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CS-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Feb 16, 2018, 12:07 pm

I am designing the lighting system for 3 major office buildings. Around the building and in some balconies, the architect will specify some green areas and small gardens. The architect is...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Mar 9, 2018, 4:40 pm

Tenants advertising- internally illuminated signage

CS-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Mar 9, 2018, 12:58 pm

We are working on a Core&Shell project that includes a space that will be tenanted to a retail group (supermarket)

The fit-out will be performed by the tenant and it will probably...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Mar 9, 2018, 1:53 pm

LEED V4- Retail Vs Core&Shell

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Ricardo Sá on Mar 8, 2018, 7:17 am

Dear All,

We are currently working with a client that is developing a project that includes:

  • residential buildings
  • an area to be used as a retail (...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Mar 8, 2018, 2:02 pm

Eligibility- roof areas in the calculations of restored area and activated area

CS-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ricardo Sá on Mar 8, 2018, 5:05 am

Dear All,

We are currently working in a project of a retail building with the following characteristics:

  • sales area located, mainly, below ground (level -1);
  • car...

Hotel HVAC (electric) and DHW (gas) systems

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Feb 22, 2018, 10:48 am

Am I right to assume in the baseline building:

1 - The use of HVAC system 2 for all hotel spaces since it is considered a "Residential" building (according to table G3.1.1A of ASHRAE90.1-...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 27, 2018, 9:25 am

greenroofs soils

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 27, 2017, 11:11 am

Dear All,

Regarding NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat, vegetated roof may be counted if roof vegetation meet the credit requirements. However we need to clarify if...

Last reply: Calie Gihl, Feb 23, 2018, 1:16 pm

FAR in Protect or Restore Habitat

CS-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ricardo Sá on Jan 31, 2018, 11:46 am

Dear All,

According to LEED Reference Guide, credit Site Development – Protect or Restore Habitat:

  • REQUIREMENTS (pg 163): “projects that achieve a...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 14, 2018, 10:18 am

Lighting power allowance- loading bays

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Jan 29, 2018, 1:04 pm

I am current working on a project looking for certification under LEED V4.

The interior zones will be most office spaces but the exterior areas are mostly 2 uncovered loading bays for load...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 5, 2018, 12:55 pm

FAR calculations

CS-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ricardo Sá on Jan 25, 2018, 7:43 am

Dear All,

According to LEED V4 manual, on Protect or restore Habitat credit, Projects that achieve a...

Site LEED Boundary

CS-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ricardo Sá on Jan 23, 2018, 12:13 pm

Dear All,

On the Project Information sample form it is referred the Site area within the LEED project boundary. We would like to clarify which this area really means. We are involved in a...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jan 24, 2018, 9:23 pm