Do I have to model 25% default process energy loads even if the anticipated loads in the building will be much smaller?
Project teams should model process loads as designed. If process energy accounts for less than 25% of the baseline energy cost for the building, project teams should provide narrative justification for the low process cost, but should not arbitrarily set the process loads to 25% of the baseline load. The narrative justification could include the process energy densities (watts per square foot) as well as the schedule assigned to the process loads.
- We accidentally registered our multiple buildings project as a single building. Can we correct this?
- Can we change rating systems after we have registered our project?
- How do I change versions of the LEED rating system?
- Where can I find more information about sunset dates?
- Am I limited to providing documentation only for those uploads directly requested in the prerequisite/credit forms?
- How is the LEED Certification Agreement completed for LEED ND projects in LEED Online v3?
- Should I upload supplemental calculators as an Excel file or as a PDF file?
- Do areas have to be reported consistently throughout all prerequisite and credit submittals, and calculations?
- Should I upgrade my prerequisite and credit forms to the latest version, and how is that done?
- How can we stay up-to-date on changes to the credit requirements?
- Who can sign the LEED Certification Agreement?
- I will be submitting a project in the near future and would like to take advantage of an ASHRAE Standard addendum. Do I need to specifically comply with only the addendum requirements or all of the addenda associated with the standard?
- A small portion of my LEED NC building will be fit out by a future tenant. Since this is not under our project’s scope of work, can we exclude the unfinished spaces from the LEED NC submittal?
- Can we submit for an expedited review?
- If I originally selected the “Pay by check” option when submitting my project for review, can I decide later to pay by credit card?
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