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NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Lauren Baumann on Feb 18, 2020, 3:09 pm

The project is on a campus that contains a large bird sanctuary that is managed by the Owner, which is open to the public for passive recreation.  This wildlife sanctuary is not part of the Land...

Question on Table of ASHRAE 90.1-2010- How is prssure drop of the Air Heat recovery system of the base calculated?

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Stephan Zweig on Feb 5, 2020, 4:47 am

Please give me a feedback if I have calculated right the Fan Power of the baseline building. Note that my baseline building requires an air heat recovery system (based on ASHRAE 90.1-2010) and...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Feb 18, 2020, 9:53 am

Bio-based Materials- Landscaping plantings?

NC-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Renee Shirey on Feb 13, 2020, 10:56 am

Tristan Roberts Technical Director The Laurentia Project, HPDC LEEDuser Expert 11460 thumbs up February 17, 2020- 5:45 am It has been looked into and discussed... though no definitive answers on this thread:  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/green-roof-and-landscaping Can't think of any other threads and nothing came up via search for "planting" and "landscape" in v2009 forum. My subjective sense is that these "materials" are covered via the site credits and don't fit here, but if you can slot them into a CSI section that's included, maybe... Credit...

Last reply: Renee Shirey, Feb 18, 2020, 9:47 am

Credit: Grid Harmonization

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Stephan Zweig on Jul 17, 2019, 7:08 am

Dear Leed User,

I have a question about the Grid Harmonization Credit:

If there is no...

Last reply: Konstantina Kalliakoudi, Feb 18, 2020, 2:37 am

Control of Energy Recovery System in the Baseline Building: Is an Economizer required or not?

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Stephan Zweig on Feb 5, 2020, 4:42 am

Dear Leed users,

Baseline building based on ASHRAE 90.1-2010:

  1. In my case based on paragraph G3.1.2.11 and in accordance with Section due to the climate zone and the %...

Last reply: Konstantina Kalliakoudi, Feb 18, 2020, 2:27 am

Opportunity for "Salvage"

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Kath Williams on Feb 17, 2020, 2:01 pm

On many projects, the owners simply think of bringing furniture from previous office to save money.  This pilot credit gave one owner the opportunity to look throughout the corporation and find...

seperate control of presentation walls in small rooms

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Benjamin Weise on Feb 12, 2020, 5:16 am

Hi! There are big medium and small meeting rooms featuring presentation walls. They all have direct lighting from above the tables. In the big and medium rooms there are multiple lamps which can...

Last reply: Benjamin Weise, Feb 17, 2020, 1:39 pm

Multiple mode

Retail-NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Francesco Passerini on Feb 17, 2020, 11:49 am

In the form in leedonline for Sales areas lighting controls as "Lighting Control Type" the option "Multiple mode" is present. What is the definition of Multiple mode?


Does Option 2 apply to LEED for Retail?

Retail-NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Deborah Lucking on Jul 1, 2019, 4:52 pm

Here is the Credit language "For at least 90% of the individual occupant spaces in office and administrative areas, provide individual lighting controls. In sales areas, provide controls that can...

Last reply: Francesco Passerini, Feb 17, 2020, 11:45 am

Base buildings required in calculator & WaterSense labelled?

CI-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by RDK E&S on Sep 3, 2019, 2:57 pm

Hi everyone, 

I received a comment on a project for not including base building fixtures in the water reduction calculator. Based on the LEED user excerpt below, I was led to believe they...

Last reply: Eric Bautista, Feb 15, 2020, 6:23 pm