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(mis)Understanding the LEED Review (and appeal) process

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Susannah Goddard on Apr 28, 2015, 10:04 am

We have recently undergone the Final Design Stage Review and have some credits 'denied'. I was of the understanding that we could submit additional documentation to denied design stage credits...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 28, 2023, 4:31 pm

Modeling Exterior Envelope and Construction

CI-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Rajat Wadhwa on Mar 28, 2023, 2:38 pm


I am trying to model 10th floor in a 13 floor building, My question is should I make floor and roof as a void where there is no heat transfer between roof and floors, also for...

Any manufacturers that specifically address this credit?

Pilot-Credits MRpc103: Integrative Analysis of Building Materials
posted by Talia Fishman on Mar 28, 2023, 2:21 pm

I know that Sherman Williams provides a list of products that can be used for this credit. I am wondering if anyone has found other manufacturers that provide detailed information about there...

Certification Process- Is there a time limit for preparing documetation after the preliminary Design Review

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Konstantina Kalliakoudi on Mar 28, 2023, 9:45 am


I have following question about the  Certification process.

For the project I am working on, we will choose split review.

So, that means, that in the beginning we are...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Mar 28, 2023, 1:12 pm

Steel Finishing Products and VOCs

CI-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Akos Brandecker on Mar 28, 2023, 12:22 pm

We are working on a number of projects where a large amount of internal metal staircases and other architectural steel elements need finishing and painting on site. These are generally 2 pack...

Last reply: Michelle Rosenberger, Mar 28, 2023, 12:58 pm

Alternatives to whole building meter in a multifamily

NC-v4 EAp3: Building-level energy metering
posted by Camilo Velez on Nov 23, 2021, 3:53 pm

Good afternoon,

we are working on a multifamily project (registered as NC), by default all of the apartments have their own energy meter, but there is no single master energy meter...

Last reply: Blanca de la Fuente, Mar 28, 2023, 11:20 am

Site with no existing greenfield

CS-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Agustin Bertolotti on Mar 9, 2023, 9:01 am

Hi everyone

We are working on a site which is previously developed with no existing...

Last reply: Agustin Bertolotti, Mar 28, 2023, 10:16 am

USGBC calculator

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Emerson Alas on Oct 15, 2020, 11:28 am

The "Arc_Data_Template" is the same "USGBC Calculator" referred to in the reference guide?

Last reply: Chuck Lohre, Mar 27, 2023, 4:10 pm

No Mow Grass

Schools-NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Cynthia Kaplan on May 12, 2016, 1:39 pm

Can my school project utilize No Mow grass as part of our site restoration, or would this still be considered a monoculture?

Last reply: Danielle Waters, Mar 27, 2023, 3:36 pm

Modeling baseline building envelope for CI project, Purchased energy (condenser water)

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Yousef Abougabal on Mar 27, 2023, 1:50 pm

Project Type: LEED ID+C (CI) Version 4

Energy & Atmosphere, EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance & EA Credit: Optimize Energy Performance

Option 1 - Tenant Level Energy...