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Survey conducted before performance period

EBOM-v4 LTc1: Alternative Transportation
posted by Omar Elrawy on Nov 17, 2020, 4:15 am

Is it possible to have the survey conducted before even starting the performance period.
I understand from the credit language that there must be there a survey every 5 years, regardless...

Last reply: Trista Little, Nov 17, 2020, 6:40 pm

Blinds as Thermal Comfort Control

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Gregory Mason on Oct 29, 2020, 12:51 am

Hi all,

Has anyone used manual blinds as their thermal comfort control (radiant temperature) for multi-occupant spaces? I don't expect it to be an issue, as putting down blinds would...

Last reply: Gregory Mason, Nov 17, 2020, 6:23 pm

Hazard Levels?

Pilot-Credits IPpc98: Assessment and planning for resilience
posted by Laura Charlier on Nov 17, 2020, 5:41 pm

Can someone please point me to where "hazard levels" are defined for this credit? The Excel workbook refers back to the credit language for a "high hazard designation", is my understanding...

Test makeup water or blowdown water?

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Omar Elrawy on Nov 16, 2020, 8:35 pm

Dear all,

Should we test ...

Last reply: David Hubka, Nov 17, 2020, 2:15 pm

Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring in Warehouse

Warehouses-NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Gopinath Vasu on Oct 16, 2017, 8:47 am

Hi All,

I am working in a project where warehouse is ventilated with roof exhaust fans. The fans are constant volume and it operates continuously. So, is it enough to install a current...

Last reply: David Hubka, Nov 17, 2020, 2:07 pm

Hotel project in remote island

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Michael Aghabi on Nov 9, 2020, 5:14 am


We are designing a hotel project in a rural remote area in Saudi Arabia, and have an issue figuring out which Lighting Zone the project falls under. 

Under the MLO guidelines...

Last reply: Glenn Heinmiller, Nov 17, 2020, 10:36 am

Daylight Simulation Calculations

NC-v4.1 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Jamie Dubbe on Nov 17, 2020, 10:10 am

After some research it appears there are a couple of ways to produce the simulation calculations - Insight, LightStanza - however neigther of these are rated as acceptable for use on Department...

Difficulty uploading the form

NC-2009 PIf1: Minimum Program Requirements
posted by Avery Gretton on Nov 17, 2020, 9:47 am

Each time that I attempt to upload PI Form 1, this message appears: "Please make sure the correct offline form is uploaded for this credit". I've repeatedly downloaded, completed, and attempted...

Open-grid pavement system- is gravel inside the openings compliant?

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Aleksandra Prawda on Jul 29, 2020, 8:14 am

Hi all,

In my projects in Poland usually when we aim to achieve heat island option 1. points with non-roof "open-grid pavement" strategy we mean permeable grass pavers, just like the ones...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Nov 17, 2020, 5:19 am

Airport project requirements

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 17, 2020, 4:20 am

Dear All,

we’re currently working on a project of an expansion to an existing airport that intends to be LEED Certified. In what relates with acoustic performance requirements, on...