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Baseline Virtual Energy Rate

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Nick Morgan on Jul 15, 2011, 12:14 pm

I am in the process of submitting the LEED templates (2009 NC) for EAp2/EAc1.

The building in question has been modeled using Energy Pro and has calculated a baseline virtual energy rate...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Sep 8, 2011, 11:11 am

Modeling OA for naturally ventilated space

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Orlin Velinov, PE on Jul 20, 2011, 1:20 am

We have a project that is a parking garage...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Sep 8, 2011, 11:04 am

EAC1- Day Lighting & Other Lighitng controls input

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by susan eguia on Jul 28, 2011, 1:44 pm

Hi,

We've only done the mechanical portion for this project but the client assigned to us the EAc1 credits. So, we're just coordinating whatever electrical information we need to complete...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Sep 8, 2011, 11:03 am

Comparing Process Pumping between Baseline and Proposed

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Evelyn Dicks, EI, CxA on Jul 31, 2011, 11:44 am

I am working on a lab building near the coast where seawater is pumped into the building for use by researchers. The system gets complex, but essentially we are controlling these large "raw"...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Sep 8, 2011, 11:00 am

Modeling PCW Heat Rejection for DES vs. System 5 (DX Cooling)

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Evelyn Dicks, EI, CxA on Jul 31, 2011, 1:14 pm

I am working on a building that supplies process cooling water (PCW) to lab spaces. The PCW rejects its heat through a heat exchanger to the chilled water system from a district energy plant....

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Sep 8, 2011, 10:54 am

Energy Modeling: Dome (Design) vs. Dome (Baseline)?

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posted by Nelina Loiselle on Aug 8, 2011, 5:14 pm

I am working on the LEED Certification of a 23,000sq.ft. concrete "business continuity" dome. It is literally a concrete dome. This building type was selected because it is resilient to hurricane...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Sep 8, 2011, 10:49 am

Baseline HVAC Equip Vs. Proposed HVAC Equip

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posted by Greengrade User on Aug 17, 2011, 10:07 am

Question:
Does the HVAC system for the baseline have to be the same type as the proposed design HVAC equipment?
(ie. could you use a...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Sep 8, 2011, 10:42 am

service energy

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posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on Aug 6, 2010, 8:46 am

In the LEED Letter Template, there are detailed rows to fill out energy consumption for different types of equipment that all can be categorized as "service energy" Is it allowed to fill out just...

Last reply: Nowfal Kunju Muhammed, Aug 10, 2011, 2:30 am

Building Envelope Requirements for Continuous Insulation

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Myra Villalobos on Jun 30, 2011, 3:34 pm

We have a project that has structural masonry walls, and interior steel studs. Appendix G requires 7.5 c.i. for our walls, so I have two questions:
1. Can the continuous insulation be...

Last reply: David Dowling, Jul 19, 2011, 3:27 pm

ASHRAE compliance with naturally ventilated building

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posted by Jean Marais on Jul 8, 2011, 9:51 am

As per the guidelines, my baseline mechanical system is incorporated into the naturally ventilated design case model 1 to 1, as a priority 2 kind of system that kicks in when the naturally...