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Beach as a basic service

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density & Community Connectivity
posted by Lucas Bizelli on Jan 22, 2016, 7:13 am

We have a project in Rio de Janeiro that is near to the beach (between 1/2 mile). Can I count the beach as a basic service?

There are lots of futball, volleyball court and also fitness...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Jan 22, 2016, 5:27 pm

HC near Airport

Healthcare-v2009 IEQc2: Acoustic environment
posted by Saymon Grauppe on Oct 25, 2015, 10:18 pm

I'm working on the design of a hospital and there is a doubt in the table 1.3-1 of the Sound & Vibration Guidelines FGI.
The hospital is located 2600ft from the runway...

Last reply: Daniel Hicks, Jan 22, 2016, 4:54 pm

Footfall Vibration on HC

Healthcare-v2009 IEQc2: Acoustic environment
posted by Saymon Grauppe on Oct 25, 2015, 10:30 pm

There's another doubt now about Footfall Vibration .
It will be used a rubberized coating that reduces this effect and also has sound absorptive properties. This effect can be...

Last reply: Daniel Hicks, Jan 22, 2016, 4:41 pm

Exempt area of 10% in a Group Project

LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
posted by Gabriel Frasson on Nov 26, 2015, 11:52 am

We have a site that contains two buildings that are being certificate as a campus project.
In the ground floor of Tower A there are some stores that we want to exempt of the certification...

Last reply: Eric Anderson, Jan 21, 2016, 8:03 am

Oriented Strand Board- OSB

CI-2009 MRc6: Rapidly Renewable Materials
posted by Lorenna Lobo on Jan 12, 2016, 10:38 pm

Hi, is the oriented strand board - osb considered as rapidly renewable?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 13, 2016, 9:37 am

HVAC zone

EBOM-2009 IEQc2.3: Occupant Comfort—Thermal Comfort Monitoring
posted by Gabriel Frasson on Dec 22, 2014, 12:39 pm

I have a project that has fancoils separated by floor. Do I have to install umidity sensors in all rooms in all floors or can I monitore just one room by type (i.e: kitchen, office, meeting room...

Last reply: Melissa Kelly, Jan 4, 2016, 5:52 pm

Landfill Site Certification

General forums
posted by Marcelo Maciel de Santa Helena on Dec 8, 2015, 7:28 pm

We've been approached by a landfill company to perform a consulting for LEED certification of new projects.

The project for the site contains an administrative building and the landfill...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 30, 2015, 2:48 pm

Electric Vehicles Fueling Stations / Parking Spots

CS-2009 SSc4.3: Alternative transportation - low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
posted by Daniel Brum on Aug 24, 2015, 2:01 pm

Our project is an office building that is pursuing LEED for CS (2009). In order to comply with SSc4.3 we have chosen to install fueling stations for electric vehicles for 3% of the total vehicle...

Last reply: Daniel Brum, Dec 7, 2015, 6:45 am

Demolition records lost

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Lara Branco on Oct 8, 2015, 4:58 pm


I'm working on a project that has lots of demolition phases, because it depends on the expropriation of several buildings.
The first demolition occurred in 2011, when the...

Last reply: Michelle Reott, Oct 9, 2015, 11:58 am

calculator v06

EBOM-2009 WEp1: Minimum Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
posted by M. Galvao on Mar 31, 2015, 3:23 pm

I'm using for the first time the "water use reduction calculator v06" and I have a question about the table "flush fixtures".
When I have a toilet male, a toilet female and a...

Last reply: Kimberly Schlaepfer, Aug 27, 2015, 2:16 pm