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F-00165 - At As Built, can I use the same energy modelling report that was submitted and awarded at Design Review?
Yes, conditionally.  At As Built, the same energy modelling report may be submitted for 15E Reference Building Pathway, if it was submitted and awarded at Design Review and no changes have been made to the design, on the following conditions:  The energy modelling report is to be accompanied by a confirmation letter stating that no changes have occurred between the design and...
Published on Fri, 3 Jul 2020
F-00169 - What standards can be used to demonstrate compliance with the credit criterion - Removing the source of Pollutants?
For the purposes of credit criterion 8.3A - 'Removing the Source of Pollutants' in Green Star - Interiors and 9.3A  'Removing the Source of Pollutants' in Green Star - Design & As-Built, where printing and/or photocopying equipment are present within the building, the Blue Angel certificate issued in accordance with one of the following test standards can be used to...
Published on Wed, 15 Jul 2020
F-00164 - How can I demonstrate that an 'organisation-wide' policy has been developed/ delivered at a building level?
The GBCA clarifies that 'organisation-wide' policies and plans may be used on the condition that implementation can be demonstrated at an individual building level by a documentation transmittal process.  The definition of 'implemented' in this context does not refer to the 'Action' or 'Data' elements of the credit criterion but rather evidence that the policy or plan has been adopted on-site...
Published on Tue, 30 Jun 2020
F-00158 - Are there alternative compliance requirements for the Green Star Accredited Professional (GSAP) credit?
Yes, the following alternative Compliance Requirements can be used. When used, it must be applied holistically for 1.1 Accredited Professional. 1. GSAP engagement from Green Star registration, or within one month following (rather than from schematic design); 2. GSAP certificate validity from Green Star registration to construction completion; and 3. GSAP involvement. To demonstrate GSAP involvement there must be at least one GSAP...
Published on Fri, 5 Jun 2020
F-00162 - Can a project demonstrate compliance with 12.0 Glare Reduction through a provision to install blinds by tenants?
Yes, the project team can demonstrate compliance with credit '12.0 Glare Reduction', through a provision for tenants to install blinds on the following conditions: Evidence is provided that there are no obstructions to installing blinds, and that the spaces are constructed to support compliant tenant delivered systems;  It is demonstrated that the future installation of blinds to windows is not impeded by...
Published on Mon, 1 Jun 2020

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