[Bldg-sim] FW: new DES document is now posted

Jeremy Poling jpoling at epsteinglobal.com
Mon Aug 23 09:40:11 PDT 2010

Yes - the document Mike provided a link to is updated and the title was
updated to include LEED 2009.  Here is a direct link to the PDF with the
new requirements:




The link may change in the future if the document is updated or


Your question is making me think, though - I'll try to come up with some
additional thoughts after I have had some time to think about how I
would go about handling this situation.


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Is the "CHP Calculation Methodology for LEED-NC v2.2 EA Credit 1"
Document still valid? 

We have problem to proof the required annual efficiency of 60% because
plants are power plants who only share little waste-heat to district
heating network. 






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From: Mike Opitz <mopitz at usgbc.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 10:19:16 -0400
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Subject: new DES document is now posted

Good morning external DES stakeholders:
As an FYI, the updated & improved version 2.0 DES guidance document is
now official and posted. It covers D&C programs for both LEED v2.x and
LEED 2009; see the front matter in the document for details on how to
apply it to each. The EBOM version is not ready yet but will be later
this summer.
You can find this document at several places in the LEED area of our
site, including here:
A  big thank you to all who helped get it done. If this affects you or
your customers please help get the word out using all suitable channels.
Mike Opitz   PE,  LEED Accredited Professional
Vice President, LEED
U.S. Green Building Council
2101 L Street NW  |  Suite 500  | Washington DC 20037
202.828.7422 (main)
202.742.3744 (direct)
MOpitz at usgbc.org

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