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BD&C EAc5: Measurement & Verification

The cost premium of M&V installation and operation is typically offset by long-term energy savings, but this is highly dependent on the building type as well as the owner’s willingness to make needed changes and upgrades.

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NC | CS | Schools | CI EAc3 | NC-v2.2

A High-Impact Credit
EBOM WEc4: Cooling Tower Water Management

A successful water management program and automatic controls can have a much greater overall impact on your building’s water efficiency than retrofitting indoor plumbing fixtures. Depending on your local water rates, it can also bring your project significant cost savings.

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Issues Implementing LEED in China
China thread

LEED boundaries and site protection on campuses
NC SSc5.1

Use actual or default leakage rate values?

Ballasted roof performs better for energy purposes, but does not meet LEED requirements

"We've only seen this credit achieved in commercial buildings with underfloor air systems"
CI IEQc6.2

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"Can a hotel achieve this credit?"
NC IEQc7.2

"Historically only pre-consumer recycled content was excluded from this credit"

"Which manufacturers do you find easily provide the required data and have lamps with low Hg/lumen hour?"

New District Energy Guidance for LEED Released by USGBC

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