GCEA LEED office SS c1 Sustainable Building

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New Year’s weekend 2011 – We used the nice weather to plant a thornless honey locust, lay the pavers and place the sedum carpet. It was 66 degrees on Friday when we planted the tree. And below freezing on Sunday morning when we wanted to cut the sedum carpet with a hedge cutter. It wouldn’t cut the frozen ground but …

Solar and Green Building Tour 2010

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Oct. 2-3, National Green Building Tour – Cincinnati shows off all the LEED Projects it has created! This month’s home page is dedicated to the Green Energy Ohio Green Building & Solar Tour, the world’s largest grassroots energy efficiency event. This event offers you the opportunity to tour innovative green homes and buildings to see how you can use solar …

GCEA LEED office EA p1 Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems

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Owner’s Project Requirements and Basis of Design Perfection Group is the Commissioning Agent for the project. These two projects were submitted for their required two project experience. Project 1: Manufacturing Company Headquarters The challenge was to design and build an energy-efficient office building. The customer (a leader in sustainable design energy solutions for many of the largest restaurant, supermarket, hotel …

GCEA LEED office PIf4 Schedule and Overview Documents

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Upload PIf4-1. Provide representative photos of the exterior of the building; with captions. If the project is in the design phase; upload a rendering and/or drawing. (Optional) Project narrative: The Lohre LEED Project is a makeover of an existing residential apartment into an office.

GCEA LEED office SS c2, Community Connectivity

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View LEED Credit SS 2, CI 2009 in a larger map LEED Credit SS 2, CI 2009 Community Connectivity – Documents the 10 Community Services that are within 1/2 mile radius of the office location. 1 views – Public Created on Jul 16 – Updated 4 minutes ago By Chuck Lohre – Rate this map – Write a comment Privacy …

Rom-Aire Solar Air Thermal Panels

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160, 4′ x 8′ Rom-Aire air-type solar thermal panels are offered for sale. Perfect for a LEED school or commercial building. These panels use the sun to heat air as it flows through the panels. Please download the PDF for complete drawings and specifications. Learn more PDF. Contact Green Cincinnati.

NY Times Picks on LEED

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A front page article from The New York Times (August 31, 2009) takes aim at easy criticisms of LEED, namely picking on individual points for landscapes with native plants and architecture featuring floor-to-ceiling windows. How we wish the article would have included a discussion of a basic LEED structure’s most significant attribute — the fundamental commissioning prerequisite. Fundamental commissioning is …

Sustainable Design tour of Cincinnati

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For the best experience of sustainable design Green Cincinnati would recommend visiting the following projects: Northside homes – Notice the 50 to 75 year construction materials and natural lighting design. Cincinnati Zoo Harold C. Schott Education Center – The solar cells and raingardens add renewable energy and water management sustainable practices. Sanitation District No. 1 – Where you will see …

Aileron Business Center, Dayton OH

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We toured Thursday, July 23 from 10 to 11 am at the Aileron Center for Business Excellence just north of Dayton, OH. From all reports this is a “Can’t Miss” LEED Project and is! The Branding Seminar ran from 8 to 10 am and included breakfast. Go to http://www.aileron.net/ for more information. From their site, “About Aileron In the words …