparts,

All occupied spaces, not only regularly occupied spaces are required to meet requirements, according to the reference guide page 757. It is very stringent to follow that...

RCI Visual Inspections- STILL???

NC-v4.1 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Kimberlee Ilardi on Oct 7, 2019, 3:04 pm

We have a project that is using a Certified Commingled Recycling Facility for their single-stream recycling and they are giving us visual inspections, with a breakdown of each waste stream.  They...

Data center load calculation

Data-Centers-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Eshagh Yazdanshenas on Oct 7, 2019, 5:19 pm

I have a data center with 1500 kW nameplate power. I've seen that there are two different diversity factor and usage factor to calculate the total yearly electricity consumption of data center....

Calculations for volume of rainwater managed by GI or LID strategies

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by RUI MIAO on Oct 7, 2019, 11:04 pm

How to calculate the Runoff Volume  of bioretention area?

Flush-out during occupancy.

NC-v4 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Justin Brevick on Oct 8, 2019, 8:21 am

Our team is working on a CNG bus station renovation project for COTA (Central Ohio Transit Authority). We are renovating portions of the building that include the bus garage, bus maintenance area...