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CS-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Bryan Markkanen on Jun 4, 2021, 10:46 am

We have a Core & Shell project that is complete but doesn't have tenants.  The owner is having problems getting tenants (and their layouts/ HVAC needs) so we don't have a way to test the...

Equity Plan examples?

CS-v4.1 LTc3: High Priority Site and Equitable Development
posted by Casey Cullen-Woods on May 27, 2021, 11:46 am

Emily Purcell Green Building Specialist Solomon Cordwell Buenz LEEDuser Expert 180 thumbs up June 4, 2021- 9:48 am Hi Casey, I shared a few examples here:  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/equity-community-benefits Of course this is brand new in v4.1 so I don't know if anyone has gotten an answer from USGBC yet on what they are looking for. I think it's a safe assumption that they kept this credit requirement broad on purpose because there is no one-size-fits-all way to do an equity plan, and it's more about the process than a specific approach...but of course that makes it difficult to write...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Jun 4, 2021, 9:48 am

CO2 monitoring in return air ductwork in a behavioral health facility

Healthcare-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Bethany Beers on Jun 4, 2021, 9:23 am

We are currently designing a behavioral health...

Entryway System

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Summer Gorder on Oct 9, 2020, 9:21 pm

Does the 10'-0" entrway requirement only apply to the main entry or all entries to the building?

Last reply: Maria Porter, Jun 4, 2021, 3:51 am

glare-control devices for C&S

CS-v4.1 EQc4: Daylight
posted by Francesco Passerini on Jul 15, 2019, 10:32 am

Hello, the reference guide states: "Provide manual or automatic (with manual override) glare-control devices for all regularly occupied spaces".

Is that mandatory for spaces occupied by...

Last reply: David Hubka, Jun 3, 2021, 4:22 pm

How to document thermal comfort in incomplete spaces within the project

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by reham gamal on Jan 11, 2021, 6:36 am

Dear All,

We have a project where 60% of Gross Floor Area will be  Complete by the time of certification  and 40 % of GFA will be incomplete at time of certification. My question is how...

Last reply: Kara Strong, Jun 3, 2021, 4:22 pm

California Energy Wise Calculators

Retail-CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Cynthia Kaplan on Aug 20, 2020, 7:06 pm

We are renovating a university dining facility that is within a dorm. The Minimum Energy Retail Calculator includes a table for kitchen equipment, with a link to the California Energy Wise...

Last reply: Gabriela Crespo, Jun 3, 2021, 3:31 pm

Can we still get points with City's proposed Bicycle Network?

NC-v4.1 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Arega Mehrabian on Jan 14, 2021, 1:46 pm

We are currently designing Aquatic center near Pioneer High School. there are proposed/Adopted Bike Network passing our site. is that goint to be acceptable? or the only way we can get points is...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Jun 3, 2021, 3:26 pm

Category of cooling for process load

CS-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Narguess Kh on Jun 3, 2021, 11:49 am

How should I categorize the cooling required for IT equipment in data halls. Considering that the cooling in the actual building is provided by air cooled chillers, which are listed in Table 6.8....

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 3, 2021, 12:35 pm

DATA CENTERS- Baseline modeling

Data-Centers-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by David Lázaro on Jun 2, 2021, 12:51 pm

Hi Marcus,

We are involved on a Data Center LEED project and USGBC requires whole building energy modelling.

Gross cooling capacity SUM (kW) 33.992 with a...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Jun 3, 2021, 11:47 am