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Campus-wide Group

Credit - Rating System Correction

Refer to the Credit Library or attached resource to view all major changes to the Renewable Energy credit in LEED v4.1

Credit - Rating System Correction

Change footnote text to, "For the purposes of this credit, low-emitting vehicles are defined as vehicles that are classified as Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV) by the California Air Resources Board. Fuel-efficient vehicles are defined as vehicles that have achieved a minimum green score of 40 on the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy... Read more

Credit - Rating System Correction

In the second line of the second paragraph, replace "IDc1" with "IOc1"

Credit - Rating System Correction

Revise the last paragraph of requirements to the following: "Occupants must have direct access to the view and be within three times the head height of the glazing. "

Under Step by Step Guidance, revise second bullet to read as:
"Identify interior features that may block the view to the window, such as structural columns.... Read more

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For those of you that don't know me, I'm the Director of Sustainability at the Structure Tone organization. Betting that you can guess what my role entails since you're all in similar roles and we've done the introductions a couple of times in different forums...given that I'd like to introduce myself personally.

I live in a suburb of... Read more

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Hi All,

I am looking for a lifecycle analysis consultant to work on a feasibility study in New York. They should have capacity to analyze and compare various architectural, structural and mechanical components for environmental impacts, primarily GHG emissions. Any recommendations are greatly appreciated.

_Ilana

Campus-wide Group

Campus-wide Group

Credit - Rating System Correction

1. Add the following after the bullet for Facts- NSF/ANSI 336

 Global Green TAG PHD labels issued after January 1, 2020

2. Delete the following bullet under Facts- NSF/ANSI 336:
Other USGBC approved programs meeting the material ingredient reporting criteria.

Credit - Rating System Correction

Add a new bullet under the Cradle to Cradle bullet that reads:
• Declare. The Declare product label must indicate that all ingredients have been evaluated and disclosed down to 1000 ppm.

Credit - Rating System Correction

Add a superscript for footnote 1 to each occurrence of the term "preferred parking".

Private Group

Credit - Rating System Correction

In the fourth line of the second paragraph, remove "/M-500"

Product Guide

People tracking pollutants and dirt into buildings can cause indoor environmental quality (IEQ) problems, increase maintenance costs, and reduce the life of the floor. When they track rain and snow on hard surfaces, it increases the risk of personal injury due to slips and falls.

BuildingGreen-Approved Track-Off Systems

BuildingGreen... Read more

Firm-wide Group

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Hello,

Has anyone come across a rating system 'crosswalk' infographic?

Cheers, Mona

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Hi all,

We are looking for a great energy analyst with communication skills  to join NBBJ - if you know someone who fits the bill, send them my way! http://jobs.jobvite.com/nbbj/job/oTrk8fww

Margaret

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I wanted to post a reminder for you all that the Sustainable Design Leaders Summit will be kicking off with a Pre-Summit workshop in Seattle July 31st, 9am - 3pm. If you are interested in joining your peers for this workshop, please see the registration link below. Also, if you know someone in the Seattle area that would be good to have in the... Read more