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Sidewalk Considered "Bike Network"?

NC-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Jenni Betancourt on Feb 16, 2018, 12:32 pm

Hey LEEDusers - If a sidewalk is min. 5' wide, will...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Feb 16, 2018, 5:25 pm

Wood Tables made for a retail Project

Retail-CI-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Cindy Davis on Dec 1, 2017, 4:49 pm

My retail project is having cafe tables made by the owners millwork company that would have metal legs and a...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Feb 16, 2018, 3:32 pm

ventilation chimneys for buffer space

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Nov 23, 2017, 12:18 pm

The corridors are separated from the staircase by two doors in order to create a space (buffer space) whose walls and doors are fire-resistant. That space is ventilated through a ventilation duct...

Last reply: Francesco Passerini, Feb 16, 2018, 12:59 pm

Landscape lighting

CS-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Pedro Ribeiro on Feb 16, 2018, 12:07 pm

I am designing the lighting system for 3 major office buildings. Around the building and in some balconies, the architect will specify some green areas and small gardens. The architect is...

Performing Commissioning Activities 3 years after occupancy

NC-2009 EAp1: Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems
posted by Gaston Viau on Feb 15, 2018, 6:52 am


Our NC-2009 project it's a 16,000sqf office building located in California.

The project has been finished and occupied 3 years ago. However, the Commissioning activities were...

Last reply: Gaston Viau, Feb 16, 2018, 11:56 am

tenants meters data collection requirement

CS-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Pedro Ribeiro on Dec 21, 2017, 10:52 am

A large office building is being certified using LEED Core & Shell.

All tenant spaces (3 - 5 per floor) will be endowed with energy meters (power meters only because tenant...

Last reply: Pedro Ribeiro, Feb 16, 2018, 11:54 am

Genera Emissions Evaluation- Hollow Metal Doors and Frames

CI-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Loretta Maine on Jan 10, 2018, 12:52 pm

Does Hollow Metal Doors and Frames need to be included in the Low Emitting Materials, Option 1. Product Category Calculations? Would it fall under the Ceilings, Walls, Thermal, and Acoustical...

Last reply: Marcia Weekes, Feb 16, 2018, 11:18 am

defination occupied spaces vs. ASHRAE 2011 handbook

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Ydo Schuuring on Nov 20, 2017, 2:14 am

dear all,

Credit IEQc9 requires that all occupied spaces should meet the requirements of HVAC background noise and refers to 2011 ASHRAE handbook, chapter 48, table 1. This table gives the...

Last reply: Levan Natadze, Feb 16, 2018, 6:56 am

Portion of gound level paving under building

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Tilly Ford on Feb 15, 2018, 7:10 pm


I have a building for which the ground level steps back and therefore the paving is shading by the building itself. I can't quite tell how to account for this, is it either:


Last reply: emily reese, Feb 15, 2018, 7:42 pm

MR c.1 Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by shane geraghty on Apr 25, 2017, 6:10 am


I am working on a new building project which is pursuing LEED certification and excavation filling from a different construction site nearby will be used for the new building.


Last reply: Dionisio Franca, Feb 15, 2018, 7:34 pm