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LEED Life Cycle Cost Analysis: What is it? How do I calculate it?

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Question: Vikas asks: What is a LEED project's life cycle cost analysis? How do I calculate it? Answer: A life cycle cost analysis ("LCC") is used to measure the total cost of a g

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LEED IEQ: What is the MERV Requirement for the Air Filter at the VAV Box?

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Question: Dave asks: In our building, air is filtered at the air handler with a MERV 14 filter. Is there a LEED requirement for the filters at the VAV boxes that this air handler supplies?

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LEED Accreditation: What are My Options as a European?

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Question: Botonis asks:I am a Civil Engineer from Greece and I am interested in the LEED Accreditation Program. So far the LEED Program is not official in Europe. Is it possible for a Europe

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Low VOC Paint: Can Painting with it Stop High VOC Paint Offgassing?

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Question: Zachary asks: Is it beneficial to interior air quality to paint over old, non-low-VOC paint with low-VOC paint? In other words, will the off gassing from the high-VOC paint underne

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How Should I Build a LEED Certified Restaurant?

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Question: John asks: Hello, I'm thinking about starting my own restaurant and I want it to be LEED certified. It will most likely be in an existing building, but I do not have a set location

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Top Public Companies with Solar Energy

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Some of the nation’s largest businesses, such as WalMart, Apple, Kohls and Starbucks are leveraging solar energy to boost their bottom lines. These highly profitable, industry leading companies a

 
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Mitsubishi Electric HVAC’s CITY MULTI VRF Systems

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Product Review Variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems are widely popular in many countries around the world, but are only recently becoming more popular in

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What Is Post Consumer Recycled Content?

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Question: Recycled content goes by many names: Pre-industrial, post-industrial, pre-consumer and post-consumer... But what do these terms mean and what should we consider when choosing produ

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LEED Restaurant: What Green Restaurant Certifications Are Available?

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Question: Carrie asks: There are several green restaurant certification bodies out there. I am aware of GreenSeal, EcoCrown, Dine Green and LEED for Retail. Which one is the most reputable a

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3 Hybrid Hot Water Heaters for Green Building and LEED

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Hybrid hot water heaters combine the positive attributes of both tank and tankless hot water heaters, making them both energy efficient and practical. Because they save energy, they can contribute to

Annual solar capacity growth

Top Public Companies with Solar Energy

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Some of the nation’s largest businesses, such as WalMart, Apple, Kohls and Starbucks are leveraging solar energy to boost their bottom lines. These highly profitable, industry leading companies a

 
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LEED Life Cycle Cost Analysis: What is it? How do I calculate it?

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Question: Vikas asks: What is a LEED project's life cycle cost analysis? How do I calculate it? Answer: A life cycle cost analysis ("LCC") is used to measure the total cost of a g

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LEED IEQ: What is the MERV Requirement for the Air Filter at the VAV Box?

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Question: Dave asks: In our building, air is filtered at the air handler with a MERV 14 filter. Is there a LEED requirement for the filters at the VAV boxes that this air handler supplies?

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LEED Accreditation: What are My Options as a European?

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Question: Botonis asks:I am a Civil Engineer from Greece and I am interested in the LEED Accreditation Program. So far the LEED Program is not official in Europe. Is it possible for a Europe

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Mitsubishi Electric HVAC’s CITY MULTI VRF Systems

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Product Review Variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems are widely popular in many countries around the world, but are only recently becoming more popular in

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What is ASHRAE: How Does it Work with LEED?

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The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) was formed by the merger of two societies, the American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers (ASHVE), kno

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Ice Melt for LEED Buildings: What is a Safe Green Deicer?

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Question: Mitch asks: What ice melt chemical or product do you recommend for LEED certified buildings? Answer: Hi Mitch, thanks for your question on environmentally friendly de-ic

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