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Aligning Regularly Occupied Areas Between Daylight and Views Credits

CS-v4.1 EQc5: Quality Views
posted by Elliot Glassman on Jan 13, 2021, 10:58 am

In LEED CSv4, the daylight credit assumes that the entire floor plate excluding the core is considered regularly occupied area. Taken from the 'Rating System Variation' section on page 735 of the...

Last reply: Elliot Glassman, Jan 15, 2021, 2:18 pm

Greenguard Gold certificate

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Jyothsna Giridhar on May 28, 2020, 7:33 pm

We got the following technical advice for a project:


Last reply: Emily Purcell, Jan 15, 2021, 1:10 pm

bicycle storage (racks) are located inside enclosed carparks- distances from bicycle network and main entrance

NC-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 10, 2018, 12:33 pm

Dear All,

We would like to clarify some questions regarding credit for Bicycle Facilities.

If bicycle storage (racks) are located inside enclosed carparks:


Last reply: Zeynep Cakir, Jan 15, 2021, 7:12 am

Lighting control strategy clarification

Warehouses-NC-v4.1 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Ricardo Sá on Jan 13, 2021, 11:07 am

Dear All,

according to reference guide, 1 point can be achieved by implementing the Lighting Control Strategy. This strategy states that dimmable or multilevel...

Last reply: Kera Lagios, Jan 15, 2021, 2:19 am

Can we still get points with City's proposed Bicycle Network?

NC-v4.1 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Arega Mehrabian on Jan 14, 2021, 1:46 pm

We are currently designing Aquatic center near Pioneer High School. there are proposed/Adopted Bike Network passing our site. is that goint to be acceptable? or the only way we can get points is...

Pilot-Credits EApc95- Alternative Energy Performance Metric- LEED Transit New York City

Pilot-Credits EApc95: Alternative Energy Performance Metric
posted by Pamela Mendez on Jan 14, 2021, 11:55 am

Our Project team was able to use this pilot credit to achieve (1) additional point for our Transit Hall Project located in NYC.  Due to the high cost of NYC district steam, the cost savings do...

Do jail cells need to have thermal controls?

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by on Jul 24, 2020, 1:40 pm

I am currently working on a project that has short term jail/holding cells that are classified as inidividual occupant spaces. Under LEED should these spaces be included in the thermal controls...

Last reply: Ken Gallegos, Jan 14, 2021, 9:47 am

ASHRAE 90.1-2010 VS. MLO lighting zone

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nuttanee Vongveeranonchai on Feb 12, 2019, 9:32 am

I am working on a project locating on a commercial corridor of a capital city. Per the MLO lighting zone, my project should be in Lighting Zone 3 since MLO allows only a case like New York’s Time...

Last reply: Nuttanee Vongveeranonchai, Jan 13, 2021, 9:34 pm

Water fixtures outside the project boundary

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Thomas Tran on May 19, 2020, 2:58 am

Dear All,

We claim water savings of a Warehouse project which does not install any water fixtures, instead they will be installed in the closeby new factory (under the same owner). We got...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jan 13, 2021, 5:16 pm

Cannot upload documents to LEED Online since Adobe officially started blocking Flash content today

Navigating LEED Online
posted by Bo White on Jan 12, 2021, 5:42 pm

I cannot upload documents to LEED Online since Adobe officially started blocking Flash content today (1/12/2021). Here is a related...

Last reply: Meghan Cole, Jan 13, 2021, 4:39 pm