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Heat pump and photovoltaics as District Energy System

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Giulia Guglielmo on May 20, 2019, 10:40 am

Building A is part of a complex of four buildings, but only the building A is subject of LEED certification. The building heating, cooling and service water heating system is served by a heat...

Baseline systems exception: A system for the kitchen in all electricity heating source

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by mohamed elagiry on May 20, 2019, 11:51 am

if we have system 6 as The main system which has the electricity as the main heating source, we have an exception for the kitchen according to G3.1.1 b which state to use system 5 or 7 for the...

Condo Building with EXTREMELY small units- around 400 sf

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Stacy Smedley on May 20, 2019, 12:14 pm

We are performing blower door tests on a condo project with units as small as 400 sf. The testing firm has indicated that the requirements for compliance are unreasonable and very challenging on...

MR credits- Option 1 & Option 2

CS-v4 MRc4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by Yoyo Shek on May 20, 2019, 6:19 am

Hello all, 

We are currently working on a C&S project (v.4). As the requirements for option 2 is an enhancement of option 1, it is possible to source a product that fulfills option 2...

MR credits- Option 1 & Option2

CS-v4.1 MRc4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by Yoyo Shek on May 20, 2019, 6:03 am

Hello all, 

We are currently working on a C&S project (v.4) and planning to upgrade the MR section to v.4.1. For version 4.1, it stated that project could earn 2 points if it fulfills ...

Option 1 documentation

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Sue Bryant on Jun 13, 2017, 1:57 pm

How are folks documenting this? Using Google Maps seems tedious. Are there other tools that can be used? For instance htaindex.cnt.
Thank you

Last reply: Hatice G., May 20, 2019, 4:34 am

materials that create the building or are attached to it

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Francesco Passerini on May 17, 2019, 7:05 am

The Reference guide states: "LEED refers to products and materials that create the building or are attached to it"

Are materials that create the parking spaces included?

I think...

"Pilot-Credits SSpc83: Offsite Financial Support for Habitat Protection"

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Yoyo Shek on Mar 14, 2019, 6:30 am

Trista Little Senior Consultant, WSP USA LEEDuser Expert 358 thumbs up April 11, 2019- 8:44 pm Hi Yoyo, yes you can replace the normal SSc2 Site Development credit with Pilot Credit 83. This webpage:  https://www.usgbc.org/node/5052535?return=/pilotcredits/New-Construction/v4  confirms PC83 is applicable for BDC v4 projects. And there's no distance requirement for the pilot credit, but as you point out, you have to donate to NFWF or FAS. Remember to also register for the Pilot Credit and complete all the requirements (e.g. the feedback survey and participate in the LEEDuser credit forum...

Last reply: Trista Little, May 17, 2019, 12:41 pm

Integrative process charrette and ANSI book

NC-v4 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by Kavita K on May 17, 2019, 12:24 pm

Hi all,

We are pursuing a LEED for Schools project and are looking to get the Integrative process credit. Couple of clarifying questions -

1) I could not find a proper list of...

surrounding density

CS-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Hatice G. on May 17, 2019, 8:22 am

Emily Purcell Green Building Specialist, Solomon Cordwell Buenz LEEDuser Basic Member 66 thumbs up May 17, 2019- 11:23 am There's a good thread on how folks are documenting this in the NC forum:  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/option-1-documentation-0 Log in or register to post comments ...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, May 17, 2019, 11:23 am